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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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Member Relations Manager, Public & Special Libraries
- Connecticut Library Consortium, Middletown, CT

Are you a public or special librarian with a passion for discovering and utilizing the latest library resources, tools, and services to make library users’ lives better? Are you ready to put your marketing savvy, research skills, customer service, and library enthusiasm to work for the betterment of public and special library staff and users across Connecticut? Do you have an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (preferred) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a public or special library setting? If so, the Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC) - a non-profit, statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries - would like to hear from you. As one of CLC’s Member Relations Managers, you will put your experience with and knowledge of libraries to use assisting CLC’s public and special library members with the library products and services they need, want, and already have. You’ll serve as the primary point of contact for our public and special libraries, providing support through product marketing, training, and expert advice. You’ll help coordinate our annual membership campaign, and you’ll actively solicit members' ideas for new products and services to help them be successful. This position will get you out on the road visiting libraries, attending conferences and meetings, and hosting training events. You will have your finger on the pulse of CLC's public and special library membership! Full time. Apply by January 23, 2019. For further details, visit

Public Libraries



Manager of Borrowing and Discovery (Circulation and Technical Services) - Russell Library, Middletown
The Russell Library in Middletown, CT seeks a highly-motivated, customer experience-driven manager to lead our Borrowing and Discovery Department consisting of 24 full- and part-time staff.
     Located in the heart of Connecticut, Middletown (pop. 46,478) boasts world-class educational institutions, a thriving economy, a diverse population, and a vibrant downtown with a fantastic restaurant scene and beautiful views of the Connecticut River. Middletown is an eclectic mix of urban, suburban and even rural/agricultural -- there is something for everyone, all within just 42 square miles.
     Founded in 1875, the Russell Library has been the soul of our community for nearly a century and a half. Our library, like our city, is a mix of past and present -- with a hefty dose of dreams for the future. By joining our team, you will help to make those dreams a reality. Our community needs and deserves a forward-thinking, world-class public library. To make that happen, we need YOU as the next leader of our biggest and busiest department. If you thrive on managing change, team-building, strengthening communities, quality assurance, and serving as a role model for world-class customer service, apply today.
     Minimum requirements include a Master’s Degree in Library Science and three years of progressively responsible experience in library work, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience in hospitality, retail or other customer experience-oriented fields is desirable, as is fluency in Spanish. A Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s license is highly desirable. 35 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours required.
     Starting salary: $67,485, plus a competitive employee benefits package.
     Job description available at
     Please email resume and cover letter to Brandie Doyle, Assistant Director for Administrative Services, Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
     Russell Library is an equal opportunity employer. Russell Library prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Russell Library conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.



Development Coordinator - Stonington Free Library
Stonington Free Library seeks an energetic, self-directed, tech-savvy, creative, and enthusiastic team player with a commitment to the Library’s mission. This is a part-time, year round position (25 hours weekly). Hourly rate is $20.00. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days.
     In addition to creating, implementing and meeting strategic objectives and development goals, the best candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in each of the following areas: Managing and growing annual funds, fundraising efforts and planned giving and endowment programs. Cultivating, retaining and communicating with existing and prospective donors. Maintaining donor database software (experience with eTapestry preferred). Planning and coordinating fundraising and special events. Researching and connecting with potential funding sources. Writing and submitting grant proposals. Producing development reports. Communicating verbally and in writing with professionalism to fellow staff, donors, board and community members.
     Successful candidate must be a reliable, self-motivated team player with an engaging attitude and commitment to customer service. This position requires strong communication and organizational skills, along with the ability to meet deadlines, multitask and manage changing priorities.
     Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to by January 28, 2019. Click here for full job description.



