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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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Library Assistant, Circulation - Groton Public Library
The Groton Public Library has a twenty hour a week circulation position available. This is a union position that pays $22.18 per hour with pro-rated benefits. While at the circulation desk, you would be responsible for answering the phone, registering new users, using a cash register to enter fines and fees and checking in all library materials. The Library has four self-checkout units and you would be responsible for assisting patrons in the use of these units. The shifts will be four hours a day and will include one night a week and a rotating Saturday. The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a high school education and two years public library experience. Excellent communication and customer service skills required. Demonstrated proficiency with computers and office equipment required. Experience in using an Integrated Library System is required. Applications must be returned to Human Resources, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 on or before 6/5/19.



Children's Librarian - Guilford Free Library

The Guilford Free Library is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) children's librarian who is friendly, energetic, self-motivated, and organized. The ideal candidate will comfortably be able to switch between many roles: the singing and dancing program leader, the poised public speaker, the respected professional, the technology expert, the planning assistant, the creative crafter, and a variety of other roles that will comprise this children's librarian position. Starting salary is $49,187/year plus benefits. Closing date is 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019. For a full description of job responsibilities and to apply, please visit:



Library Computer Technician - New Britain Public Library
Classification: Library Associate. Reports To: Technical Services. Starting Salary: $37,006.30. Schedule: Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk).
     Responsiblities: Operates the library’s automation and communications systems including the automated circulation system, LAN technology, WiFi, Internet access, anti-theft system, telephone, and telecommunications systems. Assists with the design and implementation of future automation needs of the Library. Installs and configures computer hardware and software. Responsible for updating inventory and reporting changes to the Technical Services Manager. Schedules and performs backups of public and staff PCs. Assists staff in use of software and computer-related tasks. Attends meetings and training courses as needed to remain current with changing technology. Performs other duties as required.
     Qualifications: A BA or BS degree and post-secondary training and/or experience, preferably 3 years in computer equipment and software systems. Strong knowledge of LAN technology and Windows environment. Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems, set up all aspects of a computer including installation of software, hardware and peripheral troubleshooting, etc.

     To apply, submit resumes to: Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to -- No phone calls. Open until filled.



Assistant Director of Patron Services - Scarsdale Public Library (NY)
The Scarsdale Public Library seeks a dynamic and inventive Assistant Director of Patron Services who is passionate about the role public libraries play in individual lives and the community. The successful candidate is a forward-thinking, strategic thinker who is willing to take thoughtful risks and implement new ideas. He/she is aware of emerging trends in library services, works collaboratively, and is able to inspire and motivate co-workers.
     The Assistant Director must be enthusiastically focused on public service, with a “patron-centric” philosophy and ability to develop services and programs that support this philosophy. He/she must be able to coach, mentor and evaluate the performance of subordinates. Organizational and managerial skills are essential. The Assistant Director is actively engaged in short- and long-term planning, as well as helping the Library meet its strategic goals.
     The Scarsdale Public Library is a bustling and lively hub of a community that values education and supports its library. It is a leading public library in Westchester County, consistently at the top of annual statistical rankings for numbers of visitors, programs and circulation of its collections. It is a member of the Westchester Library System, a consortium of 38 member libraries. The Library is in the midst of a major physical transformation to create more welcoming, flexible spaces that will allow the staff to be more responsive to present and future community needs, and is currently operating from a temporary space, the Scarsdale Library Loft.
     Responsibilities: This position reports to the Library Director, and oversees public services and programs; supervises the managers of Adult/Teen Services, Children’s Services and Circulation services, which includes hiring, mentoring, training and evaluating; develops goals and objectives, and contributes to furthering the Library’s mission; coordinates collection development; helps formulate policies and procedures; coordinates public communications via multiple formats; and, creates and implements programs and services to foster community engagement.
     Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an ALA accredited Masters’ of Library Science, and a minimum of five years of professional library experience subsequent to receiving the MLS, at least one year of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity. Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to: proven project management skills; demonstrated problem-solving skills; strong computer and technology skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; grant-writing experience; flexibility and proven change-management skills; a history of responsiveness to customer and community needs; and knowledge of public library trends, issues and emerging technologies. This position must work evenings and weekends when required.
     Note: This position is classified as Assistant Library Director III by the Westchester County Department of Civil Service.
     Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, and an attractive benefits package.
     To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Bermel, Director, at by June 10, 2019.



