Join our beloved and busy library, located in a wonderful community, and situated in a beautiful 3-year-old building filled with light! The Waterbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, and well-organized person to provide stellar customer service to a diverse library clientele.
The Waterbury Public Library is seeking a Patron Services Librarian for a new 25 hour per week position. This position’s main duty is providing friendly, timely, and courteous service to patrons at the main desk and off-site. This employee will also manage clerical and administrative duties, and provide some outreach services and youth programming support. The Patron Services Librarian supervises volunteers in the Library.
Required qualifications and skills: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A MLS from an ALA accredited program or Vermont certification is preferred; otherwise must have an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a library setting is strongly preferred or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience in working with a broad community with in-person customer service.
A minimum of intermediate skills with technology, office productivity software, social media, and a comfort learning new technology is needed. Experience with Library systems is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
Please send a resume, three reference contacts including email and phone number, and a cover letter to [email protected]
Hourly wage is $17.00. Benefits include pro-rated paid holiday/vacation and sick time, life insurance, long term disability insurance, and professional development opportunities.
—posted on March 27th, 2019