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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.






Children's Librarian - The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic leader dedicated to children’s library services to serve as head of our vibrant children’s department. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of children’s literature, strong reader’s advisory and customer service skills, as well as demonstrated ingenuity in children’s programming. This position works closely with the Executive Director as well as the Director of Information Services and the Director of Lending and Collection Management towards a shared vision of the library. As such the successful individual must possess strong communication skills and a commitment to collaboration. Qualifications: MLS or equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in a public library setting with a focus on children’s services. This is a full-time 35-hour per week position including evening and weekend shifts. The Libraries offer a competitive salary, paid vacation time, Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance and a defined pension plan. The Farmington Libraries are an equal opportunity employer. If you fit this profile, please email a cover letter and résumé to Laura Horn, Director of Information Services at This position is open until filled.





Children Services Librarian Level I and II - Town of Greenwich. Full time. SALARY: $33.17 - $45.91 Hourly. CLOSING DATE: 01/19/17 04:00 PM.

     GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This class of position involves responsible specialized professional library work with an emphasis on services and programs for children and their parents, caregivers, educators, and other family members. It requires a strong public service orientation and aptitude, and working knowledge of information technology in libraries.

     ASSIGNMENT LEVEL I: Responsible for providing quality patron service to children, young adults and adults in the Children's Services Department. As an accountable team member, participates in planning and goal setting, assessing needs and providing services in accordance with library policies and practices. Backs up team members, and assists others as needed. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required. Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director.

     ASSIGNMENT LEVEL II: Specialized professional library work requiring direction and coordination within the Children's Services Department. Responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of all library services within the Children's Services Department by suggesting improvements, and implementing approved solutions. Performs both technical and back-up coordinative duties by applying professional techniques to library problems. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required. Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director.

     ALL APPLICANTS, except for current union represented Town of Greenwich employees, MUST PAY A NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $20 which must be received by the Town of Greenwich Human Resources Department no later than the close date. Failure to pay this fee by the deadline will disqualify candidates from continuing in the process. Please ensure that you submit your application prior to making the payment and that the application and payment are made by the close date.

     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, LEVEL I: Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus a general knowledge of library procedures and six (6) months experience in library services for children. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, LEVEL II: Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus a general knowledge of library procedures and two (2) years of experience in library services for children. SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL II: Some positions may require hands on experience adding content to the online catalog or library website.

     CAREER PATH: A Children's Services Librarian I who successfully completes twelve (12) consecutive months of work following the six (6) month probationary period shall be upgraded to a Children's Services Librarian II conditional upon the following: The employee received a satisfactory rating in his or her most recent performance evaluation as a Children's Services Librarian I [In the event there is no current performance evaluation, the employee will be upgraded to Children's Services Librarian II]; and the employee has not received discipline within the past eighteen (18) months.

     Examination: 100% Training & Experience Assessment. The examination to determine a candidate's eligibility for the position will be a Training and Experience Assessment. This type of examination requires that you completely fill out the application, adding pages for additional relevant information where needed, and attaching any documentation of certificates, degrees, other significant documents, etc. A candidate's eligibility to be interviewed will be based solely on material submitted at the time of application. Once the Eligibility List is prepared no further information may be submitted and no adjustments will be made.

     Complete position description, qualifications, requirements, supplemental questions, and application information are available at Apply by 4:00pm on January 19, 2017. The Town of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Part-time Project/Instructor Assistant - Hartford Public Library. Up to 15 hours per week. The incumbent supports Hartford Public Library’s mission and core values, and provides effective administrative and project support for the Institute for Museum and Library Services grant funded project designed to support the academic and social integration of immigrant youth. Schedule: Day, evening, & weekend hours. Supervisor: Project Manager. Essential Job Functions: Assist with the organization of meetings and events. This will include preparing materials for the meetings, participatory hand-outs, and other logistics. Assist with promoting project activities to target audiences. Gather, assemble, and organize project materials and data as related to activities and file for submission to Project Directors and partners as assigned. Support project instructor, mentors, and students. Guide students on the use of multimedia and learning software. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to customer service. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to successfully work in a collaborative environment. Excellent computer skills, Microsoft office and Web content management tools. Excellent organizational skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Associate Degree required. Minimum of two years experience working with diverse communities. Knowledge of Spanish language preferred. Hartford residency preferred. Valid CT driver’s license required. A completed, signed application is required of all applicants. Please submit your application to HPL, Human Resources, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103; email to; or fax to 860-722-6900.





