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CLA Minimum Salary Guidelines

Professional positions (MLS typically required)

The Connecticut Library Association recommends a minimum salary for entry-level professional positions that typically require an MLS or equivalent. This salary is $27.00 per hour. This recommendation applies to both full-time and part-time professional positions.

$27.00/hour translates to the following full-time salaries ($27.00 x # hours/week x 52 weeks):

35 hours/week:  $49,140
37.5 hours/week:  $52,650
40 hours/week:  $56,160

  

Library Technical Assistant or equivalent positions (MLS typically not required)

The Connecticut Library Association has established minimum salary recommendations for LTA positions. Due to the wide variety of these positions, CLA has established three levels based on education or experience. For a description of each level, click on the links below. You may also download general information PDF icon about the levels.

LTA 1 PDF icon - $13.75/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $25,025  37.5 hrs/wk: $26,812  40 hrs/wk: $28,600
LTA 2 PDF icon - $17.60/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $32,032  37.5 hrs/wk: $34,320  40 hrs/wk: $36,608
LTA 3 PDF icon - $20.30/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $36,946  37.5 hrs/wk: $39,585  40 hrs/wk: $42,224

 

 


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 4.23.2019 

Historical Research Information Specialist/Librarian (Part-Time) - Hartford Public Library
Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director, Culture and Communications, the Historical Research Information Specialist is committed to pursuing best practices and innovative ideas in researching, curating, and promoting both scholarly research and public interest in the historical collections held in the Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.
     About Hartford: Hartford the capital of Connecticut is home to the nation’s oldest public art museum and oldest Public Park. The City is proud of its innovative iQuilt project, a culture-based urban design plan for Downtown Hartford—a compact historic district with more than 45 cultural assets and destinations (including the Library) accessible through a pedestrian network. Its centerpiece is the GreenWalk, a one mile chain of parks and plazas connecting the Capitol to the Connecticut River waterfront. The City’s goals include a more walkable, sustainable, and welcoming downtown, an improved cultural network, and a stronger economy and workforce. Hartford is a city of 17 diverse neighborhoods - each one possessing its own history, diverse cultures and distinct architectural charm, which makes Hartford a premier destination to live, work, play and raise a family.
     Responsibilities - Reference & Research: Provide help and research assistance to Hartford History Center users. Incorporate emerging information technologies and new uses of resources in response to evolving patterns of publishing and information dissemination. Assist in the development of outreach tools, including electronic publications, web content and social media content. Assist in the supervision and evaluation performance of technicians, support staff, and student interns, as assigned. Teach how to find and use primary sources in a variety of settings.
     Responsibilities - Programming, Outreach & Customer Service: Develop, organize, and coordinate appropriate, interesting, and meaningful, history-related public programs/events/exhibits for the public on a quarterly basis. Work closely with the Social Studies Department of Hartford Public Schools to develop subject-appropriate on-site and in-school history programs and exhibits (physical and/or electronic) that meet the standards required by the Connecticut State Board of Education.
     Responsibilities - Other: Attends professional meetings, maintains active membership in state, regional and national library associations; participates in activities of professional organizations. Performs related duties as required.
     Required: ALA-accredited Master degree in Library/Information Science, or a graduate degree in archival studies and/or museum studies required. Minimum of two years’ experience providing public services for archival collections including experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections. Strong commitment to public service and user-centered research assistance. Familiarity with computer applications and resources relevant to special collections (online catalogs, finding aids, research databases). Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Successful project management experience. Proficiency with historical research techniques, mastery of appropriate professional industry-standard tools to design physical and electronic exhibitions. Ability to develop and manage multiple and diverse projects to completion. Exceptional team-building, multi-tasking, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to create personal relationships and communicate well with diverse groups. Ability and willingness to learn new software and technology as appropriate. Familiar with cataloging and descriptive standards for special collections materials and/or government records. ** Appointment to Specialist or Librarian dependent upon educational experience**
     Physical Demands: Ability to continuously bend, twist, stoop, reach and pull. Ability to keep composure in everyday, potentially stressful situations. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Able to walk, sit and stand for extended periods. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     Apply: To start the application process, log onto the Hartford Public Library website for the link to apply online. Interested candidates must complete an on-line application, attach a cover letter, and resume.

 

 4.22.2019 

Young Adult Librarian & Volunteer Coordinator - C.H. Booth Library, Newtown

Seeking MLS librarian with the right combination of experience, skills, enthusiasm, and energy to serve young adults in the wonderful community of Newtown CT at the C.H. Booth Library. MakerSpace experience required.
35 hour workweek. Starting salary $49,500 to $53,000 per year depending on experience.
     Full job description and application at https://www.chboothlibrary.org/about/staff/. Send resume, cover letter, and application to careers@chboothlibrary.org.
     Applications due 05/10/19 by 4:00PM. No phone calls.

 

 4.18.2019 

Librarian II, Cataloging Services (Full Time) - Meriden Public Library

The Meriden Public Library is seeking an experienced and detail oriented individual to supervise our tech services clerical staff. The core responsibilities include cataloging, classification, and processing of all library collections and maintaining the bibliographic integrity of the computerized catalog. In addition, the Cataloging Services Librarian also performs reference responsibilities on the public service desk. Enthusiasm and motivation for working with staff and all segments of the community is essential. Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with cataloging experience. Experience with Innovative’s Sierra system preferred. Some nights and weekends required. Salary starts at $70,699 with a full benefit package. The City of Meriden is an EOE. Applications and resumes may be sent to City of Meriden, Human Resources Department, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 or submitted online at https://tinyurl.com/meridencareers and must be received by May 1, 2019.

