Library Clerk – Converse Free Library (Lyme, NH)

Converse Free Library in Lyme, New Hampshire, is seeking a friendly, service-oriented, and organized person to be our new Library Clerk! The essential job duties of this position include (but are not limited to):
· performing circulation desk operations
· greeting patrons in a friendly manner, answering telephone and emails in a professional and pleasant manner
· assisting staff with interlibrary loans
· accomplishing collection maintenance tasks (covering and repairing books, etc.)
· shelving and weeding newspapers and magazines; shelving books and other materials in numerical and alphabetical order
· providing general information about library services and the facility
· assisting in opening and closing the library, emptying book drops, updating bulletin boards, photocopying materials, and maintaining publicity materials
The qualifications we are seeking for this position are a high school diploma or the equivalent (required), and/or some college (preferred). Excellent approach to customer service towards patrons of all ages and backgrounds is essential, as is proficiency using a computer. Library experience required.
This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, including rotating Wednesday-evening and Saturday-morning shifts. The hourly wage starts at $12.00-$12.50 per hour. Benefits include sick time and vacation time. No insurance benefits are included. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for someone considering a career in public libraries.
A complete job description is available at http://lymenhlibrary.org/library-information-2/about-us/employment-opportunities/library-clerk/. (Please note that the embedded pdf is three pages long.)
Please send resume with letter of interest to:
Judith G. Russell, Library Director
jrussell@lymenhlibrary.org
posted on April 15th, 2019

Youth Services Assistant – Pope Memorial Library (Danville, VT)

The Pope Memorial Library is seeking a part-time Youth Services Assistant (15 hours per week). Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Assistant is responsible for planning and implementing programs for children and young adults at the Pope Library and also responsible for maintaining the youth collection. Will also be required to perform routine library services and duties. See below for a full job description. Interested candidates please send a resume and cover letter to the Pope Memorial Library, PO Box 260, Danville, VT 05828
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Youth Services Coordinator – Moretown Memorial Library (Moretown, VT)

Seeking friendly, dependable and enthusiastic book lover to assist with youth services at the Moretown Memorial Library. This position helps with circulation, technical and public services including programming for youth and their families. Strong computer skills, a willingness to learn, and high school diploma necessary; a college background and previous library experience is helpful. Position is approximately nine hours a week at $12.73 per hour with some required evening hours. If you would like to help create a vibrant resource for our community’s youth, please send letter of interest along with resume to moretownlibrary@gmail.com. Position open until filled.
posted on April 5th, 2019

Part-Time Children’s Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking to hire a part-time children’s library aide to work 15-18 hours per week. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual to complete our hard-working team!
General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include assisting with the maintenance of the children’s collection and assisting with the planning and staffing of a variety of children’s programming.
A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request. Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, professional, and must enjoy working with children. Candidates must have basic computer skills and Internet searching skills. Library experience is a plus.
The starting hourly rate is $15.15 per hour. Infrequent Saturdays may be required. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org by April 17, 2019. A full job description is available upon request.
posted on March 27th, 2019

Library Director – Griswold Memorial Library (Colrain, MA)

Description
The Library Director is responsible for upholding the vision and
mission of the Griswold Memorial Library and its management,
operations, services, and programs, in accordance with the policies
established by the Board of Library Trustees.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
The essential duties listed below are intended only as illustrations
of the type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific
duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related,
or a logical assignment to the position.
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Library Director – Springfield Town Library (Springfield, VT)

