Library Aide III for Technology and Outreach- Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly individual to complete our hard-working team! This part-time position will be scheduled to work 34 hours per week.

Preference will be given to applicants who are willing and able to work full time in the future as the Board of Trustees recently voted to place a warrant article on the Town of Sunapee ballot in March of 2020 to make this a full-time, benefited position. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment.

General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include the publication of a bi-weekly newsletter, the maintenance of the library’s website and social media presence and the implementation of curriculum from Digital Learn and other on-line resources to lead technology classes for our patrons.

Additional duties could include assisting with the development and maintenance of the adult collection and other programming initiatives. Candidates should be personable, cheerful, professional, and enjoy working with the public. Candidates must have computer skills and Internet searching skills. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of software suites and on-line tools including Microsoft Office, Canva, Mail Chimp, Word Press, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Library experience is a plus but we are willing to train the right candidate. Infrequent Saturdays may be required.

– Posted November 4, 2019

Library Director – Greensboro Free Library (Greensboro, VT)

The Greensboro Free Library (GFL) is seeking a part-time library director for our community public library.  The director will plan, manage, and direct the day-to-day operations, programs, and services of the community library under the administration of the Library Board of Trustees.  We are seeking a dynamic, creative, collaborative leader who will create a welcoming environment at the library, which serves as an important center of community activity.

Priority given to applicants who possess (or are working towards) a Certificate of Public Librarianship or a degree in Library Sciences, and have experience and an aptitude for computer skills.

Hours: part-time, variable – up to 32 hours per week for 9 weeks in July and August, and 22 hours per week for 43 weeks September through June, (totaling 1234 hours per year).

Compensation: dependent on qualifications and hours.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of three references with contact information by November 22 to: Greensboro Free Library, 53 Wilson Street, Greensboro, VT 05841,

Attn: Hal Gray, Chair, GFL Board of Trustees, and Mary Metcalf, Librarian, or by Internet to [email protected] and [email protected].

– Posted November 4, 2019

Librarian – Lydia Taft Pratt Library (Dummerston, VT)

Lydia Taft Pratt Library is seeking a librarian to be in charge of the day to day operation of the library. Pratt Library is the public library of Dummerston, a community of 1900 residents in Southeastern Vermont. The librarian is responsible for providing library services to all ages: maintaining the circulating collections, providing/arranging programs and outreach services and maintaining/upgrading library technology, as well as assisting the Board in developing the library’s long range plan.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, library experience and technology and organizational skills. The part time position is for 13 hours a week.
To apply, please submit a resume and the names of three references to the Board of Trustees, at the library, via mail  or email, by December 2, 2019.  Lydia Taft Pratt Library 150 West St.,  P.O. Box 70, West Dummerston, VT 05357.  [email protected].
– Posted November 4, 2019

Director – Dana Medical Library at UVM (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Libraries seeks an energetic and collaborative librarian as Director of Dana Medical Library to advance our vision. Serving students, faculty, and health professionals, Dana Medical Library is at the core of a dynamic academic health sciences environment that features innovative teaching and groundbreaking medical research. Dana Medical Library provides high quality medical and health sciences information and services that support the educational, research and patient care needs of the Larner College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and the University of Vermont Medical Center. In fulfillment of the University’s land-grant mission, the Library also provides access to health information to the citizens of Vermont. Dana Medical Library is centrally located on the University of Vermont’s campus in beautiful Burlington. This position offers a unique balance of professional opportunities and a high quality of life.

The director leads all aspects of Dana Medical Library operations, including vision setting, developing policies, coordinating and planning for services, in collaboration with a team of seven faculty librarians and 11 staff. The Director reports to the Dean of Libraries and works collaboratively with other units within the Libraries: Collection Management Services, Special Collections, Information & Instruction Services, and Access and Technology Services. Our goal is to identify an individual who can embrace the role of manager with grace and enthusiasm while demonstrating the ability to listen and reflect. We welcome candidates whose experience in libraries, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

For full details and to apply online, visit: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/38073

– Posted October 22, 2019

Team Lead, Cataloging – EBSCO Information Services (Contoocook, NH)

Position Summary

Responsible for coordinating and prioritizing the day-to-day work of the Cataloging Unit to support the stated goals of the department director and unit manager. The Team Leader plans and schedules the training of new hires. They communicate all issues and concerns related to unit operations to the unit manager or department director. In addition, the primary responsibilities of the position include all those of a Cataloging Bibliographer such as performing subject analysis and classification on both approval and firm ordered physical and electronic titles, building MARC records up to full-level and applying all appropriate RDA rules in support of products supplied by Library Technical Services to accompany purchased content.

