Half-Time Library Professional, Roger Clark Memorial Library (Pittsfield, VT)

The Roger Clark Memorial Library is seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic, self-motivated half-time Library Professional to become the new face of RCML. This library spokesperson, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, will be responsible for the administration, supervision and coordination a new library schedule, current and new materials, and services and program development for community members of all ages, while carrying out the policies adopted by the Library Board of Trustees.
This is a brand new paid position for our “volunteer run since 1901” library. It is a great opportunity for someone looking for a change of pace. Starting at $15 per hour with a negotiable 20-hr per week schedule, incorporating one evening and Saturdays. (See full job description below)
Minimum Qualifications-Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree or a willingness to work toward an equivalent degree or VT library certification
Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Willingness to learn
Comfortable working with computers, online, and network applications
Ability to plan, organize, and perform work assignments with initiative and judgment, independently or with minimal supervision
Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships with Board and the public
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
Major Responsibilities and Duties
Developing procedures for the smooth running of the library and circulation desk
Creating, overseeing, promoting and publicizing the scheduling, as well as the use of the library services and resources
Providing community outreach for volunteer recruitment
Developing and executing programs that appeal to a variety of ages and interest
Maintaining and updating the collection with current materials in various formats
Keeping areas and collections neat, clean and organized
Participating in monthly trustees meeting
Providing regular, written reports of library activity for the board of trustees, the town, and the state, including: Collecting, reporting, and analyzing library statistics
Following policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, makes suggestions for changes as needed, and proposing ideas for the future
Maintaining interlibrary loan
Spending and monitoring budgeted funds in a responsible manner
Working closely with the library treasurer to develop an annual budget for adoption by the Board of Trustees, receive and pass on cash donations, fees, and other funds and review bills for approval or payment
Attending workshops, continuing education programs, library conferences and other professional training opportunities
Performing other related duties as assigned
Interested candidates please email resume, with references and cover letter to the Board of Trustees at pittsfieldvtlibrary@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted no later than June 7, 2019.
posted May 16th, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Brown Public Library (Northfield, VT)

The Brown Public Library, located in Northfield, VT, seeks an energetic, collaborative Youth Services Librarian for a 25-30 hour a week position. The Youth Services Librarian provides programming for children, teens and young adults, including weekly story hours, Summer Reading Program, Reading is Fundamental program, and outreach. The youth librarian is also responsible for management of the children’s book collection, assists at the circulation desk and performs other duties as needed.
Requirements: college education; experience working with the public, especially children, teens and young adults; willingness to work towards a VT Library Certificate; computer literacy. Previous library experience preferred. Starting salary range: $16-$18 an hour. To apply, send cover letter and resume to bplibdirector@gmail.com. Application deadline is May 15, 2019.
posted on April 29th, 2019

Youth Services Librarian – Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston, VT)

Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston, VT is seeking a dynamic Youth Services Librarian (full-time) to serve a population of approximately 10,000. The busy youth services area is well loved by preschoolers and their parents and is always buzzing with activity after school. Our youth services librarians have a history of cooperation with the larger day cares and two elementary schools in town, area home-school families and the local union high school. Ideal candidates will demonstrate collaborative leadership, community connections, innovation in their field and be able to communicate their love of learning with patrons of all ages.
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Library Assistant II – Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks a creative, dedicated staff member to join Freel Library’s circulation services team and oversee day-to-day activities in the new Learning Commons (set to open this fall). The Library Assistant II, Library Commons Supervisor, coordinates and promotes activities in the library’s Learning Commons, hires and supervises library and learning commons student employees, acts as a liaison to IT and other LC service partners, and gathers data to inform assessment of the learning commons. As part of the library circulation services team, this position also provides direct services to patrons and helps to maintain general oversight of the library facility. This position is part of the AFSCME bargaining unit. For a fuller description of the position and to apply, please visit https://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=109266. Deadline for applications is May 5, 2019.
posted on April 15th, 2019

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 phoebe@royaltonlibrary.org
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
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 moretownlibrary@gmail.com. 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 director@abbottlibrary.org by April 17, 2019. A full job description is available upon request.
posted on March 27th, 2019