Head of Circulation, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield MA

Duties/Description: Beebe Library requires a tech-savvy, energetic, friendly librarian to lead the Circulation team. The Head of Circulation is a manager of staff, materials, policies, and procedures. Cooperates with colleagues in developing and analyzing library services and collections. As a manager, the department head monitors best practices, anticipates change, assesses the need for new skills, and figures out how to bring them into the institution.


Qualifications: MLS or MLS candidate. Able to see the big picture and administer the details. Good communicator, even disposition, ability to handle conflict. Good writing and math skills. Proficient with MS Word and Excel. Supervisory experience and customer service experience are advantageous, as is experience with an integrated library system. The successful candidate will be someone whose default setting in patron interactions is "YES."


Schedule: 35.5 hours per week, including evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.


Salary: $737.80 - $963.63/week, on a six-step scale, based on education and experience.


Closing date: Available immediately. Open until December 26, 2013.


Send: Mail resume and letter of application to:


Sharon A. Gilley, Director
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield MA 01880

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