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CLA Minimum Salary Guidelines

Professional positions (MLS typically required)

The Connecticut Library Association recommends a minimum salary for entry-level professional positions that typically require an MLS or equivalent. 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. 

 

5.21.2018

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Head of Adult Services - Town of Fairfield invites applications for the Position of: Head of Adult Services, Fairfield Public Library. SALARY: $73,757. UNION/GRADE: PETA-9.
     Nature of Work: Under the direction of the Town Librarian, plans, implements and evaluates Adult Library Services for the Fairfield Community.
     Examples of duties: Direct supervision of the Adult Services Staff responsible for public services, collections, computer lab and study rooms management, homebound delivery and adult programming. Management of full and part time employees. Working on the adult reference desk for up to 20 hours per week; offering direct service to patrons; readers advisory services, answering requests for information, assisting patrons with the use of the library, including operation of computers and other technology. Creates and maintains adult reference desk schedule. Cooperatively develop policy and procedures for adult services at Main Library and Woods Branch. System wide collection maintenance and development, utilizing the prescribed budget through the selection and ordering of new material and the weeding of outdated materials. Member of the library management team. Participates in and leads relevant staff meetings, workshops and training sessions. Plan professional development opportunities for staff. Community outreach. Collaboration with Woods Branch, other library and town departments as well as outside agencies.
     Required knowledge, Skills and abilities: Demonstrates superb customer service; enjoys interacting with the public, providing reference and readers’ advisory services. Must have proven record leading and training staff effectively. Demonstrated experience in managing digital collections and vendor fulfillment and services. Highly skilled in work demanding detail and accuracy. Penchant for seeking out innovative best practices using new technologies. Comprehensive understanding of collection development practices and policies. Significant experience working with budgets, public programming and desk scheduling. Familiarity with grant writing.
     Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited university. Three to four years of experience as a professional librarian in adult services. A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible administration experience.
     All interested candidates should submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume by June 8, 2018 to: Town of Fairfield, Human Resources Department, Sullivan Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824; (203) 256-3057; hr@fairfieldct.org.

 

5.18.2018

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Library Administrative Assistant (part-time) - The Acton Public Library (Old Saybrook) is seeking a detail oriented and business savvy individual to become our Library Administrative Assistant. Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing high-level project support to the Library Director and Board of Trustees; independently managing administrative responsibilities and library record-keeping including, but not limited to: the purchasing, processing, and retention of materials, and supplies; and coordinating communication between the Library Director, the Board of Trustees and the public. Assists the Director with financial transactions and required financial reporting.
     If all above describes you, we encourage you to apply.
     This is a part-time 20 hours/week, currently $23.77 per hour, union position with some benefits.
     Associate Degree in relevant field or two years of post-secondary education plus two years of experience in office administration is required. Experience with order processing and account receivables is a must. Valid Driver’s License is required. Work schedule M-F 8:30 – 12:30 (slight adjustments possible). Full job description and requirements can be found at http://www.oldsaybrookct.org.

     If interested, please complete the Town’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Carl P. Fortuna, First Selectman, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or email a response to leeann.palladino@oldsaybrookct.gov. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. Deadline: June 8th, 2018.

 

5.15.2018

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Librarian, Children's Services - Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire CT. The Town of Cheshire, Connecticut seeks candidates to apply for the position of Librarian (L-5) in Children's Services. Only innovative, forward-thinking librarians need apply. Join an award-winning team that values continuing education, family engagement, and community-building.
     Cheshire (pop. 29,000) is a vibrant community located in the heart of Connecticut (2 hours to New York or Boston) and is well-known for its excellent education system and exceptional quality of life. Money Magazine has ranked Cheshire among its "50 Best Places to Live."
     Duties of the Children's Librarian include planning and running programs for children of all ages, performing reference and reader’s advisory work for youth and families, and collection development and budgeting for all types of youth media. The successful candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of child cognitive development from birth to 18 years of age, strong communication and leadership skills, and success with community engagement initiatives and outreach, especially with preschools, daycares, schools and businesses.
     Starting minimum hourly rate: $33.32, 35 hours per week, with excellent benefits Master's Degree in Library Science and one year of relevant experience required. Deadline for application is June 8, 2018.
     For further information including job description and application process, see the Town’s website: http://www.cheshirect.org/employment-opportunities/

 

5.14.2018

 

 

