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Librarian – Information Services, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA (Part time)


The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fearless, flexible and fun librarian to join our
team. The technology-savvy and customer service oriented part-time (16 hours/week)
Librarian will provide the highest quality library service. Under the supervision of the
Information Services Supervisor, duties will include providing technology education to
adult patrons (including coding and instruction on the use of electronic media); reference
and reader advisory services; materials selection; and developing/implementing library
programs for high school students.

The successful candidate will have instructional experience; strong, positive
communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and willingness to handle multiple
responsibilities in a changing environment; strong conflict resolution and problem
solving skills; ability to consistently work calmly, diplomatically and accurately, even in
high pressure situations; ability to adapt quickly and easily to new procedures and
practices in a continually evolving environment and be conversant with various library,
communication, and social media technologies. Work hours will include weekdays, some
evenings, and some weekends.

The starting salary is $28.62 per hour with an excellent benefit package. Requires: MLS;
one to three years of reference experience; knowledge of collection development;
demonstrated knowledge of effective public service techniques; excellent oral and written
communication skills; exemplary customer service skills; excellent computer skills,
including familiarity with computer coding concepts, database searching and software
specific to libraries.

How to apply:

To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human
Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a
Word document or PDF to [email protected] by July 9, 2021. AA/EOE

Expected start date: September 2021.