Librarian I, Adult Reference Services - New Britain Public Library

Librarian I, full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) for Adult Reference Services @ $50,896.71. A Masters in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited library science program. Familiarity with adult services with strong readers’ advisory, computer and web design skills, social media/video making, STEAM programming, makerspace, digital media/mobile technology experience, community outreach and diversity initiatives preferred. Successful candidate is creative, enthusiastic, and a curious learner. Excellent communication skills, strong commitment to customer service, ability to work with a variety of people and enjoy challenges. Two years experience and Spanish/Polish proficiency desirable. Apply in writing to the Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051 or by email to



Clerk I (multiple positions) - New Britain Public Library

Clerk I entry level 20 hour positions available to work in Teen Room or Circulation Desk. $14.32/hr. Performs a wide range of clerical/manual functions. Involves frequent customer contact in person and by telephone and the use of computers. Position will cover public service desk. Spanish/Polish proficiency desirable. Schedule includes at least one night per week and alternate Saturdays. Full posting @; high school diploma or GED required. Application at library or send resume & letter, 3 work-related references to Administration, New Britain Public Library, 20 High St., New Britain, CT 06051. No phone calls please.



Part-Time Circulation Assistant - Woodbridge Town Library

The Woodbridge Town Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individual to help staff our circulation desk. 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 position is approximately 21 hours per week at $15.95 / hour. Work schedule may include evenings and Saturdays. To apply, email cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 references to Eric Werthmann, Director, at by January 25, 2019.



Library Technology Coordinator - Cheshire Public Library
Cheshire Public Library seeks qualified candidates for FT, 35 hr/wk position starting at $33.32/hr providing technology planning and support to staff and patrons. Refer to the Cheshire Town web site at for full job description and additional information to apply prior to 2/1/19. Town of Cheshire is EEOE, M/F/D/V.



Library Director – Essex Library Association
The Essex Library, an active and vibrant force in the local community, is seeking a new Executive Director. The library serves the needs of Essex, CT residents, from toddlers to senior citizens, with a collection and programs that reflect the wide variety of interests of local patrons. Beyond the intellectual and cultural enrichment the Essex Library provides, it also serves as a vital community gathering space.
     The Executive Director’s position requires an MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited school; at least five years of full-time library experience with demonstrable proficiency in administration and staff management; a commitment to involvement with the library and the community; strong familiarity with current and emerging library technologies; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to understand and manage the library’s budget and personnel; and a demonstrated ability to work with various constituencies including patrons, staff, Trustees; a very active Friends organization, and local officials.
     The Executive Director position offers a minimum starting salary of $75,000 and options for a benefit package. Please send a cover letter and résumé by March 1 to: Anticipated start date is June 24, 2019.


Librarian III, Head of Children’s/Youth Services (Full Time) - Meriden Public Library
The Meriden Public Library is seeking a dynamic individual to lead our children’s services team in making a difference in the lives of our community’s youth. This position requires knowledge of children’s literature and reading interests, an understanding of early childhood development and learning, and the ability to relate to children and adults. Enthusiasm and motivation for working with children, families, schools and other organizations serving children is essential. The core responsibilities include in collection development, programming, marketing of services to the public, readers’ advisory, and performing outreach through community agencies and schools. In addition, the Head of Youth Services may represent the Library in collaborative projects with local and regional partners. The Library is planning for a major renovation of the Children’s Library, therefore the lucky individual chosen for this position will directly contribute to the creation of a new space for our youth. Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Course work or experience related to children’s services and at least one year of supervisory experience. Some nights and weekends required. Salary starts at $73,465 with a full benefit package. The City of Meriden is an EOE. A job description is available here. Applications and resumes may be sent to City of Meriden, Human Resources Department, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 or submitted online at and must be received by January 18, 2019.