Director of Development - Mystic Noank Library. The Mystic & Noank Library seeks a self-directed, creative, responsible and positive team player with a commitment to ensure the financial well-being of our beloved and highly regarded Mystic Noank Library now celebrating its 125th Anniversary. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and provides monthly development reporting to the Board of Trustees. This is a weekly (35 hour) fundraising position with high visibility in the Mystic community. A high degree of flexibility is desired as work flow often fluctuates.
     In addition to creating, implementing and meeting the Library’s strategic objectives and development goals, the best candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following areas:
     Development (90% time): Manage and grow our Annual Fund, fundraising efforts, planned giving and endowment programs and coordination of the calendar of donor communications. Identify grant opportunities and submit grant proposals. Prepare ongoing grant reporting. Cultivate, retain and communicate with existing and prospective donors and key stakeholders. Maintain donor database software, as well as process online gifts, Square reader, stock gifts and corporate matching gifts; reconciliation with Bookkeeper as necessary. Manage Development Expense Budget. Produce and present development activity reports for monthly Trustee and Staff meetings. Write Development section of the quarterly Bookends print newsletter. Remain current on ideas and strategies related to non-profit/library fundraising. Participate in regional outreach including participating in the Stonington Non-Profits, the Downtown Mystic Merchants, the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, and other local events in the Groton and Stonington communities.
     Marketing (10%): Organize and attend library major events. Oversee and direct public profile of the Library development and marketing efforts through print and social media.
     Essential Skills: Successful candidate must be a reliable, self-motivated team player with an engaging attitude and commitment to excellent customer service. Effective and professional writing and verbal abilities with strong interpersonal skills are essential. Ability to comfortably interact with Staff, Trustees, Friends, donors and community members a requirement. Discretion and tact when engaging with the Library’s loyal and vocal advocates. This position requires proficient communication and organizational skills, along with the ability to meet deadlines, multitask and manage changing priorities. Evening and weekend hours often required of staff for popular community events.
     Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 5 years of experience in fundraising and/or grant writing preferably in a non-profit environment. Proficient in computer skills. Experience with social media platforms and web-design preferred. A familiarity with the greater Groton/Mystic/Stonington area is desirable. More critical is a willingness to learn quickly, jump in readily and commit to effectively administering the Library’s development program.
     Candidates please note that the Library has a resident pet cat named Mito which may cause a problem with extremely allergic individuals.
     Salary & Benefits: Salary based on experience with vacation, insurance contribution and 403(b) retirement plan with match component.
     Please send resume with three references to trustees@mysticnoanklibrary.org by June 1, 2018. No phone calls please.

 

5.14.2018

 

 

Assistant Director - Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield, CT. The dynamic Ridgefield Library (http://www.ridgefieldlibrary.org/index.shtml) seeks an engaged, forward-thinking public library leader as its next Assistant Director. Working in partnership with the Library Director, Senior Administration, and a creative and committed staff, the Assistant Director serves as the operational manager of the Library, seeking to continually grow the innovative provision of 21st century library services to our engaged community of 25,000. The successful candidate will have the desire to work as part of a team providing exceptional patron service, the leadership skills to manage and develop staff, the ability to develop effective community partnerships, the knowledge to seek out grant opportunities as well as support on-going fundraising efforts, and will share a strong philosophy of service and civic participation. A new (2014) $20 million state-of-the-art building offers the opportunity be a key leader of a talented staff team (27.5 FTE) in this vibrant community. The Ridgefield Library, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, has an annual budget of $2.7 million and is primarily supported by town appropriation in conjunction with significant fundraising endeavors and contributions. In addition, an active Friends organization provides funding for programs and other efforts outside the Library's operating budget.
     Responsibilities. The Assistant Director of the Ridgefield Library serves as the operational manager of the Library under the general supervision of the Library Director and as part of the Senior Administration team. Maintains best practices in the supervision of staff and provision of Library services. Keeps current on Library issues, trends, programming, and technology. Serves as a key member of Library community outreach efforts. Leads and coordinates communications and public relations. Leads and coordinates programming across departments, especially in the areas of STEAM, coding, and maker activities. The Assistant Director promotes a culture that reflects the Library's values, encourages good performance, and rewards creativity, innovation and productivity.
     Qualifications. Minimum requirements are a Masters of Library Science or a Masters of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution and five years managerial experience in a public library setting. Desired qualifications include exceptional management skills, working in a team environment, commitment to staff development, demonstrated fiscal management skills. Additional abilities include managing change, communicating effectively, providing excellent customer service, maintaining relationships with Board, Friends, donors, supporters, and other community leaders, and working effectively with elected officials and other town organizations. The successful candidate must live within a reasonable commute distance of the Town of Ridgefield.
     Position Description http://www.ridgefieldlibrary.org/about/employment_opp.shtml
     Compensation. The hiring range for the position is $85,000 – 95,000 annually (with placement dependent upon qualifications) and includes a competitive employee benefits package.
     To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Leslie Vuilleumier, Executive Assistant, MLVuill@RidgefieldLibrary.org on or before the closing date of June 1, 2018.

 

5.14.2018

 

 

Librarian, Information Services - (Part-Time 15 Hours/Week) Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT. Assist, advise and instruct patrons in the use of library materials, print and electronic resources. Provides technical support for patrons using public computers. Provides reference and readers advisory services to all users. Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university. One year of work experience in reference service preferred, but will consider a recent graduate with focus on technology. Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org, or Town of Greenwich, HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V

 

5.14.2018

 

 

Children’s Librarian - Cos Cob Library (Pt 15 hrs/wk). Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university (preferred) or Master's Degree in Library Science in progress, with a focus on children's librarianship; One year of experience in library services for children or other closely related field; Strong background in children's literature and knowledge of early childhood development; Flexible schedule with ability to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Special Necessary Requirement: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, or must possess the degree within seven months of appointment to the position. Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org, or HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V

 

5.8.2018

 

 

