Substitute Library Associate – Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)

Salary : $16.66 Hourly
Location: 235 College St. Burlington, VT

General Purpose
Serving patrons in a substitute capacity by phone, email, and in person, at the main, children’s and Help/Tech Center desks at the Fletcher Free Library. Ideal candidates would be able to cross-train to the different needs of all three desks. Hours are as needed and not guaranteed. Flexibility for last-minute and weekend availability preferred.

Essential Job Functions

  • Greet and respond to patron requests for information and materials and assistance at the Main Desk, Tech Center/Help Desk, and/or Children’s Desk.
  • Direct patrons to appropriate places or to other library staff as needed to best meet the patron needs.
  • Provide a variety of patron services using a fully integrated automated library system, including but not limited to; entering patron data, such as name and address, issuing and updating library cards, and charging library materials in-and-out.
  • Searching the automated catalog to place holds; and process reserves and patron requests for information; renewing library books and materials for patrons in-house or over the telephone using ILS system.
  • Use and help patrons with the OPAC as needed.
  • Answer phone calls, phone requests, take and distribute messages.
  • Perform ready reference as needed.
  • Assist in shelving library materials – alphabetically or numerically – in stacks as needed.
  • Prepare materials for circulation; i.e. put carts in order, check in.
  • Report violations of library rules or other conduct effecting library security to supervisor.
  • For Tech Center/Help Desk: provide basic tech support to patrons using computers, and guidance in use of the copier, fax, scanner, and printer in the Tech Center.

Read the full listing and apply online on our Government Jobs website.

– Posted 8/11/21

Library Clerk – Goodrich Memorial Library (Newport, VT)

The historic Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport, Vermont is seeking a library clerk.  The successful candidate will enjoy providing excellent customer service, possess good clerical skills, and enjoy reading.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus.  This is a 30 hour per week position with some Saturday daytime hours.  Compensation is set at $12.25 per hour.

To apply mail your cover letter and resume to:

Joanne Pariseau, Director
202 Main Street
Newport, VT  05855
or email to: director@goodrichlibrary.org

– Posted 8/5/21

Substitute Library Assistant – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications from candidates to work as Substitute Library Assistants in the Circulation and Youth departments. The primary responsibilities include assisting patrons at the circulation desk and checking materials in and out. Applicants should be adaptable, computer literate, able to navigate Koha, enjoy working with the public, and be able to work nights and weekends.  .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113.  Position open until filled. The starting salary is $13.50/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Library Assistant/Shelver – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library is receiving applications for part-time employment as a Library Assistant/Shelver. The Library Assistant is responsible for sorting and shelving library materials in both the adult and youth departments of Brownell Library. This position will work approximately 8 hours per week.

Applicants must have the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a large variety of individuals, including coworkers and patrons. Applicants must also be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113 Position open until filled. The starting salary range is $11.75/hour. EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Library Technical Assistant I-Youth & Circulation Departments – Brownell Library (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library seeks flexible individual for busy youth and circulation departments. Excellent customer service and computer skills required. This position is part time and will work approximately 16 hours per week, some nights and weekends. Associate’s degree and library experience preferred.

This minimum starting salary for this part-time position is $14.21 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. .  Job applications can be completed online at https://essexvt.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Candidates can also receive a paper application by contacting Travis Sabataso, HR Director at tsabataso@essex.org or 802-857-0113.  The deadline to submit your resume and cover letter is September 3, 2021 at which point we will begin reviewing applications.  EOE

– Posted 8/3/21

Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian – Jaquith Public Library (Marshfield, VT)

Do you love to work with youth? Are you interested in building skills in the library field? This job could be for you!

The Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield, Vermont is seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as our Youth Services & Digital Outreach Librarian, who will work in collaboration with the Library Director to provide excellent customer service and a welcoming community space.

The right candidate will have innovative programming ideas, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn new things. The position includes the following duties: developing, selecting, and maintaining library materials and collections for children and young adults; developing and implementing diverse and innovative programming (both on site and virtual); conducting  story time for baby/toddler and preschool children, performing general library responsibilities, and communicating our programs and services to the public. This position requires experience working with youth, computer skills, and experience with social media and websites.

This is a part time position for 17 hours per week, including Saturdays. Must be able to lift and carry books and equipment up to 40 pounds.

Applications will be accepted until August 10, 2021. Please email a letter of interest and a resume to Susan Green at: jaquithpubliclibrary@gmail.com.

A full job description is available upon request.

– Posted 7/28/21

*REOPENED* Library Director – Chelsea Public Library (Chelsea, VT)

The Chelsea Public Library, a historic library located in a small and vibrant community in Central Vermont, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and people-oriented individual for the position of Library Director.  Enthusiasm and interest in community outreach is critical.

