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Adult Services Librarian, Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Hamilton, MA

Description:

The Adult Services Librarian provides high quality and innovative programming including planning, implementing, publicizing and executing Adult Services programs, including educational and recreational programs.

Duties include but are not limited to:
* Plan, run and evaluate all programs for adults including booking, advertising and vetting of speakers/performers hired for library programs
* Create, design, and maintain all brochures, publicity, weekly press releases, promotional materials, event fliers and monthly electronic newsletter for distribution in-house and at other venues
* Oversees the adult summer reading program and book clubs as assigned
* Organize and oversee outreach and act as a partnership contact for grassroots and town organizations 
* Coordinate social media marketing especially Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and explores new social media platforms to recommend for use
* Provides coverage for all public service desks; provides reader’s advisory services; assists patrons with copiers, printers, microfilm machine and computers.
* Assists in tracking and compilation of statistics and provides information for reports to the Library Director
* Seeks grant funding opportunities and assists with writing proposals, implementation of activities and reporting
* Coordinates rotating art exhibitions, topical and seasonal displays, and bulletin boards 

Qualifications

* Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university or MLS enrolled student with previous library experience
* Knowledge of current and emerging library technology, trends, and practices
* Ability to teach and problem solve across a wide range of technologies including computers, desktop publishing equipment, office equipment, automated library equipment 
* Ability to function well as part of a team that supports the overall goals of the library
* Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$26.28  / hour

Salary Notes

AFSCME Union position – fully benefited – includes one night a week and some Saturdays

Closing Date

July 25, 2022

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Library Director, Kim Butler via email at [email protected].