Assistant Library Director – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to work closely with the Library Director and a service-oriented staff in our vibrant downtown area!  The person in this role will assist the Library Director with a variety of duties, such as long-range planning, goal setting, and policy development, as well as recruitment, selection, hiring, training and evaluation of employees and volunteers.  While focused on technical services, adult services, and daily operations, this position also helps to develop programs, services, technologies and initiatives to meet current and emerging needs.

Salary range: $61,906 – $77,146 annualized. The City offers employees a comprehensive benefits program, including health, dental, life insurances, and retirement plans, as well as opportunities for growth and development.

Requirements: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution, plus five years related experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on manager, willing and able to work side by side with staff when necessary, and have experience in all aspects of library operations: budgeting, financial and library reporting, hiring practices, staff management and development, and effective team building.  He/she will be proficient with library software and circulation services; have a thorough knowledge of and experience using social media and emerging technologies in library and information services; and have a thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, issues and trends. He/she will also have experience working with Boards and City government, be committed to providing exceptional public service, and have demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with staff, volunteers, and city officials. Experience working in an environment of diverse needs is essential.   Please see job description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

About the Keene Public Library:  There have been many exciting changes at the Keene Public Library, including recent renovations of the historic annex portion and the addition of a 20,000 SF two-story building connecting the annex to the main Library building. The Library is now over 70,000 SF, making it the largest library in New Hampshire!  With the expansion, patrons and community members now have a Maker space, several new technologically-advanced meeting areas and performance spaces, as well as updated core systems in both buildings, which use green technologies and efficiencies where possible. The Library is Keene’s center of learning, creativity, collaboration, and community, with programs and learning opportunities for all ages, as well as initiatives like the new STEM learning program, which provides play-based learning activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for children age 2 to 6 and their families.

For a full job description, application, qualifications, and instructions for applying, go to https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.  Candidates who submit their application by September 22nd will be given preference.

– Posted September 19, 2019

Circulation Coordinator – Hartness Library (Randolph, VT)

Job Description:

Coordinate and carry out circulation of library materials to the Vermont Tech and Community College of Vermont communities.

  • Coordinate operations and workflow at the circulation desk including scheduling coverage for opening hours.
  • Regularly staff the circulation desk, administering course reserves, circulating items, and responding to patron queries in-person, over the phone and online.
  • Organize the hiring, training, supervision and scheduling of part-time student assistants in circulation services and stack maintenance.
  • Coordinate the maintenance and updating of the patron database and circulation policies.
  • Coordinate with staff at CCV academic centers, VTC remote sites and other Vermont State College Libraries to ensure efficient circulation and return of shared VSC materials.
  • Oversee overdue notices and billing for lost items and work with patrons to ensure return of materials.
  • Coordinate stacks maintenance including print periodicals, and shifting of collections to accommodate acquisitions and de-selection.
  • Oversee the Library space and communicate with the appropriate office for resolution of equipment and facilities issues. Communicate issues to staff.
  • Report and track library statistics related to circulation, usage of the services and space.
  • Assist with inter-library loans and other library functions as needed.


Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree plus two to four years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Excellent overall understanding of college library organization and systems, with a broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to the position.
  • Interest and ability to learn new technology. Relevant training or experience in use of computerized library information systems preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills and ability to deal effectively with library patrons necessary.
  • Strong reading, writing, math, and analytical/problem solving skills required.
  • Good basic administrative, organizational and supervisory skills needed.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license required.

More details:

– Posted September 19, 2019

Circulation Coordinator – Hartness Library, Vermont Technical College (Randolph, VT)

Job Description:

Coordinate and carry out circulation of library materials to the Vermont Tech and Community College of Vermont communities.

  • Coordinate operations and workflow at the circulation desk including scheduling coverage for opening hours.
  • Regularly staff the circulation desk, administering course reserves, circulating items, and responding to patron queries in-person, over the phone and online.
  • Organize the hiring, training, supervision and scheduling of part-time student assistants in circulation services and stack maintenance.
  • Coordinate the maintenance and updating of the patron database and circulation policies.
  • Coordinate with staff at CCV academic centers, VTC remote sites and other Vermont State College Libraries to ensure efficient circulation and return of shared VSC materials.
  • Oversee overdue notices and billing for lost items and work with patrons to ensure return of materials.
  • Coordinate stacks maintenance including print periodicals, and shifting of collections to accommodate acquisitions and de-selection.
  • Oversee the Library space and communicate with the appropriate office for resolution of equipment and facilities issues. Communicate issues to staff.
  • Report and track library statistics related to circulation, usage of the services and space.
  • Assist with inter-library loans and other library functions as needed.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree plus two to four years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Excellent overall understanding of college library organization and systems, with a broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to the position.
  • Interest and ability to learn new technology. Relevant training or experience in use of computerized library information systems preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills and ability to deal effectively with library patrons necessary.
  • Strong reading, writing, math, and analytical/problem solving skills required.
  • Good basic administrative, organizational and supervisory skills needed.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license required.

Additional Information:

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or by date specified. However, applications received after the initial screening will be considered at the discretion of the College.

Vermont Tech strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. Vermont Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the Vermont State Colleges system. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.

NOTE: This job is subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.

VSCSF bargaining unit      Grade: 10, FLSA: Non-Exempt       Full-time 37.5hrs/week, Monday-Friday 8-4:30, 12 months

About Vermont Technical College:

Vermont Technical college offers a wide range of associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree programs in such areas as engineering technology, computer sciences, nursing and allied health, agriculture, business, professional studies, using face-to-face, online, and interactive videoconferencing technologies at multiple campuses and sites state-wide.

