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Library Advisory Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (Boston)

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is looking for an experienced library professional to join our team as our Library Advisory Specialist.   

This position reports to the Head of Library Advisory and Development. The Library Advisory Specialist advises and responds to inquiries from public library directors, library trustees, Friends of Library organizations, library foundations, municipal officials, and others. Develops and conducts continuing education programs for library directors, staff, trustees, and Friends organizations. Fosters partnerships and serves as liaison to professional associations, state agencies, and municipal officials. Organizes and maintains the Agency’s professional library.

The successful candidate is someone with at least 4 years of experience in a library setting working with library administrators, library trustees, and Library Friends groups, who is a passionate result driven professional with the ability to network, forge partnerships and deliver thoughtful, timely, and accurate advisory services.

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least A) 4 years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in libraries, with a role in public library administration preferred or B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.

•    A Bachelor’s degree in librarianship may be substituted for two years of the required experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.

•    A Master’s or higher degree in librarianship may be substituted for three years of the required experience on the basis of two years for one year of experience.

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

NA

Salary Range

$76,176.62 - $103,533.04  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

This is a hybrid position with the home base at the MBLC Office in Boston. Regular travel in the state and occasional travel out of the state is necessary. Attendance at evening and weekend meetings on an occasional basis is necessary in carrying out duties as described.

To see a full position description, visit the ad at: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=240000JM&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York 

Please note: application (including resume and cover letter) must be submitted via MassCareers as the above link.

Posted

2024-01-17 |  Quick link to this job