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

  

 

9.17.2018

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Office Administrator - Connecticut Library Consortium, Middletown, CT. Are you a can-do, dynamic and creative team player with a love for problem solving and continuous improvement? Are you looking for a position where you are part of the bigger picture and your skills in organizing and customer service are highly valued? If you answered yes, then this is a great opportunity for you. You will report directly to the Executive Director, and will be responsible for a wide range of office administration, financial support, member support and personnel duties for the Consortium. This is an ideal position for someone seeking work life-balance; our work hours are Monday – Friday, 35 hours a week with a generous vacation and benefits package. To apply, send resume with cover letter to: hr@ctlibrarians.org by October 5, 2018. For further details, visit ctlibrarians.org/OfficeAdmin.


 


Public Libraries

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

 

9.21.2018

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Children's Sunday Library Assistant & Children’s Sunday Library Specialist (2 positions) – The Avon Free Public Library. (Alternate Sundays, December through April, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.). Send Letter of intent, resume and completed job application to Denise Dwyer, Town of Avon Personnel Administrator, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001. Application available at www.avonct.gov. Library Assistant Salary: $20.8160/hourly. Library Specialist Salary: $24.7126/hourly. DEADLINE: 4:30 pm, Thursday, September 27th, 2018.

 

9.20.2018

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Children's Assistant - City of Bristol, Bristol Public Library. Summary: Performs varied para-professional library and clerical duties in the Children’s Department. Assists children, students and adults in using library services and facilities. Plans, prepares, conducts or assists with story hours, class visits and other programming events. Supervises children in regular visits to the library. Performs outreach services. Assists in the preparation of bulletin boards and displays. Periodically may shelve and maintain library materials. Assists with use of computer programs and online public access catalog, and operates equipment. As needed, assists with Circulation Desk functions and throughout the library when assigned.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s and one (1) year experience in children’s library services; OR Associate’s and two (2) years’ experience in children’s library services. Public library experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Computer skills that require expert knowledge of database software, and intermediate knowledge of Internet and word processing software.
     Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment.
     Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August-the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package.
     Salary: $19.30/hourly. (Increases at 6 months to $21.13/hr., and at 1 year to $21.47/hr.)
     REQUIRES COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov. DEADLINE: Friday, October 5, 2018. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

9.20.2018

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Part-time Information Services Assistant - 25 hours/week. The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work closely with the Information Services team to deliver service beyond expectations to our active and vibrant community.
     The information services assistant will be responsible for assisting customers with reference inquiries and reader’s advisory; delivering new and original hands-on programs for adults and teens in our Maker Space and Studio environments; conducting one-on-one and small group computer classes on a variety of subjects; and working on other projects as assigned.
     Qualified applicants must possess exemplary oral and written communication skills, be self-motivated, adept at using and teaching various types of technology, and work well in a team environment.
     A bachelor’s degree and two years of customer service experience are required. A master's degree or coursework towards a master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program preferred. Public library experience preferred.
     This is a part-time 25-hour per week position that includes evening and weekend hours. This position includes paid holiday, sick and vacation time only. This position is not eligible to receive retirement or medical benefits.
     Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Assistant Director/Head of Information Services via email at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org. No phone calls please. Position open until filled. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.

 

9.18.2018

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Library Director - E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison, Connecticut. The Scranton Library Board of Trustees seeks a full-time Library Director to oversee and supervise all operations of the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library located in beautiful Madison, Connecticut. This is an exciting opportunity to provide direction and leadership as the library undergoes a major expansion and renovation project with an anticipated completion date of fall 2020. The library, located in an historic building designed by Henry Bacon in the heart of downtown, boasts a circulation over 130,000 volumes and over 100,000 library visits per year.
     The Scranton Library offers a competitive salary and benefits.

     Job Summary: In keeping with the mission of the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, the Library Director is responsible for developing and supporting all efforts necessary to maintain a free library, responsive to the community’s needs for information, education, and recreation. Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops library policies, monitors library services, develops and manages the budget, collaborates on fundraising efforts, creates public relations materials, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, and stays informed of developments in library management. In addition, the Library Director serves as a member ex officio of the Board of Trustees and attends monthly meetings of the Scranton Library Friends. As the chief representative of the library, the Library Director communicates with and provides information to Madison officials, staff and boards on a regular basis.
     Essential job duties include: Ensure all library services are of the highest quality and adequately meet the needs of the Madison Community. Assist the Board with both long and short range plans to support and promote the mission of the library and address issues as they arise. Compile library statistics and create reports for monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Library’s annual report and the Connecticut State Library. Manage and oversee the evaluation, planning and execution of library programs for children, teens and adults; the selection and maintenance of library materials including books, media, and electronic resources that meet the needs of the community; the purchasing, utilization, and maintenance of technology to deliver, monitor and enhance library services. Prepare the annual budget for Board review and approval in a timely manner. Coordinate, communicate and cooperate with the Board of Finance and Board of Selectmen in preparing the annual budget. Collaborate with the Development Committee to lead fundraising efforts such as writing and administering the Annual Appeal and other planned giving programs. Act as a conduit between the Board, Scranton Library Friends, and staff to ensure smooth implementation of fund-raising activities. Manage internal and external communication of the Library including but not limited to brochures, newsletters, fliers, and newspaper articles. Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the Madison Town Government, Madison Public Schools, the Madison Art Society, and other community organizations. Oversee the hiring, evaluation and when necessary, termination of all staff. Administer employee benefits programs. Provide direction for the maintenance of an attractive, safe, comfortable, and convenient building to serve the public. Provide leadership and direction for major development projects including upcoming construction and renovation of facilities. Participate in state and regional library organizations, as appropriate, to advocate for relevant library issues.
     Requirements: Candidates must have an MLS degree from an accredited school, in addition to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration and staff supervision, including three (3) years in the supervision of a public library major department or as a director of a public library. A combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully meet the requirements of the position may be considered.
     Candidates must possess vision, creativity, motivational and technological skills. Must express a willingness to become involved in the community and understand its needs as well as recognize future library trends and move the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library in those directions. Candidates must have the energy and commitment to meet the challenge of The Board's effort to renovate and transform the library.
     The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to think critically; to draw conclusions or approaches to problems and implement solutions. Must have the ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public.
     Town of Madison: Madison, located on the Connecticut shoreline, is a residential community with Connecticut’s longest sandy beaches. With an unspoiled natural environment and well-run, efficient town government, Madison boasts one of Connecticut’s best performing public school system. Madison is located in southern New England on the I-95 corridor halfway between New York City and Boston. The town’s 18,000 residents enjoy the downtown business district of charming locally run retail establishments. Recreational activities are abundant with the town’s beaches, parks, a town farm and miles of town owned hiking trails. Learn more about Madison at www.madisonedc.com and www.madisonct.com.
     Application: Please submit cover letter, salary requirements, past three years salary and resume to scrantonlibraryhr@scrantonlibrary.org or Director Application, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443. No telephone inquiries. Applications submitted by October 18, 2018 will be considered. E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is an EOE Employer.

