Head of Reference & Informatio​n Services, Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill MA

The Haverhill Public Library seeks an energetic, technology-savvy leader for its Reference and Information Services Department.  This position is responsible for the operation of all aspects of the department, including staff supervision, collection development, ILL, and budget preparation and oversight.  In coordination with the Systems Administrator, the Head of Reference and Information Services plans and manages adult computer services and the introduction of new technologies and trains library visitors in the use of those technologies.  This position requires current knowledge of library trends and best practices and experience in the delivery of information services through new technologies. 


The ideal candidate has a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, three to five years of management experience in a public library setting, and shares our commitment to access and convenience for library customers.  Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humor are desirable traits.  So, too, is an interest in local history and genealogy.  The Haverhill Public Library serves a community of 63,000 nestled along the banks of the Merrimack River.  The Library has a reputation for cutting-edge technology solutions, community outreach, and outstanding customer service. 


A complete position description is available at http://static.haverhillpl.org/PD-Head_of_Information_Reference_Services.pdf


Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to Carol Verny, Director, Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main Street, Haverhill, MA, 01830, or to cverny@mvlc.org.  First consideration will be given to candidates who submit applications by August 9, 2013

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