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The Thomas Crane Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

All regular full-time and part-time employees of the library (except for the library director, assistant director, and seasonal employees) are represented by the Quincy Library Staff Association, MLSA, Local 4928, MFT, AFT, AFL-CIO.

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Current Openings

Safety Officer (Part-Time, 2 positions available)
Same as Paraprofessional III; Hourly Rate $21.10 to $27.28 (in six steps) plus weekend differential. 

Duties: Works at the Main Library and at branch locations, proactively monitors Library facilities, assists visitors and staff, and responds sensitively and appropriately to policy violations, including inappropriate visitor behavior; Communicates effectively with visitors, staff, first responders, and community partners; and protects the Library’s physical materials, furniture, equipment, and premises.

Requirements: High school diploma; at least one year of full-time or part-time equivalent experience in public safety, public service security, and/or law enforcement with significant public contact.  At least one year of direct in-person customer service experience with adults, teens and children.  

Schedule: Part-time schedule of 19 hours per week to include at least two evenings per week and one Saturday per month. 

See job description for complete duties and qualifications: PDF iconPart-Time Safety Officer (2022).pdf

To apply, send cover letter, resume and references to Library Director Sara Slymon at by September 20, 2022.


Adult Services Librarian - Graphic Design Specialist (Full-Time)
Professional Librarian II; Range 3; Salary: $50,382 - $61,299


Performs a wide variety of information, reference and reader’s advisory services; instructing customers in the use of library resources and technology; creating and producing visual graphics to fulfill the library’s promotional and publicity needs; assisting with and public programming.

Requirements: Must have an M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school, with coursework in graphic design preferred. Minimum one year of experience providing information services preferred. Must have basic knowledge of and ability in the areas of layout, composition, design, photo editing, copy composition and typography for print and online publications. Must have desktop publishing experience using graphic design software such as Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) or web-based tools such as Canva. Must have strong visual and artistic design skills. Must have strong time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines.


Full-time schedule of 35 hours per week, to include at least two evenings per week and two Saturdays per month.

See job description for complete duties and qualifications: PDF iconAdult Services Librarian - Graphic Design Specialist 2022.docx.pdf

To apply, send cover letter, resume and references to Head of Information & Outreach Services Theresa Tangney at by August 19, 2022.