 

9.18.2018

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Part time Circulation Assistant - The Warren Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic customer service orientated individual to help staff our circulation desk. Responsibilities include checking materials in and out, issuing membership cards, processing interlibrary loan materials and other duties. Prior library experience is required and and a knowledge of Bibliomation preferred. This is a 13 hour a week position @ $12.36 hourly. Tuesday evenings and Saturdays are a must. Please send resume and cover letter with contact information for three references to Louise Manteuffel, Director, @ Warrenpl@optonline.net by October 15th, 2018.

 

9.17.2018

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Part-Time Library Clerk - Prospect Library is seeking a part-time library clerk to work at its circulation desk for 15 hours per week. Job will require daytime hours and two evenings a week. Also requires rotating Saturday hours from September through June (5.5hrs per Saturday). Position salary is $13.00 per hour with no benefits.
     The successful candidate should be able to meet the public courteously and perform a wide variety of library tasks. In conjunction with circulation duties, clerk will work closely with the Library Director and Assistant Director/Children’s librarian to assist with the preparation of library programming for all ages; successful candidate may be required to create in-house flyers, registration forms, displays and crafts as needed.
     Previous knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is required. Comfort working with social media is a plus. Experience in using Auto-Graphics Verso circulation system and prior work experience in libraries is preferred.
     Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume and references to: – Director, Prospect Public Library, 17 Center St., Prospect, CT 06712 or email them to: libraryprospect@yahoo.com or fax to: 203-758-0080. Position open till filled.

 

9.17.2018

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Library Assistant – The Scotland Public Library seeks a part-time library assistant for 12-15 hours per week afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays. Under the direction of the Library Director, duties include: charge items in and out, answer telephone, assist patrons with library resources, patron registration and inquiries, and other duties as assigned. Excellent customer service and computer skills, a strong interest in children’s programming, and a flexible schedule are essential. High school diploma and 1-2 years library experience required, Bachelor's degree preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to maryg@scotlandpubliclibrary.org or mail to: Scotland Public Library, P.O. Box 286, Scotland, CT 06264. The Town of Scotland, CT is an equal opportunity employer.

 

9.17.2018

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Building Operations Team Members - Wilton Library. Two Positions Available: Position 1, 7:30am - 10:30am Monday-Friday.* Position 2: 5:00pm - 8:30pm Monday-Friday.*
     Wilton Library seeks energetic, reliable and detail-oriented individuals for the positions of Building Operations Team Member to assist with maintenance of the Library facility to provide a clean, orderly environment that is in fully functional condition for its patrons, staff, and volunteers.
     Team members should have a working knowledge of building plans, building cleaning protocols and maintenance work. Able to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagrammatic forms.
     Opens and secures the building in the morning and evening as necessary. Assists with maintenance of inventory of cleaning supplies, materials and equipment. Sets up tables and chairs for meetings, programs, and/or rentals throughout the building. Fully cleans public restrooms, staff restrooms and kitchens daily as well as replenishing supplies. Wash windows and floors; clean tables and chairs, vacuums and dusts in public and non-public spaces. Empties trash and recycling. Assists with snow removal and walkway sanding/salting as needed. Perform limited landscaping duties (e.g., weeding and cleanup). Painting as assigned. Transport book sale donations to book cellar sorting area. Other duties as requested under the direction of the Building Operations Manager.
     Demonstrates skills to use voicemail and computer for email and calendar software. Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.
     Schedule: Part-time hourly position (average of up to 19 hours per week). Candidates must be flexible and able to cover evening and weekend events. *Schedule may include weekends.
     Positions open until filled. Email resume, cover letter and completed WLA Application for Employment to employment2@wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

9.13.2018

 

 

Adult Services Librarian, Part-time – The Fairfield Public Library in Fairfield, CT is seeking highly professional part-time adult services librarians at both the Main Library and the Fairfield Woods Branch Library. Hours vary, but availability for evenings and weekends is necessary. Duties include: working the information desk providing reference services, reader’s advisory, trouble-shooting patron’s device questions, instruction of database and digital resources and library catalog, as well as other related duties. SirsiDynix Symphony experience is preferred, but not required. MLS Salary: $27.59/hr., no benefits. Strong customer service orientation and MLS required; however, MLS candidates nearing graduation will be considered. Send a resume and cover letter to Fairfield Public Library, Philip Bahr - Adult Services Department, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT 06824 or submit via email: pbahr@fplct.org.

 

9.12.2018

 

 

Clerk II (2 positions) - North Haven Memorial Library. $13.69/hr. Two positions available: 1 in adult services, 1 in children’s services. The successful candidate should be able to perform a wide variety of library and clerical tasks. Must have the ability to type accurately; ability to follow oral and written instructions; and ability to meet the public courteously. Computer skills a must. Prior experience in a library a plus. Work schedule will include two evenings a week until 9:00 pm and Saturdays in rotation. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds. Please visit www.northhaven-ct.gov for an application and for information about the application process.

 

9.8.2018

 

 

Part-Time Circulation Assistant - The Woodbridge Town Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individual to help staff our service desks. Responsibilities include introducing patrons to library services, issuing library cards, collecting and resolving fines and fees, checking materials in and out, and processing materials for inter-library delivery.
     High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Prior library experience, especially with the Sierra ILS, is preferred. Working knowledge of personal computers is required. Ability to maneuver heavy book carts and pack books for delivery is essential.
     This positions is 17 to 21 hours per week at $15.95 / hour. Work schedule includes two evenings a week and Saturdays in rotation. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 references to Eric Werthmann, Director, at ewerthmann@woodbridgect.org by September 23, 2018.

 

9.6.2018

 

 

Librarian III - Full Time (40 hrs. per week). The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT presents a great opportunity for a full-time Branch Manager to work at our new Lower East Side Branch Library upon its completion and to be a member of the BPL’s system-wide leadership team.
     This position will provide library services and programming to a very diverse community with a large Spanish speaking population. The Successful candidate must be energetic, creative and team-oriented. Good oral and written communication skills are essential. Duties include, but are not limited to: collection and staff development; staff supervision and scheduling; creating library programs; instructing library patrons in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills; establishing contact and relationships with neighborhood organizations, institutions and schools; conducting regular community needs assessments to create tailored services and programs for the Branch. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. Fluency in Spanish is required.
     EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required. * Three or more years of professional supervisory 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: $79,584.
     To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: jsoltis@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org by 5:00 pm Friday, September 28, 2018. The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

 

9.6.2018

 

 

Part-Time Library Assistant - The Salem Free Public Library in Salem, CT is seeking a part-time library assistant. Schedule will include at least one evening per week and at least one Saturday per month, plus other hours as needed. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting patrons at the circulation desk with incoming and outgoing materials, answering general library-related questions in person or over the phone, assisting patrons with the utilization of library materials, services, and equipment, requesting items through interlibrary loan, assisting with the processing of new materials, registering patrons for library cards, shelving and shelf-reading library materials, some collection development duties especially in the area of children’s and teen materials, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school graduate, strong computer knowledge, as well as excellent customer service and communication skills. Library or children’s services work experience preferred. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and a completed Town of Salem Employment application found at: http://www.salemct.gov/pages/SalemCT_Employment/ to: Vicky Coffin, Library Director, Salem Free Public Library, vicky.coffin@salemct.gov. Deadline for submission: September 21, 2018. Compensation is based on education and experience. The Town of Salem is an equal opportunity employer.

