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CLA Minimum Salary Guidelines

Effective January 7, 2016

 


Professional positions (MLS typically required)

The Connecticut Library Association recommends a minimum salary for entry-level positions requiring an MLS. This salary is $27.00 per hour. This recommendation applies to both full-time and part-time professional positions.

$27.00/hour translates to the following full-time salaries ($27.00 x # hours/week x 52 weeks):

35 hours/week:  $49,140
37.5 hours/week:  $52,650
40 hours/week:  $56,160


Professional level positions
that do not meet this salary or do not provide salary information are posted in a special area at the bottom of this page. For more information, see About this Page, below.

 

Library Technical Assistant or equivalent positions (MLS typically not required) 

The Connecticut Library Association has established minimum salary recommendations for LTA positions. Due to the wide variety of these positions, CLA has established three levels based on education or experience. For a description of each level, click on the links below. You may also download general information PDF icon about the levels.

LTA 1 PDF icon - $13.75/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $25,025  37.5 hrs/wk: $26,812  40 hrs/wk: $28,600
LTA 2 PDF icon - $17.60/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $32,032  37.5 hrs/wk: $34,320  40 hrs/wk: $36,608
LTA 3 PDF icon - $20.30/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $36,946  37.5 hrs/wk: $39,585  40 hrs/wk: $42,224

 

 

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Public Libraries

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

  

 

3.16.2017

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Children's Assistant - Bristol Public Library. Summary: Performs varied para-professional library and clerical duties in the Children’s Department. Assists children, students and adults in using library services and facilities. Plans, prepares, conducts or assists with story hours, class visits and other programming events. Supervises children in regular visits to the library. Performs outreach services. Assists in the preparation of bulletin boards and displays. Periodically may shelve and maintain library materials. Assists with use of computer programs and online public access catalog, and operates equipment. As needed, assists with Circulation Desk functions and throughout the library when assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s and one (1) year experience in children’s library services; OR Associate’s and two (2) years’ experience in children’s library services. Public library experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Computer skills that require expert knowledge of database software, and intermediate knowledge of Internet and word processing software. Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment. Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August - the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday. Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package. Salary: $18.32/hourly. (Increases at 1 year to $20.05/hr., and increases at 2nd year to $20.38/hr.) REQUIRES COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov. DEADLINE: Friday, March 24, 2017. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

3.16.2017

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Substitute Office Assistant - The Noah Webster Library in West Hartford, CT is looking for an Office Assistant to work our very busy Circulation desk on an as-needed basis. Applicants should have knowledge and experience providing excellent customer service in a public library setting. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the Sierra ILS along with basic circulation skills, including charging books in and out, data inputting, phone etiquette and the collection of fines. Because this is a part-time substitute position, the right candidate will have a flexible schedule that will include day, evening and weekend shifts. Salary $17.77/hr. Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations, but there are no other benefits associated with this position. West Hartford application can be found at: http://www.westhartfordct.gov/. Email completed Application, Cover Letter and Resume to Ann Marie Salerno, Head of Circulation Services at jobs@westhartfordlibrary.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Closing date: April 14, 2017.

 

3.15.2017

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Department Head, Children's Services - Waterford Public Library. The Waterford Public Library seeks a proven leader for the position of Department Head, Children’s Services. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the management and administration of the collections, programs, and services for children and young adults. S/he will be responsible for the training, supervision and evaluation of department staff, as well as the planning, presenting and evaluating of all library programs for young people. Additionally, the Department Head, Children’s Services is part of the library’s management team. S/he must demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the public library in the 21st century, and have experience with and knowledge of children’s literature, programming and storytelling and creating community partnerships. Masters in Library Science plus 3 years library experience including one year of supervisory experience and a leadership role in children’s services. Starting salary $62,464; excellent benefits. To apply, please send application (available at www.waterfordct.org or by calling 860-444-5832), with letter expressing interest by March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m. to Director of Human Resources, Town of Waterford, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385. EOE.

