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






Part Time Library Assistant for Circulation Services – weekend supervisor - Bethel Public Library Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with some formal computer training, office or library experience strongly preferred.  Familiarity with popular fiction and authors, automated integrated library systems and online searching including the Internet are preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Library experience highly desirable. Job Description: Adept with all aspects and functionality of the Library’s circulation system (Evergreen), including charge, discharge, and renewal of library materials; patron registration; collection and payment of fines, and placing holds. Assists with compiling departmental statistics. Assists with processing notices for overdue and/or lost materials. Makes decisions regarding the operation of the Circulation Department in the absence of the Circulation Manager including those pertaining to schedules. Provides prompt and courteous patron service in person and over the telephone. Communicates courteously, enthusiastically and effectively with the public and with other staff members. EOE/M/F/V/D 3 Saturdays and 3 Sundays in a 4-week rotation schedule.$17.18 per hour Full job description and application available at the Library or online at Submit application by November 10, 2016 to Bethel Public Library, Attn. Library Director, 189 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801 203 794-8756 Ext.6





Library Aide (Children’s Services) – Fairfield Public Library. Fairfield Public Library is offering a great opportunity for someone who is just starting out in Children’s Services and wants to have a great work experience in the Children’s Services profession.  We are looking for a person who will provide excellent customer service to the children and their caretakers who visit our library. We’d also like you, under the supervision of your supervisor, to assist with the development of productive relationships with schools, daycare centers and other learning environments. We know you are familiar with iPADS and coding and everything else that’s new and we want your help in using new technologies in creative and innovative ways. As a children’s library aide we expect that you will know about the latest and greatest fiction and non-fiction materials and be able to connect children with some great choices. As one of the happy faces in the children’s department you will be spending considerable time on our children’s services reference desk answering questions and finding information for our youngest patrons as well as their caregivers and teachers.  A favorite part of children’s services is developing and offering great programs to all ages of kids.  Under the direction of the children’s supervisor you will have the opportunity to explore and implement your new ideas.  As with all public library positions you will be wearing many different hats throughout your day, anywhere from brainstorming a STEM program to ordering supplies for your department. Being able to multi-task is a must. The majority of your time will be spent at Fairfield Woods Branch Library, a very busy and exciting environment. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree.  Library experience.  Course work in children’s literature and/or child development.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and social media.  Ability to apply emerging technologies.  Avid reader. Work Schedule: 35 hours per week Mon-Sat; 1 evening per week; 1 Sat per Month and occasionally other hours as necessary. Salary: $44,832. Good benefits package. Please email your resume to Town Librarian Karen Ronald, by October 21, 2016




Librarian I/Part Time – Town of Hamden Open Competitive Recruitment for the position of Librarian I Part Time (19.5 hours) The Civil Service Commission announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Librarian I Part Time in the Hamden Library. Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM and on Closing date:  Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 4:00 P.M. 





Education/Community Outreach Manager - Hartford Public Library seeks a full time Hartford History Center (HHC) Education/ Community Outreach Manager SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY: The HHC Education/Community Outreach Manager works as part of a small team of professional staff to implement an innovative vision for the Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library’s museum and archive, that will deepen public understanding of Hartford’s rich multicultural history through the delivery of innovative programs and services. This role develops, delivers and evaluates public programming and services, including exhibits, for an inter-generational audience to advance Hartford Public Library’s vision and mission. Additionally, s/he will work with learners of all ages to re-examine the past in light of the present in order to create new pathways for robust dialogue and community building.   Essential Functions: Establishes and directs education and outreach programs, website and social media outlets related to the Library’s Hartford History Center; Plans, directs and supervises employees; recruits, recommends hires, trains, disciplines staff; prepares work assignments and schedules. Conducts grant writing and execution of grants as project manager. Undertakes research related to Hartford history that leads to program development, exhibitions, digital content and the creation of supporting material to support common core standards that integrates the historical collections housed in the Hartford History Center; Promotes community use of the Hartford History Center by speaking to community groups and through outreach to other community and educational contacts. Responsible for maintenance of special collection workflow; assists in the cataloguing of books, the processing of archival materials; and, in the development of finding aids and metadata for online resources; Serves as a part of a cross-departmental team that creates and executes mission driven events, programs and exhibits through the integration of historical collection materials; Answers reference questions and works the public service desk in the Hartford History Center; Reads in a variety of fields and genres and develops and practices readers’ advisory skills to promote reading for every age and reading level is preferred. Assesses customers’ requirements and abilities, and appropriately identifies materials, databases and Web sites to match their needs. Develops and delivers reports and presentations to senior HPL management, and other groups as needed. Prepares daily, monthly, and annual reports as required. Ensures safe conditions for staff, public, and building operation. Takes appropriate action in building emergencies. Keeps informed of current trends, improved programs and processes to better meet the needs of the community. Provides welcoming customer service to all customers. Positively reflects Hartford Public Library’s mission, vision, and values to staff and the public. Other Functions: Participates in the overall administration of Hartford Public Library through committee or taskforce assignments. Participates in community activities and maintains contacts with professional organizations in order to better provide services and to meet the objectives of the library. Performs related duties as required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrative of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES: Master’s Degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program or in a related field of museum studies, public history, education and/or urban studies required. Mastery of archival and/or library standards, procedures, and access systems preferred. Thorough knowledge of and background in various types of informational materials in a variety of formats including electronic. Solid project management skills are required. Strong commitment to working within a team environment is required. Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organization and priority setting skills. Bilingual, ability to communicate in Spanish strongly preferred. Strong public relations skills. Solid working knowledge of all MS Office suite software is required. Ability to design, develop, and proofread written and visual materials. Ability to provide welcoming and effective customer service. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, and the public.  Ability to work independently. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities.Ability to think quickly, assess a situation and make a sound decision. Ability to work a varied schedule inclusive of evenings and weekends.  Ability to create clear and concise reports, and to deliver them verbally to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to deal effectively with external stakeholders including elected officials and donors. Access to reliable transportation is required. Mental and physical requirements: The Physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to perform continuous bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, pulling of a cart, and lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 50 lbs. Must be able to walk, sit and stand for extended periods during the shift. Vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, potentially stressful situations. Please visit our website: for full job description, application and submission information. 




