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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. 



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Children's Library Assistant - Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist with collections, perform service desk duties, create and assist with programs and story times for ages birth–12 years, and perform other duties as requested under the direction of the Children’s Library Manager.
     Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop, and social media are required, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work well with other team members in a creative and vibrant environment. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in reading children’s literature.
     Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Library knowledge and/or experience in working with children ages birth–12 years is required. Demonstrated creative ability. STEAM skills are a plus.
     Schedule: Part-time, hourly position (average of 19 hours per week). The schedule is Mondays 10–5; Tuesdays 1-8; Thursdays 10-5, and the third Saturday of each month. Candidates must be flexible and able to fill in for other staff as necessary.
     Position open until filled. Email resume, cover letter and Application for Employment to Wilton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Library Director - The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library is seeking a Library Director to lead an enthusiastic and motivated team to continue providing exemplar services to the Town of Coventry, CT. Serving a population of approximately 12,500, The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library is the 2018 recipient of the Coventry Business of the Year award from the Windham Chamber of Commerce, for its programs and outreach efforts within the community. With a proposed building expansion and renovation in the works, there will be lots of opportunities for a creative and customer service focused individual at this small town library with its eyes towards the future.
     The Library Director would report to the Board of Trustees while maintaining a close relationship with Town departments. Responsibilities would include managing daily operations, preparing and working within the operating budget, seeking additional funding sources-including grant writing and fundraising, managing and working with building maintenance contractors, preparing monthly reports to and for the Board of Trustees and Town of Coventry, planning and implementing programing for adults, advocating within the community and at the state level for Library Services, and more.
     Successful candidates will have a Master of Information and Library Services degree from an ALA accredited university and 3-5 years of progressive managerial experience. Send cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of reference to the Board of Trustees at This position closes Thursday, July 5, 2018.



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Librarian I (Teen Services Librarian) - Full Time (40 hrs. per week). The Bridgeport Public Library in downtown Bridgeport, CT is seeking a TEEN Librarian to provide library services and programming for young adults. Successful candidate is energetic, creative, team-oriented, and knowledgeable with respect to young adult literature, familiar with computers, gaming, online databases and has experience working with young adults (ages 12-19). Good oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to creating library programs; instructing teens and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills; Teen librarian will conduct regular community needs assessments in order to create tailored services and programs for young adult population. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends, have a driver’s license and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. The ability to speak additional languages (especially Spanish) is highly desirable.
     EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required. One or more years of professional experience in a library setting preferred.

     Summary of Benefits: Health, limited Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, 12 paid holidays, up to 4 weeks vacation, 3 Personal and 10 sick days per fiscal year, optional Deferred Compensation Plan, and a City Credit Union. This position is a member of the Bridgeport City Supervisors Association (Union) after successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.
     Starting Salary $58,603.
     To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: by 5:00 pm Friday, June 29, 2018. The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA



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Weekend/Substitute Library Assistant - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook. JOB SUMMARY: The Weekend/Substitute Library Assistant is a part-time position responsible for all library circulation desk functions, and selected reference desk functions. This includes: checking books out; processing reserve requests; shelving returned items; registering library borrowers; collecting fees and fines; assisting patrons with basic computer problems; answering ready reference questions; processing interlibrary loan requests; and other duties as assigned.
     SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Library Director or designee depending upon the area of assignment (Circulation, Reference or Children’s Department).
     WORK SCHEDULE: 7 – 11 hours per week, every Saturday with occasional Sunday. This position is considered part of our substitute pool, and availability/flexibility to work additional hours (up to 19) to provide coverage for vacations and sickness is essential.
     HOURLY RATE: $13.73/hour as of July 1, 2018.
     MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School Diploma, college experience desired. Computer skills required.
     EXPERIENCE: Library and/or customer service experience helpful.
     If interested, please complete the Town’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, ATTN: Selma Dautefendic, Library Director or email a response to Incomplete applications will not be considered. Deadline: June 29, 2018.






Technical Services Associate (part-time) - The Acton Public Library (Old Saybrook) is seeking a detail oriented, collaborative and technologically savvy Technical Services Associate. Technical Services Associate performs professional library duties in the area of cataloging and classification of print and non-print materials, and other collection items. The person will participate in collection development and maintenance.
     If all above describes you, we encourage you to apply.  
     This is a 25 hours/week, currently $21.46 per hour, union position with some benefits.
     Applicants must have Library Technical Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree plus minimum of two years of cataloging experience. The successful candidate will be able to perform job duties independently with no additional training. Work schedule will consist of five 5-hour shifts (not negotiable), must be flexible to include one evening per week and Saturdays in rotation. Full job description and requirements can be found at
     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 Deadline: June 29, 2018.






