Technical Services Librarian – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Title: Technical Services Librarian
Department: Brooks Memorial Library

Nature of work: Responsible for cataloging and classifying library materials in all formats (books, electronic resources, serials, media, and realia). Supervises clerical acquisitions duties, print and non-print processing, repair, and serials management. Assists the Library Director
with collection maintenance and may act as Director in Library Director’s absence.

Work Schedule: Full-time 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday including Saturdays in schedule rotation and evenings as required.

Wages: FY’23 $24.29 per hour

Applications are being accepted through December 2, 2022, please apply by visiting our career site: https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6155296.careers?CareersSearch or by clicking on the Employment Opportunities tab on our home page brattleboro.org.

The Town of Brattleboro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting those diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.

– Posted 11/18/22

User Experience & Design Librarian – Middlebury College Libraries (Middlebury, VT)

The Middlebury College Libraries seek a user experience and design-focused librarian to join the Research & Instruction Workgroup. The ideal candidate will feel passionate about design aesthetics, care deeply about the way all students, faculty, and staff experience our library both in person and online, and work with the rest of the library and other partners to improve how our library is experienced.

As the intellectual heart of campus, the Middlebury Libraries are valued for their collections, dedicated staff, and vibrant spaces. Critical thinking and independent exploration of primary and secondary sources is a valued component of Middlebury’s commitment to a liberal arts education. The Research & Instruction Workgroup is a small team of service-oriented librarians who specialize in research and instruction support. We thrive on collaborative work, and we enjoy learning from one another. All Middlebury librarians provide a high level of individualized assistance to students and faculty, including outreach to liaison departments. Every day, we’re able to help students learn how to find, critically evaluate, and use a wide array of information sources in their academic work. We’d love to have you join us.

Middlebury is a nationally recognized liberal arts college that offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world. Middlebury’s employees enjoy a high quality of life with top-notch facilities for education, research, and recreation. As a librarian at Middlebury, you would have opportunities to excel both personally and professionally. We offer excellent compensation with competitive wages; generous health, dental, life, and disability insurance; a retirement plan; and training and educational assistance.

Nestled in the scenic Green Mountains and just a few miles from Lake Champlain, Middlebury offers all that is special to Vermont: friendly communities where people know and value one another; high quality schools; and a vibrant arts scene with music, film, and food festivals, museums, and local theater productions. Middlebury also offers direct train service to New York, and Montreal and Boston are within easy driving distance.

This is considered a full-time salaried benefits eligible position. The hiring range for the position is $58,900 to $ 66,300 per year. This is a full-time, on-campus position. 1-2 days of remote work per week is a possibility most of the year.

Middlebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community, the curriculum, and our library collections.

Although this position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by end of day on December 6, 2022.

To learn more about the position and apply, visit https://apply.workable.com/middleburycollege/j/DDFC0E0A03/

– Posted 11/4/22

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

Systems and Technology Services Librarian – UVM Libraries (Burlington, VT)

Systems and Technology Services Librarian – UVM Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Libraries seek an imaginative, resourceful, inventive, and user-focused librarian to manage, enhance, and maintain a wide variety of commercial and open-source applications in a changing, information-technology environment. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills, a public services outlook, and a commitment to building services around UX principles. We seek applicants who enjoy new challenges, propose new solutions, and seize opportunities to acquire new skills. The Systems and Technology Services (STS) Librarian will serve as the University of Vermont Libraries’ technical lead as we migrate from a local Voyager LMS to a new, cloud-based, Alma consortium, expected to launch in 2024. The STS librarian will administer the Libraries’ current mix of Linux and Windows virtual servers (running on a local server farm managed by the University’s Enterprise Technology Services group), while simultaneously seeking efficiencies and opportunities for the enhancement of the Libraries’ technological offerings. The librarian will support employees and users in multiple ways, collaborating with colleagues across the Libraries and across campus to improve workflows and enhance the user experience. In short, we seek candidates eager to embed themselves throughout the work of the Libraries. The Libraries are in the midst of crafting a new staffing plan, and we expect opportunities to rethink working relationships and job duties throughout our operation.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of innovative approaches to Library Technology Services.
  • Collaborate with and serve as back-up to the Web Services Librarian.
  • Administer and maintain the library’s technological infrastructure, including the library website, the Library Management System, SFX, Pharos print server, Archivesspace, Islandora, Illiad, Drupal, Ezproxy, Nginx, and Apache.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and recommend new technologies to improve access and delivery of information resources and equipment.
  • Supervise the daily work of the Library Technology Services staff.
  • Adopt a schedule sufficiently flexible to attend to evening and weekend server maintenance and/or cover for staff absences and vacancies.
  • Administer 11 Linux and 5 Windows virtual servers, with the aim of identifying software and services more appropriately hosted in the cloud.
  • Compile and prepare library usage statistics into reports, including, but not limited to, website traffic, circulation reports, and usage data on various applications.
  • Assess the effectiveness of Library Technology Services and make recommendations for improvement in workflow, maintenance, and Libraries technology assets.
  • Serves on the Libraries User Experience Team.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number F2383PO.

