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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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Public Libraries

 

 11.16.2018 

Assistant Children’s Librarian - Wilton Library
Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist with collection management, perform reference services, create and participate in programs and story times for birth – age 12, and perform other duties as assigned under the direction of the Children’s Library Manager.
     A successful candidate must have general knowledge of classic and contemporary children’s literature. Candidates must also have knowledge of child development and be able to plan and implement programs in the STEM and technology fields. Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Publisher and social media expertise are required. Attention to detail and the ability to work well independently and cooperatively with other team members in a creative and vibrant environment is crucial.
     Responsibilities include: Provides children and families with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use and selection of library materials and resources. Designs, implements, and evaluates programs for birth - age 12 that respond positively to the community’s needs and support the library’s mission. Designs, implements, and evaluates STEM/ STEAM and technology programming for ages 5 – 12. Evaluates and suggests print and media titles for purchase or replacement. Assists in the deselection of library materials from the collection. Assists in outreach outside of the library. Performs related work as assigned by the department manager.
     Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school. A minimum of one year working with children in a professional setting. Able to work a flexible schedule that includes day, night, and weekend hours. Excellent customer service skills and professionalism.
     Details: Full-time (35 hours per week) includes evening and weekend shifts. Salary is commensurate with experience and meets CLA salary guidelines. Excellent benefits package. Applications can be obtained at the library or online. Position will remain open until filled.
     Email resume, cover letter and WLA application to employment@wiltonlibrary.org.
     Wilton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 11.16.2018 

Library Assistant - Case Memorial Library, Orange
Part-time Library Assistant, 12 hours per week, $11.89/hour, in our busy Circulation Department. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, a love of reading and books, and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kathy Giotsas, Library Director, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477 by email to kgiotsas@casememoriallibrary.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 30th, 2018. EOE. No Calls Please.

 

 11.12.2018 

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 reference information in various formats required. Competency with social media and Microsoft Publisher a plus. Day, evening, and weekend hours. 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: Monday, December 3, 2018. EO/AA

 

 11.7.2018 

Library Circulation Assistant – Windsor Locks Public Library

Windsor Locks Public Library seeks an individual with excellent customer service skills to serve a diverse public. Prior library experience, customer service, and familiarity with Sierra or other library system preferred. Candidate must possess strong technology skills along with the ability to perform a variety of circulation duties, including shelving of materials and answering phones. This part-time position requires weekly Tuesday evenings from 4:30-8:30. Candidate must be available for fill-in shifts on other evenings or Saturdays as needed. Interested applicants may send cover letter and resume, including availability via email to wlockslibposition@mail.com to the Director, Windsor Locks Public Library, 28 Main Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096.

 

 11.6.2018 

Supervisor of Circulation - City of Bristol, Bristol Public Library
Summary: Plans, directs and supervises the Circulation Department and coordinates circulation services between the Main Library and the Manross Library. Performs professional library services assisting patrons in the selection and borrowing of materials. Provides training and supervision to professional staff, library assistants and clerks. Organizes and directs the work of Circulation in general book and non-book lending, borrower registration, fine collection, museum pass borrowing, and opening and closing procedures. Makes recommendations and participates in near-term and long-range planning of general library policies and services as related to circulation. Examines professional publications and other sources for book selection, periodicals and related materials. Provides policy resolution for patrons. Keeps abreast of developments and technological advances in the library field, current events, popular reading interests, and other issues to maintain awareness of public information needs. Prepares statistical and narrative reports. Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations, and acts as a liaison to Library Connection regarding all circulation functions.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school with 5 years progressively responsible public library experience, including 3 years supervisory experience in a library division. Demonstrated experience in managing digital collections and vendor fulfillment and services.
     Knowledge/Abilities: Knowledge of current library trends and best practices, supervisory methods, including work delegation, scheduling, and evaluating performance. Requires effective communication skills, strong customer service skills, working knowledge of computer applications for library services including SIERRA; and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel spreadsheet capability.
     Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment.
     Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August - the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & medical/dental/life insurance package.
     Salary: $25.61/hourly. ($27.96 @6 months, $28.32 @1 year.)
     SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov
     DEADLINE: Friday, November 16, 2018.
     EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 11.6.2018 

Public Service Associates (2) - East Hampton Public Library

The East Hampton Public Library seeks two enthusiastic Public Service Associates with great technology skills and a passion for working with the public. $14 per hour approximately 15 to 19 hours per week. Must be able to work one evening per week and one Saturday every three weeks.
     Responsibilities include assisting patrons on the circulation and children’s desk, answering patron questions about technology, collections and research and providing excellent customer service. Additional responsibilities may include planning and running library programs and/or assisting with the processing of library materials. A great opportunity for library school students. Library experience preferred. Strong communication and computer skills essential.
     Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and employment application to: Town of East Hampton, Department of Human Resources, 20 East High Street, East Hampton, Connecticut 06424. Or by email to Lisa Seymour, Human Resources Coordinator, lseymour@easthamptonct.gov. EOE/AA/M-F.
     Closing Date: 11/16/2018 (or until filled)

