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 [email protected].

– Updated January 27, 2020

Youth Services Librarian – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library in Swanton, VT seeks a highly motivated, energetic and creative Youth Services Librarian who is interested in joining our team. We are an active library known for our programming and are looking for a passionate Youth Services Librarian to become a part of our community!

Our ideal candidate will be able to create and manage engaging programs for all ages (infant to teens), such as Story Times, summer reading, and family crafts – as well as developing new and exciting programs for the future. They will be technologically savvy, creative, friendly, have a passion for children’s literature, and be approachable by patrons of all ages.

Other job responsibilities include: community outreach, publicity for youth service activities, collection development, and supporting the overall mission of the library.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, pay commensurate with experience. This job may be split between two part-time candidates, experience permitting. Must be available on Saturdays and the occasional Sunday. Candidates with a Masters of Library Science are preferred, but not required.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to Caleb Rupp, Library Director at [email protected]. Position will be open until filled.

– Updated 22, 2020

Assistant Librarian – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications for an Assistant Librarian. The primary duty of this position is to oversee/carry out the operations of Brownell Library’s interlibrary loan and reserve systems. This position also assists with daily circulation desk operations, performs library acquisition functions, performs various general library bookkeeping tasks, building management, and assists patrons throughout the library. This position works forty or more hours per week, including a weekly evening and a monthly Saturday rotation.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline, plus at least one year of relevant library experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Strong interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers is a must. Candidates must also possess a general knowledge of library structure and proficient computer skills.

This minimum starting salary for this full-time position is $16.61 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. Job applications as well as the full job description can be found online at essexjunction.org or they can be picked up in person at the Village of Essex Junction Offices, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, or at Brownell Library. This position has excellent health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, and paid leave. Resume review will begin on February 15, 2020. This position is open until filled. To apply, please e-mail or drop off the following to HR Director Travis Sabataso at [email protected] or at the Village of Essex Junction Offices.

  • Village application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • References

The Village of Essex Junction is an equal opportunity employer.

– Posted January 22, 2020

Collection Services Librarian – The Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

The Biomedical Libraries, part of the Dartmouth Library and the Geisel School of Medicine, seek an innovative, service-oriented, collaborative librarian with experience in collections management and resource sharing to be our Collection Services Librarian.

This new position combines management of the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries’ collections and supervision of its resource sharing services. This is an exciting time of change, with a newly implemented ILS, Alma/Primo, and an opportunity to work with a great team to create new workflows improving service to our users. Come join our team to be part of this inspiring evolution.

The Collection Services Librarian reports to the Director of Biomedical Libraries and is a member of its management team. Working in coordination with librarians and staff, they ensure the collections of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of all academic departments, centers, and institutes of the Geisel School of Medicine, constituencies of clinical academic partners at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the Department of Biological Sciences, and collaboratively support Dartmouth College’s professional schools, departments, and programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Biomedical Libraries’ collections budget, facilitating the selection of materials, gathering input from faculty, and collaborating with other Dartmouth Library staff to provide coordinated collections services.
  • Conducting environmental scans and assessing the collections needs, using data and other analysis, of the Dartmouth community in conjunction with the liaison librarians as needed; creates and implements plans to select and deselect materials regularly.
  • Supervising the Biomedical Libraries’ Interlibrary Loan services, including managing staff.
  • Establishing relationships with information services vendors.

For the complete position description and to apply online go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/53056. Review of applications will begin as received. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by February 7; applications will be accepted until position is filled.

– Posted January 22, 2020

Collection Development Librarian – University of Vermont Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont seeks a Collection Development Librarian to lead the university libraries in transforming the management of collection development. This position reports to the Director of Collection Management Services and works closely with librarians and subject liaisons across UVM’s three libraries: Howe Library, Dana Medical Library, and Silver Special Collections Library.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead major changes. Immediate priorities include reviewing and consolidating collection development budgets; building and chairing a team to oversee collection development across the UVM libraries; working with library colleagues, consultants, and a faculty advisory committee to develop a unified print management strategy; building consensus around major, upcoming decisions regarding big-deal packages; attending to the professional development of direct reports and creating plans for continuous learning; and cultivating within the collection development unit a genuine sense of belonging and an atmosphere of collegiality. The Collection Development Librarian supervises a team of Acquisitions and Collection Development staff.

The successful candidate will arrive with a wide and deep background in the theory and practice of building collections—physical and virtual, autonomous and consortial, established and experimental. Candidates will understand well the crisis afoot in academic publishing and the financial and ethical challenges this presents. We seek candidates well versed in and committed to open-access publishing initiatives and to new models for publishing and disseminating information in a manner consonant with the commitments of UVM, i.e., a land-grant institution committed to the general welfare and public good.

Candidates should be skilled at gathering and interpreting data to inform collection development policies and practices. They should be fluent in data-mining initiatives and the world of institutional and disciplinary repositories. Broad knowledge of the scholarly communication landscape—including current and potential changes to that landscape—is key.

