Jobs at the Library

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The Thomas Crane Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

All regular full-time and part-time employees of the library (except for the Library Director, Assistant Director, and seasonal employees) are represented by the Quincy Library Staff Association, MLSA, Local 4928, MFT, AFT, AFL-CIO.

Current Openings

Adult Services Librarian - Generalist
Full-Time Professional Librarian II, Range 3; Salary $45,637-$55,525

Duties:
Performs a wide variety of information, reference and reader’s advisory services; develops and conducts programs; instructs customers in the use of library resources and technology; and assists with collection development.

Requirements:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school
  • One year of experience providing customer service and/or instructional or outreach services to the general public
  • Current working knowledge of common office computing technology, library applications, and library automation systems
  • Excellent customer service skills

Schedule & Benefits:
Full-time twelve-month schedule of 35 hours per week will include two evening shifts (1-9 p.m.) per week and two Saturday shifts per month. Benefits include evening/Saturday differential pay, health/dental/life insurance, and annual paid sick, vacation, holiday and personal leave.

Full job description

Please send cover letter and resume to Jim Jaquette at jjaquett@ocln.org before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30.

Supervising Adult Services & Special Collections Librarian
Librarian III Range 3; Salary $50,114-$60,000 (in six steps)

Duties:
The Supervising Adult Services & Special Collections Librarian works at the Main Library performing a wide variety of information, reference and reader’s advisory services; instructing customers in the use of library resources and technology; assisting with collection development; organizing, maintaining and preserving archival collections; developing and implementing digital strategies, digital content and online exhibits of special collections; and developing and conducting public programs.

The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about both providing direct service to the public, and preserving, organizing and providing digital access to special collections.

Requirements:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school with coursework or concentration in archival procedures, management and preservation
  • Minimum three years of experience providing information services required
  • Minimum one year of experience in archival collection processing and management, and one year of experience supervising and mentoring others required
  • Must have expertise with digital asset management systems, electronic records and resources, including knowledge of MARC formats and metadata standards, digital imaging and scanning technology
  • Must have current working knowledge of PCs in a Windows environment, library applications, and library automation systems, and be able to use online Internet searching methods and information resources
  • Must have the ability to develop and administer a comprehensive archival program, and have a demonstrated interest in local and family history
  • Experience in public speaking and formal writing skills are highly desired

Schedule:
Full-time twelve-month schedule of 35 hours per week will include two evening shifts (1-9 p.m.) per week and two Saturday shifts per month.

Full job description

Please send cover letter and resume to Jim Jaquette at jjaquett@ocln.org before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13.


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