   

 4.17.2019 

PT Library Assistant - Rockville Public Library, Town of Vernon
Hourly Wage: $10.10 - $14.00.
General Statement of Duties: A position performing customer service in all circulation related tasks, ranging from simple clerical tasks to providing assistance in the library search tools.
Supervision Received: Works under the general direction and supervision of the Head of Circulation & Technology.
     Essential Job Functions: Checks library materials in and out; places requested items on reserve, processes interlibrary loans. Prepares and sends out overdue notices, collects fines for late and damaged library property; maintains customer and collection records. Issues library cards. Provides customer service, in person, or over the phone; provides instruction to patrons in the areas of library services, computer and catalog use, and activities. May assist with programs with established objectives and general procedures, such as story hours and films. Assists with displays, exhibits and program promotions. Responsible for shelving and shelf-reading library materials. Records departmental statistics. Regular and punctual attendance.
     Other Job Functions Duties: Assists in training new Library Assistants. Assists in other Library departments, as needed. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Other duties as required. Performs related work as required.
     Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Working knowledge of library materials organization, circulation and other practices. Excellent customer service skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills. Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with employees and the general public. Ability to work independently and in a team. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. Ability to use standard office equipment. Ability to work evenings and weekends. A Police background check will be required.
Experience & Training: Graduation from high school, or obtained a graduate equivalent diploma (GED), and be able to demonstrate proficiency in working with office computers and related library circulation applications. Library Technical Assistant certificate and some library experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
     For more information and to apply, please click here
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 4.11.2019 

Librarian II - Welles-Turner Memorial Library, Town of Glastonbury
Salary range: $28.11 -$32.13 per hour.

     Under general supervision of the Librarian III (Head of Adult Services), incumbent provides services to support the mission of educating and culturally enriching the community. Some of the duties of this position include: planning, implementing, and overseeing library programs and services for adults; providing reference and readers’ advisory services; maintaining library collection materials; and compiling reports. Assisting library patrons in the use of library services, facilities, and equipment is also an essential responsibility. The minimum qualifications for this position are a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university and three (3) years of professional experience in a public or academic library. A valid driver’s license is also required.
     To view the job posting and description in detail, please visit: http://www.glastonbury-ct.gov/home/showdocument?id=27546
     An employment application may be obtained by visiting the Town’s website at www.glastonbury-ct.gov/employment, in person at the Customer Service Center or Human Resources Department, or by calling (860) 652-7710. Please send completed applications to the Customer Service Center at Town Hall, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT, 06033, email to customerservicecenter@glastonbury-ct.gov, or fax to (860) 652-7505. Applications are due by Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4pm.
     The Town of Glastonbury is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

 

 4.10.2019 

Full Time Head of Adult Programming - Darien Library

Darien Library (CT) seeks a dynamic, community-minded Head of Adult Programming. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, creative, and flexible while dedicated to providing extreme customer service to patrons. This opportunity is perfect for a forward-thinking professional who is enthusiastic about the future of libraries.
     Reporting to the Associate Director of Programs and Services, the Head of Adult Programming manages the Programming Librarian, Film Librarian, Book Group Coordinator, and three Programming Specialists to support and implement over 550 innovative public programs annually for adults. The Adult Programming Department works to position Darien Library as a vibrant hub of intellectual and creative activity, with a wide range of lectures, performances, hands-on workshops, town-wide events, and out-of-the-box library programs for adults. The Head of Adult Programming is the champion of this department and serves on the Library’s leadership team.
     Qualifications & Skills: Experience coordinating and developing programs for adults in libraries, museums, or art institutions required. Demonstrated ability to lead a team. MLIS degree, or equivalent experience, from an ALA-accredited library and information sciences graduate program required. Communicate effectively in both oral and written form. The successful candidate will have excellent public speaking abilities. Skilled at working with diverse audiences. Engaged in and inspired by current events, literature, and the arts. Actively involved in the wider profession. Proficient in using technology including Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, and social media platforms. Ability to troubleshoot problems as necessary. Excited by new technology. Bilingual applicants preferred
     Responsibilities. Support the Library’s Strategic Plan through the creation and implementation of timely, thoughtful public programs for adults. Coach and supervise a staff of six, including two full-time and four part-time staff. Plan, design, and produce public programs aimed at a wide audience, identifying opportunities based on current trends and innovations. Connect with community members to ensure programs reflect community interests. Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes to stakeholders. Write press releases, create email blasts, and generate marketing collateral. Provide direct assistance and support to Library patrons during Library programs. Collaborate closely across departments. Manage and maintain Adult Programming budget, keeping a record of all expenditures, including check requests, tax documents, and other receipts. Represent the Adult Programming Department in meetings, on public service desks, in the community, and in professional librarian networks. Assumes in-charge responsibilities of the building and staff when designated. Other duties and special projects as assigned
     Salary: $62,000 - $68,000 annually, and is commensurate with experience. Salary includes generous vacation, sick, and personal leave. Ample opportunities for professional development available. Health benefits and town pension are included with this position.
     To Apply: To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, copy of your resume, and an essay (in up to 350 words) explaining “One thing I know for sure,” to Mallory Arents, Associate Director of Programs and Services, marents@darienlibrary.org. Applications are due by Friday, April 26th.
     View the posting online here.

