Senior Librarian - Children's Services, Peabody Institute Library, Peabody MA

Peabody Institute Library in Peabody MA seeks a full-time Senior Librarian - Children's Services.  Responsibilities and qualifications are described below.

Responsibilities: Reports to Library Director.  Responsible for providing services to children including: developing department goals and objectives; department policies; circulation; collection development and maintenance including materials selection and weeding; creation, development and maintenance of departmental web page; program development including summer reading programs, story hours, etc.; readers advisory services; staff supervision, training and evaluation; department scheduling; management of children's PCs; coordination of appropriate activities and policies with young adult librarian; attendance at professional workshops; outreach services to the public schools and other community agencies. Performs other similar duties pertaining to the functions and goals of the Children's Department, including liaison with branch library staff.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS. At least two years related experience that includes familiarity with current library technologies and experience supervising others. Schedule is 35 hours per week, and includes one evening per week, and every 2nd Saturday.

Starting Salary: $46,082.53

Interested candidates should send their resume and letter of application to Martha
Holden, Director, Peabody Institute Library at 82 Main Street Peabody MA 01960, or email to

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