Librarian II – Northern Vermont University (Johnson, VT)

BASIC FUNCTION

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 on the Northern Vermont University website.

– Posted 7/20/21

Librarian – Winhall Memorial Library (Bondville, VT)

The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Librarian who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and community orientated.

The Librarian reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of current practices and trends in library services. They will be skillful in learning and leveraging a range of technology, tools, and platforms for effective promotion of library materials, events, and services.

This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 15-20 hours, including Saturdays. BA or BS, with two to three years of library experience preferred. However, we will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification. Salary will be based on experience as well as qualifications.

Send letter of interest, resume, and three work-related references to Winhall Memorial Library, P.O. Box 738, Bondville, VT 05340 or email at:  winhallmemoriallibrary@gmail.com. Time is of the essence, this position will be open until it is filled. The Winhall Memorial Library is a 501 (c)3 library. The library is located at 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road in Bondville, VT.

– Posted 7/20/21

Outreach Librarian – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)

Description:
The Outreach Librarian oversees library service to those persons in the Barre
City/Barre Town area with special needs. At present, these needs are served by home delivery of
library materials to the homebound. The Outreach Librarian is responsible for insuring that this
service runs smoothly. Supervised by the Library Director.

Responsibilities:
Maintains contact with Outreach patrons
Visits new patrons to set up delivery
Contacts Outreach patrons periodically to see how things are going

Maintains a team of volunteer drivers
Recruits and trains new drivers as needed
Maintains a delivery schedule for volunteer drivers
Arranges for substitutes to deliver materials as needed

Selects library materials for Outreach clients each week
Supervises the process of checking materials in and out
Fills special requests for Outreach patrons
Communicates as needed with Special Services at Midstate Regional Library

Reports regularly on Outreach program
Tracks circulation and patron statistics
Prepares annual report on Outreach activities

Attends biweekly staff meetings
Attends conferences and workshops as time and interest permit
Makes suggestions for improved library practices and operations
Reports problems to the Circulation Librarian or Library Director
Carries out other tasks as requested by the Library Director
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JOB REQUIREMENTS
All Library employees are expected to maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor. Strong
interpersonal skills, effective communication, a collaborative approach and respectful interactions with
all – including colleagues, patrons, volunteers, trustees, and other community members – are essential.
Employees should show commitment to excellence and to the Library’s mission, working to maintain
consistency in practices and procedures.
In addition to skills specific to individual job descriptions, all employees will be required to develop and
maintain strong technology skills consistent with professional and library environments – and as
technology advances to stay current in these skills.
The Outreach Librarian must have the ability to speak with patrons about reading interests and provide
reader’s advisory, using online resources and tools as necessary.
This Class II, technical level position, requires at least a 2-year college degree
AND
a Vermont State Library Certificate, a Library Information Sciences degree (anticipated or completed) OR
2 years’ relevant library experience.
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– Posted 7/20/21

Design and Technology Teacher – Williston Central School (Williston, VT)

1.00 FTE  Design and Technology Teacher

The Champlain Valley School District is seeking a dynamic educator to join the Williston Central
School (WCS) community as a Design and Technology Teacher. Located in Chittenden
County, WCS is part of a progressive learning community of dedicated faculty and staff serving
approximately 700 students in 3rd through 8th grade.  This position involves working with
students in grades 3-8 with a major emphasis on grades 5-8.  Preferred qualifications for this
full-time position include a current Vermont Professional Educator’s license and endorsement in
Design and Technology Education or be eligible for licensure.  Applicants with related
endorsements in the STEM field may also be considered.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Create a learning environment where all students feel safe and welcome, forming
    authentic relationships of trust and respect.
  • Create opportunities for students to design and apply concepts that support relevant and
    authentic application of science, mathematics, technology and engineering.
  • Have expertise and knowledge of emerging design and fabrication tools and machines;
    robotics and coding; rudimentary circuitry; woodworking; computer assisted design;
    construction engineering and design; and 3D design and printing.
  • Have strong communication skills and knowledge of standards-based instruction.
  • Collaborate well with colleagues to create integrated learning opportunities.
  • Integrate STEM and Maker Movement practices into the Design and Technology
    program.

