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Youth Librarian – Deborah Rawson Memorial Library (Jericho, VT)

The Deborah Rawson Memorial Library in Jericho, VT is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced leader to fill the position of Youth Librarian. Under the supervision and policy direction of the Library Director, the Youth Librarian is responsible for direct services to youth and their caregivers.

Duties/Description:

Responsibilities cover the full range of youth services, including: selecting all youth materials; circulation and cataloging of materials; developing and carrying out youth programming from infants through teens. Provides outreach services and partners with schools, day care centers, homeschool families and community groups.

Qualifications:
  • Vermont Library Certification (or willingness to pursue), and/or two years’ experience working in public or school libraries.
  • Experience with children’s services, including acquisitions and programming
  • Knowledge of youth literature
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons, community organizations and local schools
  • Ability to develop and deliver excellent customer service in a fun, warm, and welcoming environment for children of all ages
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and a sense of humor

This position is 30 hour per week and includes some circulation desk duties.

Hourly wage based upon experience. Position does include benefits.

CLOSING DATE: September 14, 2016
Submit cover letter, resume, & 3 references to:
Holly Hall, Library Director
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library
8 River RD.
Jericho, VT, 05465

Literatures & Cultures Librarian – Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)

Middlebury seeks a Literatures and Cultures Librarian to join its Libraries. Reporting to the Director of Research & Instruction, the Literatures and Cultures Librarian provides research and academic technology assistance to students, faculty, and staff. In this role, the librarian teaches information skills, provides one-on-one consultations, and creates research guides and other instructional materials.The ideal candidate will possess a strong service orientation, a passion for instruction, and a desire to build meaningful connections with faculty, staff, and students. A Graduate degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent is required. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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Library/Technology Specialist – Alburgh Community Ed Center (Alburgh, VT)

Alburgh Community Education Center is seeking a qualified, energetic and organized individual to serve as the PreK-8 Library/Technology Specialist for the 2016-2017 school year. The Vermont Educational Quality Standards require the services of a certified library media specialist to be made available to students and staff. Qualified applicants must hold a current Vermont Library Media Specialist Educator’s License (Vermont Endorsement 5440-61).

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Substitute Desk Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT is currently seeking substitute circulation desk librarians to provide direct patron service in our busy public library. The ideal candidate has some experience working in a library, is available to help cover day, evening, and/or Saturday shifts, and is interested in working in both the Adult and Children’s departments. The hourly wage will be determined based on education, library experience and credentials.

Please download and complete the linked application and e-mail with a cover letter, resume and three references to applications@kellogghubbard.org.

You can also print out this PDF application and mail it, along with a cover letter, resume, and three references, to the library at 135 Main Street, Montpelier VT 05602.

Public Librarian I or II – Plattsburgh Public Library (Plattsburgh, NY)

The Community Outreach Librarian is an experienced professional responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. This position develops relationships with businesses, nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools and other community organizations that would benefit from library services and programs. Plattsburgh Public Library serves as both the city library and the Central Library for the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System. Reports to Library Director.Read More

AmeriCorps Member Bookmobile Librarian – Cobleigh Public Library (Lyndonville, VT)

This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding their services that many communities rely on. LEAP supports their members in their path to educational and career attainment through direct service, on-going trainings, and professional development opportunities offered during the service year.Read More

Customer Service Bibliographer – Yankee Book Peddler (Contoocook, NH)

The mission of the YBP Customer Service Bibliographer (CSB) is to provide outstanding customer service to a portfolio of academic library customers, partner with the YBP Sales team, take ownership of customer issues and develop strong relationships with both internal and external customers that support future sales and development.  We are looking for a service-oriented individual with experience working in a fast-paced, customer facing environment, able to adapt to and support complex and developing service requirements.  Ideally, candidates will have experience in a professional service role that required use of multiple online systems, detailed research and problem solving, excellent communication skills, and effective time management.Read More

Reaching Across the Aisle, Reaching Across the Desk: Engagement, Inclusion, & Outreach in Academic Libraries

Friday, October 21, 2016: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. Campus Center, Castleton University, Castleton, VT

Call for Proposals
Proposals with be accepted through September 9, 2016
Submit Proposals Here: http://goo.gl/forms/DpzjKWPKO1X6NO972

Please consider joining us for a one-day conference to learn how academic librarians in Vermont and New England are reaching across the aisle to collaborate with colleagues, other departments on campus, as well as publishers and vendors. As we gather to hear how librarians are reaching across the desk to engage with students, reach out to faculty, and create a more inclusive environment, we hope you are able to take advantage of this opportunity to network and share with colleagues throughout Vermont.

Featuring presentations from academic librarians around the state and region, this conference is an opportunity to learn how college and university librarians are tackling new and old challenges in our libraries and adopting inventive strategies to serve our students and faculty.

We are currently seeking proposals for this event. Length of presentation: 15 minutes to 45 minutes. Please consider presenting – your contributions will make this a great day to network and get new ideas.

Please send your questions to:

Beth Dietrich
VLA Colleges & Special Libraries Section President
bdietrich@smcvt.edu

Alana Verminski
VLA College & Special Libraries Section Vice President
alana.verminski@uvm.edu

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