Project Manager – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

The Dartmouth Library is hiring a Project Manager for the NEH-funded New Hampshire Digital Newspaper Project (NHDNP). We seek a strong collaborator with fantastic attention to detail and organizational skills.The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and management of the NHDNP, including assisting with title selection, overseeing all technical and administrative activities, managing relationships with external partners and vendors, and leading outreach efforts.

This is a term position ending August 2024, with the possibility of renewal.

You can learn more about the project here: Dartmouth News article and here: Chronicling America

 https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/64885

Salary: $21.15 to $25.64 per hour

Contact: Jennifer Mullins (jennifer.l.mullins@dartmouth.edu)

Digital by Dartmouth Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

  • We do this by:
  • Avoiding scheduled interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all hiring committee members to be trained on Unconscious Bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

– Posted 8/23/22

Research & Learning Librarian – STEM – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Title:  Research & Learning Librarian – STEM                                                           Position #: 1127633

Department:  Research & Learning for STEM, Business & Economics                            FLSA: Exempt

Reports to:  Head of Research & Learning for STEM, Business & Economics                Date: June 2022

Position Purpose

Provides research, education, and collections services to students, faculty, and researchers in STEM fields and related areas, with primary responsibility for earth sciences and environmental studies, energy, and climate systems. Develops, delivers, and assesses effective programs and services. Acts as liaison to the Earth Sciences and Environmental Studies departments, and as coordinator of library services for the research centers active in these areas, including the Irving Institute for Energy & Society, the Arctic Studies Institute, and the Faculty Cluster for Arctic Engineering. Works collaboratively in a highly interconnected institutional setting.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides reference consultations and assistance in the discovery, access, and management of publications, data, and other information. Supports scientific research workflows from inception through publication and other forms of scholarly communication. Provides support in the use of specialized software, tools, and resources. 20%
  • Develops, delivers, and assesses educational services in support of academic programs and research activity, both within the curriculum and in other settings. Plans and delivers a variety of offerings including workshops and orientations. Creates and maintains educational materials such as guides and multimedia tutorials. 20%
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with faculty, students (graduate and undergraduate), and academic staff in designated liaison departments. Leads outreach and communications efforts to researchers and academic directors in research centers in the interdisciplinary areas of energy and environment, climate, and arctic/polar studies, collaborating as appropriate with librarians across the system. 20%
  • Develops knowledge of academic programs, research priorities, and information needs, and develops library services and promotes resources accordingly. 15%
  • Develops, maintains, and assesses print and digital resources and collections in selected areas. 15%
  • Participates in departmental planning, goal setting, and discussions related to activities and projects, policies, and improvements to services. Contributes to the work of groups or committees on library-wide initiatives and projects. 5%
  • Actively engages in ongoing professional development. Stays current with trends in science and data librarianship; scholarly publishing and communication; educational technologies and pedagogy. Contributes to the profession through involvement in relevant national and regional professional associations. 5%

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Performs other responsibilities as required.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited degree in library and/or information science, or a combination of an advanced subject or professional degree combined with two or more years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with key information resources in one or more of the sciences; knowledgeable about scientific research and publication practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work flexibly and effectively in groups.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize tasks, manage time, and complete projects.
  • Demonstrated skill and enthusiasm for outreach and engagement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic background in one of the STEM fields.
  • Knowledge of data science concepts and approaches in scientific research contexts.
  • Experience with developing, delivering, and assessing effective programs and services.
  • Experience and proficiency with effective teaching methods and practices.

URL to apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/64775

– Posted 8/17/22

Library Assistant – Cavendish Fletcher Community Library (Cavendish, VT)

The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is seeking a part-time Library Assistant who has a love of reading for 18 hours per week.

…Standard Schedule: 12 to 6 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

…Extra 2 hours for Everybody Eats Program on Wednesdays from 10 to 12 until expected end of program in March 2023.

…Extra hours to cover librarian’s vacation/sick days.

The Cavendish Library is a unique municipal library that operates as a library for the Town of Cavendish community and a part-time school library for the Cavendish Town Elementary School.

Cavendish is a small rural town with a population of 1,400 located on Route 131 twenty miles from Claremont, New Hampshire, and three miles from Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont.  The Cavendish Town Elementary is a K-6 school with 80 students and is attached to the library.

Responsibilities:

  • Present a welcoming attitude to all patrons in a non-judgmental and respectful manner.
  • Assist/advise people on how to locate library materials and how to use the library computers and online resources.
  • Set up new patrons, check items in and out via computer.
  • Use of discretion regarding patron privacy.
  • Process and maintain the library materials.
  • Organize and reshelve returned items.
  • Collaborate with librarian in using various social media platforms to promote library activities/programs to the public.
  • Support librarian and participate in various library events.
  • Examine material on shelves to verify accuracy of placement.
  • Identify material in need of repair/replacement.

Other Skills and Experience: 

Familiarity with computers (google suite and website maintenance), clerical skills, interpersonal and phone skills, ability to communicate clearly.

Required:

  • High school diploma.
  • Background check.

Preferred:

  • Library experience.
  • Experience working with children and working in a school environment.

Salary Range: 

Hourly Position – $17 per hour. Benefits:  Sick Leave

Send Resume to Peggy Svec at cavendishlibrary573@gmail.com

– Posted 8/16/22

Interim Library Director – Fairfax Community Library (Fairfax, VT)

Fairfax Community Library is seeking an interim Library Director. This position coordinates and supervises the Fairfax Community Library and interfaces with Bellows Free Academy Public School’s Library.

Principle duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Management of library staff and volunteers
  • Interface with the Board of Trustees
  • Oversees the purchasing of new library books and other materials
  • Completes purchase orders
  • Interface with the Town Manager and Town Treasurer

The right candidate for this position will preferably have had experience in a library setting and a willingness to adapt and learn.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send resumes to grisvt15@gmail.com

The range is $20-$25/hour and the contact information for this job posting will be Lisa Griswold, her email is grisvt15@gmail.com

– Posted 8/5/22

Community Resource Coordinator – Pawlet Public Library (Pawlet, VT)

Community Resource Coordinator Opening
Part-Time: 12 hours / week; $17 / hour

Pawlet Public Library is in search of a Community Resource Coordinator. Our small municipal library is a community hub that provides a wealth of services and programming. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience in development and communications management for a library or nonprofit organization.

The candidate should have experience in managing fundraising campaigns, database functions, website and social media platforms, and a strong understanding of community development principles and practices in a library or nonprofit organization setting. This is a part time position that will require some evenings and weekends.

The Community Resource Coordinator is responsible for managing monthly meetings of Town and community organization leadership, fundraising campaigns, and serves as the social media/website coordinator.

The Pawlet Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is open until filled. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to the Director of the Pawlet Public Library, at director.pawletpub@gmail.com. Priority will be given to applications received by September 1, 2022.

For a complete job description visit our website at www.pawletpubliclibrary.com.

– Posted 8/5/22