Librarian II – Hartness Library, Vermont Technical College (Randolph Center, VT)

Applicants interested in applying must submit a Cover Letter and Resume.  Apply now

Job Description
To carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities.

Please go to the Vermont Tech Human Resources link for more details: Librarian II (Randolph Center)

– Posted 9/25/21

Library Professional – Roger Clark Memorial Library (Pittsfield, VT)

The Roger Clark Memorial Library in Pittsfield, VT is a small library within a close-knit community that seeks an energetic, enthusiastic part-time library professional dedicated to providing educational, professional, cultural, and recreational information and services for community members of all ages.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work primarily independently and alongside other team members to carry out all of the tasks and charges that are required to give excellent service.
  • Ability to manage time, to set priorities, and communicate with other team members as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with library patrons of all ages, trustees, volunteers, town officials and other staff members including the ability to deal tactfully, communicate effectively and harmoniously.
  • Regular attendance that is punctual and dependable is required.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, climb stools and lift up to 30 pounds.

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with the board of trustees to research, plan and implement programming for all ages.
  • Develop and oversee marketing, media strategies and initiatives including web-based, print, and all other venues for the purpose of advancing the library’s mission; and keeping with the organization’s mission.
  • Manage and provide innovative content for the website and social media platforms (Facebook, and other sites).
  • Keep the library collection current and organized through collection development and maintenance.
  • Develop procedures for recruitment and supervision of volunteers and interns in accordance with the personnel policy.
  • Keeps current with developments in the library profession. Attends professional meetings and conferences, participates in team planning and goal setting.
  • Providing regular, written reports of library activity for the board of trustees, the town, and the state, including: collecting, reporting, and analyzing library statistics
  • Perform related work as required; perform work as requested by the board of trustees.

This position includes daytime, evening, and Saturday hours. Anticipated hours will be 15-20 per week with pay based on experience ranging from $15-$20 per hour.

Please email resume, with references and a cover letter to the Board of Trustees at pittsfieldvtlibrary@gmail.com. Application submissions made on job platforms sites will not be accepted.  Application deadline is August 25, 2021. The Board of Trustees will be contacting selected applicants for interviews starting Monday, August 30th.

– Posted 8/17/21

Adult Services Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)

The Stowe Free Library is seeking a customer service and detail oriented individual to fill the position of Adult Services Librarian, and to assist in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” This position involves direct contact with the public, providing adult library programming, and managing the inter-library loan service. Stowe Free Library is a cherished community institution and has 6,400 registered borrowers and 25,000 volumes in its collection.  It is located within the historic Helen Day Memorial Building in the center of Stowe, a premier four-season resort community with a population of 4,300.

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, and an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification is preferred. Working knowledge of and experience with computers, Integrated Library Systems (ILS), data base management, and current technologies are preferred.  Good verbal and written communication, customer service, organizational, and supervisory skills are required. Candidates must be able to perform detailed work and to lift and shelve books. This position includes evenings and Saturday hours, comes with excellent benefits and a starting salary of $17.92 – 18.91 per hour, contingent upon qualifications and experience.

A job description and employment application can be obtained on the Town of Stowe website: www.stowevt.gov.  Send employment application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, Attn: Recruiter, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or email recruit@stowevt.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    EOE

– Posted 8/11/21

Librarian 2 – Northern Vermont University (Johnson, VT)

Northern Vermont University is looking for a Librarian to carry out professional library responsibilities including coordinating one or more major library function(s); to participate in development of policies and procedures and library planning activities.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage information literacy and academic research instruction for both online and on-campus course instruction.
  • Work with other VSC librarians to create digital learning objects, including online research guides and video tutorials.
  • Work with Director to develop policies and procedures for the on-campus and virtual libraries.
  • Act as lead in providing reference service for both online, IM chat, and on-campus students. Assess reference service, reviewing reference queries and providing statistical analysis. Train library staff and student workers in reference service skills and library resources.
  • Liaise with vendors regarding trials, licensing, and technical maintenance.
  • Database administration, including statistical analysis and technical maintenance.
  • Maintain LibGuides content management system (CMS) for online research guides in addition to other Springshare products.
  • Maintain library social media accounts.
  • Serve on system-wide library committees.
  • Manage lending programs for the library’s iPads and Kindles.
  • Plan and arrange library events, including presentations, book talks and displays.
  • Manage program development and public outreach services.
  • Promote library information and news via cross-campus communications and through NVU-Online.
  • Library liaison and collection development for various academic departments.
  • Manage any library grants specific to NVU libraries.
  • Manage collection and deselection processes for campus libraries.
  • Related duties as assigned.

View the full job description and apply online.

– Posted 7/23/21

Librarian – Winhall Memorial Library (Bondville, VT)

The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Librarian who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and community orientated.

The Librarian reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of current practices and trends in library services. They will be skillful in learning and leveraging a range of technology, tools, and platforms for effective promotion of library materials, events, and services.

This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 15-20 hours, including Saturdays. BA or BS, with two to three years of library experience preferred. However, we will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification. Salary will be based on experience as well as qualifications.

Send letter of interest, resume, and three work-related references to Winhall Memorial Library, P.O. Box 738, Bondville, VT 05340 or email at:  winhallmemoriallibrary@gmail.com. Time is of the essence, this position will be open until it is filled. The Winhall Memorial Library is a 501 (c)3 library. The library is located at 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road in Bondville, VT.

