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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

  

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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 12.11.2019   ACADEMIC 

Librarian I, Reference Librarian - Goodwin College, East Hartford
Full Time. Entry-level professional position. Works under the general supervision of the Library Director. Assists in providing reference services, circulation services, and collection maintenance. Performs professional library services in assisting students, staff and faculty in the selection and use of both electronic and physical library materials.
     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Receives oral or written directions from Library Administration. Plans work according to established library procedures. Establishes task priorities within work unit. Assists in near term and long range planning. Creates content for course-specific LibGuides. Opens and closes library according to security procedures. Assists with all library circulation functions as needed. Provides individual and group bibliographic instruction for print and electronic resources. Participates in Library Liaison program by attending classes in person and through online embedding in BlackBoard. Teaches research-related classes.
     ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Examines professional publications and other sources for selection of books, periodicals and other materials. Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to apply principles of library science to solve practical problems. Strong computer application and digital technology skills. Ability to work effectively with other library staff. Ability to understand and use the library services provided by our integrated library systems. Knowledge of basic research materials; substantial interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college is required. Previous academic library experience preferred.
     View the full position listing and apply at www.goodwin.edu/jobs.

 

 12.10.2019   PUBLIC 

Adult Services Coordinator - Booth & Dimock Memorial Library, Coventry
Booth & Dimock Memorial Library in Coventry, CT is seeking a creative and dedicated individual to work as a part time (20 hours/week plus rotating Saturdays) adult services coordinator. Our ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving skills, good time management, the ability to collaborate with varied people and organizations, and exceptional communication skills. This first-time position has potential for growth and longevity.
     Responsibilities: Coordinate adult programing, assist with adult collection development, assist with adult collection cataloging, run and report statistics to the Library Director, work at the circulation desk greeting patrons and checking in/out materials, and other duties as assigned.
     Required Qualifications: Experience working in a library. LTA or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of cataloging and integrated library systems. MLS or enrollment in an MLS program.
     Salary Range: $17-$23/hour. Schedule: Tuesday - Friday, with a minimum of one rotating Saturday per month. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and names of three references to bdsearch@coventrypl.org by 4:00pm on January 3, 2020.

 

 12.10.2019   PUBLIC 

Library Director - Quogue Library, Long Island, NY
Be a part of the Quogue Library’s future and honor its tradition as the next Library Director. The Quogue Library nine-member Board of Trustees seeks a candidate who will bring innovative library programs and services into its newly expanded and renovated 1897 Library. This Director - through creativity, transformation, and imagination - will step into the future of library services and work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, the library Staff, and the Quogue community to enhance a beloved, well supported Library Journal 5 Star Library. The Library raised $5 million during its capital campaign for the expansion and renovation project (doubling in size and adding new staff) demonstrating significant public support. In addition, the Library received two construction grants from the New York State Library. Key opportunities include leading internal and external stakeholders through the strategic planning process; coaching, mentoring and encouraging a stellar staff to continue its good work; developing community partnerships; and planning and implementing public programming designed to reach the year-round community as well as serving the influx of families throughout the summer. A touchstone of the community, the Library is a 501(c)3 Association Library and is supported by 15 staff and approximately a $1 million annual operating budget.
     The Village of Quogue, serving 1,013 people year-round and 5,000 people throughout the summer months, is five square miles on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, NY. It is bounded on the West by Quantuck Bay, on the East by Phillips Creek, and to the South by the Atlantic Ocean. Known for its natural beauty and small town charm, it is part of the Town of Southampton and public sites of interest include the Quogue Village Beach and Pavilion, the 300-acre Quogue Wildlife Refuge, and the Quogue Historic District. Quogue is also home to the Hampton Theatre Company and the Quogue Junior Theater Troupe. Quogue Chamber Music, Inc. sponsors two concerts annually and the Quogue Association sponsors two popular village-wide annual events. Located 71 miles from Manhattan, NY, permanent residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life and the Village is a destination for returning residents and tourists. See Quogue Links for more information about the Library and the community.
     Responsibilities. Under direction of the Library Board, the Director leads the Library developing and implementing the Library’s strategic vision ensuring the fulfillment of its mission and its future success. The Director works with a high degree of independence and supports the governing Board while keeping the Board fully informed. The Director will be a supportive contributor and team player through positive external relationships, a dynamic spokesperson, and a responsible steward of Library funds. In addition, the Director will hire, supervise, and evaluate staff on a regular basis. Reflecting the Library’s values, the Director will encourage good performance, reward creativity and innovation, and create and sustain a positive work environment. The Director, in conjunction with staff, is also responsible for developing and implementing community-based programs designed to reach all audiences. Please visit the Quogue Library Director Position Description for details.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, three years’ responsible library experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. The Director must also share a strong philosophy of service and civic participation. Additional qualifications for a successful candidate are (1) demonstrated ability to develop and sustain programming based on local community needs and wants; (2) ability to develop and implement a clear vision with community/staff/Board input; (3) mentoring and coaching skills with a commitment to staff development; (4) knowledge of current library trends and technologies; (5) prior success as a vital community collaborator and relationship builder; and (6) strong interpersonal skills. A Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited program and successful experience reporting to a governing board is preferred.
     Compensation. The salary is $115,000 with an attractive benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury at jobethbradbury@bradburymiller.com. This position closes January 19, 2020.