 

9.5.2018

 

 

Children's Program Coordinator - City of Danbury. The Danbury Library is currently seeking a Children’s Program Coordinator. The Children’s Program Coordinator is responsible for creating, budgeting, scheduling, promoting, and evaluating Junior Library programs. They work closely with members of other departments to develop and execute children’s programming and outreach that promotes library services and supports the library’s mission.
     Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on childhood education or children’s literature or related field. A minimum of two years’ experience working with small children. Experience research, planning, and conducting children’s programming.
     Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Requires general knowledge of children’s literature and authors; knowledge of child development. Requires ability to develop contacts with local performers and presenters; Engage community partners, customers and staff in the promotion of library programs. Work a flexible schedule that includes day, night and weekend hours. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy; Ability to deal with professionals, public, volunteers and children; Ability to work independently, planning, organizing and coordinating tasks. Proficient interpersonal and customer service skills; proficient oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills. Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with a diverse community of customers and library staff.
     Application Submission: Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. Qualified applicants must submit a completed original application with three copies and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. EEO/M/F/D/V. For the full listing, including *fee waiver information, visit the City of Danbury Employment Page: https://www.danbury-ct.gov/employment/.

 

9.5.2018

 

 

Youth Services Librarian - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who 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. Bilingual abilities desirable. MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution required. Currently pursuing a MLS/MLIS or willing to earn within 2 years will be considered. Experience in working for and with young adults (ages 12 to 18) required. Two or more years of professional experience in a library setting, with supervisory or administrative experience preferred. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Open until filled. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

9.5.2018

 

 

Teen Services Librarian (Full-time) – Hartford Public Library seeks a person who will provide library service and programming for and with young adults and those who work with young adults. Constant contact and collaboration with young adults (typically ages 12-18) including those with diverse backgrounds and abilities. The Teen Librarian will independently be responsible in decision making of the library-based services and tasks, including collection development, and will guide youth as they explore digital media and library resources. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution required. Currently pursuing a MLS/MLIS or willing to earn within 2 years will be considered. Experience in working for and with young adults (ages 12 to 18) required. Two or more years of professional experience in a library setting, with supervisory or administrative experience preferred. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Open until filled. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

9.5.2018

 

 

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

 

8.31.2018

 

 

Director - Lynnfield Public Library, Lynnfield, Massachusetts.
     POSITION OVERVIEW: The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking a dynamic and innovative Library Director who will lead the library in its rapidly changing role as Lynnfield’s central community and cultural center. The successful candidate will spearhead the delivery of traditional and emerging library services that meet the needs of all Lynnfield’s population segments.
     The Library Director will manage daily operations, patron services, building management and programs. The Director will plan, organize, and oversee all aspects of municipal services in conformity with the policies established by the Board of Trustees, the by-laws of the NOBLE (North of Boston Library Exchange) consortium, the regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the by-laws of the Town of Lynnfield and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
     This position reports directly to the Board of Trustees and will fulfill the following job requirements:
     New Library Construction Project: Execute the vision outlined in the approved state construction grant application and the services and programs it will provide to the community. Expand community awareness and support for the building project and work with MBLC for support of Provisional Grant. Direct the construction process to the town funding stage and advocate for the library in the community. Provide leadership and guidance to the Library Building Committee.
     Community Outreach & Public Engagement: Lead the Library in fostering community and support local culture in engaging ways that respond to the needs of all patrons. Conduct presentations to various public and private organizations in the community. Initiate and develop programming tailored to local interests and trends. Market Library programs, collections, and services through social media and print outlets.
     Library Operations: Manage Library functions such as collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, and reference services. Supervise recruitment, hiring, management, professional development, discipline, and, if necessary, dismissal of personnel. Oversee maintenance of library building and grounds, making recommendations to the Board of Trustees and Department of Public Works for updates and repairs as needed. Research and manage integral building technology including: computer network services, Internet connectivity, interoperability of external networks and mobile technology. Prepare, write, and manage grants and grant proposals.
     Fiscal Management: Develop, manage, report and defend the annual operating and capital budgets in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and appropriate Town personnel. Work closely with the Friends of the Lynnfield Library to identify priorities for the supplemental library funds that organization provides.
     QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Five (5) or more years of management experience. Thorough knowledge of Library administration, strategic planning, finance, technology, personnel administration, facility management, public relations and fundraising. Excellent communication and public speaking skills with the ability to collaborate with all segments of the community. Effective interpersonal skills and experience working with a unionized workforce. Demonstrated leadership skills and a strong desire to lead a local Library to its next stage of development and transformation. A customer oriented approach in serving patrons of all ages.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful results in building expansion/renovation and new construction, major projects, fundraising programs, grant writing, and community projects are highly desirable. Knowledge and experience with strategic long-range planning and all of its processes.
     COMPENSATION: $80,000-$90,000 - with municipal benefits.
     All interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to lfdsearchcommittee@gmail.com for consideration. The Town of Lynnfield is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer.

 

8.31.2018

 

 

