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

Library Technology Coordinator – Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

The Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries welcome applicants for the position of Library Technology Coordinator.
Position Purpose

Responsible for managing the public and staff computing needs at Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries. Working in coordination with Biomedical librarians and staff, ensures the hardware, software, and web environments of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) and other programs, in support of research, scholarship, education, and patient care in the health and life sciences.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally and effectively assist library staff and users in sometimes high-pressure situations.
• Knowledge of and experience with operating systems, applications software, library and instructional technologies.
• Be open to change and lead the implementation of change.
• Knowledge and experience with web content management systems (e.g., Drupal).
• Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and to serving the technical support needs of a community with a wide-ranging technical skill set.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage time effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions.
• Ability to work independently and in team environments.
• Understanding of current trends in information technology.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications
• Proficiency with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma.
• Project management experience.
For complete details and to apply visit https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52982.
– Posted December 10, 2019

Information Access Assistant – Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Position Purpose Providing user-centered service pertaining to information services (circulation, technology support, course reserves, stacks maintenance, collection management and resource sharing) at the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries, the Information Access Assistant triages questions from library users, in person and remotely, and completes projects as assigned. Primarily assigned to one of the Biomedical Libraries locations, the IAA will work at either location as needed.
Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education
• Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated commitment to public service
• Excellent technology skills, including ability to troubleshoot software and hardware, use various programs, and learn new technologies quickly
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to competently interact with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students
• Ability to work discreetly with confidential information
• Ability to work independently and in team environments
• Ability to organize work effectively and to set and modify work priorities, often under pressure or with constant interruptions.
• Ability to travel between Dartmouth campus and DHMC
Preferred Qualifications • Course work or work experience in life or health sciences
• Experience with research and searching library databases
• Proficiency with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma

More information and application at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52645

– Posted November 19, 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 Aide III for Technology and Outreach- Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly individual to complete our hard-working team! This part-time position will be scheduled to work 34 hours per week.

Preference will be given to applicants who are willing and able to work full time in the future as the Board of Trustees recently voted to place a warrant article on the Town of Sunapee ballot in March of 2020 to make this a full-time, benefited position. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment.

General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include the publication of a bi-weekly newsletter, the maintenance of the library’s website and social media presence and the implementation of curriculum from Digital Learn and other on-line resources to lead technology classes for our patrons.

Additional duties could include assisting with the development and maintenance of the adult collection and other programming initiatives. Candidates should be personable, cheerful, professional, and enjoy working with the public. Candidates must have computer skills and Internet searching skills. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of software suites and on-line tools including Microsoft Office, Canva, Mail Chimp, Word Press, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Library experience is a plus but we are willing to train the right candidate. Infrequent Saturdays may be required.

– Posted November 4, 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

Director – Dana Medical Library at UVM (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Libraries seeks an energetic and collaborative librarian as Director of Dana Medical Library to advance our vision. Serving students, faculty, and health professionals, Dana Medical Library is at the core of a dynamic academic health sciences environment that features innovative teaching and groundbreaking medical research. Dana Medical Library provides high quality medical and health sciences information and services that support the educational, research and patient care needs of the Larner College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and the University of Vermont Medical Center. In fulfillment of the University’s land-grant mission, the Library also provides access to health information to the citizens of Vermont. Dana Medical Library is centrally located on the University of Vermont’s campus in beautiful Burlington. This position offers a unique balance of professional opportunities and a high quality of life.

The director leads all aspects of Dana Medical Library operations, including vision setting, developing policies, coordinating and planning for services, in collaboration with a team of seven faculty librarians and 11 staff. The Director reports to the Dean of Libraries and works collaboratively with other units within the Libraries: Collection Management Services, Special Collections, Information & Instruction Services, and Access and Technology Services. Our goal is to identify an individual who can embrace the role of manager with grace and enthusiasm while demonstrating the ability to listen and reflect. We welcome candidates whose experience in libraries, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

For full details and to apply online, visit: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/38073
– Posted October 22, 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