Technical Services Librarian – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Title: Technical Services Librarian
Department: Brooks Memorial Library

Nature of work: Responsible for cataloging and classifying library materials in all formats (books, electronic resources, serials, media, and realia). Supervises clerical acquisitions duties, print and non-print processing, repair, and serials management. Assists the Library Director
with collection maintenance and may act as Director in Library Director’s absence.

Work Schedule: Full-time 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday including Saturdays in schedule rotation and evenings as required.

Wages: FY’23 $24.29 per hour

Applications are being accepted through December 2, 2022, please apply by visiting our career site: https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6155296.careers?CareersSearch or by clicking on the Employment Opportunities tab on our home page brattleboro.org.

The Town of Brattleboro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting those diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.

– Posted 11/18/22

Library Director – Jackson Public Library (Jackson, NH)

Description:

The Jackson NH Public Library is seeking a full-time Library Director with proven management skills and excellent library knowledge for its vibrant community library. Jackson is a year round resort town of over 1000 residents in northern New Hampshire.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for management of the daily operations of the library. Duties include assisting the Board in the preparation of the annual budget, preparing recommendations of requests for capital purchase, implementing acquisitions and expenditures, and compiling monthly statistics on circulation.  The ideal candidate is community oriented, savvy about technology, and possesses excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

This Library Director is a salaried 35 hours per week position, with a full benefit package.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  MLS strongly recommended.
  • At least 4 years experience in the field, comprehensive knowledge of library services, principles, practices and procedures.  Demonstrated skills in effective oral and written communications, staff supervision, and organizational management and administration.
  • Operational knowledge of computers and office machines/equipment.
  • Full job description available here.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter, a resume and three references to directorsearch@jacksonlibrary.org no later than December 15, 2022.

– Posted 11/16/22

Digital Collections Librarian – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth Library seeks a strong collaborator to work with students, faculty, staff, and community partners to develop digital collections and exhibits in alignment with the Dartmouth Library’s priorities and values. The Digital Collections Librarian will be responsible for researching, selecting, and preparing materials to be added to the Dartmouth Library’s digital collections and will contribute to the design, creation and reuse of descriptive metadata and text markup. This role supports the Dartmouth Library’s growing collaboration with faculty and scholars to support student engagement with digitized primary sources and community access to digital collections. The Digital Collections Librarian will also contribute to outreach to campus, local, and global communities, and coordinate the Dartmouth Library’s successful and expanding digital exhibits program by working directly with undergraduate students in the classroom.

Position Description: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65775
Hiring range: $59,500 to $74,400
Contact: Laura Braunstein (laura.r.braunstein@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.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

– Posted 11/16/22

User Experience & Design Librarian – Middlebury College Libraries (Middlebury, VT)

The Middlebury College Libraries seek a user experience and design-focused librarian to join the Research & Instruction Workgroup. The ideal candidate will feel passionate about design aesthetics, care deeply about the way all students, faculty, and staff experience our library both in person and online, and work with the rest of the library and other partners to improve how our library is experienced.

As the intellectual heart of campus, the Middlebury Libraries are valued for their collections, dedicated staff, and vibrant spaces. Critical thinking and independent exploration of primary and secondary sources is a valued component of Middlebury’s commitment to a liberal arts education. The Research & Instruction Workgroup is a small team of service-oriented librarians who specialize in research and instruction support. We thrive on collaborative work, and we enjoy learning from one another. All Middlebury librarians provide a high level of individualized assistance to students and faculty, including outreach to liaison departments. Every day, we’re able to help students learn how to find, critically evaluate, and use a wide array of information sources in their academic work. We’d love to have you join us.

Middlebury is a nationally recognized liberal arts college that offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world. Middlebury’s employees enjoy a high quality of life with top-notch facilities for education, research, and recreation. As a librarian at Middlebury, you would have opportunities to excel both personally and professionally. We offer excellent compensation with competitive wages; generous health, dental, life, and disability insurance; a retirement plan; and training and educational assistance.

Nestled in the scenic Green Mountains and just a few miles from Lake Champlain, Middlebury offers all that is special to Vermont: friendly communities where people know and value one another; high quality schools; and a vibrant arts scene with music, film, and food festivals, museums, and local theater productions. Middlebury also offers direct train service to New York, and Montreal and Boston are within easy driving distance.

