Library Assistant – Richmond Free Library (Richmond, VT)

Library Assistant – Technical Services, Part-Time

The Richmond Free Library has an immediate opening for a Library Assistant.  The Library Assistant will catalog and process new items (magazines, books, media, etc.), remove items from the catalog, staff the circulation desk, shelve and assist patrons.  The Assistant must be able to help patrons at the public computers as well as provide guidance in downloading ebooks and audiobooks to various devices.  Secondary responsibilities include supporting Interlibrary Loan services and updating the Library’s webpage Position open until candidate is selected.   Work hours are currently 10 hours per week, with possibility of additional hours in the next fiscal year.  Please send cover letter and resume to Rebecca Mueller, Dir., via email: [email protected]

– Posted August 19, 2019

Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist II – Secretary of State’s Office (Middlesex, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  08/21/2019
Req ID:  2326
Department:  Secretary of State’s Office
Location:  Middlesex, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.76

Overview

Are you an emerging information management leader looking for a challenging and rewarding position with the State of Vermont? The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) is currently seeking a Records and Information (RIM) Specialist to provide administrative and technical support to the functional operations of the statewide RIM program and public agency RIM programs as assigned.

Duties include assisting with the identification, classification and analysis of recordkeeping requirements to develop new record schedules or update existing ones and assisting public agencies in the management of public records and information, including data.

Under supervision, work may include collaborating with attorneys, technologists, business managers, and functions-based personnel, as well as colleagues and superiors, to formulate RIM policies and to develop and implement systems and services to strategically fulfill mission-critical records and information needs of public agencies.

The ability to interpret and apply RIM policies, guidelines, and standards to resolve problems and effectively impart complex ideas to others in easily understandable terms is critical. Commitment to sustaining cooperative relationships with a wide variety of individuals encountered during work activities is a core responsibility of this position.  Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (the “Principles”) and industry standards and best practices, records creation and use, and information technology, are essential.

The view the full job spec, please visit:  https://humanresources.vermont.gov/classification-position-management/classification/job-specifications?code=080100

– Posted August 15, 2019

Little Makers Interns – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

Do you love working with children and their families? The Keene Public Library Youth Department is looking for STEM education interns to assist with a three-year leadership project to develop, test, and evaluate the effectiveness of offering STEM, tinkering, and making activities for children ages 2 to 6 and their families and care providers. This is an exciting opportunity for those studying or currently working in Early Education or Librarianship, but others are encouraged to apply. The internships are IMLS grant-funded, part-time positions offering $10-$15 per hour, depending on education and experience.  Interns will be working on location at the Keene Public Library, 60 Winter Street, in Keene, NH, starting as soon as possible, and will end on September 1, 2021. Internships may run for as little as three months or up to 24 months.  Total working hours will be approximately 10 hours per month. Some weekday hours may be available.

What you’ll be doing:

• Working with STEM librarian educators to implement a unique program combining multi-modal STEM tinkering and making opportunities for young children and caregivers with an open-ended investigation of science concepts.
•Working as part of a team to design, reflect, evaluate and draw conclusions about the program.
•Interns will be trained to facilitate and assist with the evaluation of STEM learning.

Employment Requirements:
•    Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be currently enrolled in college-level course work.
•    Be able to make a firm commitment to at least three months of service.
•    Be available to work at least 2 Saturdays per month from 9AM-1PM.
•    Have reliable transportation to and from work.
•    Be able to relate to and with children ages 2 to 6 and their families and caregivers.
•    Have excellent communication, planning, organizational, and writing skills.
•    Have an interest in making and a curiosity for learning new things.
•    Be able to work as part of a team or individually.
•    Be able to provide three professional references.
•    A successful background check is required.

Qualified candidates need to be comfortable and confident working alongside children and families to encourage them to develop a growth mindset, and communicate with curiosity, and open-ended questions.  When working directly with children and families, interns are expected to model desired behaviors, positive attitudes about science learning, use of age-appropriate science language, scientific concepts and proper use of tools.

This is a great way for you to make a positive difference in the community!  Interested candidates should apply today: https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.  Position will remain open until a suitable number of candidates is received.

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(This job is for: Keene Public Library, 60 Winter Street, Keene, NH  03431)

Questions:  Contact about the internship?  Please contact Tracy Snow, Librarian at 603.352.0157

– Posted August 8, 2019

Temporary Employee Information-Technology Assistant – The University of Vermont, Howe Library (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont, Howe Library

Position: Temporary Employee Information-Technology Assistant

Department: Classroom Technology Services

Classroom Technology Services is searching for a temporary employee to provide technical support for networked computer workstations for the University’s classrooms.  The successful candidate creates a standard image, managing software licenses, updates, virus protection, browser add-ons, and plug-ins for classroom instructor computers.  Also, assists in managing, troubleshooting, and repairing networked audiovisual equipment; monitors remote management software for both Extron and Creston equipment, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and provides solutions and creative fixes to issues. This is an hourly position with no benefits, Monday through Friday, 37.5-hour workweek. Employment now through December 2019 with possible extension.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Educational Technology, or related field and three to five years’ experience with networked microcomputers systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge or abilities is acquired.  Working knowledge of MS-DOS, Win 10, Office solutions, and Deep Freeze software application; knowledge of Mac OS; knowledge of and understanding of networked audiovisual (AV) systems.