Librarian III - Town of West Hartford. Application Deadline: Monday, September 24, 2018. Salary Range: $82,810 - $104,388.
     JOB PURPOSE: This is professional level administrative library work which involves directing the operations of branch libraries or a division at the Noah Webster library. A Librarian III is responsible for duties requiring the application of professional techniques and procedures in the administration of branch libraries or a division of the Noah Webster Library. A Librarian III has considerable latitude in the application of professional practices to the field of specialization. Supervision is received from the Library Director or another superior, through the review and coordination of goals and objectives and through discussions and/or meetings. Librarian III supervises subordinate personnel of various levels. Note: This position is responsible for managing Adult and Teen Services, including collections, reference and circulation.
     WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a business office setting subject to some interruptions and background noise. Work is performed with independence and initiative. Performs varied and responsible functions requiring judgment to ensure compliance with applicable departmental and town policies, procedures and methods. Manages and coordinates multiple priorities adhering to established time frames. Must be mobile, able to push/pull light objects, occasionally lift objects up to 30 pounds. Must be able to perform such tasks as writing, filing, typing, using a calculator, and skills which require hand-eye coordination such as a computer. Must be able to sit for prolonged periods. Has frequent contact with employees, other town departments, vendors, community representatives, and the general public. Must be able to concentrate on fine details with occasional interruption, attend to tasks/functions for more than forty-five to sixty (45-60) minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time, and understand the theories behind several related concepts. Must be able to communicate in English and be understood clearly; hearing requirements include the ability to effectively interact with customers in person or by telephone. May be exposed to dust, fluctuations in inside temperatures and electro-magnetic radiation as in computer screens. Work may occasionally be required beyond normal working hours.
     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Directs and participates in the operation of full service branch libraries; selects books and other materials; supervises all procedures and suggests revisions in consultation with the division heads at Noah Webster library; develops and carries out special programs; coordinates maintenance of building and grounds. Supervises and participates in the operation of a library division; directs the daily operation of a division and coordinates activities with other division heads; coordinates procedures with other divisions and suggests revisions as necessary. Establishes performance standards, reviews and evaluates work performance of subordinate personnel and recommends merit increases as appropriate. Assures organizational and individual goals are achieved. Interprets Personnel Rules, policies and procedures and enforces regulations and applicable contract agreements including the adjustment of grievances. Participates in staff selection; trains staff, sets goals and evaluates performance, in order to recommend merit increments. Plans, assigns and supervises work of division assistants. Attends professional meetings and may make presentations on behalf of the library. Prepares reports and assists in the preparation of budget estimates for the division. May select books and other materials. May develop, write, and administer grants for the division, or work collaboratively with other divisions, Town departments or outside agencies to develop grant opportunities. Provides reference services for library users; may teach classes such as computer training, and assists patrons in selection of materials. Keeps informed of developments in specialized field. Performs related work as required.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Extensive knowledge of professional library principles, methods, materials and practices. Extensive knowledge of reader interest levels and of books, authors, and related materials. Significant knowledge of the library materials and tools available for specialized library work to which assigned. Significant experience with information technology including personal computers, the world wide web, social media, and ebooks. Ability to analyze professional and administrative problems, and to make recommendations for their solution. Ability to establish and maintain favorable public relations and effective working relationships with other employees. Ability to plan and direct a major library service.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a master’s degree in Library Science and at least four years of experience in professional library work including the supervision of personnel, or any equivalent combination of experience and education.
     METHOD OF SELECTION: Oral Board Examination. Weight: 100%. Passing score: 70. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70 on the oral examination in order to have their name placed on the Eligible List for this position. An individual appointed to the position must satisfactorily complete a one (1) year probationary period.
     APPLICATIONS: The Town reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates invited to any portion of the selection process. The Application for Employment may be accessed from the Town of West Hartford website at www.Westhartfordct.gov under “Jobs”. Your resume and a letter of interest may be linked on to the application. All application materials must be received no later than 4:30pm on Monday, September 24, 2018. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F.

 

8.31.2018

 

 

Adult Services Librarian (Part-time) – Simsbury Public Library seeks a creative and forward thinking part-time Adult Services Librarian to provide excellent customer service to the community, support our Innovators’ Workshop and promote the Library, its programs and services. 4-16 hours/week. Must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends. Candidates should be enthusiastic, tech savvy, self-motivated, curious learners who are able to multi-task and have a sense of humor. Experience with 3D printing, programming and promotion also preferred. MLIS or equivalent degree required. Salary: $28.16/hour. Apply online at www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs. Applications close Sunday, September 23, 2018.

 

8.31.2018

 

 

Part Time Library Assistant - The Saxton B. Little Library is seeking to fill a part time Library Assistant position. Duties include but are not limited to: check in and check out, answering incoming calls, assisting patrons with locating items as well as computer / copier / fax / printing, materials shelving, assisting with children’s and adult programming set up and clean up, assisting staff with projects. Computer skills needed. Starting salary: $12/hr, 17 hours a week. Hours: every Saturday 10 am – 5 pm (Sept-July), Tue 10 am-4 pm, Wed and Thurs 10 am-12 pm. The Library closes on Saturdays in July and August, alternate hours can be arranged during Summer. Additional hours are possible on occasion. If interested please submit a Saxton B. Little Library application OR resume and brief cover letter to: Su Epstein via the Library or sepstein@columbiactlibrary.org. Position open until filled. EOE.

 

8.30.2018

 

 

Part-Time Library Staff: Reference Desk - East Hartford Public Library seeks customer service-oriented individuals for part-time employment in the reference department (6 – 10 hours/week). Responsibilities include reference service, and/or programming for adults and children. Strong computer skills are required. Public library experience preferred. Availability must include evenings and Saturdays. Hourly rate is $21/hour. Qualifications: Four year degree required, MLS preferred. MLS students encouraged to apply. Please complete and return an employment application by 4:30 p.m. September 21, 2018 to: Town of East Hartford, Human Resources Department, 740 Main St., East Hartford, CT 06108. The Town of East Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

8.28.2018

 

 

Library Bookkeeper - Howard Whittemore Library, Naugatuck. 12-15 hours per week; employee will select regular hours within the library's operating hours. Proficient in MS Word and Excel; experience using Quickbooks. Accuracy with numbers, excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong organizational skills required. Job includes accounts payable; budgeting; reports; account reconciliation; payroll and benefit recording and attendance at Board and Town meetings as needed.
     Minimum of B.A. including accounting courses and two years’ related experience required. $20.00/hour. Apply by September 30, 2018 to Jessica Jahnke, Library Director, Howard Whittemore Library, 243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

    

8.27.2018

 

 

 

Library Assistant - The Janet Carlson Calvert Library in Franklin, CT has a welcoming and pleasing atmosphere. We are looking for a person to become a vital member of our team. The part-time, 12 hour position, has rotating Saturday, morning and evening hours. The Assistant will be expected to perform all duties that may occur in a small public library. These duties include but are not limited to plan, prepare and execute library programs such as story time and crafts, complete processing of library materials including cataloging and stack maintenance, maintain library computers, perform ILL, handle the circulation desk, and answer reference questions. Custodial duties required when needed. Liaison to various community outreach programs. Experience with an ILS, preferably Evergreen. Working knowledge of current technology, software, social media and WordPress a plus. Available for extended hours as needed, attend meetings when Director not available and interested to stay current with the library field. Shelving proficiency test required. Must be able to lift and push up to 50lbs. Pay is $11.81 per hour. No benefits. Background check required. Complete job requirements available at the library. Send resumes to the Janet Carlson Calvert Library, 5 Tyler Dr. Franklin, CT 06254. Closing Date Sept. 9, 2018. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

   

8.27.2018

 

 

Library Assistant (24 hours per week) - Cora J. Belden Library. The Town of Rocky Hill’s Cora J. Belden Library is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a 24-hour opening as a Library Assistant. The Library is looking for individuals who have exceptional customer service skills and stellar interpersonal communication. Ideal applicants must possess the following qualifications: Flexibility, adaptability, and an ability to quickly adopt improvements in technology; Ability to work a minimum of 1 evening/week and 1 Saturday/month. Individual will assist with creating and presenting innovative programs for young children that will spark literacy, a desire to learn new things, and a love of reading. Experience in a library and/or in a young children’s educational setting is required.
     This position is part of the AFSCME Local 1303-112 Union contract. Hourly rate is $25.8874 (annual salary for 24 hour position: $32,307.43). Hours will be in accordance with the Union contract which can be viewed online at:  http://www.rockyhillct.gov/departments/human_resources/index.php 
Interested applicants must submit each of the following: (1) A resume; (2) A letter of interest; and (3) A completed Town of Rocky Hill application. Please submit all application materials to Human Resources (hrdept@rockyhillct.gov) via electronic mail. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please be advised finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive background, financial, and/or criminal investigation.  The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA Employer and complies with the ADA. 