In addition, the College delivers numerous certificate programs to students and customized training programs for employers. The College prides itself on the quality of the education experience provided to students and their success after graduation.

Our Mission:

Vermont Tech provides career-focused, technical, and specialized education in a caring community which prepares students for immediate workplace success and continued learning.

To apply:

Apply online at https://www.vtc.edu/meet-vermont-tech/work-vermont-tech

–  Posted September 13, 2019

Part-time Library Assistant – Milton Public Library (Milton, VT)

Milton Public Library, Vermont, is hiring a part-time library assistant for teens. Responsibilities include coordinating our Teen Space; planning special events for teens; and providing customer service for all library patrons.  Hours are 3 – 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and 8:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. alternating Saturdays.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree, library or education experience with teens, proficiency with computers, and great customer service.  Please see the complete job description at https://miltonlibraryvt.org/were-hiring-a-library-assistant-for-teens/

Submit a cover letter and resume to Susan Larson at [email protected] by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.

– Posted September 13, 2019

Children’s Librarian – Newbury Public Library (Newbury, NH)

The Newbury Public Library in Newbury NH seeks a highly motivated, energetic and creative Children’s Librarian who is interested in joining our team. We are an active library known for our programming and are looking for a passionate Children’s Librarian to become a part of our community! Our ideal candidate will be able to create fun and engaging programs ranging from dynamic Storytimes for babies to preschool to afterschool, summer and family programs for elementary aged children and tweens/teens.  They will be technologically savvy, have a love of children’s literature and be friendly and approachable to all ages. Experience working with children is highly valued.

This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position, $16-18 per hour depending on experience.  Weekend availability is a must. Extra hours will be given in the summer (5 extra hours per week, typically on Wednesdays), due to the Summer Reading Program schedule. Hiring is contingent on a background check.

A detailed job description can be found at: http://newburynhlibrary.net/employment

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to Lea McBain, Library Director at [email protected]. Review of applications starts immediately. Position will be open until filled.

– Posted September 5, 2019

Library Director, 20 hours per week – Shedd Free Library (Washington, NH )

The Shedd Free Library in Washington NH is seeking an organized, friendly, experienced person to fill the position of Library Director.

The Library Director must have a thorough working knowledge of modern library policies, practices, technologies and trends. Under the supervision and direction of the Library Trustees, the Library Director administers, plans and oversees all aspects of library. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proficiency with technology are required. The goal is to provide a warm, welcoming environment for all ages.

For a full job description contact: [email protected]

bachelor’s degree in Library Science or related field preferred.  Completion of Basic Library Techniques classes, professional certificate of librarianship, or equivalent experience will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience for this 20-hour-a-week position.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter via email to [email protected]  or via mail to Shedd Free Library Search Committee, 46 North Main Street, Washington, NH 03280.  Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2019.

– Posted September 5, 2019

Children’s Circulation and Programming Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an energetic and child-oriented librarian to work in our Children’s Department.  Candidates must have a minimum of 4-years of college and the ideal candidate has at least two years of library experience.  Regular duties include planning & facilitating programming for pre-school, school-age, and teenage children, running the very popular bi-weekly story times, managing the game collection, performing daily duties of the circulation desk, and encouraging patron use of all library facilities. This position works 28 hours per week (Mondays-Thursdays from 10-5:30) pays $18.88 per hour, includes a 5.5% retirement benefit, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit.  The job description can be found at: https://www.kellogghubbard.org/employment-at-the-library.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and 3 references to [email protected].  The position is open until filled.

– Posted September 5, 2019

Program and Systems Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)

The Stowe Free Library is seeking a technical savvy, customer service and detail oriented individual to fill the position of Program and Systems Librarian to assist in fulfilling its mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” Stowe’s cherished municipal library is located within the historic Helen Day Memorial Building in the village of Stowe, a premier four-season resort community with a population of 4,500. The library houses a collection of 35,000 volumes and receives 100,000 annual visits.

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, and an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification is preferred. A working knowledge and experience with computers, including Integrated Library Systems (ILS), the Inter-Library Loan system in Vermont, content and web based applications, current technologies, public access networks, and adult programming is desired.  Good verbal and written communication, customer service, organizational, and supervisory skills are required. Candidates must be able to perform detailed work, to lift and to shelve books. This is currently a full time position, includes evenings and Saturday hours, with excellent benefits and a starting hourly pay range of $20.23 – $21.99, contingent upon qualifications and experience. This is a position with much growth potential.

A job description and employment application can be obtained on the Town of Stowe website: www.townofstowevt.org.  Send employment application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, Attn: Recruiter, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or email[email protected]

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    EOE

– Posted September 1, 2019

Circulation Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Assistant.

SALARY: $18.51 Hourly OPENING DATE: 08/23/2019 CLOSING DATE: 09/23/19 05:00 PM

The Howe Library is recruiting for a Circulation Assistant. This is a regular part-time (20 hours per week) and benefits eligible position. Some weekend and evening work required. The Town of Hanover offers a highly competitive flexible benefits plan that includes health insurance, disability, paid vacation and sick leave, and more.

Job duties include checking books in and out at the circulation desk using the library’s automated system, shelving books, and performing clerical tasks. Candidates must be committed to providing excellent customer service to library patrons. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here (Download PDF reader).

Applications must be submitted through the Town of Hanover’s online recruiting system. For instructions, please visit www.hanovernh.org and select Employment. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted August 26, 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