Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian – Jeudevine Memorial Library (Hardwick, VT)

Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian – Jeudevine Memorial Library, Hardwick, VT

Youth Librarian/Assistant Librarian
$17.99 hourly, 20 hours per week, may include some evenings and Saturdays
Two weeks paid vacation, personal days, holidays that land on regular schedule, paid sick leave

The Jeudevine Memorial Library in Hardwick is seeking a person who loves kids and libraries to become our next Youth Services/Assistant Librarian. The Youth Librarian provides reference to youth, parents, and caregivers, develops juvenile and teen library collections, supervises planning and programs for children and teens, provides readers advisory and acts as liaison with schools, daycares, homeschoolers and parents, offers youth based innovative technology initiatives, keeps current with new trends in library planning and services, and assists the Library Director in the day-to-day operations of the library.

Basic requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience working with youth of all ages
  • Experience working in libraries a plus or skillset transferable to a library setting
  • Working with the public
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Computer skills, social media skills
  • Experience with programming
  • Willingness to learn library skills

Visit the library website for a full job description: https://www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org/contact/youth-librarian-assistant-librarian-job-description-1/

Start date: July 1, 2022 or after. Open until filled.

To Apply: Email Lisa Sammet, Jeudevine Library Director at jeudevinelibrary@hardwickvt.gov. Use Youth Librarian Position in the subject line. Include: (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) three professional references.

– Posted 5/21/22

Youth Services Librarian – Platt Memorial Library (Shoreham, VT)

Platt Memorial Library seeks a dynamic and creative part-time Youth Services Librarian to work with the Library Director to offer weekly programming to children and families as well as special programs around the year. This position will also have responsibilities staffing our circulation desk, providing basic reference service to library patrons, supervising volunteers, and collection development of the various youth collections.

This position is 10 hours a week and requires 8 hours on Wednesdays and 2 hours a week that are flexibly scheduled. May occasionally include some additional weekend hours. A perfect add-on to a part-time librarian! Does this sound interesting to you? Send your resume and 3 current references to plattmemorial.library@gmail.com.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required. MLS/MLIS or Vermont Certificate in Public
  • Librarianship preferred. Experience in planning and leading youth programming and services is required. We value diverse life experiences; if your professional background does not precisely match our suggested experience, we’d still like to hear from you if you think your skillset will be a good fit for the library and position.
  • Salary range: $18-21 / hour, depending on experience and qualifications
  • Position begins when filled

– Posted 5/21/22

Assistant Librarian – Swanton Public Library (Swanton, VT)

The Swanton Public Library has a position open for an assistant librarian. Duties include assisting with the daily operations of the library, including issuing new library cards, checking library materials in and out, shelving books, locating books and other materials for patrons, assisting in creating exhibits and displays, and other activities as assigned. A love of books and basic computer and communication skills a plus. This is a part-time position, beginning at 15 hours a week, with an option for more. Contact Abbey Gaudette at director@swantonlibrary.org or (802) 868-7656.

– Posted 5/21/22

Tween/Teen Librarian – Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)

Tween/Teen Librarian
$27.26 Hourly — Union: American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
One weekend day per week and two evenings per week.
This posting is closing on  5/29/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

This is a great job for a creative, energetic, and innovative library professional who loves working with Tweens and Teens. This position is responsible for administrative work in planning and managing the activities of Tween & Teen services in the library and all other related work as required. The Tween/Teen Librarian works under the general direction of the Head of Youth Services. Functions require using considerable judgment and initiative in planning and overseeing services to youth and young adults between the ages of 10 to 18 both within the library and the community.

Promoting a culture that reveres diversity and equity

The City of Burlington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable work-force that mirrors the population and world that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, crime victim status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services.

In addition to being an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applicants who can contribute to our growing diversity to apply.

Applications for our employment opportunities are only accepted online through our Government Jobs website.

For accessibility information or alternative formats, please contact Human Resources Department at 802-540-3057 or careers@burlingtonvt.gov.