The position will begin July 1, 2021. A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered to
the successful candidate based upon qualifications, education, and experience.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all of our students
achieve our mission – which means we are also committed to developing a faculty and staff that
represents the inclusive, welcoming environment we seek to develop for students and families.
We seek applicants with diverse experiences who share this commitment and strongly
encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ
candidates to apply.

Interested candidates shall apply online to www.schoolspring.com with a letter of interest,
resume, proof of licensure and three current letters of reference.  Paper applications will not be
accepted. Open until filled.

– Posted 7/20/21

Processing Specialist – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Do you have a passion for history and primary source materials? Are you interested in the ways that digital technology is changing how we document our world and interact with the past? Do you enjoy research and have an aptitude for organization? Dartmouth Library’s Rauner Special Collections Library is seeking a Processing Specialist who will process archival and manuscript collections in physical and digital format that support teaching, learning, and research within the Dartmouth community and around the globe. This position offers great opportunities for growth; candidates in the exploratory or early stages of a career path in libraries and archives are welcome to apply.

 As the Processing Specialist, you will: 

  • join a collaborative, supportive Special Collections team of 15 
  • work on site in Hanover, NH, at Rauner Library, the home of Dartmouth’s rare books, manuscripts, and archives. 
  • perform research on individuals and organizations represented in archival and manuscript collections. 
  • arrange and describe archival and manuscript collections containing both physical and digital formats. 
  • identify preservation issues in the collections. 
  • provide basic research support in the reading room to a diverse community of users. 
  • actively engage in professional development funded and supported by the Library. 
Ideally, you will have: 
  • library experience. 
  • experience with or ability to learn database applications. 
  • strong organizational skills. 
  • excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
  • ability to work both independently and collaboratively. 
  • ability to work discreetly with sensitive or confidential materials. 
  • experience working with rare or fragile materials. 
  • a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
This position is full time (37.5 hrs/wk) with benefits. For more information and to apply online, go to http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/58449 Contact info: caitlin.birch@dartmouth.edu

About Dartmouth and the Dartmouth Library 
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of approximately 140. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition. 

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 7/16/21

Part-time Library Clerks – Enfield Public Library (Enfield, NH)

The Enfield Public Library in Enfield, NH seeks two part-time library clerks to assist with the daily activities of the library. Job duties and abilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Circulation desk duties
  • Shelving
  • Answering the telephone
  • Helping patrons locate library materials
  • Assisting patrons with digital media and interlibrary loan

Essential skills:

  • Understanding of and dedication to customer service; must have the ability to respond to a variety of situations resourcefully and with courtesy
  • Computer literate and comfortable with technology. Ability to use email and Microsoft Office; provide technical assistance; troubleshoot printers and other library equipment
  • Have a positive approach to problem solving
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn new things
  • Promote the library within the community in a positive way

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service attitude towards patrons of all ages is essential and proficiency using a computer is necessary
  • Knowledge of adult and children’s books and movies
  • Previous library experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate
  • Candidate must be able to carry, bend, lift, kneel, and reach upper and lower shelves

Hours:

  • Position 1: Monday and Thursday evenings 5:00-8:00p and Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p
  • Position 2: Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p

Additional availability for special events and to cover staff absences is a plus. Salary is $13.00/hr. Benefits: paid holidays (both positions) and pro-rated vacation time (Position 1). Please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Hutson: mhutson@enfield.nh.us Application deadline is August 7, 2021. No phone calls please.

– Posted 7/13/21

School Librarian – Saint Francis Xavier School (Winooski, VT)

The Saint Francis Xavier School Library is in need of a librarian who will also teach grades 3-5 Digital Learning classes.