 

8.24.2018

 

 

Library Director - Rockville Public Library, Town of Vernon. Non-Union. Wage Classification: E-5 - $75,305.80 - $95,834.82. Open until filled.
     General Statement of Duties: A highly responsible position involving planning, organizing, directing and implementing comprehensive library services for the Town of Vernon. In addition to being creative and innovative, the employee must have knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field.
     Supervision Received: Receives general direction from the Mayor and Town Administrator.
     Supervision Exercised: Provides direct supervision to all Library staff. Oversees and provides training and development for staff members, interns and volunteers. Evaluates and recommends personnel actions for all staff members.
     Essential Job Functions: Develops, coordinates and oversees the administration of the Rockville Public Library programs and evaluates effectiveness of same. Oversees public relations and increases community awareness by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with Town departments, public and private schools, community organizations, referral agencies, grant resources, local officials and the media. Continually innovates to meet the evolving needs of the community, developing strategic short-term and long-range plans to meet these needs. Prepares applications for Federal, state and non-profit organization grants and manages and evaluates approved grants. Develops and implements department policies and operating procedures. Manages all collection development activities. Develops and trains staff, assigns tasks, monitors performance, and evaluates. Ensures all Town policies and procedures are followed. Assists the general public by providing information and resolving complaints. Administers all funding; develops and maintains an annual operating budget. Oversees overdue collection fines. Oversees building maintenance. Prepares narrative and statistical reports of some complexity for the Mayor, Town Administrator and appropriate Town agencies. Regular and punctual attendance.
      Other Job Functions Duties: Coordinates activities of department with other town departments and external agencies. Refers clients to programs offered by other agencies. Meets with interest groups to communicate services available to residents. Participates in professional library organizations to maintain awareness of development in the field. Initiates creative and alternative methods of income and fundraising other than Town General funds. May represent the Rockville Public Library at the State. Represents the library at the library consortium. May provide direct library services at all public service desks as necessary. May be called in to work at, or assist the Town’s Emergency Operation Center (EOC). Performs related work as required.
     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 of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and perform repetitive tasks with hands, wrists and arms. May be occasionally required to walk, kneel, use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects or controls and reach with hands and arms; may be required to perform repetitive motions. May occasionally be required to lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
     Work Environment: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption, attend to task for 45-60 minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time and understand the theories behind several related concepts. May be exposed to dust, fluctuations in inside temperature & electro-magnetic radiation as a computer screen. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately loud.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: High level of professionalism and creativity. Thorough knowledge of library systems, and state and federal laws or regulations pertaining to same. Thorough knowledge of, and ability to obtain and manage grants, and develop and maintain department operating budget. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to recruit, lead, supervise, train and evaluate staff; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public. Ability to assess needs, initiate, organize and execute public programs in a library setting applicable to the population; ability to acquire working knowledge of community resources. Ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner; ability to maintain statistical records. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. A Police background check will be required.
     Experience & Training: Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS), with at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in library administration, of which at least three (3) years must be responsible supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
     License of Certificate: Valid Driver’s License.

     Apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/vernonct/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=356
     This job description is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position. EOE/AA/M/F.

 

8.24.2018

 

 

Library Assistant Director - Rockville Public Library, Town of Vernon. Non-Union. Wage Classification: E-4 - $66,669.94 - $76,524.79. Open until filled.
     General Statement of Duties: A very responsible technical position assisting the Director in all major divisions of library operations for the Town of Vernon. The employee must have knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field.
     Supervision Received: Works under the general direction of the Library Director.
     Supervision Exercised: Performs managerial duties including training staff, resolving customer disputes, and directing library operations in absence of the Library Director.
     Essential Job Functions: Assists in planning and directing the goals, objectives and operations of the Town’s library. Supervises and facilitates access to library collection and resources through a variety of formats. Provides direct library services at all public service desks as schedule requires, mainly with a regular schedule at the Reference Desk. Assists the Library Director with collection development. Coordinates library program outreach and media posts in conjunction and collaboration with the Library Director. Assists in the preparation of applications for Federal, state and non-profit organization grants. Ensures all Town and library policies and procedures are followed. Assists in the development of new and innovative programs designed to create interest and enjoyment for the community and implements same. Participates in screening of applicants for new vacancies; assists in evaluating employees; recommends disciplinary actions as may be required. Manages the library’s use of the Integrated Library System (ILS) provided through Bibliomation. Supervises the use of meeting rooms for library-sponsored programs, and oversees exhibits and displays. Organizes book sales. Compiles information and prepares statistical reports. Regular and punctual attendance.
     Other Job Functions Duties: Initiates creative and alternative methods of income and fundraising other than Town General funds. Assists in the coordination of department activities with other town departments and external agencies. Refers clients to programs offered by other agencies. May be called in to work at, or assist the Town’s Emergency Operation Center (EOC). Performs related work as required.
     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 of this job. While (performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and perform repetitive tasks with hands, wrists and arms. May be occasionally required to walk, kneel, use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects or controls and reach with hands and arms; may be required to perform repetitive motions. May occasionally be required to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
     Work Environment: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption, attend to task for 45-60 minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time and understand the theories behind several related concepts. May be exposed to dust, fluctuations in inside temperature & electro-magnetic radiation as a computer screen. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately loud.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; thorough knowledge of reader interest levels, books, authors and reference resources; thorough knowledge of advanced library research techniques and reference materials; knowledge of current trends in library technologies and services; experience with social media marketing strategies and tools; knowledge in principles and practices of supervision. High level of professionalism and creativity. Strong public service focus, excellent customer services skills and demonstrated connection with the community. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to recruit, supervise, train and evaluate staff; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public. Ability to work independently. Ability to assess needs, initiate, organize and execute public programs in a library setting applicable to the population; ability to acquire working knowledge of community resources. Ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner; ability to maintain statistical records. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. Ability to work evenings and weekends. A Police background check will be required.
     Experience & Training: Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS), with at least three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in library administration, of which at least one (1) year of supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
     License of Certificate: Valid Driver’s License.

    Apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/vernonct/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=355

     This job description is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position. EOE/AA/M/F.

