Library Consultant for Special Populations – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, collaborative, and innovative librarian to serve as Library Consultant for Special Populations. The successful candidate will provide consulting and professional development activities with a focus on special populations, which include, but are not limited to Veterans, LGBTQ+, seniors, new Americans, people with disabilities, those experiencing homelessness, are incarcerated or in state care. The Library Consultant for Special Populations oversees the ABLE Library (formerly the Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled) and manages the local recording program for visually and physically disabled citizens. They also plan, implement and evaluate ADA and adult literacy programs and manage library services to state institutions. The Consultant works with the National Library Service (NLS), a citizen Advisory Council, and with partner organizations that serve the disabled and adult learners. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting outreach and public relations and supervision of two or more employees at the ABLE Library.

This job calls for a well-organized individual who will represent the Department in statewide partnerships and initiatives, apply research-based planning, program development, and assessment, and use current library trends to advance local library services. ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science, experience serving special populations. Statewide travel required.

This position, Library Consultant for Special Populations (Job Requisition #13582), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Janette.Shaffer@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

To learn more and apply online, visit careers.vermont.gov

– Posted March 30, 2021

Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  08/06/2019
Req ID:  2121
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $33.68
Overview
The Department promotes excellence and innovation in local libraries through training and technical assistance and fosters statewide cooperation and resource sharing among all types of libraries. The Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement will play an important leadership role in strategic planning for the Department, and must have a broad understanding of the library field, vision and passion, and must champion change and innovation.
Read the full job description and apply online at: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Barre-Assistant-State-Librarian-VT-05641/574746100/
– Posted July 24, 2019