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Librarian III – Supervisor of Collection Development, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA


The Brookline Public Library is seeking a dynamic, innovative Librarian III with strong technical expertise and supervisory skills to manage the Collection development for the Library.  Under the administrative direction of the Library Director, the Librarian III – Supervisor of Collection Development manages Library Collections and the Technical Services Department operations, managing up to 10 staff members; allocates the yearly Town and Trust Fund monies for the materials budget and assigns subject areas for collection purchases. Checks quarterly that funds are used within guidelines. Other duties as required.

The Public Library of Brookline, a member of the Minuteman Library Network, is a vital community center, with a main library and two branch libraries that boast some of the highest circulation numbers and innovative offerings in the State.


Masters of Library and Information Science, supplemented by additional training in library technology, and five to seven years of public library experience is required. Supervisory experience required, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job. Knowledge of foreign language in Spanish, Chinese, or Russian is desirable.

Salary: $67,965.66/annualized salary ($35.19 per hour).

How to Apply:

Please apply with resume and cover letter using the Town job portal by March 1, 2022.