 

8.24.2018

 

 

Administrative Assistant - Rockville Public Library, Town of Vernon. Non-Union. Wage Classification: N-5 $20.30 - $22.51. Open until filled.
     Position Definition: Provides a variety of responsible, accurate and efficient administrative support to the Library Director and other library staff, such as budget preparation, collecting and controlling revenues, and preparing confidential reports.
     Supervision Received: Works under the direction of the Library Director or his/her designee.
     Supervision Exercised: May supervise temporary administrative staff occasionally.
     Essential Job Functions: Tracks various library initiatives and assists in project management process; maintains attendance records for department; serves as primary contact for library vendors; assists in preparation of department operating budget and maintenance of same; records all funds received by library and processes deposits; tracks grant funds and balances; assists at the Circulation Desk; maintains up-to-date knowledge of MS Office and provides assistance to other employees; maintains departmental requisitions, invoices, purchase orders and shipping slips for library purchases; answers telephones and transfers to appropriate staff member; meet and greet clients and visitors, performs general clerical duties to include, but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing, setup and coordination of meetings and conferences, building maintenance requests; regular & punctual attendance.
     Other Job Functions: Prepares and processes payroll for library staff. Prepares, organizes and maintains files. Performs related work as required.
     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 an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various other office equipment. The employee must often lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
     Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time. Must be able to perform tasks requiring independent knowledge in addition to procedures or instructions provided.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
     ]MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Proficient knowledge of MS Office, PC's and other office equipment; basic knowledge of accounting terminology and ability to accurately and proficiently maintain records, inventory and billing systems; ability to understand the internal organization and responsibilities of the library; knowledge of library organization and procedures; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, and employees; ability to prepare concise written reports; critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. Ability to discriminate between publicly available and confidential information. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. A Police and financial background check will be required.
     Experience & Training: Associates Degree in business or computer-related field and two (2) years of experience in office administration, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
      Apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/vernonct/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=354
     This job description is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position. EOE/AA/M/F.

 

8.20.2018

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Boundless Librarian (Full-time Grant Funded) - Hartford Public Library is looking for an exceptional person to join our team of transformational leaders as the Boundless Librarian to lead a new collaborative project. Hartford Public Library (HPL) and Hartford Public Schools (HPS) launched Boundless in 2015 and have been strengthening the partnership ever since. We are ready to launch the Boundless Library at Rawson School in August 2018. The Boundless Library will serve students, teachers, parents and family of students, as well as offer community access to collections, services and programs – developing a robust, supportive and multi-faceted community school environment. The Boundless Librarian will be a critical instructional partner in the academic success and achievement of students, and a trusted resource for parents and the entire school community. Boundless Librarian will work closely with HPS and HPL leadership teams to develop a plan and vision for the transformation of the Rawson Library into the vibrant academic hub and the center of a rich learning culture within the school community.
     Education Required: Master’s Degree in Education and/or Information and Library Services
     Certification/License: CT State Certification School Library Media Specialist (062)

     Equipment Experience: Use of library-issued digital tools and technology.

     View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Open until filled. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

 

 


Academic Libraries

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

 

9.20.2018

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College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections - Connecticut College.

     Applications accepted through: 10/14/2018.

     Pay Type: Exempt (salaried).

     Department: Information Services.

     Reports to: Director of Special Collections.

     Appointment Type: Continuing Full-Time.

     Hours Per Week: 37.5.

     Work Schedule: 52 weeks per year.

     Benefits Eligible: Full Benefits.

     Qualifies for relocation reimbursement: Yes.
     Job Summary: Connecticut College is conducting a national search for the College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections position. This position will manage the College Archives and records management program, recommend policies, plan and implement procedures, provide reference and instruction services for the College Archives and Special Collections serve as the Archives’ principal contact with administrative and academic offices
     General Duties & Responsibilities: The College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections will collaborate with the Director of the Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives in planning departmental activities, creating and managing digital projects and developing grant proposals for the Lear Center; manage the Lear Center and provide service in Special Collections in the Director’s absence; set archival processing goals for Lear Special Collections Librarian with responsibility for supervision in fulfilling those goals. They will work with College offices to identify, evaluate and preserve important legal and administrative documents, materials and information relevant to the history of the college and collect, arrange, describe, and index material. They will also promote and facilitate efficient record keeping practices; survey records and create and update retention schedules in conjunction with College officials; maintain records according to Society of American Archivists guidelines, federal and state legislation, and agreements with individual departments; provide security for confidential, restricted or legal documents; in conjunction with legal counsel and other officers of the College, create review and update access policies and guidelines for using the College Archives. They will assist College community and outside researchers to access archival resources; assist with physical and digital exhibits, events and programs; perform research for other offices as necessary. They will provide instruction and assistance to classes and promote integration of special collections and archival material into the curriculum. The College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections will also assist in content development for and design of the Lear Center’s web site and social media efforts; participate in the planning and execution of digital scholarship projects for the Lear Center and collaborate with the Digital Scholarship and Curriculum Center on College digital scholarship initiatives; provide guidance to patrons in the handling and use of original and legally sensitive materials and assist in the supervision, training, and setting of goals for student workers, volunteers, and interns. They will also be required to maintain current professional and technical knowledge through training and participation in professional organizations and publications and serve on IS, College and CTW committees, task forces and activity groups. Other duties as assigned or as necessary.
     Qualifications: The College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections must have an American Library Association accredited masters degree in library or information studies and at least 3 years of applicable archival experience including records management; excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build and sustain key relationships with alumni, outside researchers, faculty, students, staff, community and professional colleagues. The ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and excellent knowledge of archival theory and methodology and records management practice is also required. The College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections must also have excellent interpersonal skills, excellent organization skills and ability to set priorities and keep to deadlines and must be detail oriented, well-organized, and able to work under pressure. Computer skills, including the use of integrated library systems, archival management systems, information databases, standard productivity software and archival digitizing equipment and techniques, EAD, and web editing software are also required. Some travel required.
     Required Documents: 3 Professional Reference Letters, Cover Letter, Description of a class session you have led, Resume.
     To Apply: Apply online at https://conncoll.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=50624. Applications accepted through October 14, 2018.
     Applicant Credentialing: Thorough applicant credentialing will be conducted, including criminal records check, with the selected applicant.
     As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE

 

9.11.2018

 

 

Reference & Instruction Librarian - Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. Full time.
     Job Description: The Reference and Instruction Librarian plays a key role in the library instruction program in collaboration with the Instruction Coordinator and teaching librarians; acts as the Library’s liaison to one or more academic units; creates and maintains web-based and print instructional resources, and provides reference service.
     Requirements: 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. Recent experience or course work in information literacy instruction and reference services. Evidence of potential in teaching. Demonstrated competence in using current technologies and multimedia tools in the creative design and delivery of instruction. Interest in marketing, outreach, and promotion of library services. Must be well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Must be results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
     For more information and to apply, visit https://www.fairfield.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. Please be sure to submit a cover letter and 3 references along with your resume. All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
     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.