 

 11.1.2018 

Part-Time Library Assistant, Children's Department - Trumbull Library

The Trumbull Library has a part-time position available for the Fairchild-Nichols Memorial Branch serving in the Children’s Department. It is a 19 hour positions 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

 

 10.30.2018 

Library Assistant - West Haven Public Library

West Haven Public Library seeks a part-time library assistant (12-16 hours per week) to work at least one evening a week, some days and Saturdays in rotation. Under the direction of the User Services Librarian, duties include: charge items in and out, answer telephone, assist patrons with library resources, assist librarians with programs, patron registration, inquiries and shelving. Excellent customer service and computer skills are essential. High school diploma or equivalent required, prefer Bachelor’s degree and library experience. Bilingual/Spanish a plus. Must have transportation. Salary is $11.10/hour. E-mail cover letter and resume no later than November 20, 2018 to: Colleen Bailie, dir@westhavenlibrary.org. No telephone inquiries. EOE/MF.

 

 10.30.2018 

Part-Time Library Assistant - Weston Public Library

The Weston Public Library seeks a customer oriented library assistant. The responsibilities for this position include: assisting patrons at the Information Desk, checking in and out Library materials, performing basic reference services, assisting patrons in the use of computers and photocopiers, shelving of Library materials, and registering patrons.
     Part Time, 14 hours weekly: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons. Some flexibility and weekend hours required. Salary starts at $13.75/hour (non-benefited) and is commensurate with experience.
     Minimum qualifications: Knowledge of the principals of library science and some library experience preferred. Knowledge of computer hardware and software. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
     Applications: Town of Weston applications may be obtained from Weston Town Hall, 56 Norfield Rd., Weston, CT 06883 or online at www.westonct.gov. Applications must be submitted to the Weston Town Hall along with a resume and cover letter. Application packages may be mailed to Weston Town Hall, ATTN: Jonathan Luiz, Town Administrator, 56 Norfield Rd. Weston, CT 06883 or emailed to jluiz@westonct.gov. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.

 

 10.30.2018 

Part-Time Library Technology Assistant - Weston Public Library

The Weston Public Library seeks a customer oriented and tech savvy library assistant. The responsibilities for this position include: developing the Library’s online and social media presence, oversight of the Library Makerspace including all equipment and supplies, technology-based programing, assistance with evening programs, and general assistance at the Information Desk.
     Part Time, 14 hours weekly: Mondays and Tuesdays 1-6PM with remaining 4 hours on Thursdays flexible to cover scheduled evening programs. Salary: $15.25 hourly (non-benefited).
     Minimum qualifications: Experience with social media and online marketing platforms, knowledge of/interest in new and emerging technologies, previous public library experience preferred, coursework completed toward MLS or LTA certification preferred. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
     Applications: Town of Weston applications may be obtained from Weston Town Hall, 56 Norfield Rd., Weston, CT 06883 or online at www.westonct.gov. Applications must be submitted to the Town of Weston along with a resume and cover letter. Application packages may be mailed to Town of Weston ATTN: Jonathan Luiz, Town Administrator, 56 Norfield Rd. Weston, CT 06883 or emailed to jluiz@westonct.gov. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.

 

 10.26.2018  rev. 11.1

Head of Information Services - Public Library of New London
The Public Library of New London seeks a full time Head of Information Services with exceptional customer service skills and an enthusiasm to work on new and big projects. This is a 35 hour work week position with a salary of $50,000 with a variable schedule that includes daytime and evening hours and Saturdays in rotation.
     The person holding this position oversees collection development, is responsible for the Non Profit Resource Center and serves as the library webmaster. Other responsibilities include staffing a busy reference desk, promoting community outreach and programming. He/She will be recruiting volunteers and will organize and conduct programs for the diverse community of New London. He/She will be preparing reports and maintain statistics for the department.
     Minimum Requirements: ALA accredited MLS. One year of experience working as a professional public librarian in adult services. One year of demonstrated experience planning and presenting public activities, events and workshops. A thorough knowledge of Word Press website software or other similar website maintenance programs are required for this position. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
     If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to mgupta@plnl.org or mail to Madhu Bajaj Gupta, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 by Nov 16, 2018.

 

 10.26.2018 

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 Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov/employment/. 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.