Computer Science Instructor (Part-Time Contractor) - Hartford Public Library, Teen Services. Reports to: YOUmedia & Teen Services Director. Scope of Services: The Computer Science Instructor guides youth as they explore computer science knowledge and skills. The Instructor will create and maintain workforce development programming during the grant year, troubleshoot technical problems, assist with hardware and software, and manage supplies for their own program. $20 per hour compensation. Responsibilities: Plan, design, write, schedule, and lead workshops and project groups in computer science. Collect, maintain, and report data related to youth engagement, learning, and competency. Identify industry partners to provide in-kind support through volunteering to teach, digital mentoring, providing paid work experience to teens, and or advising on library initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES: At least 1 year of experience teaching digital media, or 1 year of professional career experience in related technological field is required. Proficiency in technologies such as MIT App Inventor, Java Bridge, various coding languages, photography, game design, fashion design, and/or social media is required (proficiencies in more than one discipline preferred). Previous experience in a service organization preferred. Experience designing, planning, publicizing, and conducting a program schedule for teens preferred. Experience in designing course curriculum within a technology setting is preferred. Experience working with teens required. Demonstrate sensitivity and commitment to the needs of teens. Strong commitment to working within a team environment is required. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks, and meet program deadlines. Ability to provide welcoming and effective customer service. Send resume and work sample to: Tricia George:


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Part Time Children’s Library Assistant - Middlebury Public Library, Middlebury, CT. $14.00 per hour, no benefits. Monday – Saturday with evening hours up to 19 hours per week. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus 1 (one) year experience working in a library setting assisting patrons with advisory services through answering patron’s questions, recommending books, and other materials. Additionally, the individual will work assisting the Children’s Librarian in all areas of developing, coordinating and conducting various children’s programs and activities. To be eligible for this position, applicants must meet the requirements and have a satisfactory background screening, physical, and drug screen. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application and resume to the Finance Department by 4:00 pm on February 3, 2017: Town of Middlebury, 1212 Whittemore Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762; Fax 203-577-4176. The application can be found at: AA/EOE.





Digital Services Librarian - New Canaan Library.

     Our Values: Commitment. Service. Excellence.

     Our Mission: To inspire and empower lifelong learning through innovation and discovery. To be the information and cultural center of the community.

     Role Purpose: To engage our community through digital services and channels. As part of the Digital Services Team: Provide IT support to the public and staff. Assist in maintaining the IT infrastructure. Develop technology workshops and classes that respond to community need and interest. Compile a broad range of Library metrics. Participate in cross-departmental projects as required.
     Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Digital Services Manager this position is accountable for: Working with the Digital Services Team Colleagues to maintain all Library technology. Responding to Help Desk requests. Assisting in developing, organizing and providing classes and workshops. Providing Makerlab support and technical assistance. Assisting in developing and maintaining the Library’s digital presence. Collecting, analyzing and presenting a broad array of statistical data. Working 5 hours per week on the Adult Services/ Information Desk. Instructing staff and public in the use of various digital technologies. Conducting one-on-one tutorials with public and staff. Undertaking other projects and assignments as requested.
     Skills & Attributes: Strong commitment to customer service. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Knowledge of emerging digital technologies. Knowledge of 3D printing and scanning. Collaborative work style. Good troubleshooting skills. Strong ability to convey ideas and lead informal learning programs.
     Qualifications / Experience: MLS degree (preferred but not required). Basic understanding of computer networks. Knowledge of computer databases and statistical analysis. Knowledge of Windows, MAC and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of mobile devices and tablets. Familiarity with Arduinos, RasPis and related electronics.
     Starting Salary range: $51,300-$55,000. This is a 35 hour per week full-time position requiring some evening and weekend shifts. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a copy of resume to Jeff Zaino, Manager of Adult & Digital Services,





