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Technology Librarian, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

Are you excited about the possibilities that libraries can do with technology? We certainly are! The Belmont Public
Library is seeking a Technology Librarian who fits with our vision of what technology in public libraries can be. In the
past year, we've expanded online streaming services, rocked virtual programming, and figured out how to offer computer
appointments with contactless support. We’re looking for a librarian who is forward thinking, and capable of managing
the technology infrastructure of a busy library. Experience is key, but we’re interested in someone who is willing to take
on a challenge with determination and a good sense of humor.

This position is in charge of the Library’s technology growth: evaluating current and future needs, both online & in-
house, in addition to ongoing technology concerns - installing, configuring, and troubleshooting equipment and software.

Further responsibilities include serving as a website administrator; contributing to the expansion and maintenance of a
Library of Things collection; acting as technical liaison to the Minuteman Library Network; and working with Town and
School IT professionals to collaborate on opportunities. In addition the Technology Librarian maintains the technology
budget, computer warranties, software licenses and schedules.

The Technology Librarian works on the Reference Desk as part of the professional librarian staff for up to 10 hours per
week. In addition there are regular Saturday hours, generally scheduled every three weeks. As part of a recent bargaining
agreement, this position serves as designated “Person in Charge” of the library as part of a rotation when the Library
Director is out of the library. Supervision of a Technology Intern is also part of this position.

This is a full time 35 hour per week position covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Belmont
Librarian’s Association. The starting hourly rate is $35.041 for FY 2021 and qualifies for the Town’s comprehensive
benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday leave. This position
also qualifies for the Town’s pension plan.


Qualifications include a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with one year reference library
experience and 1-3 years of progressive experience in computers and technology responsibility, with network computer
experience a plus.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$35.04 per hour, 35 hours per week

Closing Date

April 26th by close of business

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and complete Town application to the
Town of Belmont, HR Dept., 455 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA 02478 or or fax to 617-993-2471 by the closing date of April 26, 2021. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2021-04-06 |  Quick link to this job