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Programming & Partnerships Library Associate, Cary Memorial Library (Lexington)

Cary Memorial Library in Lexington, MA is looking for an imaginative, enthusiastic, and energetic candidate to join our Programming and Partnerships team.  If you are looking for a position at a library where fun is a core value and where funding and community interest allow us to take risks and dream big, this may be your next job!  Cary Library is looking for an individual with strong customer service skills, a demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team setting, and the desire to work with our incredibly diverse and engaged community.

The successful candidate will coordinate the application process for artists interested in displaying works in the Library’s in-building and off-site galleries and will work with community arts organizations on joint projects. They will have the opportunity to assist the Programming and Partnerships Manager and the Programming Librarian in the development and delivery of library programs. Tasks include program logistics, drafting press releases, printing and distributing posters and other PR materials, and welcoming and introducing program presenters.

 If you are interested in joining a wonderful, collegial staff and serving a great library-friendly community, we would very much like to meet you.

Schedule: This position is full time (37 hours/week) with one evening/week and every 4th Saturday. Schedule may be flexed based on programming needs.


The duties of this position require graduation from a college or university with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience. PC proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications are required.  Experience using Sierra software is strongly preferred, although we will consider experience with other automated library systems. Language skills are a plus, particularly Chinese or Korean.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$21.17 - $31.89  / hour

Salary Notes

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits package. This is a Union position.

Closing Date

October 29, 2021

How to Apply

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To apply send a resume, letter of application, and names of three references by Friday, October 29th at 5:00 pm to Susan Lusk, Office Manager, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA  02420 (  EO/AAE.


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