Financial Analyst (full-time) - Hartford Public Library seeks a seasoned professional responsible for production and analysis of financial reports, assisting with departmental budgeting, audit preparation and accounting functions of the Hartford Public Library including monthly reconciliations, and year-end closing.  This position will ensure all invoices, requisitions, and contracts are properly coded and funded, and may assist in the accounts payable and receivable functions as needed. The Financial Analyst works closely with the Finance Director to develop and maintain the operating and capital budgets, ensure fiscal responsibility, and complete other tasks as assigned. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Minimum requirements:  Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in finance, preferably in a nonprofit or municipal environment. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience managing budgets. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Public Administration. Masters’ preferred.  Proficient with QuickBooks, Excel, and MUNIS software Full requirements, job description and application are available online at or Administrative Office, Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT  06103. A completed signed application must be received in order to be considered for this position. Position open until filled. Hartford Public Library requires a Criminal Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Testing on applicants who are selected as a finalist for the position. Applicants will be provided a copy of any positive drug test results. A criminal record does not necessarily eliminate you from employment with Hartford Public Library. Each conviction will be reviewed with respect to the offense, circumstances, seriousness and the position for which you apply. E.O.E. 




Project Manager – Full Time -  Hartford Public Library. Starting Salary $50,000 General Statement: The incumbent supports Hartford Public Library’s mission and core values, and assists in the day-to-day management of the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Leadership three year grant funded project designed to support the academic and social integration of immigrant youth. The incumbent will direct the work of the IMLS project, including project planning, implementation, development, research, promotion, and outreach. The Project Manager will supervise project staff and mentors, build the team, and represent the project on the Project Advisory Leadership Team. The Project Manager will also oversee the project budget and promote the program nationwide with the media, elected officials, and the public. This is a demanding position that requires the ability to handle multiple tasks and also the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. This individual will be self-motivated, flexible, persistent, very attentive to detail and able to be an organizer and coordinator of many activities. Schedule: Day, evening, & weekend hours. Supervisor: Chief Adult Learning Officer Supervised Staff: Part-time Project Assistant, Instructor,  Essential Job Functions Manage the development and implementation of the project, with oversight of all project activities. Recruit, train and assign student mentors. Coordinate and facilitate project staff/partner meetings, create agendas, take notes, etc.  Manage, track, and oversee grant deliverables, and insure that deliverables are met. Oversee the project budget and scale the work of the grant within budget parameters. Lead project outreach and communication efforts. Complete and submit monthly narrative and statistical reports. Supervise staff. Other duties as assigned. Skills and Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Education, Public Administration preferred, or related field; Bachelor’s Degree may be considered depending on related experience. Proven management expertise to oversee complex projects, track project activities, and see activities through to completion. Proven expertise at supervising a project team, building team cohesiveness, and maximizing staff skills and abilities. Experience as an event planning, coordinator, and promotion on a city or regional level. Interpersonal skills to interact sensitively and to establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, students, community members, workers, and outside organization officials and staff from diverse social, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative team working relationships with supervisees, other staff, the university, and the community. Knowledge of and experience with immigrant youth issues. Experience working with a diverse community and ability to foster communication between diverse populations. Knowledge of and experience with participatory education techniques. Competency in one foreign language; Spanish language preferred.  Other duties as assigned. Interested Candidates must submit a completed, signed application along with resume for review. Applications will be accepted until October 28, 2016. Application can be obtained on our website:





Library Circulation Assistant – Lyme Public Library. 16.5 hrs./wk – Thurs. eve., Fri. & Sat. for small public library. Opportunity to work additional hours substituting for other staff as needed.  Responsibilities include working circulation desk and assisting both adult and juvenile patrons with reference, readers’ advisory, & computer help.  Must possess good customer service and computer skills. Previous library experience a plus.  Starting wage $11.50/hr.  Send résumé, cover letter, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Theresa Conley, Lyme Public Library, 482 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT 06371-3110 or email to Applications accepted until filled.  EOE





Chief Administrative Officer Administration - Russell Library has an exciting new position for a responsible, experienced administrative leader to join the executive leadership team charged with growing an innovative, sustainable public library in the great city of Middletown, CT. Reporting directly to the library director and chief executive officer (CEO), the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), in partnership with the CEO, is responsible for the implementation of Russell Library’s financial management and sustainability strategy and for the operating plans to meet the Library’s over-arching strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the CAO is charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures for functional areas of the organization: finance HR, technology, safety, and security.  The incumbent is responsible for all capital projects and building operations. The CAO will be engaged in creative problem-solving and change management to shape the future of our mission-driven Library. The CAO and the chief public services officer will bring together IT and public services departments to lead the development and delivery of Russell Library’s digital strategy, and to manage and maintain a strong, flexible and forward-looking technology infrastructure which will ensure that the Library’s strategic priorities can be realized. Minimum qualifications required: The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with an MBA (although other academic credentials coupled with work experience in a similar role in a municipality, non-profit, or public library may be acceptable) and four to six years of progressively responsible managerial and leadership experience, including two to four years in the supervision of a complex organization. Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include: experience developing and administering budgets; strong oral and written communication skills; customer focus and excellent public relations skills and the ability to build trust and effective partnerships; a commitment to developing others, facilitating change, building successful teams and leading through vision and values; business acumen and strategic decision making ability..The CAO performs professional, managerial, and administrative work of a highly responsible nature in directing and coordinating the activities of the library’s work. With considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative, this position develops plans and implements services and activities to meet present and anticipated community needs.This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. A full description of the position is included.  Compensation: This position offers a salary commensurate with experience and education, and an accompanying health & retirement package. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resumé with application. Applications are available online 
Applications must be submitted by 4:00 pm, November 10, 2015 to: or Matthew K. Poland, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457






Adult Services Librarian - New Canaan Library 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: Lifelong learning. Respect. Service. Excellence. Professionalism. Position responsibilities: Provide reference, computer and database support services to our adult members in person, via telephone, or email. Assist members in material selection and support reader's advisory activities. Provide instruction and workshops to the public in response to our adult community needs. Support the Manager and Assistant Manager of Adult Services in the strategic growth of the department and the Library. Key Functional relationships: Manager of Adult Services. Assistant Manager of Adult Services. Members of Adult Services Team. Digital Services Team. Job Description: Deliverables: Consistently provide excellent information and reference service to the public at the Information Desk. Provide input and feedback regarding the direction of Library instruction to the Manager/Assistant Manager of Adult Services. Develop classes and workshops in response to changing needs of our community and in conjunction with technology advancements/changes. Support, coordinate and participate in Library programs and events. Lead and participate in professional in house learning. Accountabilities: Delivery of excellent Information Desk service. Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of all Information Desk procedures and tools. Keeping up-to-date with new tools and trends in instruction and reference services. Overall coordination and oversight of instruction activities for the adult community. Effective collaboration and engagement with other departments to enable delivery of seamless services to whole community (on site, online and by telephone). Serve on library committees and projects as needed. Skills & Attributes: Excellent service ethos and dynamic, interpersonal abilities. Enjoys working with the public. 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. Ongoing self-directed professional development. Salary $51,000 - $62,000. Requirements: MLIS (or within 1 semester of completion). 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 Services,




