Head of Youth Services – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library seeks an experienced professional with a passion for public libraries and the ability to engage and inspire children of all ages to serve as our Head of Youth Services. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience.  We offer a highly competitive flexible benefits package that includes excellent health, dental, disability and life insurance options,  retirement, paid time off, and much more!

Reporting to the Library Director, the Head of Youth Services serves as a member of the library’s management team and is responsible for all facets of library services for children and teens, including administration, supervision of employees, programs and outreach, collection management, reader’s advisory, and reference. The successful candidate will have a track record of innovation as well as excellent supervisory and customer service skills. Must have advanced knowledge of youth library programs and operations, a positive attitude, and be a team player.

A complete job description that includes list of major duties and required qualifications is available here.

Apply: Applications must be submitted through the town’s online application system. No paper or e-mailed materials accepted. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. A criminal conviction does not necessarily preclude employment. Each case is considered separately.

The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be inclusive and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including BIPOC, women, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

– Posted 6/14/22

Part-Time Reference Assistant – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library is recruiting for a part-time Reference Assistant to assist and provide information services to library patrons at the reference desk. This is a 10 hour per week non-benefited position. Some weekend and evening work required. Starting rate $23.68 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. A complete job description (including minimum qualifications) is available here.

Applications must be submitted through the Town of Hanover’s online recruiting system. For instructions, please visit www.hanovernh.org and select Employment. All job offers contingent on outcome of background check. The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted 6/2/22

Library Technology Coordinator – Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries
Dartmouth College – Hanover, NH
Stephanie Kerns, Director of Biomedical Libraries
$28.85 – $33.17/hour
Library Technology Coordinator 

The Biomedical Libraries at the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Library invites applications for the position of Library Technology Coordinator. We are looking for an individual who is service-oriented, collaborative, and forward-thinking to join our team. Partnering with library staff and medical school faculty and staff, we support a learning environment that is innovative and supportive. The Geisel School of Medicine is currently undergoing a strategic planning process, strengthening educational programs, research initiatives, and clinical connections. Come join our team and be part of this progress.

Reporting to the Director of Biomedical Libraries, the Library Technology Coordinator is responsible for managing hardware, software, and the website for the Biomedical Libraries, ensuring that public and staff computing needs are met and that the website is maintained. They are also responsible for providing hardware and software training for library users and staff. The Biomedical Libraries support the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, and Dartmouth Health and are part of the Dartmouth Library.

Application: Review of applications will begin May 6 and continue until the position is filled. For a full description and to apply online, please go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/62482

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Position Purpose Responsible for managing the public and staff computing needs at the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries. Working in coordination with Biomedical librarians and staff, ensures the hardware, software, and web environments of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) and other programs, in support of research, scholarship, education, and patient care in the health and life sciences.
Required Qualifications

 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally and calmly when working with frustrated end-users.
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with operating systems, mainstream productivity software, mobile devices, library and instructional technologies.
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and to serving the technical support needs of a community with a wide-ranging technical skill set.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage time effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to lead workshops and meetings.
  • Ability to teach groups how to use tools and to solve problems.
  • Ability to build substantial personal knowledge based on research into computing questions and awareness of technology developments.
  • Knowledge and experience with web content management systems (e.g., Drupal).
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in team environments.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Minimum four years of relevant experience in a computing environment.
  • Proficiency with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma.
  • Project management experience.
  • Microsoft MCSA Windows 10 Certification and/or Apple Certified Mac Technician (AMCT).
  • Experience with desktop computer system imaging, using tools such as Symantec Ghost.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, or AppleScript.

– Posted 4/20/22

Librarian – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library in Sunapee, New Hampshire is seeking a dynamic and talented library professional with proven management experience and excellent library skills to provide leadership in its vibrant community library. This individual will work closely with the Library Director in the management of the library and is responsible for the library in the Director’s absence.

The ideal candidate is strategic, flexible, positive, creative, patient, decisive, and technologically adroit.  Additionally, the ideal candidate has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to excellent patron service. A finely tuned sense of humor is not required but highly beneficial.

Day-to-day responsibilities include management of the Inter-Library Loan service, collection development and management, processing and cataloging, planning and leading a monthly book discussion group, and assisting with staffing the circulation desk.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Starting hourly rate of pay is $20.62 with the possibility of a step increase following successful completion of a six-month probationary period. An MLS degree or equivalent library experience is preferred.  A full job description is available on request.

A resume and cover letter may be emailed to director@abbottlibrary.org. Applications received before April 8, 2022 will receive first consideration. The position will be open until filled.