Full-Time Development Director - Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield
Join our innovative, dynamic team! The Oliver Wolcott Library seeks a full-time Development Director to lead, execute and support all aspects of fund-raising at the Oliver Wolcott Library.
     The Oliver Wolcott Library is located in historic and beautiful Litchfield, Connecticut. It is a highly engaged, educated community. The Oliver Wolcott Library is an innovative, dynamic and vibrant library. We are well-loved in our community and have an excellent team of staff, board trustees, volunteers and patrons. Each year, we raise more than 50% of our annual operating budget. The Development Director will help to ensure that we have the funding needed to serve our community with excellence. The Development Director reports to the Library Director but also works closely with a number of volunteers and the Board of Trustees.
     The Library currently has two primary fundraising efforts: the annual fund drive and our annual Festival of Trees held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Development Director will lead, plan and execute all aspects of our Annual Fund Drive and Festival of Trees event. The Festival of Trees is a highly complex fundraising event that includes an online and silent auction, sponsorships, advertising revenue, and other revenue areas. Last year, more than 800 adults attended. It involves extensive understanding of how to plan and execute an event, analyze and create reports and data, cultivate and engage donor contacts and volunteers, creation and execution of marketing and publicity materials, coordination of various committee tasks and assignments, and the ability to work well under-pressure and with varied personalities and groups. The Development Director will enter, maintain, manage, and analyze all the data entry for and into our fundraising databases. The Development Director will also work on planned giving initiatives. The Development Director needs to know how to evaluate and assess annual giving performance and overall revenue performance.
     Qualifications include: B.A. or B.S. strongly preferred. Demonstrated and proven fund-raising and event planning experience. Strong leadership skills including ability to gracefully work with varied personalities and constituencies to accomplish goals. Proficient in data entry and donor database systems. Ease in working with common technology tools. Experience with Constant Contact a plus. Excellent written and communication skills. Excellent networking skills. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to work with frequent interruptions, work well under deadlines, and be detail oriented. Ability to work with a flexible schedule and to effectively manage time to ensure all goals and deadlines are consistently met. Ability to learn and communicate the library's vision and the need for library services.
     For a full job description or any other details, please email
     Annual Salary of $50,000. Full-time position of 35 hours a week with some evenings and weekends required. Excellent benefits. Position requires working at the library. Note: This position requires working the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and the Friday through Tuesday following Thanksgiving in order to support the Festival of Trees annual fundraising event.
     Instructions for Applying: Open until filled but first review of candidates will begin January 30, 2019. Email a letter of interest and resume to or mail to Oliver Wolcott Library, Attn: Ann Marie White, PO Box 187, Litchfield, CT 06759.



Library Assistant II (PT), Multiple Positions - South Windsor Public Library
Library Assistant II, Technical Services
(PT) - $19.23/hour minimum, 19 hours/week
Library Assistant II, Circulation (PT) - $19.23/hour minimum, 19 hours/week
Library Assistant II, Circulation (PT/Sundays) - $19.23/hour minimum
     Library Assistants II provide customer service at the Library’s Adult and Children’s circulation desks and may also be assigned tasks specific to a particular department. The Library Assistant II assigned to the Technical Services Department performs work related to acquisitions, cataloging, processing, and collection maintenance. All regular library assistants are assigned work at public service desks evenings and weekends; Sunday Assistants are primarily assigned on a rotating basis on Sunday afternoons during the school year, but are also called upon for training and other opportunities during the traditional work week. H.S. Diploma required; Library Technical Assistant degree or other related education and previous library experience highly desirable. Please use standard application form, indicating position applied for. Submit applications and requests for additional information to or to Mary J. Etter, Director, South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, CT 06074; (860) 644-1541. Deadline: January 22, 2019



Library Assistant I (PT) - South Windsor Public Library
$15.00/hour – 19 hours/week. General assistance including shelving, display, program support, and circulation desk activities; schedule will include evenings and weekends. HS diploma required; previous experience in libraries helpful. Please use standard application form. Submit applications and requests for additional information to or to Mary J. Etter, Director, South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, CT 06074; (860) 644-1541. Deadline: January 22, 2019



Part-time Library Page/Assistant - Library Association of Warehouse Point, East Windsor

East Windsor’s Library Association of Warehouse Point is seeking a Part-time Library Page/Assistant. Hours include (but are not limited to) Saturdays; ability to work substitute or additional hours during the week or evenings is desired. Starting salary: $11.00.
     Duties include materials shelving, shelf reading, circulation duties, answering incoming calls, assisting patrons in locating items as well as computer / copier / printing, assisting with preparation and clean-up of children’s and adult programs. Other project duties, under the supervision of Area Managers or the Director, may be assigned.
     Please submit a resume and brief cover letter addressed to: Michael Sweeney, Library Director. Applications may be submitted at the library information desk or by email to with the subject line “Job Application.” Review of applications will begin January 22, 2019. Please do not call.