 

3.15.2017

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Youth & Outreach Services LibrarianHartford Public Library. Full time. The Youth & Outreach Services Librarian is responsible for programming, collection development, reference, reader’s advisory, and outreach for children and families from Birth through age 12; more specifically: The Youth & Outreach Services Librarian works closely with the Youth and Family Services Manager and the Director of Youth and Family Services to plan and implement strategies for improving delivery of youth services throughout the library system; assists in the ordering and promotion of children's materials (print and media) for the library system; participates in delivery, promotion, and evaluation of youth programs; creates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through our Boundless partnership with Hartford City Schools; works with and provides outreach to youth­-serving city agencies, schools, and organizations; and assists in writing and implementing grants. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution required. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Please send completed employment application, resume and cover letter to: Hartford Public Library, Human Resources, 500 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103; by fax to (860) 722-6900; or email to personnel@hplct.org. Open until filled.

 

3.15.2017

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Business Analyst Hartford Public Library. Full time. The Business Analyst reports to the Finance Director and is responsible for the development and implementation of standardized data collection procedures and reporting. He/she shall work in collaboration with the Finance Director and Director of Information Technology to determine the most effective methodology for designing and developing relational databases for data collection and establish an annual calendar for data collection for monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting.  B.S. in Mathematics, Economics, Business Analytics, Statistics, Finance or related field. Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration preferred. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Please send completed employment application, resume and cover letter to: Hartford Public Library, Human Resources, 500 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103; by fax to (860) 722-6900; or email to personnel@hplct.org. Open until filled.

 

3.10.2017

 

 

Library Director - Burnham Library, Bridgewater, CT. Creative, energetic individual with strong public service orientation needed to direct all phases of library operations in town of 1,700 residents. BA/BS and prior library experience required. Excellent technology and administrative skills necessary plus ability to work well with public officials and community organizations. 25 hour week includes some weekend and evening hours. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and application (available at www.burnhamlibrary.org and www.bridgewatertownhall.org) to Personnel Chair, Burnham Library, 62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT 06752 by April 21, 2017.

 

3.6.2017

 

 

LOW Outreach Assistant, Part Time - Hartford Public Library. Grant Funded Position LP11/8. Twenty hours per week; must be available weekday mornings. Hartford Public Library is seeking a part time Outreach Assistant. Reporting to the Public Services Director, the Outreach Assistant is responsible for providing direct service to customers on the Library on Wheels (LOW) and other specified sites. The incumbent works under the general direction of the Youth and Family Services Director to deliver a variety of youth outreach story times and programs at designated child care sites.
      PUBLIC SERVICE: Provide direct assistance to customers by circulating materials and providing basic information regarding library programs and services at designated locations. Under the general direction of the youth and family services director schedule and carry out visits to local child care centers on the LOW. This includes preparing and compiling appropriate materials beforehand, conducting story times, book talks, and other programming as requested. Receive training in early literacy development and story time programming as needed. Maintain and cultivate contact with the general community. Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
      ADMINISTRATIVE: Gather daily statistics and prepare monthly statistical reports. Work collaboratively with other library departments to achieve project goals.
      POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field. Demonstrated commitment to customer service. Minimum of two years experience working in a public library or related outreach community work. Ability to engage and relate to youth from birth through middle school as well as their parents and caregivers. Ability to engage with diverse populations.

      NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Strong commitment to public service. Strong communication and outreach skills. Strong computer skills with expertise in word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Ability to work independently after being given appropriate training. Valid CT driver’s license and good driving record.
      OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND KNOWLEDGE: Flexible. Excellent organizational skills. Energetic, motivated and creative. Ability to deal tactfully with all ages of people in a public service context.
      Job description and application are available online at www.hplct.org or Administrative Offices, Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Applications accepted until March 31, 2017.