 

 4.9.2019 

FT Teen Services and Young Adult Librarian - Hagaman Memorial Library
Hagaman Memorial Library (East Haven, CT / www.hagamanlibrary.org) is seeking a FT Teen Services and Young Adult Librarian to perform professional and administrative work in planning and managing activities for the library’s young adult services program. Salary is $43, 680/yr. (an anticipated 1.5%-2/3% salary increase starting July 01, 2019); a 35 hour work week with weekly scheduling for afternoons /evenings on 3 weekdays, and 1 Saturday scheduled per month; and benefits include health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick, and personal leave.
     General representative responsibilities of the position are: (1) Creates an environment that attracts and invites teens/young adults to use the library, (2) Designs, implements, maintains, develops, and evaluates specific programs and activities for young adults based on needs and interests, (3) Performs community outreach to schools and other organizations, (4) Publicizes and promotes young adult services through regular media outlets, social media outlets, and other means, (5) Handles information relevant to young adult services on the library’s website (6) Orders Young Adult materials, (7) Monitors budgets (materials, programming, and other) and provides monthly narrative/statistical report for teen services.
     Knowledge/Ability/Skills for the position are: ability to work with the general public and library staff; planning, organizational, and time management skills; ability to express oneself verbally and in writing; computer and numeric skills; knowledge of young adult materials, programs/services, and resources; and knowledge of the intellectual, emotional, psychological and physical development of adolescents and the ability to communicate with adolescents.
     Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Library Science, or 75% of graduate course work completed, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Experience in public libraries desirable. Experience with an Integrated Library System desirable.
     To Apply: send cover letter and resume stating qualifications to bgeorge@hagamanlibrary.org; or by U.S. mail to Bruce George, Library Director, Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512.
     Deadline: Applications must be received by April 29, 2019.

 

 4.9.2019 

Circulation/Technical Services Assistant - The Trumbull Library
The Trumbull Library has a part-time position available serving in the Children’s Department. It is a 19 hour position paying $13/hr.
     General Responsibilities and Tasks: performs all circulation desk duties using computerized system; answers phones, responds to inquiries and routes calls as necessary; assists users locating materials through OPAC or ILL; deletes items from Library Catalog; prepares materials for circulation including labeling, covering, etc.; shelves materials; performs basic reference work and/or refers requests to librarian in charge when appropriate. Please see job description for more details regarding the Children’s Department at link below.
     Minimum requirements include a High School Diploma or a GED with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred, as well as one year of work or volunteer experience in libraries, education or a customer service related field.
     For the complete job description and instructions on how to apply, please go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/trumbullct

  

 4.8.2019 

Librarian-Information Services - Greenwich Library
Part-time/Up to 15hrs/wk.
     Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, or must possess the degree within seven months of appointment to the position.
     One year of work experience in reference service preferred, but will consider a recent graduate with focus on technology.
     Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V
To apply, click here.

 

 4.8.2019 

Children’s Librarian - Greenwich Library
Part-time,15 hrs./wk.

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

 

 4.8.2019 

Library Assistant – Scotland Public Library

The Scotland Public Library seeks a part-time library assistant for 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.

 

 4.8.2019 

Public Services Manager - Wethersfield Library
Status: Full time (37.5 hours). Schedule: Flexible to include evenings and weekends. Salary Range Begins: $70,668
     As the Public Services Manager you will draw on your expertise to lead a team of professional staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who not only is customer focused, forward-thinking, and collaborative but who also shows initiative and helps ensure the delivery of quality results.
     Examples of duties include: supervision of department personnel; supervise and participate in the Adult and Teen department’s collection development and maintenance as well as programming and outreach; provide direct public service to patrons; participate in the preparation of the annual budget and grant proposals; manage vendor relations; manage the interlibrary loan program; provide administrative oversight for the library’s IT; act as liaison to community organizations, groups, and local businesses.
     This position requires an ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in the Library Sciences and/or Information Sciences or Master’s Degree in Education or Public Administration or equivalent. Three years of professional experience in a public library or similar setting demonstrating progressively responsible management experience, including supervision of staff. Strong knowledge of library related hardware, software, digital platforms, ILS, website, web and mobile applications, databases, and social media. A valid driver’s license is required.
     Visit https://www.wethersfieldlibrary.org/job-openings for complete job description.
     Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor, to: jobs@wethersfieldlibrary.org.
     External Closing Date: Tuesday April 30, 2019. No phone calls please.
     Successful candidate must pass an interview and/or written exam, physical, drug testing, and background check prior to employment. EEO.

 

