Assistant Director – Tracy Memorial Library (New London, NH)

The Tracy Memorial Library in New London, New Hampshire is seeking an energetic and skilled library professional with management and leadership experience to join our team as Assistant Director.

Located midway between Concord and Hanover and bordered by three lakes, New London is a small, picturesque community with a year-round population of approximately 4,500, which doubles in the summer.  Town amenities include Colby-Sawyer College, New London Hospital, the Barn Playhouse Summer Theater, Town beaches, and easy access to Mt. Sunapee and Ragged Mountain Ski Resorts.  Tracy Memorial Library is a 14,000 square foot facility consisting of an historical building (1820s) which was expanded in 1990 and remodeled in 2007.

The ideal candidate will bring a dedication to providing quality service, ensuring access for all, and upholding the freedom to read. They will strive to keep a positive attitude, maintain a learning mindset, adapt to change, and be flexible when needed. They will possess a broad range of library and technology skills, will be adept at prioritizing work tasks, and comfortable juggling various work responsibilities. The ideal candidate will also be interested in building community and fostering effective working relationships with staff, partners, and patrons.

The Assistant Director responsibilities include managing library technology, online resources, and adult services. Additionally, they will have some responsibility for collection development, community engagement, day-to-day facilities management, and marketing/communication. This individual will work closely with the Library Director, and is responsible for the Library in the Director’s absence.

This is a full-time (40 hr) position with benefits. Hiring salary range is $49,046.40 to $65,395.20. An MLS degree or equivalent library experience is preferred.  A full job description,including responsibilities and preferred qualifications, is available on the TracyMemorial Library website.

Applications received before July 25, 2022 will receive first consideration. The position will be open until filled. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to director@tracylibrary.org

Job Title: Assistant Director
Job DescriptionView/download PDF
Hours: 40 hrs/week, generally 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, some nights/weekends
Hiring Salary Range: $49,046.40 to $65,395.20
Benefits: Paid sick and vacation leave, 11 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement plan
Closing Date: Applications received before July 25, 2022 will receive first consideration
To Apply: For more information and to apply please visit our website or email director@tracylibrary.org

– Posted 7/5/22

Library Director – Maxfield Public Library (Loudon, NH)

The Maxfield Public Library is seeking a new Library Director who is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, professional, and possesses excellent leadership skills.

The Maxfield Public Library recently received a modern expansion and boasts a fireplace reading area, children’s craft and activities room, and large multi-purpose meeting room with a kitchenette and an array of digital media equipment.

Loudon is only 5 miles from Concord, the State Capitol. Other great attractions like the White Mountains, Boston, the seacoast, and skiing, are all within a one-hour drive. Loudon is a quaint New Hampshire town and nearly half of our residents are registered library card holders and patrons of the Library. The new Library Director will be leading our outstanding current staff of four including a full-time Youth Services Librarian.

Salary and Benefits:

Full time, 40 hours per week, position with an annual salary range of $50,000 to $53,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.  A full benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and retirement.

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with at least three years library or equivalent experience.  A Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution and/or experience as a library director is preferred.

Responsibilities:

Provides positive leadership for the staff. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with library patrons and responds positively to community requests and input.

Represents the Library and is actively involved with the community and makes a strong effort to involve the Maxfield Public Library in local Loudon events, functions, local grade school, and organizations.

Ensures that the Maxfield Public Library is up to date with current trends along with new and innovative ideas to ensure the best possible experience for the community.

Evaluates operations and activities of the library, plans for future needs, develops library collections, and adopts and implements new services and oversees the Maxfield Public Library budget.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume with examples of accomplishments, and two (2) professional references. Recent MLS graduates are encouraged to apply.  Send resumes and references to: DMaxfieldMaxLib@LoudonNH.org   Position is open until filled and application review begins immediately. Complete job description is available at http://maxfieldlibrary.com  

All applicants subject to background check. Maxfield Public Library is an Equal Opportunity employer.

– Posted 7/5/22

Circulation Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Assistant.

SALARY: $19.26 Hourly OPENING DATE: 07/01/22 CLOSING DATE: 07/22/22 05:00 PM

The Howe Library is recruiting for a part-time Circulation Assistant. Position is 15 hours per week and non-benefited. Some weekend and evening work required.

Job duties include checking books in and out at the circulation desk using the library’s automated system, shelving books, and performing clerical tasks. Candidates must be committed to providing excellent customer service to library patrons. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here (Download PDF reader).

Candidates must submit job application and any supporting documents via the Town  of Hanover’s online recruiting system. No paper materials accepted.  For further details on how to apply, please visit “Employment” at www.hanovernh.org. All job offers contingent on background check with results satisfactory to the Town.