Branch Manager - Courtland S. Wilson Branch, New Haven Free Public Library. (M-5753) SALARY: MINIMUM $62,690 annualized. Full time, 37.5 hours per week.
     NATURE OF WORK: This is professional library work in the supervision of a major branch library. The branch serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community. Branch Managers supervise all aspects of daily branch operations. Operations include the facility, collection, equipment, budget, staff, programs, and related services. The Manager is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of the community. This involves interaction with community representatives, neighborhood associations, professional and business organizations, schools and social agencies serving the community. As supervisor the Branch Manager serves as coach, mentor and mediator with staff. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.
     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree in Library Science and at least three to five years’ experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; and all knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community; Ability to apply library science and management techniques to operating and supervising problems; Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library branch.
     This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 3144 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.
     Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.
     TO APPLY: 1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/. 2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/. Deadline: June 1, 2018.

 

5.7.2018

 

 

Library Services Assistant - The Burnham Library in Bridgewater, Connecticut, is seeking a friendly, tech-savvy, customer oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills to provide high quality service to library users. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, staffing the main circulation desk as well as performing a variety of circulation and clerical tasks related to the operation of the library, assisting users with library equipment, and helping patrons to use devices and access downloadable content. Library or related experience preferred, but we are willing to train. Hours vary from 8 to 12 hours per week. Tuesdays 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Thursdays 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. and two Saturdays per month 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. with flexibility to work substitute hours. For more information or to apply, visit burnhamlibrary.org.

 

5.7.2018

 

 

Library Assistant - Case Memorial Library, Orange. Part-time Library Assistant, 12 hours per week, $11.89/hour, in our busy Circulation Department. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, a love of reading and books, and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. Job description following. Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kathy Giotsas, Library Director, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477 or by email to kgiotsas@casememoriallibrary.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018. EOE. No Calls Please.

 

5.3.2018

 

 

PT Cataloging LibrarianSaxton B. Little Library, Columbia, CT seeks a tech-savvy, flexible, team player with a commitment to functionality. This is an at-will, PT un-benefited position, but does offer participation in the Library’s matching retirement program. Schedule is anticipated to be evenings and Saturdays. The Library is closed on Saturdays in the summer; an alternative day would be required in July and August. Salary range $18.00-$20.75/hr depending on experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintaining the library OPAC by cataloging all library materials using DDC and modern cataloging standards and occasionally assisting with Circulation functions. The successful candidate must be reliable and self-motivated. Bachelor’s degree or LTA and a minimum of at least three years cataloging experience required, MLS preferred. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to sepstein@columbiactlibrary.org or Saxton B. Little Library Cat Search, 319 Rt 87, Columbia, CT 06237 by May 21, 2018. No phone calls please. EOE

 

5.2.2018

 

 

Library Director - The Town of Cheshire (Population: 29,282) seeks highly qualified, innovative and energetic candidates to apply for the position of Library Director. (Classification: E-4; Salary Range $74,778 to $112,142). The job description is available from the Town Manager’s Office, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410. A letter of interest, resume, salary history, Town application and the names of three professional references must be submitted by the close of business on June 1, 2018, to Louis A. Zullo, HR Director/Assistant Town Manager for Human Resources, at the Town Manager’s Office.
     The Cheshire Library is a 33,000 square foot facility, open 66 hours per week with over 120,000 items in its collection, a staff of 17 full-time and 15 part-time employees, the equivalent of 24.7 full-time positions and a FY18 operating budget of $1,740,006.

 

5.2.2018

 

 

Public Services Manager - Wethersfield Public Library. Reports to: Library Director. Status: Full time (35 hours). Schedule: Flexible to include evenings and weekends. Salary Range Begins: $64,664.71. FLSA: Exempt. Union/Non Union: Union. External Closing Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018.
     As the Public Services Manager you will draw on your expertise to lead a team of professional staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who not only is customer focused, forward-thinking, and collaborative but who also shows initiative and helps ensure the delivery of quality results.
     Examples of duties include: supervision of department personnel; supervise and participate in the Adult and Teen department’s collection development and maintenance as well as programming and outreach; provide direct public service to patrons; participate in the preparation of the annual budget and grant proposals; manage vendor relations; manage the interlibrary loan program; provide administrative oversight for the library’s IT; act as liaison to community organizations, groups, and local businesses, and respond to patron needs.
     This position requires an ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in the Library Sciences and/or Information Sciences or Master’s Degree in Education or Public Administration or equivalent. Three years of professional experience in a public library or similar setting demonstrating progressively responsible management experience, including supervision of staff. Strong knowledge of library related hardware, software, digital platforms, ILS, website, web and mobile applications, databases, and social media. A valid driver’s license is required.
     Visit http://www.wethersfieldlibrary.org for complete job description.
     Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor, to: jobs@wethersfieldlibrary.org. External Closing Date: Tuesday May 22, 2018. No phone calls please. Successful candidate must pass an interview and/or written exam, physical, drug testing, and background check prior to employment. EEO.

