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Assistant Director/Head of Reference, Topsfield Town Library (Topsfield)

The Topsfield Town Library is looking for an innovative, friendly and energetic individual to become Assistant Director/Head of Reference. TTL needs someone who works well with their library colleagues, the public, and town departments. Building relationships with volunteers, the community, and Friends of the Library, is important to us. Excellent customer service towards patrons of all ages and backgrounds is essential. Baking skills are much appreciated but not required.

- Oversees all functions related to the provision of information and reference services in the library, including readers’ advisory, local history inquiries and technology assistance.

- Supervises the reference staff.

- Liaison to the Friends of the Topsfield Town Library.

- Manages home bound delivery program.

- Manages Project/Craft space including programming and marketing of programs and services.

- Develops collection of the print/non print materials in the Reference/non fiction areas.

- Develops website content relating to Reference/Information services, develops content for social media posts, develops brochures marketing library information services.

- With the Director, oversees the care and maintenance of the library facility.

- Assumes responsibility for the operation of the library in the absence of the Library Director.


Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution with three years’ experience. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$56,807 - $58,354

Closing Date

Open until a qualified candidate is hired.

How to Apply

Submit a letter of interest and resume to Laura Zalewski, Library Director, 1 South Common Street, Topsfield, MA 01983.


2021-05-11 |  Quick link to this job