Youth Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications for a Young Adult Library Assistant. This position encourages young adults to become lifelong library users by promoting library services and collections. Primary responsibilities include developing and supervising young adult participation at the Library; planning and implementing programs appropriate to young adults, recruiting and supervising teen volunteers, and working at the Circulation Desk. This position works an average of 24 hours a week, including Wednesday and Friday evenings and every other Saturday.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline, plus two years of experience working with youth, preferably in a library environment, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

Job applications can be completed at the Village of Essex Junction Offices, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, or at Brownell Library. Candidates can also apply by sending an application to Travis Sabataso, HR Director, at [email protected] Resume review will begin May 17th, position open until filled. The starting salary range is $14.95/hour. EOE.

posted on May 16th, 2019

Collection Development Librarian, Assistant or Associate Library Professor – UVM (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Howe Library seeks an innovative, collaborative and highly motivated Collection Development Librarian to provide leadership in transforming collection services within the Libraries. A fundamental responsibility of the Collection Development Librarian is to assess curricular needs across the university and support effective teaching and research with appropriate information resources. This position reports to the Director of Collection Management Services and works closely with subject liaisons at Howe Library and librarians at Dana Medical Library and Silver Special Collections Library/University Archives.

The successful candidate will know the range of scholarly content available in electronic and print formats while also focusing on discovery and access beyond ownership: open access initiatives, institutional repositories and data mining initiatives. Knowledge of the scholarly communication landscape and standard criteria for measuring resource use and impact is essential. This position requires the ability to work with campus partners to demonstrate the value of the library’s collections to multiple constituencies in academic departments, professional schools and academic medical centers. The Collection Development Librarian will join the University Libraries during an exciting period of transition to a new collections model that focuses on interdisciplinary research and incorporates the expertise of subject librarians and faculty.

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Part-time Librarian – Haston Library (Franklin, VT)

The Haston Library, in Franklin, VT, is seeking an energetic and skilled librarian to oversee daily operation of the library.The position will be for up to 26 hours per week.The ideal applicant is dedicated to maintaining our library as a vital component of our community through managing and improving our collection and effectively using information technology, as well as developing, delivering and maintaining community outreach programs for all ages and coordinating those activities with other community groups. Library certification or willingness to work toward certification preferred. Effective communication skills and a good sense of humor are important.The Haston Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit cover letter and resume by May 24, 2019 to [email protected] or send to Franklin Town P.O. Box 83, Franklin, VT 05457.

posted on May 16th, 2019

Library Assistant II – Hartland Public Library (Hartland, VT)

The Hartland Public Library seeks a creative and collaborative person to perform circulation duties, as well as library promotion and publicity. Some responsibilities include: designing flyers and promotional material for programs and events; posting to social media accounts; creating book displays; and assisting patrons at the circulation desk. This position is for 8 hours a week, including one Saturday each month and one evening each week. For a complete job description visit

To apply, send cover letter and resumé to [email protected] Deadline to apply is May 15th, 2019.

posted on May 16th, 2019

Substitute Circulation Desk Librarians – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks substitute circulation desk librarians to provide direct patron service in our busy public library. The ideal candidate has some experience working in a library, is available to help cover day, evening, and/or Saturday shifts, and is interested in working in both the Adult and Children’s departments. The hourly wage will be determined based on education, library experience and credentials.

Please complete the attached application and e-mail with a cover letter, resume and 3 references to [email protected] . These positions are open until filled.

posted on May 16th, 2019

Technical Services Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

Located in the scenic capital of Vermont, the Kellogg-Hubbard Library seeks a Technical Services Librarian to join a service-oriented team supporting and attracting lifelong learners to our vibrant, well-supported and well-used library. The knowledge of current and emerging cataloging best practices and experience with Integrated Library Systems required. The ideal candidate will bring initiative and creative ideas and passion for the role of public libraries in their communities as well as a commitment to professional development. A MLS/MLIS or Vermont Department of Libraries Certification preferred. This full-time position works 35 hours per week (including some evening & Saturday work), pays $18.60 per hour, includes a good benefit package, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Visit for more details.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and 3 references to [email protected]

The position is open until filled.

posted on May 16th, 2019

Half-Time Library Professional, Roger Clark Memorial Library (Pittsfield, VT)

The Roger Clark Memorial Library is seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic, self-motivated half-time Library Professional to become the new face of RCML. This library spokesperson, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, will be responsible for the administration, supervision and coordination a new library schedule, current and new materials, and services and program development for community members of all ages, while carrying out the policies adopted by the Library Board of Trustees.

