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Archivist, Reference and Outreach Coordinator, Concord Public Library, Concord, NH


The Concord Public Library is searching for a unique and highly skilled candidate with the ability to expound upon a variety of recent initiatives.  We want to increase our focus on our special collections and need someone with experience and education in archival best practices.  We have established an active social media presence and are looking for what the next trends are to capitalize and market library resources.  This position is also a division head within the library. It requires the ability to maintain a finger on the pulse of the information desks, and supervise a team to help provide optimal library services.  If adaptability and multitasking are you, please reach out to us!

This position has a lot of variety.  We need a multitasker who is adaptable and can be as comfortable working with historical documents as they can be working the information desk as well as planning programs.  Excellent communication, versatility, and positivity are a must.

TYPICAL WORK SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Days, Monday – Friday, 40 Hours per week.

Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life & disability insurances, paid holidays, vacation and State of NH Retirement System plan.

Duties include:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibility for the Adult Services Reference Librarians, circulation staff, and others in Adult Services Division in accordance with city policies, procedures, and applicable laws, including scheduling, training in job skills, appraising performance, addressing complaints, resolving problems, and planning, assigning and directing work.
  • Managing the Concord Room collection, filling gaps in the collection, assessing preservation needs, maintaining satisfactory environment, assisting researchers, digitizing materials, keeping research statistics, performing outreach. 
  • Coordinates social media and public relations efforts to a variety of local sources.  
  • Maintained and update the Library website.
  • Manages a variety of vendor programs and carries out in house programming,
  • Reviews progress, accomplishments, budgets, and strategies for the Adult Services Division.

Typical Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Master’s degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association; training and experience in archival studies; four years of progressively responsible related experience or any combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. 

How to apply:

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Open until filled with weekly review of all applicants.  

A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at  For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1.