Readers Advisory Librarian – New Canaan Library. NEW CANAAN LIBRARY VISION: New Canaan Library is the town's source for discovery and inspiration. Our mission is to empower and inspire learning through innovation, education and discovery. OUR VALUES: Commitment. Service. Excellence. ROLE PURPOSE:

     Position responsibilities: Engage community through collections. Offer fluent readers’ advisory service to our members in person, via telephone, or online. Implement proven and new methodologies particular to readers’ advisory service and create innovative tools and platforms for our members to engage with the Library. Work closely with the Adult Services and Collections departments to promote and increase usage of our collections. Support the Manager and Assistant Manager of Adult & Public Services in the strategic initiatives of the department and the Library.

     Key Functional relationships: Manager of Adult & Public Services, Assistant Manager of Adult & Public Services, Members of Adult Services Team, Collections Manager, Collections Team.

     Deliverables: Consistently provide exceptional readers’ advisory, information and reference services at the Information Desk. Design, maintenance, and rotation of material displays in and around the Library. Participate in and contribute to Library outreach events and initiatives with a special focus on readers’ advisory. Encourage collaborative partnerships within the Library to support ongoing initiatives. Create reader's advisory content for the Library’s website and social media platforms.

     Accountabilities: Delivery of excellent Information Desk service especially Reader's Advisory. Keep an up-to-date knowledge of all Information Desk procedures and tools. Keep up-to-date with new tools and trends in readers’ advisory services and sharing this information with the team at-large. Participation with Collections for new materials acquisitions in all formats and the weeding of the collection, where appropriate. Effective collaboration and engagement with other departments to enable delivery of seamless services to whole community (on site, online and by telephone). Responsible for keeping up-to-date with new tools and trends in reference services and readers’ advisory. Lead and participate in professional in-house learning. Serve on library committees or projects as needed.

     Skills & Attributes: Excellent service ethos and dynamic, interpersonal abilities. Enjoys working with the public and has a good sense of humor. Love of books and reading and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Well organized and reliable. Team player with strong communication skills both written and in person. Self-starter who takes initiative. Strong personal/professional learning focus.

     Competencies: Strong customer focus. Excellent judgment. Confidentiality. Develops and empowers Information Desk colleagues’ skills as readers’ advisors. Ongoing self-directed professional development.

     STARTING SALARY RANGE: $51,300 - $55,000. REQUIREMEMENTS: MLIS from an ALA-accredited school preferred - OR - Bachelor's degree (at a minimum) plus 5 years of equivalent book or library related experience. 35 hr/week including some nights and weekends. Up to 4-6 hours at the Information Desk per work day. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a copy of resume to Christle Chumney, Manager of Adult & Public Services,





Chief Executive Officer - The historic Enoch Pratt Free Library of Baltimore City is seeking applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer. The Pratt Library is one of the oldest free public library systems in the United States serving the 622,000+ residents of the City of Baltimore through its twenty-one branch locations. In an unusually expanded mission, it also serves the 6,000,000 residents of Maryland as the State Library Resource Center.

     The Pratt continues its journey by strategically expanding its services and programs. Governed by combined Boards of Trustees and Directors, served by a seasoned staff of 493, and sustained by a $40.5 million annual operating budget, Enoch Pratt Free Library seeks a CEO who has the desire and ability to weave these resources together to maintain and enhance its role as a vital partner to a City in transformation.