– Posted 7/5/22

Library Collections Assistant – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Title: Library Collections Assistant
Department:  Library, Access Services
Reports to:  Library Collections Supervisor
Position #: New
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Date: 4/12/2021

Position Purpose

Performs a variety of duties associated with the day-to-day collection maintenance at the Dartmouth Libraries; to prepare material for transfer to and from the Library Collections and Services Facility; and to assist with collection management projects and tasks.Key Accountabilities

  • Performs the daily work of Baker-Berry stacks including: shelving, scanning, collection moves and performing inventories of the collections (70%)
  • Assigned to the Library Collections and Services Facility as needed to support daily work and large scale collection moves (10%)
  • Staffs public service desks at Baker Berry Library performing various patron related duties. Monitors building security and contacts Safety and Security as needed. (10%)
  • Responds to a variety of in person, telephone, and email information requests and refers questions to reference librarians as appropriate. (5%)
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in the development and evaluation of departmental policies, goal setting, procedures, and workflow. Stays current on best practices. (5%)

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. Performs other responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Two to three years relevant library experience preferred and/or customer service experience with a diverse clientele.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs. regularly during the workday.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of warehouse machinery, including manual and powered lifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work efficiently; set and modify work priorities; while under pressure and despite interruptions.
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with OnBase, ILLiad, Alma and other library or records management software.

URL to apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63576

– Posted 6/21/22

Acquisitions Specialist – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Title:  Acquisitions Specialist
Department:  Library
Reports to:  Acquisitions Supervisor
Position #: 1128159
FLSA: Non-exempt
Date: June 2022

Position Purpose

The Acquisitions Specialist uses data management tools and techniques to optimize acquisitions and collection data. Works extensively with vendors and the library management system to ensure that collection data is accurate and up to date. To help decision makers in building and managing the collection, retrieves and analyzes data, and effectively communicates results and analysis to relevant stakeholders. Assesses current processes and workflows and coordinates improvements. Responds to collection queries from patrons and staff, provides timely, accurate information, and addresses any underlying issues.

Key Accountabilities

  • Uses data management tools and techniques to ensure that collection information in the library management system and other acquisitions systems is accurate and current. Follows vendor updates and changes, makes necessary adjustments to local systems, and communicates significant changes to stakeholders. – 30%
  • Collects, analyzes, and disseminates relevant collection data from vendors and from library systems. Effectively communicates findings to selectors and other library staff to inform collection development decisions. – 30%
  • Analyzes and assesses department workflows and processes and implements updates using continuous improvement methods. – 20%
  • Responds to inquiries and reported resource access problems from the Dartmouth community and works to resolve underlying issues. – 15%
  • Engages in professional development activities. – 5%

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Performs other responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree and three to five years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and technical problem solving skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a complex and changing digital environment.
  • Familiarity with Excel, and ability to self-learn additional statistical and/or other applications.
  • Familiarity and experience with library resources such as journals, databases, and monographs.
  • Familiarity and experience with library management systems.
  • Customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and one to three years of relevant work experience.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis using software such as R, SPSS, or Stata.
  • Familiarity with Alma.
  • Two to three years relevant library experience preferred and/or customer service experience with a diverse clientele.

URL link to apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63613

– Posted 6/21/22

Youth Services Librarian – Hartland Public Library (Hartland, VT)

Do you enjoy working with children and parents?

Do you want to be an important part of a dynamic professional team in a beautiful, rural library?

Would you like to work in a community that embraces its library as a space for everyone?

If so, Hartland Public Library is the library for you!

The Hartland Public Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian to provide exceptional customer service in our library serving the Upper Valley community of Hartland, VT. We’re looking for a community- focused, creative professional who will work closely with the library team to help grow the youth services department. Come to Hartland and work with talented and enthusiastic colleagues; connect with and serve a supportive,  engaged community; see an established department through new and exciting changes and challenges; and enjoy each day spent in our beautiful farmhouse-style building, complete with front porch.

The Youth Services Librarian works with library patrons from birth through approximately age 15 and their family members or guardians, maintains a welcoming Picture Book room, Children’s Room, and YA space with activities and up-to-date resources, and organizes and coordinates a variety of programs and services to promote reading and enhance the lives of young library users. The Youth Services Librarian ensures that all children of Hartland are well-serviced by a vibrant library space and a wide range of resources, activities, and other offerings that respond to community needs and promote reading, literacy, research, curiosity, well-being, etc.

Qualifications

  •  Master’s degree in library and information from an American Library Association accredited program, or similar discipline strongly preferred OR Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and Vermont Certificate of Public Librarianship obtained either before or within two years of employment. Two years public library and/or Children’s experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of public library practices and procedures; children’s literature and children’s reading programs and activities; child development; library technologies and common software applications; working knowledge of the laws, regulations, and departmental policies pertaining to library services.

  • Ability to be creative and use imagination; read aloud; plan and direct craft and other activities; supervise assistants and volunteers.

  • Ability to establish good rapport with children and parents/guardians; pay attention to accuracy; work with frequent interruptions in a busy environment; maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other organizations, and the public.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing; handle multiple tasks, determine priorities, and meet deadlines; maintain accurate and detailed records; recognize library priorities and work cooperatively and collaboratively to support their accomplishment.

