Library Paraeducator, .6 – The Integrated Arts Academy (Burlington, VT)

The Integrated Arts Academy seeks a Library Paraeducator to assist the Library Media Specialist in operating and implementing the educational objectives of the learning center. The successful applicant will assist classroom teachers and the Library Media Specialist in supervising students and helping students locate library resources. This will include basic instructional technology support for students using 1:1 technology as well as desktop computers and printers. The position requires a staff member proficient in the use of technology applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, internet browsers, search engines and databases.Read More

Youth Services Librarian – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks a collaborative, creative, inspired and professional Youth Librarian to join our team. This position directly oversees coordinating, developing, implementing and evaluating innovative services and collection development for infants through teens. Other responsibilities include supervision of support staff and volunteers, covering public desks, outreach to area organizations, department budget management, publicity, and assisting patrons with resources – both print and digital.
 
Hours include some nights and weekends. Masters in Library Science, plus three years of experience working with youth, preferably in a library environment, or a combination of education and experience desired. Supervisory experience preferred. This position is full time with excellent benefits.
 
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to work with young people from infants to teens; be knowledgeable about current youth and teen issues; strive to learn emerging technologies; be able to work in a team-centered environment and must possess creativity, motivation, flexibility, imagination, enthusiasm and more to inspire the love of reading, lifelong learning and the exploration of ideas.
 
Application forms and job description available online at www.essexjunction.org/departments/employment/, at the Village office or Brownell Library. Send application with resume and cover letter to Village of Essex Junction, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, or admin@essexjunction.org.  Resume review will begin December 30.  Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

Library Media Specialist – Summit Street Elementary School (Essex Junction, VT)

Our Summit Street Elementary School is seeking a full-time long-term substitute Library Media Specialist. The position is available beginning immediately through mid January, 2017. The position shall involve supporting students and teachers in achieving the high national and state standards represented in local curriculum as well as the Common Core Standards; providing a full-service 21st century library/media center that incorporates both books and contemporary technological tools; and responding to the needs of all students at a variety of reading levels through the development of individual learning plans. Candidates must be able to support teachers and students with information literacy and technology. A genuine interest, appreciation and love of primary elementary school students is essential, as well as having the ability to ignite students’ interest in reading and to continually foster a love of learning.

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Volunteer Library Management Advisor – El Rosario, Honduras

Americans Caring Teaching Sharing (ACTS-Honduras), a New England organization that for thirty years has done community development work in rural Honduras. ACTS has helped the village of El Rosario, in the Department of Yoro, to establish a small library, the Doctor Dean Biblioteca, that serves El Rosario as a lending library, and sends books to schools in thirteen neighboring villages in this remote, mountainous region. The library is managed by a villager, and would benefit from professional advice in management and operation.

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VLA Graduate Student Scholarship

The Vermont Library Association Board wishes to promote professional librarianship in Vermont and to encourage involvement in professional development within the state. In support of this, VLA has created a scholarship for those enrolled in a Graduate library degree program.

VLA will award up to $1500 to the selected, qualified applicant pursuing an MLS or MLIS degree.  The check will go directly to the recipient’s educational program.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program
  • Must be an active individual VLA member (institutional memberships are not eligible)
  • Must live in Vermont and/or work in a Vermont library and
  • Must not have received a scholarship from VLA in the past 2 years.

The scholarship will be administered by the Vermont Library Association Scholarship Committee. The committee reserves the right not to award a scholarship if qualified applicants are not found. Priority will be given based on monetary need and potential for involvement, leadership and commitment to Vermont Libraries.

Click here for Scholarship Application

The deadline for applications will be November 15th each year with the scholarship sent to the institution for the Spring Semester. Winners will be notified on December 15th and a check will be mailed after January 1st.

 

Library Clerk – Mount Anthony Union High School (Bennington, VT)

We are seeking an outgoing, friendly individual with the ability to build rapport with students and staff, and encourage an overall positive library environment. The ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of a collaborative team. He or She is willing to bring creative ideas to the discussion table and work with the team to turn ideas into realities for the library. If you are familiar with existing library technology, willing to learn about advanced technology when it becomes available, and intrigued by the idea of Makerspaces, please apply today!

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Library Manager – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Colchester, VT)

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites applications for the position of Library Manager, located at the Colchester, VT campus. Reporting to the Director of Library Services in Albany, the Colchester Campus Library Manager oversees the operation of the facility and provides and facilitates library services to the Colchester Campus Community in support of the College and the Library Missions.

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