Library Director (UPDATED) – Rockingham Free Public Library (Bellows Falls, VT)

The Rockingham Free Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a director to lead our municipal library, which serves approximately 5,200 Rockingham residents and has broad community support. It is a beautiful Carnegie library that was built in 1909, renovated in 2013, and is located in the historic village of Bellows Falls, overlooking the scenic Connecticut River in southeastern Vermont.

The Director is responsible for all phases of library operations, oversees a staff of two full-time and 6 part-time employees to provide library services, and works with the nine-member Library Board to develop policies and the annual budget.   

The successful candidate will have the experience and skill to plan and implement new services; excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to meet the needs of an enthusiastic staff, volunteers and Friends of the Library, and community organizations; technology skills; fundraising and financial expertise; and enthusiasm for the role of our public library as a community hub and center of learning.

Required qualifications: Masters of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, and five years of library administration experience, including three years in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. To see the full job description, visit: https://rockinghamlibrary.org/director

Salary Range: $48,000 – 63,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is full-time, salaried position and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, email a single PDF file which includes resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references, torfpltaetzsch@gmail.com For more information, contact Ellen Taetzsch, Library Board Chair: rfpltaetzsch@gmail.com.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE

– Updated 8/17/21

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

Dorothy Alling Memorial Library is looking for a full-time Youth Services Librarian to join our dynamic team. If you enjoy working with youth and families in a busy library serving a growing community, consider working at DAML. The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, developing, and providing library services for children and young adults, including programs and collection development. This person also collaborates with Outreach and Adult Programming staff to offer multi-age programs and services out in the community. Click here to learn more.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree, with an MLS from an ALA-accredited program or in active pursuit thereof, or an equivalent in education and experience, as well as two years’ experience in library services for youth.

To apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Jane Kearns, director@damlvt.org. The position is open until filled.

Williston is a growing community with a population of nearly 10,000. The Town of Williston is an EOE.

View full position description at www.damlvt.org.

– Posted 8/11/21

Information Specialist/Librarian – Champlain Valley Union High School (Hinesburg, VT)

This job in a busy high school library serving approximately 1,300 students includes working together as a team with two other librarians, supporting students and teachers, and co-teaching with classroom teachers. Another primary role of this position is working with the school’s leadership teams to map and respond to student engagement data. Candidates should be familiar with current library systems, comfortable manipulating data, and have experience working in a high school environment. Master’s degree preferred. Certification as a School Librarian preferred.

Our ideal candidate would be able to:

  • welcome and affirm the voices of all library stakeholders in a way that shares power.
  • enhance the library’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion; with commitment to more representation for people from historically marginalized backgrounds.
  • work with a team to study, analyze, and disseminate important student engagement data.
  • demonstrate success at teaching and being an instructional partner, including with sustained, embedded units in classrooms.
  • integrate information literacy skills throughout all areas of the curriculum.
  • have rapport with and respect for high-school-aged students.
  • show flexibility for working on a team and in a dynamic atmosphere, and have the ability to juggle many tasks at once.
  • co-lead book groups and other professional development for students and staff that center growth along the anti-bias and antiracist continuums.
  • be comfortable with eBooks, audiobooks, online databases, digital tools, and apps for education.
  • support the continued hosting and advising of student clubs, including the Gender Sexuality Alliance, our chapter of Project LIT Community, and the Racial Alliance Committee.
  • learn new resources and develop expertise in the application of these resources.
  • creatively promote resources to the whole school community and strive to provide equitable access.

Applications will be accepted on www.schoolspring.com.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), women, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

– Posted 7/30/21

Design and Technology Teacher – Williston Central School (Williston, VT)

1.00 FTE  Design and Technology Teacher

The Champlain Valley School District is seeking a dynamic educator to join the Williston Central
School (WCS) community as a Design and Technology Teacher. Located in Chittenden
County, WCS is part of a progressive learning community of dedicated faculty and staff serving
approximately 700 students in 3rd through 8th grade.  This position involves working with
students in grades 3-8 with a major emphasis on grades 5-8.  Preferred qualifications for this
full-time position include a current Vermont Professional Educator’s license and endorsement in
Design and Technology Education or be eligible for licensure.  Applicants with related
endorsements in the STEM field may also be considered.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Create a learning environment where all students feel safe and welcome, forming
    authentic relationships of trust and respect.
  • Create opportunities for students to design and apply concepts that support relevant and
    authentic application of science, mathematics, technology and engineering.
  • Have expertise and knowledge of emerging design and fabrication tools and machines;
    robotics and coding; rudimentary circuitry; woodworking; computer assisted design;
    construction engineering and design; and 3D design and printing.
  • Have strong communication skills and knowledge of standards-based instruction.
  • Collaborate well with colleagues to create integrated learning opportunities.
  • Integrate STEM and Maker Movement practices into the Design and Technology
    program.

