Library STEM and Maker Interns – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

Do you love working with children and their families? The Keene Public Library Youth Department is looking for STEM education interns to assist with a three-year leadership project to develop, test, and evaluate the effectiveness of offering STEM, tinkering, and making activities! The internships are IMLS grant-funded, part-time positions working on location at the Keene Public Library. These paid internships offer $10 per hour, and require a minimum of 10 hours per month. This is a three-year program commencing as soon as possible and ending on September 1, 2021. Internships may run for as little as six months or up to 24 months.
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Youth Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)

The Stowe Free Library is seeking an energetic and creative individual to be our new Youth Librarian, assisting in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” We are searching for an enthusiastic team player who inspires life-long learning in our youngest patrons and who enjoys working in a welcoming and professional environment. Our cherished municipal library houses a collection of 35,000 of items, reports 100,000 annual visits, and receives tremendous support from the community. The Town of Stowe is a quaint New England town that provides an excellent school system, fabulous four-season outdoor activities, and numerous cultural festivals for its 4,400 residents and seasonal visitors.
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Library Director – Royalton Memorial Library (South Royalton, VT)

The Royalton Memorial Library is seeking an energetic, well-organized Director to provide outstanding customer service to our vibrant and diverse community. The Director is responsible for all operations of the library and the position includes clerical, outreach, fundraising and supervisory duties. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and at least intermediate technology skills. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a candidate with a CPL through the state of VT or willingness to pursue one is preferred. 32 hours per week, including some evening and Saturday hours. Starting at $17/hour with paid sick leave and paid vacation. If interested please send resume, three references, and cover letter to RML, c/o Phoebe Roda, PO Box 179, South Royalton, VT 05068 or email [email protected]

posted on April 15th, 2019

Library Clerk – Converse Free Library (Lyme, NH)

Converse Free Library in Lyme, New Hampshire, is seeking a friendly, service-oriented, and organized person to be our new Library Clerk! The essential job duties of this position include (but are not limited to):

· performing circulation desk operations

· greeting patrons in a friendly manner, answering telephone and emails in a professional and pleasant manner

· assisting staff with interlibrary loans

· accomplishing collection maintenance tasks (covering and repairing books, etc.)

· shelving and weeding newspapers and magazines; shelving books and other materials in numerical and alphabetical order

· providing general information about library services and the facility

· assisting in opening and closing the library, emptying book drops, updating bulletin boards, photocopying materials, and maintaining publicity materials

The qualifications we are seeking for this position are a high school diploma or the equivalent (required), and/or some college (preferred). Excellent approach to customer service towards patrons of all ages and backgrounds is essential, as is proficiency using a computer. Library experience required.

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, including rotating Wednesday-evening and Saturday-morning shifts. The hourly wage starts at $12.00-$12.50 per hour. Benefits include sick time and vacation time. No insurance benefits are included. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for someone considering a career in public libraries.

A complete job description is available at http://lymenhlibrary.org/library-information-2/about-us/employment-opportunities/library-clerk/. (Please note that the embedded pdf is three pages long.)

Please send resume with letter of interest to:

Judith G. Russell, Library Director

[email protected]

posted on April 15th, 2019

Youth Services Assistant – Pope Memorial Library (Danville, VT)

The Pope Memorial Library is seeking a part-time Youth Services Assistant (15 hours per week). Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Assistant is responsible for planning and implementing programs for children and young adults at the Pope Library and also responsible for maintaining the youth collection. Will also be required to perform routine library services and duties. See below for a full job description. Interested candidates please send a resume and cover letter to the Pope Memorial Library, PO Box 260, Danville, VT 05828

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Youth Services Coordinator – Moretown Memorial Library (Moretown, VT)

Seeking friendly, dependable and enthusiastic book lover to assist with youth services at the Moretown Memorial Library. This position helps with circulation, technical and public services including programming for youth and their families. Strong computer skills, a willingness to learn, and high school diploma necessary; a college background and previous library experience is helpful. Position is approximately nine hours a week at $12.73 per hour with some required evening hours. If you would like to help create a vibrant resource for our community’s youth, please send letter of interest along with resume to [email protected] Position open until filled.

posted on April 5th, 2019

Part-Time Children’s Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking to hire a part-time children’s library aide to work 15-18 hours per week. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly individual to complete our hard-working team!

General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include assisting with the maintenance of the children’s collection and assisting with the planning and staffing of a variety of children’s programming.

A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request. Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, professional, and must enjoy working with children. Candidates must have basic computer skills and Internet searching skills. Library experience is a plus.

The starting hourly rate is $15.15 per hour. Infrequent Saturdays may be required. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to [email protected] by April 17, 2019. A full job description is available upon request.

posted on March 27th, 2019

Patron Services Librarian – Waterbury Public Library (Waterbury, VT)

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

Library Director – Griswold Memorial Library (Colrain, MA)

Description
The Library Director is responsible for upholding the vision and
mission of the Griswold Memorial Library and its management,
operations, services, and programs, in accordance with the policies
established by the Board of Library Trustees.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
The essential duties listed below are intended only as illustrations
of the type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific
duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is related,
or a logical assignment to the position.
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Adult Services and Technology Librarian – Ilsley Public Library (Middlebury, VT)

Ilsley Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic librarian to provide innovative public service in a team-oriented library. In response to community feedback Ilsley is expanding our outreach, programming, and services for adults. For the first time the library will be targeting adult programs for specific age groups. The Adult Services and Circulation position will work with the Adult Services Librarian to develop metrics for success, plan and implement programs and services, and evaluate programs and services, as well as serve on the adult circulation desk. For the complete job description, visit: http://www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Job-Description-Adult-Services-and-Circulation.pdf

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience planning and implementing outreach and programming. Customer service is a major priority at Ilsley, and we are looking for an outgoing and energetic candidate who will be motived to go connect with the community. Preferably, the candidate will have experience with evaluation and assessment.

About Middlebury

Middlebury was chartered in 1761 and settled just after the end of the Revolutionary War. Middlebury serves as the shire town of Addison County and the beautiful village area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Home to prestigious Middlebury College and one of the top towns in the nation according to Outside Magazine!

About Ilsley Public Library

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. The library will soon be embarking upon an ambitious capital campaign to raise funds for renovation and expansion. 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 salary range for this position is $38,000-$40,000. This is a full-time union position (40 hrs/wk), Tuesday through Saturday, and provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Application

Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] First review of applications will begin April 15. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

posted on March 21st, 2019