Youth Services Outreach Associate – St. Johnsbury Athenaeum (St. Johnsbury, VT)

FLSA Classification:  Non-exempt
Reports to:  Youth Services Librarian
Details: Twenty hours, non-supervisory position
Schedule is every Saturday, 9:15-3:15 PM with an additional fourteen hours to be determined.

 

Summary:

Under direction of the Youth Services Librarian the position focuses on the development and delivery of outreach activities that promote relationships between the Athenaeum and home school families, day care facilities, area schools, and other allied community organizations. Some activities will take place at the Athenaeum and others at remote locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop materials and present literacy-based activities at day care facilities, area schools, and allied community organizations
  • Record and report on outreach activities as needed
  • Maintain reading stations at community locations
  • Assist the Youth Services Librarian in with in-house programming
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with school and community organizations
  • Coordinate field trips to the library and schedule classroom visits
  • Perform collection management and circulation desk duties including patron interaction in person and by phone, and material cataloging, processing and shelving
  • Other related duties as required

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Openness, honesty and adaptability
  • Timeliness, and professional attire and presentation
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with children of various ages in various settings
  • Familiarity with the fast pace of public-service work
  • General knowledge of library practices
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively alone and in small groups
  • Fluent technology skills using Microsoft Office or comparable software
  • Social media skills, and an understanding of the pitfalls of all forms of social media

Required Education and Experience:

Applicants will have a minimum of two full years of documented library service, or day care providing, or teaching support or the equivalent experience as determined by the Youth Services Librarian. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation for outreach locations. The person offered this position will have to pass a criminal background check.

To Apply: Email Athenaeum Director Bob Joly bjoly@stjathenaeum.org. Use Outreach Associate in the subject line. Include: (1) a cover letter, (2) recent work history, and (3) three non-family references.

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. We do not discriminate against applicants in any protected category covered by local, state or federal laws. If you need an accommodation to apply contact Bob Joly.

– 5/12/22

Librarian/Media/Technology Specialist – Cavendish Fletcher Community Library and Elementary School (Cavendish, VT)

The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is seeking a full-time librarian/media/technology specialist with the dual responsibility of a community librarian (60%) and a certified school librarian (40%).

The Cavendish Library is a unique municipal library that operates as a library for the Town of Cavendish community and provides the Cavendish Town Elementary School with a certified librarian that will administer a program that is integrated with the Vermont Department of Education standards.

Cavendish is a small rural town with a population of 1,400 located on Route 131 twenty miles from Claremont, New Hampshire, and three miles from Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont.  The Cavendish Town Elementary is a K-6 school with 80 students and is attached to the library.  

Community Responsibilities:

  • Present a welcoming attitude to all patrons in a non-judgmental and respectful manner.
  • Oversee all aspects of the library collection and operations.
  • Increase public knowledge about and use of the library’s technology offerings.
  • Plan programs and events that appeal to a wide range of community members.

School Responsibilities:    

  • Teach formal library skills classes to K-6 students from the Cavendish Town Elementary School.
  • Engage and motivate students to read for academic success, personal interest, and lifelong learning.
  • Model the integration of technology in teaching and learning.
  • Develop and maintain a collection of resources and programs appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used with the school community and in accordance with district policy.

Required:

  • Qualified candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a valid VT Educator License with Library Media Specialist (61) Endorsement. 
  • Background Check

Preferred:

  • A minimum of two years of professional library experience.
  • Grant Writing experience.

Salary Range: 

  • $45K to $65K – Exempt Position – Salary commensurate with experience and credentials.
  • Benefits:  Vacation, Sick Leave, State Pension, Health Insurance

Send Resume to Peggy Svec at cavendishlibrary573@gmail.com

– Posted 5/12/22

Head Adult Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

We are seeking a Head Adult Librarian who will balance three primary areas of responsibility: overseeing the adult circulation desk scheduling and functions; coordination of library technology and social media; and managing most of the adult collection development.  This position works many of their hours on the circulation desk and participates in training new staff, substitutes, pages and volunteers. 

