Employment Opportunities

OPEN POSITION(S) (please see below for job descriptions and timelines):

  1. Adult Librarian

Why Chelsea District Library?

CDL is a nationally recognized library located in historic downtown Chelsea with a mission to engage, inspire, and equip through evolving resources and service. An integral part of the Chelsea community, we provide patrons of all ages with a variety of services, resources, and programs to meet the educational, recreational, and informational needs of the community we serve. We truly believe that coming to work every day should be fun, challenging, and supportive! We look forward to hearing how you can support our mission and contribute to our culture.


POSITION 1: Adult Librarian 

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Chelsea District Library (CDL) is seeking a creative, energetic, organized, and engaging person to join us as adult librarian in our Information Services department. This person understands the necessity and value of public libraries and their ability to transform lives in small and large ways.

As an adult librarian at CDL, you will find opportunities to share and learn in a team environment. In this position, you will join the library staff and board in developing the resources, programming, and services that enable the library to achieve its mission and implement its strategic plan.

Pre-interview questions (to be submitted with application materials):

  1. How do you see the role of adult librarian responding to our library’s mission?
  2. What qualifications and qualities are important in the role of adult librarian in a public library? Describe at least three.
  3. What is your vision of the role of an adult librarian in the future?

Items to submit (in a single PDF file):

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Answers to pre-interview questions
  4. CDL job application

Apply to: Lori Coryell, Director

Deadline for applications: February 14, 2020 by 5pm
Interviews anticipated: Week of February 17, 2020
Target starting date: March 3, 2020