 

 10.25.2018 

Library Director - E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison

Search extended. The Scranton Library Board of Trustees seeks a full-time Library Director to oversee and supervise all operations of the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library located in beautiful Madison, Connecticut. This is an exciting opportunity to provide direction and leadership as the library undergoes a major expansion and renovation project with an anticipated completion date of fall 2020. The library, located in an historic building designed by Henry Bacon in the heart of downtown, boasts a circulation over 130,000 volumes and over 100,000 library visits per year.
     The Scranton Library offers a competitive salary and benefits.
     Job Summary: In keeping with the mission of the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, the Library Director is responsible for developing and supporting all efforts necessary to maintain a free library, responsive to the community’s needs for information, education, and recreation. Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops library policies, monitors library services, develops and manages the budget, collaborates on fundraising efforts, creates public relations materials, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, and stays informed of developments in library management. In addition, the Library Director serves as a member ex officio of the Board of Trustees and attends monthly meetings of the Scranton Library Friends. As the chief representative of the library, the Library Director communicates with and provides information to Madison officials, staff and boards on a regular basis.
      Essential job duties include: Ensure all library services are of the highest quality and adequately meet the needs of the Madison Community. Assist the Board with both long and short range plans to support and promote the mission of the library and address issues as they arise. Compile library statistics and create reports for monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Library’s annual report and the Connecticut State Library. Manage and oversee the evaluation, planning and execution of library programs for children, teens and adults; the selection and maintenance of library materials including books, media, and electronic resources that meet the needs of the community; the purchasing, utilization, and maintenance of technology to deliver, monitor and enhance library services. Prepare the annual budget for Board review and approval in a timely manner. Coordinate, communicate and cooperate with the Board of Finance and Board of Selectmen in preparing the annual budget. Collaborate with the Development Committee to lead fundraising efforts such as writing and administering the Annual Appeal and other planned giving programs. Act as a conduit between the Board, Scranton Library Friends, and staff to ensure smooth implementation of fund-raising activities. Manage internal and external communication of the Library including but not limited to brochures, newsletters, fliers, and newspaper articles. Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the Madison Town Government, Madison Public Schools, the Madison Art Society, and other community organizations. Oversee the hiring, evaluation and when necessary, termination of all staff. Administer employee benefits programs. Provide direction for the maintenance of an attractive, safe, comfortable, and convenient building to serve the public. Provide leadership and direction for major development projects including upcoming construction and renovation of facilities. Participate in state and regional library organizations, as appropriate, to advocate for relevant library issues.
      Requirements: Candidates must have an MLS degree from an accredited school, in addition to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration and staff supervision, including three (3) years in the supervision of a public library major department or as a director of a public library. A combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully meet the requirements of the position may be considered.
      Candidates must possess vision, creativity, motivational and technological skills. Must express a willingness to become involved in the community and understand its needs as well as recognize future library trends and move the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library in those directions. Candidates must have the energy and commitment to meet the challenge of The Board's effort to renovate and transform the library.
      The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to think critically; to draw conclusions or approaches to problems and implement solutions. Must have the ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public.
      Town of Madison: Madison, located on the Connecticut shoreline, is a residential community with Connecticut’s longest sandy beaches. With an unspoiled natural environment and well-run, efficient town government, Madison boasts one of Connecticut’s best performing public school system. Madison is located in southern New England on the I-95 corridor halfway between New York City and Boston. The town’s 18,000 residents enjoy the downtown business district of charming locally run retail establishments. Recreational activities are abundant with the town’s beaches, parks, a town farm and miles of town owned hiking trails. Learn more about Madison at www.madisonedc.com and www.madisonct.com.
      Application: Please submit cover letter, salary requirements, past three years salary and resume to scrantonlibraryhr@scrantonlibrary.org or Director Application, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443. No telephone inquiries. Applications submitted by November 30, 2018 will be considered. E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is an EOE Employer.

 

 10.25.2018 

Part-Time Adult Services Librarians (2) - Simsbury Public Library

The Simsbury Public Library is now accepting applications for (2) two creative and forward thinking Part-Time Adult Services Librarians to work at our busy Information Desk. Under the general supervision of the Head of Adult Services, successful candidates will be responsible for providing excellent customer service and meeting the informational needs of the community through a variety of means; as well as assisting in the promotion of the Library, its programs and services. This is a part-time unaffiliated position with an hourly pay rate of $28.16/hour for approximately 4-16 hours per week (Weekdays, Weekends and Evenings Included). All applications must be submitted online at: www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs.

