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Public Services Librarian – Lyndon State College (Lyndonville, VT)

Carry out professional responsibilities in the Samuel Read Hall Library at Lyndon State College, including information literacy and academic research instruction, online research, reference services, maintaining the library website and social media; and liaison and collection development for several academic departments.

Requirements include a master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program and one to three years of progressively responsible experience working in an academic library; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and creativity; and excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include supervisory experience; demonstrated understanding of relevant scholarly communication issues (e.g., intellectual property rights and Fair Use); experience with web programming, graphic design, and scripting, or a demonstrated ability to learn these skills; and teaching experience.

Starting salary mid-$30’s; an excellent benefits package includes vacation, medical, and personal leave, employer contribution to retirement equaling 12% of annual salary, a comprehensive insurance plan, and tuition benefit for self and eligible family members.

To apply, submit a mandatory Lyndon State College application for employment (available on the Human Resources page of the LSC website), cover letter, résumé, and names and contact information for three references to sandra.franz@lyndonstate.edu

Part-Time Library Director – Montgomery Town Library (Montgomery Center, VT)

Montgomery Town Library is seeking a part-time library director to oversee all aspects of library functions, including but not limited to supervision of volunteers, interaction with Vermont Department of Libraries, programming, purchasing, cataloging, grant-writing, and reports. Position requires organization, computer, communication, and people skills. The successful candidate will have library science degree or Vermont library certification or be willing to work toward certification. Letters of application and resumes should be submitted by January 19, 2015 to the Montgomery Library Board of Trustees, PO Box 448, Montgomery Center, VT 05471 or electronically to beth.daybell@gmail.com.

Library Clerk III, Assistant Youth Services Librarian – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Brooks Memorial Library has a full-time, 37.5 hour, Library Clerk III position available in the Children’s Room.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creation, implementation, and promotion of library literacy programs for children ages birth to 12 such as storytimes, craft tables, and workshops.  A portion of hours will also be dedicated to promotion of collections and programs for young adults —13 to 18 years of age. The individual should possess excellent organizational, computer skills, and be self-motivated.   Schedule includes every third Saturday.

Duties include:  All aspects of library circulation functions, overdues’ recovery, and the supervision and training of assigned clerical staff and volunteers; assists the Youth Services Librarian with the Summer Reading Program;  coordinates Children’s Room volunteers, which includes recruitment, retention, training, acknowledgement, and scheduling;  schedules class visits  and is responsible for library orientations; initiates, plans, and conducts a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library by young adults between the ages of 12 and 18, including but not limited to films, special events, reading clubs, and school and community outreach.

Good customer services skills required.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working  relationships.  Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children required. Previous experience in an automated library environment  and social media applications  preferred.   Knowledge of current trends in library services for young adults and young adult literature preferred.

Apply  to the Brattleboro Town Manager’s office, Attn: LIBRARY, 230 Main St #208, Brattleboro VT 05301 by 5:00pm,  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 5:00 PM. Applications may be found on the Town website bit.ly/brooksemployment. EOE

Children’s Circulation Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an energetic and child-oriented circulation librarian to work in our Children’s Department. Candidates must have a minimum of four years of college and the ideal candidate has a library degree or Vermont library certification. Extensive knowledge of children’s literature with a minimum of two years of library experience is preferred. Regular duties include managing the circulation desk, encouraging patron use of all library facilities, processing monthly billing, and helping with special projects and programs. This position pays $17.36 per hour, works 22.5 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday) and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and three references to applications@kellogghubbard.org. Applications will be read as they are received. The position is open until filled.

Program Planner/Facilitator – Fairfax Community Library (Fairfax, VT)

The Fairfax Community Library seeks candidates for a 12 hours per week, year round position planning programs for all ages that nourish curiosity, learning and community. The successful candidate will work closely with the public librarian, as well as collaborate with other groups in the community.