 

 12.10.2019   PUBLIC 

Library Assistant I - Canterbury Public Library
$12.04/hour. 22.5 hours a week. No benefits. Includes evenings and some Saturdays. The Canterbury Public Library is looking for a creative, enthusiastic, technologically savvy Library Assistant I to join our team. Work experience must include marketing and customer service. Knowledge of computers and technology is essential. Daily tasks include circulation, processing library materials, marketing, and creating displays. To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to canterburypubliclibrary@gmail.com.

 

 12.9.2019   PUBLIC 

Head of Children’s Services - Public Library of New London
The Public Library of New London seeks a dynamic, friendly and forward-thinking children’s librarian who can lead our growing children’s department. The successful candidate will be passionate about providing outstanding services to children and families, possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and delight in collaborating with colleagues and community partners.
     The ideal candidate will: Plan, implement and supervise programs. Select materials to develop a collection that offers relevant resources. Develop and maintain layout and appearance of the children’s space, ensuring a safe and inviting area. Promote library services by outreach and partnerships with schools, daycare centers and community groups that target children. Also important components of this position are marketing children’s services and programs, maintaining the children’s section of the website, keeping social media up to date and producing an electronic newsletter.
     MLS/MLIS from an accredited institution and experience working with children required. Professional library experience preferred. The ideal candidate should have experience working with young children and their caregivers using early and pre-literacy concepts, such as the skills and practices in Every Child Ready to Read. Second language skills (English/Spanish) are a plus. MLS/MLIS students encouraged to apply.
     Resumes will be reviewed beginning Friday, December 13. Position open until filled. This is a full time position with a benefit package. Salary: $22.00 - $28.00 depending upon experience. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to mgupta@plnl.org, Madhu Gupta, Executive Director, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320.

 

 12.9.2019   PUBLIC 

Librarian I, Full Time - Bloomfield Public Library
$37.58 hourly (benefited). Bloomfield Public Library seeks a community-focused, dynamic and technically savvy librarian who can professionally communicate with a diverse public. Work experience must include collection development, marketing, and outreach to the community. Candidates must have proven project management and problem resolution skills. The ability to provide excellent customer service, which will include identifying and interpreting user needs, providing reference and readers’ advisory; and implementing and overseeing programming for adults, is required. A joy of reading is a must. Selected candidates will be required to work a flexible schedule to support staffing/program needs that will include weekend and evening hours.
     Minimum Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Masters in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited college or university, plus over 1 year of related library work experience including experience with library computer systems, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Proficiency with Sierra/Encore preferred.
     Selection Process: Candidates will be rated based on education, experience, and skills identified on the application, resume and cover letter as they relate to the requirements of this position. Additional examinations may include computer skills testing, written subject matter tests, and/or oral interviews or may be a combination of any of the above.
     Applications: Town of Bloomfield conducts pre-employment physical, drug testing, DCF background, state and federal criminal history and background investigation, including fingerprints. Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org; They must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019. Applications are accepted ONLY by mail, fax (860-769-3505) or in person.
     Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability and who may need this information in an alternative format must contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at ccoville@bloomfieldct.org.

 

 12.9.2019   PUBLIC 

Librarian I, Part Time - Bloomfield Public Library
Salary: $37.58 hourly (non-benefited). Bloomfield Public Library seeks a community-focused, dynamic and technically savvy librarian who can professionally communicate with a diverse public. Work experience must include collection development, marketing, and outreach to the community. Candidates must have proven project management and problem resolution skills. The ability to provide excellent customer service, which will include identifying and interpreting user needs, providing reference and readers’ advisory; and implementing and overseeing programming for adults, is required. A joy of reading is a must. This position is a substitute librarian position, with one scheduled evening shift per week and one Saturday shift per month. All other hours will be determined by scheduling and project needs, and will vary weekly.
     Minimum Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Masters in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited college or university, plus over 1 year of related library work experience including experience with library computer systems, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Proficiency with Sierra/Encore preferred.
     Selection Process: Candidates will be rated based on education, experience, and skills identified on the application, resume and cover letter as they relate to the requirements of this position. Additional examinations may include computer skills testing, written subject matter tests, and/or oral interviews or may be a combination of any of the above.
     Applications: Town of Bloomfield conducts pre-employment physical, drug testing, DCF background, state and federal criminal history and background investigation, including fingerprints. Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org; they must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019. Applications are accepted ONLY by mail, fax (860-769-3505) or in person.
     Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability and who may need this information in an alternative format must contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at ccoville@bloomfieldct.org.

 

 12.9.2019   PUBLIC 

Librarian I, Part-time - Town of Hamden
The Hamden Civil Service Commission announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Librarian I/Part-time. Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and on the Town of Hamden website, www.hamden.com. Closing date: Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 4:00 P.M.

