Ilsley is seeking an enthusiastic Administrative Assistant. This position performs a variety of general office clerical and administrative support tasks, including providing administrative support to the library Director, budget and payroll management, and office records management. This position also carries out select library duties, including taking shifts on the public service desk. Should the selected candidate have an interest in and aptitude for librarianship, there is considerable opportunity to take on additional library duties. This position is perfect for someone with strong administrative experience that is interested in learning more about libraries and exploring a career in librarianship. It would also be a good opportunity for current library professionals considering a move to library leadership roles; the selected candidate will become intimately familiar with library management and administration, gaining a bird’s eye view of how a library functions. Experience in libraries is not required, and the library will provide support to the chosen candidate to pursue a Certificate in Librarianship, should they choose to do so.
About the Ilsley Public Library
Established in 1848, Ilsley Public Library serves Middlebury, Vermont and its surrounding towns with a staff of four professional librarians, eight staff members, and many dedicated substitutes, work study students, and volunteers. The library’s staff is its greatest asset, and as such continual professional development is expected and supported. They library’s collection consists of more than 50,000 physical items with an annual circulation of over 130,000 and a total operating budget of over $700,000. It is consistently ranked among the top public libraries in the state for its high program attendance and overall number of visits. Ilsley also administers a branch library, the Sarah Partridge Library, which serves East Middlebury. Ilsley works in close collaboration with Middlebury Community Television, Middlebury College, town government, area schools, and a variety of business and not-for-profit community partners.
Salary and Benefits
The established salary range for this position is $38,000-$42,000, commensurate with experience. This is a full-time union position (40 hrs/wk), and provides a comprehensive benefits package.
A full description of the position can be found at https://www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Library-Assistant-Administration-and-Circulation-9.19.2022.pdf. Please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. First review of applications will begin October 10. The anticipated start date will be October 31.
– Posted 9/22/22