     The Enoch Pratt is currently renovating its Central Library which opened in 1932 as a ground-breaking ‘open to the people’ library. The State of Maryland has committed more than $90 million to this renovation, and the trustees and directors have raised an additional $15 million. We expect this renovation to be completed in 2019, and we believe the renovated Central Library will be a powerful statement about the critical importance of urban libraries in building a literate, well informed, and culturally rich future. Dedicated patrons, volunteers, and donors enthusiastically support the work of the Enoch Pratt Free Library as it upholds library traditions and embraces the challenges of a rapidly changing library world.

     Responsibilities. A comprehensive statement of the responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer can be found on the following link: position description. Among those responsibilities, the most compelling and immediate are the following: (1) understanding the full scope of Pratt Library and the State Library Resource Center programs, resources, and functions; (2) Engagement of the entire staff with the assistance of senior management staff; (3) Continued implementation of the 2017-19 strategic plan; (4) Immersion in the details and decisions of the renovation of the Central Library as well as the long range renovation of the branches; (5) Initiation of a network of working relationships with the Board, the State Library Resource Center, the wider Maryland library community, and City and State officials; and (6) Mastery of the Library’s budget process and funding and development efforts.

     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, 10 years in library work and at least 5 years of senior library management (or an equivalent background and experience that will enable the candidate to effectively perform the responsibilities of the position). Vital to success are the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, board and stakeholders; strong organizational skills; the ability to integrate emerging technologies with traditional library resources; and experience in strategic planning, fiscal management and resource development. Preferred qualifications include: a PhD in Library and Information Science (or other relevant advanced degree), experience working in a multi-branch urban library system, and prior success reporting to a governing board and working closely with City and State Officials.
     Baltimore. Known as a city of neighborhoods, the past and the future intersect in Baltimore. Many historic communities showcase Baltimore’s rich history and wealth of diversity with many significant properties listed on the National Register; Under Armour’s forward-looking Port Covington development is among the largest urban redevelopment projects in the country and the city’s historic Inner Harbor boasts walkable neighborhoods, tourist attractions and commercial development. A tech-savvy entrepreneurial community is emerging alongside Baltimore’s robust network of colleges and universities, world-class museums, internationally renowned symphony orchestra, trendy music and art venues, beloved professional sports teams and varied culinary choices. As with many urban cities, Baltimore has distinct challenges as well as powerful assets and many of Baltimore’s citizens suffer a disparity of income, education and opportunity. The Enoch Pratt Free Library continues to be a vital, important partner in Baltimore’s determination to meet these challenges. For more information on the Pratt Library and Baltimore, visit Enoch Pratt Links.
     Compensation. The position offers a hiring salary range of $160,000-205,000 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury, This position closes February 5, 2017.



Academic Libraries

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






Librarian - Capital Community College, Hartford. CCP 18. 12 Month Tenure Track, Standard Appointment. ANTICIPATED START DATE: April 2017. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science required; one year of professional experience in an academic library; demonstrated teaching experience and enthusiasm for teaching; familiarity with Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and assessment; commitment to academic librarianship; awareness of major trends and issues in librarianship and higher education; excellent computer skills and extensive experience with online information sources and the ability to learn and apply new technologies independently; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment and with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of the position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services: 1. Provides reference assistance, instruction, and information literacy education to the campus community. 2. Coordinates the library’s reference services, including general oversight of the reference desk and scheduling reference hours. 3. Maintains statistics and produces reports and assessments of reference activity. 4. Assists with the development and maintenance of online subject guides and tutorials. 5. Continue to update knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information resources, and teaching and assessment in higher education. 6. Actively engage in campus committee work, as well as library department initiatives. 7. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. MINIMUM SALARY: $63,693.00 approximate annual. TO APPLY: Send letter of intent, BOR Employment Application (found on the following website:, resume, transcripts (copies are acceptable at the time of application) and the names of three references to: Josephine Agnello-Veley, Director of Human Resources, Capital Community College, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Email: No phone inquiries; please submit only one application package. Be sure to include the position you are applying for. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of application must be postmarked no later than January 20, 2017. Capital Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Capital Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.