  • Ability to work remote and off site when necessary.

  • Familiarity with library management systems, Koha and Aspen Discovery a plus.

  • Skills: Organizational/planning, writing, interpersonal/collaborative communication, leadership, resourcefulness, and discretion; computer skills that encompass effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email, social media, internet browser, and library software.

See full position description at the library website https://www.hartlandlibraryvt.org/
under “Employment Opportunities”

Hourly Range: 26 hours part time to 30 hours full-time per week, depending on the needs of the applicant. Includes one Saturday a month. At 26 – 29 hours the employee qualifies for prorated sick leave, vacation leave, and VMERS state retirement plan.  At 30 hours the employee qualifies for full benefits including health insurance, dental, life insurance, personal leave, sick leave, vacation leave, and VMERS state retirement plan.

Hiring Range: $18.85 – $20.50 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to Nancy Tusinski, Library Director at director@hartlandlibraryvt.org no later than July 22, 2022.

Applications will also be accepted via walk-in at Hartland Public Library 153 US Route 5 Hartland, VT 05048 or mail at PO Box 137 Hartland, VT 05048. The Hartland Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

– Posted 6/21/22

Part-Time Library Aide – Keene Public Library (Keene NH)

Would you enjoy working part-time in a friendly work environment with great colleagues?

Are you available evenings and weekends?

Do you have excellent communication and public service skills?

Do you love a challenge and want to make a difference?

If you answered yes to these questions, apply for our part-time Library Aide opening at the Keene Public Library!

This position provides critical services primarily at the circulation desk, while offering competitive pay and a variety of activities. Duties include assisting customers with checking materials in and out on the library’s computerized circulation system, answering the telephone, and responding to inquiries about library services. The person selected for this position will also empty the inside and outside book drop carts, move items on book carts, and shelve materials. The ability to perform all tasks on the library’s automated system is required.

Minimum requirements include an Associate’s Degree or two-year technical certificate, and at least one year of customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. College-level coursework and previous library experience is desired.

The Library Aide position offers a pay range of $18.85-$23.49 per hour. This position will have varied hours, up to 28 hours/week and will require the person accepting the position to work some evening hours, every Saturday and two hours on Sunday to empty the inside and outside book drop carts and to process items on hold. A second position for a substitute, with varied hours, may also be available.

Note: This position requires frequent walking, standing, lifting, reaching and bending. Frequently will lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., occasionally up to 50 lbs. Must be able to maneuver the exterior book drop cart which holds approximately 100 lbs. of materials.

If you are excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community interaction, apply online today at https://keenenh.gov/jobs! Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your completed application.

Applications will be accepted until Tuesday July 5, 2022 at 4PM.

Job Description: Library Aide

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Posted 6/21/22

Youth Services Librarian – Milton Public Library (Milton, VT)

Job Description
The Milton Public Library is looking for a creative and energetic individual to fill a 25 hour/week Youth Services Librarian position. This person will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing library services for children. Strong technology skills, plus an ability to plan, and supervise others is needed.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with at least one year of recent professional library experience required as well as knowledge and familiarity with both early literacy skills and children’s literature. Excellent communication and public service skills required.

Pay rate $21.26/hour

How to apply
Email cover letter/resume to the Library Director at mdavis@miltonvt.gov<mailto:mdavis@miltonvt.gov>.

– Updated 6/21/22

Library Support Senior – Howe Library, UVM Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The Howe Library Circulation Department is seeking a Circulation staff member (Library Support Senior) for our team. This position will oversee and coordinate all aspects of Howe Library student employment including recruitment, hiring, supervision and payroll approval. The Circulation staff member will serve as the functional supervisor for the Circulation department and staff in the absence of the Circulation Coordinator. Responsibilities include providing effective customer service at the Circulation Desk; opening and closing the library, coordinating building security and safety, and ensuring that policy is followed; and responding to user questions and requests. This position will troubleshoot technical difficulties with Voyager Circulation module, as well as with networked computers, printers, and copiers and assist library users with organizational, directional, and technical questions.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number S3682PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than July 1, 2022.

– Posted 6/17/22

Library Associate II: Technical Services – Burnham Memorial Library (Colchester, VT)

Starting hourly wage $20.53 – $22.00 w/ Competitive Benefits Package

The Burnham Memorial Library is seeking a tech savvy professional with customer service mindset and a love for reading to join its team. The Library Associate provides patron service, general research, clerical and technical support. Responsible for the integrity of the library’s online catalog, including classifying, overseeing the processing of library materials, and serving as library-liaison to Town IT staff.

Requirements: Associates degree in technology or database maintenance related fields, or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training. Experience with Integrated Library systems (ILS), Bachelor’s degree or library certification preferred.

For consideration please submit cover letter, resume and application online by visiting: https://colchestervt.gov/321/Human-Resources The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.

– Posted 6/17/22