 

5.1.2018

 

 

Branch ManagerHartford Public Library seeks a person who has overall responsibility and accountability of all functions of a library branch. This includes the management of the public service operations including circulation, adult services, youth services, and security. This position is also accountable for training, scheduling and evaluating staff and assists in short-term and long-term planning in the assigned branch. The Branch Manager works with the development of the branch's collections and programming efforts, and supports in all areas of administration. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Currently pursuing a MLS/MLIS or willing to earn within 2 years will be considered. Minimum three years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. Position includes evening, and weekend assignments. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application. Open until filled. EEO.

 

4.26.2018

 

 

Manager of Information Services - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who is responsible for addressing system wide reference services to customers and instruct/assist the public in the use of a wide range of print and electronic resources. Responsible for identifying and interpreting user needs; providing reference, readers' advisory, computer, database and referral services to Library customers directly, and by telephone; and assisting customers in material selection. This includes assisting the Head Circulation/Access Services with making recommendations for purchases, shelf reading, weeding, organizing and maintaining displays. Requirements: Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Access to reliable transportation required. Three to five years of increasingly responsible experience and demonstrate leadership experience in a public library environment, preferably in an urban setting. Supervision of staff experience required. Bilingual abilities desirable. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

4.26.2018

 

 

Director of Branch Services - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who is responsible for the Supervision of Branch Services staff and the general operations of HPL Branch locations. Coach, mentor, develop and manage staff to build and sustain a customer and service centered team while recognizing and leveraging the unique talent and skills of employees. Responsible for ensuring effective and efficient public service operations of the Branch libraries (i.e. circulation, reference, outreach, scheduling, technology services, outreach, meeting room use) for all areas of supervision and coordinate closely with Central Library Service operations to develop cross-functional teams. Lead and ensure effective communication and coordination between departments, including programming, HHC, teen services, technical services, IT, TAP, marketing, facilities/security, HR and finance to deliver exceptional, responsive and impactful services, programs, and collections. Lead efforts to ensure user-centered design principles are leveraged to create a welcoming environment at Branch Libraries. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Requirements: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution required. Candidates in final semester of Library School will be considered. Three to five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library environment, preferably in an urban setting. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. Bilingual abilities desirable. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Access to reliable transportation required. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

4.26.2018

 

 

YOUmedia Mentor (Part-time) – Hartford Public Library seeks a person who will be part of the team at YOUmedia Hartford, a digital learning center for teens. The YOUmedia Mentor is an instructor, artist, and technologist who guides youth as they explore digital media and library resources. This position will assist with the implementation and use of various technologies and is also responsible for trouble-shooting technological difficulties and the set-up for YOUmedia events. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Bachelor's required. Instructional technology, web or graphic design, music production, or a related discipline preferred. Minimum one year of experience teaching digital media, or one year of professional career experience in a related technological field is required. Experience working with teens is required, including a demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to the needs of teens. Experience using social media technology (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) is required. Position includes evening, and weekend assignments. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

4.24.2018

 

 

Librarian III, Full Time (Head of Adult Services) - Town of Glastonbury. Hours: 37.5 per week. Starting Salary Range: $33.49 - $41.86 per hour. Closing date: 4:00 p.m. on May 3, 2018.
     Incumbent provides services to all ages and supports the mission of educating and culturally enriching the community. This individual is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing library programs, directing and training library staff, drafting budgets and controlling expenditures, and compiling reports. Some of the additional duties of this position include responding to inquiries from the public, working cooperatively to offer special library services for the community, and maintaining library collection materials. Providing instruction to other staff and the public in using online functions and digital technologies is also a responsibility.
     The minimum qualifications for this position are a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, three (3) years of progressively responsible library administration experience, plus one (1) year in a supervisory or lead capacity in the library field. A valid driver’s license is also required.
     An employment application may be obtained by visiting the Town’s website at www.glastonbury-ct.gov/employment, in person at the Customer Service Center or Human Resources Department, or by calling (860) 652-7710. Please send completed applications to the Customer Service Center at Town Hall, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT, 06033, email to infocenter@glastonbury-ct.gov, or fax to (860) 652-7505.
     The Town of Glastonbury is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Discrimination is prohibited against applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, status as a veteran, present or past history of mental disorder, or intellectual, learning, or physical disability.

 

 

 


Academic Libraries

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

 

5.15.2018

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Head of Metadata & Discovery - UConn Library, Storrs. Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Metadata & Discovery innovates, leads, and actively participates in strategies to maintain, enhance, and positively transform UConn Library data and systems for managing collections and powering discovery. This position manages and supervises the Metadata & Discovery Unit, which is responsible both for metadata and inventory management and for the administration and development of the Library’s Alma and Primo systems. In addition, this position provides leadership for the metadata- and inventory- focused work of the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Within this context, this position requires an advanced proficiency with current and emerging metadata standards, models, and applications, an advanced understanding of library management and discovery systems, and a user-focused orientation and a working style that embraces collaboration in a complex and dynamic work environment. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Head of Metadata & Discovery makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University
     Appointment Terms: This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of August, 2018. The University offers a competitive salary, 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.
     To Apply: Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions (reference search #2018556) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
     Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by June 10, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018556)

 

4.25.2018

 

 