 

9.10.2018

 

 

Educational Assistant (Part-Time Serials Librarian) - Donald R. Welter Library, Three Rivers Community College. 17 Hours Per Week. Anticipated Starting Date: November 2018.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. One year of experience is preferred. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, the Serials Librarian manages the Library’s serials collections, including ordering, receiving, maintaining, claiming and storing of current serials. Responsible for the maintenance of the library’s serial collections. Responsible for ongoing serials stacks maintenance and inventory. Organize current serials and provide timely access to bibliographic records for new titles, title changes, special issues, supplements, and withdrawal of discontinued titles. Perform original and copy cataloging for serials as needed. Periodically conduct a thorough review of serials in all formats. Maintain the library’s serial holdings in both the Alma and OCLC online cataloging systems. Participate in reference and library instruction as assigned. Participate in: general departmental responsibilities and library, consortium, and college-wide committees as appropriate; local, regional, and national professional activities as appropriate. Other responsibilities as assigned.
     MINIMUM SALARY: $28.88 per hour.
     APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of intent, resume, names and addresses of three references and college transcripts to: Mildred Hodge, Director of Library Services, Three Rivers Community College, Donald R. Welter Library, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360-2497.
     APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
     Three Rivers Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

9.6.2018

 

 

Systems Librarian - Gateway Community College. CCP-18, 12-month, tenure track position. ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: Spring 2019.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science or appropriately related discipline together with one to four years of experience in computer system, network and software design, development and implementation in a library environment; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties. Incumbents are required to have: Demonstrated advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software, local and wide area networking, software applications development, and equipment installation and maintenance; Advanced knowledge of application of computer hardware and software systems to library and academic information uses and installations; Experience in installing, operating, trouble shooting and adapting computer and network equipment and software; Knowledge of library services; Ability to interact favorably with faculty, administrators, staff, students and public.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
     DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in an academic library; proficiency in using relational database management tools (e.g. ODBC, MS Access and SQL); knowledge of and experience with emerging technologies (e.g., mobile applications); next generation library information systems and discovery layer service; using text- based protocols (e.g., SFTP and SSH); working knowledge of HTML and XML; Experience servicing library hardware. Ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community, including the demonstrated ability to respond to and work with diverse and varied student populations.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) or more years of academic library experience; experience with ExLibris Alma configuration and administration, including Alma Administration certification; experience with ExLibris Primo Back Office; experience performing systems administration in a consortial library environment; experience with cross-platform integration in a library services environment; effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills; ability to work collaboratively with others; experience providing assistance to patrons in the use of library resources, both one-on-one and in a classroom environment; ability to train and supervise student workers.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Director of Library Services, the Systems Librarian is accountable for contributing to the effective and efficient delivery of information technology services to the academic, student and administrative communities of the College through effective performance in these essential functional areas: Effective computer systems support to the College’s library; Design, installation and maintenance of web pages and distance learning students; Direct assistance to library staff and patrons.
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the Systems Librarian is required to carry out the essential duties of: attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; service on assigned committees and task forces; attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. All of these may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.
     STARTING SALARY: $63,093 approximate annual, plus excellent State supported fringe benefits.
     TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, BOR Application and three (3) letters of professional reference to: Gateway Community College Human Resources Office, 20 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510. Electronically submitted packets preferred to Msirois@gwcc.commnet.edu. Please reference the job title in the subject line when submitted electronically.
     APPLICATION DEADLINE: The committee may begin review of applications as early as September 12, 2018. Applications must be submitted before the close of business (5:00pm) on Friday, October 5, 2018. Interviewing will commence at scheduled times beginning no earlier than Monday, October 8, 2018. All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.
     *Incomplete or late application packages may be discarded. Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to field phone inquiries and confirm receipt of applications. You will receive a written confirmation letter within a week of your submission. A BOR application can be found on our website at Application. Visit GCC’s website at www.gatewayct.edu.
     GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F.

 

8.7.2018

 

 

Director of Library and Learning Commons Services - Middlesex Community College. CCP 20. Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure Track. Projected Start Date – January 2019. Hours: 35 hours per week. Salary: $74,544 - $79,538. Closing Date: September 30, 2018.
     Middlesex Community College seeks its next Director of Library and Learning Commons Services. The Learning Commons at Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT and its satellite location at Platt High School in Meriden CT is a collaborative resource hub for academic inquiry, instruction, and learning. With advanced technologies and state of the art facilities, the Learning Commons provides opportunities for innovation in instruction, group work, tutoring, distance learning and the exploration of emerging technologies. Interested candidates should expect to be a working supervisor and share service responsibilities with the learning Commons team.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Director of Library and Learning Commons Services demonstrates an understanding of the evolving role of the learning commons model in a community college setting. This position reports to the Interim Campus Chief Executive Officer and manages the operations of the learning commons which includes the library, academic success center and distance learning. The Director will develop long range and strategic plans for services, facilities and technological resources which meet the strategic learning goals of the College. The director is responsible for directing and integrating several key academic support functions including library services, distance learning, and tutoring; and responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and assessing the resources and services of the Library and Learning Commons. Key areas of accountability include effective delivery of library services and oversight of operation of Distance Learning and Academic Success Center. The Director must demonstrate significant experience supervising librarians and supporting staff with a well-rounded knowledge and appreciation of all aspects of library work, including integration of emerging technologies into library services, forward looking collection development, effective public services and information literacy instruction. Candidates
must possess comprehensive experience in developing and managing multiple budget accounts; effective supervision, management, and leadership of staff; competency in assessment, to include the evaluation of the quality and utilization of Learning Commons services; and participation and leadership in local, regional and statewide library networks.
     General Experience: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution; three to six years of related experience including from one to three years of experience in the supervision of librarians and library support staff.
     Special Experience: Preferred experience includes experience in a community college setting; experience in a Learning Commons environment; 3 or more years experience supervising college librarians and college library support staff; an understanding of the mission of the community college; demonstrated involvement in support of diversity and/or experience working with students of varying backgrounds and abilities; familiarity with Alma/Primo library information management system; experience with innovative technologies; promotion of Open Educational Resources across campus; evidence of interdisciplinary/cross-departmental collaborations; experience with computer based instructional technology.
     Substitution Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated, or who possess a degree in a related field, are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
     Working Conditions: Incumbents typically perform their work in library, office or other campus based settings. Some offsite work in satellite locations and attendance at community and CSCU system based events will be required.
     Application Instructions: Email letter of intent, resume, BOR Application, transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at the application stage) and three letters of reference, to: MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.commnet.edu; OR, mail to: Noreen Wilson, Administrative Assistant, Middlesex Community College - Human Resources, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457.
     For more information about Middlesex Community College please visit our website, www.mxcc.edu.
     Middlesex Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer; protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.

