Friends/Trustees Information Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston MA

Would you like the opportunity to work with a team dedicated to strengthening library services in Massachusetts? The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners has an opening for Friends/ Trustees/Information Specialist. The position provides information and advisory assistance to public library trustees, librarians, municipal officials, Friends organizations, and other interested individuals on matters relating to the administration, maintenance, and development of public library services; and presents programs and trainings for trustees and friends statewide. The position assists in the coordination and implementation of the MBLC's Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) program. The position is responsible for the provision of library reference services to agency staff, and the library community and manages the Agency's Professional Library.

Qualifications: 4 years of full-time or equivalent part-time professional experience in a public library.  Preferred qualifications are a MLS; ability to communicate effectively, to write concisely and to express thoughts
clearly, ability to work effectively in groups and establishliaisons with other organizations, and knowledge of libraries and library systems and their programs and services.

 

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