This is a brand new paid position for our “volunteer run since 1901” library. It is a great opportunity for someone looking for a change of pace. Starting at $15 per hour with a negotiable 20-hr per week schedule, incorporating one evening and Saturdays. (See full job description below)

Minimum Qualifications-Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree or a willingness to work toward an equivalent degree or VT library certification

Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Willingness to learn

Comfortable working with computers, online, and network applications

Ability to plan, organize, and perform work assignments with initiative and judgment, independently or with minimal supervision

Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships with Board and the public

Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Developing procedures for the smooth running of the library and circulation desk

Creating, overseeing, promoting and publicizing the scheduling, as well as the use of the library services and resources

Providing community outreach for volunteer recruitment

Developing and executing programs that appeal to a variety of ages and interest

Maintaining and updating the collection with current materials in various formats

Keeping areas and collections neat, clean and organized

Participating in monthly trustees meeting

Providing regular, written reports of library activity for the board of trustees, the town, and the state, including: Collecting, reporting, and analyzing library statistics

Following policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, makes suggestions for changes as needed, and proposing ideas for the future

Maintaining interlibrary loan

Spending and monitoring budgeted funds in a responsible manner

Working closely with the library treasurer to develop an annual budget for adoption by the Board of Trustees, receive and pass on cash donations, fees, and other funds and review bills for approval or payment

Attending workshops, continuing education programs, library conferences and other professional training opportunities

Performing other related duties as assigned

Interested candidates please email resume, with references and cover letter to the Board of Trustees at [email protected] Applications will be accepted no later than June 7, 2019.

posted May 16th, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Brown Public Library (Northfield, VT)

The Brown Public Library, located in Northfield, VT, seeks an energetic, collaborative Youth Services Librarian for a 25-30 hour a week position. The Youth Services Librarian provides programming for children, teens and young adults, including weekly story hours, Summer Reading Program, Reading is Fundamental program, and outreach. The youth librarian is also responsible for management of the children’s book collection, assists at the circulation desk and performs other duties as needed.

Requirements: college education; experience working with the public, especially children, teens and young adults; willingness to work towards a VT Library Certificate; computer literacy. Previous library experience preferred. Starting salary range: $16-$18 an hour. To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email protected] Application deadline is May 15, 2019.

posted on April 29th, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston, VT)

Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston, VT is seeking a dynamic Youth Services Librarian (full-time) to serve a population of approximately 10,000. The busy youth services area is well loved by preschoolers and their parents and is always buzzing with activity after school. Our youth services librarians have a history of cooperation with the larger day cares and two elementary schools in town, area home-school families and the local union high school. Ideal candidates will demonstrate collaborative leadership, community connections, innovation in their field and be able to communicate their love of learning with patrons of all ages.

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Library Assistant II – Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks a creative, dedicated staff member to join Freel Library’s circulation services team and oversee day-to-day activities in the new Learning Commons (set to open this fall). The Library Assistant II, Library Commons Supervisor, coordinates and promotes activities in the library’s Learning Commons, hires and supervises library and learning commons student employees, acts as a liaison to IT and other LC service partners, and gathers data to inform assessment of the learning commons. As part of the library circulation services team, this position also provides direct services to patrons and helps to maintain general oversight of the library facility. This position is part of the AFSCME bargaining unit. For a fuller description of the position and to apply, please visit Deadline for applications is May 5, 2019.

posted on April 15th, 2019