Evening Circulation and Reserve Supervisor – Dartmouth College Libraries (Hanover, NH)

Position Purpose: This position supervises all aspects of the circulation and reserve service areas of the Baker-Berry Library and works collaboratively with Research and Learning departments and other Dartmouth Libraries to support patron information needs. This role is expected to support staff through training, ensuring high quality service is provided to library users whether in person, on email or through virtual service. The supervisor may be assigned alternate schedules, including weekends.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develops and evaluates workflow at the Baker-Berry circulation and reserve desks and consults with other Access Services supervisors to coordinate shared services. (%20)
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the Information Access Assistants and the Access Services Student Supervisor positions. Schedules staff and students at Baker-Berry Library service points; works with other library access service points to ensure adequate coverage. May be assigned to supervise or staff other library access service points. (%20)
  • Participates in all aspects of direct patron service. Triage and respond to information requests via email, phone and chat services (%20)
  • Shares responsibility for overseeing building maintenance, security and emergency planning. (%10)
  • Convenes regularly scheduled staff meetings to discuss workflow, procedural, or policy changes; provides training opportunities to ensure staff are proficient in a changing environment. (%10)
  • Participates in the system-wide planning, testing, and implementation of circulation/reserve policies, procedures, and services; works with unit supervisors throughout the Library to ensure mutually effective procedures and policies that impact circulation/reserve operations. (%10)
  • Participates on Dartmouth College Library committees and task forces representing circulation and reserve services. (%10)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors plus 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least three years of library experience preferably in public service.
  • Excellent supervisory, organizational and communication skills.
  • Superior skills in diplomacy, conflict-resolution and consensus-building.
  • Experience using a library automated circulation system or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS

Salary Hiring Range: $43,600-54,500

To Apply: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/65386

– Posted 10/27/22

Library Director – Wiggin Memorial Library (Stratham, NH)

The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham, NH, is seeking a dynamic and talented Library Director with proven management skills and excellent library knowledge to provide leadership in its vibrant community library. Stratham is a town of about 8,000 residents and is located in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, between Exeter and Portsmouth.

The Library Director is responsible for the management, direction and administration of the Wiggin Memorial Library, including all library services, personnel, policies, outreach, and programs. The ideal candidate is community oriented, forward thinking, comfortable with technology, and has a personable, positive disposition. Additionally, the incumbent has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to excellent patron service. The Library Director works closely with other town departments as well as the Library Board of Trustees.

The position is an exempt, full-time position with a salary range of $80,000-$100,000, starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An MLS/MLIS or a master’s degree in a field related to management, business, or public administration with at least 5-7 years of experience as a librarian some of which as a managing librarian. The Town of Stratham is an equal opportunity employer.

For further information including a full Job Description, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

To apply submit a resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment to recruitment@mrigov.com by Monday, October 31st, 2022, at 8 AM EDT.

– Posted 9/29/22

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

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, coordinating requests for tutoring, and answering technology questions.

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

– Posted 9/29/22

Head of Collection Preservation & Management – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth College Library is seeking an innovative, strategic and inclusive leader to coordinate preservation, storage, and maintenance activities for Dartmouth Library’s collections. The person in this role will leverage the expertise of staff to design and implement preservation policy and procedures in all digital and physical formats in alignment with best practices and institutional needs, and coordinate and oversee collection care and management projects across Dartmouth’s libraries to optimize access and use of materials.

We hope you will join us at this information session on Friday August 12, 2022 2-3pm EDT via zoom to learn more about the responsibilities of the job. If you’re unable to attend the info session, feel free to contact the chair of the search committee, Rose Reynolds, with any questions.

Position description: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/64544
Information session zoom link: https://dartgo.org/hcpm-open-house
Contact: Rose.Reynolds@dartmouth.edu
Salary Range: $76,600 – $96,800

Why the Preservation Services Department?

The Library’s Preservation Services Department values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Avoiding scheduled interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all hiring committee members to be trained on Unconscious Bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

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.

– Posted 8/5/22

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

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

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