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Adult Services Librarian, Dedham Public Library (Dedham)

● Answers reference questions and provides research assistance in person, on the phone, via email, telepresence, or via other media and platforms.

● Selects library materials within assigned areas based on the Library’s Collection Development Policy; monitors budget allocations within assigned areas; maintains and weeds collections as needed.

● Works with the Program and Outreach Manager and other library staff to plan, publicize, implement, and evaluate programs and activities for adults both at the library and at off-site locations; may assist or collaborate with the youth department to develop cross-generational programs and services.

● Creates book displays, posters, flyers, articles and social media posts to promote the collection and publicize library events and services.

● Under the guidance of the Program and Outreach Manager, maintains strong relationships with various community organizations and individuals to provide outstanding outreach for the library. 

● Assists in the creation and maintenance of content for the Library’s website, LibGuides, and newsletter.

● Maintains current knowledge in the library field by attending professional conferences and workshops and regular review of professional literature.

● Processes interlibrary loan materials and provides comprehensive assistance on use of the online catalog to users as needed.

● Provides monthly and annual statistics on use of resources, reference questions, program attendance, and program expenditures to the Program and Outreach Manager and Library Director.

● Leads individual and small class instruction in use of all library resources.

● May seek out and administer grant funding.

● Performs other similar or related duties as required or as the situation dictates.

● Available to work evenings and Saturdays, in addition to special events.

● Position works at the Main Library as well as the Endicott Branch Library.


● MLS degree required

● 2 or more years of library experience preferred

● Must receive an acceptable CORI report

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$60,070.66 - $73,794.24  / year

Salary Notes

According to the AFSCME Library bargaining unit contract

Closing Date

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This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


2023-04-24 |  Quick link to this job