This is considered a full-time salaried benefits eligible position. The hiring range for the position is $58,900 to $ 66,300 per year. This is a full-time, on-campus position. 1-2 days of remote work per week is a possibility most of the year.

Middlebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community, the curriculum, and our library collections.

Although this position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by end of day on December 6, 2022.

To learn more about the position and apply, visit https://apply.workable.com/middleburycollege/j/DDFC0E0A03/

– Posted 11/4/22

Evening Circulation and Reserve Supervisor – Dartmouth College Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Position Purpose: This position supervises all aspects of the circulation and reserve service areas of the Baker-Berry Library and works collaboratively with Research and Learning departments and other Dartmouth Libraries to support patron information needs. This role is expected to support staff through training, ensuring high quality service is provided to library users whether in person, on email or through virtual service. The supervisor may be assigned alternate schedules, including weekends.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develops and evaluates workflow at the Baker-Berry circulation and reserve desks and consults with other Access Services supervisors to coordinate shared services. (%20)
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the Information Access Assistants and the Access Services Student Supervisor positions. Schedules staff and students at Baker-Berry Library service points; works with other library access service points to ensure adequate coverage. May be assigned to supervise or staff other library access service points. (%20)
  • Participates in all aspects of direct patron service. Triage and respond to information requests via email, phone and chat services (%20)
  • Shares responsibility for overseeing building maintenance, security and emergency planning. (%10)
  • Convenes regularly scheduled staff meetings to discuss workflow, procedural, or policy changes; provides training opportunities to ensure staff are proficient in a changing environment. (%10)
  • Participates in the system-wide planning, testing, and implementation of circulation/reserve policies, procedures, and services; works with unit supervisors throughout the Library to ensure mutually effective procedures and policies that impact circulation/reserve operations. (%10)
  • Participates on Dartmouth College Library committees and task forces representing circulation and reserve services. (%10)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors plus 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least three years of library experience preferably in public service.
  • Excellent supervisory, organizational and communication skills.
  • Superior skills in diplomacy, conflict-resolution and consensus-building.
  • Experience using a library automated circulation system or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS

Salary Hiring Range: $43,600-54,500

To Apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65386

– Posted 10/27/22

Library Director – Jeudevine Memorial Library (Hardwick, VT)

The Jeudevine Memorial Library in Hardwick, Vermont, is seeking a Library Director.  Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees the Library Director is responsible for strategic leadership to develop and nurture the library as a vibrant community center. The Library Director must have a deep commitment to community engagement and to collaboratively provide programs, services and collections that meet the needs of all members of the community.

The Library Director will represent the library within the community, develop collections, manage staff and volunteers, create and facilitate adult programming, act as a liaison to the Friends of the Library, maintain library facilities, provide budgeting information, and ensure daily operations of the library remain within budget guidelines. This is a full-time position, including some Saturdays.

Education and Experience:

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. VT Certificate of Librarianship preferred. Management and supervisory experience required. Three to five years’ experience working in a library or non-profit organization preferred. Successful grant-writing experience required.

Compensation: Salary of $44,000 to $47,000 DOQ. Benefits include: health/dental/vision/paid vacation/sick/holiday/bereavement/casual leave and the town of Hardwick’s contribution to the Vermont Public Employees Retirement System.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and three professional references to: Director Search Committee, Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 North Main St., PO Box 536, Hardwick, VT 05843 or email to jeudevinelibary@hardwickvt.gov

This position will remain open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin at 5:00 pm on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. For additional information as to the position requirements, please refer to the Library Director Job Description at www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org EOE

– Posted 10/9/22

Collection Services Librarian – Bennington College (Bennington, VT)

Bennington College invites applications for the Collection Services Librarian position at Crossett Library. The librarian would be joining at an exciting time, with the college experiencing a growing enrollment, and a library with a strong reputation for outstanding service and collaborative colleagues.

The Collection Services Librarian plans and leads all aspects of acquisition, cataloging, organization, preservation, and access to library and archival resources.

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, and directly supervising the Acquisitions Coordinator, the Collection Services Librarian will work with library colleagues to ensure the quality and usability of the library’s collections and resource discovery tools and media resources. This position performs and supervises original cataloging and copy cataloging for all formats of information resources for the library; improves the access to and quality of existing bibliographic databases via authority control and enhancing bibliographic records; identifies and corrects incomplete/incorrect records; and upgrades records, and maintains authority control. This position provides support for the College archive including the creation of metadata records and protocols for the creation, storage, preservation, organization, and description of archival materials. The Collection Service Librarian also provides systems administration for certain functions of the integrated library system, online catalog, and discovery services related to acquisitions, cataloging, periodicals, and electronic resources.

