Library Circulation Clerk – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

The Morristown Centennial Library in Morrisville, Vermont is looking for our next valued colleague in the role of Circulation Clerk.  This position includes all aspects of patron service at the circulation desks in Adult and Youth Services; assisting Adult Services staff and Youth Services Librarian with daily tasks and projects as needed; aiding in the processing and reshelving of materials; partnering with co-workers in maintaining neat, safe and organized physical space in both departments and on library grounds, and other functions as needed.  We are looking for a personable, capable and efficient co-worker who can multi-task, remain calm in an often-busy public library environment, maintain patron privacy and work well with patrons and other staff.

Hours are Tuesdays 9:30-5:00; Wednesdays 11:00-5:00; Thursdays 9:30-5:00; Fridays 11:00-5:00 and at least one Saturday per month, 8:30-2, with a range of 27-32 hours per week.  Rate of pay is $13.00 per hour.  Please send letter of interest and resume with three professional references to [email protected].  Please, no telephone calls.  Resumes accepted until October 30th.

Library Consultant, Services To Children and Teens – Vermont Department of Libraries (Montpelier, VT)

The Vermont Department of Libraries is hiring a professional to work in consulting, administration, professional development, and program implementation for the Department of Libraries to provide statewide leadership for the advancement of library services and programs for children, teens, and families, literacy and lifelong learning, and access to high-quality literature and library resources for youth. Duties include: on-site and virtual library consulting to public libraries throughout Vermont; instruction and training to empower local library staff to provide lifelong learning programs in their communities, and developing relationships with partner organizations and state agencies which influence public policy related to children and families, literacy, and lifelong learning. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement and as part of a team of library consultants.

For more information and to apply online, visit: https://libraries.vermont.gov/employment.  The application period will close on October 27, 2019.

– Updated October 16, 2019

Collection Development Librarian – Manchester Community Library (Manchester Center, VT)

The Manchester Community Library (MCL) is seeking a curious, creative, and mission-driven individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. The right person will embrace our diverse community and will possess the organizational, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills along with the knowledge necessary for maintaining the integrity of the Library’s collection through researching, selecting, ordering, processing, cataloguing, and monitoring the availability, relevance, repair, and care of materials.

This position is for 35 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience.

To learn more and apply for this position, visit: http://mclvt.org/pes-hiring/

– Posted October 2, 2019

Assistant Librarian – Enfield Public Library (Enfield, NH)

The Enfield Public Library seeks a creative and motivated individual to fill the position of Assistant Librarian. This person has a lot of freedom to make this role their own and the position offers great potential for experimentation and creativity. While focused on managing all aspects of children’s services and interlibrary loan, this is an Assistant Director level role with responsibilities in almost all areas of library service.

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist the Town Librarian in the organization, management, and administration of the library. Stands in for the Town Librarian in their absence
  • Have strong knowledge of youth literature and significant experience planning and implementing age appropriate programming for children
  • Have thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, current issues and trends
  • Set a positive tone within the library and help enhance community ties
  • Be proactive in leading the library toward pioneering new projects

Essential Attributes and Skills:

  • Comfortable working independently in a busy environment
  • Excellent patron service a must with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively with people of all age levels, abilities, needs, and backgrounds
  • Proficiency with technology, digital and social media, and the ability to do instructional assistance on devices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and supervisory experience skills

Requirements

An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science and 5+ years progressively responsible public library service, including supervisory and administrative ability OR the equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The Town of Enfield is located in the Upper Valley region and the library serves a population of 4,580. The position includes some evening hours and is full time with benefits including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick, and personal days. Starting salary is $22.50 an hour. Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Melissa Hutson: [email protected]. Application deadline is October 31, 2019. No phone calls please.

– Posted September 28, 2019

Library Media Technician – South Burlington School District (South Burlington, VT)

South Burlington School District is looking for a full-time Library Media Technician.

Job Summary: Works under the general direction of the Library Media Information Specialist. Assists users in accessing library materials such as: books, audio/video materials, databases, and equipment. Compiles records, sorts and shelves books and reading materials; check materials in/out, repairs damaged materials, and answers questions. Assists with simple technology issues in the classrooms.

For full details and to apply online visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3179770

– Posted September 27, 2019

Customer Service Bibliographer – EBSCO (Hopkinton, NH)

The mission of the GOBI Customer Service Bibliographer (CSB) is to provide outstanding customer service to a portfolio of academic library customers, partner with the GOBI Sales team, take ownership of customer issues and develop strong relationships with both internal and external customers that support future sales and development. We are looking for a service-oriented individual with experience working in a fast-paced, customer facing environment, able to adapt to and support complex and developing service requirements. Ideally, candidates will have experience in a professional service role that required use of multiple online systems, detailed research and problem solving, excellent communication skills, and effective time management.

