The State Librarian provides vision and leadership for the diverse functions of the State library agency and library services statewide. The position reports to the Secretary of Administration and serves as administrative head of the Department of Libraries, with a staff of 19 full-time employees and an overall operating budget of $3.3 million. The State Librarian serves as a member of the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA), as president of the Vermont Public Library Foundation, Inc., and as secretary to the State Board of Libraries, a citizen advisory board appointed by the Governor. The State Librarian also administers the Vermont Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and institutional libraries located across the state.Read More
The library/media center specialist will be an excellent communicator. Among the qualities and roles expected of the person in the position are:
Newbury is a rural community of 2,000. Our historic, beautiful library seeks a new director. We are looking for an individual who can create a cordial, welcoming atmosphere, is responsive to the needs and interests of our community, and who can move our library towards better serving our patrons by increasing accessibility of materials and information in current and emerging formats.Read More
We are looking for a Librarian 2.0 to lead our community, staff and services further into the 21st Century.Read More
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum will have an opening for a part-time (30 hours per week)
Librarian beginning in March. The position has full responsibility for interlibrary loans, as well as Reference and Collection Development duties.Read More
Qualifications: Full posting available here. Hours include one evening per week and one Saturday per month. A Bachelor’s degree with an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification, or actively working toward one preferred; a thorough knowledge of library cataloging and procedures including library automation and MARC databases, previous library experience preferred but not required; excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform detailed work; good communication skills and good interpersonal skills with people of all ages required.
Youth Programming Duties:
Covering for or assisting the Youth Librarian at regularly scheduled programs: Storytimes (9:30am Tuesdays and Thursdays), Lego Club (Thursdays 3-4pm), Summer Reading Program (Wednesdays in the summer), Family Fun Night (every second Wednesday), Movies (every fourth Friday) and more.
Set up and clean up before and after programming
Keeping track of program statistics
The substitute may be asked to help with advertising and/or fundraising for youth programming
The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, motivated, and innovative librarian to serve as Library Consultant for Public Library Governance and Management. The successful candidate will provide consulting, instruction, program development, and administration for the Department, and statewide leadership in the areas of library services to library directors, trustees, and library stakeholders.Read More
The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, motivated, and innovative librarian to serve as Library Consultant for Special Populations. The successful candidate will provide consulting and professional development activities with a special focus on special populations, including: oversight of the Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled, library services to state institutions, management of the local recording program for visually and physically disabled citizens, library services to new Americans, ADA, and adult literacy. Consultant works with the National Library Service (NLS) and a citizen Advisory Council, and with partner organizations that serve the disabled and adult learners. Conducts outreach and public relations. Supervises one or more employees at the Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled.Read More
The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, motivated, and innovative librarian to serve as Library Consultant for Library Technology. The successful candidate will provide consulting and professional development activities with a special focus on technology, including: library automation and data migration, website development, networks, data security, digital e-resources, Internet searching, broadband and WIFI, information databases, e-rate, and technology assessment and planning.Read More