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

Library Technical Assistant I-Youth & Circulation Departments – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual for busy youth and circulation departments. Excellent customer service and computer skills required. This position is part time and will work approximately 16 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://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.  The deadline to submit your resume and cover letter is September 3, 2021 at which point we will begin reviewing applications.  EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Part-Time Children’s Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking to hire a part-time children’s library aide to work 10-12 hours per week on Thursdays and another day to be determined. Occasional Saturdays will be required.

General library duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include assisting with the development and maintenance of the children’s collection and planning children’s programming, including story hours.

Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, and professional and enjoy working with the public, especially children. Candidates must have basic computer skills and Internet searching skills. Library experience is a plus.

The starting hourly rate is $15.54 per hour. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org. Review of applications will begin on August 30 and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. A full job description is available upon request.

– Posted 7/26/21

Part-time Library Clerks – Enfield Public Library (Enfield, NH)

The Enfield Public Library in Enfield, NH seeks two part-time library clerks to assist with the daily activities of the library. Job duties and abilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Circulation desk duties
  • Shelving
  • Answering the telephone
  • Helping patrons locate library materials
  • Assisting patrons with digital media and interlibrary loan

Essential skills:

  • Understanding of and dedication to customer service; must have the ability to respond to a variety of situations resourcefully and with courtesy
  • Computer literate and comfortable with technology. Ability to use email and Microsoft Office; provide technical assistance; troubleshoot printers and other library equipment
  • Have a positive approach to problem solving
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn new things
  • Promote the library within the community in a positive way

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service attitude towards patrons of all ages is essential and proficiency using a computer is necessary
  • Knowledge of adult and children’s books and movies
  • Previous library experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate
  • Candidate must be able to carry, bend, lift, kneel, and reach upper and lower shelves

Hours:

  • Position 1: Monday and Thursday evenings 5:00-8:00p and Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p
  • Position 2: Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p

Additional availability for special events and to cover staff absences is a plus. Salary is $13.00/hr. Benefits: paid holidays (both positions) and pro-rated vacation time (Position 1). Please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Hutson: mhutson@enfield.nh.us Application deadline is August 7, 2021. No phone calls please.

– Posted 7/13/21

Circulation Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Circulation Assistant.

SALARY: $18.70 Hourly OPENING DATE: 05/13/21 CLOSING DATE: 06/01/21 05:00 PM

The Howe Library is recruiting for a part-time Circulation Assistant. Position is 15 hours per week and non-benefited. Some weekend and evening work required.

Job duties include checking books in and out at the circulation desk using the library’s automated system, shelving books, and performing clerical tasks. Candidates must be committed to providing excellent customer service to library patrons. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here (Download PDF reader).

Candidates must submit job application and any supporting documents via the Town  of Hanover’s online recruiting system. No paper materials accepted.  For further details on how to apply, please visit “Employment” at www.hanovernh.org. All job offers contingent on background check with results satisfactory to the Town.

Please note: At this time, library hours and job duties differ as we are providing virtual services and contactless circulation via Take Out while maintaining safety protocols. The library is committed to following CDC and State guidelines for safety, including social distancing whenever possible, a mandatory mask policy, and frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces.

– Posted 5/19/21

Library Administrative Assistant – U-32 MS/HS Library (Montpelier, VT)

If you love books, libraries, working with teachers, and of course, young people, this might be a good fit for you. The U-32 MS/HS Library is a busy, dynamic, inclusive, progressive, and multifaceted library learning commons. We have two full time teacher-librarians and a library located in the heart of our building. We are hiring for a Library Administrative Assistant to help support us, our students, and our staff. Might be a good fit for someone looking to get their foot in the door or who naturally loves books, teens, and being an integral member of a dynamic team.
Come join our team! Position is open until filled. https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3477794
– Posted April 16, 2021

Library Assistant – Morristown Centennial Library (Morrisville, VT)