Part time Library Technical Assistant - 5-10 hours per week. The Babcock Library in Ashford, Connecticut seeks a friendly, tech-savvy, customer oriented individual for a position that will perform cataloging, assist patrons at service desks, and other duties. (Must have working experience in Evergreen.) Every other Saturday 9-2 is required, and Wednesday evening is required. To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Carolann Mac Master, Library Director: This position will remain open until filled.





Director of Library Services - The Town of Granby seeks to hire an experienced Director of Library Services. The Director of Library Services plans, organizes, and supervises the overall operations and staff of the Granby Public Library and Cossitt Library Branch. Experience in library administration, employee supervision and training, budgeting and technology required. Master of Library Science degree and five years of increasingly responsible professional library experience, including three years in a supervisory position in a public library; OR an equivalent combination of education, work experience and training preferred.
     The salary range for this position is $85,093 to $103,529 depending on qualifications and experience - with an excellent benefits package.
     Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at or from the Office of the Town Manager, on Monday through Wednesday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
     Send cover letter, application and resume by 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 to: Town of Granby, Town Manager’s Office, 15 North Granby Road, Granby, CT 06035. For more information, contact Ms. KerryAnn Kielbasa, Director of Human Services by e-mail at or by telephone at 860 844-5351. Town of Granby is an EOE/AA/Equal Access Employer





Executive Director - Sherman Library, Sherman, CT.
     The Library: Prominently situated in the center of town, The Sherman Library ( is a community resource, freely available to all. The library responds to the public’s need for information, education and recreation. With books at its core, the library provides a wide range of materials, both print and non-print. It is the community’s center for lifelong learning. By incorporating new developments in technology the library ensures that its resources are accurate, timely and responsive to those it serves.
     Job Summary: SLA Library Director will be a strategic leader involved in directing a broad range of public library functions and fundraising. This is a dynamic position requiring that the candidate manage their work in a busy work environment. The candidate must have the ability to multi-task and offer a welcoming attitude to all patrons and visitors. In general, the director will be responsible for the daily management of the staff and volunteers, development and facilitation of programming, development of marketing programs, cultivation of the collection, and knowledge of services to patrons and community organizations. This position requires the candidate to have knowledge of all aspects of library technologies, skills, services and other aspects of public library business. The director will establish and maintain relationships with other town organizations and officials to develop programming to suit the needs of the community. The director will also be responsible for all aspects of fundraising supported by a working Board of Trustees and volunteers, and report monthly to the Board of Trustees. Director will report to the SLA Board of Trustees.
     Position Description:
     Job Requirements: Masters of Library Science from an ALA –accredited institution and 3 years public library experience. Applicants who do not meet the requirements as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities, and to provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree may be made for compelling reasons.
     Compensation: The hiring range for this full-time position is $55,000-$60,000, annually, with placement dependent upon qualifications. Benefits include paid health insurance, 403B and paid vacation.
     To start the application process, please send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to the attention of Karen Cardillo at on or before the closing date of July 31, 2018.





Manager of Materials Management - Westport Library. What a great time to join a Library Journal, 5 Star Library in Westport (CT) on the banks of the beautiful Saugatuck River. This is an opportunity to join a team that is transforming the Library to meet the evolving needs of our community and delivering convenient, continuous, innovative, customer-focused service. If you are a visionary who values responsive, personal service, and views the Library as the platform for community innovation and learning, we would love to hear from you.
     The Manager, Materials Management will have demonstrated successful professional experience providing leadership and oversight of all aspects of Materials Management including the ILS, materials acquisition, cataloging, and metadata management. He/she will have strong organizational, project management and budget management experience plus creative problem-solving ability with both an appreciation for the big the picture and attention to detail.
     Primary responsibilities include supervising the Materials Management department and working with vendors and staff on the purchasing, pre-processing, receiving and cataloging of materials in all formats plus resolving processing workflow problems and managing the resolution of technical issues which arise with the Library's Integrated Library System (ILS).
     A Degree in Library Science highly desired. Expert knowledge of the ILS (ideally Polaris) and its modules (acquisitions; serials; cataloging; circulation; ILL; and on-line public access.) and an awareness of current practices, standards, research, and trends in cataloging/metadata management, e-resources, serials, acquisitions, and information technology plus good communication skills verbally and in writing required.
     Apply: If this position is in line with your skills and interests, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to and include the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.