 

 12.4.2019   ACADEMIC 

Digital Scholarship Librarian - Fairfield University
The DiMenna-Nyselius Library seeks applications from innovative, collaborative, intellectually curious, and self-motivated librarians for the opening of digital scholarship librarian. This individual will provide leadership in the development, implementation, promotion and assessment of digital scholarly initiatives on campus. The digital scholarship librarian will provide consultations and workshops on tools, techniques, and methodologies that advance and sustain innovative digital projects, and will develop a plan for integrating digital scholarship into the information literacy mission of the library. Additionally, this librarian will provide research services, participate in both the Library’s instruction and partnership program. This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours.
     REQUIREMENTS: A graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program. Practical knowledge of and experience with a range of tools, technologies, and platforms such as textual analysis, data visualization, mulitimodal publishing, or digital exhibits. Strong project management experience. Evidence of potential in teaching. Professional academic research service experience. Interest in marketing, outreach, and the promotion of library services. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Must be results oriented, organized, flexible, self-motivated, have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. Must be organized and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. A commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
     HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Second Master’s degree.
     CAMPUS AND LIBRARY: Fairfield University is a Jesuit Catholic Connecticut-based private, Master’s comprehensive University. It is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In 2019, the University was ranked #1 in the Northern Region by U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges. The University serves more than 5,000 students enrolled in five distinct schools with approximately 800 faculty and staff. Built upon the 450-year-old Jesuit traditions of scholarship and service, the University and is distinguished by a rigorous curriculum, close interaction among faculty and students, and a beautiful, 210-acre campus with views of the Long Island Sound. As an integral part of our mission, Fairfield Faculty and students are encouraged to participate in the larger community through service and academic activities.
     TO APPLY: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to this link. Review of applications will begin on January 2 and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

 

 12.4.2019   ACADEMIC 

Web and User Experience Librarian - Fairfield University
The DiMenna-Nyselius Library is seeking applications from patron-centered, results-oriented, flexible, and self-motivated individuals for the opening of Web and User Experience Librarian. This position will provide vision and direction for all aspects of the Library's online presence, and serve as the Library webmaster. This position works collaboratively with library staff to maintain quality online services and resources; uses data analytics and conducts usability studies to evaluate the effectiveness and accessibility of current user interfaces and identifies opportunities for improvements; monitors trends in emerging technologies and recommends and/or implements new initiatives as appropriate; works collaboratively with University campus partners and participates in the Faculty Partnership Program.
     EDUCATION: Graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program, second Master’s in subject-specific field is preferred or equivalent related experience.
     REQUIREMENTS: Three or more years of experience designing, building, and maintaining websites, and one year of library experience, preferably in an academic library. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Ability to interact effectively and work productively, cooperatively, and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and groups across the University. Must be able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems and/or facilitate workflows. Extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, and working knowledge of JavaScript. Experience with a variety of user research/usability methods, web analytics analysis, accessibility standards, information architecture, content strategy for the web, and content management systems. Familiarity with responsive design and website best practices.
     HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Extensive knowledge of JavaScript / JavaScript Libraries and other front-end technologies. Working knowledge of server-side scripting language such as PHP, Python, Ruby. Experience with integrating APIs. Experience with instructional design. Experience with graphic design for both online and print. Experience with web marketing techniques such as A/B testing and SEO. Demonstrated ability to provide individual and group instruction on technical topics.
     CAMPUS AND LIBRARY: Fairfield University is a Jesuit Catholic Connecticut-based private, Master’s comprehensive University. It is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In 2019, the University was ranked #1 in the Northern Region by U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges. The University serves more than 5,000 students enrolled in five distinct schools with approximately 800 faculty and staff. Built upon the 450-year-old Jesuit traditions of scholarship and service, the University and is distinguished by a rigorous curriculum, close interaction among faculty and students, and a beautiful, 210-acre campus with views of the Long Island Sound. As an integral part of our mission, Fairfield Faculty and students are encouraged to participate in the larger community through service and academic activities.
      TO APPLY: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to this link. Review of applications will begin on January 2 and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

 

 12.3.2019   PUBLIC 

Assistant Director / Head of Adult Services Librarian - Brookfield Library
Annual Salary: $58,000 - $62,000 based on experience, Non-Union. 35 hours per week. Start Date: Tentatively February 3, 2020. Job Description: Plan, implement, publicize, execute and evaluate Adult Services and programs, including book discussions, and educational and recreational programs. Supervises, trains and monitors the performance of the department staff. Evaluate, monitor and weed adult fiction and reference collections; purchase adult fiction including large print fiction, and reference materials. Provide reference, referral and reader’s advisory services to patrons as needed. Develop goals and objectives for Adult Services. Maintain awareness of advanced techniques, newest procedures and latest equipment. Assist at the information desk or other public desks as needed. Undertake special projects related to Adult Services. Maintain online resources relating to Adult Services. Oversee services and schedule coverage of the information desk. Work with community agencies and organizations serving adults to provide services; may act as library representative to professional organizations and community groups. Attend professional meetings, workshops and conferences; maintain membership in professional organizations and participates in their activities. Participates in community outreach as needed. Interpret library policies to the public. Report statistical information pertaining to adult services. Assist in preparation of budget. Perform other duties as required or requested.
     Education and Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Library or Information Science or related field. A Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. A minimum of three years' responsible experience in a professional librarian capacity including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity.
     Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required: An understanding of current library objectives, principles and procedures of professional library administration. Knowledge of automated library system and equipment. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to multitask and complete multiple projects on time and within budget. Have initiative, good judgment, accuracy and flexibility. Proficiency with current computer and web-based technology. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with the general public, town officials and employees. Ability to meet people easily and speak in public.
     Physical Demands: 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 sit for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, bend stoop and kneel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally life and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
     A full job description is available here. Applications must be submitted to Fern Smenyak, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 5106, 100 Pocono Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804; email: fsmenyak@brookfieldct.gov; Fax: 203-775-4068; or submitted online via Brookfield’s Town Website (www.brookfieldct.gov). Applications/Resumes will be received until the position is filled. The Town of Brookfield is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

