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Head of Tech Services, Lynnfield Public Library (Lynnfield)

The Lynnfield Public Library is accepting applications for the Head of Technical Services position. As part of the collaborative library leadership team, this individual will contribute to the future of the library’s services and direction, as we continue to move forward as a library of the 21st century.  The library is seeking a service-focused, resourceful, and efficient individual with a customer-oriented approach, excellent communication skills, supervisory experience, and technology/cataloging knowledge. This person will plan, organize, direct, and manage all aspects of the Technical Services Department, including original and copy cataloging, material purchasing and acquisitions, collection selection and management, and coordination of library technology. The position includes direct public service through assisting patrons at the Reference desk.

Schedule: 35 hours per week, including one scheduled evening per week and one scheduled Saturday every four weeks.


Qualifications: MLS, cataloging experience preferred, library supervisory experience, skill in direct service to library customers, or the equivalent with a strong commitment to public service is essential. Knowledge of library technology, ability to deliver reports, and an understanding of public library collection trends and interest is required.  The ability to exercise considerable discretion and initiative, ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and the public, flexibility, ability to handle a variety of tasks, attention to detail and excellent follow through is key. The position involves having a working knowledge of an integrated library system, bibliographic utilities, library networking practices and standards, MARC formats, Library of Congress classification, AACR2 and RDA. Some weekend and evening hours will be required.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$26.77 - $33.46  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Closing date: Initial review of applications will be rolling, with priority given to those received before September 29th.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Abigail Porter, Acting Director


2021-09-08 |  Quick link to this job