Librarian III, Head of Circulation Services - Meriden Public Library
Full Time. The Meriden Public Library is seeking an experienced, detail oriented individual, who loves working with the public to supervise our circulation services clerical staff. The core responsibilities include overseeing circulation operations of the Library, developing work procedures and schedules, training staff in the use of an operation of computerized systems, and recommending long range plans and objectives for borrowing and lending services. In addition, the person in this position also performs reference responsibilities on the public service desk. Enthusiasm and motivation for working with staff and all segments of the community is essential as well as excellent technical skills. Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Experience with Innovative’s Sierra system preferred. Some nights and weekends required. Salary range starts at $61,172 with a full benefit package. The City of Meriden is an EOE. Applications and resumes may be sent to City of Meriden, Human Resources Department, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 or submitted online at and must be received by May 24.



Library Assistants (multiple positions) - Southbury Public Library
     1. Library Assistant - 18.5 hrs. per week. Schedule includes Monday 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday 1:30 to 9:00 p.m.; and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Included is a half hour unpaid break on Tuesday and Saturday. Works in Adult and Children’s Department. Responsible for all circulation procedures and shelving books. Must have good communication skills, working knowledge of clerical duties and working knowledge of computer skills. Ability to work effectively with the public. Graduation from High School or equivalent.
     2. Library Assistant - 20 hrs. per week. Schedule includes: Tuesday 4:30 to 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 4:30 to 9:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.; and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Included is a half hour unpaid break on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Works in Adult and Children’s Department. Responsible for all circulation procedures and shelving books. Must have good communication skills, working knowledge of clerical duties and working knowledge of computer skills. Ability to work effectively with the public. Graduation from High School or equivalent.
     Applications are available at Applications must be received by May 28, 2019. ADA/EOE.



Library Technical Assistant, Public Relations Office - Greenwich Library
Part-time position located in the Public Relations Office of the Greenwich Library. Up to 15 hours/week. Hourly rate $15-17. Responsibilities include: Writing and editing press releases, enewsletters, and social media posts to promote Greenwich Library and its programs, services, and collections. Also includes data entry in Library events database; working with staff and volunteers preparing signs, posters, flyers, and displays; and contact with public for rental/use of Library facilities. Supports Library programs by assisting with event registration, coordination of AV needs, welcoming patrons, and other event host duties as needed.
     Two years of college level courses in public relations, marketing, communications, English, library science or a related field plus a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a professional environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
     Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V
      For more information and to apply online, visit this link.