The position will begin July 1, 2021. A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered to
the successful candidate based upon qualifications, education, and experience.

CVSD is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all of our students
achieve our mission – which means we are also committed to developing a faculty and staff that
represents the inclusive, welcoming environment we seek to develop for students and families.
We seek applicants with diverse experiences who share this commitment and strongly
encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ
candidates to apply.

Interested candidates shall apply online to www.schoolspring.com with a letter of interest,
resume, proof of licensure and three current letters of reference.  Paper applications will not be
accepted. Open until filled.

– Posted 7/20/21

Processing Specialist – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Do you have a passion for history and primary source materials? Are you interested in the ways that digital technology is changing how we document our world and interact with the past? Do you enjoy research and have an aptitude for organization? Dartmouth Library’s Rauner Special Collections Library is seeking a Processing Specialist who will process archival and manuscript collections in physical and digital format that support teaching, learning, and research within the Dartmouth community and around the globe. This position offers great opportunities for growth; candidates in the exploratory or early stages of a career path in libraries and archives are welcome to apply.

 As the Processing Specialist, you will: 

  • join a collaborative, supportive Special Collections team of 15 
  • work on site in Hanover, NH, at Rauner Library, the home of Dartmouth’s rare books, manuscripts, and archives. 
  • perform research on individuals and organizations represented in archival and manuscript collections. 
  • arrange and describe archival and manuscript collections containing both physical and digital formats. 
  • identify preservation issues in the collections. 
  • provide basic research support in the reading room to a diverse community of users. 
  • actively engage in professional development funded and supported by the Library. 
Ideally, you will have: 
  • library experience. 
  • experience with or ability to learn database applications. 
  • strong organizational skills. 
  • excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
  • ability to work both independently and collaboratively. 
  • ability to work discreetly with sensitive or confidential materials. 
  • experience working with rare or fragile materials. 
  • a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
This position is full time (37.5 hrs/wk) with benefits. For more information and to apply online, go to http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/58449 Contact info: caitlin.birch@dartmouth.edu

About Dartmouth and the Dartmouth Library 
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 approximately 140. 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. 

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 7/16/21

Full Time Youth Services Librarian – Norwich Public Library (Norwich, VT)

The Norwich Public Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, and upbeat leader to join our library. The successful candidate will be passionately committed to engaging and inspiring children of all ages and their caregivers. The Youth Services Librarian coordinates all aspects of the department – including programming, collection development, reader’s advisory, cultivation of community partnerships, as well as the supervision of volunteers and other youth services staff. The ideal applicant has an in-depth working knowledge of literature for children and young adults and is well-versed in modern library practices and current technologies and trends, as they pertain to Youth Services. They must be energetic, organized, self-motivated, and be able to work independently with minimal general supervision. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are a mandatory requirement.

MLIS or Vermont Certificate in Public Librarianship strongly preferred with at least two years of experience working in a library providing programming and services for children and/or young adults.

This position is full time (37.5 hours) and may include evening and weekend hours. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include PTO and medical/vision insurance.

To apply please send an email, including a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references to Lucinda Walker, Library Director, npljobsearch@gmail.com.  Criminal background check is required. Resume review begins July 8. Applications accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

For the full job description click here or visit our website at www.norwichlibrary.org

– Posted 6/29/21

Director – Gay-Kimball Library (Troy, NH)

The Gay-Kimball Library (GKL) Board of Trustees is seeking a new director who is welcoming, innovative, tech-savvy, organized, and an effective communicator with strong leadership qualities. The GKL enjoys broad support in the community including an amicable and effective relationship with Town Hall and Troy Elementary School.  The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for overall operations of the library including but not limited to the development and monitoring of the annual operating budget, personnel supervision, facility management, programming for all ages, and services.

