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

Library Director – GH Bixby Memorial Library (Francestown, NH)

Seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as the Children’s Librarian at the George H. Bixby Memorial Library in Francestown, NH. The right candidate will have innovative programming ideas, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn new things. Previous experience working with children from infant to teen is an asset. Approximately 22 hrs/week as determined by the needs of the position at a rate of $17.00/hr.

The Children’s Librarian is responsible for, among other duties, the Summer Reading Program 2021. At this time, there are no large indoor gatherings planned associated with SRP; however, as local, state and federal guidance reasonably permits, we expect that patrons will have more in-person access to the library in the coming months.

Come join our team and use your talents in a fun and supportive work environment. If this opportunity interests you, please send me an email explaining why, and attach a resume. Direct it to Laura Abrahamsen at francestownlibrary@gmail.com. A full job description is available at https://tinyurl.com/BixbyChildrensLibrarian. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Start date is negotiable for the right candidate.

– Posted March 26, 2021

Library Director – Westport Library Association (Westport, NY)

The Westport Library Association (Westport, NY) is seeking a Library Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of its historic library. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, be customer-focused, community oriented, self-motivated, skilled in a PC operating environment (MS Office, Zoom, etc.), and demonstrate exceptional ability to work with patrons of all ages and abilities. The Library Director reports to the library’s Board of Trustees. Library experience and a bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary for this 20 hour/week position is approximately $27,000.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to WestportLibraryjobs@gmail.com
– Posted 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

Children’s Librarian – Dailey Memorial Library (Derby, VT)

The Dailey Memorial Library in Derby, VT is seeking a Children’s Librarian to work 10 hours a week.  Duties include planning and organizing weekly preschool StoryTimes for children aged 0 to 3 years; planning and organizing a summer reading program for children aged 5 to 12; conducting monthly rotating storytime outreach sessions with book deliveries to 4 area childcare facilities; keeping accurate program statistics and related paperwork; and performing related activities for children when the need arises.
This position may also include additional library activities (and hours) if mutually desired.  If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Maureen Badger, Dailey Memorial Library, 101 Junior High Drive, Derby, VT   05829
– Posted March 7, 2021

Library Director – New Haven Community Library (New Haven, VT)

The New Haven Community Library is seeking a Library Director to begin around May 1, 2021. The position is 30 hours per week, including Saturdays. Currently the library is not open to the public, but serving patrons with curbside pick-up.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is welcoming, service-oriented, has a passion for literature and learning, and has the ability to work with patrons of all ages and interests. The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable with public speaking.

Our ideal Library Director candidate will be informed about emerging library trends beyond traditional library services. He/she will be proficient in technology and willing to keep abreast of the latest developments that can be useful in a library setting. Evidence of administrative and organizational skill is required. The Library Director will recognize the importance of the library as a community resource, and as a community gathering place.

General Description 

The Library Director, as the only employee, is responsible for day-to-day operation of the library and future planning, including:

  • cultivation of an environment that is respectful and welcoming
  • development and implementation of services and programs
  • collection development and maintenance, cataloging and circulation
  • promotion and organization of inter-library loan services
  • patron support and community outreach, including maintaining a presence of the library on social media
  • care and maintenance of library space
  • effective working relationships with Trustees and Town officials and staff of regional libraries
  • preparation and presentation of monthly and annual reports to the Trustees and Town officials
  • recruitment, support and supervision of volunteers and substitutes
  • collaboration with “Friends of the Library” in fund-raising and community programming.

The director works closely with the Board of Trustees with respect to policy, budget, short and long-term planning. Our library is a 503(c) non-profit organization and the librarian is hired by and reports to the Board of Trustees.

Please note: the above description of tasks and duties is general and is not inclusive of every skill and responsibility required of our librarian.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement.
  • A Master’s in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association program OR 
  • a commitment to and progress in actively working toward Vermont Department of Libraries certification.
  • Experience in library work, education, business with a customer service focus, research, or grant-writing preferred.

Physical requirements: This position requires bending, lifting, pushing, carrying books, sitting and standing for extended periods. The ability to work while wearing a facemask is a current necessity.

Salary will be based on experience as well as qualifications.

Interview Process:

  • Screening of applicants will begin on March 15, 2021 and interviews with candidates will begin on April 5.
  • Discussion about and interviews for the position will be conducted by telephone or virtual meetings with members of the Board of Trustees.
  • Inquiries and questions can be directed to Michaela, at nhclsearch21@gmail.com
  • Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: nhclsearch21@gmail.com

– Posted February 15, 2021

Library Director – Woodbury Community Library (Woodbury, VT)

The Woodbury Community Library (WCL) is seeking a friendly, collaborative, booklover to serve as the primary staff person and director of the library. If you like people of all ages, enjoy working with children in an informal educational setting, and like learning new things, you might be the right person for this position!