Library Director - New Milford Public Library
New Milford, CT. With a major renovation project to begin – a project that will leave a legacy for decades – the Library seeks a high energy, innovative director with superb communication skills and a strong public service orientation. Our goal is to fill the position by September 1, 2019.
     In addition to being responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development, management, supervision of staff (28), the director is expected to have demonstrably strong general leadership skills and a collaborative, approachable personal style that will develop effective working relationships with Board members, staff, architects, construction contractors, government officials and the general public. The applicant will have to be a dynamic force during the renovation process.
     Additional desirable qualifications include: a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science; 3 to 5 years of administrative experience in a public library setting; proven fiscal and personnel management abilities, preferably in a library or other non-profit setting; strong background in IT and facilities management; demonstrable passion for and commitment to a public library mission and proven ability to lead an organization through change.
     Salary: $85,000-$88,000.
     For full consideration send your resume (PDF format please) and cover letter to no later than June 16th, 2019. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Children's Services Librarian - The Farmington Libraries
Full-time (35 hours/week). The Farmington Libraries are seeking a full-time Children’s Services Librarian to join a team of dedicated professionals under the supervision of the Director of Children’s Services. This position serves children from ages birth through 12, with a special emphasis on children in grades 2-6.
     Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: the planning and execution of programs for children and families; outreach services to schools and community organizations; collection development and maintenance; readers’ advisory to children, parents, and educators; and creation and distribution of marketing materials.
     The ideal candidate will take initiative to maintain and improve the functions of the department, excel at both independent and collaborative work, and foster a warm and welcoming environment.
     Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of children’s literature, childhood development, and best practices in library services to children and their caregivers; experience in leading programs for children in grades 2-6, and STEAM programming; as well as strong written and oral communication skills.
     Requirements: MLS from an ALA accredited institution with an emphasis on children’s literature and services, or a Master’s degree in a related field. One-year experience in children’s services in a public library or school library media center, or other related experience required.
     This is a full-time 35-hour per-week position that includes evening and weekend hours. Benefits include paid holiday, sick, and personal time, as well as four-weeks’ vacation, health insurance, and a defined pension plan. Salary meets CLA minimum guidelines for MLS professional positions.
     Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Executive Director via email at No phone calls please. Closing date: Friday, May 31st. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.



Assistant Library Director/Children’s Librarian – Prospect Public Library
Full Time Union Position (40 hours). This position reports to the Library Director and: is responsible for the scope, vision and operation of the Children’s Department including outreach programs in the community for children and young adults; will act in a leadership capacity in collaboration with the Director and assumes full responsibility for supervision of the Library in the absence of the Director.
     Responsibilities of the Assistant Director/Children’s Librarian also include: assisting with reference services for library patrons, supervising library pages and volunteers, ordering and processing of children’s library materials, compiling library statistics, writing publicity for library events, assisting patrons in the use of library databases and with computer problems, as well as performing other tasks as assigned by the Director.
     Candidate must have experience working with children’s library and/or educational services. Excellent administrative, supervisory, planning and organizational skills are required. A knowledge of library reference materials both print and online is needed.
     A high level of computer expertise, experience with online circulation systems and a minimum of one year of supervisory experience are required. Experience working with a library website and social media would be beneficial.
     Candidate must have MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution. Salary Range is $47,713 to $49,025 per year with medical and vacation benefits.
     Position open until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to John Wiehn, Library Director, Prospect Public Library, 17 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or email to



YA/Reference Librarian - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook

The Acton Public Library is in search of YA/Reference Librarian. The YA/Reference Librarian performs a variety of professional library duties which involve specialized knowledge and skills in one or more library functional areas. The person draws on his/her experience to work with a team of staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Old Saybrook. The Librarian is customer-focused, collaborative, tech savvy, and helps ensure the delivery of quality results. ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent. Candidates with at least 25 credits towards MLS or MLIS degrees may be considered. Two years of relevant experience in libraries. Familiarity with the needs of specific populations to be served (e.g. youth developmental needs). Experience in providing services to specific populations to be served (e.g. young adults). Knowledge of resources, materials, and literature relevant to assigned department. Valid Driver’s License is required. Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. This is a 30 hour per week, part-time position with varied hours, including evenings and weekends. It is a Wage Grade 9, hourly position under the collective bargaining agreement between the Town of Old Saybrook and Local 1303-278 of council #4 (AFSCME). If interested, please complete the Town’s employment application and submit with your resume to: Carl P. Fortuna, First Selectman, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or email a response to Deadline: May 31, 2019. The full job description can be found here.