A commitment to upholding practices of antiracism and inclusion are fundamental to the work of the library and this position. Bennington serves a diverse student population inclusive of members of ethnically/racially minoritized, international, LGBTQIA+, and disability communities as well as diverse gender identities, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions, and political beliefs. Our staff and faculty also reflect diverse and intersecting backgrounds and identities. All employees are expected to be respectful and responsive to these differences in the service of building community that promotes student and employee success. Each individual (faculty, staff and students) will be accountable for upholding these values. The College’s approach to pluralism and inclusivity—both as fields of inquiry and practice—is to prioritize flexible thought, and to invite the examination of access, value, power, and privilege through its institutional policies and areas of study. We encourage applicants from diverse realms of interest, backgrounds, experience, and accomplishment to apply.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution is required.
  • The position requires demonstrated experience with original cataloging using the standards of LCC, LCSH, and AACR2/RDA; experience with OCLC ClassWeb and Connexion is preferred.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards for digital asset management such as Dublin Core, METS, or MODS required.
  • Experience with library acquisitions, cataloging, discovery systems, and/or serials and electronic resource management is required.
  • Familiarity with the Sierra ILS, EBSCO Discovery Service, DSPACE and/or Folio is preferred.
  • Supervisory skills are preferred including the ability to develop internal talent, guide the work of employees, and create a positive work environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills are strongly preferred.
  • Strong fluency in word processing and spreadsheet applications is required. Experience with Google Suite is preferred.

This position requires successful completion and acceptable results of a background check.

To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/3504563
– Posted 10/9/22

Library Director – Wiggin Memorial Library (Stratham, NH)

The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham, NH, is seeking a dynamic and talented Library Director with proven management skills and excellent library knowledge to provide leadership in its vibrant community library. Stratham is a town of about 8,000 residents and is located in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, between Exeter and Portsmouth.

The Library Director is responsible for the management, direction and administration of the Wiggin Memorial Library, including all library services, personnel, policies, outreach, and programs. The ideal candidate is community oriented, forward thinking, comfortable with technology, and has a personable, positive disposition. Additionally, the incumbent has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to excellent patron service. The Library Director works closely with other town departments as well as the Library Board of Trustees.

The position is an exempt, full-time position with a salary range of $80,000-$100,000, starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An MLS/MLIS or a master’s degree in a field related to management, business, or public administration with at least 5-7 years of experience as a librarian some of which as a managing librarian. The Town of Stratham is an equal opportunity employer.

For further information including a full Job Description, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

To apply submit a resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment to recruitment@mrigov.com by Monday, October 31st, 2022, at 8 AM EDT.

– Posted 9/29/22

Circulation Specialist – South Burlington Public Library (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Public Library is seeking a Circulation Specialist with energy and enthusiasm for working with the public, sharing a love of reading, and focusing on administrative duties. We are located in a new building where the Circulation Desk is front and center. Circulation staff check in and out over 23,000 items per month. The Specialist will be oversee inter-library loan, handle overdue and lost materials, and work on collecting and reporting statistics. They will work one of four Saturdays and one evening regularly. They will work closely with the Circulation Librarian and often be responsible for the desk. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience working in a public library is preferred. Fluency in a language other than English is also desirable but not required. Please see the job description for additional information. This position pays $21.40 per hour and is full time with excellent benefits.

The City of South Burlington values diversity – in backgrounds and experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for our municipality, its residents, businesses, and visitors. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403 or to jheld@sburl.com with “Circulation Specialist  in the subject line.

– Posted 9/29/22

Interlibrary Loan Specialist – Castleton University’s Calvin Coolidge Library (Castleton VT)

INTERLIBRARY LOAN SPECIALIST
Salary range $30,000 – $35,000    

BASIC DESCRIPTION
To supervise the daily operations of interlibrary loan processes for a university library; serve distance students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree, plus two to four years of relevant library experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Administrative and office skills; familiarity with integrated automated library systems and management software, OCLC, MS Office suite, and email.
  • Excellent oral, written, and online communication skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of library patrons in person and online.
  • Good administrative, organizational, and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving abilities
For a full description and to apply online, visit Castleton University’s job site.
– Posted 9/29/22