Executive Director – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library seeks a skilled Executive Director to provide strong nonprofit leadership to this dynamic and busy public library. The Kellogg-Hubbard is an incorporated library that serves the City of Montpelier and five neighboring towns.

Known for its outstanding public service and innovative programming, the library has a collection of 94,774 physical and digital items, an annual circulation of 282,000 (the second highest in Vermont), and brings in over 200,000 visitors each year. The library has a dedicated staff of eight full-time and eight part-time personnel, as well as dozens of volunteers.

The Executive Director is responsible for the library’s consistent achievement of its strategic and financial objectives and enthusiastically serves as the primary spokesperson of the library. Candidates must have a public service background, strong fundraising skills and knowledge of the workings of local government. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees.

Salary range is $60,000 – $70,000 with a competitive benefits package.

Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2019, although interviews may begin earlier. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to: [email protected]

For the complete job description, click here.

posted on February 20th, 2019

Youth Program Coordinator – Carpenter-Carse Library (Hinesburg, VT)

Under the supervision of the Director, the Youth Programming Coordinator is responsible for planning, advertising, and implementing programming for children and young adults at the Carpenter-Carse Library.

This position starts at 15 hours per week with the possibility of moving up to 20 hours per week of employment for the right candidate. This position begins mid-May 2019. Some evening and weekend work is required.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]
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Library Clerk III – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Brooks Memorial Library seeks full-time Library Clerk III in the Adult Circulation Department. Duties
involve managing and overseeing all aspects of library circulation, scheduling, training and supervising
clerical staff and volunteers. Assists with reference and reader’s advisory services for patrons.
Participates in the supervisor cohort with librarians and Library Director. Must possess excellent
communication and public service skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with coworkers and volunteers and articulate direction in a clear and collegial manner, and to exercise
sound judgement independently in decision making and problem solving. Fundamental knowledge of
library systems, policies and procedures required.
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Library/Media Specialist – Alburgh Community Ed Center (Alburgh, VT)

The goal of Alburgh School library is to enhance student achievement and foster the appreciation of literature by ensuring that students and teachers are effective users of ideas and information. This goal is accomplished by:
• providing intellectual and physical access to materials in a variety of formats.
• providing instruction to foster literacy competence and stimulate interest in accessing, evaluating, and applying information and ideas.
• promoting literacy throughout the day.
• collaborating with other educators to design learning so that students’ literacy needs are met.
• serving as an independent and supervised learning center.
When the school library is reaching its goal, students will visit the library frequently to access the full range of available information resources including print and non-print materials, electronic databases, and information systems. The library media specialist will know students by name and communicate with them about their personal and school-related interests. Students who come to a fully functioning library will exhibit on task behavior associated with the appropriate use of materials. A large number of students will come to the library asking for a “really good” book, and will congregate in the library because it is a safe and inviting place.

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Vermont Technical College, Hartness Library – Circulation Coordinator (Randolph, VT)

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.

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Capital Campaign Coordinator – South Burlington Library Foundation (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Library Foundation is looking for an experienced Capital Campaign Coordinator (part-time, contract labor.) This position will support all officers and committees of the South Burlington Library Foundation (SBLF) in the development and implementation of a SBLF Capital Campaign. For a detailed job description, please go to http://bit.ly/SBLFCCC. Interested candidates should send a current resume and cover letter to [email protected] by March 1, 2019. The cover letter should address comparable work experience, past successes, and a statement to convey an understanding of the value of libraries.

Youth Services Assistant – Haskell Free Library (Derby Line, VT)

The Haskell Free Library & Opera House is seeking a part-time Youth Services Assistant (20 hours per week). Under the supervision of the Librarian, the Youth Services Assistant is responsible for planning and implementing programming for children and young adults at the Haskell Free Library. They are also responsible for maintaining the youth collection.

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Substitute Librarian – Milton Elementary School (Milton, VT)

Elementary/Middle School Short-term Librarian Substitute – Seeking a Short-term Librarian Substitute for our elementary and middle school grade level students. Preferred candidate will have knowledge of library, media and research instructional practices, integration of technology. Anticipated dates are from February 14, 2019 through April 2019. Rate of pay is $100 per day.

Qualifications for position listed above:

The Vermont Educational Quality Standards require the services of a certified library media specialist.

Recommended Requirements:
• Current Vermont Educator License with Library Media Specialist endorsement (5440-61) preferred.
• If applying from out of state, must be eligible for Vermont Teacher’s Licensure.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic interdisciplinary team environment.

For more information and to apply, see the full posting here.

posted on January 28th, 2019