Library Circulation Assistant, Part-Time (2 positions) - The Town of Tolland seeks applications for (2) positions of Library Circulation Assistant. A 13-hr/wk and 12-/wk job, including nights and weekends, starting salary of $20.87/hr with no benefits. Work involves responsibility for routine circulation, shelf maintenance and clerical functions using an automated circulation system. Assist patrons in the use of library services and facilities. Min. req.: HS degree or equiv. w/2 yrs. office exp. Ability to make basic math calculations, maintain files and records, collect and organize information and computer exp. is required. Must be able to relate positively to staff members and provide good customer service to the public. Ideal candidate has Library exp. & strong computer skills. Application and job description can be obtained at under Help Center. All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. June 26, 2018 to 21 Tolland Green, Tolland, CT 06084, attention Mike Wilkinson. AA/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER





Children’s Services Associate - The Woodbridge Town Library is looking for a friendly, tech-savvy, customer-oriented team player to join our staff in this newly-created part-time position. Responsibilities include staffing the Children’s Desk, assisting juvenile patrons and their parents, shelving, and contributing to the planning and presentation of programs for children and teens.
     Requirements: Must possess excellent customer service and computer skills. Knowledge of Sierra library software, experience working with children and prior library experience are preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required. Ability to maneuver heavy book trucks and shelve books is essential. Work schedule includes two evenings a week and Saturdays in rotation. 28 hours per week at $16.42 per hour. To apply, email cover letter and resume and the contact information for 3 references to Judy Rabin, Head of Children’s Services, at by June 22, 2018.





Library Technical Assistant, Public Relations Office - Greenwich Library. Part-time (15 hours/week). $15.00 Hourly.
     Part-time position located in the Public Relations Office of the Greenwich Library. Up to 15 hrs./wk. Responsibilities include: Writing and editing press releases, enewsletters, and social media posts to promote Greenwich Library and its programs, services, and collections. Also includes data entry in Library events database; working with staff and volunteers preparing signs, posters, flyers, and displays; and contact with public for rental/use of Library facilities.
     ESSENTIAL FEATURES: Writes press releases, calendar listings and blog entries about programs and services. Uses online tools such as blogs and other social media to share information about Greenwich Library. Gathers and prepares information about library programs, services, and collections for internal and external distribution. Assists patrons and volunteers with booking events in Library facilities: data entry in Library Events database, contract with public for rental/use of Library facilities, communicate Library policy to the public. Works with staff and volunteers to prepare signs, posters, flyers, and displays Fields inquiries about the Library and its programs.
     QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of college level courses in public relations, marketing, communications, English, library science or a related field plus a minimum of 12 months’ experience working in a professional environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
     REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong Writing Skills. Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, to patrons, volunteers and staff. Assist staff and public in a courteous and cooperative manner. Ability to follow instructions. Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Publisher, and Excel. Knowledge of Office 365 and Google Drive. Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact, Flickr and other social media tools. Basic understanding of the research process, ability to write a short synopsis of a given topic.
     REQUIRED PHYSICAL OPERATION: Must be capable of sitting at a keyboard for data entry for two to three hour sessions or length of work time. Must be able to reach to post flyers around the library facility.
     Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website: Town of Greenwich, HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V




Adult/ Teen Services Librarian - Town of Monroe, CT. Job Summary: The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is seeking a creative and forward thinking Adult/ Teen Services Librarian with a strong understanding of current public library services. Under the supervision of the Library Director, this position performs responsible and varied administrative and professional library work related to planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Adult Department and Teen Space. Duties include planning and marketing of adult and teen programs, maintaining the library’s web page, selection and acquisition of materials, collection maintenance, and development of new public services. In coordination with the Library Director, the Adult/Teen Services Librarian supervises the Circulation Services Manager, the Cataloger, and all staff and volunteers assigned to reference, interlibrary loan, and teen services.

     Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution required. Minimum of 3 years experience working with adult and/or teen library services, resources, and online searching preferred. Some supervisory experience necessary.
     Full time 35 hours per week. Reports to the Library Director. Supervisor Union Position. Starting Salary: $53,000 annual, full benefit package available. EOE/AA. Complete Employment application and submit resume on-line at





Part-Time Borrowing Clerk - Russell Library, Middletown. Clerks assigned to Russell Library’s Borrowing department perform responsible and varied duties in the circulation of materials and assist patrons and staff in using Library facilities, resources and services.
     Russell Library seeks an organized, outgoing person with excellent customer service skills who can assist patrons of all ages and who has a working knowledge of library principles and practices, as well office and technology skills.
     Duties include: Learning and navigating Russell Library’s computer-based integrated library system (ILS); Charging and discharging materials; Interpreting and applying circulation policies and procedures; Registering new borrowers; Handling funds for overdue or lost materials; Answering telephone calls; Notifying borrowers of reserved materials; Maintaining public desks and areas in a neat condition; Assisting in collection maintenance by identifying damaged and missing materials; Providing directional information to patrons when requested; Referring patrons to Librarians as necessary; Performing office tasks and file maintenance as necessary; Processing books and other materials for daily incoming and outgoing deliveries.
     This is a part-time, non-union position. Hours vary, usually 8 to 15 hours per week, with a pay rate of $16.54 per hour. Anticipated start date: early July 2018. To apply, submit an application to Paula Soares, Director of Borrowing and Discovery, by 4:00 PM on Friday, June 22, 2018.




Academic Libraries

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



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Technical Services Assistant - Quinnipiac University invites applicants to apply for the position of Technical Services Assistant who will assist in the operation of Technical Services under the supervision of the Collection Management Librarian.

     About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit
     Responsibilities: Responsible for periodical subscriptions: includes check in and maintenance of periodical records in the III serials module; process periodicals for the shelf; claim and resolve subscription problems through serials vendor’s online interface; add and revise periodical holdings records in vendor databases; direct student workers on periodical inventory and weeding. Collect, compile, track and maintain usage statistics on the effectiveness of library databases, resources and services through interaction with numerous vendor software programs and websites and other University departments; monitor collection usage against national trends and prepare customized reports from gathered data utilizing spreadsheets and presentation software. Identify and compile useful online resource links; add and maintain links in library discovery tools. Create graphic slides that publicize materials for the library kiosk; access to kiosk administration software to load and update slides. Prepare and maintain library user guides on relevant topics. Meet and guide students through the thesis submission process; includes communicating the Library’s thesis-related requirements and procedures. Submit electronic thesis copies to an outside vendor for digitization; review for completeness, package and send paper copies to bindery. Document and report statistical counts of journal and microform collections. Repair books and journals. Train and supervise student workers on book repair procedures. Prepare bindery shipments of books, journals, etc. Sort and distribute Technical Services mail; serve as mail distribution backup for Library and Information Technology staff within ABL building. Other duties as assigned.

     Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.
     Qualifications: Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 1 to 3 years experience working in high traffic office setting. Attention to detail and accuracy is a must. Library experience is preferred.
     Special Instructions to Applicants: Please note this is a Grade 6 position in the Clerical & Technical Unit, with an hourly rate of $23.52. In addition, it requires a successful completion of both a background check and Microsoft Office skills test. Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.
     TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Health Science Librarian - University of Bridgeport. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Health Science Librarian is a full-time, 10-month (see schedule below) position that works as a part of a team of Librarians providing reference and instruction services.
     The Health Science Librarian serves as the expert for all of the Health Science programs including Nursing, Physician Assistant Institute, Naturopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Dental Hygiene and is the liaison to all of the Health Science/Science programs.
     The incumbent is responsible for understanding, publicizing, and updating Evidence Informed Practice Information Literacy; creating and maintaining the Health related research guides, handouts, web pages, tutorials, rubrics, assessment tools, collection development, and benchmarking the Health Science collections. The Health Science Librarian, with the assistance of the Library technical team, is responsible for the optimal look and functionality of all of the Health Science databases, modules, web pages, software and the Anatomical Collections.
     Librarians contribute to the leadership of the University through participation in University-wide committees and through professional relationships and activities. They participate in leadership of the Library by setting a professional example and monitoring the activities of library staff and services offered with a goal of quality customer service, positivity, acceptance of University limitations and continuous improvement of services.
     The Health Science Librarian typical schedule is 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Friday with occasional schedule changes for 9:30 AM classes. Summer hours are subject to change. This 10 month librarian has approximately 4.5 weeks off after both the fall and spring final exams.
     Responsibilities: Answer Questions in-person, by telephone, online, and via email. Teach Information Literacy as a member of the Library Instruction Team. Develop curriculum content, rubrics, assessment tools, information literacy skills tests, web-based tutorials, modules for Evidence Informed Health Information Literacy. Write & Maintain the Evidence Based pages of the Information Lit. Plan/Web Page. Develop all Health Sciences Collections collaborating with faculty on collection needs and benchmarking individual collections. Keep other librarians informed of Evidence Informed Practice, updates, practices, AMA initiatives. Maintain the Anatomical Collections and Health Science Databases. Communicate with Health Science faculty and Maintain the H.S. Outreach program. Act as a Member of the Library Professional Team Monitoring Quality of Service Provided by Staff, Reporting Issues Observed. Maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning in the Library by enforcing Library policies, especially noise policies. On occasion, assist with health science related Interlibrary Loan (docline). Back Up the I.T. help desk and Access Services as needed. Other work related duties as assigned.
     Qualifications: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program. 1+ year experience in a Medical library or as a Health Science liaison. Ability to read and order in Library of Congress Classification Scheme. Expert knowledge of Health Sci. databases, MeSH, EBP or EIP, medical terminology. Demonstrated skills in Office, Access, Excel, Word, AMA Style, ILS. Flexibility and Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish positive, productive working relationships with staff and students including International and first generation. Prefer Undergraduate degree in science or health.
     The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, see
     It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.
     The University of Bridgeport complies with Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of University of Bridgeport Annual Security and Fire Report reports are available here.






