Library Director – Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston, VT)

Deadline Extended & Education Requirement Updated

We are seeking a full-time professional to manage the municipal library in Williston, with 4 full time and 8 part time employees and numerous volunteers. Williston is a growing community with a population of nearly 10,000.  The library currently houses 39,000 volumes with a circulation of over 121,000 and an annual budget of $750,000.  The Town seeks someone with the knowledge and experience to manage a municipal library with an emphasis on service.  MLIS is preferred plus a minimum 5 years of relevant experience.  Current salary range is $56,500 to $81,200. For more information call 802-878-0919 or visit our web site (http://town.williston.vt.us).  Submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format by email to the Town Manager at [email protected]. The position is open until filled but the preferred filing deadline for resumes is August 9, 2019. EOE

– Updated July 31, 2019

Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  08/06/2019
Req ID:  2121
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $33.68
Overview

The Department promotes excellence and innovation in local libraries through training and technical assistance and fosters statewide cooperation and resource sharing among all types of libraries. The Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement will play an important leadership role in strategic planning for the Department, and must have a broad understanding of the library field, vision and passion, and must champion change and innovation.

Read the full job description and apply online at: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Barre-Assistant-State-Librarian-VT-05641/574746100/

– Posted July 24, 2019

Elementary School Librarian (long term sub) – Chamberlin School (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington School District is looking for a long term sub who: Creates a developmentally appropriate library/media/information technology program that promotes learning and personal growth; motivates students to develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to provide a strong foundation for learning, as outlined in our district stated Ends Policy. Responsible for establishing effective relationships with students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members to enhance learning opportunities. Subscribes to and applies the principles of Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) for the benefit of student and employee development.

Please apply through SchoolSpring. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3140936

– Posted July 24, 2019

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 July 24, 2019

Director – Mount Holly Town Library (Belmont, VT)

The Mount Holly Town Library Board of Trustees seeks a well-organized, creative self-starter for the position of Library Director.  The director will oversee all aspects of library functions including, but not limited to, supervision of volunteers, interaction with Vermont Department of Libraries, programming, purchasing, cataloging, and completion of necessary reports.  Position requires organization, strong computer skills, including website management, communication and people skills. This position requires a candidate who is able to engage the public in a positive manner, multi-task, and think creatively.  Of course, the candidate must love books and reading! The successful candidate would be encouraged to work toward the Vermont Public Library certification.

This is a year-round, part-time position of approximately 12-15 hours per week beginning August 1, 2019.

Please submit a resume and three references to: [email protected] or mail to: Mount Holly Town Library, PO Box 92, Belmont, VT 05730.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

– Posted July 23, 2019

Library Assistant: Outreach and Materials Processing – Georgia Public Library (Georgia, VT)

Georgia Public Library, in Georgia, VT seeks a Library Assistant: Outreach and Materials Processing. This is a 10-14 hr. a week position with 2 evening shifts from 3-8pm and every other Saturday from 9am-1pm.

The responsibilities for this part-time position include: circulation, reserves, and basic information services; creating a welcoming atmosphere for patrons; offering responsive, high-quality service; securing the library at closing; shelving books and retrieving holds; running data reports, processing books and other media, operating library equipment; working on on-going and special projects such as displays, library events, book repair, shelf reading, curation and shifting in collaboration with staff.

BA, or higher and previous library experience preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Application deadline 8/4/19.

– Posted July 17, 2019

Resource Center Manager – National Center for PTSD (White River Junction, VT)

The National Center for PTSD (https://www.ptsd.va.gov) has an exciting opportunity for a tech-savvy librarian with supervisory experience. We have an immediate opening in our Executive Division(https://www.ptsd.va.gov/about/divisions/executive/index.asp) for the Manager of the National Center for PTSD Resource Center. Details available online at: https://asist-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/resource-center-manager/49318336/

– Posted July 17, 2019

Assistant State Librarian – State of Vermont (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  08/06/2019

Req ID:  2121
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $33.68

Overview

The Department promotes excellence and innovation in local libraries through training and technical assistance and fosters statewide cooperation and resource sharing among all types of libraries. The Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement will play an important leadership role in strategic planning for the Department, and must have a broad understanding of the library field, vision and passion, and must champion change and innovation.

Who May Apply

This position, Assistant State Librarian (Job Requisition # 2121), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jason Broughton at [email protected].

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Class Definition

Administrative, planning, technical, assessment, supervisory, and consulting work including direction of the Library Advancement program at the Department of Libraries. The Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement will assist the State Librarian in the planning, development, and assessment of current Department programs and services and will direct a program which advances local library service for Vermont citizens.

Work is performed under the direction of the State Librarian; the employee may assume administrative duties of the Department in the absence of the State Librarian.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in an office setting. Some travel and field work is required which will require private means of transportation. Travel to conferences and meetings, including out-of-state, is required. Some evening, weekend, and occasional work on holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association AND at least five (5) years or more of professional library experience, INCLUDING three (3) years or more of experience in library or similar administration with supervision of employees.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as the director of a public library.

Experience working with a library board of trustees.

Experience with grants management and or project management.

Experience as an administrator.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Library Support Generalist – Dana Medical Library, UVM (Burlington, VT)

Job Summary:  The Dana Medical Library is searching for a Library Support Generalist to join their team.  This staff member will oversee public service library operations during evening and weekend hours for the Dana Medical Library, which serves the information needs for the Larner College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the UVM Medical Center. Responsible for building security and enforcing policy. Facilitate the use of the Library’s computer resources, including the online catalog, webpages, instructional support, and other computing resources; provide reference services and library instruction as needed. Perform stack maintenance, respond to department email regarding patron requests, run daily reports, and collate statistics.

Special Conditions:  Weekend work required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 3rd Shift (Shift differential applies.)

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma, two years college coursework and one to two years of related experience and knowledge of computer applications (email, Internet, web browsers, Windows) and hardware required. Effective communication and customer service skills required.

Desirable Qualifications:  Experience in an academic and/ or health sciences library setting desirable. Knowledge of basic library resources desirable.

Diversity Statement:  The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on this position, please visit our website at www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting #S2156PO or apply on-line with cover letter and résumé.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Library Support Senior – University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)

Job Summary: The Howe Library’s Circulation Department is searching for a part-time, 9 month Library Support Senior staff member to join their team. This staff member will provide supervision of student employees and oversee security and safety during evening hours for the Howe Library. Supervise public service points, assist Library users with problems and access issues, enforce library policy, oversee stacks maintenance, and coordinate projects with other Library and university staff. Drive university vehicle to fill in for courier services when needed.

Special Conditions: Part Time 0.75 FTE Friday to Monday evenings, 9-month position: August 16-May 15. Initial employment is contingent upon successful completion of physical screening. Benefits eligible after one year of employment.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma, two years college coursework, and three years related experience which includes customer service required. Working knowledge of computer systems and standard application software required. Effective communication skills required. Valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain, and drivers check required. Initial employment is contingent upon successful completion of physical screening: Must be able to lift 10 lbs. frequently and 53 lbs. occasionally floor to waist level. Must be able to lift 10 lbs. frequently and 30 lbs. occasionally waist to shoulder level. Push/pull 20 lbs. Must be able to carry 53 lbs. occasionally. Climb ladders and stand/sit for prolonged periods of time. Repetitive forward reaching required. Desirable Qualifications: Previous experience in libraries and supervision of student employees desirable.

Diversity Statement: The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. For further information on this position, refer to job posting #S2136PO or to apply on-line: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/36143

– Posted June 29, 2019