Assistant Librarian – Greensboro Free Library (Greensboro, VT)

The Greensboro Free Library (GFL) seeks a part-time Assistant Librarian for our public library.  The Assistant Librarian will work in collaboration with the Library Director and Youth Services Librarian to provide excellent customer service and a welcoming community space.  Duties will include assisting patrons of all ages, managing volunteers, providing interlibrary loan services, processing and cataloging new materials, and maintaining displays and the collection.

We seek a friendly person who will advocate for the library and learning at all times, and can work independently, multi-task, and learn new skills as library services evolve.  A bachelor’s degree, strong computer skills, and evidence of interest in libraries are preferred.  The position is part-time, approximately 16 hours per week over three weekdays, with more hours/days during July and August.

Please drop off a letter of interest, resume, and references at the library or e-mail files to greensborolibrary@gmail.com for Library Director Paula Davidson, by Thursday, March 5.

– Posted February 19, 2020

Library Director – Falmouth Memorial Library (Falmouth, ME)

Falmouth Memorial Library Board of Trustees seeks an experienced Library Director who will lead the newly expanded and renovated Library into the future. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader to provide strategic direction, market and advocate for the Library, and build partnerships. If you are an outgoing individual who is action-oriented and ready to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

Critical skills include:

LEADERSHIP – An experienced leader with the ability to guide and direct the growth and development of the Library.
COMMUNICATION – A skillful communicator who can interact with the community, Library staff, and Board of Trustees to develop and implement strategic goals.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – An executive with financial literacy skills to develop and administer the Library budget to meet short and long-term goals.

The Library Director will demonstrate a commitment to the future of the Library in the following areas:

Leadership Skills

  • Exhibits strong leadership skills as a self-starter and a team player.
  • Makes information-driven decisions.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with Library staff, the Board, and Town officials.
  • Engages Library staff to create a productive and collaborative team environment.

Library Management & Librarianship

  • Ensures a balanced program of Library services that benefit the community and encourage Library use and support.
  • Directs the development and maintenance of the Library collection of books, periodicals, films, and other Library materials.
  • Possesses knowledge of the public library philosophy, principles, and procedures.
  • Develops and presents the annual budget to the Board and the Town.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of Library services and directs improvements as necessary.
  • Possesses knowledge of library circulation systems and emerging technologies.

Financial Management

  • Strategically develops a budget based on long-term needs and resources.
  • Successfully manages the Library budget and utilizes resources efficiently.
  • Pursues grant funding, gifts, and other new sources of funding.

Personnel Management

  • Has a clear vision for the future and effectively communicates to staff and aligns resources to meet the strategic plan.
  • Oversees the hiring, supervision, training, and development of Library staff and volunteers.
  • Annually evaluates the job performance of personnel.

Facilities Management

  • Directs and oversees the care and maintenance of the Library building and grounds.
  • Regularly reviews building needs and advises the Board in planning for future maintenance.

Communication Skills

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to foster and maintain positive public relations.
  • Creates and delivers effective presentations to staff, the Board, patrons, Town Council, and community organizations.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience
  • Proven library leadership and management experience

Salary range: $70,000-$80,000

Located on scenic Casco Bay, Falmouth, Maine is a coastal community with approximately 11,000 residents. Falmouth Memorial Library originally opened in 1952 to honor its veterans. The Library currently serves a vibrant community and is completing an expansion and renovation project. The renovated Library will have approximately 17,000 sq. feet and plans to re-open in the spring of 2020.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references by March 13, 2020 to FalmouthLibraryBoard@gmail.com.

No Recruiters or Phone Calls Please.

Falmouth Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

– Posted February 19, 2020

Library Assistant/Paraeducator – Burlington High School (Burlington, VT)

The Burlington High School Library seeks a creative, self motivated individual to assist students and staff in an active 21st century library.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Circulation tasks, cataloging, shelving, inter library loans

  • Collection maintenance

  • Creating displays, and interactive programming

  • Helping students with research, finding books.

  • Assisting students and staff with technology needs.

  • Some ordering.

  • Being the substitute when the librarian is absent.

  • Student supervision and behavior management.

  • Physical responsibilities include lifting, carrying, and the ability to assess a situation and respond quickly.

QUALIFICATIONS include but not limited to:

  • High school diploma plus at least 2 years of additional education

  • Minimum of two years experience in education or related field

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students, parents and school staff.

  • Previous library experience preferred.

SALARY:

As per the Master Agreement between the Burlington Board of School Commissioners and the Paraeducators of the Burlington School District.

 

Health and life insurance benefits are available for this position after a period of 45 working days.  Dental benefits available after 1 full working year.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Noel Green, Principal

802-864-8444 x5

ngreen@bsdvt.org

– Posted February 15, 2020

Library Clerk – Springfield Town Library (Springfield, VT)

The Town of Springfield, VT is seeking a Library Clerk for the Springfield Town Library. Serves as Public Service Desk Attendant with responsibility for a variety of clerical tasks requiring accuracy, attention to detail and knowledge of library operations. When not on duty at the Public Service Desk, Library Clerks perform assigned tasks in Circulation, Technical Services, Adult and Children’s departments.
Library Clerks work 25 – 28.25 hours, 5-6 days each week. Candidate must be able to work any of the library’s open hours. Schedule will be mostly in the afternoon and/or evenings with some morning hours required, depending on staff schedule needs. Pay Grade 13, minimum starting pay $14.84 per hour. Apply at the Human Resources Office, 96 Main Street, (802) 885-2104. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. E.O.E. Application for employment is also available online.
– Posted February 15, 2020