Clinical Librarian - The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Requisition:  41152BR. Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
     Position Focus: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services, and as a member of the larger Research and Education Department, the Clinical Librarian provides point-of-need services and information support to medical professionals at Yale University, in the clinical setting within the Yale New Haven Health System, and at other affiliated clinical sites. The librarian cultivates partnerships between the library and assigned liaison areas in the health sciences through outreach, instruction, collection development, and research support services. The librarian provides innovative services to support research, teaching, and clinical service. The Clinical Librarian will provide in-depth reference, information, research and consultation services for clinical professionals and users in the health sciences community, including literature searches in support of systematic reviews, research, grants, clinical practice, animal use, teaching, and publishing. In addition, they will offer training and support for the identification and retrieval of high-quality evidence for clinical questions and decision-making including the use of databases and mobile apps. The incumbent will create and maintain online guides, learning objects, websites, and other research support tools and collaborate with fellow librarians and other providers of information resources to support research and teaching in general. The librarian will work closely with the Head of Collection Development on acquiring clinical information resources and preparing and promoting them for availability to users. This librarian may be required to periodically meet with, teach classes, and present at or attend morning reports, grand rounds, and other clinically relevant forums in the early morning or evening. Will collaborate with library, university, and hospital personnel on projects including grants, papers, poster presentations, or other creative undertakings. Will support the curricular needs of assigned departments and programs by teaching didactic and hands-on sessions as requested by faculty. Participates in planning and teaching the general library instruction programs. In collaboration with the Research and Education team, identifies, prepares and presents a range of classes on various topics, including biomedical databases, citation management tools and biomedical research strategies.
     Required Education, Skills and Experience: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master’s degree in library science. Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communications skills, including the ability to actively listen, understand and articulate user needs. Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service and teaching. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines, and to conceptualize new solutions to problems with creativity and flexibility. Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations. Demonstrated ability to work both independently or collaboratively in a diverse team environment, and to effectively build partnerships and promote the library. Demonstrated ability to develop and grow a customer base through the creation, enhancement and provision of user-centered services. Innovative, resourceful, and flexible. Knowledge of information technology.

     Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at:
     Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Experience working in the clinical setting and/or an academic library.
     The University and the Library: The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at
     The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library: The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library (CWML), with a collection of approximately 22,000 electronic biomedical journals, 38,000 electronic books, 200,000 print resources and a wide range of state-of the-art electronic services and databases, serves the information needs of the Yale Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, the Yale-New Haven Hospital and other affiliated institutions of the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. The Library provides responsive and effective support to meet the Medical Center's missions of research, education, patient care and service. The Medical Library also contains a Historical Library with a large and unique collection of rare medical books, medical journals to 1920, pamphlets, prints, and photographs, as well as current works on the history of medicine. For additional information please visit the Library’s website at:
     The Yale School of Medicine: Founded in 1810, the Yale School of Medicine is a world-renowned center for biomedical research, education and advanced health care. Among its divisions are one of the nation’s oldest schools of public health and the internationally recognized Child Study Center, founded in 1911. Its 33 academic departments include 11 in the basic sciences, 19 in clinical fields, and 5 in public health. The School of Medicine consistently ranks among the handful of leading recipients of research funding from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations supporting the biomedical sciences, and belongs to medical organizations including the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Association of Academic Health Centers. The school’s unique curriculum, known as the Yale System of Medical Education, promotes teaching in small seminar, conference and tutorial settings, and requires student self-evaluation, independent thinking and investigation. Since 1839, Yale has required that each student complete a thesis based on original research prior to graduation. Graduates of the school have gone on to significant leadership positions in virtually every medical field, as well as many non-medical areas.
     Yale-New Haven Hospital: Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Yale School of Nursing (YSN) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed tertiary medical center with two in-patient campuses. YNHH, the flagship member of the Yale New Haven Health System, includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, YNHH is the second largest employer in the New Haven area with more than 12,000 employees. Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 4,500 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, YNHH provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. Yale-New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research.
     Salary and Benefits: We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
     How to Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at The STARS req. ID for this position is 41152BR. Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.





