Town of Westborough job application

Librarian II
Adult Services Librarian
Westborough Public Library

The Westborough Public Library is seeking applications from qualified, enthusiastic, innovative individuals for the full-time position of Librarian II, Adult Services Librarian. The applicant will be replacing a long-time employee who retired after 25+ years in the position. 

Westborough is a dynamic, diverse town of about 19,000 located 30 miles west of Boston. In has been nationally ranked in Money magazine’s best places to live in the country, and its schools are consistently ranked among the top districts in the Commonwealth. Its proximity to the Mass Pike and Routes 9 and 495 has made it attractive for businesses and commuters, and an MBTA commuter rail station makes it easy to travel to Boston, Worcester, and beyond.

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of literature and library materials for adults, both print and non-print. A high level of skill in creating compelling programs for adults of all ages is essential, along with flexibility and a willingness to work closely with the Teen Services Librarian. The Library regularly collaborates with many community organizations, and the applicant is expected to build on this foundation and seek out new partnerships. Applicants must have knowledge of marketing, outreach, especially to new Americans; grant writing, and a thorough knowledge of modern technology.

The Library is currently #4 on the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ waiting list for construction grant funding, so this is a unique opportunity to help shape the future services and physical space for adults in our proposed renovation project.

Applicants shall possess a Master’s degree in Library Science (M.L.S.) from an ALA-accredited college or university and two years of related public library experience, or equivalent combination of both. The position requires day, evening and weekend hours. A thorough job description may be obtained on the Town of Westborough Human Resources website at http://www.town.westborough.ma.us/human-resources

This is a 40 hour per week union position, N-17, with a starting salary of $57,420 per year.  Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter or an application with cover letter to Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Manager, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581 or email to jobs@town.westborough.ma.us. Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Library Page
Westborough Public Library

The Westborough Public Library is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the part- time position of Library Page.  This position performs routine clerical work related to the daily operations of the Westborough Public Library including shelving and processing library materials, emptying book drops, and assisting with library programs as needed.

Qualified applicants must be available to work Saturdays and late afternoon hours. This is a year-round position that works 6 to 10 hours per week. The pay rate is minimum wage, with a starting date in January 2021.

A job description and application may be obtained here. Interested persons should submit an application or resume with cover letter to Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Manager, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581 or email to jobs@town.westborough.ma.us. Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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