12 hours per week including some evening hours and an occasional Saturday. Key proficiencies will include: excellent communication skills, attention to detail and organization, ability to plan ahead, creative thinking, familiarity with and affection for social media, ability to produce fliers, calendars, news releases, and other PR material. Responsible for record keeping and bill submission for program budget. The ability to work with a variety of ages of the public with good cheer is essential. Some basic grant writing is expected for additional program resources. Additional helpful skills: knowledge of current community resources, library experience, love of books and reading. Up to 1/3 of the hours may be done from home if desired and when appropriate. Background check is required for employment. $13-14 per hour. No benefits.

To apply, please send resume and letter of interest with three references (available by phone or email) to Debbie Landauer at the address below by January 15th.

fairfaxlibrarian@gmail.com or 75 Hunt St. Fairfax VT 05454.

The library phone number is 802-849-2420.

The Fairfax Community Library is a combined school and town library with 5 full and part time staff, located in the Bellows Free Academy school building in the town of Fairfax, VT. Fairfax is a town of approximately 4,000. This position is part of the public library staff, employed by the Town of Fairfax.

Library Media Specialist – Sutton Village School (Sutton, VT)

For school year 2015-2016, Sutton School seeks a collaborative individual to help us create a Library/Media Center for the 21st Century. Knowledge of 21st Century technology skills, library/media management, and children’s literature is a must. Individual will work collaboratively with administration, teaching teams and district technology specialists to ensure the integration and use of technology in the classroom, technology instruction for all students K-8 and embedded professional development in technology use for all Sutton staff. Strong organizational, planning and team work skills a must. For full description and to apply, please see the listing on SchoolSpring.

Library Support Senior – Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)

Job Summary: The Dana Medical Library serves the information needs for the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the UVM Medical Center. They are seeking a Library Support Senior staff member to investigate and report on cost, access, terms of use, and usage of electronic materials to inform collection development decisions. Initiate and monitor activation and withdrawal of licensed e-content. Order selected materials and monitor status of pending orders. Perform catalog verification, maintenance and holding changes for adds, withdrawals, transfers and reclassifications. Serve as point person for biomedical and health sciences materials for the day-to-day work of Libraries Collection Management Services. Collaborate with Libraries Collection Management Services in activities such as resolving electronic resources problems and assisting in workflow and process development.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma, two years college coursework, and three years library experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. Demonstrated ability to learn new computer skills as needed. Effective interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills. Ability to plan, prioritize, and work independently.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience in library acquisitions, e-resources, and serials.

Diversity Statement: The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on this position, refer to job posting #S156PO or to apply on-line with cover letter and résumé, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Reference Librarian – Castleton State College (Castleton, VT)

Castleton State College is seeking applications for the position of Part-time Reference Librarian to provide reference services including responding to research questions, assisting with research, creating research guides and participating in general library operations.  Prior experience desirable.

Qualifications include M.L.S. degree from an A.L.A. accredited school.  Students who are near completion of the M.L.S. degree may be considered.  This is a part-time position consisting of approximately 10 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.  There are no benefits provided with this position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply send completed Castleton State College application (found on www.castleton.edu/employment) along with a letter of application, a resume and three references to:

Office of Human Resources

Castleton State College

42 Alumni Drive

Castleton, Vermont 05735

Castleton State College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Make a Difference: Founded in 1787, Castleton is a college community that values personal interaction with students and among colleagues.  Your work will be appreciated here.  You can help us make a difference in the lives of our students, and for the benefit of Vermont.

Library Director – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)

Aldrich Public Library is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director for the Aldrich Public Library. The library seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services and embrace the rapid technological changes occurring in today’s public libraries.

This is a Full Time Position. The position requires a minimum of an MLS degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent library certification; five years of library experience of which two years should be in a supervisory capacity.

A detailed job description and application process can be found at the Aldrich website http://www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org/employment/. Applications must be received by January 23, 2015.

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