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June 17, 2013
** LIBRARY ASSISTANT **
The Town of Wellesley is looking for a part-time Library Assistant to work 28 - 35 hours per week at the Wellesley Free Library. The Library Assistant is responsible for the performance of specific support activities in the Technical Services Department. The incumbent’s primary responsibility is to perform work that is clerical and technical in nature in accordance with established Departmental practices and procedures. Duties include processing new collection materials, entering and updating information in the Library’s online catalog, periodicals check-in, shelving and maintenance, performing materials repairs and sorting and distributing mail. The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent, basic computer skills, effective interpersonal and communication skills, excellent accuracy and
attention to detail. Preferred: one year of library experience; prior experience using Innovative Interfaces Millennium library system for serials check-in and processing and/or experience working in a library’s technical services department; and familiarity with processing media materials. Submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to email@example.com by July 1, 2013. AA/EOE.
** LIBRARY DIRECTOR **
The Wellesley Free Library Board of Trustees is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director. Due to the retirement of the current director, the Board of Trustees is seeking a progressive, collaborative team-builder, who is an experienced, and committed professional well aware of current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services. This position will be available late summer 2013. The Town of Wellesley, with a population of 28,000, is a predominantly residential community located approximately 13 miles west of Boston. Wellesley has an excellent school system and has three colleges within its boundaries. The Wellesley Free Library serves the Town of Wellesley through a main library, two branch libraries and a staff of 68. Budget: $2.25 million;
circulation: 730,000; and collection: 300,000 items. This busy library has a long history of providing high quality services, both traditional and innovative.
The Director is the chief administrative and chief financial officer for the library and reports to the six-member Board of Library Trustees. The Director is responsible for all library operations including strategic planning, service delivery, budgeting, institutional advancement for development and personnel administration. He or she works closely with other Town departments, professional organizations, and other libraries in the sub-region. The successful candidate will have proven experience as a library administrator, including exemplary financial management abilities, the ability to articulate a vision for library service and inspire others; and the ability to interact effectively with multiple constituencies and serve as the library’s representative within the community.
Demonstrable leadership and skills in the areas of technology, long-range planning and personnel management are essential. The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills as well as possessing the personal qualities of integrity, energy, an entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm. Minimum requirements include a MLS, six years of supervisory/management experience with at least three in administration in a library setting, and experience dealing effectively with labor unions and contract negotiations. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 8, 2013. AA/EOE
** ON-CALL NURSE **
The Health Department is seeking on-call nurses to assist with the administration of vaccines, well-care clinics, home-bound visits, etc. Qualified individuals must have a BS in Nursing, a valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse license, two years of nursing experience, and possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. $26/hour.
Submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word or PDF document to email@example.com Open until filled. AA/EOE
** SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS **
Excellent opportunity for individuals concerned about the safety of children. The Town of Wellesley is currently looking to hire School Crossing Guards. We are seeking dependable individuals to assure the safety of school children crossing the streets as they go to and from school. Interested individuals need not be Wellesley residents. The morning shift is from 7:55 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. and the afternoon shift is generally from 3:05 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. On Wednesdays, the afternoon shift is from 12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m. Salary is $13.87/hour plus a $5.00 stipend for each shift. Fresh air and smiling children's faces are included. Please apply at the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482. AA/EOE
** Technology Assistant (15 hours per week) **
The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking a Technology Assistant to work in the Wellesley Free Library to assist in troubleshooting, maintaining, configuring and installing workstations, mobile devices and printers. Duties include providing technical computer and software support to all WFL Departments, writing documentation, attending meetings and performing other duties as assigned. Requires a High School diploma or equivalent with additional training in Information Technology, demonstrated advanced understanding of current Windows Operating systems and software applications including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office 2007 & 10. Experience working with a diverse group of individuals with varying computer skill levels, ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons and staff, excellent and
effective customer service, trouble shooting, oral and written communication skills are also required must. Experience with filtering software, print control & PC reservation software a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume in MS Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by mail to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 by Thursday, June 28, 2013. AA/EOE
** BOOKKEEPER / (25 HRS/WEEK) **
The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a part time Bookkeeper to work 25 hours per week. Duties include the following: preparing and processing accounts payable and payroll; maintaining absence data; maintaining files; calculating Regional Personnel and Fringe Benefit budget figures; calculating regional expenditure reports and quarterly requests for payment from outside funding sources; counting and recording weekly fine and fee collection and submitting those collections to the Town Treasurer; maintaining archival files of financial records and performing other related duties as assigned. Minimum requirements include an Associates Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience; two years of related experience, including knowledge of general accounting principles, bookkeeping practices, financial
reporting and analysis; and administrative support. Extensive computer skills relating to spreadsheet application and word processing along with the ability to understand program budgeting processes and fiscal practices are also required. Knowledge of the Munis payroll and AP system a plus. The hourly range is $20.59-$26.05. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a word document or PDF to email@example.com by Friday, June 28, 2013. AA/EOE
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