Library Associate II: Technical Services – Burnham Memorial Library (Colchester, VT)

The Town of Colchester/Burnham Memorial Library is seeking a Library Associate to provide patron
service, general research, clerical and technical work. This individual will be responsible for the integrity
of the library’s online catalog, classifies, and oversees processing of library materials, and serves as
library liaison to town IT staff.

Requirements: Associates degree in technology or database maintenance related fields, or equivalent
combination of education and experience and/or training. Experience with Integrated Library systems
(ILS), Bachelor’s degree or library certification preferred. Hourly range is $19.84 – $21.24 depending on
qualifications and experience, plus a competitive benefit package.

For consideration please submit application, cover letter, resume, and references to Chad Bouvier,
Assistant Human Resource Director at: cbouvier@colchestervt.gov. The Town of Colchester is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. For full job description visit: https://colchestervt.gov/321/Human-Resources
Position open until filled.

– Posted 6/19/21

Temp Library Clerk – Winooski Memorial Library (Winooski, VT)

The Library Clerk position is responsible for assisting library visitors of all ages in a friendly, professional manner, and providing circulation and light reference services; collection maintenance; computer and copier/scanner assistance, other clerical duties as assigned. This position requires comfort working with the general public and the ability to provide exceptional customer service to our community of users. Some weekend and evening work required. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

https://www.winooskivt.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=101&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Temporary-Library-Clerk-59

Posting Period: June 14, 2021 – June 25, 2021

Salary Range: $17.95/hour

12 hours per week (hours may vary)

This is a TEMPORARY position to cover a leave of absence.

– Posted 6/16/21

Librarian/Media Specialist – Barre Town Middle and Elementary (Barre, VT)

Barre Town Middle and Elementary school is seeking a dynamic educator who is a licensed librarian/media specialist who can support students in developing literacy skills. The ideal librarian/media specialist will collaborate with teachers to promote curiosity, imagination, communication and problem solving skills and the ability to access information.

This assignment will begin in late October and end in the beginning of February.

Learn more and apply online through SchoolSpring.

– Posted 6/16/21

Arts & Literature Summer Camp Counselor – Lawrence Memorial Library (Bristol, VT)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Lawrence Memorial Library is seeking a counselor with a love for kids, arts and literature to work in the LML summer camp. The camp will run for 2-weeks, 9AM-3PM Monday-Friday during the week of August 9th and the week of August 16th. The camp will serve kids ages 7-11. The ideal candidate will be friendly, enthusiastic, and creative and enjoy exploring arts and literature with children.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct care of 10 children with another counselor for the duration of the day. Activities include arts and crafts, literature, games, outdoor adventure, & field trips.
  • Ability to maintain a fun and safe learning environment for all.
  • Exemplary communication and collaboration with Library Director, Children’s Librarian & Co-Counselor.
  • Assistance with planning camp programs with the support of library staff.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new activities and games.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma required. Some college and/or work experience is preferred.
  • Holds current driver’s license.
  • Experience in summer camps and/or child/youth-related fields preferred.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

COMPENSATION:

  • $18/hour for 40 hours per week. 8:30AM-3:30PM Monday-Friday.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and three references by June 30th to:

Coco Moseley, Library Director: lawrencelibrary1911@gmail.com
AND
Marita Schine, Children’s Librarian: lmlkids009@gmail.com

– Posted 6/16/21

Library Director – R.K. Kittay Library (Rupert, VT)

The RK Kittay Library in Rupert, Vermont is seeking a Library Director.  The Director Reports to the Board of Trustees and is 10 hours per week, not to exceed 40 per month.  The pay rate is $600/month.

Responsibilities include:
Selecting, purchasing and preparing books for circulation
Plan and implement programs/events for all ages
Recruit and train volunteers.  Coordinate schedule for open hours
Collecting monthly statistics
Providing customer service

Skills must include:
Basic knowledge of libraries and how they function
Excellent communication (oral and written)
Technology:  assist patrons with devices, maintain library computers, update social media and website
Ability to work within a budget

Experience/Education:
A college degree, related experience and knowledge of library functions or the willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification.

Other:
Understanding the uniqueness and needs of the Rupert community is a must.  Rupert is a town of 700 residents spread out over 44.6 square miles.  The Library is currently open 7 hours a week with plans to resume 12 open hours soon.  The candidate must be energetic, organized, and able to stoop, lift and carry up to 20 pounds

The above job description describes the general work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of every responsibility and duties required.

If interested, please send a letter of interest, resume and references to the Board President, Judy Zinn: judybillzinn@hotmail.com.  Position will remain open until filled.