 

 10.24.2018 

Library Assistant II - Canterbury Public Library
Description: Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Library Assistant II provides customer service and a wide range of clerical duties. This involves a large amount of time at the front desk. As such, the Library Assistant II must be outgoing and friendly in a variety of situations.
      Essential Job Functions: Routine library services including, but not limited to, circulation, processing library cards, collecting fees, and shelving materials. Assists the public in the use of the photocopiers, public access computers, and library catalog. Coordinates ILLs and catalogs new materials. Organizes programs for adults and assists with book clubs. Supervises Library Assistant I.
      Basic Qualifications: Must have High School diploma or equivalent. Must be able to communicate effectively, both in-person and in writing. Must have advanced computer proficiency. Must be able to follow written and oral instruction. Must have prior customer service experience. Must be extremely organized.
      Physical Qualifications: Must be able to carry up to 20 lbs. and push/pull a loaded book cart weighing up to 200 lbs. Must be able to bend and stretch to reach low and high shelves. Must be able to stand for up to 3 hours.
      Compensation/Benefits: $16 per hour. 23-25 hours a week. This position is not eligible for benefits.
      To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Library Director Kelsey Casey at canterburypubliclibrary@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

 10.22.2018 

Librarian I, Youth Services - Ferguson Library, Stamford

The Ferguson Library in Stamford is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic children’s librarian to provide reference and reader’s advisory services, develop and conduct programs, and assist with collection maintenance at the Harry Bennett and Weed Memorial & Hollander Branches. With the support of the system-wide youth services team and the branch supervisor, the successful candidate will have the ability to work independently to supervise the children’s room, and to provide programs and services to families with young children. The Ferguson Library provides full time staff members with a competitive salary and a comprehensive and generous package of employee benefits, including pension, health and life insurance, and programs to encourage staff members to achieve personal and professional growth. The salary range for this position is $59,853 - $73,465 for a 37.5 hour work week. The starting salary is commensurate with experience. The job description can be found here. To apply send a cover letter and resume to Chris Vincent at cvincent@fergusonlibrary.org. Visit fergusonlibrary.org for more information about the Library and community.

 

 10.22.2018 

Library Technical Assistant, Children's Department - North Haven Memorial Library

Duties and Responsibilities: The Library Technical Assistant is responsible for assisting the supervisor in the provision of Children’s Services. Employee is required to perform all similar duties. Assists with the development and implementation of children’s programming. Presentations to children at the town elementary schools and childcare centers. May request and is responsible for incentives from local businesses in support of library programs. Assists supervisor with the ordering of program-related materials and supplies. Creates publicity using social media and other news sources. Maintains and updates the children’s section of the library website. Provides instruction in library skills to patrons and staff as needed. Maintains and creates displays and flyers. Performs all circulation duties. Provides reference services. Assists in the repair and maintenance of library books and materials. Responsible for opening, closing, and securing the children’s department in the absence of the supervisor. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Accepts additional duties as assigned and is qualified to work in any department within the library organization.
     Abilities: Ability to greet the public courteously with a special affinity for children. Interest and knowledge of children’s literature desirable; knowledge of social media and library databases; ability to work well with others. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds.
     Education and Experience: High School diploma; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree desirable but not necessary. Prior experience in a library a plus.
     Hours: 35 hours a week. Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends without exception. This is a bargaining unit position.
     Salary $22.13/hr. Benefit package.
     Closing Date: When filled.

     Application process: http://www.northhaven-ct.gov/Employment/EmploymentApplicationProcess20120718.pdf.

     Application: http://www.northhaven-ct.gov/Employment/ApplicationforEmployment20161229.pdf

 

 10.22.2018 

Technical Assistant, Technical & Circulation Services - Waterford Public Library
The Waterford Public Library has an opening, effective January 2019, for a technical assistant in its technical & circulation services department. S/he is responsible for cataloging and classifying all formats of library materials, assisting in the maintenance of the library’s integrated library system and providing support to library staff related to other library technology and technical and circulation services functions.
     This is a full-time position and the successful candidate must have knowledge and demonstrated experience with current cataloging principles and practices as well as maintaining and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.
     Associate’s degree in library technology or bachelor’s degree, and 3 years of public library experience in technical services. Knowledge of SirsiDynix a plus.
     Salary commensurate with experience, beginning at $43,480; 35 hrs./wk.; excellent benefits.
     Please send application (available at www.waterfordct.org or Human Resources Dept., Waterford Town Hall) to Director of Human Resources, Town of Waterford, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 by November 16, 2018. E.O.E.