 

2.28.2017

 

 

Customer Experience Officer - Hartford Public Library has gained national recognition in redefining the urban public library in the 21st century as an innovative and stimulating place where people can learn, discover and explore their interests through a rich array of resources. Our mission is to provide free resources that inspire reading, guide learning and encourage individual exploration. We’re looking for an exceptional person to join our team of transformational leaders as our Customer Experience Officer (CXO) during a historic time in the world of public libraries and at the Hartford Public Library. This CXO will partner with our creative and innovative leadership team to deliver an even greater level of service to a supportive and engaged community. He or she will ensure that HPL is delivering exceptional customer experience through impactful programs and services as one of the country’s most innovative and diverse public libraries. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to blend leading-edge library services with the most successful retail and digital applications from a broad spectrum of related sectors, including education, business, government, non-profit, and cultural. The CXO will report directly to the CEO and lead all public service staff. Salary range $97,000 -$122,000 annual. If you are this person, please contact us at 860-695-6374 or cpoehnert@hplct.org. LEARN MORE

 

2.28.2017

 

 

Library ClerkWindsor Locks Public Library seeks an individual with excellent customer service skills to serve a diverse public. Prior library experience, customer service and familiarity with Sierra or other library system preferred. Candidate must possess ability to perform a variety of circulation duties, including shelving of materials and answering phones. This part-time position requires Monday evenings from 4:30-8:30 with the possibility of afternoon hours on Tuesday from 12:30-5:00 pm. This position will serve as a fill-in on other days, evenings or Saturdays for 3.5-7.0 hours as needed. Candidate must be available for possible fill-in hours during school breaks. Interested applicants may send a resume and apply to the Director, Windsor Locks Public Library, 28 Main Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096.

 

2.21.2017

   

Technology Assistant Intern - Part Time. Guilford Smith Memorial Library in South Windham is looking for an enthusiastic and savvy individual to provide technological assistance to our patrons. We are looking for an individual who is seeking experience or eager to start a career in public service. The ideal candidate will be comfortable using both PCs and Macs, be proficient in Microsoft Office, have great listening skills, and be comfortable working with a group of people, or working one-on-one. Applicants should have experience with a variety of software and programs and customer service skills. The Technology Assistant will work with the director to plan weekly technology lessons on a given subject, and be available at scheduled times to answer specific patron questions. Scheduling is flexible. This is an unpaid internship. Students are welcome to apply. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Margaret Kurnyk at mkurnyk@biblio.org.


 

 

Academic Libraries

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

 

 

3.10.2017

   

Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian - (Job ID 2017424) UConn Library. Rank: University Librarian I (UCP 5). The UConn Library seeks a visionary and creative Instructional Design & Social Sciences Librarian to develop the Library’s online educational learning program. Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference & Curriculum Services, this position will create and assess online instructional modules that integrate with the University’s learning management system, HuskyCT (Blackboard e-Education platform). This position develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of current information literacy, instructional design, and educational assessment best practices. The incumbent will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff throughout the UConn Library and university-wide to enhance student research and critical thinking skills of a diverse population of students. A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: http://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/. This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of July 7, 2017. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. Applications are due on or before March 23, 2017 and must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (please reference Job ID 2017424) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu. To ensure consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by March 23, 2017. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


 

School Libraries and Media Centers

 

2.27.2017

 