Part Time Librarian - Rockville Public Library, Town of Vernon
Hourly Rate: $23.00. Must be able to work days, evenings and Saturdays.
General Statement of Duties: Plans, organizes, and supervises library programs in the areas of Children, Teens or Adults. Performs professional library services in assisting library patrons in the selection and use of library materials.
     Supervision Received: Works under the general direction of the Library Director or designee.
     Supervision Exercised: Assigns work to Library Assistants and other staff within the designated department.
     Essential Job Functions: Receives oral and written instruction form the Library Director. Plans and organizes work according to season of year, special events and library schedule. Organizes programs with schools, parent groups and other community organizations. Develops and conducts programs in designated department, and encourages use of library facilities and materials. Develops advertising material to publicize programs and services of the library. Examines professional publications, and other sources, for selection of books, periodicals, and related materials. Helps build book collection, periodicals and communication materials through consultations with Director and other staff members. Arranges book displays; prepares reading lists for school and community distribution. Keeps up-to-date on current library trends. Trains and oversees work assignments of Library Assistants and other departmental staff. Regular and punctual attendance.
     Other Job Functions Duties: Prepares regular narrative and statistical reports for the Director. Reports goals achieved to the Director. Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations. Other duties as required. Performs related work as required.
     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong knowledge of library services provided in a public library setting; strong knowledge of library principles and practices, thorough knowledge of library programming; knowledge of community reading interests, books, authors and other general literature and reference materials. Thorough knowledge of computers used in a public library. Excellent customer service skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills. Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with employees and the general public. Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to develop and implement library programs. Ability to follow and give written and oral instructions; ability to administer policies and procedures and explain them; ability to be in charge of library during some shifts; ability to supervise staff. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. Ability to use standard office equipment. Ability to work evenings and weekends. A Police background check will be required.
     Experience & Training: Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited institution, with at least two (2) years in professional library experience, and some supervisory experience. Strong knowledge of automated library systems. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
     For the complete position announcement and to apply, visit this link. EOE/AA/M/F.



Reference Librarian - Avon Public Library

The Avon Public Library is seeking a friendly, knowledgeable, tech-savvy professional to join our Reference team. This is a full-time position (37.5 hours/week) with a wide range of responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a dynamic personality that enjoys interacting with the public, a love of reading, an ease with technology and a commitment to connecting the library to the community. Responsibilities include reference assistance, collection development, reader’s advisory, technology instruction and troubleshooting, program planning and community outreach. The salary is $28.0938/hour (37.5 hours/week) with all applicable Town benefits. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019. Full details available at:



YA Librarian - New Milford Public Library
The New Milford Public Library seeks an innovative Young Adult Librarian who is looking for an exciting and rewarding challenge – we are currently undergoing a renovation/modernization, and the YA Librarian will be instrumental in helping to create a brand new YA/Teen space, as well as contributing ideas for the Maker Space area. Excellent communication skills, media skills and a strong public service orientation are a must, along with an enjoyment of working with children, tweens, teens, and their parents and teachers. The Young Adult Librarian is responsible for YA programming; collection development of YA and Teen (grades 6 -12) materials; some children’s programming; and acts as an assistant to the Children’s Services Librarian. This is a full-time 40 hour a week position with excellent benefits that requires a minimum of one evening a week and two Sundays a month. The salary range is $43,680 - $46,119. New Milford Public Library serves a community of about 27,000 in Connecticut’s geographically largest town and is the largest library in a hub of smaller communities. Familiarity with the Evergreen ILS and consortia experience is preferred. Requirements are a MLIS or current enrollment in an accredited program. Please send your resume and cover letter to: no later than June 10, 2019. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Assistant Director - Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, NY