Director of Library and Learning Commons Services - Middlesex Community College, CT is seeking a Director of Library and Learning Commons Services. The Director will develop long range and strategic plans for services, facilities and technological resources which meet the strategic learning goals of the College. The director is responsible for directing and integrating several key academic support functions including library services, distance learning, and tutoring; and responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and assessing the resources and services of the Library and Learning Commons. General Experience: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution; three to six years of related experience including from one to three years of experience in the supervision of others. Preferred experience includes experience in a community college setting and a learning commons environment; an understanding of the mission of the community college; demonstrated involvement in support of diversity and/or experience working with students of varying backgrounds and abilities; familiarity with Alma/Primo library information management system; experience with innovative technologies; promotion of Open Educational Resources across campus; evidence of interdisciplinary/cross-departmental collaborations; experience with computer based instructional technology. Salary: $74,544 – $79,538 Closing Date: May 30, 2018. Additional qualifications and application details found here http://mxcc.edu/human-resources/

  

 

 


School Libraries & Media Centers

 

5.21.2018

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Library Media Specialist - East Windsor High School, East Windsor Public Schools. Beginning: Aug 27, 2018. CT State Department of Education certification #062 required. Applications will be accepted on www.Schoolspring.com, Job posting #2936881. Paper applications will not be accepted. Open until filled.

 

5.21.2018

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School Library Media Specialist, Elementary - Darien Public Schools. EFFECTIVE: August 27, 2018. REQUIREMENT: Connecticut Certification: School Library Media Specialist (#062) (or eligibility). TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per Agreement between the Darien Board of Education and Darien Education Association. APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must submit an electronic application via Applitrack: www.darienps.org, Departments, Employment Opportunities. Supporting documentation, such as a cover letter, resume, teaching certificate(s), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, must be uploaded to the electronic application. Paper and emailed applications and documents will not be accepted or considered.

 

5.15.2018

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Library Media Specialist (2 openings) - Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk. 2018-2019 School Year. Date Available: 08/23/2018. Closing Date: 06/30/2018 - until filled.
     Position Summary: The Library Media Specialist (LMS) is integral to the learning culture of the entire school. As the curator of the learning commons, the LMS provides leadership and serves as an essential and equal partner in the instructional and learning process throughout the school.
     Responsibilities: Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Norwalk Board of Education. Work closely with the leadership team to develop a plan and vision for the redesign and transformation of the learning commons into the vibrant academic hub and the center of a rich learning culture within the building. Create and implement learning commons programming. Create and implement a school-wide digital literacy/digital citizenship initiative; including teaching classes on 21st century digital skills. Develop professional and collaborative relationships with teachers to in order to design innovative educational uses for learning commons spaces and resources. Work with building staff members to integrate learning commons resources into classroom instruction. Promote the effective use of information resources to enhance teaching, learning and research. Develop policies and procedures for all aspects of learning commons operations. Collaborate with IT to continuously assess and update technology resources. Provide training for students and staff on software and hardware. Develop guides and instructional materials for the learning commons. Seek frequent user feedback to ensure continuous improvement. Select print and digital resources in collaboration with building staff members and in coordination with the curriculum department. Supervise and train learning commons staff as well as parent and student volunteers. Promote a building-wide culture of reading. Develop and maintain a professional learning library and create professional learning opportunities. Develop a budget to support the priorities of the learning commons as they align with the school’s improvement goals.
     Knowledge/Skills: Secondary teaching experience preferred. Experience with team teaching in a multicultural environment. Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Effective, active listening skills. Ability to work effectively with others. Organizational and problem solving skills.
     Qualifications: Active School Library Media Specialist (062) CDE Certification required. Master’s Degree in Education (focus on Instructional Technology and/or Library Science) preferred. Strong background as an information specialist, teacher and instructional partner, and technology integrator. Experience with applications and software related to digital content delivery and instructional design. Knowledge of/experience with International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme preferred. Fluency in Spanish is an asset. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate.
     Days: Monday – Friday.
     Salary: In accordance with the NFT contract.

     To apply: Visit https://www.applitrack.com/norwalk/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching&subcategory=Library+Media+Specialist
     NORWALK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

5.2.2018

 

 

Library Media Specialist - Anticipated Opening. Milford Public Schools. Beginning: Aug 23, 2018. Deadline: Open until filled. Job Description: Anticipated opening for a Library Media Specialist in the Milford Public School district for the 2018-2019 school year. Current CT certification as School Library Media Specialist (062) required. The successful candidate will have experience instructing students in information and technology literacy and providing school leadership in the integration of technology with instruction.
Salary and benefits per contract. Interested applicants must apply online through the job posting on our website at www.milforded.org in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.

