Library Clerk – Goodrich Memorial Library (Newport, VT)

The historic Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport, Vermont is seeking a library clerk.  The successful candidate will enjoy providing excellent customer service, possess good clerical skills, and enjoy reading.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus.  This is a 30 hour per week position with some Saturday daytime hours.  Compensation is set at $12.25 per hour.

To apply mail your cover letter and resume to:

Joanne Pariseau, Director
202 Main Street
Newport, VT  05855
or email to: director@goodrichlibrary.org

– Posted 8/5/21

Substitute Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications from candidates to work as Substitute Library Assistants in the Circulation and Youth departments. The primary responsibilities include assisting patrons at the circulation desk and checking materials in and out. Applicants should be adaptable, computer literate, able to navigate Koha, enjoy working with the public, and be able to work nights and weekends.  .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113.  Position open until filled. The starting salary is $13.50/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Library Assistant/Shelver – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library is receiving applications for part-time employment as a Library Assistant/Shelver. The Library Assistant is responsible for sorting and shelving library materials in both the adult and youth departments of Brownell Library. This position will work approximately 8 hours per week.

Applicants must have the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a large variety of individuals, including coworkers and patrons. Applicants must also be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113 Position open until filled. The starting salary range is $11.75/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Library Technical Assistant I-Youth & Circulation Departments – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual for busy youth and circulation departments. Excellent customer service and computer skills required. This position is part time and will work approximately 16 hours per week, some nights and weekends. Associate’s degree and library experience preferred.

This minimum starting salary for this part-time position is $14.21 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113.  The deadline to submit your resume and cover letter is September 3, 2021 at which point we will begin reviewing applications.  EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Information Specialist/Librarian – Champlain Valley Union High School (Hinesburg, VT)

This job in a busy high school library serving approximately 1,300 students includes working together as a team with two other librarians, supporting students and teachers, and co-teaching with classroom teachers. Another primary role of this position is working with the school’s leadership teams to map and respond to student engagement data. Candidates should be familiar with current library systems, comfortable manipulating data, and have experience working in a high school environment. Master’s degree preferred. Certification as a School Librarian preferred.

Our ideal candidate would be able to:

  • welcome and affirm the voices of all library stakeholders in a way that shares power.
  • enhance the library’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion; with commitment to more representation for people from historically marginalized backgrounds.
  • work with a team to study, analyze, and disseminate important student engagement data.
  • demonstrate success at teaching and being an instructional partner, including with sustained, embedded units in classrooms.
  • integrate information literacy skills throughout all areas of the curriculum.
  • have rapport with and respect for high-school-aged students.
  • show flexibility for working on a team and in a dynamic atmosphere, and have the ability to juggle many tasks at once.
  • co-lead book groups and other professional development for students and staff that center growth along the anti-bias and antiracist continuums.
  • be comfortable with eBooks, audiobooks, online databases, digital tools, and apps for education.
  • support the continued hosting and advising of student clubs, including the Gender Sexuality Alliance, our chapter of Project LIT Community, and the Racial Alliance Committee.
  • learn new resources and develop expertise in the application of these resources.
  • creatively promote resources to the whole school community and strive to provide equitable access.

Applications will be accepted on www.schoolspring.com.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), women, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

– Posted 7/30/21

Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian – Jaquith Public Library (Marshfield, VT)

Do you love to work with youth? Are you interested in building skills in the library field? This job could be for you!

The Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield, Vermont is seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as our Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian, who will work in collaboration with the Library Director to provide excellent customer service and a welcoming community space.

The right candidate will have innovative programming ideas, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn new things. The position includes the following duties: developing, selecting, and maintaining library materials and collections for children and young adults; developing and implementing diverse and innovative programming (both on site and virtual); conducting  story time for baby/toddler and preschool children, performing general library responsibilities, and communicating our programs and services to the public. This position requires experience working with youth, computer skills, and experience with social media and websites.

This is a part time position for 17 hours per week, including Saturdays. Must be able to lift and carry books and equipment up to 40 pounds.

Applications will be accepted until August 10, 2021. Please email a letter of interest and a resume to Susan Green at: jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com.

A full job description is available upon request.

– Posted 7/28/21

Community Legal Information Center Coordinator- Vermont Law School (South Royalton, VT)

In conjunction with a grant from the Vermont Department of Libraries, this 20 hours/week position organizes law library reference and information services for the public, including attorneys, alumni, state employees, self-represented litigants, and other Vermonters.

A detailed position description, and application information, is available at:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/656691

– Posted 7/26/21

Part-Time Children’s Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking to hire a part-time children’s library aide to work 10-12 hours per week on Thursdays and another day to be determined. Occasional Saturdays will be required.

General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include assisting with the development and maintenance of the children’s collection and planning children’s programming, including story hours.

Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, and professional and enjoy working with the public, especially children. Candidates must have basic computer skills and Internet searching skills. Library experience is a plus.

The starting hourly rate is $15.54 per hour. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org. Review of applications will begin on August 30 and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. A full job description is available upon request.

– Posted 7/26/21

*REOPENED* Library Director – Chelsea Public Library (Chelsea, VT)

The Chelsea Public Library, a historic library located in a small and vibrant community in Central Vermont, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and people-oriented individual for the position of Library Director.  Enthusiasm and interest in community outreach is critical.

Please visit our website for a complete job description at http://www.chelsealibrary.com/employment.html

This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 32 hours a week that may include Saturdays.  Preference to be given to MLS/VT certification and to candidates with at least two to three years of library experience.  A BA or BS is a minimum qualification.  We will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue certification.  Salary is determined by experience and education level.  Benefits include vacation and personal/sick time.

Applications will be accepted until August 9th.  Please send a letter of interest and resume to meganbrehaut@gmail.com.

– Updated 7/23/21

Librarian 2 – Northern Vermont University (Johnson, VT)

Northern Vermont University is looking for a Librarian 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.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage information literacy and academic research instruction for both online and on-campus course instruction.
  • Work with other VSC librarians to create digital learning objects, including online research guides and video tutorials.
  • Work with Director to develop policies and procedures for the on-campus and virtual libraries.
  • Act as lead in providing reference service for both online, IM chat, and on-campus students. Assess reference service, reviewing reference queries and providing statistical analysis. Train library staff and student workers in reference service skills and library resources.
  • Liaise with vendors regarding trials, licensing, and technical maintenance.
  • Database administration, including statistical analysis and technical maintenance.
  • Maintain LibGuides content management system (CMS) for online research guides in addition to other Springshare products.
  • Maintain library social media accounts.
  • Serve on system-wide library committees.
  • Manage lending programs for the library’s iPads and Kindles.
  • Plan and arrange library events, including presentations, book talks and displays.
  • Manage program development and public outreach services.
  • Promote library information and news via cross-campus communications and through NVU-Online.
  • Library liaison and collection development for various academic departments.
  • Manage any library grants specific to NVU libraries.
  • Manage collection and deselection processes for campus libraries.
  • Related duties as assigned.

View the full job description and apply online.

– Posted 7/23/21