Digital Services Librarian – New Canaan Library. Our Values: Lifelong learning. Respect. Service. Excellence. Professionalism. Our Mission: To inspire and empower lifelong learning through innovation and discovery. Role Purpose: Providing IT support to the public and staff. Maintaining the IT infrastructure in optimal condition. Developing technology workshops that responds to community need and interest. Compiling, analyzing and presenting a broad range of Library metrics. Participating 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 to maintain all Library technology in optimal working condition. Responding to Help Desk requests in a timely manner. Developing, organizing and providing classes and workshops. Adding content to the Library’s Digital Display. Providing Makerlab support and technical assistance. Adding content to the Website. Collecting, analyzing and presenting a broad array of statistical data. Working 5 hours per week on the Adult Services 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. Key Functional Relationships: Digital Services Manager. Adult Services Team. Collection Development Team. Teen Services. Children’s Services Skills & Attributes: Strong commitment to customer service. Ability to think creatively and be innovative. Ability to prioritize and manage work related projects. Able to communicate technical information clearly. Knowledge of emerging digital technologies. Knowledge of 3D printing and scanning. Ability to create useful statistical reports. Ability to think analytically. Highly collaborative work style. Knowledge of Web platforms. Strong IT skills. Qualifications / Experience: MLS degree. Basic understanding of computer networks. Knowledge Innovative Interfaces Sierra System preferred but not required. Knowledge of computer databases and statistical analysis. Knowledge of Windows, MAC and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of mobile devices and tablets. Knowledge electronic kits such as RasPis, Arduinos and Mindstorms. Knowledge of Social Media platforms. Salary range:  $51,300-$61,000. This is a 35 hour per week full-time position requiring some evening and weekend shifts. Position open until October 31, 2016 Email resume and cover letter to Jeff Zaino, Digital Services Manager, at





Programming Librarian - New Canaan Library.  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: Lifelong learning. Respect. Service. Excellence.Professionalism. Role Purpose: Position is responsible for:  Developing and organizing diverse and wide ranging programs for adult population of the community. Developing targeted programs and classes for underserved interest groups and communities. Participating in cross departmental project teams as required. Initializing, building and fostering communication, collaborations and partnerships with a wide range of institutions, businesses, interest groups and communities. Key Functional relationships: Adult Services Manager. Members of Adult Services Team. Manager of Services to Families, Children's and Teens. Teen Librarian. Digital Services Team.Job Description: Deliverables: Develop, organize, and provide consistently exceptional programs, classes and events for the adult community. Tracking and evaluation of programs for relevancy and suitability. Responsive to community requests, needs and desires for programming. Consistently provide excellent information and reference service to the public at the Information Desk. Professional, prompt and courteous communication to internal/external presenters, committee members, volunteers, attendees, and staff. Lead and participate in professional in house learning. Serve on library committees and projects as needed. Accountabilities: Planning, development and delivery of programs, classes and events for adults. 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 trends in library programming and community engagement practices. Creating measurable outcomes for programs. Financial management of programs budget as directed by the Adult Services Manager. Skills & Attributes. Collaborator/team player with strong follow through. Expert interpersonal skills. Excellent Customer service ethos. Self-starter who takes initiative. Well organized and reliable. Strong personal professional learning focus. Competencies: Strong customer focus. Highly organized and detail oriented. Aligns development of library programs with vision and directions of organization. Innovative. Excellent judgment. Confidentiality. Continuous improvement process. Salary: $51,300-62,000/year Requirements: MLIS from an ALA accredited school/program. 35 hour work week including some weekends and evenings. 2-4 hours at the Information Desk per work day. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Christle Chumney, Manager of Adult Services,  Open until filled.  




Part-time Librarian – City of New Haven Department of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, New Haven, CT  06510 POSTED: SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016 PART TIME LIBRARIAN (M-1090) (NOT TESTED)DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY SERVICES SALARY: up to $19.14 PER HOUR HOURS: PART-TIME (UP TO 19 HOURS PER WEEK), varied schedule FUNDING: GENERAL FUNDS MULTIPLE VACANCIES Nature of Work: This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children’s, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancies support Adult Services/Reference and Young Minds & Family Learning, and serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community. Minimum Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening. Part Time Position: A person in this Part Time Position is not eligible to receive medical benefits, vacation pay, sick pay, holiday pay, union membership or union contractual benefits. The period of part time employment will not be construed in any way to mean probationary employment. Applications and job description may be picked up at the Department of Human Resources at 200 Orange St., 1ST Floor, Monday through Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Applications and/or resumes must be received by the Department of Human Resources, No Later Than 5 P.M. on REMOVAL DATE. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States. Please post this announcement in a conspicuous area on the Department Bulletin Board.




Part-time Library Assistant – Plumb Memorial Library (Shelton, CT) Work 10-17 hours per week in the Children’s Department. Schedule IS NOT FLEXIBLE: Mondays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. plus 2 Saturdays each month – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (rotating schedule) Responsibilities include staffing the Children’s Desk and assisting both adult and juvenile patrons with reference, readers’ advisory and computer help.  Must possess good customer service and computer skills. Prior library experience and knowledge of Bibliomation’s Evergreen System are helpful. Salary:  $11.39 per hour, with no benefits Send application and resume (including name, addresses and phone numbers of three references) to Barbara Fritsch, Children’s Librarian, Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster Street, Shelton CT 06484 or email to Employee applications are available at the Children’s Desk or can be printed from the city website:  (City Hall tab and select Human Resources from drop down menu). Applications accepted up to: October 25, 2016.