 

 

 


Academic Libraries

 

 11.16.2018 

Part-time Temporary Reference/Information Literacy Librarian - Asnuntuck Community College

Reposted. Anticipated. 17 hrs/week. Educational Assistant. ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: Spring 2019 (pending funding).
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/MLIS degree, information literacy instruction, reference service experience, library and office technology abilities/experience. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply, stating in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions may be made for compelling reasons.
      RESPONSIBILITIES: The Reference/Information Literacy Librarian will provide classroom information literacy instruction, reference, circulation and other duties as assigned. Hours for this position to be determined, but one shift will be Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The remaining schedule will generally be between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Exceptions may be made to accommodate faculty teaching schedules An occasional Saturday may be required.
      MINIMUM SALARY: $34.59/per - no benefits
      TO APPLY: Submit letter of interest, resume, Board Application (found at www.asnuntuck.edu – Employment tab) and the names of three references to: Asnuntuck Community College, Human Resources – JOB CODE: LIB, 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082. Email: AS-AcademicAffairs-HR@asnuntuck.edu. Fax: (860) 253-3069. Closing date: Friday, November 30, 2018.
      Asnuntuck Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 11.16.2018 

Librarian 3, Metadata Management - UConn Health, Farmington

Search #2019-301. The Metadata Management Librarian has a unique opportunity to shape how we create, use and manage metadata for the 21st century library. Success in this position calls for innovation, creativity and a willingness to iteratively problem solve in our complex and dynamic environment. The Metadata Management Librarian will collaborate to enable discovery, access and stewardship of the UConn Library's collections. Along with UConn Health Sciences Library personnel, the Metadata Management Librarian make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the library and across the University.
     Supervision Received: Reports to the Library Director
     Supervision Exercised: Leads professional staff members of lower rank, para and non-professional or other staff as assigned.
     COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED: Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability. Generous vacation and sick-time plans. Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options). Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members. Quick commute access from I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding areas. State of the art facility and campus environments. Progressive leadership and educational development programs available.
     Schedule: 40 hrs per wk, Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm with a 30 minute unpaid meal break
     Duties and Responsibilities: Manages metadata necessary for the discovery, access and stewardship of UConn Library health sciences collections. Applies knowledge of relevant international and national standards, rules and best practices for creation, analysis, enrichment, normalization and maintenance of metadata at levels ranging from sets to bibliographic records, items and holdings. Collaborates across the university to develop and enhance procedures for effective metadata management and is responsible for developing solutions to metadata access and discovery problems.
     Minimum Qualifications Required, Knowledge,Skill and Ability: Demonstrated ability to work within a variety of complex and inter-related systems, interfaces and knowledge bases. Knowledge of PubMEd, Linkout and MeSh subject headings. Knowledge of bibliographic utilities, tools and library management systems, vendor cataloging services, authority control services and automated routines for metadata maintenance. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively. Demonstrated ability to adapt to change. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
     Minimum Qualifications Required, Experience and Training: A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent) plus three(3) years of relevant professional library experience in a health science setting. Two years of the general experience must have involved the performance of professional library tasks at or above the level of Librarian II.
     Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's or second Master's degree in fields relevant to position responsibilities (e.g. management of information systems, data analysis, computer sciences). Experience with the Alma library management system and the Primo discovery system. Working knowledge of high level scripting language(e.g. Python, Perl, PHP, Javascript). Demonstrated proficiency in MARC21 and knowledge of current and emerging structured metadata standards, models, applications, and initiatives (examples include RDA, Dublin Core,MODS, METS, BIBFRAME, KBART and Linked Open Data). Working understanding of Semantic WEb technologies (based on RDF). Working knowledge of metadata tools and systems for creating, editing and transforming metadata (e.g. XML,XSLT,Oxygen, MarcEdit, OpenRefine). Experience working with APIs and with normalizing and scripting transformations of structured metadata in an XML environment (e.g. JSON).
     Full Time Equivalent Minimum Salary: $73,694.00
     Why UConn Health: UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
     To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.uchc.edu/. You may use the Candidate Self-Service (CSS) online application. After submitting your application, you may also have the opportunity to upload a cover letter, a resume, and references. You MUST have these documents available at the time of application.
     UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us

 

