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Adult Services Librarian, The Laconia Public Library, Laconia, NH

Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adult Services Librarian


POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Laconia Public Library is seeking a professional and energetic Adult
Services Librarian. Primary responsibilities include collection development, reference work, maintaining
electronic resources, and adult programming.


QUALIFICATIONS:
– Working knowledge of modern library policies, procedures, and best practices.
– Familiarity with reference sources and research techniques.
– Commitment to providing outstanding customer service, at times under trying circumstances.
– Proficiency with current technology (software, applications, devices). Willingness and ability to
adapt to evolving technological environments.
– Excellent communication, both orally and in writing.

DUTIES:
– Maintains high-quality nonfiction, reference, and local history collections.
– Tracks budget allocation for nonfiction, reference, and adult programming.
– Assists patrons with reference queries.
– Promotes, implements, and evaluates programs.
– Collects and reports statistics on program participation.
– Participates in the daily activities of the library, including circulation and reader’s advisory
services.
– Assists patrons with using the library’s public computers, software, Internet browsers,
databases, and electronic media.
– Attends workshops and conferences to strengthen skills, to keep abreast of trends and changing
library practices, and to contribute to the library profession.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree in Library Science and a minimum of two years’
experience in library services, or equivalent combination of training and experience in the library field
that provides similar knowledge, ability, and skills.

SCHEDULE:
This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week, including one evening per week and one
Saturday per month.

COMPENSATION:
Compensation commensurate with education/experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40
pounds), stretching and standing for extended periods of time.

How to apply:

Please mail resume with references and cover letter to Randy Brough, Laconia Public Library, 695 Main
Street, Laconia, NH 03246 by Friday, May 6, 2022.