Head of Children’s Services – Simsbury Public Library. We’re seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking leader with a passion for customer service and high level of professionalism to head our bustling children’s department and serve as a key member of the Library’s management team.  Simsbury’s Head of Children’s Services is responsible for the day-to-day management of a team which performs a full range of tasks, including programming, outreach, cataloging, processing and circulation.  Candidates must be creative and outgoing, as well as have the ability to consider the big picture while possessing an acuity for detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a sense of humor.  A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, with five years progressively responsible library experience, including two years of supervisory experience, as well as experience in Children’s Services necessary. Proficiency with current technology and applications, as well as familiarity with emerging technology trends and tools essential. 40 hours/week. Salary range: $71,276 -$87,841 For a complete job description and to submit cover letter and application before November 6, 2016 go to



Reference/Teen Librarian -  Southington Public Library
[hourly rate $29.26, full health benefits]. The Southington Public Library is seeking an energetic librarian experienced in working with teens to join our Reference Team.  Flexibility, creativity and experience in planning and implementing successful teen programs are a must. Successful candidates must possess excellent customer service skills and have demonstrated ability to use social media. Applicants selected for interviews will need to present a unique idea for a new teen program. A Master’s Degree in Library Science and two years public library experience with an emphasis on teens are required. 20hrs/wk, including nights and weekends. A complete job description is available at Apply online to Once you have accessed the link, move to the 'External Applicants' section of the page and click on 'Start an Application".  Applications need to be linked to the open position you are interested in. Within this site, reference Job Code 1229. For further information contact Theresa Buchanan, HR Generalist, Town of Southington,                     





Reference Services Internship Program - The West Hartford Public Library welcomes applications from MLS candidates for its internship program.  The program has been designed to provide practical, on-the-job experience to individuals pursuing a career in reference service.  Applicants must have completed at least four graduate level library science courses before the start date of their internship including a reference services course.  The successful applicant will be paid a stipend of $4375 for 250 hours of work over approximately 5 months starting in January. The intern will have the opportunity to shadow librarians at a fast-paced reference desk, assist in the day-to-day operations of a bustling teen department, and help to implement a special media collection development project (with a focus on music).  In addition, the intern will help with other departmental projects such as website development, library programs, subject bibliographies, and other projects as assigned.  Although the intern will work primarily in the Adult Division of the Noah Webster Library located at 20 South Main Street, s/he will do a rotation in each of the library’s two branches as well as other library divisions to gain a broader understanding of public library operations. This internship program is funded through the generous support of the West Hartford Public Library Foundation’s Thomas F. Kilfoil Fund. Eligibility and requirements: Enrollment in a Master of Library Science Program. Applicants must have completed at least four courses including a reference services course before the start date of the internship. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.. Schedule is flexible but may include some weekday, evening, and weekend hours. Candidate must have reliable transportation. Please email the following to by November 18, 2016.  Candidates will be notified by mid-December. Resume and cover letter. Personal statement (250-300 words) explaining your interest in libraries and reference service in particular. List of completed classes (unofficial transcripts accepted)




Teen Librarian - West Haven Library seeks an energetic, tech-savvy librarian to join our staff to serve the needs of our diverse 12-18 year-old young adults. This position is Full-Time (37.5 hours), benefit eligible and a union position. Nights and some weekends are a must. Duties include collection development, coordinating staff and volunteers, developing programming for ages 12-18, assisting patrons with basic information and library policies along with serving on committees beneficial to West Haven’s young adult community. Must have a general knowledge of trends for young adults along with knowledge of current young adult literature. Qualifications include at least one year of supervisory or library experience, experience working in a diverse environment and an MLS from an accredited ALA institution. Salary will be commensurate with experience. All resumes should be sent to Colleen Bailie at no later than October 23, 2016. No phone calls please.




Library Director- Wolcott Public LibraryThe Board of Trustees of the Wolcott Public Library, serving a community of 16,500 residents, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Library Director. The ideal candidate would possess a strong sense of community, a dedication to public service, a proven track record of leadership, and possess innovative and creative ideas for increasing town outreach through programs and services. Responsibilities: all aspects of library operations, including, but not limited to, supervision of library staff (2 full time/5 part time) and volunteers; library collection of approximately 63,000 items; annual budget of $427,000 FY 2016-2017; expanding library programs and on-line services; active Friends group; community relations; developing a long range plan; maintenance of an architecturally unique library building and grounds. Reports to Library Board of Trustees. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS), Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS), or an equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of 5 years of recent experience in increasingly responsible supervisory, management, administrative, and financial positions in a public library. Degree in business and/or experience in local government, grant writing, reporting to advisory and/or governing board helpful. Pass pre-employment background checks. Salary from $55,000, based on experience and qualifications. Full time position. Benefits. Submit cover letter, including salary expectations, and resume by 10/28/16 to: Library Board of Trustees Search Committee, c/o Amy Desaulniers, Wolcott Town Hall, 10 Kenea Avenue, Wolcott, CT 06716 or email to: adesaulniers@wolcottct.orgEOE/AA.