 12.3.2019   PUBLIC 

Reference Assistant - Bristol Public Library
City of Bristol. Summary: Provides assistance to patrons in the library, via telephone and through e-mail by answering routine reference questions and in the use of reference sources and materials. Instructs the public in the use of library resources including the Internet, online databases, indices, books, periodicals, etc.; and assists patrons in the use of microfilm readers and printers. Assists throughout the library as needed. May plan and conduct library tours and programs. May be assigned a variety of reference duties related to the Bristol History Room.
     Type/Schedule: Full-time position, working 37.50 hours per week. September through June, work Monday through Thursday, and alternate Fridays and Saturdays; for the months of July and August, work Monday through Friday.
     Qualifications: Requires Bachelor of Arts Degree from a four (4) year college with one (1) year of reference experience; or, an Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited school with two (2) years reference experience. Requires strong written and oral communication skills, commitment to customer service, and good inter-personal skills. Expert knowledge of database software; intermediate knowledge of Internet software; and intermediate knowledge of word processing software are required.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & medical/vision/dental/life insurance package. Salary: $20.37/hourly, increase to $22.31/hr.@ 6 months, and to $23.17/hr.@ 1 year.
     SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov. DEADLINE: Friday, December 20, 2019. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

 12.2.2019   SCHOOL 

Library Media Specialist, High School - Fairfield Public Schools
1.0 FTE (.5 Fairfield Warde HS and .5 Fairfield Ludlowe HS). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education as a School Library-Media Specialist (#062). ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrates experience working with high school students in a dynamic library media environment. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Designs effective lessons and supports classroom instruction. RESPONSIBLE TO: Building Administrator. STARTING DATE: January 2, 2020. CREDENTIALS REQUIRED: Please complete an Applitrack online application through the HR page of the Fairfield Public Schools website (www.fairfieldschools.org).

 

 11.26.2019   SPECIAL 

Project Catalogers (Contract) - The Donohue Group, Inc.
[Revised & reposted] The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate full- and part-time contract positions available (20-37.5 hours/week) for a cataloging project at a major public library in the Boston area. The estimated time period is 6 months, with extension contingent on continued funding.
     Duties: Perform copy and original (brief record) cataloging on a variety of materials.
     Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates should 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: $19-23/hour, depending on experience. Benefits available after 30 days of employment for those working 30 or more hours/week.
     Notes: This project includes materials in a variety of languages. Applicants with experience cataloging in languages other than English are encouraged to apply. Project positions are located in both downtown Boston (easily accessible by public transit) and south of Boston.
     Contact: Please email cover letter and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development at dgijobs@dgiinc.com. Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095. Web Site: www.dgiinc.com/careers/project-catalogers/

 

 11.26.2019   PUBLIC 

Youth Services Librarian - Jonathan Trumbull Library, Lebanon

The Jonathan Trumbull Library in Lebanon, CT is looking for a Youth Services Librarian who can handle story hour, run craft activities, and emcee karaoke night; who has their finger on the pulse of what books excite children, has ideas how to involve the community in their library. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a department, run a circulation desk, answer readers' advisory questions, order materials and other duties as assigned. Good communication skills and a can-do attitude are essential.
     This is a full-time, union position, 32 hours per week, $22.46 per hour with full benefits. Some evenings and Saturdays required. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to librarian@lebanonctlibrary.org before December 15.

 

 11.26.2019   PUBLIC 

Financial Services Assistant – UConn Law Library
The University of Connecticut Law School Library seeks applicants for a part-time financial assistant. This position will report to the Head of Technical Services and will be based at the Law School campus in Hartford. The incumbent will provide bookkeeping and accounting services to the library’s Technical Services unit. This part-time position is up to 15 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and departmental needs. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please visit this link.

 

 11.21.2019   ACADEMIC 

Web Services Coordinator - UConn Library
The UConn Library seeks a collaborative and creative individual for the position of Web Services Coordinator. The ideal candidate possesses a strong user-centered focus and broad knowledge of library services and current technologies to keep the site fresh and forward reaching, creating new and innovative ways the UConn Library can create a quality web experience.
     The UConn Library consists of nine different physical locations, including the Health Sciences Library in Farmington, forming the largest public research collection in the state and playing a critical role in the research and teaching mission of the University. The web environment is complex in both variety of user resources and services and in multiple information service platforms, all working seamlessly to serve as the front door to thousands of users each day. As a critical source of information for students, faculty, staff and the community, our web environment aims to be nimble and easy to use for each specific audience need.

     This position reports to the Head of Digital Infrastructure Services and serves a vital role in a wide range of web services, both back-end and user-facing, representing pieces of the full lifecycle of our web environment. Responsibilities include information architecture, programming, design, content review, accessibility, and engaging multiple stakeholders and users for feedback, all requiring creativity and strong problem-solving skills. The Web Services Coordinator contributes to the advancement of the UConn Library through collaboration with colleagues and engagement with Library-wide initiatives. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the successful candidate makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University and exemplifies the UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun.
     Appointment Terms: This is a full-time position based in Storrs, Connecticut. 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 https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, Staff Positions (Reference search #2020265) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 15, 2019. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at https://portal.ct.gov/ethics.

