Director – Winooski Memorial Library (Winooski, VT)

Our library exists to enrich lives, build community, and foster success by bringing together people, information and ideas. The Library Director position exists to provide leadership, vision, and direct service for the Winooski Memorial Library so as to respond to the needs and interest of patrons while also establishing the Winooski Memorial Library as a center for informational resources, literacy resources, culture, and community gatherings.

To apply,

  1. Download the full job description
  2. Apply online or download our employment application

Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

The City of Winooski
Dept. of Human Resources
27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404

– Posted June 16, 2020

Library Assistant II – Sarah Partridge and Ilsley Public Libraries (Middlebury, VT)

Ilsley is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Library Assistant II—Sarah Partridge Branch Librarian. This position is responsible for the collection development and programming at Sarah Partridge Library, providing excellent customer service and a welcoming community space. This position works 11 hours per week (7 at Sarah Partridge, 3 at Ilsley, and 1 hour devoted to transit time and prep). This position works under the direction of the library director.

The successful candidate will have previous library experience, be self-motivated and able to work independently, and will learn new skills as library services evolve. Customer service is a major priority at Sarah Partridge, and we are looking for an outgoing and energetic candidate who will connect with the community.

About Sarah Partridge and Ilsley Public Libraries

Established in 1924, the Sarah Partridge Community Library serves the community of East Middlebury. The house and library were gifts of the Partridge family in memory of their mother, Sarah, a longtime resident of East Middlebury. The library operates under the aegis of the Fire District #1 Prudential District, and the library became a branch of Ilsley Public Library in February 2003.

Established in 1848, Ilsley Public Library serves Middlebury, Vermont and its surrounding towns with a staff of three professional librarians, nine staff members, and many dedicated volunteers. Its collection consists of more than 80,000 items with an annual circulation of over 160,000 and a total operating budget of over $700,000. It is consistently ranked among the top public libraries in the state for its high program attendance and overall number of visits. Ilsley works in close collaboration with Middlebury Community Television, Middlebury College, town government, area schools, and a variety of business and not-for-profit community partners.

Salary and Benefits

The established hourly rate for this position is $18.42. This is a part-time non-union position (11 hrs/wk). Benefits are not included.


A full description of the position can be found at here. Please email a cover letter and resume to First review of applications will begin June 15. The anticipated start date will be August 15, 2020, but the start date is subject to change depending on how COVID-19 continues to impact life and work in Addison County.

– Posted May 17, 2020

Library Consultant, Special Populations – Vermont Dept. of Libraries (Barre, VT)

The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, motivated, and innovative librarian to serve as Library Consultant for Special Populations. The successful candidate will provide consulting and professional development activities with a focus on special populations, which include, but are not limited to Veterans, LGBTQ+, seniors, people with disabilities, those experiencing homelessness, are incarcerated or in state care.

Position responsibilities include oversight of the ABLE Library (formerly the Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled), library services to state institutions, management of the local recording program for visually and physically disabled citizens, library services to new Americans, ADA, and adult literacy. The Consultant works with the National Library Service (NLS) and a citizen Advisory Council, and with partner organizations that serve the disabled and adult learners. The Consultant also conducts outreach and public relations. Additionally, they will supervise one or more employees at the ABLE Library.

This job calls for a well-organized individual who will represent the Department in statewide partnerships and initiatives, apply research-based planning, program development, and assessment, and use current library trends to advance local library services. ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science required.

For further details, and to apply online, visit:

– Posted April 14, 2020

Children’s Librarian – GH Bixby Memorial Library (Francestown, NH)

Seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as our Children’s Librarian at the George H. Bixby Memorial Library in Francestown, NH. The right candidate will have innovative programming ideas, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn new things. Previous experience working with children from birth-teen is an asset. 22 hrs/week as determined by the needs of the position. Come join our team and use your talents in a fun and supportive work environment. If this opportunity interests you, please send me an email explaining why, and attach a resume. Direct it to Laura Abrahamsen at A full job description is available at

Under current conditions, we don’t exactly know when a new person would start, but we will work that out with the right candidate.

– Posted April 2, 2020

School Librarian – Hinesburg Community School (Shelburne, VT)

1.00 FTE K-8 Librarian for the 2020-2021 School Year

Hinesburg Community School is looking for a licensed Librarian to join our PreK-8 school for the 2020-2021 school year.

Anticipated opening: K-8 Librarian

The School is seeking a dynamic educator to join our school community as a Library Media Specialist. Preferred qualifications for this position include a master’s degree, a current Vermont Professional Educator’s license and endorsement as a Library Media Specialist.

The ideal candidate will be able to:
• design, teach, and asses learning opportunities that include inquiry, critical thinking, and multiple literacies
• collaborate with other teachers as an instructional partner in learning opportunities
• model integration of technology in teaching and learning
• understand and promote the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
• evaluate, promote, and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning, connect the school with the global learning community, and provide equal access to library services
• create a resource-rich physical and virtual environment conducive to active and participatory learning
• research relevant and current professional practices.
• create and maintain a flexible teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe and, conducive to student success
• manage resources and facilities for continuous improvement of the library program
Please apply online to and include a cover letter, resume, proof of certification, transcripts and three current letters of reference.

