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 graftonnylib@gmail.com by January 20, 2020.
– Posted January 11, 2020

Youth Librarian – Deborah Rawson Memorial Library (Jericho VT)

Deadline extended!
The Deborah Rawson Memorial Library in Jericho, VT is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced leader to fill the position of Youth Librarian. Under the supervision and policy direction of the Library Director, the Youth Librarian is responsible for direct services to youth and their caregivers.
Duties/Description:
Responsibilities cover the full range of youth services, including: selecting all juvenile materials; circulation and cataloging of materials; developing and carrying out youth
programming from infants through teen, including providing reference service; preparing publicity, announcements, and displays; and conducting library orientation tours & programs.
Plans, publicizes and conducts pre-school story times, annual summer reading program and other youth activities and programs.
Provides outreach services and partners with preschools, schools, day care centers, homeschoolers and community groups.
Qualifications:
MLS/MLIS or Vermont’s Certificate of Public Librarianship preferred. Two years of experience working in public or school libraries.
Experience with children’s services, including acquisitions and programming.
Knowledge of youth literature.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons, community organizations and local schools.
A positive attitude, flexibility, the ability to lift up to 25 pounds, and a sense of humor are important.
Hourly waged based upon experience.  Position does include benefits.
This position is 30 hour per week and includes some circulation desk duties.
The hours are Tuesday through Friday 9:30 to 5 with flexibility to shift some hours to weekends or evenings for programs.
CLOSING DATE: January 21, 2020
Submit cover letter, resume, & 3 references to:
Holly Hall, Library Director
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library
8 River RD.
Jericho, VT, 05465

Director – Windsor Public Library (Windsor, VT)

The Windsor Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced, collaborative, innovative, dedicated leader to serve as Library Director. The Windsor Public Library sits in the heart of Windsor – the birthplace of Vermont – on a bend in the Connecticut River in south-central Vermont. The Library encourages all community members to pursue knowledge, enrichment, and enjoyment through shared reading materials, digital resources, programs, and events.
Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director monitors, coordinates, and supervises the operation of the library. The Library Director is responsible for library planning, implementing policies and procedures, budget, personnel, and representing the library within the community. The Library Director reports to a 9-member Board of Trustees and manages the library facility, a staff of 2 people, library volunteers, the library finances, and all aspects of operations. This position is 32 – 40 hours a week with benefits.
Ideal candidate qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, delegate and maintain effective workflow, and calmly and competently manage concurrent multiple priorities and tasks
  • Collaborative management style that encourages and empowers others to excel
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills required; ability to create, compose, and edit written materials required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective and motivational leadership for innovation, flexibility, adaptability, and confidence during change and transition
  • Ability to craft and implement the library budget, including payroll management; experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Knowledge of public library management: library technology; electronic resources and services
  • Strong computer and information technology skills with experience in a variety of word processing, database management, and related programs required; ability to evaluate and adjust quickly to changing technology required; proficiency with MS Office programs and email service; computer keyboard skills required
  • Two to three years professional library experience
  • MLS/MLIS or Vermont’s Certificate of Public Librarianship preferred

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please email a cover letter and résumé to windsorlibrarysearchcommittee[at]gmail[dot]com
*This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.*
– Posted December 13, 2019

Librarian – Lydia Taft Pratt Library (Dummerston, VT)

Lydia Taft Pratt Library, Dummerston, Vermont: is seeking a librarian. This is a part time position. The librarian is in charge of all library operations. Public library experience preferred.   To, apply please submit a resume and cover letter to the Board of Trustees at dummerstonlibvt@gmail.com, by December 2, 2019.
– Posted November 18, 2019

Library Director – Greensboro Free Library (Greensboro, VT)

The Greensboro Free Library (GFL) is seeking a part-time library director for our community public library.  The director will plan, manage, and direct the day-to-day operations, programs, and services of the community library under the administration of the Library Board of Trustees.  We are seeking a dynamic, creative, collaborative leader who will create a welcoming environment at the library, which serves as an important center of community activity.

Priority given to applicants who possess (or are working towards) a Certificate of Public Librarianship or a degree in Library Sciences, and have experience and an aptitude for computer skills.

Hours: part-time, variable – up to 32 hours per week for 9 weeks in July and August, and 22 hours per week for 43 weeks September through June, (totaling 1234 hours per year).

Compensation: dependent on qualifications and hours.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of three references with contact information by November 22 to: Greensboro Free Library, 53 Wilson Street, Greensboro, VT 05841,

Attn: Hal Gray, Chair, GFL Board of Trustees, and Mary Metcalf, Librarian, or by Internet to haroldgray39@gmail.com and greensborolibrary@gmail.com.

– Posted November 4, 2019

Librarian – Lydia Taft Pratt Library (Dummerston, VT)

Lydia Taft Pratt Library is seeking a librarian to be in charge of the day to day operation of the library. Pratt Library is the public library of Dummerston, a community of 1900 residents in Southeastern Vermont. The librarian is responsible for providing library services to all ages: maintaining the circulating collections, providing/arranging programs and outreach services and maintaining/upgrading library technology, as well as assisting the Board in developing the library’s long range plan.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, library experience and technology and organizational skills. The part time position is for 13 hours a week.
To apply, please submit a resume and the names of three references to the Board of Trustees, at the library, via mail  or email, by December 2, 2019.  Lydia Taft Pratt Library 150 West St.,  P.O. Box 70, West Dummerston, VT 05357.  dummerstonlibvt@gmail.com.
– Posted November 4, 2019

Learning Commons Librarian – Becker College (Worcester, MA)

The Becker College Learning Commons is currently seeking a forward-thinking self-starter to fill the opening for Learning Commons Librarian.  This position works with faculty, students and administration to provide and maintain library services at two college campuses.   The ideal applicant 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.  In addition, the Learning Commons Librarian will conduct and coordinate all instructions determined by Information Literacy initiatives and support library liaisons that integrate into student-learning assessments.   This position will work collaboratively with library staff and other departments within the Learning Commons (i.e., Teaching, Learning, and Technology, the Collaborative Learning Center and Information Technology) to ensure optimization of the Libraries’ resources.  The Learning Commons Librarian provides leadership for faculty and administration to ensure that instructional programs, resources and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with our Core values.
For full details and application information, visit: https://www.becker.edu/job/becker-college-18-learning-commons-librarian/
Posted October 16, 2019