 

 11.20.2019   ACADEMIC 

STEM and Data Education Librarian - Wesleyan University Library
Job Posting Number S00760. Full-Time. The Wesleyan University Library serves as an engaged partner in the academic life of the university and beyond, and a steward for its wide-ranging collections. The dedicated staff of the Wesleyan University Library think expansively and work collaboratively to assess and transform services. Our collective goal is to establish a responsive, creative, and agile organization in service to a 21st-century liberal arts university.
     Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services, the STEM and Data Education Librarian will provide leadership in establishing partnerships and services that facilitate meaningful user engagement. The Librarian will provide education, support, and collection development for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) resources, data discovery, and management of data, including data management planning, data sharing, and long-term data stewardship. The Librarian will support undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as high impact research initiatives in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience & Behavior, Physics, and the IDEAS program (Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Sciences).
     Responsibilities include: Work with STEM departments and programs to align collections, instruction, reference, and research support with the evolving needs of students and faculty. Provide in-person and online library instruction, and offer general reference and research support. Provide support, advisement, and instruction in research data management best practices. Collaborate with library and campus colleagues on initiatives that support the success of Wesleyan students and faculty. Engage with members of the Wesleyan community and beyond to share information and identify opportunities for complementary or interconnected services. Maintain current knowledge of trends and changes in academic public services. Engage with professional organizations to learn and share knowledge. Perform additional duties as assigned.
     Minimum Qualifications: Graduate degree in a STEM discipline and/or library/information science and at least 2 years’ experience working with science or research data or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Demonstrated expertise using resources in STEM, including databases and journals. Knowledge and understanding of the research life cycle, from data creation to organization, accessibility, distribution, and archiving. A demonstrated inquisitiveness and enthusiasm for science education and research. Demonstrated knowledge of effective in-person and online instructional methods. Effective networking, communication, and presentation skills. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-based environment. Demonstrated service orientation and creativity within an academic environment. Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
     Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate preferably in a STEM field. Experience working in an academic library. Experience working in library public services, including general face-to-face and online reference and consultative work. Experience teaching library instruction using information literacy concepts. Demonstrated ability to establish services in partnership with academic and/or administrative departments. Knowledge and understanding of how pedagogical innovations, technology, and scholarly information are impacting library services, collections, and physical spaces. Demonstrated understanding of scholarly communication trends, funder requirements, open access, institutional repositories, and research impact measures. Understanding of pedagogical methods, learning outcomes, and assessment in support of teaching and learning.
     For more information and to apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7108. Application close date: January 10, 2020.

 

 11.19.2019   ACADEMIC 

Access Services Associate (University Library Assistant 2), 2 positions - UConn Library, Storrs
UCP 5. Job ID: 2020307. Location: Storrs Campus. The UConn Library is seeking two Access Services Associates to provide excellent customer service at the Homer Babbidge Library’s Information Desk (iDesk), the primary customer service point on the Plaza Level of the Homer Babbidge Library. The Access Services Associates work collaboratively to create a culture of hospitality for all UConn Library stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, and members of the public. The successful candidates will each provide coverage for either the day or evening iDesk rotation, working in conjunction to both provide a consistent user experience and oversee the work of iDesk student employees. As an active member of the Academic Engagement area’s Access Services unit, both positions function under the general direction of and report to the Head of Access Services and contribute to the advancement of the UConn Library through collaboration with colleagues and a proactive approach to supporting and coordinating user-focused services. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the successful candidate makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University and exemplifies the UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun.
     Day Access Services Associate: Monday through Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. for the Academic Year, Recess/Summer Session, and Winter Session Periods
     Evening Access Services Associate: Sunday through Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. for the Academic Year. Recess/Summer Session hours will be Sunday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Winter Session hours will be Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Monday to Thursday from to 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Please go to https://registrar.uconn.edu/academic-calendar/ to see the University’s Academic Calendar schedule.
     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
     For Both Appointments: Provides superior customer service at the iDesk to all members of the UConn community. Staffs the iDesk independently, ensuring iDesk coverage across gaps in student worker coverage or student worker absence during assigned rotation. Leads, trains, and supervises student employees serving at the UConn Library iDesk. Provides information assistance and referrals as necessary at the iDesk.Provides circulation services for books, media, and technology.Resolves questions and issue related to bills, fines, or overdue items. Co-manages the UConn Library’s room reservation system and technology lending at the iDesk. Creates and maintains content for UConn Library web pages related to Access Services functions, including lending information, hours, calendar, etc. Collaborates and coordinates with Facilities and Security staff in building and security related items, relaying community and specific user needs as appropriate. Participates in unit, area, and library ongoing assessment of access services work-flow and range/quality of service. May participate in chat reference services and/or project based work. Serves as an Ad Hoc Essential/Emergency Support Services Staff for the UConn Library.
     Additional Responsibilities for Day Access Associate: Opens the iDesk during assigned rotation (Monday through Friday) as the academic schedule requires. Coordinates borrowing materials processing and manages shelving operations for the Homer Babbidge Library. Collaborates and coordinates with Interlibrary Services with regard to Interlibrary Services materials and processes.
     Additional Responsibilities for Evening Access Associate: Closes the iDesk during assigned rotation (Sunday through Thursday) as the academic schedule requires. Creatively fosters student engagement with the UConn Library, serving as liaison to the Library Student Advisory Board. Collaborates with colleagues across the Library to develop and staff programming in support of student engagement and success.
     Shared Expectations for Student Supervisors: Hires, schedules, trains, and supervises student employees. Determines work assignments and provides feedback to each student employee. Approves student timecards and resolves time reporting and/or student payroll issues in a timely manner. Manages student employment budget, providing allocation requests and ensuring student payroll expenditures remain within approved budget. Maintains current student employee personnel records. Adheres to the policies and procedures as outlined in the UConn Library Student Employee Handbook and the UConn Student Employment Guide.
     Shared Expectations for All Staff: Participates in planning and actively contributes to Area and Unit priorities, initiatives, and operations through collaboration and cooperation. Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Maintains currency and open communication in ongoing trends and developments related to position responsibilities. Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as set by the UConn Library and the University of Connecticut. Exhibits appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse working environment, inclusive of social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Performs duties parallel to position responsibilities as required.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year related experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Superior customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to customer service. Demonstrated understanding of and ability to provide excellent student supervision. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and deadlines. Strong collaboration, oral and written communication, interpersonal, and creative problem solving skills. Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate records with a strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team-based environment and be flexible in approach to problem solving and recommending, implementing, and supporting solutions. Demonstrated willingness to develop new skills and knowledge.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working in an academic library. Knowledge of library systems, preferably the ExLibris Alma ILS and Springshare. Demonstrated knowledge/proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of products or a similar software application package. Demonstrated ability to instruct and train individuals and groups.
     APPOINTMENT TERMS: This is a full-time position based in Storrs, Connecticut. 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: Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2020307. For full consideration, please submit a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 15, 2019.