Librarian/Information Specialist - School Year 2017-2018. The Foote School in New Haven, CT seeks a qualified Librarian/Information Specialist to provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the library program is aligned with The Foote School’s mission and is an integral component of the instructional goals of the school. This position will be part of a collaborative library team that fosters a love of reading, contributes to an information-literate student body and maintains a dynamic library collection. The successful candidate will be a team player and a nurturing, flexible person who understands the developmental and cognitive needs of children. The ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and peers as well as employ a variety of instructional techniques to engage young learners is essential. We are deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that challenges prejudice and is committed to diversity and inclusion.
     Roles and Responsibilities: Teacher: As a teacher/librarian, the successful candidate will encourage students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information by guiding students in the development of research skills using print materials, databases and internet resources; specifically in grades 4-9; the assessment of  digital  resources; reading for understanding, for exposure to diverse viewpoints, a range of genres and for pleasure.
     Instructional Partner: As an instructional partner, the teacher/librarian will collaborate with teachers in Kindergarten through 9th grade. The teacher/librarian will be a partner in the instructional process by collaborating with classroom teachers in the curriculum design process; providing a range of resources for teachers to assist in curriculum development and support ongoing units of study; collaborating with technology department to create curriculum that reflects best practices in information literacy and digital citizenship; attending departmental meetings.
     Information Specialist: As information specialist, the teacher/librarian ensures equitable access and responsible use of information by developing and maintaining a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used within the school community; selecting materials that represent diverse perspectives and needs of students, staff and the Foote School community; understanding copyright, fair use and assisting users with their understanding and observance of the same; organizing the collection for maximum and effective use; working closely with the technology department to ensure technical resources are current and functioning properly.  Library resources  include 14 desktop computers and 5 laptop computers, 2 printers and a projector used for teaching.
     Additional Responsibilities: As a member of the library staff and the Foote School community, additional responsibilities will include providing supervision in the library during after-school hours; other administrative duties as needed; serving on faculty committees; facilitating personal growth through professional development opportunities.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Studies or similar field preferred. Minimum 3+ years teaching experience at the elementary/middle school level required. Knowledge of information literacy skills for children and adolescents ; library organization; print (books, magazines, etc.) and non-print (e-books, audio collections, DVD’s, etc.) collection development for children and adolescents. Please submit the following information to employmentinquiries@footeschool.org: Resume; Cover Letter; Personal Statement; Letter of Recommendation; List of Three References. Thank you for your interest in The Foote School.


 

Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

 

 

3.2.2017

 


Executive Director - Libraries Online, Inc. (LION), Middletown, CT. The LION Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director to lead our active and successful organization in leveraging technology to share, expand, and promote quality, cost-effective information resources and services among our 28 member libraries. LION, a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1982, has a staff of six dedicated IT, library and office professionals. The Executive Director, under the general direction of the Board, has overall responsibility for the efficient and effective administration of all LION operations which include monitoring and evaluating the shared integrated library system (currently Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra system), providing other information technology services, and planning for future development of shared resources. Essential skills include a broad knowledge of automated library systems, advanced technology and problem solving skills, excellent oral and written communication abilities, and administrative experience including planning, evaluation, budgeting, staff management and training. Proven experience reporting to a governing board and success in collaborating with multiple stakeholders are highly desirable. Minimum Qualifications: MLS with 5 years professional library experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Please see the Executive Director Job Description for additional details. Compensation: $94,000 - $100,000 range dependent on experience. Competitive benefits package. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and 3 contacts for references as a Word or PDF attachment to liondirectorsearch@gmail.com on or before April 7, 2017.


  

Jobs with salaries below CLA recommended minimum or unknown

Positions listed here are considered professional in nature but (1) have salaries that fall below the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline; OR (2) have not provided salary information.


 

3.13.2017

 

 

Part time Teen/Reference Librarian - Search Extended. Somers Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative individual to become our part time Teen/Reference Librarian. Under the direction of the Library Director, this individual will plan, develop, and supervise after school programming for teens, assist with collection maintenance of young adult materials, supervise the Teen Room, assist with the Library's interlibrary loan, and provide reference, technology, and reader's advisory assistance to teen and adult patrons. Applicants must be either enrolled in or have completed a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited institution and have both experience in library reference services and in working with teens, ages 13 - 18. The position is 15 - 20 hours a week, mostly after school, plus one Sunday afternoon a month. $17.60 per hour. Please send a complete town application (found at http://www.somersct.gov/), a resume, and a cover letter to Kim LaFleur, Operations Manager, Town of Somers, 600 Main Street, PO Box 308, Somers, CT 06071 or email to opsmanager@somersct.gov.

 

3.13.2017

 

 

Reference and Teen Librarian - The Stafford Library is seeking an energetic, customer service oriented Reference and Teen Librarian. Major duties include: managing all aspects of library teen services (including performing reference service, reader’s advisory service, collection development for all teen materials, and planning and executing teen programs), providing reference service to patrons of all ages, assisting in adult collection development, covering the circulation desk when needed, updating library web page, Facebook page, library newsletter, and other duties as assigned by the Library Director. Master of Library Science Degree (or MLS candidate), prior library experience and strong computer skills are required. Prior teen services experience helpful. 23 hours per week, Mon – Sat including some evenings. $21.00 per hour. Includes one week of paid vacation after the first year. Please send a completed application (found at www.staffordct.org), resume, and cover letter to Stafford Library, 10 Levinthal Run, Stafford Springs, CT 06076 by 3/24/2017.

