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Reference & Outreach Services Librarian, Wareham Free Library (Wareham)

The Town’s Human Resources Department, on behalf of the Wareham Free Library (WFL), is
seeking a full-time Reference and Outreach Services Librarian. This is a union position. Salary
and a very generous benefits package are in accordance with the current Collective Bargaining
Agreement. This position is 37.5 hours/week and will require some Saturday and evening hours.
This position‘s primary role is developing and implementing a program of reference
services tailored to community needs. These responsibilities include traditional reference
services (e.g., inter-library loan and collection development) as well as reference desk
coverage (providing technology and research support). However, this position entails
considerably more than desk coverage. The applicant will also be responsible for creating
and implementing educational and outreach services to the public. Outreach services
include, but are not limited to, the following tasks: improving and maintaining the
library's web presence; maintaining and enhancing the library's social media presence;
and establishing collaborative activities with other municipal departments and local
agencies. Educational services include class instruction, workshops, and one-on-one
tutoring on information literacy and technology training. The applicant may also need to
perform other duties as requested by the Library Director. The applicant should be able to
work independently in initiating and implementing reference, educational, and outreach
projects. The applicant should possess a cogent and clear philosophy of modern public
library reference services.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Masters of Library Science degree required. Experience working in a library
environment, especially in reference or research services, preferred. Technology skills (e.g.,
Microsoft software, eReaders, web browsing) and/or background in library instruction also
preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills. Subject to CORI/SORI, pre-
employment physical and drug testing.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$25.89 - $27.46  / hour

Salary Notes

Starting salary range. Full salary range 25.89 to 31.91 in 8 steps

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Please submit letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Director:

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.
54 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571
Dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

EEO/AA

Posted

2022-06-06 |  Quick link to this job