 

 11.15.2019   PUBLIC 

Library Director - Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives, Stockbridge, MA

Come to the Berkshires! The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives seeks a dynamic visionary as our next Director!
     Position Opening: Library Director, Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives. Location: Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Hours: Full-time, some evenings and weekends. Salary: Regionally competitive salary with benefits (health/dental insurance, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, 401K retirement plan).
     Nestled in the beautiful Berkshires of western Massachusetts, the Stockbridge area offers history, celebrity, romance and intrigue. We are home to the Norman Rockwell Museum, Tanglewood, Naumkeag, The Berkshire Theatre Group, Chesterwood, Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Red Lion Inn, Austen Riggs Center and our annual Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas. With a year-round population of approximately 1,800 that expands substantially during the summer months, the region offers excellent year-round outdoor recreational activities at your doorstep.
     Reporting to the 13-member Board of Trustees--the Stockbridge Library Association (a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization), the Library Director is responsible for the operations of this historic library that is a vibrant center of our community.
     Responsibilities include the development and implementation of its services and programs, including: assisting the board with long-range planning and policy development, and managing all library resources, including budgets, personnel; coordination with the Central Western Massachusetts Library System (CW/MARS) and related Evergreen software to help promote and improve system service; provide library outreach and serve as liaison with town officials and the community. The director also oversees the maintenance and security of our beautiful newly renovated (in 2016) library building and grounds.
     This is an exciting time for the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives as we are developing enhanced initiatives around excellence in children’s, teen, and adult programming along with special events that are hallmarks of our community-oriented library.
     Qualifications: Masters in Library Science (or degree in progress) from an A.L.A. accredited institution plus a minimum of two to three (2-3) years of progressively responsible public library leadership, administration, and management experience. Because the director hires, mentors and supervises all library personnel, including substitutes and volunteers, at least two (2) years of supervisory experience is required. Preferred candidates should have demonstrated knowledge of emerging trends in public libraries and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a commitment to improving and expanding existing and new library programs through grant writing and fundraising initiatives. Technology requirements include demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Google, OCLC and the ability to learn various software applications including Evergreen, CW/MARS and other computer related applications as needed.
     To apply, please e-mail a cover letter of interest, resume, and three references (including addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) to Jim Daily, Chair, Search Committee, SLA Board of Trustees at: skcommittee@cwmars.org. Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2019. No phone calls please. The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 11.14.2019   PUBLIC 

Assistant Director of Library Services - North Haven Memorial Library
Assists Library Director in the management, supervision, and administration of the North Haven Memorial Library in order to provide maximum services to library patrons in accordance with library and town policy. Reports directly to the Director of Library Services. Schedules and supervises the library staff and substitutes for the Director, in his/her absence. Ability to administer the activities of a public library and supervise the work of others. Ability in oral and written communications. Assists in planning, implementing, and evaluating library services. Good organizational skills including the ability to prioritize. Expertise and proficiency with computers and related hardware, popular library software, internet and digital communications. Leads the Adult Material Selection Committee. Attends professional meetings. Purchases materials and supplies. Compiles periodic statistics. Ensures safe conditions for staff and public. Takes appropriate action in building emergencies. Thorough knowledge of reader interest level, authors, and reference resources. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, and official of other departments and agencies. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a public library. While performing the duties of this job the employee must stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach with hands and arms. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds.
     Requirements: M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA accredited college or university plus 3-5 years progressively responsible library administration including one to two years in a supervisory capacity. The successful candidate is expected to work evenings and Saturdays in rotation. This is a 40hr/week position and part of a collective bargaining unit.
     Job Salary Range: $63,733 - $89,232
     Apply here: http://www.northhaven-ct.gov/government/employment_opportunities.php

 

