Head of Circulation Services, Peabody Institute Library, Danvers MA

Peabody Institute Library, Danvers, Massachusetts

Job: Head of Circulation Services

Duties/Description: Head of Circulation Services for a busy public library; 37.5 hours per week, year round position; work schedule includes every third Saturday and one evening per week.

Specific Duties:
Trains, supervises, and evaluates departmental personnel (One Assistant Head of Circulation, 7 assistant librarians, 2 adult pages, 3 student pages and 5 adult volunteers); Oversees and provides full range of circulation services; Assesses the budget and supply needs for the department; Assists patrons and staff in using computer resources; Orders fiction titles for the collection; Assists in the development of library policies and procedures; Manages ordering, storage and distribution of
Circulation Department supplies; Prepares reports as requested; Works with
NOBLE and directs circulation staff on the utilization and ongoing customization of the Evergreen ILS; Maintains and manages the museum/attraction pass reservation/circulation system; Participates in grant writing; Assists in program planning and execution; Prepares topical displays of library materials; Represents the Library at off-site meetings and workshops; Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school required. Experience with automated integrated library systems, customer service and staff training required. Demonstrated successful supervisory experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to relate to patrons and staff with a friendly, courteous and professional manner required.

The position will be subject to a 90 day probationary work period.

Competitive benefits package.

Salary: $47,941 to $60,921 in 7 steps


Closing Date:   September 9, 2013
Send:   Forward a letter of application and resume by September 6, 2013 via email to thibeault@noblenet.org or send hard copy to: Alan Thibeault, Director, Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA  01923.

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