For further details and application information, visit https://careers.ebscoind.com/

– Posted September 26, 2019

Collection Development Librarian – Manchester Community Library (Manchester Center, VT)

The Manchester Community Library (MCL) is seeking a curious, creative, and mission-driven individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. The right person will embrace our diverse community and will possess the organizational, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills along with the knowledge necessary for maintaining the integrity of the Library’s collection through researching, selecting, ordering, processing, cataloguing, and monitoring the availability, relevance, repair, and care of materials.

For details and application information, visit http://mclvt.org/pes-hiring/

– Posted September 26, 2019

Weekend Circulation Supervisor [part-time] – Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, VT)

Weekend Circulation Supervisor [part-time] – Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, VT)

Saint Michael’s College seeks applicants for Library Weekend Circulation Supervisor Part-time. This year round position provides weekend supervision of library student assistants and the facility. The individual selected will support use of library services by students, faculty, and staff, including circulation and research. This individual will consult with other staff to develop flexible work schedules to cover weekend hours of service. The typical schedule for this position is 12 hours every other weekend, with extended hours during final exams and reduced hours during the summer. Limited Monday-Friday hours may also be available.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of experience and education
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and experience with online information systems
  • Library, bookstore, supervisory, and/or teaching experience
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills, a public service orientation, and ability to work both independently and in a collegial, team-oriented environment

For more information or to apply, click here

– Posted September 20, 2019

Assistant Library Director – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to work closely with the Library Director and a service-oriented staff in our vibrant downtown area!  The person in this role will assist the Library Director with a variety of duties, such as long-range planning, goal setting, and policy development, as well as recruitment, selection, hiring, training and evaluation of employees and volunteers.  While focused on technical services, adult services, and daily operations, this position also helps to develop programs, services, technologies and initiatives to meet current and emerging needs.

Salary range: $61,906 – $77,146 annualized. The City offers employees a comprehensive benefits program, including health, dental, life insurances, and retirement plans, as well as opportunities for growth and development.

Requirements: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution, plus five years related experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on manager, willing and able to work side by side with staff when necessary, and have experience in all aspects of library operations: budgeting, financial and library reporting, hiring practices, staff management and development, and effective team building.  He/she will be proficient with library software and circulation services; have a thorough knowledge of and experience using social media and emerging technologies in library and information services; and have a thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, issues and trends. He/she will also have experience working with Boards and City government, be committed to providing exceptional public service, and have demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with staff, volunteers, and city officials. Experience working in an environment of diverse needs is essential.   Please see job description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

About the Keene Public Library:  There have been many exciting changes at the Keene Public Library, including recent renovations of the historic annex portion and the addition of a 20,000 SF two-story building connecting the annex to the main Library building. The Library is now over 70,000 SF, making it the largest library in New Hampshire!  With the expansion, patrons and community members now have a Maker space, several new technologically-advanced meeting areas and performance spaces, as well as updated core systems in both buildings, which use green technologies and efficiencies where possible. The Library is Keene’s center of learning, creativity, collaboration, and community, with programs and learning opportunities for all ages, as well as initiatives like the new STEM learning program, which provides play-based learning activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for children age 2 to 6 and their families.

For a full job description, application, qualifications, and instructions for applying, go to https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.  Candidates who submit their application by September 22nd will be given preference.

– Posted September 19, 2019

Circulation Coordinator – Hartness Library (Randolph, VT)

Job Description:

Coordinate and carry out circulation of library materials to the Vermont Tech and Community College of Vermont communities.

  • Coordinate operations and workflow at the circulation desk including scheduling coverage for opening hours.
  • Regularly staff the circulation desk, administering course reserves, circulating items, and responding to patron queries in-person, over the phone and online.
  • Organize the hiring, training, supervision and scheduling of part-time student assistants in circulation services and stack maintenance.
  • Coordinate the maintenance and updating of the patron database and circulation policies.
  • Coordinate with staff at CCV academic centers, VTC remote sites and other Vermont State College Libraries to ensure efficient circulation and return of shared VSC materials.
  • Oversee overdue notices and billing for lost items and work with patrons to ensure return of materials.
  • Coordinate stacks maintenance including print periodicals, and shifting of collections to accommodate acquisitions and de-selection.
  • Oversee the Library space and communicate with the appropriate office for resolution of equipment and facilities issues. Communicate issues to staff.
  • Report and track library statistics related to circulation, usage of the services and space.
  • Assist with inter-library loans and other library functions as needed.


Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree plus two to four years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Excellent overall understanding of college library organization and systems, with a broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to the position.
  • Interest and ability to learn new technology. Relevant training or experience in use of computerized library information systems preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills and ability to deal effectively with library patrons necessary.
  • Strong reading, writing, math, and analytical/problem solving skills required.
  • Good basic administrative, organizational and supervisory skills needed.
  • Valid Vermont driver’s license required.

More details:

– Posted September 19, 2019