 11.15.2018 

College Archivist and Manuscript Librarian - Trinity College

Full time, 40 hours per week. Position Summary: The Watkinson Library, special collections and archives of Trinity College (Hartford, CT) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking archivist to provide leadership, vision and creativity in collecting, processing, preserving and providing access to archival and manuscript collections. The College Archivist and Manuscript Librarian reports to the Director of Special Collections and Archives and is responsible for the acquisition, appraisal, accessioning, processing, arrangement and description of archives and manuscripts in analog and digital formats. Trinity College is celebrating its bicentennial in 2023 and the College Archivist will play an important role in preparing for this celebration.
     The Watkinson Library serves as a public research library, the rare book and special collections of the Trinity College Library, and the repository of the College archives. The Watkinson contains over 175,000 printed volumes ranging in date from the thirteenth century to the present; 4,000 linear feet of manuscript and archival material; 25,000 pieces of sheet music (1720-1950); over 5,000 sound recordings; and thousands of pieces of ephemera (postcards, greeting cards, trade cards, ballad sheets, prints, maps, playbills, posters, and broadsides).
     Our vision is to create a welcoming space for the community to encounter and interact with the cultural materials we hold, and to facilitate creative and intellectual production based on or inspired by our collections.
     Responsibilities include: Arranging and describing collections, including the preparation and encoding of DACS-compliant finding aids and other descriptive access tools. Establishing and implementing workflows for born-digital content. Digital processing and preservation. Overseeing oral history projects and providing support to community-based oral history projects. Preserving and providing appropriate access to oral history collections. Providing reference services and participating in instruction and outreach activities, such as promoting and providing access to collections through exhibitions, lectures, publications, class sessions and digital projects. Prioritizing and assisting in preparation of materials to be digitized. May also train and supervise interns and student employees.
     Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in archives administration, library/information science, history, or other relevant field from an accredited program. Experience processing archival/manuscript collections. Knowledge of digital formats and standards and of issues related to born-digital content. Knowledge of proper handling and basic preservation concepts for primary source materials both analog and digital. Experience applying descriptive and other metadata standards including DACS and EAD as well as MODS and DublinCore. Ability to work closely with collection donors from a variety of backgrounds. Strong commitment to public service and proven ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, student, and community members. Ability to work collaboratively in establishing priorities, coordinating complex projects, and meeting goals. Ability and interest in promoting and facilitating use of archival collections.
     Desirable Qualifications: Experience with ArchivesSpace. Experience with long term digital preservation. Experience creating, transcribing, and/or cataloging oral histories. Experience working with electronic content and a range of AV materials. Experience with Post-Custodial Archiving. Experience designing and installing exhibits, both physical and digital. Familiarity with AACR2, LCSH, and MARC-XML. Comfort with and interest in learning new technologies. Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, French and/or German.
     Special Instructions to Applicants: Ability to lift cartons weighing up to 40 lbs, to move heavily-laden library carts.
     Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

     For more information and to apply, visit https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1804. Review of applications will begin around January 1, 2019. Open until filled.

 

 11.14.2018 

Access Services Coordinator - UConn Library, Stamford
Under the direction of the Stamford Regional Library Director, the Access Services Coordinator is responsible for maintaining user service operations at the Stamford campus library. Working independently, the incumbent oversees the daily operation of the library’s front desk services including circulation services, reserve services, interlibrary services, and information services. The incumbent works collaboratively with other user service coordinators system-wide to establish and maintain effective, efficient, and consistent processes and procedures. This position contributes to the development of services, space, programs and marketing, and assessment initiatives at the Stamford campus library and actively collaborates with departments, schools, and/or other units to promote and provide guidance on using library resources and services. Evening and weekend hours required.
     Appointment Terms: This is a full time position based in Stamford with an anticipated start date in February, 2019. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.
     To Apply: Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. (reference search #2019160) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
     Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 9, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019160)
     This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 9, 2018.

 

 11.12.2018 

Collections Strategist Librarian (University Librarian 2 or 3) - UConn Library
UCP 7 or 9. Job ID: 2019170. Location: Storrs Campus. The UConn Library seeks a forward-thinking leader and strong communicator to conceive, communicate, and implement strategies to analyze, build, and leverage collections. This newly created position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Collections Strategist will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.
     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Collections Strategist collaborates across the UConn community and with external organizations to develop, maintain, and assess the strategies that the UConn Library uses for collection development; including determining acquisition models, formats, criteria, and partnerships. The position develops inter-and intra-institutional benchmarks to evaluate and identify strategic directions, assists in allocating and managing collection funds, and ensuring that these funds are aligned with broader collection strategies. The strategist is a member of the Dean’s Library’s Council, which is responsible for incubating, informing, and influencing strategic directions of the UConn Library.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
     Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian 2 (UCP 7): Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent) or other relevant discipline. Minimum of three years’ experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, interact collaboratively, and build and maintain successful partnerships. Demonstrated leadership ability. Knowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communications and library collection management. Demonstrated effectiveness in balancing multiple responsibilities in a complex and dynamic environment. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a local level or higher.
     Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian 3 (UCP 9): 1. Minimum of six years’ experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting. 2. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a regional level or higher.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred Qualifications for both levels (UCP 7 & 9): Experience working in an academic or research library. Experience using specialized tools for the analysis of collections (e.g., Alma Analytics, GreenGlass, Tableau).
     APPOINTMENT TERMS: This is a full time position based in Storrs. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.
     TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted online using UConn jobs (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Staff Positions (reference search #2019170) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references. Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 16, 2018.
     Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019170)
     This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 16, 2018.
     All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
     The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 