Bookkeeper – Mystic & Noank Library, Mystic

8-10 hours/week. Requires a high degree of proficiency using QuickBooks software. 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. Associate’s Degree or Certification with accounting concentration preferred; minimum of two years related experience required, preferably with a nonprofit organization. $18-20/hour depending on qualifications. Preference given to applications received by January 4, 2019. Send cover letter, resume and three references to Karen Wall, Library Director,



Children's/Young Adult Services Librarian - Windsor Locks Public Library

Windsor Locks Public Library seeks a dynamic Children's/Young Adult Services Librarian. This full time (35.0 hour) position requires an individual with enthusiasm and creativity who can demonstrate the ability to sustain current programs, including community outreach and the development and implementation of a variety of services to children and young adults. MLS with supervisory experience preferred, but degree candidates with a focus on youth services and other applicants experienced in children's librarianship will also be considered. Work schedule will include a minimum of two weekday evenings and Saturdays in rotation. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. This position requires that the candidate have the ability to develop and conduct a variety of programs including weekly story hours, crafts and other literacy programs on a year-round basis. This position is responsible for preparation of marketing materials to publicize programs, user guides of current trends, and collection development of early literacy through young adult materials. Must possess knowledge of acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and withdrawal of materials and have the skills to implement a collection development plan to fit within the scope of the budget while maintaining awareness of trends in youth services; Responsible for reference and reader’s advisory guidance to children, parents, and teachers, creating displays to enhance the library experience and to provide use of library resources, short and long range planning for children services and programs. Performs duties in other library departments and participates in library special group projects as needed, and assists and instructs patrons in using library services, equipment and facilities. Please send electronic resume and three references to M/F/D/V EEO Employer.


 12.6.2018  rev. 1.2.2019

Part-Time Children’s Assistant - Cromwell Belden Public Library

Extended. The Cromwell Belden Public Library is seeking a part-time children’s assistant to work with the Children’s Librarian to provide programming and circulation for our youth services department.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, knowledge of technology in libraries, and a passion for library service to children and families. Knowledge of the Sierra ILS is a plus. Enthusiasm and a willingness to work as a part of a team are required. Position is 19.5 hours a week, including some evenings and weekends. Starting pay is $14.39/hour. Deadline to Apply – January 17, 2019. Applications may be found on and can be emailed to or mailed to: Town of Cromwell, Human Resources Dept., 41 West Street, Cromwell, CT 06416.



Academic Libraries



Information Services Coordinator, Information Services Desk (Circulation and IT Help Desk) - Trinity College
Full Time, 40 Hours Per Week, 52 Weeks Per Year. Exempt. Open Until Filled.
     Position Summary: Trinity College in Hartford, CT is seeking a dedicated and customer-focused individual for the position of Information Services Coordinator. This is a full-time position at the Information Services Desk, which is a combined library and IT help desk. The successful candidate ensures that members of the Trinity community receive seamless IT technical support and access to materials in the library’s collection (both Trinity’s and partner institutions) and receive fast and accurate answers to questions.
     Reporting to the Director of Constituency Services, this entry level management position will involve working closely with Information Services staff, other college departments, as well as consortium partners to develop and maintain an outstanding customer service model at the primary service desk of the Information Services department.
     The successful candidate will play a vital role in implementing new and innovative ways to serve the Trinity community. The incumbent will: exercise independent judgement to make decisions that may depart from standard procedures as needed; participate in evaluation of new work processes and tools; assess current services and needed improvements by analyzing data; and recommend new technology solutions as appropriate to the needs of the department. Daily responsibilities include participating in all services at a busy Desk operation, such as processing Information Services tickets; ensuring that phone, email, and web requests are appropriately handled; assisting clients with technology issues; circulating materials; managing and coordinating urgent and complicated support issues; basic oversight of building operations such as safety and cleanliness; responding to questions regarding IT and library services, policies, and procedures; making decisions regarding the reduction or cancellation of fines, fees, or blocks on patron accounts; registering new users; and coordinating resource sharing activities for books and articles.
     The Information Services Coordinator will also be responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling, mentoring, supervising, and payroll of our student assistants. The incumbent will serve on Trinity and consortium committees as appropriate.
     The ideal candidate will be: Friendly and outgoing with a positive and cooperative attitude. Customer-service oriented, with proven customer service work experience. Experienced in managing a diverse staff. Able to successfully work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Familiar with technology, especially in an academic environment, and comfortable troubleshooting issues with Mac OS and Windows computers, printers, applications, databases, and WIFI. Knowledgeable about user experience (UX) principles. Flexible with scheduling and able to work evenings and weekends.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and IT, library or customer service experience, including supervision of staff, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
     This is a full time, full year, benefit eligible position. Salary will commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and education. Review of applications will begin mid-February.
     For more information and to apply, visit



