Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant – Freel Library (North Adams, MA)

Freel Library at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA,  near the southern border of VT) seeks an engaged and service-oriented Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant who enjoys working with students and collaborating with others on varied projects.  This part-time position (12-16 hrs/wk; fall and spring semesters only) provides general library assistance to students, faculty, and staff during evening and weekend hours, including circulation, reserves, and basic information services; creates a welcoming atmosphere for MCLA’s diverse community of learners; offers responsive, high-quality service; helps oversee all evening library operations and secure the library at closing; walks through and staffs library stacks floors; shelves books and retrieves holds; operates library equipment; works on on-going and special projects such as displays, library events, book repair, shelf reading, and shifting in collaboration with staff; helps supervise student library assistants when needed; and provides substitute staffing to cover staff absences when possible. Salary: $14.89/hr.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=136444

– Posted 9/9/21

Full-time Library Aide III for Technology and Outreach – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

We are looking for someone who is creative, friendly and enthusiastic about technology to complete our hard-working team! Tech-savviness is a must, sense of humor is a plus. This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment.

General duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include the publication of a bi-weekly newsletter, the maintenance of the library’s website and social media presence and the implementation of curriculum from Digital Learn and other online resources to lead technology classes for our patrons. Other projects could involve assisting with the development of adult programming initiatives.

Candidates should be personable, cheerful, professional, and enjoy working with the public. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of software suites and on-line tools including Microsoft Office, Canva, Mail Chimp, Word Press, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Library experience is a plus but we are willing to train the right candidate. Infrequent Saturdays will be required.

A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request.

The starting hourly rate is $17.12 to $20.86 per hour, depending on experience. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org. Applications received before October 4 will be given first priority. The position will remain open until filled.

– Posted 9/9/21

Library Paraeducator – Union Memorial School (Colchester, VT)

Reports to School Librarian and Building Principal
Pay range is $14.01-$17.25 per hour, 12.5 hours per week.
Full details at https://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/job.cfm?jid=3662630&

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Audio Visual Assistant, under the supervision of the school librarian, oversees daily operations of scheduling and maintaining equipment for maximal use in instructional programs. The Audio Visual Assistant catalogues and processes all AV software and maintains the AV component of the library’s bibliographic database to insure indexes to audio-visual material.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  2. Effective word processing skills; knowledge of technology applications; and basic skills in operation/maintenance of AV Equipment.
  3. Flexibility in dealing with multiple tasks, people, and material resources.
  4. Previous experience and/or ability working with children or adolescents.
  5. Experience and desire to learn library automation skills, cataloguing, other related skills.
  6. Commitment to the School District’s mission and Strategic Plan.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops and administers circulation systems and storage areas for audio visual equipment, supplies, and educational software.
  2. Conducts and maintains AV equipment software, and materials inventory. Also recommends ordering consumables, and other needed equipment/software purchases to the librarian.
  3. Aids and instructs teachers and students in the operation of equipment; reports emerging trends to the librarian.
  4. Troubleshoots classroom equipment problems and provides or arranges for equipment repair, as needed.
  5. Marks and labels all new equipment with school name, inventory number, and/or department. Creates and maintains maintenance history sheets on each piece of equipment.
  6. Sets up videotaping schedule for satellite/cable programs requested by teachers. Ensures that the library complies with copyright laws when copying educational programming.
  7. Catalogues and processes new AV material in accordance with Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules II. Enters cataloguing data into library’s database.
  8. Supervises the operation of the library when the librarian is not present.
  9. Performs other tasks as requested by the Librarian and/or Building Administrators.
– Posted 9/2/21

Part-time Library Assistant – Fairfax Community Library (Fairfax, VT)

Part-time Library Assistant – Fairfax Community Library, Fairfax, VT
Salary: $13.00 Hourly
Location:75 Hunt St., Fairfax, VT

The Fairfax Community Library in Fairfax, Vermont, is seeking a part-time library assistant. General purpose would be serving public patrons by phone and in person at the main desk at the Fairfax Community Library. The job includes assisting patrons in locating materials, using the library catalog, answering questions about technology and other services offered at the library such as interlibrary loan requests. Duties also include assisting other staff in general operation of the library, shelving materials, assisting with programs for children and adults, and other general library and clerical duties. Flexibility for filling in as a substitute during additional hours preferred.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to fairfaxlibrarian@gmail.com

– Posted 8/28/21

Library Aide / Clerk – Lamoille Union Middle and High School (Hyde Park, VT)

The Library Aide works under the direct supervision of the Library Director. The primary responsibilities are to supervise the use of the Library after school as well as basic library and clerical responsibilities, including all overdue material operations. The ideal candidate will be competent with middle and high school students and will have a working knowledge of technology.
Student Management:
During school: Aide helps with basic library operations, including student/patron interactions, basic research, locating books and other materials for study and/or for recreational reading, circulation, and basic classroom management.

After school supervision: Aide is responsible for keeping students safe and must be capable of strong classroom management skills. Must be able to aid students in basic research (using books and computers), finding books, and providing book recommendations.

For more information and apply online at SchoolSpring.com.
– Posted 8/17/21

Part-time Circulation Assistant – Waterbury Public Library (Waterbury, VT)

The Waterbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, well-organized individual to provide stellar customer service to a diverse clientele 20 hours per week, including evening and Saturday hours. The ideal candidate will have strong clerical skills, comfort with working with the public and a love of books. Must have at least intermediate technology skills. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree preferred. See our website for full position description. Resume, references, cover letter to rachel@waterburypubliclibrary.com.

– Posted 8/17/21

Library Clerk – Goodrich Memorial Library (Newport, VT)

The historic Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport, Vermont is seeking a library clerk.  The successful candidate will enjoy providing excellent customer service, possess good clerical skills, and enjoy reading.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus.  This is a 30 hour per week position with some Saturday daytime hours.  Compensation is set at $12.25 per hour.

To apply mail your cover letter and resume to:

Joanne Pariseau, Director
202 Main Street
Newport, VT  05855
or email to: director@goodrichlibrary.org

– Posted 8/5/21

Substitute Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications from candidates to work as Substitute Library Assistants in the Circulation and Youth departments. The primary responsibilities include assisting patrons at the circulation desk and checking materials in and out. Applicants should be adaptable, computer literate, able to navigate Koha, enjoy working with the public, and be able to work nights and weekends.  .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113.  Position open until filled. The starting salary is $13.50/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Library Assistant/Shelver – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library is receiving applications for part-time employment as a Library Assistant/Shelver. The Library Assistant is responsible for sorting and shelving library materials in both the adult and youth departments of Brownell Library. This position will work approximately 8 hours per week.

Applicants must have the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a large variety of individuals, including coworkers and patrons. Applicants must also be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113 Position open until filled. The starting salary range is $11.75/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21