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Head of Adult Services, Elizabeth Taber Library (Marion)

The Elizabeth Taber Library is seeking a qualified candidate for the full-time (35 hours per week) position of Head of Adult Services Librarian.

The Elizabeth Taber Library is a small, historic yet modern library in the quaint seaside community of Marion, Massachusetts (population 5,347.)  The ETL is a well-loved focal point of the community that strives to provide access to a high-quality collection and a wide range of services for every demographic. The Head of Adult Services is a senior level position with responsibility for supporting the Director with organizing and overseeing services for adults. Responsibilities include adult programing, collection development, staff supervision, and community outreach. The Head of Adult Services Librarian performs daily tasks with high degree of independence and collaborates with the Director to establish department priorities; model excellent, innovative, patron - focused adult services; and develop collections, programs, and services to respond to community needs.

The library is seeking a highly self-motivated, creative, and flexible candidate, with an interest in getting to know the needs of our patrons and of the community at large.  

This position requires some weekends a month and one evening a week.


Experience and Education: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited MLS program preferred. Specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the required elements. Previous public library experience with supervisory/managerial responsibility required.

The Elizabeth Taber Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$25.00  / hour

Salary Notes

Health and retirement benefits available through the town of Marion

Closing Date

open until filled

How to Apply

View the full job description on our website:

Send cover page and resume to Library Director Elizabeth Sherry at Candidates will be contacted for an interview if the qualifications are met.


2024-01-26 |  Quick link to this job