Find the full job description and apply online at: https://careers.ebscoind.com

– Posted October 17, 2019

Circulation Coordinator – Hartness Library (Randolph Center, VT)

Hartness Library is looking for someone to coordinate and carry out circulation of library materials to the Vermont Tech and Community College of Vermont communities. Job duties include:

  • 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.

For full details and to apply online, visit: Work at Vermont Tech

– Posted October 16, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Manchester Community Library (Manchester Center, VT)

The Manchester Community Library (MCL) is seeking a curious, imaginative, creative, and mission-driven individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. The right person will embrace our diverse community and will possess the interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking skills along with the knowledge necessary to serve as the authority on youth and young adult services and programming. The incumbent leads collection management and the planning, coordination, presentation of programs, services, enrichment opportunities, and special-interest groups geared for children and teens. The Youth Services Librarian is also responsible for communicating about youth and young adult services and programming. This full-time benefitted position requires balancing multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced and forward-thinking environment with an emphasis on providing exemplary patron experience.

For full details and application information, see: http://mclvt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/MCL_YouthServicesLibrarian.pdf

– Posted October 16, 2019

Learning Commons Librarian – Becker College (Worcester, MA)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a forward-thinking self-starter to fill the opening for Learning Commons Librarian.  This position works with faculty, students and administration to provide and maintain library services at two college campuses.   The ideal applicant will be an innovative, dynamic, skilled librarian capable of managing online, written and face-to-face library services, in conjunction with teaching library principles that incorporate the vision and mission of the College.  In addition, the Learning Commons Librarian will conduct and coordinate all instructions determined by Information Literacy initiatives and support library liaisons that integrate into student-learning assessments.   This position will work collaboratively with library staff and other departments within the Learning Commons (i.e., Teaching, Learning, and Technology, the Collaborative Learning Center and Information Technology) to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.  The Learning Commons Librarian provides leadership for faculty and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with our Core values.

For full details and application information, visit: https://www.becker.edu/job/becker-college-18-learning-commons-librarian/

Posted October 16, 2019

Librarian I – Youth Department – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and team oriented part-time Librarian to provide library services to patrons and other customers in the Library’s Youth and Community Engagement Division. This position will focus on providing services and programming in the Children’s Room and the Teen Space, but will also work within other library areas as needed. This position is anticipated to
regularly offer 18 hours a week, but hours may vary based on needs. The starting pay rate is $25.14 per hour. The schedule for this position requires the ability to work Saturdays and two evenings per week.

Duties vary depending upon library and department needs, but will include: providing library services, information and programming, locating requested information and materials using a broad range of sources; assisting patrons of all ages in using the Keene Public Library collections and resources. Also monitoring and evaluating youth collection; designing and maintaining display areas; supervising assigned staff and volunteers; providing one-one-one as well as group training in use of the library and and resources; and providing information and programming.

Complete details and requirements as well as an online application are available at https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.

– Posted October 16, 2019

Library Circulation Clerk – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

The Morristown Centennial Library in Morrisville, Vermont is looking for our next valued colleague in the role of Circulation Clerk.  This position includes all aspects of patron service at the circulation desks in Adult and Youth Services; assisting Adult Services staff and Youth Services Librarian with daily tasks and projects as needed; aiding in the processing and reshelving of materials; partnering with co-workers in maintaining neat, safe and organized physical space in both departments and on library grounds, and other functions as needed.  We are looking for a personable, capable and efficient co-worker who can multi-task, remain calm in an often-busy public library environment, maintain patron privacy and work well with patrons and other staff.

Hours are Tuesdays 9:30-5:00; Wednesdays 11:00-5:00; Thursdays 9:30-5:00; Fridays 11:00-5:00 and at least one Saturday per month, 8:30-2, with a range of 27-32 hours per week.  Rate of pay is $13.00 per hour.  Please send letter of interest and resume with three professional references to [email protected].  Please, no telephone calls.  Resumes accepted until October 30th.