The ideal candidate must have an MLS/MLIS or a Bachelor’s Degree plus Vermont Library Certification, exceptional knowledge of computer troubleshooting, and prior library experience serving a wide variety of needs. Candidates must work well under pressure and be able to perform multiple tasks efficiently.  The starting pay is $24.46 per hour, 35 hours per week, is eligible for benefits and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit.

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

– Posted 5/12/22

Circulation Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)

The Stowe Free Library is seeking a customer service and detail oriented individual to fill the position of Circulation Librarian, and to assist in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” This position involves direct contact with the public, supervising volunteers, and maintaining the library’s patron database. The Stowe Free Library is a cherished community institution and has 6,400 registered borrowers and 25,000 volumes in its collection.  It is located within the historic Helen Day Memorial Building in the center of Stowe, a premier four-season resort community with a year-round population of 5,225 and a large number of second homes.

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, and an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification is preferred. Working knowledge of and experience with computers, Integrated Library Systems (ILS), data base management, and current technologies are preferred.  Good verbal and written communication, excellent customer service, organizational and supervisory skills, and the ability to work with a team are required. Candidates must be able to perform detailed work and to lift and shelve books. This position includes some evenings and Saturday hours, comes with excellent benefits and a starting salary of $17.92 – $19.76 per hour, contingent upon qualifications and experience.

A job description and employment application can be obtained on the Town of Stowe website: www.townofstowevt.org.  Send employment application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, Attn: Recruiter, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672, or email recruit@stowevt.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.    EOE

– Reposted 5/12/22

Library Director – New Salem Public Library (New Salem, MA)

Position description

 The New Salem Public Library Trustees are seeking applications for a Library Director who will be responsible for curating a library that welcomes everyone, inspires a love of reading and learning, and connects people with engaging programs and resources.

The New Salem Public Library is our community cultural center. It is a place where we gather for learning, creating projects, reading aloud to groups as well as our main resource center. The Library Director will play a major role in our community, and we seek a special individual to deliver exceptional service to our residents. This is an ideal role for someone who is excited by the unique position of libraries in a modern era, and is interested in part-time, community-based work creating important programming and services for all ages in a recently renovated facility.

Responsibilities 

  • Managing a part-time staff of three, our candidate will be responsible for the following duties: (Please go to newsalemlibrary.org for a complete job description and overview of the library)
  • Maintaining and securing the collection, purchasing materials for the library, keeping current with patrons and media sources for new acquisitions, and weeding regularly.
  • Initiating programming, including children’s reading programs, holiday events, and educational events that enrich the community at all age levels.
  • Communicating with and supporting the Friends of the Library group.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the building and the physical appearance of the library, and arranging for needed services with contractors and service technicians.
  • Providing professional assistance to the Trustees in developing library policies covering all aspects of library service, administration, and maintenance.

Qualifications 

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods of library administration and management: including personnel, planning, collection development, programming, public relations, and budgeting.
  • Adaptability, initiative, tact, courtesy, and good judgment.
  • Work is performed under typical office and library conditions; work environment is moderately quiet; regular schedule requires evening and weekend work.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of library experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional or Subprofessional Certificate of Librarianship from the MBLC or agreement to complete the work for this in the first 5 years of employment.
  • Certificate of Special Training in Basic Library Techniques from the MBLC or agreement to complete the work for this in the first 5 years of employment.
  • Candidate must complete a CORI inquiry.

Employment details 

This a 19 hour per week position at a $24 hourly rate.  Prorated vacation, sick time and holidays.

How to Apply 

The candidate will be responsible for submitting a letter of interest and a resume to the Board of Trustees for consideration by May 16, 2022.  Please email resume and cover to mackay.selectman@gmail.com or mail to New Salem Public Library Attention Sue Dunbar 23 S. Main St. New Salem, MA 01355 

– Posted 5/3/22

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

We are seeking an Assistant Circulation Librarian to work on the Circulation desks at the Kellogg-Hubbard 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 17.75 hours per week, working the following schedule: Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Thursdays from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, Fridays from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 – 1:15.

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 $17.02 per hour, includes some benefits, and is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit.

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

You can find the full job description and benefits summary for this position at www.kellogghubbard.org/employment

– Posted 4/27/22