Library Director – Montclair, New Jersey. Engage and enrich the Montclair (NJ) community as the next Director of the Montclair Public Library ( The Board of Trustees seeks candidates who want to expand opportunities for Montclair’s 38,000+ residents. The Library, through its early literacy efforts, the Open Book Open Mind 2015 conversation series, and its partnership with the Adult School of Montclair, focuses on lifelong learning. In addition, the Library supports its citizens through outreach efforts such as the BookBike (funded through a crowdsourcing campaign), the Book a Librarian service, and hotspot loaning program. Neatly 68% of Montclair residents carry a Montclair Library card and check out 440,000 items annually and attend 1,600 programs—and the committed staff of 36 FTE served more than 375,000 visitors last year.  With an annual budget of $3.9 million and financial support from the Montclair Public Library Foundation and Montclair Library Friends, the Montclair Public Library continues to provide stellar programs and services inside and outside its four walls at its two locations. The new Montclair Public Library Director, through relationship building and responsiveness to the community, will work effectively with community leaders, lead successful fundraising efforts and be an active, vital member of the Montclair community. Responsibilities. The Library Director, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, manages and directs the operations of the Library. Specific responsibilities include: understanding and aligning the organizational culture developing and recognizing staff talents; successful design and implementation of library programs and services; managing the Library’s public relations and marketing program; working strategically with senior management team; planning, justifying and executing the Library’s budget; supporting the Library Foundation as a Foundation Board Member; developing entrepreneurial activities; working closely with the Township of Montclair and the Board of Education; actively engaging and partnering with other community agencies and organizations; and being active in local, state, and national professional activities. See Library Director position description ( for details. Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, five years of managerial experience, and possession of or ability to qualify for the professional librarian’s certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Education. High priority qualifications include: skill and success in working, developing and hiring personnel and building successful teams; knowledge of best practices in library technologies; experience developing and administering budgets; strong oral and written communication skills; customer focus and excellent public relations skills; the ability to build trust and effective internal and external partnerships; facilitating change; leading through strategic planning and goal setting. Prior success in reporting to a governing board, successful fundraising experience, and working with local officials are highly desirable. Montclair—a vibrant community of almost 39,000 inhabitants and home to small shops, studios, restaurants and professional services—is considered the arts and cultural capital of northern New Jersey. Closely linked with the growth of New York City, the burgeoning area has become a model “country town,” enlivened by a notable art colony. Montclair has continued to grow as African-American, Irish, German and Scandinavian immigrants all contributed to a melting pot of culture. Montclair residents have excellent progressive and innovative schools, libraries, museums and churches. The community has successfully worked to revitalize the town’s commercial center and upgrading the downtown area. Today, eclectic and exuberant Montclair embraces its diverse cultural heritage and still nourishes the rich artistic expressions that took root more than a century ago. Jazz clubs, theatrical companies, shops and boutiques, galleries, and trendy restaurants are among the many amenities that attract residents and visitors alike. See Montclair links ( for additional information about the Library and the community. Compensation. The position offers a hiring salary range of $115,000-130,000 (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 November 27, 2016.



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Assistant Librarian Student Success - Western Connecticut State University Danbury, Connecticut 06810 Library Services Tenure Track – Spring 2017. Minimum starting salary will be $59,668. WCSU’s Library Services is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track an Assistant Librarian - Student Success. Position Summary: The Student Success Librarian support students’ acquisition of critical lifelong learning skills and help implement and expand instruction and academic-engagement programs aimed at assisting first-year and other lower-division undergraduate students in learning the tools of scholarship while adjusting to college life. Will collaborate with the Coordinator of the First Year Experience program to develop and assist with outreach events that increase student engagement with the library and first year programs. Provide oversight and management of campus Tutoring Resource Center. Design, deliver, and assess library instruction for first year, general education, and other programs to support learning and engagement in the University. Collaborate with library faculty colleagues to develop educational services that integrate information literacy and research skills into undergraduate programs. Provide research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours. Investigate, recommend, develop and coordinate scalable library programs related to student engagement, academic engagement, and orientation for undergraduate students, with an emphasis on information literacy skill-building of early-stage undergraduates and transfer students. Shape new directions for initiatives that support student learning and provide library services where students expect to find them. Serve as liaison librarian for assigned departments by performing research consultations, instruction, collection development, creating LibGuides, and other general liaison tasks. Participate in library faculty governance. Qualifications: ALA accredited graduate library degree is required. Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in library technologies; demonstrated supervisory experience; ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills; flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands are required. Preference will be given to those with a knowledge of learning management systems and distance education, understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes assessment to support instruction, as well as a possessing a strong commitment to service excellence and demonstrated passion for teaching and supporting undergraduate student learning. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first generation and under-represented groups. Salary & Benefits: Minimum starting salary will be $59,668. In addition to a comprehensive benefit package, WCSU offers competitive salaries commensurate with candidates' experience. Additional information on our benefits can be found on our website at There are also grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance. Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to All documents should be combined in a single PDF document. Reference search #600-338 in the email subject line. Applications must be received by Friday, December 2, 2016.