 

3.3.2017

 

 

Youth Services Librarian(s) - Want to help strengthen neighborhoods and build community? Want to live in a diverse, accepting, historic, creative and vibrant city, near beaches and sandwiched between Boston and New York City? Providence Community Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library. The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service, especially emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and teens; Planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; Providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers; Promoting the development of pre-literacy and literacy skills in children and teens; Assisting patrons, particularly children and teens, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects; Acting as liaison with other agencies in the community, which serve children and teens, to promote the library; Creating a welcoming environment in the Youth Services area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources. Providence Community Library is preparing to start a strategic planning initiative in 2017 that seeks to strengthen services to meet the needs of its diverse and dense urban neighborhoods. Energetic, service-oriented librarians are encouraged to apply. Annual salary: $38,727 L-I/$45,533 L-II. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited school. Minimum three years professional experience as a Children’s Librarian for the L-II position. Bi-lingual a plus. Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

2.22.2017


 

 

Children's/Young Adult Services Librarian - Windsor Locks Public Library seeks a dynamic Children's/Young Adult Services Librarian. This full time (35.0 hour) position requires an individual with enthusiasm, creativity and one who can demonstrate the ability to develop and implement a variety of services to children and young adults. MLS preferred or MLS candidate. Some supervisory experience is preferred. Work schedule will include a minimum of two weekday evenings and Saturdays in rotation. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. This position requires the candidate to have the ability to develop and conduct a variety of programs including weekly story hours, crafts and other literacy programs on a year-round basis. This position is responsible for: Preparing marketing materials to publicize programs, users guides of current trends, collections and services to children, early literacy and children's literature; Acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, withdrawal and disposal of materials; Implementing a collection development plan to fit within the scope of the budget while maintaining awareness of trends in youth services; Providing reference and reader’s advisory guidance to children, parents, and teachers; creating displays to enhance the library experience and to provide use of library resources; short and long range planning for children services and programs. Performs duties in other library departments and participates in library special group projects as needed, and assists and instructs patrons in using library services, equipment and facilities. Please send electronic resume and three references to childrenslibwlocks28@yahoo.com. M/F/D/V EEO Employer.

 

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CLC posts library-related jobs from all types of libraries and other institutions in the state of Connecticut and beyond. (Please note that out-of-state libraries must pay the non-member fee for listing positions; see Fees, below.) Custodial positions are not accepted. Clerical positions may be accepted at the discretion of the editor.

  

Organization

Jobs are divided into four general library categories - public, academic, school, and corporate/special - plus an additional category for all types of professional jobs with salaries below the CLA recommended minimum. Within each category, jobs are listed in by date, with newest postings at the top. Job titles are in bold type; hiring institutions (e.g. libraries, towns, universities, school systems, corporations) are in purple.

 

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  • CLC invites submissions of library jobs which fall within the scope of this page (see above). Submit jobs via email to jobs@ctlibrarians.org.
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Fees

Libraries, schools, and other institutions that are members in good standing of the Connecticut Library Consortium, or are institutional members of the Connecticut Library Association, may place advertisements on this site for no charge. The fee for non-member institutions is $100.00 per advertisement. When submitting your ad, please provide a contact name, institution name, billing address, phone number, and email address for this purpose. To verify your institution's membership status, search our member directory.

 

What is a "professional" position?

Professional level positions in libraries include directors, department heads, and other management level positions; most positions that include "librarian" in the title (eg., children's librarians, reference librarians, teen librarians, catalogers/cataloging librarians, corporate/law/medical librarians, etc.); school library media specialists; and many more. Just because a hiring institution does not require an MLS for such positions does not mean they are not professional in nature. Positions with words such as "technician" or "assistant" or "clerk" in the job title are generally considered support staff and thus are exempt from the CLA salary guideline. For more information:

 

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