– Posted April 2, 2020

Assistant Director – Richards Free Library (Newport, NH)

The Richards Free Library of Newport NH seeks a dynamic individual to become Assistant Director.


  • Responsible for managing the library in the absence of the director.
  • Catalogs all materials and maintains library’s OPAC and oversees materials for processing.
  • Oversees ILL service including streamlining the ILL procedures and training staff in those procedures.
  • Oversees marketing and social media.
  • Responsible for purchasing library supplies.
  • Compiles monthly statistics and deposits.
  • Performs all duties of the circulation desk including assisting patrons with library needs, including:  quick reference, detailed research and reader’s advisory assistance, explanation of policies and procedures to the public, room scheduling, ensure the return of materials and troubleshooting computer and equipment issues.
  • Trains other staff in library systems, procedures and policies.
  • Helps develop and coordinate special projects, programs and grant funding.
  • Manages volunteers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Skill in the latest computer technology.
  • Ability to adopt and integrate emerging technologies.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Comfort with presenting to groups and teaching classes.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, staff of other libraries, and the public.
  • Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy.
  • Has a sense of humor and a commitment to customer service.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as scheduled.
  • Ability to form relationships that give the library a high profile role in the community.


A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution is preferred or a combination of education and experience may be considered.

Status : The position is full time (40 hour week) and non-exempt.

Salary: $21.00-$25.00/hour.
Closing Date:  March 31, 2020
To Apply: Please send resumé with cover letter and three references via email to: Andrea Thorpe (

– Posted March 4, 2020

Library Professional – Howe Library/UVM (Burlington, VT)

The University Libraries seeks a Library Professional staff member to select and purchase material for the Media Services collection; oversee the public service and operational functions of Media Services, serve as primary supervisor for student employees affiliated with Media Services. Collaborate with the Access/Media Services Librarian to create and apply policy regarding collection development, student employee supervision, customer service, circulation of Media materials and equipment, and the use of Media materials with regards to fair use and copyright. Collaborate with UVM faculty, staff, and students in the access, procurement, and use of Media materials, equipment, and work/viewing spaces. Work with the Access/Media Services Librarian to organize and work on new initiatives such as content digitization.
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.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two to four year’s related academic library experience required. Effective interpersonal and communication skills required. Demonstrated student supervisory skills required. Competent computer skills and ability to understand and apply policy in regards to the media collection required.
To apply online, please visit our website at: and refer to job posting number S2444PO for further information. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than March 20, 2020.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
– Posted March 4, 2020

Head of Instruction – Champlain College Library (Burlington, VT)

Champlain College Library, located in beautiful Burlington, Vermont, seeks a librarian to join their award-winning library team to provide high-quality academic library services in an innovative setting. The Head of Instruction plays a vital role in the library to coordinate and lead Champlain College’s on-campus and online information literacy programs. This position requires someone interested in programmatic information literacy development, with bold, innovative, student-centered ideas, and with an interest in areas such as critical information literacy, inquiry-based instruction, and/or experiential and project-based learning. 

For full job description and to apply, please visit:–Head-of-Instruction_R-007420

– Posted March 2, 2020

Statistical Design and Data Specialist – Howe Library/UVM (Burlington, VT)

Information Technology Specialist
University Libraries
Posting Number S2435PO
The Statistical Design and Data Specialist serves as a consultant to students, trainees, and faculty at the University of Vermont on statistical methodologies, data interpretation and analysis, experimental design, data management, and the use of software supporting such work. This position will be a vital member of the existing “Statistics Core,” a collaborative, shared resource team that has extended its mission to developing and coordinating statistical support for the entire UVM campus. While reporting to the Libraries’ Director of Access and Technology Services and a key element in the libraries’ program of research consultation, this position – like other positions in the Statistical Core – responds to the needs of the campus as a whole. The priorities of the incumbent derive from the coordinated and consensus-driven vision of the Statistics Core team. The incumbent meets regularly with members of the team for strategic and tactical planning and continuing education.
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.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related field and three to five years of experience in statistical consulting required. Effective verbal and written communication skills, together with the ability to communicate statistical ideas and concepts clearly and succinctly to a non-technical audience, required. Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to prioritize and manage multiple projects required. Familiarity with institutional research board (IRB) policies, procedures, and protocols required. Comprehensive knowledge of at least two major statistical analysis software packages is required (SAS, R, Stata, or SPSS) required. Demonstrated success guiding students, faculty and staff through stressful projects required.
Desirable Qualifications: Willingness to acquire IRB certification desirable.
To apply online, please visit our website at: and refer to job posting number S2435PO for further information. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than April 3, 2020.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
– Posted March 2, 2020

Assistant Library Director (Librarian III) – 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 as a Librarian III – Assistant Library Director!  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 have experience in all aspects of library operations: budgeting, financial and library reporting, hiring practices, staff management and development, and effective team building, and be a hands-on manager, willing and able to work side by side with staff. He/she will have demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with staff, volunteers, and City officials, be committed to providing exceptional public service, and have experience working with Boards and City government. He/she will also 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.  Experience working in an environment of diverse needs is essential.   Please see job description on our website for a full list of duties and qualifications.
If you are interested in being part of a future-focused library team and you have the desired qualifications, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!  Apply today: Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. First review of applications will begin Monday, March 16th.
– Posted February 24, 2020