Current Open Positions

Position Job Description Document FT/PT Date
Library Assistant
  • Performs routine acquisitions, cataloging and processing tasks. 
  • Provides reference and reader's advisory assistance to library users; assists in use of various services, including but not limited to: 
    On-line public access catalogs, CD ROMs, micro-form readers, and similar technology. 
  • Directs the activities of the library pages. 
  • Performs all tasks related to circulation and inventory of library materials to users; maintains database. 
  • Assists in planning and executing all phases of children's/adult programming. 
  • Processes reserve requests for library materials and pursues via computer links with appropriate databases as needed. 
  • Maintains non-print materials and equipment. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Job Description Document Full Time

Posted: 
March 6, 2017

Closing: 
March 20, 2017

Library Assistant
  • Performs routine acquisitions, cataloging and processing tasks. 
  • Provides reference and reader's advisory assistance to library users; assists in use of various services, including but not limited to: 
    On-line public access catalogs, CD ROMs, micro-form readers, and similar technology. 
  • Directs the activities of the library pages. 
  • Performs all tasks related to circulation and inventory of library materials to users; maintains database. 
  • Assists in planning and executing all phases of children's/adult programming. 
  • Processes reserve requests for library materials and pursues via computer links with appropriate databases as needed. 
  • Maintains non-print materials and equipment. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Job Description Document Part Time

Posted: 
March 1, 2017

Closing: 
March 15, 2017

Community Planning Librarian 
  • Works under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Community Planning. Assists with planning, publicizing and promoting all library programs and services. 
  • Creates marketing materials for the library programs and services using desktop publishing software, email marketing software, and graphic design applications. 
  • Assists the operations of the home bound and outreach delivery services. 
  • Manages and updates library’s website, online calendars, and social media. 
  • Writes press releases, reports and memos using MS Word, Excel and Power Point. 
  • Performs public speaking to diverse audiences by leading tours, introducing speakers and managing programming at various library events. 
  • Works collaboratively with ancillary library groups, city departments, community leaders, agencies, non-profits, groups and vendors. 
  • Is conversant and interested in emerging library technology and services and their real world application for staff and patrons. 
  • Assists in collection development. 
  • Supervises library personnel assigned to Community Planning Department. 
  • Assists in supervising the Library’s Adult Volunteer Program. 
  • Staffs the Reference Desk as needed. 
  • Provides excellent customer service by assisting patrons with identifying requested library materials and using library resources. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 
Job Description Document Full Time

Posted: 
February 24, 2017

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Literacy Director
  • Trains new volunteer tutors for the Pollard Memorial Library's Adult Literacy Program
  • Conducts interviews and assessments for incoming students.
  • Attends Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts (LVM) Coordinators meetings.
  • Maintains LVM/DESE (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) mandated certifications.
  • Assists Coordinator of Community Planning with programs management.
Job Description Document Part Time

Posted: October 26, 2016

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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