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Staff Librarian - Adult Services/Assistant Director, Lunenburg Public Library, Lunenburg, MA

The Town of Lunenburg seeks qualified, innovative, and driven applicants for the position of Staff Librarian. This senior position is a leadership opportunity and works closely with the Library Director (including stand-in responsibilities when the director is absent) and focuses on the development and implementation of library programs and services for adults at the Lunenburg Public Library.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning adult programs, collection development and management, providing reference and reader's advisory services, the circulation desk schedule, staff scheduling, payroll, supervision of staff and volunteers, ordering supplies, and day to day cash management. Assists with organization and implementation of book sales. Attends meetings and professional development as needed. Helps to train staff and volunteers.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of library services, systems, and programs. Excellent technology skills, the ability to learn and implement new technologies, excellent customer service skills. Master's degree in Library Science preferred, Bachelor's degree required; minimum of five year's professional library experience; supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with library systems (Evergreen) preferred. Knowledge of basic office software. Ability to multi task and work independently and in a team environment. A more detailed job description is available upon request.

This is a Grade 6, AFSCME union position, $20.30 - $25.47/hr, dependent upon experience; 36 hr work-week; excellent benefits.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and employment application (available on the Town website) by May 28, 2019 to Muir Haman by email ( or by mail: Muir Haman, Library Director Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave Lunenburg, MA 01462.

The position will remain open until filled with preference given to applicants who file on or before May 28, 2019. AA/EOE

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