Please visit our website for a complete job description at http://www.chelsealibrary.com/employment.html

This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 32 hours a week that may include Saturdays.  Preference to be given to MLS/VT certification and to candidates with at least two to three years of library experience.  A BA or BS is a minimum qualification.  We will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue certification.  Salary is determined by experience and education level.  Benefits include vacation and personal/sick time.

Applications will be accepted until August 9th.  Please send a letter of interest and resume to meganbrehaut@gmail.com.

– Updated 7/23/21

Librarian – Winhall Memorial Library (Bondville, VT)

The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Librarian who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and community orientated.

The Librarian reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of current practices and trends in library services. They will be skillful in learning and leveraging a range of technology, tools, and platforms for effective promotion of library materials, events, and services.

This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 15-20 hours, including Saturdays. BA or BS, with two to three years of library experience preferred. However, we will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification. Salary will be based on experience as well as qualifications.

Send letter of interest, resume, and three work-related references to Winhall Memorial Library, P.O. Box 738, Bondville, VT 05340 or email at:  winhallmemoriallibrary@gmail.com. Time is of the essence, this position will be open until it is filled. The Winhall Memorial Library is a 501 (c)3 library. The library is located at 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road in Bondville, VT.

– Posted 7/20/21

Outreach Librarian – Aldrich Public Library (Barre, VT)

Description:
The Outreach Librarian oversees library service to those persons in the Barre
City/Barre Town area with special needs. At present, these needs are served by home delivery of
library materials to the homebound. The Outreach Librarian is responsible for insuring that this
service runs smoothly. Supervised by the Library Director.

Responsibilities:
Maintains contact with Outreach patrons
Visits new patrons to set up delivery
Contacts Outreach patrons periodically to see how things are going

Maintains a team of volunteer drivers
Recruits and trains new drivers as needed
Maintains a delivery schedule for volunteer drivers
Arranges for substitutes to deliver materials as needed

Selects library materials for Outreach clients each week
Supervises the process of checking materials in and out
Fills special requests for Outreach patrons
Communicates as needed with Special Services at Midstate Regional Library

Reports regularly on Outreach program
Tracks circulation and patron statistics
Prepares annual report on Outreach activities

Attends biweekly staff meetings
Attends conferences and workshops as time and interest permit
Makes suggestions for improved library practices and operations
Reports problems to the Circulation Librarian or Library Director
Carries out other tasks as requested by the Library Director
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JOB REQUIREMENTS
All Library employees are expected to maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor. Strong
interpersonal skills, effective communication, a collaborative approach and respectful interactions with
all – including colleagues, patrons, volunteers, trustees, and other community members – are essential.
Employees should show commitment to excellence and to the Library’s mission, working to maintain
consistency in practices and procedures.
In addition to skills specific to individual job descriptions, all employees will be required to develop and
maintain strong technology skills consistent with professional and library environments – and as
technology advances to stay current in these skills.
The Outreach Librarian must have the ability to speak with patrons about reading interests and provide
reader’s advisory, using online resources and tools as necessary.
This Class II, technical level position, requires at least a 2-year college degree
AND
a Vermont State Library Certificate, a Library Information Sciences degree (anticipated or completed) OR
2 years’ relevant library experience.
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– Posted 7/20/21

Part-time Library Clerks – Enfield Public Library (Enfield, NH)

The Enfield Public Library in Enfield, NH seeks two part-time library clerks to assist with the daily activities of the library. Job duties and abilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Circulation desk duties
  • Shelving
  • Answering the telephone
  • Helping patrons locate library materials
  • Assisting patrons with digital media and interlibrary loan

Essential skills:

  • Understanding of and dedication to customer service; must have the ability to respond to a variety of situations resourcefully and with courtesy
  • Computer literate and comfortable with technology. Ability to use email and Microsoft Office; provide technical assistance; troubleshoot printers and other library equipment
  • Have a positive approach to problem solving
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn new things
  • Promote the library within the community in a positive way

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service attitude towards patrons of all ages is essential and proficiency using a computer is necessary
  • Knowledge of adult and children’s books and movies
  • Previous library experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate
  • Candidate must be able to carry, bend, lift, kneel, and reach upper and lower shelves

Hours:

  • Position 1: Monday and Thursday evenings 5:00-8:00p and Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p
  • Position 2: Saturdays 9:30a-2:00p

Additional availability for special events and to cover staff absences is a plus. Salary is $13.00/hr. Benefits: paid holidays (both positions) and pro-rated vacation time (Position 1). Please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Hutson: mhutson@enfield.nh.us Application deadline is August 7, 2021. No phone calls please.

– Posted 7/13/21