Web Developer, University of Vermont, University Libraries (Burlington, VT)

Are you passionate about defining and creating a great user experience on the web? Are you self-motivated full stack developer who thrives in an academic environment? Join us, a team of service-oriented library professionals, in empowering university students and the community at large to access a broad range of information resources at the University of Vermont. As a member of our team, you will manage, maintain, and develop our web assets in PHP/Drupal while installing new tools and integrating content from third-party systems. You will also assess data analytics, conduct usability testing, and recommend improvements based on best practices. You will then bring your knowledge and insights to our team serving on our Library Information Systems (LISG) and User Experience (UX) groups, as well as collaborating with the institution’s central web team, to continually improve the customer experience. We invite you to bring your broad web experiences to a flexible but high-impact environment at the University of Vermont Libraries.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two to four years’ related experience to include website development required. Experience working with APIs, JavaScript Frameworks such as REACT, and knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required. Experience developing and conducting usability tests and translating findings to iterative integrated UI enhancements and designing for and implementing web accessibility standards as defined by WCAG required. Experience with full stack development within a web content management system, such as Drupal, required. Working knowledge of PHP required. Effective communication skills and ability to articulate and justify concepts to a team of non-developers required.

Diversity Statement: The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on this position, refer to job posting #S2657PO or to apply on-line with cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150. Applications will be accepted through February 19, 2021 or until filled.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

– Posted January 24, 2021

Statistical Design and Data Specialist – University of Vermont, University Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The University Libraries is searching for a Statistical Design and Data Specialist (Researcher/Analyst) staff member to join our team. This position serves as a consultant to graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdocs at the University of Vermont on statistical methodologies, data interpretation and analysis, experimental design, data management, and the use of software supporting such work.

This position will serve as a vital member of the “Statistics Core,” a collaborative, shared resource team that has extended its mission to developing and coordinating statistical support for the entire UVM campus. Formally reporting to the Libraries’ director of access & technology services and functioning as a key element in the libraries’ program of research consultation, this position responds to the needs of students across campus. The incumbent aligns work with the consensus driven vision of the Statistics Core team and meets regularly with members of the team for strategic planning, tactical planning, and continuing education.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related field and three to five years of experience in statistical consulting required. Effective verbal and written communication skills, together with the ability to communicate statistical ideas and concepts clearly and succinctly to a non-technical audience, required. Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to prioritize and manage multiple projects required. Familiarity with institutional research board (IRB) policies, procedures, and protocols required. Comprehensive knowledge of at least two major statistical analysis software packages is required (SAS, R, Stata, or SPSS) required. Demonstrated success guiding students, faculty and staff through stressful projects required.

Diversity Statement: The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on this position, refer to job posting #S2658PO or to apply on-line with cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150. Applications will be accepted through February 26, 2021 or until filled.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

– Posted January 24, 2021

Library Assistant II—Technical Services – Ilsley Public Library (Middlebury, VT)


Ilsley is seeking an experienced part-time cataloger to lead our technical services team, catalog incoming materials, and perform ongoing catalog maintenance. This position is essential to the discoverability of our collection, and as such is a crucial contributor to the library’s customer service efforts. In addition to technical services, this position spends approximately four hours a week on the circulation desk interacting with our library patrons. The successful candidate will have previous library cataloging experience, be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team, and be willing to learn new skills as library services evolve.

About the Ilsley Public Library 

Established in 1848, Ilsley Public Library serves Middlebury, Vermont, and its surrounding towns with a staff of three professional librarians, eight staff members, and many dedicated substitutes, work study students, and volunteers. Its collection consists of more than 80,000 items with an annual circulation of over 160,000 and a total operating budget of over $700,000. It is consistently ranked among the top public libraries in the state for its high program attendance and overall number of visits. Ilsley also administers a branch library, the Sarah Partridge Library, which serves East Middlebury. Ilsley works in close collaboration with Middlebury Community Television, Middlebury College, town government, area schools, and a variety of business and not-for-profit community partners.

Salary and Benefits 

The established hourly rate for this position is $17.71. This is a part-time non-union position (15 hrs/wk). Benefits are not included.


