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

Electronic Resources Librarian – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Dartmouth College Library is hiring an Electronic Resources Librarian to lead the lifecycle of all electronic resources including licensing, acquisition, access, administration, statistics, and support. This position will implement and administer tools, features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access and usability including the utilization of electronic resource management functions in the library services platform.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the lifecycle of electronic resources including licensing, acquisition, access, troubleshooting, and assessment through the application of technical skills across multiple platforms. 35%
  • In collaboration with the Discovery Systems Librarian assess and maintain discoverability and reliable access to electronic resource collections in the library discovery ecosystem, including the library management platform, knowledgebases, access and discovery tools, authentication services and user interface, that meet the research and curricular needs of the community. 30%
  • Assess, design, and implement improvements to current workflows to optimize access and discovery of electronic collections. Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and other types of documentation as needed. Coordinate the work of a group of Acquisitions Assistants and Specialists, working independently or in a variety of team configurations. 30%
  • Professional engagement: stays current on emerging trends, practices and standards in electronic resource management and emerging technologies. Participate in users’ groups and open-source communities to maintain updated systems knowledge, enhance problem-solving skills, obtain best practices, and facilitate improvements to existing systems and workflows. 5%

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Performs other responsibilities as required.

For a full job description and to apply online, visit: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/59947

– Posted 11/20/21

Web Developer/Designer, University of Vermont Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The University Libraries is seeking a Web Designer/Developer to join our team. This position enables University students and the community at large to access a broad range of information resources. They will maintain and develop web assets in PHP/Drupal environment. This position will serve on Libraries’ Technology and UX teams and collaborate with the institution’s central web team to improve customer experience. They will customize and implement user-centered, accessible web interfaces on a wide variety of locally hosted and cloud-based applications and platforms to include Libraries’ websites and third-party databases and products while maintaining maximum usability and accessibility for users of all abilities. This position serves as the web specialist on the User Experience (UX) Group, participate in system-wide technology planning and decision-making under the Systems Librarian’s direction, and act as a backup systems administrator.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number S3159PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than November 19, 2021.

– Posted 10/22/21

Full-time Library Aide III for Technology and Outreach – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

We are looking for someone who is creative, friendly and enthusiastic about technology to complete our hard-working team! Tech-savviness is a must, sense of humor is a plus. This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package. The Abbott Library enjoys tremendous support from its community and is a welcoming and professional environment.

General duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry and special projects. Additional duties will include the publication of a bi-weekly newsletter, the maintenance of the library’s website and social media presence and the implementation of curriculum from Digital Learn and other online resources to lead technology classes for our patrons. Other projects could involve assisting with the development of adult programming initiatives.

Candidates should be personable, cheerful, professional, and enjoy working with the public. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of software suites and on-line tools including Microsoft Office, Canva, Mail Chimp, Word Press, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Library experience is a plus but we are willing to train the right candidate. Infrequent Saturdays will be required.

A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request.

The starting hourly rate is $17.12 to $20.86 per hour, depending on experience. Interested applicants can send a letter of interest and a resume to director@abbottlibrary.org. Applications received before October 4 will be given first priority. The position will remain open until filled.

– Posted 9/9/21

Library Computer Assistant – Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)

Library Computer Assistant

235 College St. Burlington, VT
$24.03 Hour/Regular Full-time (40hrs/wk)/One weekend day per week
Union: American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

General Purpose

This position reports to the Technology Librarian/Technician Director and is responsible for supporting the public in using the Library’s computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines. The Library Computer Assistant is responsible for assisting the public in using various software applications in the Library Tech Center, assisting card holders in signing on to the public computers through our time management system, and issuing guest passes to non-card holders. Provide instructional services in both individual and group settings. These services include one-on-one technology support to community members that include: signing up & using library online services; setting up and managing email accounts; assisting with basic technology needs for job seeking; assisting with basic technology needs for housing and misc. social services; etc.

This position is also responsible for maintaining, setting up, and resolving issues with the Library’s computers and troubleshooting hardware and software problems. This role performs basic maintenance on technology equipment, clean technology equipment, set-up for technology equipment, troubleshooting technology equipment, minor repair on technology equipment and perform other technological support duties as assigned. This position also assists with strategy for the library’s computers and networks, as well as recommends equipment and software. This position also assists with the development and teaching of technology classes both for the public and the library staff. This position assists with the hiring of classroom technology instructors and liaisons with them when needed.

Read the full job description and apply online at our Government Jobs website.

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.

To Apply
Applications for our employment opportunities are only accepted online through our Government Jobs website. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt

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

– Posted 8/28/21

Technical Services/Circ Desk Librarian – Quechee/Wilder Libraries (Hartford, VT)

Quechee/Wilder Libraries seek applications for a versatile, detail-oriented staff member to work the circulation desk at our two sites.  This part-time position of 24 hours per week includes some evening and Saturday hours.  It requires providing technical support to patrons, familiarity with maintaining and using pcs, cataloging and working with Excel.  Strong back and flexibility needed; sense of humor appreciated. Send resume to director@quecheelibrary.org by July 6, 2020.

– Posted June 22, 2020