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Branch Librarian, Gaylord Memorial Library, a branch of South Hadley Public Library

The Town of South Hadley seeks qualified applicants for the position of Branch Librarian at the Gaylord Memorial Library, a branch of the South Hadley Public Library.  The successful candidate must be organized, driven to provide excellent customer service, committed to teamwork, and display initiative to maintain and improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of public library services.

The Branch Librarian is a professional position responsible for supervising the operation of a branch library and overseeing daily activities.  The Branch Librarian is part of the South Hadley Public Library’s Adult Services staff and works with colleagues to coordinate programming and services between the main and branch libraries.  This position works 25 hours per week at an annual salary of $26,250.

This is a union position with a work schedule that includes evening and weekend hours.  Please review the full job description for a complete list of duties and responsibilities.  The job description is listed with the job posting on the town's website.

The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Master’s Degree in Library Science and experience working in a public library for at least three (3) years in the capacity of a supervisor or work leader while being exposed to all major components of library work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Thorough knowledge of library classification and collection development tools and techniques; Ability to monitor and evaluate collection usage, and generate and analyze a variety of reports; Demonstrated ability with current technology, library computer applications, and equipment; ability to adapt to emerging technologies and acquire necessary skills; Possess excellent managerial and planning skills; Excellent communication skills, verbal and written; Ability to work well as a part of a team and maintain effective work relationships with co-workers, the general public, and partner agencies; Enthusiastic, creative, and service-oriented.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$26,250 for 25 hours per week

Closing Date

March 15, 2018

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