Are you passionate about diversity, inclusivity, and history? Would you like to help an institution unearth moments from its past that highlight the experiences of marginalized groups or peoples? The Dartmouth Library’s Rauner Special Collections Library seeks an outgoing, service-focused, and intellectually curious Institutional History Research Specialist who will oversee the Library’s Historical Accountability contribution to the college’s Inclusive Excellence initiative.Read More
The Aldrich Public Library is seeking an energetic and innovative leader to continue our library’s forward momentum. Aldrich is an incorporated library with an historic main building and a small branch location that together serve the municipalities of Barre City and Barre Town with a combined population of nearly 17,000. The library has 4 full-time and 8 part-time employees, with an annual operating budget of $614,000. In cooperation with and under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, the Library Director plans, coordinates, and directs all daily operations, functions and finances of the library.
MLS from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent education.
Five years of library experience of which at least two years should be in a supervisory capacity preferred.
Proven leadership skills working with a diverse staff and community.
Expertise in advocating on behalf of the needs of the library.
Demonstrated financial management skills.
Excellent public speaking, written and oral communication skills.
Broad-based technical knowledge with ability to apply informational technology management practices to library systems.
The Aldrich Public Library in beautiful downtown Barre, VT seeks an energetic, creative, empathetic individual to serve the tween and teen populations of Barre while also contributing to the library’s evolving technology program, social media presence, and community outreach.
A full job description can be found here. Hours are flexible but include Monday through Wednesday 2-8pm and Thursday through Friday 2-6pm as well as one to two Saturdays per month. Anticipated start date is August 1.
The Arvin A. Brown Public Library is seeking candidates for Library
Director. The Library Director is the administrator in charge of all
facets of running the library. The Director is responsible for the
day-to-day library operations; maintains a hospitable, friendly
environment at the library; carries out policies; spends annual
budgeted funds for their designated purposes; provides programming and
material resources to the community; works with the Board of Trustees
; assists with fundraising and grant writing; and reports on these
activities. Dedication to customer service, both to the individual
patron and the entire community is crucial.
Qualifications: A four-year college degree is preferred but not
required. Familiarity with library practices is desirable. While an
MLS is not required, willingness to work towards and complete the
Vermont Certificate of Public Librarianship is required if neither an
MLS or a Certificate is already held. Read More
5-15 hours per week, Non-benefitted
Salary range $8.00-$13.00 per hour
• Hired by the Library Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the Library Director and reporting to the Youth Services Librarian;
• The Youth Services Assistant responsibilities fall into three areas: public service, technology resources, and general maintenance of the library collection.Read More
Professional, administrative, technical, and managerial work assisting the Library Director in the operations of the Library.
Reports to the Library Director
Full Time, 40 Hours per week, some nights and weekends, exempt
Salary and Benefits:
$40-45K DOE, 2 weeks’ starting vacation, two personal days, two weeks sick time, excellent health insurance, Participation in New Hampshire Retirement System (Pension plan) required, Voluntary 457 Plan Read More
The Maple Street School Library is an inviting and welcoming space. It houses a collection of nearly 10,000 titles. The collection is automated with Readerware. Students in grades K-4 have regularly scheduled classes of 30 minutes, once-a-week. Students in grades 5-8 use the library and its collection to support academic work, pleasure reading, and independent study time. Currently the position is 2-days-a-week, (14 hours), but days/hours are flexible.Read More
The Chelsea Public Library, a historic library located in a small and vibrant community in Central Vermont, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and outgoing person to fill the position of Chelsea Public Library’s Youth Coordinator. Candidate must enjoy working with youth and parents, have good communication skills, be computer literate, have knowledge of children’s literature, early literacy skills and child development, and be able to plan, organize, and execute youth programming. Enthusiasm and interest in community is essential.
This is a part-time position of 12 hours per week. A High School diploma is required. A college degree is preferred. Library experience is preferred. Experience with children is required. Benefits include vacation and personal/sick days.
Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 25. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Library Director, Elizabeth Morrison at firstname.lastname@example.org or PO Box 67, Chelsea, VT 05038
Requires strong customer service skills and a working knowledge of basic public library concepts and resources. Demonstrates strong communication skills, both verbal and written, computer competency and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Docs applications. Have strong planning and organization skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task. Be dependable and adaptable to work independently as well as in a team situation, have enthusiasm for working with the public; tact, patience, maturity, friendliness. Imagination, a creative approach to problem-solving, and a sincere interest in people are essential. Reports to the Library Director, interacts directly with the public, and assists the Director with various programs including Young Adult and Summer Reading programs.Read More
The Circulation Manager and Library Reference Associate is responsible for the customer service experience at the library services desk and all circulation activities of the Kreitzberg Library and includes but is not limited to:
- hiring, training and supervising students to help run the library services desk and monitor the library during all hours of operation including being on call during the evening and on the weekends
- recommending policies and writing procedures for circulation operations
- billing students for lost library materials through Banner
- processing and organizing faculty reserve materials
The Circulation Manager and Library Reference Associate also provides basic reference services and serves on the library’s reference team.Read More