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Public Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Public Services Librarian! This position is a beginning professional position working under the supervision of a Public Services Supervisor with overall oversight by the Public Services Coordinator. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. The candidate will assist with all aspects of adult services in a busy department, including providing customer assistance at various service points. This position participates in development of adult collections, programming and outreach activities, and information literacy instruction.

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Education: MLS from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Experience: Relevant experience will be considered.

Schedule: Includes evening and weekend assignments and working at other locations.

License: Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required.

CORI/SORI: Must pass a Criminal/Sex Offender Background check.

Other: Ability to work with the public for periods of a minimum of two hours at a time while maintaining good communication.


Language: Second language

Other: Knowledge in any of the following subject areas: marketing, business, health, journalism, social service, and web technology

To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, September 22, 2017 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/ AA employer. Preference is given to Worcester Residents.

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources Room 109,

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