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Branch Library Supervisor, Springfield City Library (Springfield)

SEARCH EXTENDED!  New deadline is February 17, 2020. The Springfield (MA) City Library seeks applications to work at our forward-looking, award-winning public library. We are recruiting talented, driven, community-engaged candidates for the Branch Library Supervisor position at our East Springfield Branch Library. 

We seek candidates who can embrace the attitude that "It's All Yours, Just Ask," and who see the library as a place to help strengthen our city through strong connections and constructive dialogue. We are here to help community members find what they need, no matter who they are, where they come from, or what they're looking for, because the Springfield City Library is their place of connection to information and knowledge, culture, and community.

The Branch Supervisor position is based at our busy East Springfield Branch Library with a focus on oversight of all branch activities. The person selected for this position will have the following duties:

Responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library. This includes personnel, public interaction, programming, facility management and administrative duties. Work is performed with latitude in the exercise of independent initiative and judgment in accordance with accepted professional practices and within the policies and directives by the Branch Manager. Supervision is exercised, directly or through subordinates, over all Branch library employees. Will help provide neighborhood-based programming for adults, teens, and children.


Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association accredited Master of Library Science. The preferred candidate will have three years of progressive professional library experience. Residency in the City of Springfield is required within one year of the date of hire. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$56,346.27 Annually

Closing Date

Monday, February 17, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET

How to Apply

Further job details and job application are available on the City of Springfield's website. Please visit The closing date for this position is Monday February 17, 2020, at 11:59 pm ET. Help us get to know you--upload a compelling cover letter when you apply!


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