 4.8.2019 

Part-Time Library Assistant - City of Shelton

Schedule: Mon - Thurs 4-8:30; Every other Saturday 10-3. Hourly rate: $11.71/hour
     GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a responsible technical, public service position within the library. The position is responsible for operating and utilizing the computerized circulation system, keeping statistical records and planning and assisting with programming within the library. Serves as patron’s initial contact with the library in person and by phone, presenting and enforcing library board policy. This position required thorough knowledge, skill, and ability in library technical and clerical areas and intense interaction with the public.
     EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Responsible for the full range of circulation desk functions and procedures using the computerized circulation system. Possesses a working knowledge of all operational aspects of the library’s automated system. Supervises and assists in training part-time library assistants, pages, and volunteers. Also assists in training some new full time employees. Performs technical service duties including using a personal computer to enter and retrieve data, and for typing reports and booklists. Receives cartons of books, supplies, equipment etc., checks for defects, verifies packing lists, sends invoices to office, communicates with vendor regarding any problems. Assists in processing of new materials and relocating older materials as needed. Assists with planning and implementing library programs and assists in planning and creation of exhibits and displays. Prepares new acquisitions for circulation and for reference, maintain card catalogs, and is responsible for repairing library materials in the collection as needed. Processes interlibrary loan requests. Responsible for maintaining records and files, and preparing statistical reports. Responsible for processing of overdue notices. Responsible for accepting and processing holds/reserves on library materials. Maintains inventory of supplies, books and other materials. Accepts fines and fees and maintain record of all cash paid to the library each day. Maintains and operates audio visual equipment. Provides assistance for all patrons including instructions in the use of OPACs, searching online databases and the internet, researching reference questions, and locating materials. Acts as department coordinator in supervisor’s absence. Attends meetings, workshops, and conferences to broaden knowledge of library skills, receive training in specific areas, and interact with staff members of other libraries. Performs other duties as required.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge and skill to operate standard library equipment, particularly computers. Thorough ability and desire to serve all ages of the public courteously and efficiently, using tact and good judgement. Considerable knowledge of basic library materials, procedures and techniques. Considerable ability to demonstrate flexibility in responding to everyday demands and adapt to constantly changing technology. Thorough ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Considerable ability to respond to regular, constant physical demand of managing weights (filled book trucks, boxes, piles of books and other materials) and standing for long periods. Thorough ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare various reports. Considerable skill in keyboard applications and filing. Considerable ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with superiors, associates and the general public.
      QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma plus two years’ appropriate formal post-secondary school courses or the equivalent thereof in practical experience. Library experience preferred.
     For more information and to apply, please visit:
http://cityofshelton.org/human-resources/

 

 4.5.2019 

Children and Young Adult Services Librarian Assistant - Town of Killingly
The Killingly Public Library has an opening for a part-time Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Assistant. This position requires creativity, flexibility and the ability to multitask, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of children's and young adult literature, and enthusiasm for working with children from birth – age 17 and their caregivers. The assistant will work in coordination with, and under the general supervision of the Children’s and Young Adult Librarian, to plan, administer, and implement services to children and young adults.
     The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s Degree and two years of library experience and/or the equivalent experience of working with children and young adults. Knowledge of children’s literature, best practices in early literacy children’s programming and child development is essential as well as a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills. This is a 29 hour a week, part-time position, which requires flexibility to work days, nights, and Saturdays. Pay commensurate with experience.
     Interested candidates must submit, in writing, letter of interest and resume no later than Friday, May 10, 2019 by 12:00 pm to the Office of the Town Manager, 172 Main Street, Killingly, CT 06239 or by email to townmanager@killinglyct.org
     Detailed job description may be found on the Town of Killingly website at www.Killingly.org under Employment Opportunities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

 

 4.5.2019 

Reference Librarian, Part-Time, Substitute - Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe
The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, is seeking a part time reference librarian for substitute hours. Responsibilities include: providing instruction in use of downloadable media and other technologies, offering reference help and reader’s advisory guidance to patrons, plus other related duties. Strong customer service orientation and MLS required. Must be outgoing and confident. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and reference information in various formats required. Competency with social media a plus. Day, evening, and weekend hours as needed. MLS candidates nearing graduation will be considered. Salary: $22.50 per hour, no benefits. Apply online at http://monroect.org/Human-Resources. Deadline for applications: Wednesday, May 1. EO/AA

 

 4.4.2019 

Part-Time Library Clerk - Prospect Library
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 thru 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.
     Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

 

 4.3.2019 

Director of Library Technology - City of Norwalk
SALARY: Hourly: $53.66 - $63.42. Annually: $105,038.00 - $124,152.00. 
CLOSING DATE: 04/23/19 11:59 PM
     DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Position Definition: Plans, organizes, and supervises the Technical Services unit of the Library; including the acquisition, cataloging, and classification of library materials.
Example of Duties: Receives oral or written direction from Director. Plans work according to standard procedures and events schedule. Establishes priorities in work assignments. Assigns work to professional and support staff as needed. Coordinates planning with the library's management team. Supervises and oversees ordering, receiving, processing, and classification of library materials. Coordinates the reclassification and recataloging of library materials. Works collaboratively with City IT to plan changes and enhancements to library technology systems, servers, and telecommunications network infrastructure. Manages and maintains the library's Integrated Library System (III's Sierra) (ILS) applications, and patron verification processes for subscription services. Loads and maintains subscription based MARC records for e-materials. Instructs and meets the technical needs of patrons and staff in technology and equipment use (e.g., applications, phones, tablets, laptops, etc.). Continuously evaluates current technological applications and develops strategy for use of future technologies throughout the Library System. Oversees the maintenance and upgrading of electronic cataloging and circulation databases. Coordinates evaluation of software and computer equipment with City IT personnel. Recommends improvements as necessary. Provides professional library assistance to members of the public in reference and related research requests. Assists the Director in near-term and long-range planning for library development. Recommends policy changes to the Director. Responsible for bibliographic database maintenance as dictated by current cataloging rules. Maintains automated public (card) catalog and other files according to established rules. Consults with the public service staff regarding efficiency of existing rules and practices. Executes final processes in materials withdrawal. Creates system applications to allow access to materials not conducive to online access. Prepares statistical and narrative reports of some complexity for the Director. Reports goals achieved to the Director.
     Additional Duties: Attends Library Board meetings as required. Recommends the employment, promotion, or discipline of employees. Prepares training and development programs for library staff members. Participates in professional library organizations to remain current of developments in library practices. Speaks to civic, cultural and other public groups to promote interest in the library. Works with the city IT department to meet the library's technical operating requirements and capital costs. Serves on the city's IT committee. Stays in contact with the Board of Education's Educational Technology plan. Shares current developments in library technology with the library's management team. Makes recommendations for technological advancements to improve the library environment. Identifies, assesses and recommends programs and technology for the Library's Digital Learning Center. Prepares an annual Library Technology Plan to meet E-rate requirement.
     Supervised By: Receives general supervision from Library Director.

     Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not all-inclusive of every task and responsibility.
     REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to apply principles of Library Circulation System to solve practical problems in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to prepare and deliver brief, concise, and attractive reports of library services and facilities both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of computer applications for library services, including the management of an ILS, preferably III's Sierra. Technologically literate. Ability to manage or execute the installation of a significant information technology system such as migrating to a new computer catalog, introduction of a new technology center, wireless capabilities. Knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgeting procedures. Ability to work effectively with library staff and library patrons. Ability to keep current in the rapidly changing field.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science, and four years of progressively responsible public library experience, including two years as a supervisor of a Library Division.
This position is a Grade 7.
     APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 4.2.2019 

Children's Librarian - Town of Cheshire

Town of Cheshire seeks qualified candidates to apply for a 35 hr/wk position in Children’s Services. Starting minimum hourly rate: $33.32. Successful candidate must have an MLS from an accredited program and considerable experience planning & performing programs for children of all ages including infants and toddlers & their families. For further information including job description & application process, see the Town’s web site at www.cheshirect.org/employment-opportunities. Deadline for applying is April 26, 2019

 

 4.1.2019 

Weekend/Substitute Library Assistant - Acton Library, Old Saybrook
Job Summary: The Weekend/Substitute Library Assistant is a part-time position responsible for all library circulation desk functions, and selected reference desk functions. This includes: checking books out; processing reserve requests; shelving returned items; registering library borrowers; collecting fees and fines; assisting patrons with basic computer problems; answering ready reference questions; processing interlibrary loan requests; and other duties as assigned. 7 – 11 hours per week; days, evenings, or some weekend hours. This position is considered part of our substitute pool, and availability/flexibility to work additional hours (up to 19) to provide coverage for vacations and sickness is essential. Hourly Rate: $13.73/hour as of July 1, 2018.
     Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma, college experience desired. Computer skills required.
     Experience: Library and/or customer service experience helpful.
     If interested, please complete the Town of Old Saybrook’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, ATTN: Amanda Brouwer, Library Director or email a response to abrouwer@actonlibrary.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position is open until filled.

     For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.oldsaybrookct.gov/selectmans-office/town-employee-information/pages/employment-opportunities

 4.1.2019 

Part-Time Librarian - Danbury Public Library
Salary: $23.83 per hour, part-time. The Danbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology savvy, part-time Librarian. This person will be responsible for being the program assistant for adult programs, as well as providing reference desk services. We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive awareness of the best readers’ advisory resources, is well-versed in library reference and research techniques, is eager to respond to the information needs of library customers and is committed to creating an exceptional customer experience.

     Specific responsibilities include providing reference and readers advisory service in a variety of capacities; providing assistance to customers in locating and selecting library materials, accessing databases and using electronic resources including: computers, and copiers; and planning and implementing programs which may include community outreach and book discussion groups.
      Requirements: An M.L.S. Degree from an ALA accredited library school. Individuals in the final stages of completing their MLS degree will also be considered. Other requirements for this position include: flexibility to work evenings and weekends, knowledge of emerging technology trends and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Web 2.0 applications and Internet Explorer; strong communication skills, self-initiative, solid problem solving skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred.

     The ideal candidate enjoys interacting with people and solving problems on a daily basis, has a strong work ethic, can adapt easily to change and is enthusiastic about helping to position the library as the community’s living room.
     Applications available at the Human Recourses Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application. This position will remain open until filled.
     For more information and to apply, visit https://www.danbury-ct.gov/employment/

      

 3.26.2019 

Technical Services Assistant - The Brookfield Library
Hourly rate: $17.00, Part-Time. General Statement of Duties: Under the direction of the Information Technology Librarian, work involves responsibility for a variety of technical procedures, copy cataloging, entering materials in ILS (Integrated Library System), resolving problems in procedure, and assistance in file and records maintenance. May make routine library technical services decisions. May work limited hours at the library’s Circulation Desk.
     Examples of Duties: Plans and organizes work according to standard procedures, and regular library schedule. Confers with supervisor in developing short/long term planning for technical services department. Enters all adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, audio and video materials into the Bibliomation system. Processes reserves on newly entered library materials. Completes book processing based upon library procedures, and creates spine labels when necessary. Uses Bibliomation Acquisitions module. Sends information to Bibliomation for cataloging records of items not in database. Changes holding records and spine labels of materials being reassigned Dewey numbers. Responsible for processing and preparing all gifts and donated materials for the library. Withdraws library materials: deletes titles from database, and prepares items for recycling when appropriate. Makes minor repairs to books, materials and equipment. Resolves routine problems in technical procedures. Performs additional duties as required to insure the timely processing of all Library materials. Required to lift/push medium to heavy weights, e.g. cartons of books or book carts filled with library materials.
     Basic Knowledge: Knowledge of basic office procedures. Working knowledge of current Windows software. A working knowledge of MARC cataloging. Ability to type accurately. Ability to maintain accurate files and records. Ability to deal cooperatively with others. Good knowledge of basic library methods, techniques and procedures. Good knowledge of automated systems as they apply to book processing. Some knowledge of reader interest levels. Good computer skills; familiar with word processing, spreadsheet software. Good ability in oral and written communications. Considerable ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Good ability to maintain library records and carry out library procedures. Considerable ability to pay attention to detail. Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, and associates.
     Supervision Exercised: May supervise volunteers working on processing, withdrawals, or mending.
     Qualifications: High school graduate plus two years of appropriate formal post-secondary school courses or the equivalent in practical experience. Library experience preferred. Keyboarding and computer skills. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers. Knowledge of library policies, procedures and administrative practices.
     Apply to Fern Smenyak, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 5106, 100 Pocono Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804; email: fsmenyak@brookfieldct.gov; Fax: 203-775-4068.