Head of Printed Acquisitions - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT Requisition:  39852BR 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 Head of Technical Services, the Head of Printed Acquisitions establishes the vision, sets priorities, and leads curatorial support work for Beinecke’s robust acquisition program for published materials. The Head manages the Printed Acquisition Unit that consists a staff of approximately nine clerical and technical staff and students. The Unit works closely with seven curators and is responsible for: pre-order searching, verifying gifts and purchases, creating accession records, maintaining databases, processing physical items, providing access to newly acquired materials, and dispersing materials beyond the scope of the collections. The Head collaborates with Beinecke colleagues to establish access to published materials that range from incunabula to contemporary publications and include books and periodicals, maps, CD’s, DVD’s, music, prints, games, and realia.  The ideal candidate is open-minded yet decisive, transparent yet diplomatic, flexible yet driven, willing to rethink and remake practices and policies yet determined to uphold the integrity of the library’s purposes, achievements, and values. The Head participates in the Technical Services Management Group to jointly develop strategies, policies, and procedures for the whole of Beinecke’s technical services operations. The Head manages projects and participates in University Library committees and task forces, especially as these relate to the needs of special collections at Yale. The Head participates in regional, national and international professional activities both to contribute to the profession as a whole and to grow individually as a professional librarian. The Head creates and implements policies and procedures; manages, trains, and directly supervises Unit staff; manages process and workflow change, fosters a team approach to the work, collaborates extensively with curators, catalogers, and other staff, and establishes and maintains relationships with publishers and vendors. The Head works with IT staff to maintain and develop systems to support the Unit’s work and make printed materials discoverable and usable by researchers. The Beinecke Library Rare Book and Manuscript Library is Yale University’s principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the preeminent rare book and manuscript libraries in North America, the Beinecke Library’s collections are internationally known and heavily used by Yale faculty and students as well as scholars from around the world. Its current renovation of public and teaching spaces derives from that commitment. For additional information on the Beinecke Library, please visit the Library’s website at  Required Education, Skills and Experience: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, and two years of professional experience. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging using AACR2/RDA, DCRM, and MARC. Demonstrated knowledge of bibliographic databases and library management systems. Demonstrated knowledge of American or European history or literature. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction in a research library. Demonstrated ability and achievement in managing staff. Demonstrated ability with integrated library system and electronic resource management. Demonstrated ability acquiring a variety of library materials in all formats. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications and analytical ability. Demonstrated technical aptitude with strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, flexibility and a strong commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence. Demonstrated problem solving skills, experience coordinating projects, and the ability to bring projects to fruition. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and independently with various groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing team environment. Aptitude for managing high-performing staff and the ability to lead within a dynamic organization. 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: Five years of professional experience. Experience cataloging rare or special collections materials. Strong bibliographic knowledge of ancient or modern European languages. Experience working in a rare book and special collections library. Demonstrated knowledge of the antiquarian book trade.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 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 39852BR. 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




Entrepreneurship and Innovation Librarian University Librarian I (UCP 5) or University Librarian II (UCP 7) – UCONN Library. The UConn Library seeks an Entrepreneurship and Innovation Librarian to develop library research services for the University's expanding Entrepreneurship and Innovation and business programs. UConn has undertaken a significant expansion of programs to promote linkages between creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship that will drive job creation and economic growth. This newly created position will support this initiative by creating partnerships with the UConn Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium, academic departments, research centers, institutes, incubator programs, and learning communities throughout the University.  The incumbent will promote and leverage the Library's robust business and industry resources to advance scholarship and business development.   A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: Minimum Qualifications for All Appointments: Graduate degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent). Work experience in an academic library or educational setting relevant to the position. Demonstrated research expertise with business literature and resources for market and industry analysis, including specialized databases. Demonstrated instruction and presentation skills in both individual and group settings. Evidence of strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to think strategically, be innovative, and embrace change.Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment as a University Librarian II (UCP 7): Minimum of three years related experience in an academic, research, or corporate library setting. Experience participating in managing a budget for a department, project, team, or committee. Evidence of increasing involvement in professional development activities at the local level or higher. Preferred Qualifications for All Appointments: Proven ability to establish demand for services and resources through active promotion and outreach. Demonstrated ability to create online learning objects and tutorials. Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communication processes.  Demonstrated knowledge of eScience (large networked data sets) and/or research data management. This is a full time position with an anticipated start date of January 6, 2017. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment.  Rank and salary are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.  Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at (reference Job ID 2017086) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to  To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by October 31, 2016. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.