  

 

 


School Libraries & Media Centers

 

9.19.2018

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Discovery Services Librarian - Edsel Ford Memorial Library, The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT. FLSA: Exempt. Full-time (40 hrs), 12 Months. Reports to: Assistant Library Director. Travel: N/A.
     POSITION SUMMARY: The Discovery Services Librarian will work directly under the supervision of the Assistant Library Director and be principally responsible for curating and developing metadata for the library collections in order to enhance patron access to information resources. They will possess a future-facing perspective on library metadata, keeping abreast of developments in the field and working closely with students and faculty to determine which can be profitably adapted for use at Hotchkiss. They will work in close concert with the Assistant Director, Access Services Librarian, and the Emerging Technology Librarian to establish workflows that ensure our various online platforms take full advantage of our descriptive and technical metadata. They will also provide metadata expertise in support of the Hotchkiss Archives & Special Collections.
     ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Serve as the Library’s expert on descriptive metadata. Collaborate with Library, ITS, other Hotchkiss staff, and external vendors to manage metadata acquisition, transfer, and maintenance. In support of the Access Services Librarian, collect information and data, both anecdotal and statistical, to improve the accessibility of the Library’s collections. Classify and catalog physical and electronic items acquired by the Library, with a focus on enhancing access to the Library’s resources. Coordinate input of individual and batch bibliographic records into the Library’s OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) and oversee the maintenance of our holdings and other data in OCLC Worldcat. Accession, arrange, and prepare inventories and descriptions for Hotchkiss Archives holdings. Participate in creating records for Hotchkiss Archives digital projects. Liaise with academic departments as assigned; develop collection and instructional programs in these areas. Staff Library Services Desk and other service points as assigned, to assist library users with questions and requests. Work with patrons to develop their independent research skills. Contribute to the overall maintenance of the Library collection. Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Assistant Library Director. The statements above describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
     QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; a Master’s degree in Library Science or a related field. Familiarity with office productivity software, including databases; SQL experience preferred. Experience with MARC record creation, preferably in an Integrated Library System (ILS) such as Koha, and/or in OCLC Connexion. Demonstrated experience to organize work and perform assigned tasks independently without constant supervision and with a high level of attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently. Must possess the ability to proofread online data. Strongly prefer candidates with previous experience working in a library setting. Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check and be eligible to work in the United States.
     PHYSICAL CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Repetitive (keyboard) motion. Occasional bending, stooping, and reaching. Periodically carrying boxes (up to 50 lbs). Regularly pushes/navigates fully laden book trucks. Regularly stands for long periods. Close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and comfort using a computer monitor for long periods of time. Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Hours include late afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts. Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check and be eligible to work in the United States.

     TO APPLY: Get more information and apply online.
     The Hotchkiss School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Tobacco-Free Environment.

 

8.22.2018

 

 

Library Media Specialist - Oliver Ellsworth Elementary School, Windsor Public Schools. JobID: 2129. Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Principal, to assist students, and teaching staff with an enriching library/media center environment with a wide range of reading and other educational materials; maintains library collection at school site; develops appropriate programs for students utilizing library resources; and instructs students and others on the proper use of the library resources.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of pre/post high school program eligibility requirements. Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
     Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.
     Qualifications Profile: Certification/License: State Certification as a Librarian or Library/Media Specialist 062. Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
     Education: Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Masters Degree preferred.
     Experience: Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.
     To apply: https://www.applitrack.com/windsor/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=2129

  

 

 


Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

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

    There are no positions in this category at this time. Please also check Jobs with salaries below CLA recommended minimum or unknown, below, for possible additional listings.
  

  

 


Jobs with salaries below CLA recommended minimum or unknown

Positions listed here are considered professional in nature but (1) have salaries that fall below the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline; OR (2) have not provided salary information.

 

9.21.2018

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Assistant Information Services Librarian - City of Bristol, Bristol Public Library. Summary: Assists library patrons with general and specific reference questions, including online and electronic format; and provides reference services to the community at large. Selects non-fiction titles for adult collection, and maintains non-fiction title collection. Responds to telephone and in-person requests, and instructs in the use of library reference materials including online databases, books and periodicals. Recommends books for withdrawal from library collection. May plan and conduct library tours, computer classes on the library’s digital resources, programs and community outreach. Revises and maintains the Library’s website and social media accounts. Assists throughout the library. May fill in during the supervisor’s absence.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school with 1 year relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s (4-year) college degree with 2 years’ experience in reference work. Public library experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Computer skills that require expert knowledge of database software, and intermediate knowledge of Internet software, Microsoft Office Suite, Hoopla, Overdrive and other digital resources.
     Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment.
     Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August-the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package.
     Salary: $20.65/hourly. ($22.57 @6 months, $22.93 @1 year.)
     REQUIRES COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov. DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 10, 2018. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

9.18.2018

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Librarian II, Young Minds & Family Learning - New Haven Free Public Library. SALARY MINIMUM: $50,388 annualized. HOURS: 37.5 hours per week. Deadline: October 5, 2018.
     NATURE OF WORK: This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. The current vacant assignment entails developing and delivering programs for children age 0-12 with an emphasis on early childhood programming, strong knowledge of children's literature and providing a variety of information services for parents and children. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher-level librarian.
     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years’ experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff. Please submit cover letter and resume with application.
     Job Prerequisites: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. See also full list of requirements.
     APPLICATION PROCEDURE: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period via the online application portal. 1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/. 2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/.

 

9.18.2018

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Part time Librarian - New Haven Free Public Library. SALARY: Up to $19.14 per hour. Deadline: October 5, 2018.
     NATURE OF WORK: This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children’s, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancy primarily supports Young Minds programming, and serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community.
     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases.
     Job Prerequisites: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association. See also full list of requirements.
     APPLICATION PROCEDURE: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period via the online application portal. 1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/. 2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/.
     Compensation: SALARY: up to $19.14 per hour.
     Part Time Position: A person in this Part Time Position is not eligible to receive medical benefits, vacation pay, sick pay, holiday pay, union membership or union contractual benefits. The period of part time employment will not be construed in any way to mean probationary employment.

 

8.27.2018

 

 

Adult Librarian - Canterbury Public Library is seeking a part-time (23 hours a week, $16.56/hr) adult and reference librarian. Monday-Thursday with occasional Saturdays. One week of vacation will be given after one year of employment.
     Responsibilities: Provide reference assistance, including providing patrons with assistance using the computers. Staffing the circulation desk and providing circulation duties. Overseeing adult and teen volunteers. Cataloging new and donated materials using RDA. Repairing damaged books. Facilitating book discussions and the adult summer reading program. 
     Required Qualifications: Library or customer service experience. Knowledge of and experience with cataloging and library systems. Excellent communication and human relations skills; flexibility in dealing with different environments. Comfortable and competent in an online environment. Excellent technology skills including Microsoft Office suite. Friendly, welcoming demeanor and ability to work well with a diverse patron group.
     Desired Qualifications: MLIS; experience with Verso; supervisory experience; knowledge in a coding language; experience with wix.com.
     Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three references to Kelsey Casey. director of Canterbury Library, at canterburypubliclibrary@gmail.com.

 

 


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