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Head of Circulation, Swampscott Public Library (Swampscott)

Head of Circulation

General Statement of Duties: Performs professional and supervisory tasks at the Circulation Desk. The work is performed under the general direction of the Library Director.  General supervision is exercised over all Library Assistants and Part-Time Aides. The Head of Circulation is expected to work 35 hours per week with alternating Saturdays and one evening shift


 Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Broad reading background; ability to supervise, ability to interpret community interests and needs, ability to develop systems and methods to get maximum use out of library materials and personnel; ability to meet and deal with people effectively; ability to discern reader interest level; ability to foster a friendly and supportive attitude toward patrons and ability to foster cooperation among staff

Physical Demands: The employee is frequently required to stand for a period of time. He or she must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Education and Experience: MLS preferred; college degree with some previous library experience in an automated network required, supervisory experience required.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Salary commensurate with experience- Salary range $45,841.64-$54,761.20

Closing Date

March 10, 2021

How to Apply

Please send an introductory letter and a copy of a resume to

Alyce Deveau( or hard copy to

Alyce Deveau

Swampscott Public Librqary

61 Burrill Street

Swampscott, MA 01907


2021-01-27 |  Quick link to this job