Southborough job listings: Assistant Library Director and Public Safety Dispatcher

I received another posting of jobs available in Southborough. If you have any of your own job openings in town to share this week, you can add them in comments below.

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Town of Southborough

Assistant Library Director (full time)

The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian. Qualified applicants must be available to periodically attend Library Trustee or community meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Experience with library youth services, grant writing, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government.

Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Library Science, accredited by the American Library Association. Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s of Library Science Degree program will be considered. Three to five years of experience in public library service, preferably at a supervisory level. Must be able to occasionally lift 10-30 pounds and obtain Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ certification upon appointment. Preferred skill set: Prior personnel administration, budgeting and payroll experience desired as well as prior Collection Development and public relations experience; proven written and verbal communication and superior customer service skills are also essential. Organizational, procedural and public relations proficiency, and an ability to develop and maintain a rapport with the public, as well as an ability to supervise and secure the cooperation of the staff are needed.

This is a 40 hour per week position with full benefits; $26.50/hourly rate is non-negotiable. Full job description available by clicking here. Interested applicants should apply by sending resume and cover letter, and no less than three professional letters of reference to: Ryan Donovan, Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 at EOE/AA

Public Safety Dispatcher (part time)

In case you missed it, two weeks ago I included an announcement from the Southborough Police Department as part of that week’s posted police logs. The SPD announced:

The Southborough Police Department is looking to establish a list of qualified candidates for per diem/part-time public safety dispatcher positions for potential immediate and future openings.

Click here for more details.

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