Assistant Librarian (part-time) – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Librarian (part-time) to join our team of enthusiastic librarians! Duties would entail attending to the circulation desk, helping to plan and run library programs, sorting books, and assisting in general operations.

You should be:

  • Over 18.
  • Have a high school diploma.
  • Willing to execute the occasional event.
  • Courteous and proactive.
  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Interested in reading and learning (we are a library, after all).
  • Be able to lift at least 20 lbs. (books are heavy).

25 hrs/week


Please send a resume, three references, and a cover letter to [email protected] In the cover letter, in addition to explicating how awesome you are, tell us a.) what would excite you about working at a library, and b.) three books that have had an impact on you in your life (we are a library, after all).

posted on January 21st, 2019

Library Clerk/Aide – Lamoille Union Middle/High School (Hyde Park, Vermont)

Library Clerk/Aide Position – 27.5 hrs/wk from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the student school year.

The successful candidate must enjoy working with high school and middle school students in a busy, technological library. Primary responsibilities include supervising students, maintaining all operations relating to the periodical collection, and assisting students in locating materials and in basic research. Computer and iPad skills required.

Job Requirements

  • No experience required
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Find pay grade and benefit package at the LNSU Joint Support Staff Master Agreement. This position is designated as pay grade “3.”

If interested, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Lamoille Union High School, c/o Meagan Towle, Library Media Specialist

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lamoille North Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

posted on January 21st, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to be our new Youth Services Librarian. We seek a dedicated innovator who is inspired to instill a life-long love of libraries in our youngest patrons. The Abbott Library is a welcoming and professional environment that enjoys tremendous support from its community.

Duties specific to the position will include development, maintenance and cataloging of the children’s collection, planning youth and family programming, and initiating community outreach. General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. The Youth Services Librarian reports to the Library Director.

A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request. Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, and professional and enjoy working with the public. Candidates must have basic computer skills and Internet searching skills. Library experience is a plus.

Hours will vary between 28 and 34 hours per week, with some evenings and Saturdays required. The starting hourly rate is between $18.92 and $19.39 per hour, depending on experience. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to [email protected] by February 1, 2019 at 4 PM.

posted January 13th, 2019

Collections Strategies and Services Librarian – Keene State College (Keene, NH)

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking a Collections Strategies and Services Librarian (CSS), a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The CSS librarian provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for Mason Library’s physical and digital collections in established and emerging formats and media. As a tenure-track position, the position also includes responsibilities in teaching in the Information Studies minor and information literacy, service to campus, and scholarship. Position has a start date of August 2019. For more information, and to apply, please visit this link.

posted January 13th, 2019

Library/Media Specialist – Kingdom East School District (Essex County, VT)

Concord (.6 FTE), Lunenburg (.2 FTE) an Gilman (.2 FTE) Schools seek a collaborative individual to help us continue to develop our Library/Media Center for the 21st Century. Knowledge of 21st Century technology skills, library/media management, and children’s literature a must. Individual will work collaboratively with teaching teams and Kingdom East librarians. Strong organizational, planning and team work skills a must. Candidates with a Bachelor’s in Teaching, Technology or 7-12th English are encouraged to apply.

Concord, Lunenburg and Gilman Schools are part of the Kingdom East School District, located in the heart of a vibrant, community in the Northeast, Vermont. We operate seven preK-8th grade schools ranging from 60 to 500 students. Our high school students have “choice” and may opt to attend one of the traditional independent schools — Lyndon Institute or St. Johnsbury Academy — or another high school of their choice.

We are located about 3 hours from Montreal, Boston and Portland, ME. Our region is known for breathtaking views and access to great skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and other outdoor opportunities. We are close to the White Mountains and the Green Mountains. Both Littleton, NH and St. Johnsbury, VT have numerous fine and performing arts venues. Our communities attract wholesome families, faculty and staff. Our schools maintain impassioned faculty, personalized beliefs about success, and a caring, safe school culture.

Apply online at this link. On-line application must include: profile, letter, resume, transcripts, references, tests, certifications and questions, if asked. Hard copies of Vermont Certification with appropriate endorsements, three written letters of reference and transcripts will be required for verification at the interview level. Visit our website for information about our schools. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

posted on January 13th, 2019

Librarian – St. Johnsbury Athenaeum (St. Johnsbury, VT)

Job Title: Librarian

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Athenaeum Director

The Librarian collaborates with other members of the Library Services Team to bring high quality information services, programs, and technology support to patrons of the Athenaeum. The Library Services Team consists of: the Coordinator of Library Services, the Youth Services Librarian, two part-time Librarians, and the Library Associate. Volunteers are also integral in providing library services.

This is a 40 hour per week position which includes two evenings per week until 7:00 pm and every Saturday 9:00-3:00.

See the full job description and application instructions on the Athenaeum website. Open until filled.

posted January 11th, 2019

Weekend Circulation Supervisor [part-time] – Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, VT)

Saint Michael’s College seeks applicants for Library Weekend Circulation Supervisor Part-time. This year round position provides weekend supervision of library student assistants and the facility. The individual selected will support use of library services by students, faculty, and staff, including circulation and research. This individual will consult with other staff to develop flexible work schedules to cover weekend hours of service. The typical schedule for this position is 12 hours every other weekend, with extended hours during final exams and reduced hours during the summer. Limited Monday-Friday hours may also be available.


  • Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of experience and education
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and experience with online information systems
  • Library, bookstore, supervisory, and/or teaching experience
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills, a public service orientation, and ability to work both independently and in a collegial, team-oriented environment

For more information or to apply, click here.

posted on January 3rd, 2019

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. 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 24 hours per week and may include nights and weekends.

A full job description is available at To apply for the Youth Activities Librarian position, please submit resume and three references to Becky Manahan, Youth Room Director, via email to [email protected] by January 31, 2019.

posted January 3rd, 2019

Library Director, Cheney Library (Hoosick Falls, NY)

The Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls, NY, a small, rural free association library located in eastern Rensselaer County, seeks an energetic, creative individual with a strong commitment to community for the position of Library Director. 
Serving a user population of approximately 7,000, the Cheney Library is governed by an eight-member board of trustees and is a member of the Upper Hudson Library System. The library is in a historic building surrounded by beautiful gardens and enjoys strong community support and an active volunteer base. The Board is looking for a Director to ensure that this “small village with big dreams” continues to have an engaged and vibrant public library to help realize those dreams.
The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and holds primary responsibility for the operation and management of the Library. Along with regular customer service responsibilities, other duties include collection, service, and program planning and management; budget management; supervision of staff and volunteers; public relations and community outreach; fund raising; and grant writing.

The position is scheduled to work 36 hours per week with a schedule that supports library services, programs, and events. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree and the ideal candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills, strong technology skills, and an appreciation for the importance of public library service in a small community. Demonstrated experience in library service, staff and volunteer supervision, budgeting, and facility management will also be highly desirable.  Fund-raising and grant writing experience will be considered a plus. The Library Director’s annual salary will be $30,000– $33,000 based on the selected candidate’s skills and experience.

To apply please send via e-mail a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to [email protected]
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until January 4th, 2019 or until the position is filled.

Part-Time Media Assistant (Hartland, VT)

The Hartland Public Library in Hartland, VT is looking for a part-time media assistant to work 3 hours a week. The Library Media Assistant is responsible for library program publicity and social media management, upkeep of the library newsletter mailing list, and assisting with other clerical tasks.

High school diploma required. Must be over 18. Previous experience with social media required.

For more information please contact Nancy Tusinski, Library Director at [email protected]