Title: Head of Adult Services

Description: The Merrimack Public Library has a full-time opening for the Head of Adult Services. We seek a dynamic individual who is positive and creative, possesses excellent communication skills and can work nimbly in a fast-paced environment.

The Adult Services Department provides services for ages 19+. The successful candidate will use their in-depth knowledge of traditional and digital resources, technology, adult literature, popular trends and current issues to maintain an engaging collection and initiate innovative and fresh services and programs both onsite and out in our community. 

This individual works under the general supervision of the Library Director and supervises any staff or volunteers assigned to the Department. This individual participates in the management team and represents the Library in consortium meetings and community outreach events. View a copy of the full job description below.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS required with professional library experience in Adult and Reference services or equivalent; proficiency in Microsoft applications required; supervisory experience preferred; knowledge of emerging mobile and social technologies helpful; familiarity with Polaris a plus. 

Closing date: December 27, 2019 or until filled

Salary: Salary ranges from $39,500-$46,500 depending on experience; benefit package includes NHRS, Health and Dental Insurance.

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