 

5.2.2018

 

 

Library Media Specialist - Hawley Elementary School, Newtown Public Schools. Starting Date: August 2018. Remuneration: See current teacher salary agreement and the Superintendent of Schools.
     Responsibilities: To perform those duties and responsibilities as described in the district’s Teacher Job Description,; to provide a planned sequence of library media instruction for all students; instruct students and staff in the use of audiovisual equipment and computer technology; provide reference service for administration, staff and students; select, classify, and process print and non-print materials for circulation; motivate readers, enhance 21st Century skills, and support building literacy initiatives; provide guidance in the selection of appropriate reading material for curricular requirements and recreational reading; and recruit, schedule, and train parent library volunteers
     Qualifications: Connecticut Certification. (Those currently working in a program toward LMS certification may also apply.) Strong background in early elementary education and early literacy development. Reading credentials preferred. Reflective learner who has high expectations for his/her performance and that of students. Commitment to contributing to a community of learners. Ability to work and actively involve parents in the educational process. Strong technology background.
     If interested, please apply on line at: http://www.applitrack.com/newtown/onlineapp/

  

 

 


Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

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

 

5.9.2018

 

 

Associate Editor, Social Sciences, Choice Reviews - American Library Association (ALA). CHOICE (http://choice360.org), a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL, a division of the American Library Association), and the publisher of Choice Reviews and ccAdvisor, the premier sources for reviews of new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, is seeking an associate editor, social sciences.
     Reporting to the editorial director, the social sciences associate editor ensures high-quality monthly review coverage of the most important new print and digital resources for academic and scholarly library collections. The associate editor selects publications and digital resources for review; oversees a pool of expert reviewers in relevant subject areas (e.g., anthropology, sociology, history); edits reviews for publication; and prepares/edits special features, newsletters, and bibliographic essays.

     Requirements: Minimum of three years editorial experience in an academic, consumer, or trade publishing operation. Broad knowledge of the social sciences and collection-development practices and trends in academic libraries. MLS and/or library experience in the social sciences or collection development highly desirable.
     Salary: Negotiable from the low 40s; based on relevant experience. ALA offers a comprehensive and valuable benefits package that includes generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.
     Location: CHOICE is located in Middletown, CT. No option to work remotely.
     Apply online at http://www.ala.org/aboutala/contactus/workatala including cover letter and resume. (additional documents can be uploaded on the same screen as the resume); OR, send a cover letter and resume to: American Library Association, Human Resources, Ref: socialscieditCHOICE, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-6763; Fax: (312) 280-5270; Email: mpullen@ala.org.
     The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

 

4.30.2018

 

 

Executive Director - SAILS Library Network. SAILS is a forward looking, cost effective, member-driven, non-profit organization that provides resource sharing to meet patron needs through cooperation, leadership, and technology. SAILS administers the online catalog and circulation system for 76 public, K-12, and academic libraries located in 39 communities in Southeastern Massachusetts.
     Position Overview - Responsible for the leadership, development, and administration of the SAILS Network, including strategic planning, personnel management and administration, budget development and communication with member libraries. Keeps current of technological development in the library world and ensures network services meet the needs of member libraries. Upholds and advances the mission of the SAILS Network.
     The Executive Director reports to the SAILS Executive Board, and is annually evaluated by the Personnel Committee. The Executive Director functions under the general direction of the Executive Board, but has wide latitude for independent judgment, decision-making and action.
     This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
     Duties: Administer the operations and policies of the network under the guidance of the Executive Board. Provide leadership in achieving network goals. Evaluate network needs, develop plans, and propose services, activities, and changes in operation. Work directly with SAILS board in an administrative, technical, and advisory role. Serve as chief human resources officer, with overall responsibility for recruiting and retaining an effective, informed, committed and high performing staff. Prepare the annual budget and action plan for SAILS, working with appropriate advisory committees. Direct and monitor expenditures of network funds. Plan and oversee the needs, security and integrity of the Central Site. Ensure that facilities and equipment are properly maintained. Coordinate maintenance and repair functions. Monitor emerging technology and state, regional, and national trends regarding the information infrastructure and create strategies to implement new technologies into SAILS services. Provide direction and technical assistance to advisory committees in the development and implementation of network policies. Responsible for developing and producing appropriate means of keeping member libraries informed about upcoming events and network services. Develop a continuing education program, conducting specific workshops as appropriate. Develop and compile evaluation tools in order to determine user satisfaction of network services. Interact with network vendors exploring new services and negotiating contracts. Monitor compliance with and implementation of vendor contracts. Perform grant manager role, keeping network members informed of available grants, submitting proposals, and writing reports on programs receiving grant funding. Represent the SAILS Network at various state, regional, national, professional, and other groups as requested by the Board. Must be able to travel to member libraries and off-site meetings. Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal obligations related to maintaining the status of SAILS as a 501 (c) (3) corporation. Perform other duties as assigned by the SAILS Board.
     Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience demonstrated responsibility for fiscal and personnel management, strategic planning and library administration. Prior experience administering a 501 (c) (3) corporation highly desirable.
     Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited program. Minimum 2 years in a leadership position with an automated library network. Proven knowledge of library automation, telecommunications, and emerging technologies. Demonstrated ability to maintain awareness of current trends and new developments and evaluate their impact on the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to deal effectively with diverse audiences and stakeholders with various levels of experience. Proven written and oral communications and group facilitation skills. Strong grantsmanship skills desirable. Flexibility in a continually changing environment. Valid Driver’s License and vehicle with current insurance coverage. Mileage will be reimbursed at current IRS rate.
     Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, use computers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear and frequently required to sit. Must be able to lift 30 lbs., bend, reach, read visually and respond to audio signals, communicate effectively on telephone, in writing, and in person with network members, staff, vendors and others.
     Working Conditions: General office environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting. The noise level in the work environment varies. Moderate to high levels of stress may occur.
     Salary Range: $90,000-$120,000
     How to Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for a minimum of three references to: execdirsearch@sailsinc.org. Please state ‘Executive Director Application’ in your subject line. Application deadline: June 1, 2018.

