Job Opportunities

LIBRARY DIRECTOR – Due to an impending retirement, the Town of Hudson is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and experienced full time Library Director to work effectively with staff, patrons, trustees, and public officials.   A visionary and innovative approach to library service along with patience, diplomacy and a sense of humor, as well as the willingness to actively involve the library in community affairs are requisites.

A Masters degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited library school, a minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional library experience, including management and supervisory experience.  The candidate should be able to demonstrate considerable knowledge in the principles and practices of general administration and supervision as well as extensive knowledge of the methods, policies, practices, principles, and procedures of professional library work.   It is preferred that the new library director be a strong team-builder with experience in a union environment; an articulate advocate for library services and able to advance library goals with creative use of limited resources. In addition, the new director must have a strong customer service focus to ensure our patrons receive the help and support they deserve, as well as knowledge of library trends including emerging technologies and electronic resources and be fluent with library and office technology. This 37.5 hour full‑time position is available February 2019.  The Library Director is a grade level M-7 on the Town’s Management Pay Scale, with a salary range of $63,534 to $83,605 in eight steps.  Postal mail to: Deborah Backman, Director, Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749; or submit via e-mail to: dbackman@cwmars.org.  If selected for an interview, a transcript or a Certificate of Professional Librarianship issued by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners will be requested.  Response DeadlineDecember 29, 2018

PT TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN – Cataloging of library materials, RDA, MARC, Dewey, LCSH. Must be familiar with library systems automation; bibliographic database searching, OCLC searching.  Prepares new materials for circulation; repairs damaged library items; some hours cover Adult Services Reference Desk. Provides computer maintenance & troubleshooting in the absence of the Technical Services Librarian. Graduate Level Library Science course work in cataloging print and non-print materials; 1-2 years computer software troubleshooting and maintenance experience required.  10 hours a week – some morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday hours.  Salary Range: $18.33 – $24.11 in 8 steps (grade F-1, non-union) Postal mail to: Deborah Kane, Assistant Director, Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749; or submit via e-mail to: dkane@cwmars.org. Response Deadline: Until filled

FT REFERENCE LIBRARIAN— Provide reference and reader’s advisory services. Offer guidance in the use of print reference sources, PAC, Internet, and Online Databases. Responsible for he maintenance and development of the reference, non-fiction, and periodical collections. Responsible for book group and adult programming. Applicant must have a MLS or degree candidacy from an ALA accredited program. Previous reference experience desirable; good communication and customer service skills essential. Work 37.5  hours/week; one Saturday per month; one night per week required. Salary Range: $36,252—$47,698 in 8 steps. AFSME Union position.  Postal mail to: Deborah Backman, Director, Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington Street, Hudson, MA 01749; or submit via e-mail to: dbackman@cwmars.orgResponse Deadline: November 30, 2018

 

We will only give out applications when we have an open position. Please check our website, social media, or with the Circulation Desk for any job openings.

THE TOWN OF HUDSON IS AN AA/EOE/ADA EMPLOYER