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 [email protected] Applications will be accepted no later than June 7, 2019.

posted May 16th, 2019