Digital Scholarship Librarian - Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated librarians who have an enthusiasm for digital scholarly initiatives and teaching, and the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of digital scholarly initiatives. Participates in the Library Partnership program. Participates in the Library’s instruction program. Provides reference service.
     REQUIREMENTS: A graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program. Experience and knowledge of current practices in digital scholarship. Project management experience. Evidence of potential in teaching. Professional academic reference service experience. Interest in marketing, outreach, and the 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. Creative approach to the development of new services and commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.
     HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Second Master’s degree.
     CAMPUS AND LIBRARY: Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School Of Nursing & Health Studies, and The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. All schools of the university are committed to a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging interdisciplinary learning and fostering ethical and religious values. The DiMenna-Nyselius Library provides innovative services and access to almost 1 million volumes in a state-of-the-art building that is highly-rated in student surveys.
     TO APPLY: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to, click on Employment Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Review of applications will begin on January 22 and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability. The salary exceeds the Connecticut Library Association minimum.


Reference Librarian, Full-Time – Goodwin College
Immediate opening for an entry-level Librarian I position at the Hoffman Family Library. Works under the general supervision of the Library Director. Assists in providing reference services, collection maintenance and interlibrary loans. Acts as the Library Liaison to an academic department. The successful candidate will provide excellent reference services to students, faculty, and staff using both print and digital resources.
     Responsibilities: planning work according to established library procedures; establishing task priorities within work unit; creating content for course-specific LibGuides; assisting in near- and long-term planning; opening and closing library according to security procedures; providing individual and group instruction; participating in Library Liaison program by attending classes in person and through embedding in BlackBoard; teaching research-related courses.
     Additional job functions: examines professional publications and other sources for selection of books, periodicals and other materials; attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations.
     Knowledge, skills and abilities: ability to apply principles of library science to solve practical problems; strong computer application and digital technology skills; ability to work effectively with other library staff; ability to understand and use the library services provided by our integrated library systems; knowledge of basic research materials; strong interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college is required; previous academic library experience preferred; previous teaching experience preferred.
Application instructions: Interested candidates should apply at As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Goodwin College encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply.


 11.19.2018  rev. 12.20

Librarian - Naugatuck Valley Community College
Anticipated position opening: Librarian (Community College Professional 18), Naugatuck Valley Community College. 12 Month Tenure Track position. Anticipated Starting Date: Spring 2019. Location: Danbury Campus, 190 Main Street, Danbury, CT.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Library Science together with at least one year of experience as a Librarian. Bilingual English/Spanish 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. They must also provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, with daily reporting to the Dean of NVCC’s Danbury campus, the Librarian is accountable for providing support to the learning mission of the College through effective performances in the following essential result areas, as assigned: Public and Reference Services; Technical Services, Instruction; Circulation Management; and Staff Supervision. Responsibilities will include staffing the Reference desk, teaching library instruction classes, cataloging and acquisition of materials, and providing computer-based technical support for the library on NVCC’s Danbury campus.
     MINIMUM SALARY: $63,093, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.
     TO APPLY (Submit the following to the address below. Emailed or faxed application packages will NOT be accepted): Letter of Intent; Resume; Typed Employment Application (ONLY Revision dated 10/3/2018 will be accepted); Official transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution; Name, address and phone number of three references.
     ADDRESS: Librarian Search Committee, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 190 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810
     APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18, 2019
     All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). Naugatuck Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.




