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Children's Librarian, Duxbury Free Library

The Duxbury Free Library is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and motivated Children's Librarian to join our team. The successful candidate has a flexible and collaborative work style and the ability to create innovative programs for children ages 0-11 with inter-generational opportunities. If you are self-directed with an ability to adapt to shifting priorities of the community and excited about the future of libraries, we'd like to meet you!

Supervision Received: Works under the direct supervision of the library division head and under the general supervision of the library director.

Supervision Given: Supervises support staff and library volunteers and acts as supervisor of a shift if no management staff is available.

Nature of Work: The purpose of this position is to provide professional library functions through the performance of complex duties and tasks. Performs professional level duties requiring a thorough knowledge of library procedures, library organization, and department operations. Must exercise judgment and initiative to perform duties; must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Represents the library to the community at large.

Contract: Duxbury Free Library Employees, SEIU Local 888

Hours: Schedule includes evening and weekend hours

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Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education and Experience: Graduate of a four year college with a Master’s degree in Library Science or an equivalent degree, with two (2) years related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skill

Knowledge: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library work including collection development, planning, coordination and budget; library specific computer applications; knowledge of literature and programming for patrons of all ages.

Abilities: Ability to train and coordinate staff; express oneself clearly and prepare and deliver reports orally and in writing; ability to work effectively with staff and patrons in a fast-paced environment; ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with all patrons.

Skill: Proficient computer skills, mathematical skills, record-keeping and clerical skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Starts at $25.10 per hour

Closing Date

February 27, 2018

How to Apply

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