Assistant Librarian – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library has a position open for an assistant librarian. Duties include assisting with the daily operations of the library, including issuing new library cards, checking library materials in and out, shelving books, locating books and other materials for patrons, assisting in creating exhibits and displays, and other activities as assigned. A love of books and basic computer and communication skills a plus. This is a part-time position, beginning at 15 hours a week, with an option for more. Contact Abbey Gaudette at director@swantonlibrary.org or (802) 868-7656.

– Posted 11/16/22

Library Technical Assistant II – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks a flexible individual for busy circulation desks. Excellent customer service and computer skills required. This position is part time and will work approximately 20 hours per week, some nights and weekends. Associate’s degree and library experience preferred.

This minimum starting salary for this part-time position is $14.21 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexjct.bamboohr.com/jobs/.  The deadline to submit your resume and cover letter is October 28, 2022 at which point we will begin reviewing applications.  EOE

– Posted 10/17/22

Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

The City of Essex Junction has a part-time opening for Library Technical Assistant II.  This person will work 20 hours per week.  The hours will vary to include nights and weekend availability.  Come join a team our amazing team of Library Professionals.

BASIC FUNCTION

To work at the Circulation Desk assisting patrons and working on assigned clerical tasks which support the circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserve systems.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

> Primary

  •  Work directly with patrons checking the library material in and out, renewing items, placing items on hold, and registering users for our community Room.
  • Prepare items for shelving and keep material in order.
  • Register new patrons for library cards and add HomeCard patrons to the patron database.
  • Enter patron information into the patron database and review all new adult patron registrations for accuracy.
  • Help patrons find materials in the library and answer directional and basic reference questions.
  • Train patrons in the use of library technology.
  •  Assist with acquisitions record keeping.
  •  Follow procedures for opening and closing the library when working those shifts.
  • Assist the Circulation, ILL, and Youth Librarians as needed.
  • Serve as a backup/assist with Interlibrary Loans
  • Assist with programming as needed

Pay is: $14.21 to $19.33 based on experience

To apply please visit us here.

– Posted 10/17/22

Library Aide – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

Would you enjoy working part-time hours in a friendly work environment with great colleagues?

Do you have excellent communication and public service skills?

Do you love a challenge and want to make a difference?

If you answered yes to these questions, apply for our part-time Library Aide in the Youth Services Department opening at the Keene Public Library!

This position is responsible for assisting Keene Public Youth Service Librarians (both children and teen) with the daily operations of the Youth Services Department! Duties include, but are not limited to, providing readers’ advisory and other services to children, young adults, teachers, parents and adult patrons as well as library staff in person, by phone, through email and uses a broad range of sources including the Internet, the library material collection, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials.

Minimum requirements include an Associate’s Degree or two-year technical certificate, and at least one year of customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer experience, library experience or public contact experience and experience working with children or completed classes in children’s literature and child development is required. Knowledge and support of intellectual freedom and NH privacy laws and maintaining the confidentiality of customer information is required.

The Library Aide/Youth position offers a pay range of $18.85- $23.49 per hour and 12 hours per week. This position requires working evening and Saturday hours.

If you’re excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community, apply online today at https://keenenh.gov/jobs! Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your completed application.

Job Description: Library Aide- Youth Services

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– 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

Circulation Assistant Position – 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 at least one evening and Saturdays. 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 the full position description on our website: waterburypubliclibrary.com. Pay starts at $15.00 an hour. Resume, references, cover letter to rachel@waterburypubliclibrary.com.

– Posted 9/26/22

Administrative Assistant – Ilsley Public Library (Middlebury, VT)

Description 

Ilsley is seeking an enthusiastic Administrative Assistant. This position performs a variety of general office clerical and administrative support tasks, including providing administrative support to the library Director, budget and payroll management, and office records management. This position also carries out select library duties, including taking shifts on the public service desk. Should the selected candidate have an interest in and aptitude for librarianship, there is considerable opportunity to take on additional library duties. This position is perfect for someone with strong administrative experience that is interested in learning more about libraries and exploring a career in librarianship. It would also be a good opportunity for current library professionals considering a move to library leadership roles; the selected candidate will become intimately familiar with library management and administration, gaining a bird’s eye view of how a library functions. Experience in libraries is not required, and the library will provide support to the chosen candidate to pursue a Certificate in Librarianship, should they choose to do so.