– Posted 6/9/21

Library Children’s Engagement Specialist – Winooski Memorial Library (Winooski VT)

The Library Children’s Engagement Specialist is responsible for providing literacy experiences to pre-k and school-age youth, connecting with parents and caregivers, delivering outreach to child care, summer camp, and OST providers, and developing partnerships with community agencies in support of pre-k, school-age, and family readers. Working with the Library Director, the Library Children’s Engagement Specialist will proactively and continually assess the literacy landscape among children and families living in Winooski and develop service models and resource supports that meet the needs of residents, with particular emphasis on new American, immigrant, and BIPOC communities.

Posting Period – Internal: 5/24/21-5/28/21; External: 5/24/21-6/4/21

Salary Range – $19.73-$20.53 dependent on experience

Schedule – Part Time, 20 hours per week

To apply,
1. Download the full job description
2. Apply online or download our employment application

Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

hr@winooskivt.gov

The City of Winooski
Dept. of Human Resources
27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404

– Posted 6/4/21

Library Media Specialist – Ottauquechee School (Hartford, VT)

The Ottauquechee School in Hartford, VT seeks a dynamic and dedicated library media specialist. We are a PreK-5 school with an enrollment of just over 200 students and a highly collaborative culture. As a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) school, we believe that all students can achieve academic and social success given appropriate support. Our teachers infuse inquiry into all disciplines, provide compelling contexts to engage learners, build scholars’ capacity for higher order thinking, prioritize student-engaged assessment, and above all, model and foster a growth mindset.

Our library media specialist has a unique role in the school. In addition to teaching library as a related art to each class weekly, this person also coordinates our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program. The STEAM program is a chance for students from both classes at each grade level to work together to solve design challenges in a hands-on way. In previous years, the STEAM program has focused on equity and the U.N. Sustainable Development goals.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in incorporating technology, problem-based learning, and information literacy into engaging instruction for elementary students. They will have exemplary student-centered classroom management skills, a strong and reflective teaching practice, and a commitment to collaboration with diverse colleagues.

The Ottauquechee School, in alignment with Hartford School District’s Anti-Racism Policy, believes that the educational experience of every student is enhanced through the professional contributions of representatives of various races, ethnicities, genders, physical abilities, ages and sexual orientations, and that a diverse and culturally competent faculty is essential in the creation of a rigorous learning environment free of bias and inequities.

Learn more and apply online at: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3543240

– Posted 6/4/21

Library Director – Heath Free Public Library (Heath, MA)

The Heath Free Town Library is seeking a resourceful, and creative Library Director to manage and guide our small community-centered library into the future with innovative programs and services.

The Director is responsible for the administration and operation of the library as well as for providing services that are responsive to the educational, cultural, historical, and recreational needs of our small rural community.  The director will work collaboratively with the three Library Trustees and library assistant, keeping all players informed and up to date. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the collection development and maintenance, the supervision of staff,  information and computer services, monthly operational and financial reporting to the Trustees, as well as maintaining the open, and friendly atmosphere that we are known for.

The position is approx. 25 hours a week with some evening and Saturday hours (library is open 14hrs/week).  The selected candidate will be expected to attend training workshops on library skills and Board of Trustees meetings.  A complete job description can be found under “news item” at:  town of heath.org.

Qualifications:
The position requires a BA or BS or ALA accredited MLS or MLIS.  If no ALA accreditation, State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners or willingness to obtain said certification, and familiarity with C/W MARS and Sitka Evergreen ILS.  We also require strong communication and IT/technical skills, and a love of books and people.

Salary is in the range of $21.05-$21.68/hr., with benefits

Send letter of application, resume, and three work-related references to Deborah Porter, Trustee Chair, Heath Free Public Library, P.O. Box 38, Heath, MA  01346 or email at:  heathlibrarytrustees@gmail.com

– Posted 6/4/21

Youth Activities Librarian – St. Albans Free Library (St. Albans, VT)

St. Albans Free Library is seeking a Youth Activities Librarian.  If you are a creative and energetic person who enjoys working with youth, we are looking for an Activities Librarian to be part of our team.  You’ll be responsible for planning and implementing creative programming of all varieties including twice weekly story time/music & movement performances. The successful candidate will have a sincere interest in libraries, in particular youth services, as well as possess excellent customer service skills.

Previous library experience and bachelor’s degree preferred.

This position is up to 20 hours per week and may include an occasional night / Saturday. Wage based on experience – $18.00 – $22.00/hour.

A full job description is available at stalbansfreelibrary.org.  To apply for the Youth Activities Librarian position, please submit resume and three references to Becky Manahan, Youth Room Director, via email to stalbansfreelibraryjobs@gmail.com by July 1, 2021.

– Posted 5/26/21