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Assistant Head of Children's Services, Goodnow Library (Sudbury)

The Goodnow Library is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who can provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for children and families.  Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s Services the Assistant Head of Children’s Services will play a vital role in the development and implementation of outstanding Library programs and services for children.  The ideal candidate will be dedicated to the promotion of early literacy and demonstrate a strong passion for collection development.  A positive attitude, flexibility, and desire to learn are essential.

The Assistant Head of Children’s Services will provide a wide range of Library services for children, families, caregivers, and educators. Daily responsibilities include reference and readers' advisory services, the development and implementation of programs, and the coordination of departmental volunteers. The Assistant Head of Children’s Services will actively participate in the advancement of services through a wide variety of marketing efforts, including newsletters, email blasts, print and electronic handouts, and social media.


Master’s Degree in Library Science or enrollment in a L.S. graduate program from an accredited institution. One to two years working with children in a Library setting preferred. Applicants adept at providing reader’s advisory services to school age children and experience running music and movement programs for infants and toddlers will be given greater consideration. Available to work one evening per week and one Saturday a month, in addition to special events.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$48,511.00 - $63,804.00  / year

Closing Date

July 28, 2021

How to Apply

Please Submit Cover Letter & Resume to: Emelia Thibeault via email: 


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