 

4.25.2018

 

 

Executive DirectorMid-Hudson Library System (NY). Lead an innovative and accomplished New York library system to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Board of Trustees of the Mid-Hudson Library System (or MHLS – headquartered in Poughkeepsie, NY), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Executive Director. MHLS, a regional system of sixty-six public libraries in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster counties, works in partnership with its member libraries providing access to excellent library services for 650,000+ NY residents. With a $3.4 million annual budget and 22 system staff, MHLS is a member-focused model organization with a stellar reputation for collaborative planning and process, resulting in the 5 Year Plan of Service (2017-2021).
     The Mid-Hudson Library System seeks a leader who believes in visible leadership, listening to all stakeholders, empowers others to act and serve with accountability, understands the demands of the evolving nature of the modern library and has the skills to create teams for excellence.
     Key opportunities for the incoming Executive Director include: implementing and enhancing the 5 Year Plan of Service with a smart, focused staff team and member directors; local and state advocacy opportunities; seeking additional funding streams; and continuing to innovate library services and programs to a diverse—yet cohesive and committed— library membership.
     The Hudson River Valley region offers a wealth of options to its residents. The river, forests, and mountains provide an outdoor playground for all types of recreational activities and interests. A 90-minute train ride takes you to Grand Central Terminal and access to New York City. There is also easy access to many wineries, shopping districts, theater performances, and fine dining in the local region as well. Good school districts plus renowned colleges and universities in the area round out the region, creating an excellent quality of life. The region is also home to the Culinary Institute of America. For additional details on MHLS, the region and its communities, see MHLS Links.
     Responsibilities. The Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Library System, and under the general direction of the 15-member Board of Trustees, has overall responsibility for general administration of System operations. The Executive Director supervises all managers and staff — and works with the Board, staff, member libraries, and major stakeholders to establish the strategic vision for the System, aligning its mission with member library and community needs and priorities. This is complex executive work planning, directing, managing and overseeing the activities and operations of the System.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include an ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science; the ability to obtain and retain a New York State Public Librarian Professional Certificate; and a minimum of eight years of post-MLS experience, including two years which must have been in an administrative capacity. Essential attributes and skills include: vision, creativity, energy and enthusiasm; superior written and oral communications skills; meaningful public library experience; flexibility; political acumen; collaborative and consensus-building skills; experience in recruiting, mentoring, evaluating and retaining an excellent staff; and a desire to continue the tradition of excellence and innovation within the System. See the Executive Director Job Description for additional responsibilities and detailed qualifications. Success working with and reporting to a governing board and working in a union or civil service environment are additional preferred qualifications.
     Compensation. The hiring salary range is $125,000 - $145,000 (placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury. This position closes June 10, 2018.

 

4.25.2018

 

 

Executive Director - Bergen County Cooperative Library System, NJ. Lead the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, a dynamic, forward-thinking consortium of 76 public libraries in northern New Jersey (headquartered in Hackensack) as its next Executive Director. Implementing BCCLS’s first strategic plan, the new Executive Director, in collaboration with member libraries, will focus on the core values of efficiencies and stewardship of public monies, shared leadership, the wisdom of peer member libraries, and the public it serves. The successful candidate will exhibit superior leadership, communication, advocacy and problem-solving skills, have an intellectual curiosity and be open to new ideas and innovation. With a dedicated, motivated staff of 11FTE and a $3.2 million annual operating budget, the Executive Director will serve BCCLS’s member libraries representing four counties (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic) in the areas of marketing, technologies, content creation and political advocacy. Understanding the unique needs of the members and envisioning the future of the organization are vital roles of the next Executive Director.
      Bergen County is in the northeastern corner of New Jersey in the heart of the New York Metropolitan area. The County is home to nearly one million residents and enjoys vibrant and diverse business and residential communities. The County includes 9,000 acres of land dedicated to cultural and recreational opportunities including 21 parks, horseback riding areas, 38 museums and historic sites. Bergen County offers an outstanding quality of life, an educated workforce, diverse housing stock, and award-winning schools. For additional information on BCCLS and Bergen County, visit BCCLS Links.
     Responsibilities. The BCCLS Executive Director is responsible for all administrative aspects of BCCLS services, staff, and operation. The Executive Director reports to the BCCLS Executive Board and the position is governed by the BCCLS Personnel Manual and an employment contract.Key areas of responsibility are: staff administration; all fiduciary responsibilities; and services and operations with member libraries, vendors, staff, and other key stakeholders. For a complete description, see BCCLS Executive Director Position Description.
      Qualifications. Minimum requirements include a Master’s Degree in Library and information Science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of five years of experience working as a professional librarian in a managerial position in a public library. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrable record of achievement in public library work, proven acuity in financial planning, familiarity with ILS systems, the ability to manage a diverse and talented office staff, the ability to bring together a large group of library directors and trustees to work together for the best interests of the consortium, vision and creativity regarding the changing landscape of library services, and experience reporting to a governing board. Consortium experience is desirable.
     Compensation. The starting salary range is $130,000-155,000 with an attractive benefits package.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury before the closing date of June 3, 2018.