 11.13.2019   PUBLIC 

Public Programs Manager - Pequot Library, Southport
Reports to: Executive Director. Supervises: Part-time Education Coordinator and high school/college interns. Status: Full time; exempt salaried employee, 40 hours/week, with occasional evenings and weekends. Salary/compensation: $50,000-55,000 range, including health insurance and a competitive benefits package. Pequot Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     Overview: Pequot Library Association (Pequot Library) is searching for a dynamic and enthusiastic nonprofit arts professional to develop a wide variety of interpretive programs for all ages that are inspired by the rotating schedule of visual art and Special Collections exhibitions, Children’s Library initiatives, and innovative public library multidisciplinary learning opportunities.
     Major Responsibilities:
     Adult programs: Manage a robust schedule of programs involving artists, authors, musicians, performers and other vendors in the form of gallery talks, panel discussions, symposia, music concerts, theatrical performances, dance, book discussions/signings, and other related programming. Collaborate with the Library’s longstanding Meet the Author volunteer committee and community partner, Music for Youth as well as other similar community groups. Work closely with colleagues to curate a changing schedule of innovative, high-caliber learning experiences for a diverse audience, including film series, day art /history trips, scholarly presentations, hands-on art-making and writing workshops, inter-generational learning opportunities, life-long learning opportunities for older adults, and other experiential opportunities inspired by the Library’s collections and exhibitions.
     Children/family programs: Working closely with the Children’s Librarian, support the Library’s annual family and community events including the Fourth of July Bike Parade, Holiday Caroling Party, Miss Susan’s Campout, Halloween Pet Parade, and others.
     PreK-12 schools/educators: Working closely with the Children’s Librarian and Education Coordinator, this position develops and implements a robust schedule of preK-12 schools after-school, summer, and break programs throughout the year, including the annual Fairfield Public Schools student art exhibitions and the Books for Teachers program. Manage the Library’s community outreach with school administrators, educators, and peer organizations throughout the area, including developing educator workshops and trainings. Working closely with the Education Coordinator and Special Collections Librarian, train and mentor volunteer docents and contracted educators. Contribute to development of exhibition related support/interpretive resources like gallery guides and educator pre-visit materials. Support Special Collections exhibition development, as needed.
     Management: Develop and manage all speaker/performer contracts. Work closely with Marketing and Communications Manager on writing related press releases and program descriptions and the design of invitations and related collateral. Evaluate public programs and build awareness and participation, being aware of community needs and interests. Draft youth and adult program related grant/fundraising proposals and contribute to the Library’s overall social media presence. Manage the Library’s high school and college student internship program. Manage the Library’s public program registration. Develop and manage the public programs, including school programs, annual project budgets. Assist with identifying funding sources and manage grant applications and reports for all public programs.
     Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education, a Humanities subject, or a related field with at least five years of professional experience working in a public, private, or university library, nonprofit arts and/or culture organization, private/public school, an art museum/historical society, or similar setting. Proven track record of developing innovative public programs for all ages related to a wide variety of humanities fields and current events. Excellent verbal and writing communication skills for a variety of audiences and ages, including the ability to deliver engaging public speeches and presentations. Able to thrive in a faced-paced environment that supports teamwork and collaboration among library staff, volunteers, and high school/college interns. Prior supervision of professional staff and volunteer management.
     About Pequot Library: Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science & the Humanities to our Community. Pequot Library’s mission extends far beyond most traditional public libraries. Housed in a historic building, framed by an expansive front lawn, and located on over three acres in the historic village of Southport in Fairfield, CT, Pequot Library is a small gem to be discovered. For over 125 years, Pequot Library has been a pillar of Fairfield County, providing professional, encouraging library services and diverse programming to our local and regional community. Pequot Library helps children develop a life-long interest in reading and learning through engaging programs and special activities. The library presents concerts, exhibitions, lectures, and a wide range of cultural, educational and community events in both its Auditorium/Concert Hall and The Perkin Gallery. Inspired by its collections and adult programs, the library engages its audiences with the pressing issues of today. The library is committed to integrating its unique important Special Collections into its day-to-day service to a broad and diverse community through exhibitions, multidisciplinary programs, and hands-on learning opportunities. The Library was recently awarded the CT. Treasure award by the CT. Chapter AIA and an Award of Excellence from the CT. League of History Organizations. In fiscal year 2018-2019, the Library welcomed more than 63,000 visitors of all ages for over 500 programs.
     Interested candidates are encouraged to send a confidential letter of interest, c.v./résumé, and three references (in one document) by Friday, January 17, 2020 with the subject heading Public Programs Manager to jobs@pequotlibrary.org. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. The application process involves agreeing to a criminal background check.

 

 11.13.2019   PUBLIC 

Teen Services Manager - Hartford Public Library
Full Time Non-Union. The Teen Services Manager is responsible for the successful development and delivery of services and programs to teens and young adults (13 years to 19 years) throughout the library that support the educational, job and career, social and emotional objectives/needs of the teen population. With considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative, this position develops plans, and implements system-wide services and activities to meet present and anticipated community needs. Designs and executes the strategic initiatives to address needs, coordinate collection development and selection of materials and ensures effective communication with other departments. The incumbent works closely with the System-wide Youth and Family Services Manager to ensure a robust continuum of service to youth from birth to 19 years old.
     REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in Library Science, Education, Counseling, Social Work, Human Development and Family Studies or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. One to three years of supervisory experience including the performance managment of staff required. Minimum of three years of increasingly responsible leadership experience, with an emphasis on teen services and or digital learning. Minimum of three-year experience in working for and with young adults (ages 13 to 19). Must have experience with identifying, preparing and managing federal and/or state grants. Knowledge of educational and Career Pathways. Solid knowledge of trends in print and digital library resources for teens. Experience interfacing with public school personnel and institutions of higher education. Experience using social media technology (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) and a solid working knowledge of interactive programs for services for teens (i.e. digital photography, music production, podcasting, etc.). Solid working knowledge of all MS Office suite. Strong commitment to consistent, excellent customer service to a diverse population. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organizational and priority setting skills.
     PREFERRED: Previous Library Experience Desirable. Second Language Preferred. Experience working in a union environment.
     PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to continuously bend, twist, stoop, reach and pull. Ability to keep composure in everyday, potentially stressful situations. Ability to meet flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Able to walk, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth reception, and ability to adjust focus. Lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 50 lbs.
     Application Instructions: Log onto the Hartford Public Library website for the link to apply online. Interested candidates must complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter and resume. The application can be reached at www.hplct.org/about/job-openings.