      

 3.4.2019 

Full-Time Library Director - Warehouse Point Library, East Windsor
The Board of Trustees of the Library Association of Warehouse Point is seeking a highly motivated Library Director for an independent Library located in East Windsor, Connecticut serving a town of approximately 11,000 residents. The Library Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees and will be responsible for developing, administering, supervising and coordinating the work of the Library and staff. In addition, the Library Director will manage the budget, personnel, fund-raising, and the overall operations of the Library. The Library Director will work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to carry out the mission of the Warehouse Point Library.
     Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Providing leadership for the overall effective and efficient operation and growth of the Library. Recommends, plans and directs the goals, objectives and operations of the Library. Performs a variety of public relations functions designed to inform the public of available Library resources and to promote the use of the Library. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with the public, officials, local libraries and organizations. Represents the Library with the Library System Library Connection Inc. Prepares a preliminary annual Library budget for the Board of Trustees for approval; defends approved budget before the Town Board of Selectman and Town Board of Finance. Responsible for Library materials management. Handles personnel tasks such as training, hiring, performance management, employee work assignments and schedules.
     Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school with at least 3 years or more of progressive library administrative experience with at least 1 year in a supervisory position. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with budget management. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software preferred. Demonstrated use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as a means of communication and promoting the Library. Maintaining the Library Website. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak effectively before groups. A commitment to excellence in customer service. Must have a valid driver’s license.
     Salary and Benefits: The annual salary range is $52,000-$59,000 for a 37.5 hour week. Ability to work a flexible schedule as some evenings and Saturdays required. Paid holidays and P.T.O.
     Interested applicants please email a cover letter and resume with the names of three current references to the Search Committee for the Director of the Warehouse Point Library to: lawp107@gmail.com. Applications must be received by April 30, 2019 for consideration.

  


Academic Libraries

 

 4.23.2019 

Monograph Accessions Librarian - Yale University
54998BR. Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
     General Purpose: Yale University seeks a dynamic and collaborative manager to lead the Monograph Support Team. Reporting to the Director, Monographic Processing Services, in the Library’s Technical Services Division, the Monograph Accessions Librarian provides professional, technical, and fiscal expertise in the overall management of monographic accessions for Yale University Library resources. Hires, trains, and evaluates staff who perform a variety of activities related to the accessioning of print monographic materials, including receiving, cataloging, invoice voucher creation, and FileNet invoice scanning. Works closely and collegially library-wide with all outside libraries, selectors, catalogers, the Library Business Office, and Library Information Technology to develop efficiencies and best practices to support the management of monographic accessions. Keeps abreast of trends in technical services processing, including acquisitions and cataloging, as well as trends in publishing, vendor technologies, and software developments as they relate to monographic processing.
     Required Education and Experience: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=296164&p=1973882
     Qualifications:

  • Two years of professional experience and accomplishments and demonstrated supervisory experience, including training and staff development.
  • Demonstrated ability managing library technical services operations. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging and acquisitions. Ability with use of integrated library systems (preferably Voyager).
  • Ability to plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services. Excellent organizational skills, demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows, a high level of numeracy, and ability to deal effectively with complex budgets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including large-group presentations. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills. Ability and adaptability needed to work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • References must indicate reliability and consistent professional activity in the acquisitions or cataloging areas of library science. Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: Demonstrated knowledge of one or more Western European languages. Demonstrated record of leading interdepartmental projects and bringing them to a successful conclusion in a timely fashion.

     Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-54988BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
     We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
     Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

 

 4.23.2019 

Digital/Systems Librarian - Middlesex Community College

Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure Track. Projected Start Date: June 2019. Location: Middletown, and MxCC@ Platt. Hours: 35 hours per week. Salary: $63,093 - $67,327. Closing Date: May 3, 2019.

     Reposted with Extended Closing Date. Previous applicants are under consideration and need not reapply.
     Middlesex Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in a broad range of liberal arts, occupational and career studies at the main campus in Middletown, satellite location in Meriden, and online. The Digital/Systems Librarian is responsible for performing a broad range of information technology services for the library of Middlesex Community College, and providing services to patrons, including students, faculty and residents of the communities served by the College.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: This position reports to the Director of the Library and Learning Commons. Candidates must have proven experience in providing effective Information System Management and Support in a library setting to include such tasks as configuring, operating and maintaining an Integrated Library System (ILS); developing procedure documents; training staff in the use of the ILS as needed; and researching, evaluating and recommending hardware and software solutions. Highly effective oral and written and communication skills required. Candidates must have demonstrated ability in various library services including electronic resources and digital services initiatives, and public services such as circulation and reference.
      Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, together with one to four years of experience in providing effective Information System Management and Support in a library setting.
      Preferred Experience: Demonstrated experience working with students of varying backgrounds and abilities; familiarity with the ALMA/Primo library information management system; experience in copy cataloguing or a strong desire to learn; proven organizational, project and time management skills and success in working within a team environment.
      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.
      Conditions: Candidates must possess valid driver’s license as in state travel to satellite locations and other CSCU system events will be required; ability to work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends.
      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, Human Resources, Middlesex Community College, 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.

