Reference Librarian, Part-time, Children's Department, Needham Free Public Library, Needham MA

TITLE:           Reference Librarian, Part-time, Children's Department, Needham Free Public Library


POSITION:       NR-2, Step 1, Part-Time, hours currently as follows:

Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-1pm

Every Saturday, 1pm-5pm  


SALARY:                  $20.45 per hour; no benefits



The Needham Free Public Library is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Part-Time Children's Reference Librarian.  Under the general supervision of the Children's Supervisor, the desired candidate will answer questions about the collection, the library catalog, databases, offer readers advisory services, and answer other patron inquiries.



Ability to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public.  Familiarity with automated library systems, ability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently, and ability to adapt to new technologies as required.  In depth knowledge of trouble shooting computers and printers is highly desirable.  Position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science or a currently enrolled MLS candidate.



Standing, walking, use of computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity, lifting of books and other library materials, assisting public in an open public area subject to temperature variations.



Applications will be accepted via email, fax, or traditional mail until Thursday March 13, 2014 at 5pm or until a suitable candidate is found. No phone calls please.

Please send letter of interest and resumé or Town of Needham Employment Application to:


            Dana Mastroianni, Assistant Director

            Needham Free Public Library

            1139 Highland Avenue

            Needham, MA  02494



            Fax: 781-455-7591


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