– Posted 3/17/22

User Experience Designer – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth College Library is recruiting a User Experience Designer to join a collaborative and dynamic team focused on continuously innovating and designing for the Library’s website and web applications. The position will help to build a cohesive and comprehensive plan for our web content strategy, and will provide guidance and support in centering user experience design in projects and initiatives. As a member of the Digital Library Technologies Group and reporting to the Manager of Digital Scholarly Software & Systems, this position joins a team of highly-collaborative, supportive, and service-oriented professionals. Partnering with stakeholders and colleagues across the organization, this role will lead in the development of compelling, inclusive and accessible content on the Library’s websites, delivered on various platforms and technologies. Work will include evaluating and improving the online user experience for students, faculty and staff and developing a systematic approach to regular assessment. This position will also contribute to other digital scholarly infrastructure, including digital library projects, initiatives, and digital publishing platforms.

Key qualifications include experience in designing and implementing web and digital content, as well as awareness of user experience design, web standards and accessibility. Candidates should have strong collaboration and communication skills and the ability to lead projects with a wide range of participants, as well as an ability to help others understand and work with web technologies.

Note: Remote/Hybrid working options available for this position.

Review of applications will begin on April 11th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position and to apply online, see the complete job posting: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/61915

Salary: $65,000 – $85,000

– Posted 3/17/22

Saturday Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking a library aide to work on Saturdays; at least every other Saturday but every Saturday would be preferred. Availability to work on an as needed basis other days of the week would be a plus.

Duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry, and special projects. Ideal candidates should enjoy working with the public and will be personable, cheerful, and professional. 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. Applications received before March 31, 2022 will be given priority. A full job description is available upon request.

– Posted 2/27/22

Library Services Coordinator – Tucker Free Library (Henniker, NH)

CHANGE IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO GROW…
We are looking to create a new team as current long-term employees depart to experience gratifying new life adventures.

ABOUT THIS POSITION
This management position demands creativity and excellent communication skills. As the front-line contact with patrons, the person filling this position must have strong interpersonal skills and be willing to talk books, tech, and life. You will have the opportunity to participate in the hiring of additional team members. You will work closely with director to promote the library in our community.

SPECIFICS OF POSITION
We are looking for the person who fits within our organizational value system and the ideal candidate must possess a willingness and interest in expanding one’s skills and learning new job activities. As our world changes our staff have greatly broadened their skills and taken on new tasks seemingly unrelated to “library skills”. We want someone willing to seek out and take on new challenges.

Library experience is not required. We will train you on library particulars. The responsibilities include:

  • Supervise staff members
  • Participate in hiring and training new personnel
  • Plan and promote programs Coordinate social media campaigns
  • Assist with Mail Chimp monthly newsletter
  • Assist with content management on website
  • Promote and instruct on NHDB
  • Provide reader advisory services
  • Assist with selection of materials Oversee Inter-Library Loan
  • Assist patrons in use of equipment including catalog, computers, printers, chair lift
  • Catalog and process materials
  • Shelve materials
  • Repair materials
  • Work primarily at circulation desk
  • Promote a quality library experience for patrons and staff
  • Act as an ambassador for the library
  • Assume responsibilities during director’s absence

NITTY GRITTY
26-28 HOURS PER WEEK AT $20-$25/HR DOQ, PTO AVAILABLE

Tuesday 7 hours
Wednesday 7 hours
Thursday 7 hours
Friday 7 or 5 hours

Occasional weekends or evenings to cover

EMAIL RESUME & COVER LETTER TO
Lynn M. Piotrowicz
Tucker Free Library
PO BOX 688
Henniker, NH 03242
tuckerfree@comcast.net

INTERVIEWS BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Tucker Free Library is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All are welcome to apply.

– Posted 2/27/22

Library Associate – Puksta Library (Claremont, NH)

Join the River Valley Community College (RVCC) team!

RVCC is a student-focused, close-knit college that serves students in western New Hampshire and Vermont. Full-time employees at River Valley Community College have access to a generous and comprehensive employee benefits program which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as retirement plan options, and much more. The Puksta Library is located on the Claremont campus and is close to Hanover, Lake Sunapee, and several ski resorts.

The Library Associate position is customer-oriented and oversees the Library’s day-to-day operations in the absence of the Director. Duties include supervision, staffing the front desk, processing materials, interlibrary loan, and answering technology questions.

Learn more about this position on RVCC’s website- https://www.rivervalley.edu/about/working-at-rvcc/

– Posted 12/2/21

Local History Librarian – Richards Free Library (Newport, NH)

The Richards Free Library in Newport, NH is looking for a Local History Librarian to join our team. This is a part time job, 18 hours per week, and the starting hourly wage is $20. This librarian will be responsible for our historical archives and reference assistance. For a full job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website at newport.lib.nh.us/about-2/employment. The deadline to apply is November 26, 2021.

– Posted 11/9/21

Library Assistant – Exeter Public Library (Exeter, NH)

Exeter, NH Open Position (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 with our Adult Services Department. The Library Assistant must be over the age of 18, have a BA or a BS from an accredited college or university, and 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. Some night and weekend availability required. Pay range begins at $17.50 – $18.00 depending on experience. Contact: Library Director Hope Godino at  deweyexeter1@comcast.net with resume and cover letter, or for further information. Accepting only emailed applications. Exeter Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted 11/8/21