This is a part time job (8 to 18 hours per week, COVID-19 dependent). The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy reading and talking about books
  • Have computer skills and feel comfortable assisting patrons with technology questions
  • Be friendly and responsible with children who use the library after school—the Woodbury Elementary School is next door and on the same grounds as the WCL
  • Demonstrate creative energy to design events and programs for people of all ages
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as being  a good listener
  • Work in partnership with the school to best utilize the shared grounds and space
  • Express a strong sense of community and ability to advocate for the library’s role in enhancing the town
  • Commit to working with the Trustees on fundraising projects
  • Possess basic knowledge of library administration and a willingness to learn

A bachelor’s degree is preferred but no formal library training is required. Working toward Public Library Certification is a an expectation for the successful candidate who does not already have library credentials.

Orientation will be provided as well as support during the learning process. Compensation will depend on experience and skills, ranging from $15.00 to $18.00 per hour.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, your resume, and a list of three references with contact information to woodburyvermontlibrary@gmail.com  The deadline for applications is February 17, 2021.

Library Assistant 1 Tech Services – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual to perform a variety of clerical and cataloging duties, support the Assistant Library Director and other library departments at public desks, and coordinate department volunteer tasks and hours. Part-time position (24 hours weekly) with occasional nights and weekend hours. Position includes pro-rated sick and vacation accruals. Bachelor’s degree with library experience (including cataloging), computer and people skills preferred. Must be able to work independently, while also being an essential team member. To apply online please click apply now. To apply in person please contact Travis Sabataso, HR Director at 802-857-0113 to schedule an appointment to pick up a paper job application. The minimum starting salary is $15.40 per hour, with the actual starting salary dependent on relevant qualifications. Position open until filled, but applications received by Dec. 31, 2020 will be given priority. EOE

Apply online at: https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=41&source=other

– Posted December 11, 2020

Library Director – Woodbury Community Library (Woodbury, VT)

The Woodbury Community Library is seeking a friendly, collaborative, book lover. If you like people of all ages, enjoy working with children in an informal educational setting, and like learning new things. you might be the right person for the library.

This job is a part time position for the primary librarian. The ideal candidate will:

  • enjoy reading and talking about books
  • have some computer skills and feel comfortable helping others with technology questions
  • be friendly and responsible with children who use the library after school
  • demonstrate creative energy to design events for all ages
  • work in partnership with the school to best utilize the shared space of the library building and grounds
  • communicate and listen well
  • feel a strong sense of community and interest in developing the library to enhance the town
  • have knowledge of library administration and work towards Public Library Certification if not already certified.

A bachelor’s degree is recommended, but no formal library training is necessary.  Training will be provided as well as support during the learning process. Compensation will depend on experience and skills. To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three reference contacts to woodburyvermontlibrary@gmail.com.

– Posted November 29, 2020

Part-Time Circulation/Outreach – Brandon Free Public Library (Brandon, VT)

Brandon Free Public Library, an independent, 501(C)(3) non-profit library is seeking an energetic, community oriented individual with the ability to interact both positively and creatively with patrons, staff, and in the completion of daily tasks, as well as comfort with established and emerging technology.

This is a part-time circulation/outreach position, approximately 15 hours per week, starting immediately. The rate of pay is $15.00 per hour. This is a permanent, part-time position.

The position requires Tuesday evenings and Saturday hours plus additional scheduling. The specific hours worked will be based on community needs and may change periodically as those needs change. The person in this position will provide in-person, direct-service work in the library and out in the community. This is not a remote position.

Responsibilities:

  • Circulation
  • Develop outreach activities
  • Serve as a community liaison
  • Develop and implement annual summer reading program
  • Library Staffing: assists patrons of all ages in every aspect of using the library, including
    computer and device troubleshooting.
  • Other duties will include shelving, programming preparation, other projects as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • User-centered public service philosophy
  • Computer experience, which must include ability to work effectively with modern integrated library automation systems (training will be provided), MS Office Suite products (including Word, Excel, and Outlook), and Google Apps
  • Ability to adapt to and use new technologies and software
  • Flexibility, creativity, attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal skills are a must
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team in a solutions-
    oriented environment

Please note, the above job description describes the general nature, tasks, responsibilities, and level of work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of every responsibility, duty, and skill required for the position.

This position requires bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 50lbs. (books, computers, etc.), standing and sitting for extended periods.

This position requires access to reliable transportation as needed for community outreach.

Screening of applications starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Molly Kennedy, Director
Brandon Free Public Library
molly@brandonpubliclibrary.org

Brandon Free Public Library is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

– Posted November 13, 2020