Temporary Part-Time Aide (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is a busy, dynamic and professional working environment. We are seeking an energetic and engaged part-time library aide to work 15-18 hours a week. Duties will include planning for our popular After School Kids (ASK) program and supervising students in ASK. Candidates must be available to work on Mondays from 2:30 to 4:30 and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 5:00. Planning and preparation for the program can be scheduled with some flexibility within the library’s open hours.

The ability to work some Saturdays and work additional hours when needed is a plus. Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, professional and enjoy working with the public. Candidates must have basic computer skills, Internet searching skills and enjoy working with children. Experience working in a library and/or educational setting is a plus.

The starting hourly rate is $13.03 per hour. This is a temporary position. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org. The position will be open until filled. A full job description is available upon request.

Circulation Assistant (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Assistant.

SALARY: $18.33 Hourly OPENING DATE: 12/03/18 CLOSING DATE: 12/14/18 05:00 PM

JOB SUMMARY: The Howe Library is recruiting for a Circulation Assistant. This is a regular part-time (20 hours per week) and benefits eligible position. Some weekend and evening work required. The Town of Hanover offers a highly competitive flexible benefits plan that includes health insurance, disability, paid vacation and sick leave, and more.

Job duties include checking books in and out at the circulation desk using the library’s automated system, shelving books, and performing clerical tasks. Candidates must be committed to providing excellent customer service to library patrons. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here.https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh/jobs/2264714/circulation-assistant

Applications must be submitted through the Town of Hanover’s online recruiting system. For instructions, please visit www.hanovernh.org and select Employment. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh

Library/Media Specialist (Concord, VT)

Concord (.6 FTE), Lunenburg (.2 FTE) and Gilman (.2 FTE) Schools seek a collaborative individual to help us continue to develop our Library/Media Center for the 21st Century. Knowledge of 21st Century technology skills, library/media management, and children’s literature a must. Individual will work collaboratively with teaching teams and Kingdom East librarians. Strong organizational, planning and team work skills a must. Candidates with a Bachelor’s in Teaching, Technology or 7-12th English are encouraged to apply. Please apply here.

Collections Strategies and Services Librarian (Keene, NH)

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking a Collections Strategies and Services Librarian (CSS), a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The CSS librarian provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for Mason Library’s physical and digital collections in established and emerging formats and media. Mason Library’s collections reflect the diversity of the curriculum and of our New Hampshire setting.

Position has a start date of August 2019.

For more information, and to apply, please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31337

Library Director (Winchester, NH)

We are searching for an enthusiastic person to promote Conant Public
Library in Winchester, New Hampshire as the social, educational, and
cultural hub of our community. We prefer candidates with a bachelor’s
degree and experience managing a library to be the steward of our
diverse media, historic building, and museum collections. The director
will work with the library board of trustees, members of the community,
schools, local service organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to
identify the needs of the community. The director will devote special
attention to the development of the collection, programs, and
environment for the youth and children of the community. Working
thirty-two to thirty-four hours per week, the director will develop
long-term strategies, relationships, and programs to address the needs
and deploy our library, staff, collections, and other assets to support
and enrich the library’s community and the lives of those therein.
Full description here.
Interested candidates should send a resume to:
Board of Trustees
Conant Public Library
111 Main Street
Winchester, NH 03470

The 2018 VLA Conference Has Come And Gone – See You At Next Year's Conference

image of conference presenter and large room full of librarians
Over 300 library lovers attended the 2018 Vermont Library Conference at Lake Morey Resort on May 18th.  Headliners Erica Freundenberger, Bill McKibben and Sue Halpern inspired us all.  The day was filled with 25 workshops created and presented by our very own Vermont librarians.  Lt. Governor David Zuckerman dropped by at the reception to chat one on one with us.