Research and Instruction Librarian (North Adams, MA)

Job Description:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks a Research and Instruction Librarian to collaborate with MCLA faculty, staff, and students to create and provide user-centered teaching and learning opportunities that foster inquiry, discovery, critical thinking, lifelong learning, and ethical information use and creation.

 Using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Framework), the Research and Instruction Librarian creates learning outcomes, designs instruction/assignments, advances the library’s information literacy program, teaches in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or embedded courses, provides individual research consultations to students and faculty, and assesses the effectiveness of library instruction.  Responsibilities extend to instructional sites in Pittsfield, MA, and online courses/programs.

 The Research and Instruction Librarian co-leads the archives with the Digital Services Librarian, participates in collection development, collaborates with other departments to promote student success, and supervises the part-time reference staff.  The Research and Instruction Librarian’s regular schedule is Monday – Friday from 9 am to 5 pm with an occasional weekend or evening instruction session.   Some scheduling flexibility required.Read More

Substitute Librarians (Essex, VT)

Essex Free Library in Essex, Vermont seeks applications from librarians to cover occasional shifts including Saturdays on our busy children and adult circulation desks. Do you feel energized by helping library patrons? Do you love assisting people with technology? Are you a super dependable person who is available for flexible substitute hours? Public library experience and experience with children is preferred. Must possess strong customer service skills and computer skills.

Apply with cover letter, resume and three references to: Travis Sabataso, HR Director, 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 or via email to . EEO

Head of Circulation (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library seeks an energetic and customer service-oriented professional to become our next Head of Circulation. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the daily function of the circulation department, patron services, and training and supervising circulation staff. The successful candidate will have a track record of innovation as well as excellent supervisory and customer service skills. Must have a passion for libraries, advanced technical knowledge, a positive attitude, and be a team player.

The Town of Hanover offers a highly competitive flexible benefits plan that includes health insurance, disability, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, and much more!

Applications must be submitted through the town’s online application system. For instructions, go to and select “Employment.” All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Librarian (Moretown, VT)

Dependable and enthusiastic book lover needed to assist with daily operation of the Moretown Memorial Library, including technical and public services. Strong computer skills and high school diploma necessary; previous website and social media experience helpful. Position is approximately nine hours a week with some required evening hours. If you would like to help create a vibrant resource for the community, send letter of interest and resume to bJuly 31st.

Librarian (Derby Line, VT)

The Haskell Library is seeking an energetic, creative candidate for librarian to join our team.

The Haskell library is located in the quaint villages of Derby Line, Vermont and Stanstead, Quebec straddling the international border which runs through the center of the building. Our book collections contain English and French language books. This historic building is a local tourist attraction. The library’s Opera House has regularly scheduled cultural events. Read More

Reference and Instruction Librarian (St. Johnsbury, VT)

St. Johnsbury Academy is seeking candidates for a Reference and Instruction Librarian.

 The Reference and Instruction Librarian is a degreed professional that serves as a lead contact for reference and information literacy in a student-centered learning environment.  This position requires experience in innovatively meeting and assessing the information literacy needs of students across the curriculum and at various learning levels.  The primary focus of this position is to enhance the student research experience through formal instruction and to reinforce conceptual aspects of the research process.

 This is a 10 month (school calendar) position with a full benefit package requiring a Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program, plus a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a high school or university library setting.

 A full position description and information about how to apply can be found at:

Library Director (Washington, VT)

The Calef Memorial Library is seeking candidates for Library Director.
The Library Director is the administrator in charge of the day-to-day operations of this small rural library.
Duties and areas of responsibility include:
•       Collection development and weeding
•       Reference
•       Cataloging
•       Technology management
•       Website administration
•       Planning and implementing programs and resources to meet patron and community needs
•       Data collection and reporting
•       Managing and training library staff, substitutes and volunteersRead More

Library Director (Newfane VT)

The Moore Free Library and Crowell Gallery is seeking a dynamic and forward thinking Library Director for our small private library serving the communities of Newfane, Brookline, South Newfane, and Williamsville Vermont. Well used by our community, this library houses a comprehensive general collection,  an art gallery, 2 special collections and a community meeting space.

The ideal candidate will foster strong community relationships, work well with all ages, plan engaging programs, work on long-range planning and oversee the running of Crowell Gallery.

The candidate must have:

  • strong communication and organizational skills

  • experience training and supervising volunteers

  • Effective information technology skills

  • be warm, welcoming, and have a great sense of humor

The library director is responsible for day-to-day operations, managing the library budget, working with the Friends Group and the Board of Trustees.  A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or VT Library Certification is preferred but not required. This is a part-time position, 24 hrs per week.  Begin August 15th or when position is filled.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

The Moore Free Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Submit resume, cover letter, and references to the Board at or Moore Free Library, PO Box 208, Newfane VT 05345 Attn: Board of Trustees.

Youth Services Librarian (St. Johnsbury, VT)

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

FLSA Classification:  Non-exempt

Reports to:  Coordinator of Library Services


The Youth Services Librarian is the professional with primary responsibility for the collections, programs, and services for children and young adults at the Athenaeum.  This is a full time position with benefits.  Please note that the schedule is TuesdaySaturday.

Qualifications and Skill Required:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred.  Those with a Bachelor’s degree and Certificate of Public Librarianship (or in the process of completing such) are encouraged to apply as well.
  • Thorough knowledge of current, professional library principles and practices.
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team setting.

See the full job description and application instructions on the Athenaeum website.  Closes July 12.

Librarian (Franklin, VT)

Do you desire community involvement?

The Haston Library in Franklin, VT is seeking a skilled librarian. The ideal applicant is dedicated to maintaining our library as a vital component of our community through managing and improving our collection and effectively using information technology as well as developing and delivering community outreach programs for all ages and coordinating those activities with other community groups. Effective communication skills and a good sense of humor are important. The Haston Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit cover letter and resume by July 12th to or send to Franklin Town P.O. Box 83, Franklin, VT 05457.