 11.12.2018 

Public Services Specialist, Circulation and Help Desk - Trinity College
This is a part-time (15 hour/week) academic year position (September – May). The Public Services Specialist works under the supervision of the Public Services Lead to ensure that members of the Trinity community receive seamless IT technical support and access to materials in the library’s online and physical collection and receive fast and accurate answers to questions. Performs a variety of public services and technical tasks, with an emphasis on public services. Works collaboratively with staff throughout Information Services.
     Duties and Responsibilities: Provides excellent, friendly service both to college constituencies and IS staff. Answers questions about policies and services. Assists the public with technology help, the library catalog, databases, and equipment; troubleshoots problems; and reports issues. Manages and coordinates urgent and complicated support issues. Processes Information Services tickets, client and patron requests, interlibrary loan, and reserves. Drives service analytics and develops strategies for improvement. Oversees technology help documentation to ensure top quality solutions are available. Inventories materials and equipment and maintains proper order of stacks through periodic inspections. Supervises and delivers training to student workers. Models excellent customer service to student workers. Develops and monitors strategies to provide excellent technology support for campus constituencies, and ensure that phone, email, and web requests are appropriately handled. Opens and closes the building as assigned. Monitors building activities and works with Campus Safety and maintenance staff when problems arise. Other duties as assigned.
     Note: work schedule will consist of weekday hours between 8am-5pm.
     Minimum Qualifications: One year of college and one year of library, IT or customer service experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education; customer service-oriented; can work both independently and collaboratively; flexible in dealing with change; excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in technology and comfortable learning to troubleshoot technical issues; ability to problem solve; positive and collaborative attitude.
     Preferred Qualifications: Academic IT and/or library experience. Experience with Microsoft Office products. Basic knowledge of various versions of Windows and Mac operating systems.
     Physical Demands: Able to bend, lift, reach, and push heavy book trucks; lift boxes and computing equipment up to 40 lbs.

     To Apply: Apply online at https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1780

 

 11.1.2018 

Director of Library Services - Quinebaug Valley Community College
12 Month Tenure Track. Salary Level: $75,544.00, CCP 20. Quinebaug Valley Community College seeks an innovative and student-centered librarian to lead a teaching library staff. The Library Director performs and supervises the full range of professional library services, including information literacy instruction; technical services; collection development; library- oriented information technology; media services; management of the library/media budget; and long-range planning. The position requires the ability to work some evenings, teach information literacy classes as required, and travel to the College's Willimantic instructional location as scheduled.
     ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: January 2019
     QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution and from three to six years of related library experience, including one to three years of experience supervising others.
     Required Skills: Demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and online communication skills. Experience with and enthusiasm for teaching information literacy skills to individuals and classes. Effective skills in managing fiscal resources. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and work with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members. Enthusiasm for tackling all aspects of the job description with creativity, flexibility, and vision. Proven experience developing and delivering innovative technology for student success.
     Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
     APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 26, 2018
     APPLICATION PROCEDURE: E-mail a completed Community College Application (found at http://qvcc.edu/human-resources/employment- opportunities/), a current résumé, cover letter, and unofficial transcript(s) to: Lois Kelley, Human Resources Assistant - lkelley@qvcc.edu
     PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Quinebaug Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record in its programs or activities.

 

 10.31.2018 

Part-time Reference Librarians (2) - Harrison Libraries, University of Hartford

The Mortensen Library (Harrison Libraries) at the University of Hartford is seeking applicants for 2 part-time Reference Librarians. Reports to Head, Reference and Public Services. Work Hours: 20 hours (minimum). Works evenings and/or rotating weekends with adjusted hours during intersessions and winter/summer terms.
     Assumes responsibility for providing complete and thorough information literacy and bibliographic instruction to library patrons in conjunction with University faculty in an effort to ensure quality customer service as well as the best use of traditional and electronic library resources. Performs all duties in full support of the University’s mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University’s students.
     Provides knowledgeable, relevant and accurate assistance to students and other library patrons, making efficient and expedient use of traditional and electronic library resources. Assists student, staff, and faculty with research inquiries. Supports and staffs regular evening and weekend shifts at Reference/Information Commons Desk. Plans, develops, presents and evaluates instructional, bibliographic and information literacy seminars on library resources to on campus and online students, faculty and staff. Organizes and maintains reference materials in a system that is easy for patrons to access. Serves as an academic liaison to faculty for courses taught on campus and online. Oversees outreach initiatives, online content, and supplemental resources in those designated areas. Provides assistance with special projects including, but not limited to, collection development, data analysis and LibGuides. Maintains collection and reference usage statistics. Develops reports for the Head of Reference and Public Services and the Director of Libraries as necessary and/or appropriate. Assists with all functions of the Circulation Unit including desk coverage, direction, shelving and library opening and closing procedures. Maintains awareness of trends and advances in the field through attendance at meetings or seminars and through regular examination of the literature in the field. Performs other related duties as assigned.
     Master's Degree of Library Science from an A.L.A accredited institution (or recognized equivalent) required, 0 year to < 2 years of work experience.
     How to Apply: For consideration, please apply at https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/.
     The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer, Male (M), Female (F), Disabled (D) Veteran (V). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

