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Reference Librarian, Somerville Public Library (Somerville)

Reports to the Head of the Reference Department.
Works directly with the public
Assists patrons in using library resources of all kinds
Explains the use of reference resources to help patrons to locate information and materials
Aids in the selection of resources for the reference and general collections
Works on indexing files, readers’ lists, displays, interlibrary loans, patron requests, grants
Performs public service tasks in other Departments as assigned, including Circulation
Performs other duties as assigned


MLS from an ALA Accredited Library School and two years of professional experience in Reference work
Ability to deal with the public effectively and pleasantly
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across all departments
Ability to perform basic troubleshooting of library technology
Experience in an automated environment, especially Innovative, is preferred

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$51,479.48 annual plus benefits

Closing Date

How to Apply

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.


2021-06-17 |  Quick link to this job