In addition to the online application, candidates are required to submit the following four documents:

  • Cover Letter – This is your chance to tell us about yourself! We encourage you to tell us about any unique experience or skills you would bring to the position that would be valuable to the University Libraries.
  • Curriculum Vitae – Please include education, work experience, and contributions in the areas of scholarship and community and/or professional service.
  • Diversity Statement – The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic institution. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about their commitment to diversity and how they will further this goal. For more information on diversity at the University of Vermont, see https://www.uvm.edu/president/
  • List of Three References – Names and contact information (email and phone) for three professional/ educational references.

The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than October 13, 2022.

– Posted 9/13/22

Library Associate II: Technical Services – Burnham Memorial Library (Colchester, VT)

Starting hourly wage $20.53 – $22.00 w/ Competitive Benefits Package

The Burnham Memorial Library is seeking a tech savvy professional with customer service mindset and a love for reading to join its team. The Library Associate provides patron service, general research, clerical and technical support. Responsible for the integrity of the library’s online catalog, including classifying, overseeing the processing of library materials, and serving as library-liaison to Town IT staff.

Requirements: Associates degree in technology or database maintenance related fields, or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training. Experience with Integrated Library systems (ILS), Bachelor’s degree or library certification preferred.

For consideration please submit cover letter, resume and application online by visiting: https://colchestervt.gov/321/Human-Resources The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.

– Posted 6/17/22

IT Specialist – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)

Aldrich Public Library is hiring!

Located in Central Vermont, Aldrich Library serves the communities of Barre Cite 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 IT Specialist. The IT Specialist works to provide staff and patrons with various
technology and teaching tools to support digital literacy. See the attached job description for more information.

This position will work 20 hours per week – evenings and weekends are encouraged. Rate of pay will start at $17.25 per hour with additional
benefits.

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

– Posted 6/10/22

Library/Media Specialist and STEAM Co-Teacher – Ottauquechee School (Quechee, VT)

The Ottauquechee School in Quechee, Vermont has an open position for a Library/Media Specialist and STEAM co-teacher next year. We are looking for dynamic applicants with expertise and passion in managing a school library, teaching elementary school students, and engaging students in critical thinking and discovery. This position also supports technology throughout our school, from opportunities to lead robotics with students to supporting teachers in integrating instructional technology. Candidates with experience in any of these areas and an eagerness to expand their skill sets in the rest are encouraged to apply.

Ottauquechee School is a wonderful place to work: We have a beautiful campus, a large outdoor classroom, a highly collaborative faculty, and a commitment to empowering every child. More details about our school and the position are available on the Schoolspring posting.

– Posted 6/10/22

Librarian/Tech Integrationist – Hazen Union School (Hardwick, VT)

Hazen Union School is seeking an energetic individual to be responsible for working collaboratively with school administration and staff to develop a library program that supports the curriculum; provides instructional leadership for the teaching of literacy skills; develops and maintains a media center collection rich in both print and non-print materials; and manages the media center as a flexible, multi-task, welcoming learning environment.

This person will manage the day-to-day operations of the school library, such as:

  • Use standard library procedures to research, develop, acquire, organize, maintain and make available a balanced and diverse collection of current information, resources, and technology tools for teachers and students for an enhanced and engaging learning environment which are aligned with relevant Information Literacy and Educational Technology Standards (NETS-S), 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, and learning specialists to design and implement standards-based instruction that supports progress in achieving Vermont’s Communication Standards and the Common Core State Standards and Learning Opportunities in all content areas through information literacy and information technology resources consistent with the Information Literacy Standards and the 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats.
  • Ensure the equitable and ethical use of information.
  • Teach students to follow an inquiry process as they ask questions, evaluate, and collect information from multiple sources to construct understanding by thinking critically. Encourage the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning.
  • Assume a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly for students, staff, and administration.
  • Work with staff, administration and other specialists to ensure that information literacy skills are embedded systematically throughout the school and the library instructional program.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, the teaching styles, the instructional strategies used, and reflect students’ interests.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other specialists to develop assignments that are instructional sound and include key critical thinking, literacy and social skills, and instructional technology.
  • Ensure flexible and equitable access to resources that support the student’s academic and personal learning needs.

For more detail and to apply online, visit: OSSU.org

– Posted July 13, 2020

Technical Services/Circ Desk Librarian – Quechee/Wilder Libraries (Hartford, VT)

Quechee/Wilder Libraries seek applications for a versatile, detail-oriented staff member to work the circulation desk at our two sites.  This part-time position of 24 hours per week includes some evening and Saturday hours.  It requires providing technical support to patrons, familiarity with maintaining and using pcs, cataloging and working with Excel.  Strong back and flexibility needed; sense of humor appreciated. Send resume to director@quecheelibrary.org by July 6, 2020.

– Posted June 22, 2020