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Posting: Head of Borrower Services

Check out this position at Forbes Library!

Join our Leadership Team and manage a superbly dedicated, hard-working circulation staff in our busy and well-loved library. Forbes Library ranks in the top ten (for our population group) statewide for annual circulation — and we're fine free! We are looking for a Head of Borrower Services (open due to a retirement) who will embrace and uplift Forbes Library’s values:

  • Welcoming - we offer an inclusive space that builds community and belonging

  • Inspiring - we foster curiosity, creativity, fun, and lifelong learning

  • Equitable - we ensure that the library is accessible and free for all

Forbes Library values diversity in backgrounds and experiences, and is committed to an empathetic and supportive work environment. We are deliberate and self-reflective about the team we are building, and are seeking professionals who care deeply about supporting the growth of all library employees.

Northampton is one of the top small arts cities in the United States and lies in the heart of the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. The city of just under 30,000 offers a vibrant downtown unique for its number of independent businesses and a lifestyle rich in cultural, artistic, and academic resources.

Complete job description:

Full time, benefited position (starting $41,939-$44,927) 37.5 hrs/week including evenings and Saturdays

A first review of applications will begin July 25, 2022

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Lisa Downing, Library Director, via email


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