Circulation Assistant – South Burlington Public Library (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Public Library is seeking a friendly, meticulous team member to assist customers, handle overdues and help us transition to a new location. This Circulation Assistant will work 19 hours per week including some Saturdays, some weeknight and some daytime hours. Must be reliable and consistent, with ability to track details over time…and play well with others! Bookstore or public library experience preferred. Open until filled. Details and application are posted at SouthBurlingtonVT.gov – Human Resources – Employment Opportunities. Please include a resume with your application.
– Posted February 6, 2020

Library Support Generalist – University of Vermont Libraries, Dana Medical Library (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont is seeking a Library Support Generalist. The position will oversee public service library operations during evening and weekend hours for the Dana Medical Library, which serves the information needs for the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the UVM Medical Center. Responsible for building security and enforcing policy. Facilitate the use of the Library’s computer resources, including the online catalog, webpages, instructional support, and other computing resources; provide reference services and library instruction as needed. Administer stack maintenance for the library.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number S2406PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than February 14, 2020.

– Posted 2/4/20

Library Director – Bixby Memorial Free Library (Vergennes, VT)

Bixby Library Seeks Applicants for Director’s Position
Located in the beautiful little city of Vergennes, Vermont, the Bixby Library is an incorporated non-profit that serves a five-town community of 8,000 residents. Built in 1911, the library is notable as one of the top ten historical buildings in the state of Vermont.  The Bixby’s annual budget is $264,638 with a staff of 3.8 FTE and a team of committed volunteers. The Bixby is on an ambitious course to generate excitement, fulfill community needs and increase support from its residents.
The Job & Qualifications
Our new director will recognize the tremendous opportunity to lead the staff in building partnerships, marketing the library, advocating for the Bixby and ensuring that library operations are responsive to community needs. We are looking for an outgoing individual who is action-oriented and ready to make a difference.
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. Management and supervisory experience required. 3-5 years experience working in a library or non-profit organization preferred. Successful grant-writing experience required.  The job description is available here.
Starting salary: $45,000 – $55,000, commensurate with qualifications and skills. Health insurance; pension program; paid holidays and sick time.
Send a letter of interest, indicating how your qualifications match our requirements, and a resume to searchcommittee@bixbylibrary.org by  March 1, 2020 for first consideration.
For more info and full job description visit http://bixbylibrary.org/bixby-seeks-applicants-for-directors-position/
– Posted 2/4/20

Youth Services Assistant — Norwich Public Library (Norwich, VT)

The Norwich Public Library seeks an energetic and dedicated individual who is interested in joining our team. We are a busy library and are looking for a passionate Youth Services Assistant to become a part of our community! This position will focus on providing services and programming in the Children’s Room, but will also work within other library areas as needed.

Our ideal candidate will assist in creating and providing engaging programs for all ages (infant to teens), such as Story Times, summer reading, and family crafts – as well as brainstorming new and exciting ideas for the future. They will be creative, flexible, have a passion for children’s literature; be tech savvy, friendly and approachable to all ages.

Other job responsibilities include: community outreach, maintaining statistics, general upkeep of displays and playspace, and supporting the overall mission of the library.

This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position, reporting to the Children’s Librarian. College degree and three years of working with children are essential. Library experience, familiarity with automated circulation systems, Microsoft office products and Google Drive are a plus!

Qualifications:

  • Creative, enthusiastic, customer service-oriented person with the ability to work as a team member.
  • Knowledge of youth literature, both classics and current trends.
  • Capacity to nurture and respect children in order to develop lifelong readers.
  • The ideal candidate must possess the ability to develop and deliver excellent customer service in a fun, warm, and welcoming environment for youth of all ages.
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, the ability to lift up to 25 pounds, and a sense of humor are important.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 12:00-5:30 with flexibility to shift some hours to weekends or evenings as needed for programming.

Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience. This position does provide vacation and sick leave benefits.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references with contact information to: npljobsearch@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

– Updated January 27, 2020

Student Success Librarian – Becker College (Worcester, MA)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a student-focused, forward-thinking candidate for the position of Student Success Librarian.  Under the supervision of the Director of Library Operations, the Student Success Librarian will work with students, faculty and library staff to provide and maintain library support services at two college campuses.   The ideal candidate 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.  We are seeking a service-oriented candidate who is committed to empowering students of diverse experiences with engaging information literacy learning experiences.   This position will work collaboratively with all other departments within the Learning Commons, i.e. Teaching, Learning & Technology, Collaborative Learning Center, Information Technology, the Becker community and outside vendors to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.

The Student Success Librarian provides leadership for faculty, staff and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the Learning Commons mission and core values of the college.

Apply online at: www.becker.edu/about/work-at-becker/
– Posted January 27, 2020

Library Director — Grand Isle Free Library (Grand Isle, VT)

The Grand Isle Free Library (Vermont) has an opening for Library Director.  The Director is responsible for all facets of running the library including but not limited to day-to-day operations, maintaining a welcoming environment, programming, interlibrary loans, input on the annual budget, carrying out policies and working with the Board of Trustees.
The position is part-time – 26 hours per week, 20 of which are open Library time. Salary commensurate with experience/qualifications; benefits provided. Applicants should have a working knowledge of basic public library concepts and resources and possess a Library Science Degree/Vermont Certificate of Librarianship or be in active pursuit of either.  Those interested in the position may provide a cover letter and resume by February 14, 2020 to Karen Allen, 1 Hoag Lane, Grand Isle, VT 05458 or by e-mail to karen@hvt.org.
– Updated January 27, 2020