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Graduate Librarian 4 Adult Services Manager, Worcester Public Library, (Worcester, MA)

The Worcester Public Library has a wonderful opportunity to join our Adult Services team as a Graduate Librarian 4 Adult Services Manager. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits through the City of Worcester.


$31.93 – $41.86 per hour


This position is a supervisory, professional position under the general direction of the Deputy Director for Adult Services.  The Manager of Adult Services will help lead a team of dedicated reference librarians to create and deliver a wide range of responsive and innovative services and resources to meet the ever-changing needs of patrons in a diverse, urban community in the metropolitan Worcester area. The ideal person in this position will possess comprehensive knowledge of both traditional and emerging reference services and practices, from readers’ advisory, research, collection development, digital literacy, programming, lifelong learning, virtual reference, grants, community outreach, reference, maker spaces, and emerging technologies.  The individual will be responsible for oversight of specific service areas and initiatives as assigned based on the needs of the Library. 

Schedule will include evening and weekend assignments, and working at other locations.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Minimum Requirements

·         Masters of Library Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

·         Three (3) years of professional library work after receipt of MLS with comprehensive knowledge of both traditional and emerging reference services and practice in public library setting

·         One (1) year of supervisory or team leader experience

·         Ability to successfully pass CORI/SORI

·         Reliable transportation to travel between required locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of supervisory or team leader experience
  • One (1) Year of customer service experience

How to Apply

To apply, please or send resume and cover letter on or before July 26, 2024, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, [email protected].