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Reference and Interlibrary Loan Librarian, Bangor Public Library, Bangor, ME


The Bangor Public Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented person for the position of Reference and Interlibrary Loan Librarian to help continue the library’s history of outstanding reference service while exploring and implementing new approaches to reference
service and collection development.  This position will be primarily responsible for providing services to our adult patrons, including reference, reader’s advisory, and programs designed specifically for underserved adult populations.

The Bangor Public Library is an Area Research and Reference Center (ARRC) that provides interlibrary loan services to libraries in Aroostook, Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, and Washington counties. BPL facilitates instate borrowing and resource sharing as well as out of state loans via OCLC’s WorldShare. This position serves as the lead for the Reference Department’s role within the library’s interlibrary loan functions and is the primary liaison between the borrowing and lending libraries.

The salary for this position ranges from more than $46,000 per year to just under $62,000 per year. Staff typically see cost-of-living adjustments at the start of each fiscal year, which has the effect of raising that cap. Newer staff are eligible for additional pay increases until they reach the salary cap for their pay rank. The Bangor Public Library offers health insurance, 403(b) plan contributions, disability insurance, and other employee benefits.

How to Apply:

The deadline for applications is December 18, 2022. Applicants should email a cover  letter, resume, and a list of three references to Business Manager, Tina Hustus ([email protected]) in a PDF or RTF format, with “Reference & Interlibrary Loan Librarian” in the subject line.