Requirement

  • Appropriate Vermont state certification as a school librarian (complete or in process)

Responsibilities

  • Empowers all members of the SFX learning community to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, curators and ethical users of information.
  • Collaborates and co-teaches with classroom educators to establish learning objectives and assessment strategies to develop individual and group inquiry-based learning experiences.
  • Champions equity, access and intellectual freedom for users within the physical space and beyond, including providing 24/7 access to the online library catalog; digital and audio books; and various information resources.
  • Supports learners’ success by guiding them to read for understanding, breadth, and pleasure.
  • Models and champions digital citizenship and safety and adherence to copyright and fair use requirements.
  • Models and develops a commitment to respect equity, diversity and inclusion in collection development and within the learning community.
  • Addresses broader educational issues with other educators in the building, at the diocesan level and at the professional association level.
  • Develops and supports the school’s and the school library’s mission, strategic plan and policies.
  • Manages the volunteers, budget and the physical and virtual spaces of the school library.
  • Evaluates, introduces and models emerging technologies for the learning community, and uses technology tools to supplement school resources.
  • Participates actively in the professional learning community for school librarians locally and beyond, building relationships with organizations and stakeholders.

Contact

Mr. Craig Hill — Principal
email:  chill@sfxvt.org
phone number:  802-655-2600

– Posted 7/13/21

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

Application Deadline Date:  07/13/2021
Req ID:  17548
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association AND three (3) years or more of post-degree library experience.

OR

Master’s degree or higher in related field AND three (3) years or more of library leadership or non-profit governance/policy leadership experience.

AND

Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, board management, policy development, training, or non-profit management.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications

Public library experience.

Experience in library administration including supervision of staff.

View the full position posting here.

– Posted 6/29/21

Full Time Youth Services Librarian – Norwich Public Library (Norwich, VT)

The Norwich Public Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and upbeat leader to join our library. The successful candidate will be passionately committed to engaging and inspiring children of all ages and their caregivers. The Youth Services Librarian coordinates all aspects of the department – including programming, collection development, reader’s advisory, cultivation of community partnerships, as well as the supervision of volunteers and other youth services staff. The ideal applicant has an in-depth working knowledge of literature for children and young adults and is well-versed in modern library practices and current technologies and trends, as they pertain to Youth Services. They must be energetic, organized, self-motivated, and be able to work independently with minimal general supervision. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are a mandatory requirement.

MLIS or Vermont Certificate in Public Librarianship strongly preferred with at least two years of experience working in a library providing programming and services for children and/or young adults.

This position is full time (37.5 hours) and may include evening and weekend hours. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include PTO and medical/vision insurance.

To apply please send an email, including a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references to Lucinda Walker, Library Director, npljobsearch@gmail.com.  Criminal background check is required. Resume review begins July 8. Applications accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

For the full job description click here or visit our website at www.norwichlibrary.org

– Posted 6/29/21

Director – Gay-Kimball Library (Troy, NH)

The Gay-Kimball Library (GKL) Board of Trustees is seeking a new director who is welcoming, innovative, tech-savvy, organized, and an effective communicator with strong leadership qualities. The GKL enjoys broad support in the community including an amicable and effective relationship with Town Hall and Troy Elementary School.  The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for overall operations of the library including but not limited to the development and monitoring of the annual operating budget, personnel supervision, facility management, programming for all ages, and services.

Troy (17.6 sq. mi, pop. 2,140) is an attractive New England town nestled at the base of beautiful Mount Monadnock in Southwestern New Hampshire. It is home to many recreational opportunities and is within easy driving distance to numerous mountains, hikes, lakes and the cities of Boston, Portland, and Brattleboro (VT).

This is a salaried, exempt position with a 35-hour workweek 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.
Demonstrated customer service skills.

The salary range is $38,000 – $43,000 depending on the candidate’s level of experience and qualifications.  The position’s generous benefit package includes health and dental insurance, NH retirement, and sick and vacation time.  Hiring is contingent on a background check.

For a more details and a full job description: http://www.troylibrary.us/library-director-position/

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, résumé and 3 references in a single PDF or Word document to GKLtrustees@gmail.com with the subject – Gay-Kimball Library Director Position.

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

– Updated 6/29/21