Librarian C AC: Technical Services – VT Dept. of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  01/16/2022
Req ID:  26464
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.86

The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a professional cataloger for the position of Technical Services Librarian. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of RDA, MARC, and expertise with classification systems, including Dewey (DDC) and knowledge of, or comfort learning other classification systems such as LC and SuDoc. They will provide consulting for cataloging, learner-centered instruction, and will manage State Library collections in consultation with the Assistant State Librarian for Information & Access. This job calls for a well-organized, diplomatic, and insightful person who will use their professional skills and knowledge to advance the mission of VTLIB.

Major duties include performing all original cataloging for the State Library collections, copy cataloging, classification using Dewey Decimal System (DDC), and other systems for government documents; designing and teaching basic and advanced cataloging classes as part of the VTLIB continuing education program; answering cataloging questions from librarians and staff both internally and externally; managing cataloging in the VTLIB ILS; and working with Information & Access staff to maximize discoverability of materials through the CLOVER interlibrary loan system.

The Technical Services Librarian has the opportunity to organize State Library collections and to improve cataloging services for VTLIB. This is a great chance to shape the policies and vision of the organization around cataloging and technical services.

The Department of Libraries is based in Barre, Vermont, located about 50 miles southeast of Burlington. Vermont has 185 public libraries, most of which serve small and rural communities with populations of fewer than 5,000. Vermont has a population of 643,000 and is known for its powerful tradition of local government, robust farmers markets, beautiful landscape, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, and strong sense of community.

For full details and to apply online, visit careers.vermont.gov

– Posted 1/2/22

Library Consultant – Governance & Management – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Overview

The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) encourages motivated and innovative librarians to apply to serve as Library Consultant for Library Governance and Management. The successful candidate will be dedicated to continuous learning, comfortable with the use of technology, and committed to collaboration. They will provide multi-level consulting, learner-centered instruction, and web and print resource development for the Department, as well as statewide leadership in the areas of library services to library directors, trustees, and library stakeholders. This job calls for a well-organized, diplomatic, and insightful leader 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.

Major duties include the following: professional development instruction for Vermont public library leaders and trustees; collaboration with partner organizations and state agencies on issues related to public libraries, including: policy development and trainings; consulting in several areas, including the following: municipal and non-profit operations and management, budgets and finance, staffing and personnel management, strategic planning, advocacy and community relations, library boards, and library legal issues; serving as a lead in conference planning for library trustees and friends; and creating live/recorded training and web-based content for consultations and trainings of library staff, trustees, and stakeholders.

The Library Consultant for Governance and Management works closely with a team of consultants at the Department to meet a wide range of needs for libraries in VT. This is a great opportunity to assist Vermont Libraries in their work towards a strong and sustainable future!

The Department of Libraries is based in Barre, Vermont, located about 50 miles southeast of Burlington. Vermont has 183 public libraries, most of which serve small and rural communities with populations of fewer than 5,000. Vermont has a population of 624,000 and is known for its powerful tradition of local government, robust farmers markets, beautiful landscape, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, and strong sense of community.

For a complete description and to apply online, visit the Vermont Department of Libraries careers site.

– Posted 10/1/21

Library Consultant for Library Governance and Management – Vermont Department of Libraries (Barre, VT)

Application Deadline Date:  07/13/2021
Req ID:  17548
Department:  Libraries
Location:  Barre, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28

Overview

The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) encourages motivated and innovative librarians to apply to serve as Library Consultant for Library Governance and Management. The successful candidate will be dedicated to continuous learning, comfortable with the use of technology, and committed to collaboration. They will provide multi-level consulting, learner-centered instruction, and web and print resource development for the Department, as well as statewide leadership in the areas of library services to library directors, trustees, and library stakeholders. This job calls for a well-organized, diplomatic, and insightful leader 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.

Major duties include the following: professional development instruction for Vermont public library leaders and trustees; collaboration with partner organizations and state agencies on issues related to public libraries, including: policy development and trainings; consulting in several areas, including the following: municipal and non-profit operations and management, budgets and finance, staffing and personnel management, strategic planning, advocacy and community relations, library boards, and library legal issues; serving as a lead in conference planning for library trustees and friends; and creating live/recorded training and web-based content for consultations and trainings of library staff, trustees, and stakeholders.

The Library Consultant for Governance and Management works closely with a team of consultants at the Department to meet a wide range of needs for libraries in VT. This is a great opportunity to assist Vermont Libraries in their work towards a strong and sustainable future!

The Department of Libraries is based in Barre, Vermont, located about 50 miles southeast of Burlington. Vermont has 183 public libraries, most of which serve small and rural communities with populations of fewer than 5,000. Vermont has a population of 624,000 and is known for its powerful tradition of local government, robust farmers markets, beautiful landscape, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, and strong sense of community.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association AND three (3) years or more of post-degree library experience.

OR

Master’s degree or higher in related field AND three (3) years or more of library leadership or non-profit governance/policy leadership experience.

AND

Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, board management, policy development, training, or non-profit management.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications

Public library experience.

Experience in library administration including supervision of staff.

View the full position posting here.

– Posted 6/29/21