 

 4.16.2019 

PT Assistant Archivist (Adjunct Faculty) - Western Connecticut State University

The Western Connecticut State University Archives is seeking a part-time (between 15 and 20 hours per week)* assistant archivist. Assists with the accessioning, processing, description and cataloging of archival materials and monographs in the Special Collections library. The position also requires strong research skills with a positive customer service ethic. This position will provide exposure to most of the current best-practices in the field of archives and the implementation of the current technological tools of the trade.
     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists with archival processing 2. Data entry 3. Research on provenance and biographical background related to collections 4. Composition of biographical and other notes for finding aids 5. Application of name, type and subject authorities and thesauses 6. Responding to patron research requests 7. Assist with exhibit preparation and installation 8. Performs miscellaneous housekeeping duties as needed.
     MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited MLS or MLIS or equivalent.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1. Proven research skills 2. Ability to lift 40 lbs 3. Attention to detail 4. Working knowledge and understanding of EAD, XML, and MARC 5. Working knowledge and understanding of spreadsheets 6. Strong communication skills. 7. Proven ability to work independently.
     * Part-time hours initially must fall between 8AM and 4PM, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and 8AM and 9PM on Wednesday.
     Interested applicants should submit their letter of interest and resume via email to Brian Stevens at stevensb@wcsu.edu.

 

 4.15.2019 

Associate University Librarian for Academic Services - Wesleyan University
This is an exciting time to join the Wesleyan Library. With a new University Librarian as of 2018, strong support from the University, and staff eager for change, the new Associate University Librarian for Academic Services will have opportunities to make a significant impact on the academic life of students and faculty. Reporting to the Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian, the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services (AULAC) leads and empowers a team of librarians and staff in support of undergraduate and graduate teaching, learning, and research. As a member of the management team the AULAC has direct supervision over Research Services, Music Library & World Music Archives, Art Library & Visual Resources Collection.
     Responsibilities include: Providing strategic and collaborative leadership on library-wide issues. Providing research support and instruction across the curriculum. Providing liaison support for multiple departments. Serving on library and campus committees. Developing and implementing innovative and transformative research and instruction support models. Developing and implementing a collaborative vision, strategy, and tactics for digital scholarship and scholarly communication (including OA and OER). Working creatively and effectively in promoting teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Wesleyan Library and across the institution. Other duties as assigned.
     Minimum Qualifications: Master degree in library/information science or a related subject and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in libraries or an equivalent combination of education training and experience. Demonstrated leadership, planning, communication, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to partner with faculty. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the ways in which pedagogical innovations, technology, and scholarly information are impacting library services, collections, and physical spaces. Understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes and assessment in support of teaching and learning. Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.
     Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated record of inspiring, supporting, and managing a high-performance team that is responsive, innovative, collaborative, and efficient. Familiarity with a broad range of teaching and research methodologies and practices. Experience with designing, delivering, and evaluating academic support services. Experience leading organizational change and the ability to inspire innovation. Experience building successful internal and external relationships. Advanced academic degree.
     Management Competencies: Build effective teams, Innovation management, Manage diversity, Motivate others, Staff development, Flexible/receptive to change, Intellectual horsepower, Perseverance, Strategic agility, Respects diversity, Commitment to sustainability.
     Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
     To view more job details and apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6782.
 

 

 4.9.2019 

Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian - University of Bridgeport
Reporting to the University Librarian, the Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian is a full-time role that works on a 4 or 5 days/week schedule for 11 months a year. The Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian is part of a team of Librarians providing reference and instruction services.
     The Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian cultivates relationships with students and faculty, and develops and implements an effective plan for library instruction and information literacy aligned with University goals, accreditation requirements, and best practices.
     The incumbent develops and delivers curriculum and teaching materials to support a broad range of instructional activities. By encouraging collaborative partnerships, this Librarian works to embed information literacy instruction and assessment in the curriculum, Canvas, and classroom teaching. As a member of the General Education Committee, this librarian will be an advocate and expert for information literacy across the campus. He/she supports academic programs such as business, humanities, education, technology, ESL, social science, criminal justice and international affairs at the undergraduate and graduate level. This individual works with the Health Sciences Librarian to offer consistent support for the university.
     PRIMARY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Leads UB Information Literacy initiatives within an outcomes assessment model. Works with faculty to produce curriculum, assessment tools, educational materials for Canvas, online tutorials, and other e-learning materials. Serves as an expert in assessment, information literacy, and all library databases. Delivers effective and innovative instruction sessions to faculty, students in classroom. Represents the Library on committees, furthering Information Literacy and other Library goals including in new student orientation and summer bridge programs. Measures the effectiveness of the instruction program, make changes as appropriate and provide reports regularly, especially to Library management. Works closely with Reference Librarians to coordinate activities and develop consistent support. Maintains an atmosphere conducive to learning in the Library by enforcing Library policies, explaining policies as necessary in a professional manner. Backs up the I.T. Help Desk, ILL and Access Services. Monitors, oversees and directs the work of student assistant(s). Serves as a member of the Library’s professional team monitoring the quality of services provided by staff at service points; reporting issues observed. Answers reference questions via phone, email, chat, online, or by appointment. Works closely with Library technical staff to create the best Digital Library/Discovery tools. With technical team, maintains the look and functionality of databases other than Health Sciences. With technical services team, develops all non-Health Science collections collaborating with faculty on collection needs and benchmarking individual collections. Keeps other librarians informed of national level, information literacy activities, and initiatives. Works collaboratively with Academic Support Services on programming and student services. Keeps library administration informed of all information literacy issues. Other work related duties as assigned.
     QUALIFICATIONS: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program and 2 years’ experience; preferably in Information Literacy curriculum design in an Academic Library. Ability to work independently as the head of a team and as a member of a team. Proficient in Information Literacy, teaching methodologies, and assessment. Demonstrated Experience using a Learning Management System, Office, Library Databases, Internet searching, ILS, APA & MLA Style, HTML. Ability to read and order in Library of Congress Classification Scheme. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues/students. Excellent presentation skills, including speaking to groups. Strong teaching skills and experience in classroom instruction. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and to acquire new skills quickly and independently. Strong service orientation.
     The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
     To apply, see https://jobs.bridgeport.edu/