– Posted 7/20/21

Librarian- Etna Public Library (Etna, NH)

The Etna Public Library a municipal library has an opening for a Part-Time Librarian (23 hours per week). The Etna Library seeks an energetic, outgoing, creative, friendly and tech savvy Librarian to provide a high level of service in the areas of children and adult programming as well as general community outreach. Etna, is a small community within the town of Hanover, New Hampshire. It is located in southwestern Grafton County, approximately 3 miles east of Hanover’s downtown and 2.5 mi south of the village of Hanover Center.

For more information and to apply please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh.   All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online. Detailed instructions are available here.

– Posted 6/22/21

Librarian – Varnum Memorial Library (Jeffersonville, VT)

Nestled into the Smugglers Notch region, the Varnum Memorial Library is one of the oldest independent public libraries in Vermont. Owned and operated by the Crescendo Club Library Association, we strive to serve and anticipate the needs of all members of our community. We are seeking a library professional to provide oversight of the daily operations of the library and promote its use throughout the Town of Cambridge. The successful candidate will understand that this is more than just managing books. We seek someone who will create a space where all are welcomed and community can flourish. We want patrons of all ages to have a place to come to have their questions answered, their ideas challenged, their soul nourished by a good book, and to open the door to a wide range of possibilities. This is a 25 hour/week position.

If our values and goals resonate with yours, please send a cover letter and resume to varnumboardofdirectors@gmail.com

– Posted 5/19/21

Part-time Library Director/Librarian – Wardsboro Public Library (Wardsboro, VT)

The Wardsboro Public Library in Wardsboro, VT is seeking a  part-time Library Director/ Librarian. 4 days/ week, 23 hrs./ week, Saturdays and some evening hours, flexible work schedule. Wage is commensurate with experience starting at $16/hr. Experience, VT Certificate of Public Librarianship, or college degree is a plus

If you love libraries, enjoy reading and want to encourage others to read…

If you like working with other community organizations and want the library to become more than just a place for books …

If you are creative and innovative, use technology, communicate well, can interact professionally with others and have a positive get it done attitude….

If you enjoy designing interesting library programs and services that meet the needs of people of all ages..

then you could be a good fit for this job.

Under the supervision of the Board of Library Trustees, these are some of the librarian’s duties:

  • manage the daily operations of the library,
  • organize the acquisition, access of adult’s and children’s library collections,
  • design, develop and deliver an array of library programs and services to address the various needs of patrons of all ages and interests,
  • oversee the safety, cleanliness and neatness of the library’s physical space in compliance with CDC and ACCD COVID requirements and guidelines,
  • communicate and promote library services and programs through the Internet, Facebook, library website, and other electronic media,
  • manages the cataloging and circulation of materials using Verso, interlibrary loan services (using Clover), assist patrons to find materials and resources in the library,
  • manage the purchase and maintenance of computers and other electronic devices and assist patrons in using them.
  • supervise volunteers

Experience/ Skills Requirements

  • library experience and VT Certificate of Public Librarianship or college degree a plus.
  • excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • able to plan and set realistic goals, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • able to solve problems effectively by identifying issues, determining causes and implements appropriate solutions in a variety of situations,
  • able to control finances and supplies while keeping within budget
  • able to use technology, proficient in Microsoft Office, Google suite, Facebook, Instagram, integrated library systems, WordPress and Canva
  • establish positive working relationships with trustees, Friends of the Library and other community organizations.

Training is available.

For more information, leave a message at 802-896-6576 or email wardsboropubliclibrary@gmail.com.

To apply, email or send a resume and cover letter to Wardsboro Public Library PO Box 170 Main St. Wardsboro, VT 05355.

– Posted 5/9/21

Public Services Librarian – Northfield Mount Hermon School (Mount Hermon, MA)

Northfield Mount Hermon, an independent co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks a Public Services Librarian to join the staff of Schauffler Library for the 2021-2022 school year. Working closely with a small team of colleagues, the Public Services Librarian supports the mission of Northfield Mount Hermon by helping members of the campus community find, access, use, and create information in support of their academic and personal interests and growth.

This position includes primary responsibility for the library’s circulation, reserve, and interlibrary loan functions, including hiring, training, and supervising 10-15 part-time student aides; serving as a liaison to one or more academic departments, teaching library instruction sessions, creating instructional materials, and participating in collection development and outreach; coordinating and maintaining the library’s production equipment, including 2D and 3D printers; and communicating with Campus Safety and Plant & Properties regarding library hours and building issues. This job also includes evening and weekend library duty.

The ideal applicant will have a master’s degree in library science (M.L.S or M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited institution and at least one year’s professional experience with circulation, public services, and/or reference, preferably in an academic or school library. We will consider outstanding candidates who are close to finishing their degree programs.

Additional qualifications include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a demonstrated capacity to work effectively with colleagues and other members of the community, and an ability to work evenings and occasional weekends.

Candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, experience in diversity work, and an eagerness to work with a diverse student body in a boarding school environment.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two (2) letters of reference to:

Human Resources
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way
Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240
hr@nmhschool.org

**Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.**
For more information visit our website at http:/www.nmhschool.org
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Posted 5/9/21