Troy (17.6 sq. mi, pop. 2,140) is an attractive New England town nestled at the base of beautiful Mount Monadnock in Southwestern New Hampshire. It is home to many recreational opportunities and is within easy driving distance to numerous mountains, hikes, lakes and the cities of Boston, Portland, and Brattleboro (VT).

This is a salaried, exempt position with a 35-hour workweek that is flexible to include meetings and events that do not fall during normal library hours.  Evening and occasional Saturday hours are required.

Qualifications:  Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  A minimum of four years of progressively responsible library experience including supervisory and administrative work.
Demonstrated customer service skills.

The salary range is $38,000 – $43,000 depending on the candidate’s level of experience and qualifications.  The position’s generous benefit package includes health and dental insurance, NH retirement, and sick and vacation time.  Hiring is contingent on a background check.

For a more details and a full job description: http://www.troylibrary.us/library-director-position/

Interested candidates can send a cover letter, résumé and 3 references in a single PDF or Word document to GKLtrustees@gmail.com with the subject – Gay-Kimball Library Director Position.

The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.

– Updated 6/29/21

Librarian/Media Specialist – Barre Town Middle and Elementary (Barre, VT)

Barre Town Middle and Elementary school is seeking a dynamic educator who is a licensed librarian/media specialist who can support students in developing literacy skills. The ideal librarian/media specialist will collaborate with teachers to promote curiosity, imagination, communication and problem solving skills and the ability to access information.

This assignment will begin in late October and end in the beginning of February.

Learn more and apply online through SchoolSpring.

– Posted 6/16/21

Library Media Specialist – Ottauquechee School (Hartford, VT)

The Ottauquechee School in Hartford, VT seeks a dynamic and dedicated library media specialist. We are a PreK-5 school with an enrollment of just over 200 students and a highly collaborative culture. As a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) school, we believe that all students can achieve academic and social success given appropriate support. Our teachers infuse inquiry into all disciplines, provide compelling contexts to engage learners, build scholars’ capacity for higher order thinking, prioritize student-engaged assessment, and above all, model and foster a growth mindset.

Our library media specialist has a unique role in the school. In addition to teaching library as a related art to each class weekly, this person also coordinates our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program. The STEAM program is a chance for students from both classes at each grade level to work together to solve design challenges in a hands-on way. In previous years, the STEAM program has focused on equity and the U.N. Sustainable Development goals.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in incorporating technology, problem-based learning, and information literacy into engaging instruction for elementary students. They will have exemplary student-centered classroom management skills, a strong and reflective teaching practice, and a commitment to collaboration with diverse colleagues.

The Ottauquechee School, in alignment with Hartford School District’s Anti-Racism Policy, believes that the educational experience of every student is enhanced through the professional contributions of representatives of various races, ethnicities, genders, physical abilities, ages and sexual orientations, and that a diverse and culturally competent faculty is essential in the creation of a rigorous learning environment free of bias and inequities.

Learn more and apply online at: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3543240

– Posted 6/4/21

Library Director – Newmarket Public Library (Newmarket, NH)

The Newmarket Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Library Director who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and very public service orientated.  The Director oversees a staff of 1 full-time and 5 part-time employees, a collection of approximately 37,000 items, and an annual budget of $325,260.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public; including library operations, personnel selection and supervision, collection development, establishing new programming that is innovative, creative and responsive to the needs of the community, policy management, annual budget preparation and fiscal management of the library facility.

Applications must have an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, strong communication skills, administrative and supervisory experience.

The candidate should be well organized, have excellent written and verbal skills, be current with the latest technological resources and have the ability to establish working relationships with town officials, community leaders and boards, and the general public to provide a community-centered town library for the town of Newmarket, New Hampshire.  This is a full time position with full benefits.  Salary range is $55,000 – 62,000.

To view the job description, go to https://newmarketlibrary.org.

Deadline date:  June 11, 2021

Please send application to Amy Nicholson, Chair, Library Board of Trustees, Newmarket Public Library, 1 Elm Street, Newmarket, NH  03857

email:  nicholamy1227@gmail.com

– Posted 5/26/21