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Head of Talking Book Library Services

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Worcester Public Library

Worcester, MA

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The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Head of Talking Book Library Services! This is a high-level professional supervisory position under the overall direction of the Head Librarian with overall responsibility for exceptional service provided to individuals with a vision impairment, physical or reading disability. This position will primarily be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the Worcester Talking Book Library Services Division, of the Worcester Public Library. This position works with all WPL divisions in promoting and providing accessible services and materials. The person in this position will also collaborate with regional Library organizations and directors of regional blindness/disability service agencies to promote the resources and programs provided by the Worcester TBL. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban environment. More information about the Worcester Talking Book Library Services can be found at w.talkingbook.Mywpl For a Full Job Description Visit: (please use the apply button below) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education: Master's degree in Library Science from a Graduate School of Library Science accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Experience: Three years of professional library work after receipt of MLS, with comprehensive knowledge of both traditional and emerging reference services and practices in libraries, including a minimum of 2-3 years supervisory or management experience in a library setting Schedule: May include evening and weekend assignments and working in other departments and locations Travel: Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required. CORI/SORI: Must pass a Criminal/Sex Offender Background Check To apply,

please visit: (please use the apply button below) or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, May 25, 2018, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/ AA employer. Preference is given to Worcester Residents. The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's Core Competences of Librarianship (please use the apply button below) as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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City Hall Human Resources 109, 508-799-1030, (please use the apply button below) recblid 1hq6ydykmyyr6ps1gdmikqvyifgduc

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