Library Assistant II—Technical Services – Ilsley Public Library (Middlebury, VT)


Ilsley is seeking an experienced part-time cataloger to lead our technical services team, catalog incoming materials, and perform ongoing catalog maintenance. This position is essential to the discoverability of our collection, and as such is a crucial contributor to the library’s customer service efforts. In addition to technical services, this position spends approximately four hours a week on the circulation desk interacting with our library patrons. The successful candidate will have previous library cataloging experience, be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team, and be willing to learn new skills as library services evolve.

About the Ilsley Public Library 

Established in 1848, Ilsley Public Library serves Middlebury, Vermont, and its surrounding towns with a staff of three professional librarians, eight staff members, and many dedicated substitutes, work study students, and 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 also administers a branch library, the Sarah Partridge Library, which serves East Middlebury. 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 $17.71. This is a part-time non-union position (15 hrs/wk). Benefits are not included.


A full description of the position can be found here. Please email a cover letter and resume to First review of applications will begin February 10th. The anticipated start date will be March 15th, 2021, but the start date is subject to change depending on how COVID-19 continues to impact life and work in Addison County. The library building is currently closed to the public, and until the library returns to normal operations this position will only work for 10 hours/week.

– Posted January 24, 2021