Technical Services Librarian, Amherst Town Library, Amherst NH

 Amherst Town Library

14 Main Street

         Amherst, New Hampshire


Telephone 673-2288




Title: Technical Services Librarian


Qualifications: The Amherst Town Library (NH) seeks a detail-oriented librarian with an ALA-accredited MLS. Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of an MLS degree. Recent MLS graduates are encouraged to apply.

Experience cataloging, using OCLC; knowledge of DDC23, AACR2 and MARC 21, awareness of RDA; are all required. Technological savvy and experience using Polaris Library System are preferred.

The successful candidate must possess initiative, embrace collaboration and have a desire to innovate.


Description: This full-time position is responsible for ordering and receiving, cataloging, processing and repairing print and non-print library materials, as well as overseeing other staff and volunteers in the completion of these duties.

The schedule includes working weekends in a rotation and some public service desk coverage.


Compensation:  $40,830.40 minimum with excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, 457(b) Deferred Compensation plan.


The Amherst Town Library actively supports the professional growth and development of all staff members. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, our commitment to customer service, and our dedication to having fun.



Review of applications will begin immediately.



To apply, email resume and letter of interest to: Amy Lapointe, Director, with "application" in the subject line

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