A full description of the position can be found here. Please email a cover letter and resume to dana.hart@ilsleypubliclibrary.org. First review of applications will begin February 10th. The anticipated start date will be March 15th, 2021, but the start date is subject to change depending on how COVID-19 continues to impact life and work in Addison County. The library building is currently closed to the public, and until the library returns to normal operations this position will only work for 10 hours/week.

– Posted January 24, 2021

Seeking Library Director – Blake Memorial Library (East Corinth, VT)

The Blake Memorial Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Director. The Director will work under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, to oversee the Library’s overall operations, staff, volunteers, collection, and will serve as the primary ambassador for the library to the community.
An ideal candidate will have the following qualities:
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Understanding of the community and an investment in serving its people
  • The ability to work independently and manage staff and volunteers
  • The ability to work in conjunction with the board
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong MS Office skills and ease with technology
  • Ability to manage a budget.
  • Understanding of the Dewey Decimal System
  • A degree in library science or the ability to pursue additional training / certification
Compensation commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to bmlibrarysearch@gmail.com, by no later than February 1st.

Library Assistant 1 Tech Services – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual to perform a variety of clerical and cataloging duties, support the Assistant Library Director and other library departments at public desks, and coordinate department volunteer tasks and hours. Part-time position (24 hours weekly) with occasional nights and weekend hours. Position includes pro-rated sick and vacation accruals. Bachelor’s degree with library experience (including cataloging), computer and people skills preferred. Must be able to work independently, while also being an essential team member. To apply online please click apply now. To apply in person please contact Travis Sabataso, HR Director at 802-857-0113 to schedule an appointment to pick up a paper job application. The minimum starting salary is $15.40 per hour, with the actual starting salary dependent on relevant qualifications. Position open until filled, but applications received by Dec. 31, 2020 will be given priority. EOE

Apply online at: https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=41&source=other

– Posted December 11, 2020

Financial Assistant – Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)

SALARY: $23.33 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 11/24/20
CLOSING DATE: 12/08/20 11:59 PM
FLSA: Non-Exempt
UNION: American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
POSITION STATUS: Regular Part Time (20 hours per week)


This position is responsible for maintaining library financial records by accurately processing financial transactions including operating budget, payroll, fundraising accounts, and grants and other related duties.


  • Assist Library Director with budget preparation
  • Interface with departments regarding and processing administering accounts receivable and accounts payable; including purchase orders, invoices, and payroll
  • Run monthly financial reports for distribution and prepare analysis of accounts as requested
  • Collect, confirm and process timesheets and overtime
  • Prepare and coordinate deposit activities and perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations
  • Responsible for maintaining fundraising and grant database and accounts with the assistance of the Development Coordinator
  • Find and use accounting data to resolve accounting problems and discrepancies
  • Interface with other departments/customers/vendors
  • Responsible for managing statistical tracking for the library
  • Update, verify and maintain accounting journals and ledgers and other financial records
  • Responsible for ordering supplies for the library including but not limited to; processing vouchers, receive and verify supply orders with Library Director’s approval of associated
  • costs and develop and maintain ordering supply forms with required data needed to complete orders.
  • Check in and distribute incoming mail, and collect, seal and stamp outgoing mail
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks
  • Report violations of library rules or other conduct effecting library security to supervisor


  • High school diploma
  • Associated Degree in Accounting/Bookkeeping or related degree highly preferred.
  • Must have three years relevant experience in accounting and full-charge bookkeeping.
  • Two years in public service setting in an office environment required.
  • Accounting and computer experience required.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and public in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to learn and use fully integrated automated library system (Polaris), time clock/payroll system (Kronos) and municipal accounting systems (New World).
  • Strong working knowledge of computers, word processing, accounting software and automated library systems, and standard office equipment.
  • Strong working knowledge of including but not limited to Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Internet usage and email and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work using an all digital filing system.
  • Ability to obtain a working knowledge of all department operations and procedures and relevant City policies.
  • Ability to learn and interpret department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to obtain working knowledge of all library departments, services, programs and of public library work.
  • Ability to communicate to co-workers and general public effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to handle volatile or potentially dangerous individuals and situations following library procedures.
  • Ability to sit and use computer workstation for extended periods of time.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural competency.
  • Perform light custodial and grounds maintenance tasks as needed.


The City of Burlington will not tolerate unlawful harassment or discrimination on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status or genetic information. The City is also committed to providing proper access to services, facilities, and employment opportunities.

Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt

For accessibility information or alternative formats, please contact Human Resources Department at 803-540-3057.


AmeriCorps, PeaceCorps and National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR/career-and-internshipopenings

The City of Burlington is on a hiring freeze; however, this position was deemed an exception given the importance of this role after being reviewed by Human Resources in collaboration with the Chief Administrative Officer.

– Posted November 29, 2020

Executive Director – Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (North Andover, MA)


The Executive Committee of the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium seeks an active, energetic, people-focused, technologically savvy team leader with vision to guide the 36-member Merrimack Valley Public Library Consortium (MVLC) in northeastern (North Andover) Massachusetts.


MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, MBA-desirable, or equivalent training and experience. Strong knowledge of current and emerging library technology applications; experience with strategic planning, budgeting and grant writing. Significant experience with managing library operations, servers and networks including five to eight years in a management role with an automated library network, or equivalent experience. Flexibility, calm under pressure, ability to pivot is all highly valued.


Overall responsibility for the planning, implementation, development, supervision and evaluation of all aspects of network services and operations; responsible for supervising and inspiring a team of 11 library professionals and coordinating relationships and communications among 36 libraries.

Reports to an Executive Committee.

Salary Range – $94,102 – $125,307 commensurate with experience.  

Available:  Until filled.

How to apply: 

Cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Samuel Alvarez, MVLC Search Chair
Reuben Hoar Library​
41 Shattuck Street
Littleton, MA 01460
Phone: 978-540-2601

– Posted November 29, 2020

Library Director – Woodbury Community Library (Woodbury, VT)

The Woodbury Community Library is seeking a friendly, collaborative, book lover. If you like people of all ages, enjoy working with children in an informal educational setting, and like learning new things. you might be the right person for the library.

This job is a part time position for the primary librarian. The ideal candidate will:

  • enjoy reading and talking about books
  • have some computer skills and feel comfortable helping others with technology questions
  • be friendly and responsible with children who use the library after school
  • demonstrate creative energy to design events for all ages
  • work in partnership with the school to best utilize the shared space of the library building and grounds
  • communicate and listen well
  • feel a strong sense of community and interest in developing the library to enhance the town
  • have knowledge of library administration and work towards Public Library Certification if not already certified.

A bachelor’s degree is recommended, but no formal library training is necessary.  Training will be provided as well as support during the learning process. Compensation will depend on experience and skills. To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three reference contacts to woodburyvermontlibrary@gmail.com.

– Posted November 29, 2020

Part-Time Circulation/Outreach – Brandon Free Public Library (Brandon, VT)

Brandon Free Public Library, an independent, 501(C)(3) non-profit library is seeking an energetic, community oriented individual with the ability to interact both positively and creatively with patrons, staff, and in the completion of daily tasks, as well as comfort with established and emerging technology.

This is a part-time circulation/outreach position, approximately 15 hours per week, starting immediately. The rate of pay is $15.00 per hour. This is a permanent, part-time position.

The position requires Tuesday evenings and Saturday hours plus additional scheduling. The specific hours worked will be based on community needs and may change periodically as those needs change. The person in this position will provide in-person, direct-service work in the library and out in the community. This is not a remote position.


  • Circulation
  • Develop outreach activities
  • Serve as a community liaison
  • Develop and implement annual summer reading program
  • Library Staffing: assists patrons of all ages in every aspect of using the library, including
    computer and device troubleshooting.
  • Other duties will include shelving, programming preparation, other projects as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • User-centered public service philosophy
  • Computer experience, which must include ability to work effectively with modern integrated library automation systems (training will be provided), MS Office Suite products (including Word, Excel, and Outlook), and Google Apps
  • Ability to adapt to and use new technologies and software
  • Flexibility, creativity, attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal skills are a must
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team in a solutions-
    oriented environment

Please note, the above job description describes the general nature, tasks, responsibilities, and level of work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of every responsibility, duty, and skill required for the position.

This position requires bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 50lbs. (books, computers, etc.), standing and sitting for extended periods.

This position requires access to reliable transportation as needed for community outreach.

Screening of applications starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Molly Kennedy, Director
Brandon Free Public Library

Brandon Free Public Library is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

– Posted November 13, 2020