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Librarian III: Supervisor of Collection Development, Brookline Public Library (Brookline)

The Public Library of Brookline is seeking a dynamic, innovative Librarian III with strong technical expertise and supervisory skills to manage the Collection development for the Library.  Under the administrative direction of the Library Director, the Librarian III - Supervisor of Collection Development manages Library Collections and the Technical Services Department operations, managing up to 10 staff members; allocates the yearly Town and Trust Fund monies for the materials budget and assigns subject areas for collection purchases. Checks quarterly that funds are used within guidelines. 

The Public Library of Brookline, a member of the Minuteman Library Network, is a vital community center, with a main library and two branch libraries that boast some of the highest circulation numbers and innovative offerings in the State.


Masters of Library and Information Science, supplemented by additional training in library technology, and five to seven years of public library experience is required. Supervisory experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job. Knowledge of foreign language in Spanish, Chinese, or Russian is desirable.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$67,965.66  / year

Salary Notes

Salary: $67,965.66/annualized salary ($35.19 per hour)

Closing Date


How to Apply

Please apply with Resume and Cover letter by November 2, 2021 on the Town of Brookline's job portal:


2021-10-12 |  Quick link to this job