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Programming and Marketing Librarian, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

The Burlington Public Library takes pride in the innovative services, programs and materials that it provides to its community.  Conveniently located 14 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from Route 95/128 and Route 3, Burlington is home to 26,000 residents and a robust collection of businesses.  This vibrant community welcomes approximately 150,000 people per day to work, eat, and shop.  Reporting to the Director of the Library, this position develops cultural and educational programming and manages marketing for an institution that prides itself on innovative and robust services for its community.  Anticipated start date is July 5, 2023.

Major duties include, but are not limited to:

Create and coordinate library communications and materials to ensure a consistent identity and branding; work with other library departments to create promotional materials.
Oversee, maintain and develop content for the library’s social media outlets.
Plan, organize and conduct adult programs, both in-person and virtual; collaborate with other staff to schedule and coordinate programs.
Identify and manage partnership opportunities with local organizations to assist in marketing and/or delivering library programs and services.
Staff the Reference Desk as needed.

This is a full time position, 35 hours per week.  Hours are negotiable and will include evenings and/or weekends.  Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

Position description is available upon request. 

This is a union position within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association bargaining unit.  Salary is within Grade 10 of the BMEA contract. Pay range starts at $36.44/hr with the opportunity to advance to a max rate of $50.96/hr through annual increases, and includes comprehensive and generous benefits.

Benefits include:
Health and Dental Insurance
Paid Time Off - vacation, sick, personal, 13 holidays
Pension Plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Please note: MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board.  Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.


Recommended minimum qualifications include:

Masters of Library Science degree
3 years of library experience, including experience in reference services
Ability to supervise and direct the work of others
Computer skills and flexibility to adapt to constantly changing technology
Excellent customer service skills

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$36.44  / hour

Salary Notes

This is a union position within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association bargaining unit. Salary is within Grade 10

Closing Date

Applications received by June 5, 2023 will receive first consideration.

How to Apply

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2023-05-19 |  Quick link to this job