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Staff Librarian-Local History/Archives, Levi Heywood Memorial Library (Gardner)

Primary responsibilities of this position include the following:

Identify, appraise, collect, arrange, describe, preserve and provide access to materials pertaining to the history of the City of Gardner and surrounding              community.  Provide specialized reference assistance using traditional and electronic resources. Look for grant funding opportunities for preservation                activities.  Identify preservation issues and priorities for materials in all formats.


Experience with historical collections preferred.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Strong interest in the history of Gardner and surrounding community.  Interest in genealogy.  Ability to work with minimal supervision.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable using computers and basic office machinery.

Must be available 12-16 hours per week.  Hours are Wednesdays from 3pm to 7pm, Fridays from 9am to 1pm, and 2 Saturdays a month from 9am to 1pm (September through May).    One additional 4 hour shift per week can be decided upon at time of hire.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$23.31  / hour

Salary Notes

Expected COLA increase of approximately 2% July 1. No benefits.

Closing Date

Position open until filled. Applicant consideration will begin June 30.

How to Apply

If you are interested and qualified, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Debra Pond, Director of Human Resources, 95 Pleasant Street, Room 226  Gardner, MA 01440 or via email to


2023-05-26 |  Quick link to this job