Library Director – Pope Memorial Library (Danville, VT)

The Pope Memorial Library is seeking a Library Director candidate for 37 hours a week, to pilot a busy, non-profit community library located in the heart of historic Danville, VT.  This “Jewel on the Green” library serves a vibrant and growing community of about 2,300 people located in a traditional Vermont town.

The library director supervises a part time children’s librarian and is responsible for a current adult book and media collection, public access to technology and year-round adult programming. The director additionally manages the Danville Community Center located right next door, which is available for library programming and community rentals. The Pope Library Director also enjoys relationships with the Danville School’s Prek-12 grade library and two smaller libraries located within the town’s other small village centers.

Candidates must be willing to develop and maintain strong technology skills consistent with library environments and plan and implement new services to center our public library as a dynamic community hub. Additional job requirements can be found at www.popememoriallibrary.org.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Vermont Department of Library Certificate with at least two or three years of library experience or a strong candidate with related professional experience and willingness to pursue certification.  The salary range is $16.50 – $17.50, dependent on experience and education level, and includes vacation, sick leave, and negotiable additional benefits. This position includes evening and Saturdays.

Interested candidates should apply by October 20, 2021, by submitting a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references via email to Kim Prior, Pope Memorial Library Board, kprior68@hotmail.com.

– Posted 10/11/21

Library Clerk – Springfield Town Library (Springfield, VT)

The Town of Springfield, VT is seeking a Library Clerk for the Springfield Town Library. This is a part-time, permanent position with prorated benefits according to the AFSCME contract.

Library clerks serve as Public Service Desk Attendants with responsibility for a variety of clerical tasks requiring accuracy, attention to detail, and knowledge of library operations. When not on duty at the Public Service Desk, Library Clerks perform assigned tasks in Circulation, Technical Services, Adult and Children’s departments.

Library Clerks work 25 – 28.5 hours, 5-6 days each week. The candidate must be able to work any of the library’s open hours. The schedule will vary depending on staff schedule needs (mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings until 7 PM). Saturdays in rotation are also required. Pay Grade 13, minimum starting pay is $15.24 per hour.

Apply at the Human Resources Office, 96 Main Street, (802) 885-2104. Applications with resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled. Submission of up to 3 reference letters with your application is a plus.

Springfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications can be found on the town website: https://springfieldvt.gov/jobs   See https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N46B6C-dmOXRlRLrL_FZqUwcXhCGrUaZ/view for the full job description.

– Posted 10/3/21

Library Consultant – Governance & Management – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Overview

The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) encourages motivated and innovative librarians to apply to serve as Library Consultant for Library Governance and Management. The successful candidate will be dedicated to continuous learning, comfortable with the use of technology, and committed to collaboration. They will provide multi-level consulting, learner-centered instruction, and web and print resource development for the Department, as well as statewide leadership in the areas of library services to library directors, trustees, and library stakeholders. This job calls for a well-organized, diplomatic, and insightful leader who will represent the Department in statewide partnerships and initiatives, apply research-based planning, program development, and assessment, and use current library trends to advance local library services.

Major duties include the following: professional development instruction for Vermont public library leaders and trustees; collaboration with partner organizations and state agencies on issues related to public libraries, including: policy development and trainings; consulting in several areas, including the following: municipal and non-profit operations and management, budgets and finance, staffing and personnel management, strategic planning, advocacy and community relations, library boards, and library legal issues; serving as a lead in conference planning for library trustees and friends; and creating live/recorded training and web-based content for consultations and trainings of library staff, trustees, and stakeholders.

The Library Consultant for Governance and Management works closely with a team of consultants at the Department to meet a wide range of needs for libraries in VT. This is a great opportunity to assist Vermont Libraries in their work towards a strong and sustainable future!

The Department of Libraries is based in Barre, Vermont, located about 50 miles southeast of Burlington. Vermont has 183 public libraries, most of which serve small and rural communities with populations of fewer than 5,000. Vermont has a population of 624,000 and is known for its powerful tradition of local government, robust farmers markets, beautiful landscape, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, and strong sense of community.

For a complete description and to apply online, visit the Vermont Department of Libraries careers site.

– Posted 10/1/21

Librarian II, Williston Campus – Hartness Library, Vermont Technical College (Randolph Center, VT)

Applicants interested in applying must submit a Cover Letter and Resume.  Apply now

Job Description
To carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities.

Please go to the Vermont Tech Human Resources link for more details: Librarian II (Williston)

– Posted 10/1/21

Librarian II – Hartness Library, Vermont Technical College (Randolph Center, VT)

Applicants interested in applying must submit a Cover Letter and Resume.  Apply now

Job Description
To carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities.

Please go to the Vermont Tech Human Resources link for more details: Librarian II (Randolph Center)

– Posted 9/25/21

Assistant Director – Vermont State College System Libraries (Montpelier, VT)

The Vermont State College System (VSCS) is merging its four campus-based colleges & universities into a single accredited institution. As part of this merger, the current VSCS libraries will be consolidated into a single integrated digital-first library system that serves both the newly merged institution as well as the Community College of Vermont.

