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TITLE: Assistant Library Director

DEPARTMENT: Hingham Public Library
STATUS: Full-time, non-union, 35 hours/week with standard municipal benefits.
HOURS: Some evening and weekend work required
SALARY: Grade 14. $62,372 – $78,581 in six annual steps

DUTIES: Working closely with, and under the supervision of the Library Director the incumbent performs varied and responsible duties requiring a thorough knowledge of departmental operations and the exercise of judgment and initiative in completing tasks, particularly in situations not clearly defined by precedent or established procedures. Responds to patron, personnel, and facilities’ issues in the absence of the Library Director or as needed or assigned. The work requires a flexible and organized approach to handle a significant amount of details, each varying from the other in substance and content.

REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in Library and Information Science with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library operations, including supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience within a collective bargaining/unionized setting is desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and skill in computer programs and applications (included, but not limited to Word, Excel, and basic desktop publishing.) Experience in grant writing, fund-raising and programming is desired. The employee must have the ability to interact with co-workers, the public and vendors professionally and tactfully.

POSTING DATE: September 28, 2015

Submit cover letter and resume by close of business on Thursday, October 15, 2015 to:

Library Director
Hingham Public Library
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.

The Town of Hingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT CLAUSE: The Town of Hingham will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual preference or disability. The Town of Hingham will take employment, without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual preference or disability. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensations. The Town of Hingham agrees to post, in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment, notices setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause.



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