Title: Executive Department Head/Head of Circulation

Description: The Merrimack Public Library has a full-time opening for a newly created position of Executive Department Head/Head of Circulation. We seek a dynamic individual who is positive and creative, possesses excellent communication skills and can work nimbly in a fast-paced environment.

The Circulation Department serves as the Library’s first point-of-contact for many patrons and is the hub of collection operations. The successful candidate will maintain quality public relations, supervise the circulation of the library collection of books and non-book materials, and will curate the museum pass, Adult print fiction and Large print collections.

As Executive Department Head, the successful candidate will work closely with the Director on administrative, personnel and general library business and will act on the Director’s behalf during his/her absence.

This individual supervises 8 part time Circulation staff, participates in the Library’s management team, serves as the GMILCS Consortium Alternate, and represents the Library in our  wider community. View a copy of the full job description here.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS and/or Masters Degree in Operations, Organizational Management, Human Resources or other related administrative field; professional library experience or related experience with a demonstrated development of library skills, including one year in a supervisory position; five years progressively responsible experience in management or administration and demonstration of competence; experience with automated systems and other computer applications.

Closing date: February 15, 2020 or until filled

Salary: Annual salary for this full-time position is $49,358.40; includes benefit package with NHRS, Health and Dental Insurance.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, 3 work references and a completed Merrimack Public Library Application form to:

Yvette Couser, Director

Merrimack Public Library

470 Daniel Webster Highway

Merrimack, NH 03054
Website: www.merrimacklibrary.org  
Email: ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org



Title: Part-time Youth Services Library Aide

Description: The Merrimack Public  Library is looking for a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving abililties, a positive attitude, patience and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens; providing readers' advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; attending outreach events. Scroll to the bottom on the page for a link to the full job description.

Hours: Schedule of 20 hours/week includes day mornings/afternoon shifts, one evening each week and rotating weekends.

Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Competency in computer use including Microsoft Office products and internet searching required; familiarity of social media preferred. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with children and teens and/or knowledge of children's and teen literature preferred. Artistic and creative skills are also desirable. MLIS students encourage to apply.

Closing date: February 1, 2020 or until position is filled.

Salary: $12.00/hr

To Apply: Send cover letter, complete job application, resume, and 3 work references to:

Yvette Couser, Director

Merrimack Public Library

470 Daniel Webster Highway


Merrimack, NH 03054

Email: ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org