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Head of Public Services, Amesbury Public Library (Amesbury)

Job Summary:

The Amesbury Public Library is seeking an innovative and experienced librarian to lead the reference and circulation departments as one cohesive public face for the library. Together these departments provide access to library resources in support of the Amesbury community and the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (MVLC). This librarian will supervise and work with department staff to develop and implement the library’s strategic vision and services and initiatives that respond to the evolving needs of the Amesbury community. The Head of Public Services manage six (6) staff across the reference and circulation departments, overseeing all daily reference and circulation functions, interlibrary-loans, and network transfers on an automated library system. Occasionally this position will provide desk coverage for both the reference and circulation desks. 

Supervision Required:  Library Director, and Assistant Director

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Graduate of a four-year college with a Master’s degree in Library Science with five (5+) years’ experience in library administration required. Demonstrated supervisory/management experience required. Experience staffing reference and circulation desks highly desirable. Demonstrated marketing experience, particularly in social media highly desirable. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$31.62 an hour, 35 hours a week

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

To Apply

Send or email resume and letter of application to:

Alyssa Premo

Human Resources Office 

City of Amesbury

62 Friend Street

Amesbury, MA 01913 


2021-01-27 |  Quick link to this job