School Libraries & Media Centers

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Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations



Project Catalogers (Short-Term Contract) - The Donohue Group, Inc.
The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate full-time contract positions available (37.5 hours/week) for a short-term cataloging project in the Boston area. Project is expected to begin in February 2019 and continue into July 2019.
     Duties: Perform copy and original (brief record) cataloging on a variety of materials.
     Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates must have recent experience in original and copy cataloging. Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing. Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained. Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs.
     Compensation: $17.50 per hour. Those with the ability to commit to the full project timeline will be given preference.
     Note: This project includes materials in a variety of languages. Applicants with experience cataloging in languages other than English are encouraged to apply.
     Contact: Please email cover letter (highlighting language competencies) and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development, The Donohue Group, Inc. at
     Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095.
     Web Site:


Administrative/Office Assistant - CT Humanities
CT Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, seeks a full-time (37.5 hours) Administrative/Office Assistant for its 6-member staff in Middletown, CT. CT Humanities administers the state-wide Connecticut Humanities Fund, digital humanities websites and, and the Connecticut Center for the Book. Our mission “encourages curiosity, understanding and critical thinking, providing leadership through grants, partnerships, and collaborative programs” and the ideal candidate will support staff in pursuit of these ends. The Admin/Office Assistant reports to the Executive Director.
     Salary: $40-45K plus benefits.
     Duties are divided between the following:
     Managing ED schedule and email: State, regional, national travel itinerary. Review email, help develop daily schedule and routine. Prioritize ED engagements (meetings, mail/email/phone responses).
     General office administration: Incoming/outgoing mail. General office phone and email inquiries. Organize files.
     Board and committee meetings: Organize board and committee meetings (in person and/or conference call). Take and edit meeting minutes. Create and distribute quarterly board packets.
     This position requires one to function as a liaison between staff, board members, grantees, partners, legislators and legislative aids, funders, donors, etc. Understanding these relationships is critical and excellent communication skills are required.
     Essential skills, duties, and requirements include: Task and goal oriented. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. Database experience – Maintain and update databases and generate reports. Effective writing and editing. Good communication skills with board and staff; liaison role. In-state travel required.
     Our wish list: Social media experience (FB, Twitter, E-newsletter). Event management. Budget experience / tracking expenses. Prior office experience preferred.
     Education: B.A. in a humanities discipline preferred.
     Words and phrases that describe you: Highly organized. Efficient. Tech savvy (bonus if you have WordPress experience). Social media savvy. Gregarious. Curious. Adaptable. Flexible. Self-learner.
     Please indicate your interest with a cover letter and resume using the form at In your cover letter, please tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this CT Humanities position.


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Jobs are divided into four general library categories - public, academic, school, and corporate/special. Within each category, jobs are listed in by date, with newest postings at the top. Jobs that have been on the site for less than a week have the date flagged in  red .


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This page is updated every 1-3 business days as needed. Ads with deadlines are removed once the deadline has passed. Ads without deadlines remain listed for one month. The date the ad was posted to this site appears at the beginning of each listing. When applying for a position that has been listed on the site for several weeks, you should consider contacting the hiring institution to ensure that the position is still open.


What is a "professional" position?

Professional level positions in libraries include directors, department heads, and other management level positions; most positions that include "librarian" in the title (eg., children's librarians, reference librarians, teen librarians, catalogers/cataloging librarians, corporate/law/medical librarians, etc.); school library media specialists; and many more. Just because a hiring institution does not require an MLS for such positions does not mean they are not professional in nature. Positions with words such as "technician" or "assistant" or "clerk" in the job title are generally considered support staff and thus are exempt from the CLA salary guideline. For more information:


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