Reference Librarian, Belmont Public Library, Belmont MA

Performs a variety of duties in providing assistance to patrons in the use of library resources, online catalog, databases, the internet, Overdrive, Kindles, etc. Maintains current knowledge of technology developments and general library automation and electronic services.  Performs a variety of promotional activities including overall responsibility for social media and for regular updates to the library web page.  Assist with technology training and documentation. Complies and organizes statistics.  Assists in collection development.  Must be committed to providing a high level of public service to patrons.

 

Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited school with one year of reference and public library experience or equivalent. Knowledge of principles and practices of library work and use of resources and information technology.  Experience with social media, web content, and training.  Excellent written and communication skills highly desired. Experience with Innovative preferred. Experience with Adobe illustrator or similar software preferred.

 

This position is full time, 35 hours per week, with a starting hourly rate of $25.22, including benefits.

 

Responses accepted at The Town of Belmont, Human Resources Office, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA  02478 or fax 671-993-2741 or humanresouces@belmont-ma.gov by December 30, 2013

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