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.  [email protected].
– 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

Librarian I – Youth Department – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and team oriented part-time Librarian to provide library services to patrons and other customers in the Library’s Youth and Community Engagement Division. This position will focus on providing services and programming in the Children’s Room and the Teen Space, but will also work within other library areas as needed. This position is anticipated to
regularly offer 18 hours a week, but hours may vary based on needs. The starting pay rate is $25.14 per hour. The schedule for this position requires the ability to work Saturdays and two evenings per week.

Duties vary depending upon library and department needs, but will include: providing library services, information and programming, locating requested information and materials using a broad range of sources; assisting patrons of all ages in using the Keene Public Library collections and resources. Also monitoring and evaluating youth collection; designing and maintaining display areas; supervising assigned staff and volunteers; providing one-one-one as well as group training in use of the library and and resources; and providing information and programming.

Complete details and requirements as well as an online application are available at https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.

– Posted October 16, 2019

Library Circulation Clerk – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

The Morristown Centennial Library in Morrisville, Vermont is looking for our next valued colleague in the role of Circulation Clerk.  This position includes all aspects of patron service at the circulation desks in Adult and Youth Services; assisting Adult Services staff and Youth Services Librarian with daily tasks and projects as needed; aiding in the processing and reshelving of materials; partnering with co-workers in maintaining neat, safe and organized physical space in both departments and on library grounds, and other functions as needed.  We are looking for a personable, capable and efficient co-worker who can multi-task, remain calm in an often-busy public library environment, maintain patron privacy and work well with patrons and other staff.

Hours are Tuesdays 9:30-5:00; Wednesdays 11:00-5:00; Thursdays 9:30-5:00; Fridays 11:00-5:00 and at least one Saturday per month, 8:30-2, with a range of 27-32 hours per week.  Rate of pay is $13.00 per hour.  Please send letter of interest and resume with three professional references to [email protected].  Please, no telephone calls.  Resumes accepted until October 30th.

Library Consultant, Services To Children and Teens – Vermont Department of Libraries (Montpelier, VT)

The Vermont Department of Libraries is hiring a professional to work in consulting, administration, professional development, and program implementation for the Department of Libraries to provide statewide leadership for the advancement of library services and programs for children, teens, and families, literacy and lifelong learning, and access to high-quality literature and library resources for youth. Duties include: on-site and virtual library consulting to public libraries throughout Vermont; instruction and training to empower local library staff to provide lifelong learning programs in their communities, and developing relationships with partner organizations and state agencies which influence public policy related to children and families, literacy, and lifelong learning. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement and as part of a team of library consultants.

For more information and to apply online, visit: https://libraries.vermont.gov/employment.  The application period will close on October 27, 2019.

– Updated October 16, 2019

Assistant Librarian – Enfield Public Library (Enfield, NH)

The Enfield Public Library seeks a creative and motivated individual to fill the position of Assistant Librarian. This person has a lot of freedom to make this role their own and the position offers great potential for experimentation and creativity. While focused on managing all aspects of children’s services and interlibrary loan, this is an Assistant Director level role with responsibilities in almost all areas of library service.

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist the Town Librarian in the organization, management, and administration of the library. Stands in for the Town Librarian in their absence
  • Have strong knowledge of youth literature and significant experience planning and implementing age appropriate programming for children
  • Have thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, current issues and trends
  • Set a positive tone within the library and help enhance community ties
  • Be proactive in leading the library toward pioneering new projects

Essential Attributes and Skills:

  • Comfortable working independently in a busy environment
  • Excellent patron service a must with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively with people of all age levels, abilities, needs, and backgrounds
  • Proficiency with technology, digital and social media, and the ability to do instructional assistance on devices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and supervisory experience skills

Requirements

An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science and 5+ years progressively responsible public library service, including supervisory and administrative ability OR the equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The Town of Enfield is located in the Upper Valley region and the library serves a population of 4,580. The position includes some evening hours and is full time with benefits including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick, and personal days. Starting salary is $22.50 an hour. Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Melissa Hutson: [email protected]. Application deadline is October 31, 2019. No phone calls please.

– Posted September 28, 2019

Library Media Technician – South Burlington School District (South Burlington, VT)

South Burlington School District is looking for a full-time Library Media Technician.

Job Summary: Works under the general direction of the Library Media Information Specialist. Assists users in accessing library materials such as: books, audio/video materials, databases, and equipment. Compiles records, sorts and shelves books and reading materials; check materials in/out, repairs damaged materials, and answers questions. Assists with simple technology issues in the classrooms.

For full details and to apply online visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3179770

– Posted September 27, 2019

Weekend Circulation Supervisor [part-time] – Saint Michael’s College (Colchester, VT)

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 September 20, 2019

Assistant Library Director – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to work closely with the Library Director and a service-oriented staff in our vibrant downtown area!  The person in this role will assist the Library Director with a variety of duties, such as long-range planning, goal setting, and policy development, as well as recruitment, selection, hiring, training and evaluation of employees and volunteers.  While focused on technical services, adult services, and daily operations, this position also helps to develop programs, services, technologies and initiatives to meet current and emerging needs.

Salary range: $61,906 – $77,146 annualized. The City offers employees a comprehensive benefits program, including health, dental, life insurances, and retirement plans, as well as opportunities for growth and development.

Requirements: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution, plus five years related experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on manager, willing and able to work side by side with staff when necessary, and have experience in all aspects of library operations: budgeting, financial and library reporting, hiring practices, staff management and development, and effective team building.  He/she will be proficient with library software and circulation services; have a thorough knowledge of and experience using social media and emerging technologies in library and information services; and have a thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, issues and trends. He/she will also have experience working with Boards and City government, be committed to providing exceptional public service, and have demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with staff, volunteers, and city officials. Experience working in an environment of diverse needs is essential.   Please see job description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

About the Keene Public Library:  There have been many exciting changes at the Keene Public Library, including recent renovations of the historic annex portion and the addition of a 20,000 SF two-story building connecting the annex to the main Library building. The Library is now over 70,000 SF, making it the largest library in New Hampshire!  With the expansion, patrons and community members now have a Maker space, several new technologically-advanced meeting areas and performance spaces, as well as updated core systems in both buildings, which use green technologies and efficiencies where possible. The Library is Keene’s center of learning, creativity, collaboration, and community, with programs and learning opportunities for all ages, as well as initiatives like the new STEM learning program, which provides play-based learning activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics for children age 2 to 6 and their families.

For a full job description, application, qualifications, and instructions for applying, go to https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs.  Candidates who submit their application by September 22nd will be given preference.

– Posted September 19, 2019