Under the direction of the Director, the Assistant Library Director assists in planning, organizing, supervising, developing, and administering all library services, personnel, operations, and programs. The Assistant Library Director is responsible for the overall daily operation of all public service and technical service departments, assists in the development of the library's annual operating budget, and assumes the duties of the Library Director in their absence.
     Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000
     Essential Functions:
     Leadership and Administration: Assists with the management of the Rye Free Reading Room; assists the Library Director in the administration of the Rye Free Reading Room; and assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Provides active support to colleagues and library customers in resolving questions or problems that might diminish a user's experience at the library. Manage professional and support staff and administer personnel actions, including retention, formulation of personnel policies, employee discipline and participation in collective bargaining, selection and evaluation of employees. Establishes departmental goals based on the library strategic plans, and works with managers to develop individual performance expectations and provides the resources necessary to achieve success. Maintains the highest level of professional development by encouraging staff participation in seminars, conference and professional development activities so that staff is aware of current and emerging trends, technologies and customer service standards. Allocate staffing resources to ensure public service functions at the library are courteous and efficient. Conducts training and orientation for new staff and volunteers.
     Development Activities: Actively promotes awareness and utilization of the library such that development efforts are favorably considered when the community is asked for support. Works closely with library staff to ensure that fundraising activities are well-organized and carried out in a professional, effective manner.
     Public Service: Provides reference and readers' advisory services at the public service desks, including answering questions, providing technology assistance, and locating materials on the shelves. Supervises the use of library meeting spaces and art galleries for programs and exhibits, including scheduling, orientation, and room set-up requests. Oversees collection development for the library, including selecting and de-selecting materials according to library policy. Manages library building in terms of appearance, housekeeping, and maintenance.
     Relations with the Community: Works closely with the Director to advocate for the library's overall vision and plan for providing services to the community. Works with individuals and groups in the community to obtain feedback on the library's performance and determine methods for meeting the needs of various groups in the community.
     Other Responsibilities: Develops, implements, and evaluates library programs that respond to current trends and to the needs of the Rye community. Maintains the highest level of personal growth and development through participation in seminars, conferences and associations related to libraries and organizational development. Maintains awareness of current and emerging trends and issues relating to public library development. Oversees the collection of data for library performance metrics. Ensures equal access to all library services for library customers. Actively supports equal employment opportunities consistent with the library's employment policies and state and federal law.
     Education and Experience: The Assistant Library Director must have at least two years of supervisory experience, including personnel management, and at least five years of public library service, hospitality service or customer service.
     Qualifications: ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science and New York State Public Librarians Certificate.
     Knowledge, skills and abilities:

     Comprehensive knowledge of: Personnel management. Team building, consensus management and planning. Staff development and training. Public relations and marketing.

     The ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, professional colleagues, the Board of Trustees and other library advisory groups, and the general public. Analyze library service needs and develop ideas to effectively provide service to meet community needs and demands. Plan and supervise the work of large and diverse staff in a team environment. Work evenings and weekends.
     To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Full description available at



Library Technical Assistant II (Civic Engagement and Marketing Coordinator) - City of Danbury
Salary: $36.85 - $38.79 / Hour. The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Civic Engagement and Marketing Coordinator. Working as part of a team with the Communications Specialist and Program and Outreach Coordinator, the candidate is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing strategic marketing and promotional plans and activities to broaden awareness and strengthen the impact of the Danbury Library brand. The candidate will be responsible for the library’s adult programming, including researching, planning, negotiating, and scheduling. Manages library’s volunteer program and works closely with Teen Librarian to recruit new teen volunteers. This is a public facing position, and decisions made will affect the community’s perception of the library. The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be flexible, approachable, poised, self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be comfortable engaging with a diverse population.
     Duties and Responsibilities: Works as part of a team with Communications Specialist and Program and Outreach Coordinator to develop short and long term strategic communications plans for the library and oversee their implementation. Develops, evaluates, and maintains a comprehensive marketing and community outreach plan for the department. Leads the library’s marketing team in developing plans for community awareness of library services through planning and appropriate communication with media, area organizations, local businesses, and library staff. Recommends the marketing budget and monitors expenses. Identifies services, resources, and programs for marketing and promotional opportunities. Identifies and assesses target markets and community interests and needs. Provides support to other staff members in their efforts at marketing the Library and its services. Oversees the planning, formulation, and maintenance of the library’s strategic plan on an ongoing basis. Manages all community outreach to organizations in cooperation with the Program and Outreach Coordinator, and directly coordinates the library’s involvement in community events. Participates in planning and implementing cooperative public relations activities and coordinates participation in community events. Seeks opportunities to promote the library to the community and working with department staff, prepare and distribute promotional materials for the public including flyers, bookmarks and brochures. Represents Danbury Library at community events both in house and offsite. Assists in assigning staff to outreach events where appropriate. Adjusts schedule when necessary based on library programs and events, including working evenings and weekends. Coordinates media relations. Develops and maintains working relationships with the media and community groups. Keeps informed of local developments and activities through the local press and maintains contact with as many community and business groups as possible. Takes a proactive approach with local media to stimulate and anticipate coverage about the Library and its services, events, and proposed projects. Conducts periodic assessment of community needs and customer satisfaction to identify target audiences and to develop marketing strategies. Manages the library’s program meetings alongside the Program and Outreach Coordinator. Creates and implements a regular schedule of adult programs and events for the library. Researches, contacts, and negotiates with potential presenters and performers. Maintains a host of ongoing programs while introducing new programs and special events that reflect patron and community interest. Set up program space, assist presenters when necessary, and ensure that presenter and patrons have a pleasant experience. Keeps program statistics. Continually analyzes programs, events, and exhibits. Ensures consistent library identity and branding across all media platforms. Responsible for the writing, production and distribution of press releases to promote library services and programs. Reviews program fliers. In collaboration with User Experience Librarian, designs and oversees the creation and distribution of a wide range of Library communications publications; e.g. brochures, flyers, posters, calendars, newsletters, reports, signs etc. Creates library’s summer reading brochures and adult program newsletter. Administers the volunteer program for adults and teens, including court referrals. Works with Teen Librarian to recruit teen volunteers. Solicits and manages monthly displays by outside groups in the library’s display case. Conducts library tours as well as the creation of library displays. Oversee large-scale library events, both ongoing and special events. Performs other duties as assigned.
     Minimum Qualifications:
     Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, journalism, marketing, or public relations with five to seven (5-7) years prior related work experience interacting with the media; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job in the sole determination of the City.
     Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:
     Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of and background in various types of marketing and communication tools and resources. Good knowledge of office equipment, printing processes and preparing files for printing. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or comparable level of graphic design and layout applications preferred. Thorough knowledge or willingness to learn the culture of the Danbury Library and community. A clear understanding of the library’s mission and a forward-thinking vision regarding the library’s role in the community.
     Abilities: Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to work with a diverse community population. Ability to interact effectively with the media, arranging interviews to promote library services and/or programs. Ability to plan programs and/or events in support of library services. Excellent ability to effectively communicate ideas and proposals to diverse audiences to include preparing and presenting a wide variety of related community and public relation materials. Excellent ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented verbally and in writing. Ability to handle a variety of issues with tact and diplomacy. Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and shift priorities as needed. Demonstrated ability to manage communications to successful outcomes for one or more organizations. Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.
     Skill: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient interpersonal and customer service skills. Highly organized, focused, and able to successfully manage multiple projects. Excellent attention to detail.
     If you do not meet the above minimum requirements your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee. PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above, the Civil Service Commission will not accept your Library Technical Assistant II – Civic Engagement and Marketing Coordinator application.
     Application Submission: Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 online at Qualified applicants must submit a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 EEO/M/F/D/V. It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination. Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

     For additional steps in the application process, and information on *application fee waivers, please see the full position announcement here:



Librarian I - City of Danbury

SALARY: $38.02 - 40.02/hour. The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Librarian I. The Librarian I provides reference and adult services in support of the Danbury Library mission. This position coordinates programs, collections, and services for adults, and possesses a working knowledge of modern library policies, procedures, methods, and practices.
     Duties and Responsibilities: Provides general and in-depth reference services using a variety of print and online resources, both in person at the public service desk and by phone and email. Instructs and guides patrons in the use of library resources. Encourages digital literacy and provides technology instruction. Assists in building and maintaining the adult collection, ensuring that it is diverse, current, and relevant in meeting the needs of the community. Continually evaluate collection and assist in weeding when necessary. Maintains and applies a current knowledge of books, authors, and trends in library services and programs. Possesses a strong understanding of librarianship and can anticipate changes of library collections and services. Provides reader’s advisory services to patrons. Maintains a working knowledge of trends in adult literature and educational needs through webinars, conferences, and professional literature. Creates and maintains regular displays using a variety of material types. Conducts outreach to and develops partnerships with community based organizations, city support agencies, adult educational institutions, and local businesses to promote library services and programs. Presents workshops and serves as a guest speaker to the public including community groups regarding a range of topics including but not limited to book discussions, genealogy, job searching and other special topics as requested. Plans and facilitates regular programming for adult patrons, identifying opportunities based on current trends and patron interest. Identifies and addresses user needs and resolves problems in a timely manner. Participates in professional organizations and activities to keep informed of current and emerging trends in public libraries.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education and Experience: Master’s degree preferably in Library Science from an accredited program with the American Library Association; five to seven (5-7) years prior work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job in the sole determination of the City.
     Knowledge, Abilities and Skill:
     Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work including cataloging procedures and circulation functions; knowledge of the organization and management of the library; knowledge of computer applications in support of department operations and the Internet. Knowledge of and interest in books and literature.
     Abilities: Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy; ability to use a variety of computer software programs such as word and data processing as well as print and electronic resources. Ability to conduct independent research on a variety of topics in response to requests from patrons. Ability to manage multiple functions in an organized manner.
     Skill: Excellent demonstrated experience working with the public; excellent organizational and customer service skills. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
     If you do not meet the above minimum requirements your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee. PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above, the Civil Service Commission will not accept your application.
     Application Submission: Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810, or online at Qualified applicants must submit a completed original application with three additional copies and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 EEO/M/F/D/V. It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination. Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

     For additional steps in the application process, and information on *application fee waivers, please see the full position announcement here:



Library Director - Town of Hamden
The Civil Service Commission announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Library Director. This recruitment is open to the general public until Friday, July 12, 2019.
     The Town of Hamden and the Hamden Library Board is looking to recruit a dynamic leader as its Library Director. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record for establishing innovative and creative programming in response to community needs as well as possess proven abilities in strategic planning and community relations.
     The Hamden Public Library is the primary community resource for self-education, civic engagement and educational enrichment for a rapidly growing, diverse population of residents.
     The Library Director is responsible for the administration and management of all library functions within the goals, guidelines and policies established by the Hamden Library Board. The Director provides leadership within the library system and serves as the official representative of the library.
     The Library Director works under the direct supervision of the Mayor as a Town Department Head. The Director works in cooperation with other Town officials and must maintain effective working relationships with both community agencies and the Hamden Board of Education, as well as volunteers and the general public.
     The Director plans and administers all library functions and supervises a total of 40 staff members for the central library and the two library branches with the assistance of the associate library director, branch librarians and department managers.

     The preferred candidate musts have a Master’s degree in Library Sciences or Information Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and ten (10) years of progressively responsible library administration experience, with at least seven (7) years in a supervisory capacity.
     Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and on the Town of Hamden website at
     Closing date: Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 4:00 P.M.



Library Assistant - Cromwell Belden Public Library
Cromwell Belden Public Library in Cromwell, CT, has an immediate opening for a part-time Library assistant, 18 hours per week, $14.39/hour. Some evening hours and Saturday rotation are required. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, be an energetic and enthusiastic team player and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. Prior library experience, college degree and familiarity with Sierra are a plus. Open until Friday, May 31st. Applications may be found on under Human Resources. Please submit applications to: Town of Cromwell, Human Resources Dept., 41 West Street, Cromwell, CT 06416 or email to