  

  

 


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.

 

5.21.2018

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Teen/Reference Librarian - The Town of Windsor introduces a great opportunity for a full-time Teen/Reference Librarian to work at our Main Library. Connecticut’s first town is strategically located on the beautiful Farmington and Connecticut Rivers between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts and is home to over 29,000 residents and a wide array of local and corporate businesses.
     The Town of Windsor is an organization made up of diverse individuals who are committed to providing quality service through integrity, responsiveness, innovation, passion, and partnership. Starting salary is $50,000-$55,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Town employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan. This 40-hour per week position includes 2 nights a week and weekend rotation.
     The Position: Our successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the teen department including collection development, programming, and teen volunteer supervision. They must also provide excellent customer service on a regular basis at our busy reference desk to our diverse population and work closely with other members of the staff to deliver services to adult patrons. Additional duties include budget administration, promotion and marketing of teen programs, community/school liaison and collaboration with other staff on strategic planning.
     Our Ideal Candidate will: be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; have the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines; be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail; have a Master’s degree in Library Science with two (2) or more years of experience in public library operations (desired); be knowledgeable of and appreciate young adult literature, trends, materials and pop culture; have a comfort level with computers, technology and social media; be proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; be familiar with specific applications (e.g., Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel, and Publisher), a plus.
     To apply: Complete an on-line application at townofwindsorct.com/humanresources/, attach a resume and a cover letter with salary requirements by Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

 

5.18.2018

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Librarian (YA/Reference) - The Acton Public Library (Old Saybrook) is seeking an energetic and creative individual to become our Young Adult/Reference Librarian. Under the direction of the Library Director, you will plan, develop, and supervise after school programming for teens, assist with collection maintenance of young adult materials, supervise the Teen area, provide reference and reader's advisory assistance to teen and adult patrons. You will provide technology instruction in a group and one-on-one environment. Working both independently and collaboratively with other library staff to provide the best possible services to the public is what you strive the most.
     We need an inventive, enthusiastic visionary to join our team to make the Library the best experience young people need to become life-long readers and supporters of public libraries; someone technologically savvy for all our adult patron’s needs. Change and new initiatives are encouraged.
     This is a part-time 30 hours/week, currently $24.55 per hour, union position with vacation, sick personal time and defined contribution benefits. Employee is eligible to participate in the Affordable Care Act health insurance through the Town of Old Saybrook.
     Applicants must have 2 years of experience in library reference services and in working with young adults, ages 13 - 18, an ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent. MLS or MLIS students with at least 25 credits towards degree are encouraged to apply. One night per week and Saturdays in rotation. Full job description and requirements can be found at http://www.oldsaybrookct.org.
     If interested, please complete the Town’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Carl P. Fortuna, First Selectman, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or email a response to leeann.palladino@oldsaybrookct.gov. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. Deadline: June 8th, 2018.

 

5.14.2018

 

 

Part-time Reference/Information Services Librarian - The James Blackstone Memorial Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology savvy, part-time librarian to join a busy, service-oriented reference department. Candidates should have excellent customer service skills and be well-versed in library reference and research techniques in a variety of formats. Knowledge and proficiency of emerging technology trends and social media is essential. Public library experience a plus, especially from a LION library. Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library school is required. Individuals working toward completing their MLS degree will also be considered. Up to 12 to 16 hours a week, including evenings and weekends. We are willing to be flexible depending on your experience and schedule. Salary range: $18.00 to $20.00/hour. Please send cover letter and resume to dtrofatter@blackstonelibrary.org by Friday, May 25.

 

5.2.2018

 

 

Head of Circulation (full time) - The Acton Public Library (Old Saybrook) is seeking an energetic and creative individual to become our Head of Circulation Department. Under the direction of the Library Director, you will lead a team of paraprofessional staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Old Saybrook. Your professional duties involve knowledge and skills in the areas of circulation, collection development and outreach services. Working both independently and collaboratively with other library staff to provide the best possible services to the public is what you strive the most. We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking leader with a passion for customer service and high level of professionalism. Candidates must be creative and outgoing, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a sense of humor. If all above describes you, we encourage you to apply.
     This is a 35 hours/week, full-time, currently $24.55 per hour, union position with benefits.
     Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree or an ALA Accredited MLS or MLIS or equivalent. Three years of progressively responsible experience in public libraries, including management and supervision of staff, preferably in the circulation department. Experience in providing direct customer service to various populations. Valid Driver’s License is required. Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. Full job description and requirements can be found at http://www.oldsaybrookct.org
      If interested, please complete the Town’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Carl P. Fortuna, First Selectman, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or email a response to leeann.palladino@oldsaybrookct.gov. Deadline: May 30, 2018.

 

 


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