Associate University Librarian for Academic Engagement (Assistant U Director) - UConn Library, Storrs Campus. Job ID: 2018555. Full-Time.
     The UConn Library invites applications and nominations for an innovative, highly collaborative, thoughtful, nimble, and strategic leader for the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Academic Engagement. Reporting to the Dean, the AUL will shape all facets of academic and community engagement for the UConn Library. As a member of the senior leadership team, the AUL is expected to actively engage in every aspect of the UConn Library and to serve as an ambassador and advocate for the Library with university constituencies, regional, and national organizations. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the AUL for Academic Engagement makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.
     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The AUL for Academic Engagement reports to the Dean, UConn Library and, as a key member of the UConn Library’s senior leadership team, ensures organizational effectiveness and efficiency and shares in responsibilities for decision-making, resource management, and development of policies for library operations and services. While each AUL position has an individual area of responsibility, all AULs have responsibility for supporting a holistic library-wide approach to strategic planning and communication, and an environment of innovation and collaboration. AULs are expected to lead through promoting teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness within UConn Library and the campus. This position will supervise, guide, and inspire unit staff, and will engage in major personnel decisions including the training and evaluation of staff. In addition, AULs serve as the Library’s representative and advocate to relevant university, consortial, or multi-institutional groups.
     The AUL for Academic Engagement provides leadership, strategic direction, and support for the development, assessment, and evaluation of the Academic Engagement units which currently includes: Access Services, Reference and Curriculum Services, and Research Services. This position is responsible for overseeing the UConn Library support for the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university by capitalizing on the trends affecting change in higher education. Specifically, these responsibilities include: overseeing services in support of information literacy; information analysis and management; teaching users to identify, interpret, and manage relevant information resources; embedded librarianship and integrated outreach, innovative user services, and raising university-wide awareness of and implementing support for scholarly communication. The AUL for Academic Engagement collaboratively establishes goals and objectives for the division and develops, evaluates, and continually improves programs and services.
     The Academic Engagement division currently includes approximately 17 academic librarians, 6 staff employees, and many student employees.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree or higher in library or information science or other relevant discipline. Minimum five years of increasingly responsible, professional, relevant work experience, with particular expertise in academic engagement. Demonstrated leadership skills, including keen analytical and conceptual abilities, the ability to influence and manage change, inspire innovation, and delegate responsibility appropriately. Demonstrated interpersonal and public communication skills including ability to serve as an advocate and spokesperson for UConn Library. Experience with supervision, staff development, mentoring, and other personnel management. Knowledge of emerging trends in higher education. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to be a leader in promoting teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within UConn Library and the university. Ability to build successful partnerships at the local, regional, and national level.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in promoting library services and engaging faculty, students, and administrators. Experience in grant writing. Experience in consortial and multi-institutional program development. Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and projects. Experience working in an academic or research library. Evidence of scholarly publishing and research.
     APPOINTMENT TERMS: This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of September, 2018. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.
     TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at, Staff Positions, (reference search #2018555) 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 July 1, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018555)
     The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.





Director of Hatch Library - Bay Path University.