Join a vibrant Library, working to revitalize downtown Springfield, VT. The Library enjoys a prominent Main Street location with strong customer orientation, while the Library Director works closely with many partner organizations such as: the Chamber and public access TV. We are searching for a dynamic, community-oriented individual with experience in public library administration. Unique opportunity for a passionate visionary who builds on current strengths to shape the future.
Springfield, VT (pop. 9,300) is in southeastern Vermont, a former center for precision manufacturing. New developments include the Black River Innovation Campus, a new school computer curriculum, and planning for the Springfield Riverwalk. The Library annual operating budget is $540,000; staff are active participants in the Catamount Library Network, a Koha consortium. The Library Director reports to the Town Manager, working in close cooperation with the advisory Board of Library Trustees and the Friends.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, leadership ability and experience with integrated library systems and library technology. Ideal qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree and five years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience in a public library. Salary: $56,085 – $71,885 depending on experience. Position is full-time with benefits including healthcare and retirement.
DEADLINE: Send application, cover letter and resume no later than April 26, 2019 for a late starting date in May. Mail to Human Resources Manager, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156 or email to toshr@vermontel.net A completed and signed Town of Springfield application form is required. The form is located on the Town website on job openings. In addition, a job description is posted under Job Openings on the Town of Springfield website at http://www.springfieldvt.govoffice2.com
posted on March 10th, 2019

Resource Center Manager – Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD (White River Junction, VT)

The National Center for PTSD seeks a future-oriented, innovative leader to oversee the operation of the PTSDpubs database (https://www.ptsd.va.gov/ptsdpubs/search_ptsdpubs.asp) and serve as the Resource Center Manager. PTSDpubs is a freely available, online database of articles, reports, books, and dissertations related to the psychological effects of trauma. This cross-disciplinary, international database is a high-visibility project, searched over 40 million times last year. In 2018, PTSDpubs transitioned to a custom content management system paired with state-of-the-art semantic software with auto-tagging capabilities. The incumbent will have the unique opportunity to shape and refine the administrative and public interfaces of this system for the 21st century.
The incumbent will also manage the Resource Center, which houses a large physical collection, and supervise the Resource Center staff. As a part of the Resource Center team, the incumbent will provide comprehensive, in-depth reference services, support scholarly publishing, deliver instruction, promote Resource Center services, and market the PTSDpubs database.
The salary range is $73,375 to $95,388 per year. Currently, the posting is only open to federal employees, but a posting open to the general public will be available soon. Check the USAJOBS website for updated information.
For the complete job description, click here.
posted on March 10th, 2019

Youth Program Coordinator – Carpenter-Carse Library (Hinesburg, VT)

Under the supervision of the Director, the Youth Programming Coordinator is responsible for planning, advertising, and implementing programming for children and young adults at the Carpenter-Carse Library.
This position starts at 15 hours per week with the possibility of moving up to 20 hours per week of employment for the right candidate. This position begins mid-May 2019. Some evening and weekend work is required.
Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to sara@carpentercarse.org.
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Library Clerk III – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Brooks Memorial Library seeks full-time Library Clerk III in the Adult Circulation Department. Duties
involve managing and overseeing all aspects of library circulation, scheduling, training and supervising
clerical staff and volunteers. Assists with reference and reader’s advisory services for patrons.
Participates in the supervisor cohort with librarians and Library Director. Must possess excellent
communication and public service skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with coworkers and volunteers and articulate direction in a clear and collegial manner, and to exercise
sound judgement independently in decision making and problem solving. Fundamental knowledge of
library systems, policies and procedures required.
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Library/Media Specialist – Alburgh Community Ed Center (Alburgh, VT)

The goal of Alburgh School library is to enhance student achievement and foster the appreciation of literature by ensuring that students and teachers are effective users of ideas and information. This goal is accomplished by:
• providing intellectual and physical access to materials in a variety of formats.
• providing instruction to foster literacy competence and stimulate interest in accessing, evaluating, and applying information and ideas.
• promoting literacy throughout the day.
• collaborating with other educators to design learning so that students’ literacy needs are met.
• serving as an independent and supervised learning center.
When the school library is reaching its goal, students will visit the library frequently to access the full range of available information resources including print and non-print materials, electronic databases, and information systems. The library media specialist will know students by name and communicate with them about their personal and school-related interests. Students who come to a fully functioning library will exhibit on task behavior associated with the appropriate use of materials. A large number of students will come to the library asking for a “really good” book, and will congregate in the library because it is a safe and inviting place.
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