Assistant Director/Youth Services Librarian – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library is seeking a creative, proactive, and enthusiastic person to join our library team. This position will be responsible for the functioning of the library in the absence of the Director and will share managerial and technical responsibilities as requested. He/she will also be responsible for planning and implementing library services and programs for children ages 0-18; for collection development; and for community outreach and interaction with other community organizations, such as the schools, daycare centers, afterschool groups, and the like.

Strong technology and communication skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have an MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program or a Vermont Certificate of Public Librarianship or an equivalent in education and experience. Two to three years’ experience in library services is preferred.

This is a full-time position. The application is open until filled.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Abigaell Gaudette at director@swantonlibrary.org.

– Updated 10/13/21

Resource Database Curator – United Ways of Vermont (Essex Junction, VT)

Job details

Salary: $16 – $18 an hour
Job Type: Full-time
Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)
  • Library services: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Database Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

Reports to: Executive Director

Summary
This position will be split 50/50 between updating the Help Me Grow and the Vermont 211 databases. The Resource Database Curator works to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information about health, human, government, and community services is included and maintained in the Help Me Grow and Vermont 211 databases. The Resource Database Curator also proactively gathers information about new health, human, government, and community service programs and tracks major changes in existing programs for inclusion in the Help Me Grow and 2-1-1 databases.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services, library sciences, or related field
  • Associates Degree plus a minimum of four years of experience working in human services or related field
  • Computer experience required; database software experience preferred
  • Experience in community collaboration or non-profit sector exposure preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Library services: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Database Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

To apply please visit our job ad on Indeed: https://www.indeed.com/job/resource-database-curator-8fc57e4a58acdbb0

– Posted 10/13/21

Library Associate – Burnham Memorial Library (Colchester, VT)

The Town of Colchester/Burnham Memorial Library is seeking a customer service-minded Library Associate to provide patron services at the youth circulation desk, including circulation services, collecting fees and fines, patron registration and reference, readers’ advisory service, processing interlibrary loan requests and coding of departmental spending.

Requirements:  Associate’s degree or higher in related field or combination of education and work experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired; coursework in children’s literature desirable.  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, 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 10/13/21

Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian – Vermont Law School (South Royalton, VT)

The Julien and Virginia Cornell Library at the Vermont Law School seeks applications for the position of Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian. This position provides leadership for the library’s electronic resources and technology operations. The Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian oversees the library’s electronic subscriptions and serves as the library’s liaison to the Vermont Law School Information Technology department.  This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, recommending, and implementing emerging library technologies in a team-oriented environment.  The Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian manages the library’s archives collections while also participating in the library’s reference and faculty liaison program.  Additionally, the Electronic Resources and Technology Librarian conducts instructional sessions and works on library events along with other library promotional activities.

A detailed position description is available at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/f8e11c28-6d6c-457c-ad5b-9d460eef6761/Vermont-Law-School

Vermont Law School is a dynamic, independent law school and is known for its strong environmental law and restorative justice programs.  The Law School is located on the White River in the historic village of South Royalton, VT within forty-five minutes of Hanover, NH, home of Dartmouth College; Montpelier, VT, the state capital; and historic Woodstock, VT.  VLS is also within three hours drive of Montreal and Boston.  The area is an ideal location for those who enjoy both summer and winter sports.

– Posted 10/13/21

Library Professional – Roger Clark Memorial Library (Pittsfield, VT)

Accepting applications now.

The Roger Clark Memorial Library in Pittsfield, VT is a small library within a close-knit community that seeks an energetic, enthusiastic part-time library professional dedicated to providing educational, professional, cultural, and recreational information and services for community members of all ages.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work primarily independently and alongside other team members to carry out all of the tasks and charges that are required to give excellent service.
  • Ability to manage time, to set priorities, and communicate with other team members as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with library patrons of all ages, trustees, volunteers, town officials and other staff members including the ability to deal tactfully, communicate effectively and harmoniously.
  • Regular attendance that is punctual and dependable is required.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, climb stools and lift up to 30 pounds.

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with the board of trustees to research, plan and implement programming for all ages.
  • Develop and oversee marketing, media strategies and initiatives including web-based, print, and all other venues for the purpose of advancing the library’s mission; and keeping with the organization’s mission.
  • Manage and provide innovative content for the website and social media platforms (Facebook, and other sites).
  • Keep the library collection current and organized through collection development and maintenance.
  • Develop procedures for recruitment and supervision of volunteers and interns in accordance with the personnel policy.
  • Keeps current with developments in the library profession. Attends professional meetings and conferences, participates in team planning and goal setting.
  • Providing regular, written reports of library activity for the board of trustees, the town, and the state, including: collecting, reporting, and analyzing library statistics
  • Perform related work as required; perform work as requested by the board of trustees.

This position includes daytime, evening, and Saturday hours. Pay based on experience with paid time off. Please email resume, with references and a cover letter to the Board of Trustees at pittsfieldvtlibrary@gmail.com. Application submissions made on job platforms sites will not be accepted.

– Posted 10/13/21

Part-time Library Circulation Assistant – Fairfax Community Library (Fairfax, VT)

Salary: $14.00 Hourly

Location:75 Hunt St., Fairfax, VT

The Fairfax Community Library in Fairfax, Vermont, is seeking a part-time library circulation assistant. General purpose would be serving public patrons by phone and in person at the main desk at the Fairfax Community Library. The job includes assisting patrons in locating materials, using the library catalog, answering questions about technology and other services offered at the library such as interlibrary loan requests. Duties also include assisting other staff in general operation of the library, shelving materials, assisting with programs for children and adults, and other library and clerical duties. Flexibility for filling in as a substitute during additional hours preferred.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to fairfaxlibrarian@gmail.com

– Posted 10/12/21

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