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Assistant Library Director for Technology, Public Library of Brookline (Brookline)

The Public Library of Brookline is seeking a dynamic, innovative and creative technology professional to provide leadership and technical expertise in the selection, development, and implementation of library information technologies. Under the direction of the Library Director, the Assistant Director for Technology will be responsible for the integration and maintenance of all automated systems and equipment, including software, hardware, technical support and training for staff and patrons; and supervision of up to 10 full time librarians, interns and volunteers. Manages capital and repair budget for library technologies; acts as Minuteman Library Network Technical Coordinator, and serves as the library’s webmaster. Strong social media and marketing skills and a highly developed awareness and understanding of emerging technologies. Must have a robust understanding of library ethics. Works closely with Town administration to coordinate and leverage shared services and technology service and support offerings. Develops and proposes technology policy to the Library Director for submission to the Board of Library Trustees

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 in Library Science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution required; supplemented by additional training in library technology, Microsoft Certification and Cisco certification preferred, computer hardware and network maintenance, and desktop applications; three to five years of experience in a library environment with at least two years of related supervisory experience.

Significant experience with personal computers and library automation systems required. Ability to deal with all members of the staff and public in a courteous and tactful manner; work with a high level of detail; prioritize multiple tasks and to deal effectively with interruptions. Strong leadership skills and the ability to identify and to analyze complex issues and develop appropriate recommendations.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$86,635.98  / year

Closing Date


How to Apply

Please apply by May 23, 2022 with resume and cover letter


2022-04-28 |  Quick link to this job