We seek both a leader and a manager—somebody who can help craft a vision for collection development and work collaboratively with colleagues to implement that vision. Those who have supervised the candidate, worked with the candidate, or reported to the candidate should speak highly of the candidate’s emotional intelligence, organizational skills, and ability to inspire trust and enthusiasm. Candidates should also bring a record of working with campus partners.

Strong interpersonal skills and an energetic commitment to teamwork are essential.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number F1543PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae 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 January 31, 2020.

– Posted January 22, 2020

Library Director – Hartness Library (Vermont Tech, Randolph Center, VT)

Job Description:

To direct, manage and coordinate all functions related to the college library, including the VSCS shared catalog and the library’s online resources and services. This position is shared by Vermont Tech and the Community College of Vermont (CCV) and the Library Director serves the library needs of both college communities, and also represents the library within the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS).

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the various functions and services of the library, including: the VSCS library shared catalog, reference and public services, interlibrary loan, VSCS intralibrary loan, technical services including acquisitions, cataloging and processing of materials.
  • Serve on VSCS Library Council.
  • Coordinate strategic planning for the library, formulating long-range and short-term objectives for the library.
  • Prepare and administer the library budget.
  • Prepare various kinds of statistical reports for evaluation of library resources and services.
  • Exercise full supervisory authority over the Vermont Technical College library staff and collaborate with the Assistant Hartness Library Director who is directly responsible for the supervision and staff development of the CCV librarians.
  • Plan and coordinate Vermont Tech staff development. Confer regularly with staff to plan, coordinate and review activities, resolve problems, assist with difficult or unusual tasks.
  • Coordinate collection development and maintenance.
  • Oversee library public relations and outreach.
  • Plan for library facilities and space management.

Requirements:

Masters degree in library science plus two to four years of relevant professional experience, including library planning and management, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Excellent organizational, administrative, supervisory, communication, technical and interpersonal skills, and commitment to service and teamwork.
  • Experience coordinating and managing Library resources and services in an online environment.
  • Ability to travel throughout state to attend workshops, meetings, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Additional Information:

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or by date specified. However, applications received after the initial screening will be considered at the discretion of the College.

Vermont Tech strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. Vermont Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the Vermont State Colleges system. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.

NOTE: This job is subject to a fingerprint-supported criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.

VSCUP- SUP bargaining unit      Grade: 15       FLSA: Exempt       Full-time


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– Update January 15, 2020

Part-time Reference Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library in Hanover, New Hampshire is recruiting for a part-time Reference Assistant to assist and provide information services to library patrons at the reference desk. This is a 10 hour per week non-benefited position. Some weekend and evening work required. For details, please see the attached job flyer or visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted via the Town’s online recruiting system (Neogov) by no later than Friday, January 24th. For instructions on how to apply, please click here https://www.hanovernh.org/human-resources/pages/how-apply. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted January 11, 2020

Senior Cataloger – EBSCO Industries Inc. (Contoocook, NH)

Position Summary

Performs subject analysis and classification on a broad range and depth of materials. Materials analyzed include print, visual, audio and digital resources. Classification and subject headings assigned by the Cataloging Bibliographer are used to support approval plan profiling and order fulfillment. Creates metadata records at full level RDA standard to support the provision of products supplied by Library Technical Services to accompany purchased content.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assigns Library of Congress Subject Headings and appropriate sub-headings following SCM and LCSH rules.
  • Assigns Library of Congress Classification and cutter numbers following LCC and CSM instructions.
  • Assigns Dewey Decimal Classification using the full current edition.
  • Assigns Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and appropriate sub-heading strings.
  • Assigns National Library of Medicine classification.
  • Assigns Canadian literature, history and KF modified classification as appropriate.
  • Assigns library-specific cuttering and shelflisting as required.
  • Creates full-level cataloging in MARC (or other metadata format) following RDA and Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements.
  • Searches OCLC, LC catalog and authorities, and customer online catalogs as necessary.
  • Upgrades LC CIP records and other less-than-full-level records.

– Posted January 11, 2020

Library Director – Grafton Community Library (Grafton, NY)

Grafton Community Library, a small rural free association library located in eastern Rensselaer County, seeks an energetic, creative individual for the position of Library Director. This is a part-time position scheduled to work 24 hours per week, including some evenings and Saturdays. The position requires a candidate who is a team leader who can work together with an experienced staff, the library board, and local community groups. The position requires a candidate with excellent communication, interpersonal, and computer skills. Experience in library collection and program development, staff and volunteer supervision, and facility management is highly desirable. A degree in library science or a related field will be considered a plus, as will fundraising and grant writing skills. Starting salary is $20,000. A copy of the job description is available on the library’s website, graftoncommunitylibrary.org. Please send resumes to the Search Committee at [email protected] by January 20, 2020.

– Posted January 11, 2020