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Adult Services (Full-Time), Revere Public Library, MA


Department: Revere Public Library
Supervisor: Library Director, Board of Trustees
Location: 179 Beach St, Revere, MA 02151 (subject to change)
Hours: Up to 39 hours per week, including some nights and weekends.
Salary: $23.63-$26.18 salary range based on experience; this is a full-time, union position.


  • Work under the general direction of the Library Director.
  • Assume responsibility for providing direct services to our adult patrons
  • Create and participate in a network of contacts with the public, Senor Center other libraries, and other departments as needed.

Examples of Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes and conducts a wide variety of programs and activities to encourage reading and the ongoing use of library facilities and services.
  • Creates collection development and acquisition policies in support of Adult Services with a focus on diversity and inclusion.
  • Evaluates the collection on a regular basis, discarding outdated materials and updating as needed according to our collection development and weeding policies while adhering to our mission statement.
  • Provides reader advisory services appropriate to adults and assists in the use of all the library’s resources.
  • Performs general reference work.


  • Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university, plus 3 years of public professional library experience working directly with an adult population
  • Availability to work nights and weekends may be required. (Schedule is open for discussion)
  • Able to recognize and set priorities, use initiative and independent judgment, and know when to seek the advice of others.
  • Able to identify and translate adult needs and interests into effective library services and programs.
  • Knowledge of current trends in library services for adults
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing including through email
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, patrons, community organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying current with emerging technologies, including digital media.
  • Preferred multi-lingual


The work environment is in inside the library. Position requires standing/walking and stooping in
the performance of daily activities. Also, the ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally is also


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the person so classified. All personnel may
be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

The City of Revere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability
or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable

How to Apply:

The applications must be submitted via the City’s Online Application Portal. Please submit a
resume, cover letter and salary requirements with your application. If you have any questions, feel
free to contact us at: [email protected].