STEM Librarian (Two Open Positions) University Librarian I (UCP 5) or University Librarian II (UCP 7) - UConn LibraryThe UConn Library seeks two STEM Librarians to develop Library research services for the University, focusing on programs in chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering. With unprecedented support from the state, industry, and donors, UConn has created an Academic Vision to grow educational opportunities, research, and innovation in diverse fields of study, with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines over the next decade.  These two new positions will create partnerships with academic departments, research centers, institutes, incubator programs, and learning communities throughout the University. They will promote and leverage the Library's robust science resources to advance scholarship and business development opportunities and will also take a leading role in the development of the Library's data management educational program.  A complete job description including required qualifications, duties and responsibilities, and further information about the UConn Library can be found at: Minimum Qualifications for Appointment as Librarian I (UCP 5): Master's degree in Library or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or international equivalent. Work experience in an academic library or educational setting relevant to the position.  Experience using information resources in STEM, including databases, journals, and citation management software, and/or a demonstrated working knowledge of data sets, including best practices for storage, analysis, and sharing of data. Demonstrated ability with instruction and presentation skills of individuals and groups. Evidence of excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to think strategically, be innovative, and embrace change. Willingness to travel and work a flexible schedule. Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment as Librarian II (UCP 7): Minimum of three years of related experience in an academic, research, or corporate library setting. Experience participating in managing a budget for a department, project, team or committee.Evidence of increasing involvement in professional development activities outside the University. Preferred Qualifications for All Appointments: Undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, biochemical, engineering, and/or a closely related STEM field.  In depth knowledge and experience using information resources in STEM to support academic research and scholarship.  Demonstrated experience with large networked data sets and/or research data responsibility best practices for storage, analysis, and sharing of data. Proven ability to establish demand for services and resources through active promotion and outreach. Demonstrated ability to create online learning objects and tutorials.

Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communication processes.  This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of January 6, 2017.  The University offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment.  Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. Applications should be submitted online using UConn Jobs at (reference Job ID 2017149) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by November 14, 2016. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 




Digital Projects Developer/Librarian [#C17-005] - Central Connecticut State University’s Elihu Burritt Library invites applications for a Digital Projects Developer/Librarian.  The successful candidate will perform advanced technical and creative work essential to the library’s services and digital initiatives.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body as well as contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship.  Required Qualifications Master’s degree in library science accredited by American Library Association or Master’s degree in computer science from a regionally accredited institution with three years’ experience in a library setting. Experience and knowledge of library collections and digital technologies, such as coding and mobile applications, and cloud computing. Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities. Preferred Qualifications Experience with FOSS (free open source software) stack such as LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP). Experience with HTML/CSS/JavaScript and familiarity with at least one such framework, coding languages beyond JavaScript e.g., PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python. Familiarity with multiple metadata standards, especially in relation to digitized assets/objects. Familiarity with git/GitHub version control systems. Experience assessing/evaluating user experience. Familiarity with agile approaches to project management and software development. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 21, 2016.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.  For more information and application instructions, go to Central Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer


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Sunday Reference Librarian and Reference Substitutes The Avon Public Library is seeking a part-time Sunday Reference Librarian (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. every other Sunday, December - April).  Also, substitute reference librarians wanted to work as needed, days, evenings, or weekends at busy reference desk. MLS required.  Must have excellent people skills, a strong commitment to customer service, knowledge of print and electronic resources, the Internet and computer software.  A strong working knowledge of library cataloging and familiarity with the Dewey Classification System, MARC and AAR2 cataloging is required.  Public library experience and working knowledge of Sierra library system a plus.  The salary is $26.7231/hour in accordance with the Town of Avon’s Classification and Pay Plan.  Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations, but there are no other benefits associated with this position. Please fax, mail, or email your cover letters, resumes, and Applications for Employment ( under job opportunities) by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to: William F. Vernile, Director of Human Resources, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001 (860) 409-4366 Fax




Children’s Librarian- The Thomaston Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic librarian to lead our busy department.  Duties include planning and implementing programs for children aged birth through teens, purchasing all materials for the children’s and teen collection, and operating as a liaison between the library and the community schools and local organizations.  The ideal candidate will have (or be working towards) an MLS, a solid knowledge of children’s literature, strong computer skills and previous library experience. Full time (35 hours/week) with one evening and rotating Saturdays. Salary $34,000. with benefits. Interested candidates should email letter of interest and resume to:


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