Job Details

Reference & Cataloging Librarian Specializing in Chinese and/or Russian Language Collections, Memorial Hall Library (Andover)

Memorial Hall Library is seeking a full-time Reference & Cataloging Librarian fluent in Chinese and/or Russian. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, customer service focused, team-oriented individual who will staff our busy Reference Desk and work in our Technical Services Department, specializing in the selection and cataloging of materials in Chinese and/or Russian.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Select and catalog Chinese and/or Russian language materials

·         Assist in selection and cataloging of library materials for adult users

·         Create and edit MARC records for the Library’s online catalog according to current standards and best practices

·         Serve at the Reference Desk

·         Assist patrons using technology on a wide range of devices; provides readers’ advisory services

·         Participate in MVLC & other committees as needed


·         Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution

·         Experience cataloging in an integrated library system (ILS) specializing in Chinese and/or Russian language materials

·         Ability to use and assist patrons with OverDrive/Libby, standard databases, and Microsoft Office

·         Flexible; able to work independently and as a member of a team

·         Excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills

·         Detail-oriented

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$62,971.04 - $80,064.10  /  year

Closing Date

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

How to Apply

Schedule: 37.5 hours per week, including one night a week and one Saturday a month

The Town of Andover's job description refers to all Librarian positions at Memorial Hall Library. This opening is for a Reference & Cataloging Librarian Specializing in Chinese and/or Russian Collections. To apply visit:



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