Under the general direction and oversight of the VSCS Library Director, the Assistant Director assists the Director in planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and participating in a balanced program of library services for the students, faculty, and administration of the VSCS System. Assist the Director of Libraries in developing the library as a resource for student success and achievement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates hours, staffing and scheduling for all library locations.
  • Supervises staff and day-to-day operations.
  • Develops and oversees policies, procedures, and operations.
  • Develops and updates service policy statements as needed.
  • Assists in developing and implementing library marketing and student engagement efforts.
  • Consults with Library constituencies to improve Library collections and services.
  • Develops policies and procedures for automated library information systems.
  • Liaises with public safety and library staff to maintain safety of library environments.
  • Communicates with library staff and facilities regarding maintenance and physical plant issues.
  • Works with technical services to generate library reports and provide any required system maintenance.
  • Coordinates projects among Librarians.
  • Participates in Library reference and instruction programs.
  • Assists in developing Library website, social media presence, and online instructional resource availability within Canvas or other LMS.
  • Recommends materials and online services for purchase and implementation with collection development librarian.
  • Coordinates Library signage, printing, and publications in conjunction with library staff for both online/in person materials.
  • Serves on college committees, attends professional and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director.
  • May act on Library Director’s behalf when the Director is not available.

To learn more and apply online, visit: https://recruiting.ultipro.com

– Posted 9/25/21

Library Director – Kingston Community Library, Kingston, (NH)

The Kingston Community Library (KCL) Board of Trustees are delighted to begin our search for an enthusiastic and creative Library Director to lead our experienced and dedicated team of staff and community volunteers.  Our ideal candidate is innovative, tech-savvy, organized and an effective communicator. This person will find ways to support and build upon our strong foundation of children’s, adult and community focused programming and collections while adding new vision, experience and leadership to help us continue to expand our reach and services as an essential part of our thriving town.

A growing community in the Seacoast of New Hampshire, Kingston has a current population of 6,244 residents.  The solar powered library’s beautiful and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces make it possible to host a variety of events, activities, meetings and Kide the therapy dog. With endless local and nearby opportunities to explore the region’s history, cities, farms, shops, nature and outdoor activities including hiking, biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, hunting, fishing, and more, Kingston is a great place to raise a family or begin a new chapter. Candidates should be committed to make a long term impact on The Kingston Community Library and the people they serve.

Our new Director will work closely with the Board of Trustees, full and part time staff, the supportive Friends of the KCL, and the Board of Selectmen to facilitate and oversee all Library operations. The KCL values outreach and connections within the community. The person we are looking for should be able to cultivate effective relationships with the Town Hall, other town officials, The Sanborn School District, community members, in addition to those mentioned above. This role includes both daily oversight responsibilities and longer term roles including but not limited to strategic planning, development and monitoring of the annual operating budget, personnel supervision, facility management, collection development, programming for all ages and needed services.

This is a salaried, exempt position with a minimum of a 40-hour work week that is flexible to include meetings and events that do not fall during normal library hours.

Evening and occasional Saturday hours are required.

Qualifications: Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of four years of progressively responsible library experience including supervisory and administrative work and demonstrated customer service skills.

The salary range is $65,000-76,500, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position’s generous benefit package includes health and dental insurance, NH retirement, and paid sick and vacation time.

Hiring is contingent on a background check.

For a more details and a full job description: http://www.kingston-library.org/job-opportunities.html

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, résumé and 3 references in a single PDF or Word document to workforkcl@gmail.com

The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.

The Kingston Community Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted 9/18/21

Library Director – Moore Free Library and Crowell Gallery (Newfane, VT)

Moore Free Library is seeking a creative, collegial, and detail-oriented Library Director for our non-profit community library located in the center of Newfane, Vermont (population 1,726). The Crowell Gallery at the Moore Free Library, housing an outstanding collection of contemporary Southern Vermont artists, is also under the oversight of the Library Director. The ideal candidate has prior library experience, is community focused with both the skills and the desire to work with patrons of all ages, experience in grant writing, the ability to supervise and support staff and volunteers, and willingness to perform community outreach. A bachelor’s degree or Vermont Certificate of Librarianship is preferred, but we will consider library experience and interest in completing state certification. This is a 24-hour a week position.  Salary range is $18-22 per hour, commensurate with education and experience. Applications must be received by October 10, 2021. Interested candidates should submit a resume including three work references to Moore Free Library at moorefreelibrary@gmail.com.

A complete job description is available on request.

– Posted 9/18/21

Monographic Acquisitions Professional – Howe Library at UVM (Burlington, VT)

The Collection Development & Acquisitions Department is seeking a Monographic Acquisitions Professional (Library Professional) staff member. Under the general direction of the Director, this position supports and engages in the research, evaluation, acquisition and withdrawal of monographic and other materials to build a vibrant and sustainable collection. This position communicates with requestors, peers and vendors regarding monograph ordering and acquisition, material gifts, etc.; orders monographs and other items; and participates in other special projects.

For further information on this position and to apply online, please visit our website: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number S3089PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than October 16, 2021.

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

– Posted 9/18/21