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Head of Technical Services, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA

Job Title:  Head of Technical Services, Full Time.  


Duties/Description:  A retirement this spring provides an exceptional opportunity to work and grow at Wakefield's public library. Position encompasses all aspects of technical services including:

  • Acquisitions, cataloging, and processing
  • Administration of the library's computer network that includes Evergreen ILS
  • Serials collection development and management
  • As Department Head, structure and supervise work of technical services staff
  • Coordinate with librarians on public and staff tech training and needs
  • Work with administration to develop services and appropriate budgets


You will inherit a robust system and have the opportunity to bring it into the future, with the prospect of shapingour forthcoming Technology Training Lab. 


Qualifications:  MLS or MLS candidate. Strong interest and demonstrable skills in technology and instruction. A successful candidate will bring to the job a curious mind, a sense of humor, and patience.


Salary:  $968.21 - $1,122.60/week, on a seven-step scale, based on education and experience.

Hours: 35.5 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.  

Start date: May 28, 2019

Closing Date: open until filled


To Apply:  Send your resume and letter of application to 

Jaclyn Powers, Assistant Director

Beebe Library

345 Main St.

Wakefield, MA 01880


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