Library Seeks Adult Services Librarian

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Town of Hopkinton seeks FT (40 Hrs/Week) Adult Services Librarian for its Public Libary – The Adult Services Librarian will provide a wide variety of information and reader’s advisory services as well as instructing customers in the use of library resources and technology. Assists in administrative duties, use of technology, and all other aspect of library management and operations. Other responsibilities include assisting the Library Director with collection development, planning and execution of library programs, budgeting and evaluation and implementation of library services. Responsible for managing public access computers and the ILS system (Evergreen). Plans and participates in marketing and promotional activities for the library. Undertakes special projects at the request of the Director. Serves as back-up in the absence of the Library Director and assumes management of the Library as well as supervisory responsibilities for staff. This position reports to the Library Director and will require one evening per week with Saturdays on a rotation schedule.

Masters in Library and Information Sciences from an A.L.A accredited program. At least 2 to 3 years of public library experience working in reference/information services position or combination of education and experience. Must demonstrate proficiency in the management of public library services; experience with and knowledge of collection development, programming, policy development, an integrated library system, municipal budgeting, effective management skills and can effectively interact and build partnerships within the community. Must also have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to work with and serve diverse consumers; must be able to work independently as well as be a team player.

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants must submit resume with an application and cover letter to the Human Resources Director by no later than 5pm, Friday, September 5, 2014. While the preferred method of application is via e-mail at [email protected] or through our website at, applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail at: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main St., Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer.