Library Director – R.K. Kittay Library (Rupert, VT)

The RK Kittay Library in Rupert, Vermont is seeking a Library Director.  The Director Reports to the Board of Trustees and is 10 hours per week, not to exceed 40 per month.  The pay rate is $600/month.

Responsibilities include:
Selecting, purchasing and preparing books for circulation
Plan and implement programs/events for all ages
Recruit and train volunteers.  Coordinate schedule for open hours
Collecting monthly statistics
Providing customer service

Skills must include:
Basic knowledge of libraries and how they function
Excellent communication (oral and written)
Technology:  assist patrons with devices, maintain library computers, update social media and website
Ability to work within a budget

Experience/Education:
A college degree, related experience and knowledge of library functions or the willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification.

Other:
Understanding the uniqueness and needs of the Rupert community is a must.  Rupert is a town of 700 residents spread out over 44.6 square miles.  The Library is currently open 7 hours a week with plans to resume 12 open hours soon.  The candidate must be energetic, organized, and able to stoop, lift and carry up to 20 pounds

The above job description describes the general work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of every responsibility and duties required.

If interested, please send a letter of interest, resume and references to the Board President, Judy Zinn: judybillzinn@hotmail.com.  Position will remain open until filled.

– Posted 6/9/21

Library Children’s Engagement Specialist – Winooski Memorial Library (Winooski VT)

The Library Children’s Engagement Specialist is responsible for providing literacy experiences to pre-k and school-age youth, connecting with parents and caregivers, delivering outreach to child care, summer camp, and OST providers, and developing partnerships with community agencies in support of pre-k, school-age, and family readers. Working with the Library Director, the Library Children’s Engagement Specialist will proactively and continually assess the literacy landscape among children and families living in Winooski and develop service models and resource supports that meet the needs of residents, with particular emphasis on new American, immigrant, and BIPOC communities.

Posting Period – Internal: 5/24/21-5/28/21; External: 5/24/21-6/4/21

Salary Range – $19.73-$20.53 dependent on experience

Schedule – Part Time, 20 hours per week

To apply,
1. Download the full job description
2. Apply online or download our employment application

Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

hr@winooskivt.gov

The City of Winooski
Dept. of Human Resources
27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404

– Posted 6/4/21

Library Director – Heath Free Public Library (Heath, MA)

The Heath Free Town Library is seeking a resourceful, and creative Library Director to manage and guide our small community-centered library into the future with innovative programs and services.

The Director is responsible for the administration and operation of the library as well as for providing services that are responsive to the educational, cultural, historical, and recreational needs of our small rural community.  The director will work collaboratively with the three Library Trustees and library assistant, keeping all players informed and up to date. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the collection development and maintenance, the supervision of staff,  information and computer services, monthly operational and financial reporting to the Trustees, as well as maintaining the open, and friendly atmosphere that we are known for.

The position is approx. 25 hours a week with some evening and Saturday hours (library is open 14hrs/week).  The selected candidate will be expected to attend training workshops on library skills and Board of Trustees meetings.  A complete job description can be found under “news item” at:  town of heath.org.

Qualifications:
The position requires a BA or BS or ALA accredited MLS or MLIS.  If no ALA accreditation, State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners or willingness to obtain said certification, and familiarity with C/W MARS and Sitka Evergreen ILS.  We also require strong communication and IT/technical skills, and a love of books and people.

Salary is in the range of $21.05-$21.68/hr., with benefits

Send letter of application, resume, and three work-related references to Deborah Porter, Trustee Chair, Heath Free Public Library, P.O. Box 38, Heath, MA  01346 or email at:  heathlibrarytrustees@gmail.com

– Posted 6/4/21

Youth Activities Librarian – St. Albans Free Library (St. Albans, VT)

St. Albans Free Library is seeking a Youth Activities Librarian.  If you are a creative and energetic person who enjoys working with youth, we are looking for an Activities Librarian to be part of our team.  You’ll be responsible for planning and implementing creative programming of all varieties including twice weekly story time/music & movement performances. The successful candidate will have a sincere interest in libraries, in particular youth services, as well as possess excellent customer service skills.

Previous library experience and bachelor’s degree preferred.

This position is up to 20 hours per week and may include an occasional night / Saturday. Wage based on experience – $18.00 – $22.00/hour.

A full job description is available at stalbansfreelibrary.org.  To apply for the Youth Activities Librarian position, please submit resume and three references to Becky Manahan, Youth Room Director, via email to stalbansfreelibraryjobs@gmail.com by July 1, 2021.

– Posted 5/26/21

Librarian – Varnum Memorial Library (Jeffersonville, VT)

Nestled into the Smugglers Notch region, the Varnum Memorial Library is one of the oldest independent public libraries in Vermont. Owned and operated by the Crescendo Club Library Association, we strive to serve and anticipate the needs of all members of our community. We are seeking a library professional to provide oversight of the daily operations of the library and promote its use throughout the Town of Cambridge. The successful candidate will understand that this is more than just managing books. We seek someone who will create a space where all are welcomed and community can flourish. We want patrons of all ages to have a place to come to have their questions answered, their ideas challenged, their soul nourished by a good book, and to open the door to a wide range of possibilities. This is a 25 hour/week position.

If our values and goals resonate with yours, please send a cover letter and resume to varnumboardofdirectors@gmail.com

– Posted 5/19/21

Assistant Circulation Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an Assistant Circulation Librarian to work on the Circulation desks in our busy Library.  Librarians are the most public face of our Library and need to effectively juggle working in a busy environment while handling all aspects of circulation desk procedures.   This position is scheduled for 21.75 hours per week, working the following schedule: Mondays from 10 am to 5:30 pm, Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 8:15 pm and Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. The ideal candidate must have two years of college, or equivalent combination of education and experience and library or library-related experience is preferred.  This position pays a starting wage of $15.47 per hour, includes some benefits, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please see our website for the complete job description.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and 3 references to applications@kellogghubbard.org.  The position is open until filled.

– Posted 5/19/21

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

Non-Profit Clerk – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks a part-time clerk to provide assistance in financial work, supply purchasing, and general administrative and organizational support.  This position works 12 hours per week at the library and there is flexibility in how the schedule is arranged.  The ideal candidate has 4 years of college, plus experience with bookkeeping and proficiency in Microsoft Excel. The starting pay is $15.47 per hour and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please see our website https://www.kellogghubbard.org/employment  for the complete job description.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and 3 references to applications@kellogghubbard.org. The position is open until filled.

Part-time Library Director/Librarian – Wardsboro Public Library (Wardsboro, VT)

The Wardsboro Public Library in Wardsboro, VT is seeking a  part-time Library Director/ Librarian. 4 days/ week, 23 hrs./ week, Saturdays and some evening hours, flexible work schedule. Wage is commensurate with experience starting at $16/hr. Experience, VT Certificate of Public Librarianship, or college degree is a plus

If you love libraries, enjoy reading and want to encourage others to read…

If you like working with other community organizations and want the library to become more than just a place for books …

If you are creative and innovative, use technology, communicate well, can interact professionally with others and have a positive get it done attitude….

If you enjoy designing interesting library programs and services that meet the needs of people of all ages..

then you could be a good fit for this job.

Under the supervision of the Board of Library Trustees, these are some of the librarian’s duties:

  • manage the daily operations of the library,
  • organize the acquisition, access of adult’s and children’s library collections,
  • design, develop and deliver an array of library programs and services to address the various needs of patrons of all ages and interests,
  • oversee the safety, cleanliness and neatness of the library’s physical space in compliance with CDC and ACCD COVID requirements and guidelines,
  • communicate and promote library services and programs through the Internet, Facebook, library website, and other electronic media,
  • manages the cataloging and circulation of materials using Verso, interlibrary loan services (using Clover), assist patrons to find materials and resources in the library,
  • manage the purchase and maintenance of computers and other electronic devices and assist patrons in using them.
  • supervise volunteers

Experience/ Skills Requirements

  • library experience and VT Certificate of Public Librarianship or college degree a plus.
  • excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • able to plan and set realistic goals, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • able to solve problems effectively by identifying issues, determining causes and implements appropriate solutions in a variety of situations,
  • able to control finances and supplies while keeping within budget
  • able to use technology, proficient in Microsoft Office, Google suite, Facebook, Instagram, integrated library systems, WordPress and Canva
  • establish positive working relationships with trustees, Friends of the Library and other community organizations.

Training is available.

For more information, leave a message at 802-896-6576 or email wardsboropubliclibrary@gmail.com.

To apply, email or send a resume and cover letter to Wardsboro Public Library PO Box 170 Main St. Wardsboro, VT 05355.

– Posted 5/9/21

Part time Community Engagement Librarian – Hartland Public Library (Hartland, VT)

The Hartland Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, community minded person with social media and excellent communication skills for the position of Community Engagement Librarian.

Under the supervision of the library director, this position supports the overall mission of the library by effectively providing library services to customers and the community. This position is responsible for assisting the Library Director with adult programs, managing public relations and outreach, and coordinating the Library’s Community Room and exhibit space. A strong customer service philosophy is essential. A Bachelor’s degree and library experience preferred. Part time 16 hours per week including Thursday evenings and occasional Saturdays. For a full job description, please visit the “About” page at the library website. https://www.hartlandlibraryvt.org/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.

Submissions open until position is filled.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Nancy Tusinski, Library Director director@hartlandlibraryvt.org

– Posted April 28, 2021