About the Ilsley Public Library 

Established in 1848, Ilsley Public Library serves Middlebury, Vermont and its surrounding towns with a staff of four professional librarians, eight staff members, and many dedicated substitutes, work study students, and volunteers. The library’s staff is its greatest asset, and as such continual professional development is expected and supported. They library’s collection consists of more than 50,000 physical items with an annual circulation of over 130,000 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 salary range for this position is $38,000-$42,000, commensurate with experience. This is a full-time union position (40 hrs/wk), and provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Application 

A full description of the position can be found at https://www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Library-Assistant-Administration-and-Circulation-9.19.2022.pdf. Please email a cover letter and resume to dana.hart@ilsleypubliclibrary.org. First review of applications will begin October 10. The anticipated start date will be October 31.

– Posted 9/22/22

Circulation Assistant – Aldrich Library (Barre, VT)

Aldrich Public Library is hiring!

Located in Central Vermont, Aldrich Library serves the communities of Barre City and Barre Town at two locations. Our historic Barre City building houses a collection of over 60,000 titles and accommodates over 70,000 visitors annually.

We are currently seeking a friendly and service-oriented Circulation Assistant. The Circulation Assistant works with a team of librarians and the circulation team to connect patrons to literature and information in various mediums. See the attached job description for more information.

This position will work 30 hours per week, including some evenings and rotating Saturdays.  Rate of pay will start at $15.90 per hour with additional benefits including paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and health insurance.

Visit www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org/get-involved for more information, or email resume and cover letter to AldrichDirector@gmail.com.

– Posted 9/8/22

Library Assistant – Exeter Public Library (Exeter, NH)

Exeter, NH (PT with possibility of FT) Exeter Public Library seeks an individual dedicated to enthusiastically serving people of all ages as a part time Library Assistant. The Library Assistant must be over the age of 18, have a BA or a BS from an accredited college or university, or comparable work experience including a minimum of one (1) year experience working with the public. The Library Assistant must understand and be able to use the Dewey Decimal Classification for shelving and circulation, be able to use a computer and pertinent programs, work at a desk thirty-two (32) to thirty-six (36) inches high, carry armloads of books, and reach all shelves with or without the aide of a stepstool. Night and weekend availability required. Email Library Director Hope Godino at  deweyexeter1@comcast.net with resume and cover letter or for further information.

– Posted 9/1/22

Library Assistant – Cavendish Fletcher Community Library (Cavendish, VT)

The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is seeking a part-time Library Assistant who has a love of reading for 18 hours per week.

…Standard Schedule: 12 to 6 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

…Extra 2 hours for Everybody Eats Program on Wednesdays from 10 to 12 until expected end of program in March 2023.

…Extra hours to cover librarian’s vacation/sick days.

The Cavendish Library is a unique municipal library that operates as a library for the Town of Cavendish community and a part-time school library for the Cavendish Town Elementary School.

Cavendish is a small rural town with a population of 1,400 located on Route 131 twenty miles from Claremont, New Hampshire, and three miles from Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont.  The Cavendish Town Elementary is a K-6 school with 80 students and is attached to the library.

Responsibilities:

  • Present a welcoming attitude to all patrons in a non-judgmental and respectful manner.
  • Assist/advise people on how to locate library materials and how to use the library computers and online resources.
  • Set up new patrons, check items in and out via computer.
  • Use of discretion regarding patron privacy.
  • Process and maintain the library materials.
  • Organize and reshelve returned items.
  • Collaborate with librarian in using various social media platforms to promote library activities/programs to the public.
  • Support librarian and participate in various library events.
  • Examine material on shelves to verify accuracy of placement.
  • Identify material in need of repair/replacement.

Other Skills and Experience: 

Familiarity with computers (google suite and website maintenance), clerical skills, interpersonal and phone skills, ability to communicate clearly.

Required:

  • High school diploma.
  • Background check.

Preferred:

  • Library experience.
  • Experience working with children and working in a school environment.

Salary Range: 

Hourly Position – $17 per hour. Benefits:  Sick Leave

Send Resume to Peggy Svec at cavendishlibrary573@gmail.com

– Posted 8/16/22