 

 4.1.2019 

Research, Instruction & Outreach Librarian - Trinity College
Full Time. Hours Per Week: 40. Weeks Per Year: 52. Posting Number: S00624.
Trinity College’s Information Services invites applications for the position of research, instruction, and outreach librarian. Trinity College offers the best of several worlds: a traditional New England small liberal arts college set in downtown Hartford, a college that combines a strong commitment to community learning with equally strong study away ties. It is one of the few small liberal arts colleges that can truly claim to be global and urban in focus.
     Information Services at Trinity College merged about four years ago, and the research, instruction, and outreach librarian will join the Research, Instruction, Technology group, a brand-new group combining instructional technologists, research librarians, digital scholarship staff, the learning spaces manager, and a director of academic video. Within this innovative group, the research, instruction, and outreach librarian will teach regularly in our program of course-integrated research instruction, build relationships with faculty, students, and staff to support their research and teaching; serve as subject liaison for select departments; and provide general research help. This position is intended as an entry-level or early-career opportunity. Feel free to contact Jason B. Jones (jason.jones@trincoll.edu) with any questions.
     Responsibilities: Create disciplinary-specific research instruction for classes, including first-year seminars. Partner with other groups in the library, particularly the Watkinson Library, to develop instruction around primary sources and archives. Incorporate emerging information technologies and new uses of resources. Actively participates in outreach activities, committees, and work groups of the library. Take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the college’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
     Required Qualifications: A Master’s degree or significant coursework toward a PhD. A history of classroom teaching or, in the absence of such history, evidence of a commitment to undergraduate education. Experience in an academic library. Strong academic background and desire to engage with the vibrant intellectual community at a liberal arts college. Commitment to and demonstrated knowledge of diversity, inclusion, and equity issues as related to research instruction, collection development, and user-centered public service. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to advocate for the library to a variety of constituents. Evidence of working closely with colleagues, undergraduates, faculty, staff, and college administrators.
     Preferred Qualifications: A graduate degree from a program accredited by the ALA and/or in a social sciences discipline or related field. While the exact disciplinary responsibilities of the position will be determined in consultation with the successful applicant, we would particularly invite candidates with interest/experience in the social sciences. We would also welcome candidates with expertise in any of the following: data curation, management, or visualization; digital humanities; emerging technology; open educational resources; or some other area where the liberal arts and technology intersect.
     Special Instructions to Applicants: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin mid-April and continue until position is filled. 

     For more information and to apply, visit https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1890

  

 

 


School Libraries & Media Centers

 

 4.22.2019 

Library/Media Specialist - Nathan Hale-Ray Middle School, East Haddam
AVAILABLE: 2019-2020 School Year, August 26, 2019. SALARY/BENEFITS: Per EHEA Agreement. CLOSING DATE: April 26, 2019.** REQUIREMENTS: Completed Teacher/Administrator Application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Copies of Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts, Copy of Appropriate Connecticut Certification (062 Certification Required), Three Current letter of recommendation. East Haddam Public Schools is seeking a Library/Media Specialist at the Nathan Hale-Ray Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year. Interested candidates should submit a completed application at: http://www.applitrack.com/easthaddam/onlineapp/. Questions can be directed to the Board of Education’s office at 860-873-5090. The East Haddam Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer for all persons without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or physical disability. **District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.


 4.12.2019 

Part Time Library Assistant - Killingly High School
Part-Time, 19.75 hours per week, 10 months. No benefits. Position to support Library Media Specialist. Apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/killingly/onlineapp/ - Job Posting: 290. When applying online, please be sure to upload the following documents for application to be complete & considered: Resume, Letter of Intent, Three (3) recent letters of recommendation from persons who can address professional competencies, CT Certification and official copies of transcripts (if applicable). The Killingly Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 


Corporate / Special Libraries & Library-Related Organizations

 

 4.1.2019  

Cataloger - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI)
Immediate full-time professional position available for an experienced cataloger to work in our Windsor, CT office.
The cataloging landscape is rapidly changing, and DGI is committed to providing the high quality services that libraries and publishers need. We are passionate about our work! Do you thrive on the challenge of cataloging in a fast-paced, production environment? Are you ready to join a group of congenial colleagues, working in a beautiful repurposed factory building in historic downtown Windsor? If so, we want to speak with you!
     Description: Work with a team of professional and paraprofessional catalogers to perform original and copy cataloging for materials in a variety of formats and languages. DGI provides cataloging services to a wide range of clients, including academic, public, school and special libraries as well as the publishing and library vendor communities.
     Required qualifications: MLS/MSLIS/MLIS (ALA accredited). Fluency in English. Recent experience in original and copy cataloging (RDA, AACR2, LC, DDC, MARC21 formats, LCSH, OCLC). Exceptional communication skills. Ability to think logically, work accurately and maintain focus in a deadline-oriented production environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability/willingness to work at client-site projects
     Preferred experience/background: Strong customer service and project management experience.
     Compensation: DOE (flexible 37.5 hour work week). This position includes a benefits package and 401(k) plan.
     Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com.
     Web Site: https://www.dgiinc.com/careers/cataloger/

 


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