Director - Director of the J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University. Eastern Connecticut State University, Connecticut’s public liberal arts university, seeks a dynamic leader to become the Director of the J. Eugene Smith Library. Reporting to the Provost, the Library Director provides leadership to support the educational mission of the University. The Director of Library Services provides strategic direction for library service and is a visible and articulate advocate for initiatives that support the University’s strategic plan. The Library Director collaborates with faculty, staff, students, and administrators to leverage the Library’s presence and support for service to the University community. The Director of Library Services must be a strong communicator, and a leader who will foster collaborative relationships internally, across campus, in the community, within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, and with other institutions. The Director must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively within a culture of diversity and inclusion. The Library Director must possess a deep understanding of issues relevant to academic librarianship, including library technologies, information literacy, digital libraries, outcomes assessment, strategic planning, and scholarly communication and publishing.
      About the J. Eugene Smith Library: Built in 1998, the 127,000 square foot Smith Library is an inviting social and intellectual center of the campus. With shelving capacity for over a half million volumes, and seating capacity for 900, the library provides a modern, spacious, and well-equipped environment for student study and research. The library offers over 60 computers for student use, and has Wi-Fi throughout the building. The Library also houses a café, and the Academic Services Center, as well as the Center for Instructional Technology. Twenty-six full time staff, supplemented by part-time staff, provide a welcoming and capable workforce to accomplish the library’s service goals. Librarians are tenure track members of the University faculty.
      Major Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of library administration including daily operations, strategic planning, budget planning, facilities management, collections stewardship, and assessment of library services and resources. Supervise, lead, inspire, support, evaluate and further develop a skilled, collaborative, service-oriented library faculty and staff that embraces change, innovation, and risk-taking. Provide strategic vision and direction, in collaboration with the library staff, for initiatives in support of the University’s mission and goals, including resource sharing, preservation, coordinated collection development, scholarship, and student success. Represent the library, establish and maintain collaborative relationships across campus, in the community, within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system, and with other institutions. Prepare annual and other reports on library operations.
Requirements: Master’s degree in library or information science from an American Library Association accredited program. Minimum seven years of experience in an academic or research library, with at least two years of library management experience including personnel evaluation. Record of service-oriented leadership and collaborative partnerships with various campus and professional constituencies. Evidence of scholarly or professional achievement. Evidence of a collaborative leadership style and the ability to develop and sustain productive and harmonious relationships with faculty, students, library staff, and colleagues. A record of supporting staff professional development.
      Desired: Additional advanced degree. Professional experience in a liberal arts college/university library. Experience managing in a collective bargaining environment.
      Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position and a CV. In addition, applicants should supply three letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted to Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.
      About Eastern Connecticut State University: Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5400 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital. Eastern is a member of COPLAC and has been named one of the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work for” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the last seven years.
      Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791,


School Libraries and Media Centers




Reference and Public Services Assistant, Temporary Position - Start Date: March 2016. Job Status: 25 hours a week temporary position for the Spring Term. The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT is searching for a dynamic, progressive, and patron-focused Reference and Public Services Assistant. This temporary position will assist with research and information inquiries from students, faculty, and staff. This position will deliver library services that meet the needs of the Loomis Chaffee community with a focus on assisting students in developing research strategies to locate and evaluate information. MLS, MLIS, or other graduate students are encouraged to apply. The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings whose children all died tragically and who then selflessly determined to found a school as a gift to the children of others, Loomis Chaffee provides our students with the best education - an education in which excellence in teaching and learning is shaped by the why, as much as the what, and every member of the community shares a commitment to the best self and the common good. For more information on the school, please visit Click here for the full job ad and apply.


Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

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




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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.



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Reference and Teen Librarian - Stafford Library, Town of Stafford. 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, resume, and cover letter to Stafford Library, 10 Levinthal Run, Stafford Springs, CT 06076 by 2/3/2017.





Cataloger/Archives Assistant - Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut. REPORTS TO: Library Director. SALARY: Commensurate with experience. FTE: 0.6 FTE (30 hours per week during academic year). POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The duties and responsibilities of the Cataloger/Archives assistant include, but are not limited to: Perform original and copy cataloging, including authority work, in all formats. Perform LC classification. Update holdings in WorldCat via OCLC Connexion. Act as a resource person for library staff. Catalog and assist in processing archival materials and assist with providing service in Archives. Assist with digitization of archival and other materials. Assist Coordinator of Technical Services with planning for regular inventory and weeding of the Library’s collection. Provide assistance at public service desk during the school year as needed. Act as mentor to students writing research papers. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including afternoons, evenings and weekends. Assist with other tasks as assigned by the Director of the Library. MINIMUM DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An American Library Association accredited MLS/MLIS is required. At least one year of library experience as a cataloger required. Working knowledge of cataloging standards and tools including AACR2/RDA, LCC, LCSH, MARC21, FRBR, OCLC, and OCLC WorldCat. Position requires close attention to detail and ability to work in a noisy, user-centered environment. Must have a positive attitude toward adolescents. Must possess good communication and computer skills, a desire to learn new skills related to the role and the ability to work well with others. TO APPLY: Submit your resume via email to The Taft School is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer in accordance with regulations adopted by the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. It is the policy of The Taft School to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental retardation, mental disability, or physical disability.





Children’s Services Assistant - Case Memorial Library in Orange, CT, is seeking an enthusiastic professional for a full-time position in our busy Children’s Department. Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, and experience working in a public or school library. Interested candidates should have excellent customer service and technology skills, a strong knowledge of children’s literature, an enjoyment of working with children and teens, and a love of reading. Experience with Sierra ILS is a plus. This is a 35 hour union position with full benefits, and includes evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three professional references to First Selectman James M. Zeoli, 617 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477 or by 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017. For a complete job description, please visit the Town’s website EOE.





Assistant Library Director – Prospect Public Library. REPOSTED. Full time position (40 hours). This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the scope, vision and operation of the Children’s department including outreach programs in the community for children, young adults and adults. Other responsibilities of the Assistant Director include providing reference services for library patrons, supervising library pages and volunteers, ordering and processing of children’s library materials, compiling library statistics, assisting patrons in the use of library databases, assisting patrons with computer problems, and performing other tasks as determined by the Library Director. Candidate must have experience working with children’s library and/or educational services. Excellent administrative, supervisory, planning and organizational skills are required. A thorough knowledge of library reference materials both print and online is needed. A high level of computer expertise including experience with online circulation systems, Microsoft Office and website management is required. Three years of supervisory experience is required. Candidate must have MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school. Salary is $40,000 plus per year with medical and vacation benefits. Position open till filled. Please send cover letter and resume to Library Director, Prospect Public Library, 17 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or email to



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Library Director - The Chaplin Library in Chaplin, CT has an immediate opening for a Library Director. This job is a 24 hour/week, benefited position with occasional Saturdays. The candidate is responsible for all phases of the daily operation of the library. This candidate should be self-motivated with excellent communication, and possess strong public service skills, including budget development, grant writing, maintenance of the library, collection, and program planning and development. Should also have knowledge and experience in executing strategy for this public organization, administrative practices, and strong technology skills. Annual compensation is approximately $26,000. Application deadline: January 19, 2017. For more information about the position and how to apply, please visit the town website at


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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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