 

 10.25.2018 

Public Services Librarian, Access Services - Eastern Connecticut State University
JOB DESCRIPTION: Public Services Librarian–Access Services Librarian – Assistant Librarian rank; full-time; tenure track.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: As part of the library’s public services division reporting to the Head of Public Services, this position supports the primary service desk functions of the Access Services Dept. (Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Maintenance) ensuring that Access Services is appropriately staffed all the hours that the library is open, including evenings and weekends. This librarian will supervise student and support staff and will act as evening supervisor, as needed. He/she will participate in the development, promotion and delivery of resources, services and programs that enhance library support for the university’s instructional and research missions in conjunction with the library staff as a whole.
     SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ABILITIES: Manage all Access Services functions including circulation, reserves and interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, serving as back-up support for all functions as needed. Recommend policies, procedures, services and enhancements in Access Services and participate in the delivery of those services. Communicates and enforces library policies and procedures. Supervise, train, and evaluate regular staff assigned to Access Services. Coordinate hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of student assistants assigned to Access Services. Provide unscheduled support for Access Services as need dictates, including nights and weekends. Keep statistics describing the use of access services, and assist library administration in the preparation of various reports requiring those statistics. Provide reference desk and/or circulation desk service a minimum of 6-12 hours per week. Provide general user education/information literacy instruction and serve as a liaison to one or more academic department(s) for purposes of collection/resource development and specialized user education/information literacy instruction. Work collegially and effectively with the library’s professional and support staff as part of the library team. Keep abreast of current trends in policy, practices, and technologies as they pertain to public services, information literacy, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and professional librarianship in general. Participate in library and university activities as well as engage in scholarly and professional service activities for tenure and promotion. Work well with a culturally diverse client population. Perform other duties as assigned based on fluctuating library needs, including night/weekend work.
     QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA accredited Master’s degree or its equivalent; experience with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma/Primo; knowledge of and experience with electronic information resources and current information technology; the ability to work with library staff, university faculty members, students and people from the local community cordially and effectively; excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong service orientation. Desired: College/research library experience including professional experience; supervisory experience; experience providing reference/information services; training or experience in creating instructional materials and delivering information literacy instruction; training or experience in collection development; training or experience with web and mobile applications to support library outreach; experience in interlibrary loan specifically using OCLC interlibrary loan, and ILLiad; an additional advanced degree.
     TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to: Janice Wilson, Director of Library Services, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Electronic applications are encouraged and can be emailed to wilsonj@easternct.edu. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

 

 10.22.2018 

University Library Assistant 2-Law (UCP 4) - University of Connecticut School of Law Library

The University of Connecticut School of Law Library seeks candidates for a full time, permanent University Library Assistant 2-Law (UCP 4). Responsibilities include staffing the main desk, collection maintenance, processing materials for the library, opening and closing the library, and other duties related to the provision of library services.
     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting library patrons by performing circulation functions and locating library materials using the library’s catalog; maintaining and processing patron and bibliographic records, including the processing of overdue and reserve materials; training and supervising student employees; creating and maintaining finding aids, service guides, usage instructions, and directional signage; monitoring the condition of the library building including study rooms, classrooms, stacks, and common areas; opening and closing the library building; participating in stacks management, including shelving and shifting materials; assisting with outreach to a variety of patron groups; maintaining and troubleshooting library equipment such as scanners, microform readers, printers, and copiers; and other duties as assigned. The work schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 2:45pm-10:45pm and pays above the CLA recommended minimum.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination; Ability to work independently with computer generated records and extract pertinent information following established library procedures; Ability to communicate effectively with library staff, University faculty and staff and the public regarding straightforward issues and to respond effectively to the needs of the public; Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision; Ability to perform moderately complex tasks that sometimes pose new problems, understanding of the operations of the department is required, keeping in mind the relationship of specific assignments to the goals of the department and the library; Demonstrated ability to keep up-to-date with standard practices, procedures or policies the incumbent must implement.
     TO APPLY: Interested candidates please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references via UConn jobs (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Staff Positions. Please reference search #2019142. Screening will begin immediately.

  

 

 


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