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Reference/Community Services & Adult Programming Librarian, Billerica Public Library (Billerica)

The Town of Billerica seeks a full-time Reference/Community Services Librarian & Adult Programming Librarian. The Reference/Community Services & Adult Programming Librarian builds and maintains strong partnerships with and provides on-site and off-site programs and services for individuals, community groups/organizations, and local businesses in Billerica to fully integrate the library into the community. As a member of the Reference Department, the Reference/Community Services & Adult Programming Librarian also provides exemplary public service while staffing the reference desk during regularly scheduled shifts.

Responsibilities:

· Facilitates access to library materials in all available formats and provides expert guidance to patrons of all ages requesting information or on-the-spot assistance with technology

· Proposes, plans, and oversees the library’s adult programs

· Collaborates and partners with community groups/organizations in Billerica to fully integrate the library into the community

· Delivers programming to the Council on Aging and off-site residential locations, including the Billerica Housing Authority and assisted living facilities in town

· Represents the library at community events and gatherings

· Supports efforts to increase awareness and usage of the library through the development of print and electronic marketing content

· Distributes print marketing materials to various locations in town

· In collaboration with the Council on Aging, manages and oversees Senior Tax Volunteers working in the library

· Selects library materials for purchase in assigned areas

· Attends workshops, trainings, and conferences, and participates in professional development activities

· Performs other duties as assigned

Schedule: 37.5-hour work week includes one evening, every other Saturday and one Sunday per month.

Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Library Science in a program accredited by the American Library Association. Consideration will be given to candidates actively enrolled in an accredited MLS program. Minimum of one to two years’ experience in library work preferred.  

Strong public service commitment along with a high degree of initiative, independence and excellent interpersonal skills; ability to exercise judgment in dealing effectively with diverse constituencies in a responsive manner; ability to set priorities and manage time effectively; ability to collaborate and communicate effectively; positive attitude a must. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$954.47 - $1,303.88  / week

Salary Notes

In 9 steps with full benefits package, including participation in the retirement system.

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

Apply to: Joe St. Germain, Assistant Library Director/ Billerica Public Library/ 15 Concord Road/ Billerica, MA  01821/ jstgermain@billericalibrary.org

Please include cover letter, resume and three references (PDF format preferred if submitting electronically).  

Posted

2021-08-12 |  Quick link to this job