     Company Description: When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do. Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.
     Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates. We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change.
     We invite you to visit our website at where you can learn more about Bay Path University.
     Job Description: Bay Path University seeks a new Director of Hatch Library beginning July 2018. The Hatch Library serves all members of the University community, supports all disciplines and plays a key role in student success. The Director will have significant experience with new and emerging technologies in library spaces and will be able to lead the way in envisioning the role of the library in this new era. The Director must be able to articulate the role of the library as a part of the entire University information infrastructure, and effectively and proactively manage the Library staff. The Director is responsible for all aspects of library supervision, administration, leadership, and management that promotes student, faculty, and staff support.
     The Director provides leadership to motivate staff to perform at their highest level and develops a teamwork environment within the library and beyond. The director is expected to evaluate program offerings and staff performance; providing leadership to enhance both. The successful candidate must have a broad understanding of operations and concepts in public and technical services, must demonstrate strong managerial, organizational, and planning skills including budgetary skills, effective working relationships with library users, evaluate and manage the staff, and the ability to lead the library to adapt to new and emerging technology. This position is also responsible for oversight of Library staff at other campus locations.
     Specific Responsibilities: Provide strategic vision and leadership for Hatch Library in collaboration with Division/University leadership as well as administrators, faculty, staff, and students serving as an advocate for Hatch Library. Advance the University's commitment to new modes of learning including the University's initiative of Open Educational Resources (OER). Collaborate with the University's Center for Online & Digital Learning and with Information Technology Services on the integration of appropriate and emerging technologies and provision of electronic resources to the University community. Oversee the coordination of Hatch Library Services with information services for distance students and faculty at other University campuses. Develop and oversee digital library initiatives while supporting and promoting innovative library information technologies. Facilitate the continuing transformation of the Library into part of a wider "learning commons" partnership that integrates diverse resources, seeks new opportunities, collaborates with the University community and supports a vibrant research and learning environment. Plan, develop, and implement services to meet the University's evolving instructional delivery formats, and locations for all programs. Develop, review, approve and monitor expenditures and recommend budgets. Develop and manage the collections to support instruction associated with all segments of the University and perform other collection development and acquisitions-related activities. Develop and oversee the management of online and digital library resources available to the University community, as well as the Hatch Library website. Select information resources in all formats for all campuses of the University and perform other collection development and acquisitions-related activities. Provide strong leadership and manage Hatch Library personnel activities, including hiring, training, evaluating and ensuring the professional development of library staff at all University locations. Participate with faculty on curriculum, instructional strategies, new technologies, distance learning and online support services, assessment, and policy making. Develop and evaluate the library's vision, mission, goals, and objectives to ensure that resources and services meet the changing needs of students, faculty, and curriculum. Collaborate with campus groups to enhance the library's role in promoting information literacy and active learning and teaching. Assess the effectiveness of the library as an administrative department (institutional effectiveness) and collaborate with faculty to ensure assessment of learning outcomes in information literacy and related areas of the curriculum. Experience with delivering effective reference and instruction services to a wide-range of learners. Represent the Library and University with Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield in various resource sharing and cooperative efforts. Attend trainings as required. Maintain active involvement with the University community via committee and task force membership as well as membership and participation in external professional organizations.
     Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA accredited program with a minimum of five years related work experience and managerial experience in an academic library setting. Demonstrated record of progressively responsible library and supervisory experience in an academic setting, preferably in an institution offering graduate degree programs. Demonstrated ability to lead strategic planning to address 21st century challenges. Experience in collection development of print and electronic information resources along with knowledge of advanced information systems. Personnel management experience and strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability in problem solving and conflict resolution. Demonstrated record of fiscal responsibility in managing a complex budget. Comprehensive knowledge of academic librarianship, emerging technologies, innovative library services, information management and web technology. Teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate levels. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with high quality and minimal errors. Demonstrated service oriented attitude. Ability to perform work with frequent deadlines and extreme amount of external pressure to complete assignments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, subordinates and students. Ability to perform work independently, use of good judgment in decision making, maintain confidentiality. Willingness to work flexible and extended schedule including weekends and evenings when necessary. Valid driver's license. A strong commitment to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own. General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.
     Additional Information: Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.
     Application Instructions: Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.
     Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. Bay Path University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free community as of July 1, 2018.
     Apply Here:




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Library/Media Specialist - Wheeler Clinic/Northwest Village School, Plainville. Part Time, 24 Hours. POSITION SUMMARY: The Library Media Specialist provides direct instruction, support, training and consultation to teachers, administrators and other school staff in all aspects of the library media sciences. In addition, the Library Media Specialist serves as an integral member of the educational community to ensure that the library/ media resources meet the needs of the students served.This position has an educational technology background emphasis.
     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Certification according to CT State Department of Education regulations as a Library Media Specialist is required. Experience with special needs populations and school age students are preferred.
     MISSION STATEMENT: Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life. This mission statement, along with our vision and value statements reflect Wheeler's transformation to a whole-health organization and our commitment to improve health equity for the people we serve.
     ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Information Specialist: Provides access to information and resources for all students and staff. Instructional Consultant: Works closely with all classroom staff to coordinate learning resources that enhance the learning experience and meet the diverse needs of all students. Teacher: Fosters a positive attitude toward the use and communication of information by students and teachers and creates an environment where literature and communication in all its forms is honored. Serves on the Technology Committee to support the identification of program, student and staff library media needs in relation to technology. Assists with planning and implementing library media science related training to help meet staff and student needs within the school programs. Manages, maintains and develops the schools' library information databases and related systems. Identifies potential risk factors and taking measures to reduce those risks in the milieu through reinforcement of positive and safe behaviors, trauma-informed and relationally-based therapeutic interventions, and reporting of suspected child abuse/neglect, according to agency policies and procedures.Trains and participates in emergency safety interventions authorized and approved by the agency, when a student presents an imminent safety concern. Participates is school-wide trainings including, but not limited to, trauma-informed care, behavior management and crisis de-escalation. Works collaboratively with all staff to maintain a healthy physical environment, positive strengths-based atmosphere within the school milieu, and safety and well-being of the children and staff. Attends relevant team and school-wide meetings. Participates in and promotes quality improvement and outcome activities. Adheres to confidentiality guidelines. Reports suspicion of child abuse/neglect as mandated. Assists with the orientation of new staff around the IT systems utilized in the school programs. Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

     To view the complete job description and submit an application, please visit our website at
     Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/M/F/Vet/Disabled





School Library-Media Specialist - The Eastford School (PK-8) seeks applicants for: 0.40 FTE School Library-Media Specialist. CT Certification 062 School Library-Media Specialist Endorsement required. Salaries: Eastford Teachers Association. Contract: Commensurate with Experience. Send letter of intent, resume, copy of Connecticut certification, 3 letters of reference and an unofficial transcript to: Linda Loretz, Superintendent, Eastford School District, P.O. Box 158, 12 Westford Road, Eastford, CT 06242-0158. Open until filled.





Library/Media Specialist - Part time (.3) position available at Chester Elementary School beginning the 2018-2019 school year. CT teaching certification (062) is required. Experience with elementary students and experience integrating technology into media literacy instruction is preferred. Start date: August 27, 2018. Interested candidates please apply on line at, click the employment link. Open Until Filled.





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, Job posting #2936881. Paper applications will not be accepted. Open until filled.





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:, 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.





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




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Chinese & Japanese Language Project Catalogers (Long-Term Contract) - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate part- and full-time contract positions available (20-37.5 hours/week) for a long-term cataloging project at our office in Windsor, CT. Project will begin in July 2018 and continue through June 30, 2020, with possibility of extension.
     Duties: Perform original and/or copy cataloging on a variety of materials.
     Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates must have recent experience in original and copy cataloging of materials in Chinese and/or Japanese. Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing. Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained. Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs.
     Compensation: $22.00 to $24.00 per hour, depending on experience. Those with the ability to commit to the full project timeline will be given preference. Positions are eligible for some company benefits after 90 days.
     Note: Successful completion of a background check (including credit check) is a condition of employment.
     Contact: Please email cover letter (highlighting language competencies) and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development, The Donohue Group, Inc. at
     Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095.
     View this listing on the DGI web site.



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Project Catalogers (Long-Term Contract) - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate part- and full-time contract positions available (20-37.5 hours/week) for a long-term cataloging project at our office in Windsor, CT. Project is expected to begin in July 2018 and continue through June 30, 2020, with possibility of extension.

     Duties: Perform original and/or copy cataloging on a variety of materials.
     Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates must have recent experience in original and copy cataloging. Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing. Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained. Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs.
     Compensation: $20.00 to $22.00 per hour, depending on experience. Those with the ability to commit to the full project timeline will be given preference. Positions are eligible for some company benefits after 90 days.
     Note: This project includes materials in a variety of languages. Applicants with experience cataloging in languages other than English are encouraged to apply. Successful completion of a background check (including credit check) is a condition of employment.
     Contact: Please email cover letter (highlighting language competencies) and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development, The Donohue Group, Inc. at

     Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095.