Special Conditions: Lifting, moving, and transporting of computers, monitor and other components and hardware; bending, twisting, stretching, kneeling in sometimes-awkward ways; walking across campus year-round.  Occasional work pre or post-normal business hours may be required; need to be on call after hours for emergencies.

Application: Send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Horvat ([email protected]).  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.

– Posted August 8, 2019

Part-time Library Publicist – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

The Morristown Centennial Library in Morrisville, Vermont seeks a tech-savvy, professional individual with social media know-how and good people skills for a very part-time (10 hours per month) Publicity position, with some flexibility in hours worked.  This person would work in cooperation with library staff to create timely, accurate, well-formatted and well-worded print and media publicity for our year-round calendar of library programming.  Possibility of expanded hours and responsibilities in the future.  Some information technology credentials or training in related field preferred.  Candidates must possess grammatical and spelling skills, publicize events by deadlines and demonstrate willingness to listen to publicity needs and learn confidentiality laws as pertain to public libraries.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to multi-task and interact courteously and appropriately with a variety of people.

Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references to [email protected].  Deadline for applications:  August 30th, 2019. Interviews will be scheduled starting the week of September 16th.  Please, no telephone calls or drop-in inquiries.

– Posted July 31, 2019

FGI Bookmobile Coordinator – Care of Vermont Adult Learning (Swanton, VT)

The FGI Bookmobile organization is seeking an individual with a variety of talents to operate the Bookmobile, “Figgy” and her programs. The Coordinator will be responsible to provide library and education services around Franklin and Grand Isle Counties with a focus on early childhood outreach. This work includes operating a large vehicle that carries a portable library to various sites and providing early childhood and literary activities to youth, their families and childcare providers. Other work includes oversight and quality of the FGI Bookmobile route, maintaining the program budget, social media outreach, upkeep, and development of the collection, programs, plan and implement programs, special event activities, and other duties including administrative.

The ideal candidate will have a love for reading, fun, learning, and sharing stories with others. Additional qualities include experience in education/program design and program management, data collection, basic computer skills, self-direction, and an outgoing personality.

This position begins in August and is part-time and budgeted between 20 and 25 hours, flexible per week. The FGI Bookmobile Coordinator will report to the FGI Board of Directors.

Pay ranges from $16-$20/hr

Experience working with students and/or related degree preferred. Please email or mail a letter of interest, current resume, and reference contacts to:

Eric Peterson, Secretary/Treasurer FGI Bookmobile
Care of Vermont Adult Learning
Lemnah Drive
Swanton, VT 05488
Or email [email protected]

– Posted July 30, 2019

Children’s Programming Coordinator – Morrill Memorial and Harris Library (Strafford, VT)

Responsibilities for this part-time position at the Morrill Memorial and Harris Library in Strafford, Vermont  include overseeing children’s programming, including planning and executing a weekly after school program during the school year with a craft or activity tie-in; six weeks of summer reading programming; bi-weekly or monthly outreach to the Creative Preschool; and occasional special programs.

Programs should be literacy based, age appropriate and include quality children’s literature. Other duties as needed include: shopping for arts and craft materials, keeping materials in order, arranging for a volunteer to help with programs, and contracting with outside performers/presenters.  The position reports to the Library Director. Depending on the time of year, this position involves 3-7 hours of work per week. Experience working with pre-school and elementary-aged children, knowledge of children’s literature and literacy fundamentals and previous experience in an educational or library setting preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by August 23, to:

Melissa Strayton, Library Director
Morrill Memorial and Harris Library
PO Box 110
Strafford, VT 05072
[email protected]
802-765-4037

– Posted July 29, 2019

Library Director – Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston, VT)

Deadline Extended & Education Requirement Updated

We are seeking a full-time professional to manage the municipal library in Williston, with 4 full time and 8 part time employees and numerous volunteers. Williston is a growing community with a population of nearly 10,000.  The library currently houses 39,000 volumes with a circulation of over 121,000 and an annual budget of $750,000.  The Town seeks someone with the knowledge and experience to manage a municipal library with an emphasis on service.  MLIS is preferred plus a minimum 5 years of relevant experience.  Current salary range is $56,500 to $81,200. For more information call 802-878-0919 or visit our web site (http://town.williston.vt.us).  Submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format by email to the Town Manager at [email protected]. The position is open until filled but the preferred filing deadline for resumes is August 9, 2019. EOE

– Updated July 31, 2019

Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  08/06/2019
Req ID:  2121
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $33.68
Overview

The Department promotes excellence and innovation in local libraries through training and technical assistance and fosters statewide cooperation and resource sharing among all types of libraries. The Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement will play an important leadership role in strategic planning for the Department, and must have a broad understanding of the library field, vision and passion, and must champion change and innovation.

Read the full job description and apply online at: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Barre-Assistant-State-Librarian-VT-05641/574746100/

– Posted July 24, 2019

Elementary School Librarian (long term sub) – Chamberlin School (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington School District is looking for a long term sub who: Creates a developmentally appropriate library/media/information technology program that promotes learning and personal growth; motivates students to develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to provide a strong foundation for learning, as outlined in our district stated Ends Policy. Responsible for establishing effective relationships with students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members to enhance learning opportunities. Subscribes to and applies the principles of Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) for the benefit of student and employee development.

Please apply through SchoolSpring. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3140936

– Posted July 24, 2019