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Generalist Librarian, Somerville Public Library, (Somerville, MA)

We seek an enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible individual who wants to join a team committed to providing excellent library services to patrons of all ages in Somerville.

Statement of Duties:

Reports to the Deputy Director

  • Fills in at public service desks across all library locations, providing exceptional customer service to patrons of all ages
  • Provides engaging reference and reader’s advisory services using a variety of digital, electronic, and print resources
  • Assists patrons accessing Library’s digital, electronic, and print collections
  • Provides basic troubleshooting to assist patrons using Library technology
  • Under supervision of Library Department Heads, develops, plans, implements, and evaluates in-person and virtual programs for people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Engages in outreach to, and develops and maintains partnerships and relationships with local community, civic, and business groups and organizations, as well as City of Somerville departments
  • Develops, selects, and maintains library collections as assigned
  • Promotes new and existing library collections, services, programs, and events through outreach and in-library efforts, and via print, web, and social media
  • Attends professional workshops, seminars, conferences, and continuing educational opportunities
  • Keeps current in trends and best practices in the library world
  • Completes special projects and performs other duties as assigned

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