Content Management Department Head, Waltham Public Library, Waltham MA

Content Management Department Head

(formerly known as: Technical Services Department Head)


Work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse community with a collection of over 200,000 items.


Qualifications include:  Master's Degree in Library Science; five years of public library experience, with at least one year in a supervisory role; desire to organize and manage all library content for both public & staff; active interest in the evolving realm of digital content and delivery; superior computer skills including facility with social media and basic web design; excellent management, communication, customer service and organizational abilities.  CORI background check required of finalists.


Duties include:  Overseeing all aspects of the Content Management Department including analytic collection development, selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing, invoicing and quality control; staff and volunteer training, supervising and evaluating; Reference service provision; statistical and budget report production including accounts reconciliation; extensive collaboration with other library departments and with MLN partners.


Preferred: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; experience in marketing and outreach; familiarity with III Millennium software.


35 hours per week including staffing a public service desk one evening per week, one Saturday per month and as needed. Excellent benefits.


Starting salary: $60,903.


Deadline to apply:  January 17, 2014


Qualified candidates should submit a City of Waltham Employment application ( ), resume, letter of interest and three professional references to:


Mary Gullotti

Personnel Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451  /  781-314-3356

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