Looking for a part-time job? Love working with people? Are you a reader who loves to recommend books? Like connecting with the Community? Have a background in Customer Service? 
Morristown Centennial Library is looking for a part-time Library Assistant.
30 hours per week, including one or two evenings and some Saturdays. Rate of pay commensurate with experience.
We are looking for someone self-motivated, reliable, creative, detail-oriented and responsible for this library customer-service position. Must be friendly, helpful, dependable, and have technology aptitude.
Morristown Centennial Library is a vibrant center of the community. We are committed to increasing our community’s access to information, sharing the advantages and joys of reading and lifelong learning. We provide a comfortable and welcoming environment, offer high-quality services and programs that are responsive to our community’s wants and needs, honoring patrons’ rights to privacy, confidentiality and intellectual freedom.
Responsibilities include: Manning the Adult and Youth Services Circulation Desks, shelving books, assisting in maintaining the library website, managing the library’s social media presence,  creating and distributing promotional materials, and supporting other staff as needed.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to info@centenniallibrary.org

– Posted March 26, 2021

Head of Youth Services Assistant Librarian – Town of Essex (Essex, VT)

The Town of Essex, Vermont is seeking a Head of Youth Services Assistant Librarian to manage the youth department and children’s area while performing creative work in support of the operation of the Essex Free Library. The position directs youth library programs, and selects and maintains materials for the Children’s and Young Adult collections. Duties also include the cataloging of all youth materials, management of specific reports, community outreach, publicity, and direct service work in support of the operation of the library, as well as all other related work as required.

This position works under the direction of the Library Director and works in accordance with all town policies. This position works approximately 40 hours per week to include one evening and every other Saturday. Hours will be divided between two circulation desks.

MLS/MLIS degree is required. Prior library experience is required. Candidates must be proficient with computers and technology and have experience with web platforms and social media. Candidates must be familiar with both adult and juvenile literature and be comfortable with providing reader’s advisory to patrons, particularly children. Candidates must possess considerable knowledge of the needs and abilities of children and the available library materials and services.

The minimum starting salary for this full-time position is $20.18 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. Candidates can apply online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/ . If you are unable to apply online an appointment can be made to pick up a paper application by calling 802-857-0113. This position has excellent health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, and paid leave. Applications will be taken until April 7, 2021.

The Town of Essex is an equal opportunity employer.

– Updated March 26, 2021

Part-time Library Assistant – Georgia Public Library (Georgia, VT)

Georgia Public Library needs YOU!

 

Library Assistant, part-time 20-25 hours per week

●        Georgia Public Library (GPL) is a hub of civic and community life. GPL is a place that not only connects patrons with information and ideas but with one another. At the Library we are committed to creating spaces where individuals from across all walks of life can come together, virtually and physically, to access knowledge freely. Georgia Public Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing opportunities and resources for personal enrichment and growth.

●        Our ideal candidate is a warm, flexible, creative, and engaging individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. They have good customer service skills as well as knowledge in Microsoft Office and social media apps. They may know something about the wondrous software that runs a library and all its collections- or have the desire to learn. The ability to lift 30 pounds is required – books!

The Position: We’re looking for a library assistant. The pay range we’re offering is $14 to $15 per hour. As an employee of the Town of Georgia, this 20-hour per week position falls under the town’s policies. Please search for “Personnel Policies and Rules 5.17” at the town’s website, www.townofgeorgia.com . The position offers a wonderful opportunity to work within a vibrant community, to share your wonder of learning with children and adults alike, and to grow and learn in this community-based multifaceted job!

 

Responsibilities:

●       Story time for children; the summer reading program for six weeks in summer; handle interlibrary loans; create spreadsheets and help maintain accurate statistics for our library; collaborate with director to create opportunities for patron engagement; website maintenance; gather ideas and enact a variety of adult and youth programs.

Next steps:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Directorgplvt@gmailvt.

Deadline for applications is Sunday, March 28, 2021.

– Posted March 16, 2021