     View this listing on the DGI web site.



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Adult Services LibrarianWoodbridge Town Library. Due to a promotion, the Woodbridge Town Library has an opening for a collaborative, forward-thinking, tech-savvy librarian. This position is responsible for reference services, as well as for planning, publicizing and facilitating library programs for adults. Other responsibilities for this position include collection development, readers’ advisory, and technology assistance.
     An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is strongly preferred, though MLS candidates are encouraged to apply. Public library experience and familiarity with current trends in library services and programs for adults is preferred. Candidates should also have excellent customer service skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a high comfort level using and instructing others in the use of current technology. Competitive health, vacation, and retirement benefits are included. This is a full-time, 35 hours per week position, with a salary starting at $42,923 per year. Schedule includes evenings and rotating Saturdays. Please send resume and cover letter to Eric Werthmann, Director, at Closing date: June 29, 2018.





Head of Information Services - The Howard Whittemore Memorial Library in Naugatuck is seeking a friendly, tech-savvy person to manage a busy Information Services Department. Specific responsibilities include reference and reader’s advisory service, assistance with locating and selecting materials, accessing databases and supporting patrons with use of technology. Maintain WordPress website and update social media. Assist with adult programming and collection development. Schedule and supervise Information Services staff. Previous library experience required, familiarity with Evergreen preferred. This position is 35 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. $23/hour, with benefits. Bachelors required, MLS preferred. Please submit resume and cover letter no later than July 1, 2018 to Jessica Jahnke, Library Director, 243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 or by email to





Assistant Library Director - Burlington Public Library. The Burlington Public Library seeks a dynamic, energetic, creative, and innovative individual to assist the Library Director in making the library a warm and welcoming place. The Assistant Library Director will be responsible for collection development for the adult collection, cataloging, supervising assigned staff, planning and marketing programs, technology, web site maintenance, along with a strong commitment to customer service. Master’s degree in library science from an accredited American Library Association institution with three to five years of public library experience is required. One to three years of supervisory experience is preferred. This is a full time (37.5 hours) position and includes a comprehensive Town benefits package. Salary range is $45,000 to $47,121 depending on experience. The complete job description may be found at the library’s website:
     Assists in planning, implementing and evaluating library services; responsible for collection, development and maintenance of library materials. Schedules and supervises the library staff and substitutes for the Director in his/her absence. Performs marketing duties including, but not limited to preparing press releases, flyers and newsletter content; develop, produce and promote public information materials. Provides expertise in the development, implementation, maintenance and use of technology by library staff and the public. Manages the library automation system Sierra (Innovative Interfaces, Inc,) and coordinates with the consortium, Library Connection, with regards to this system. Manages web-based services and electronic resources; maintain the library’s website and social media.
     The Assistant Library Director’s Qualifications: Masters’ Degree in library science from a school accredited by the American Library Association is required. Three to five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in the public library profession with a municipality required. One to three years of supervisory experience is preferred. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation and administration is required. Thorough knowledge of and background in various types of informational materials in various formats is required. Solid working knowledge of all MS Office suite software is required; solid working knowledge with WordPress is required.
     Employment applications may be obtained at Town Hall. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application to: Burlington Town Hall, First Selectmen’s Office, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington, CT. 06013 until the position is filled. The email address is EOE/M-F/AA.





Head of Youth Services - The Kent Public Library in Putnam County, NY is seeking an enthusiastic, creative full-time (35-hours per week) Head of Youth Services to develop and oversee the Library’s children’s and young adult collections and programs. Will lead a team including a program coordinator and a story time specialist, already on staff. Must have a desire to encourage a love of reading and learning in children and teens.
     Specific responsibilities include: Work with the Youth Team to plan, promote, implement, and evaluate programs for children, young adults, and families. Maintain and develop the children’s and young adult collections, selecting, ordering, and processing materials. Work with local schools to introduce young people to the Library
     The candidate must have strong customer service skills and be able to work with people of all ages and temperaments, especially with children and young adults, and enjoy working as part of a team. Must be knowledgeable about current and emerging library technology. Will ordinarily work Mondays through Fridays, working on occasional weekends and evenings when needed for special programs.

     Minimum qualifications: MLS or MLIS, New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate, and experience working with children and young adults. Salary between 41,000 and 43,700, depending on education and experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave and health insurance.
     This is a competitive Civil Service position, and may be a provisional appointment or a transfer. The Kent Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
     Please send resume and cover letter to, and mention "Head of Youth Services" in the title.



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