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Job Opening: Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian
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. southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities
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. Closing date: 06/04/18. 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 email@example.com. EOE/AA
Hearing & the Brain, 06/07/18 at 7:00 PM
Come listen to an informative presentation on hearing and its relation to brain function with Dr. Keith Darrow. He will also discuss his book Stop Living in Isolation: How Treating Hearing Loss Can Chang Your Life, Maintain Your Independence, and May Reduce Your Risk of Dementia.
Dr. Keith Darrow is Director of Audiology Research at Hearing & Balance Centers of New England. He is a Harvard Medical School & M.I.T. trained audiologist. In addition to his extensive training in audiology, Dr. Darrow's expertise includes a Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology.
This program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.