 

 11.13.2019   PUBLIC 

Youth Services Librarian - Hartford Public Library
Full Time Non-Union. The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing a variety of library services for youth from birth through age 19. The Youth Services Librarian works closely with the Teen Services and YOUmedia Director, Youth and Family Services Manager and the Director of Central Services to plan and implement strategies for improving delivery of youth services throughout the library system; orders and promotes children's materials (print and media) for the library system; participates in delivery, promotion, and evaluation of youth programs; creates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through our Boundless partnership with Hartford City Schools; works with and provides outreach to youth-serving city agencies, schools, and organizations; and assists in writing and implementing grants.
     Working closely with the Director of Central Services and Teen Services and YOUmedia Director, plan and implement strategies for improving delivery of youth services throughout the library system. Orders and promotes children's materials (print and media) for the library system and provides readers advisory. Participates in the creation, delivery, promotion and evaluation of youth programs. Creates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through out Boundless partnership with Hartford Public Schools.
     Works with and provides outreach to youth-serving city agencies, schools, and organizations; and assists in writing and implementing grants. Participates in community activities and maintains contacts with local officials, organizations and library customers in order to interpret the services and objectives of the library. Develop collaborations with public schools, community agencies, organizations, and institutions that work to create successful youth and families.
     Maintains open communication with all staff. Supervise branch staff in the absence of the branch manager or senior manager. Provides welcoming customer service to all customers. Listens and actively promotes cooperation and trust to meet customer needs. Anticipates customer needs and delivers timely, accurate information/solutions. Ensures safe conditions for staff, public and building operation. Takes appropriate action in building emergencies.
     Utilizes computer application and library equipment, maintains current knowledge of system wide and location specific procedures, processes, policies and operations. Utilizes e-mail and voicemail to maintain open channels of communication.
     Challenges her/himself by taking on and solving critical business problems. Serves as a positive role model. Responds positively to organizational change. Transmits the HPL culture to colleagues and others throughout the organization. Helps others advance. Expects that obstacles will occur and refuses to use them as an excuse for not achieving results. Works independently, meeting reasonable deadlines, and accepting responsibility for his or her actions.
     Clarifies overarching client needs to his/her team. Manages to both internal and external clients. Identifies with the communities the organization serves. Approaches each customer issue/problem as an opportunity to build further customer loyalty. Fosters and maintains strong community relationships.
     Motivates others to translate new ideas and actions into results. Promotes innovation and is open to new ideas. Keeps informed of current trends, improved programs and processes to better meet the needs of the community. Supports and manages change while remaining resilient.
     Knows and effectively communicates the organization's mission, vision and values. Solicits feedback from his/her team. Provides ongoing coaching and feedback to his/her team members. Demonstrates the value of diversity and inclusion. When conflict arises, successfully navigates the conversation to find solutions acceptable to all parties. Shares wins and successes. Defines success in terms of the whole team. Can be relied upon to follow through on commitments and promises.
     Position Requirements: Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. 1 - 3 years of demonstrated public service or customer service experience with the ability to work well with a diverse population.
     Preferred: Experience creating and conducting a variety of lively programs for children, youth and teens and/or serving youth abnd fostering community engagement with children, youth and teens. Knowledge of library best practices and/or experience working in public libraries. Bilingual language skills desirable.
     Abilities: Ability to continuously bend, twist, stoop, reach and pull. Ability to keep composure in everyday, potentially stressful situations. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Able to walk, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 50 lbs. Access to reliable transportation required.

     Application Instructions: Log onto the Hartford Public Library website for the link to apply online. Interested candidates must complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter and resume. The application can be reached at www.hplct.org/about/job-openings.

 

 11.13.2019   PUBLIC 

Part-Time Technology and Administrative Assistant - Wilton Library
Wilton Library seeks a Part-Time Technology and Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of support duties including: Technology: set up audio/visual equipment and presentations for library programs and rentals, along with basic help desk duties and other projects. These may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office, Gmail, printing, and scanning. Administrative: Assist with rentals of library space, including speaking with potential renters, entering rental information into library calendar, preparing invoices, showing space, and staffing rental events. Qualifications: Excellent computer and problem solving skills, including Microsoft Office, Gmail, and calendar software. Demonstrated attention to detail and willingness to work under the direction of the Assistant Director of Technology and Technology personnel; interact well with staff, patrons, volunteers, program presenters, and renters. Ability to work well under pressure and maintain good customer service demeanor in a dynamic environment. Must be able to push a cart weighing about 60 pounds. Part-time hourly position: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 am-2 pm; one Saturday (10 am-5 pm) and one Sunday per month (1-5 pm). Flexibility to cover other hours as needed.
     Email resume, cover letter and completed Application for Employment to employment1@wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 


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