Innovation Lab Coordinator - Greenwich Library
A unique opportunity to Imagine, Create, and Collaborate as the Innovation Lab Coordinator for Greenwich Library! Join a dynamic and progressive team in a newly created position to lead this outstanding Connecticut Library forward in the areas of technology programs design and implementation; recruiting, training, and mentoring Innovation Lab staff and volunteers; and providing the entrepreneurial spirit and support focusing on STEAM activities for all ages. In addition to working with internal customers, the successful candidate will also focus on developing external partnerships with local maker individuals and organizations engaged in innovation and entrepreneurial activities. Collaboration with school staff and students will be essential. Another key concentration area will be the provision of excellent public service assisting patrons with technology inquiries and access to the Library’s digital collections. For 200 years, Greenwich Library has served as the intellectual and cultural hub of its community and has recently adopted its new strategic plan, “Greenwich Library Renewed.” Greenwich Library, a Library Journal “Five Star Library”, proudly serves the 62,755 residents of the Town of Greenwich (CT) through its Main library (104,000 s/f) and two branch libraries—the Byram Shubert Library and the Cos Cob Library. With a dedicated staff of 92 FTEs, a collection of nearly 450,000 items and a $10 million annual budget from public and private sources, the Library circulates 1.2 million items and hosts 600,000 visitors annually.
     Founded in 1640, Greenwich is the gateway to New England. A town of many neighborhoods, Greenwich is one of the top 100 places to live in the United States (CNN and Money Magazine). Less than an hour from Manhattan and easily accessible on the Metro-North Rail Line, it is known for its excellent public and private schools and health care system. Ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity are noteworthy; 24% of the population speaks a language other than English in their homes. Greenwich’s recreational amenities include several public beaches, a golf course, tennis courts, the Greenwich Symphony, choral society, and an active arts council. Located in Fairfield County, Greenwich successfully combines a cosmopolitan atmosphere with the friendliness of a small New England town. Additional information on the Library and the community can be found at Greenwich Links.
     Responsibilities. The Innovation Lab Coordinator will support the mission of the Library by overseeing this new program. Key responsibilities include developing and managing the Innovation Lab, coordinating programming and other duties as it applies to the Library’s Innovation Lab, developing innovative programming, training, scheduling and supervising Innovation Lab staff and volunteers as well as maintaining all supplies, materials and equipment; and collaborating with local maker individuals and organizations to develop strong partnerships and meet community needs. Programs will have an entrepreneurial mindset focusing on STEAM activities for teens, adults, and intergenerational audiences. The Coordinator will also prepare budget requests and regularly monitor the Lab’s budget. Additional responsibilities include providing quality customer service to library patrons assisting them with technology production tools and equipment. Staying current with trends and developments in innovative STEAM activities is vital to this position.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of library, school, or nonprofit experience focused on an area of STEM or STEAM educational programming with a minimum of one year of supervisory experience or experience overseeing a significant project from inception to completion. A Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a Master’s degree in Education is preferred. Desired qualifications include demonstrated ability to design, assess, and manage STEAM programs; exception digital literacy skills; proficiency and knowledge in current/emerging technologies; familiarity with teaching strategies supporting engaged learning; familiarity with Design Thinking; and proficiency in the use of technology applications, equipment, and social media. Excellent communication skills and a focus on customer service are essential. See Position Description for complete details.
     Compensation. A hiring range of $81,272 – 104,868 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package. For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury, This position will close June 21, 2019. Please allow sufficient time to complete the application process through the Town of Greenwich's Employment Site no later than 4pm, EST, June 21, 2019, for consideration as a candidate. The Town of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.



Library Director - Town of Bloomfield
$90,364 - $139,476. The Town of Bloomfield seeks a dynamic, community-minded Library Director to supervise and manage operations at the Prosser Public Library (main) and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library (branch.) The Director maintains a high profile in the community and advocates for the library at all times. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, creative, flexible, and organized. Experience with expansion or building of a new library is desired. Working closely with the Library Board, the Director develops library policies, monitors library services, develops and manages the budget, supervises staff, and stays informed about developments in library management. In addition, the Director maintains close connections with the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries and communicates with and provides information to Bloomfield officials and staff on a regular basis.
     Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications are a Masters of Library Science (MLS) or Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited college or university or be matriculated in an MLS or MLIS degree program at an ALA accredited college or university and graduate within one year of employment. Also required are 7 or more years of related public library work including experience with integrated library computer systems and either supervisory or library division responsibilities. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
     Selection Process: All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position. Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.
     Applications: Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume, and cover letter no later than 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Applications are accepted ONLY by mail or in person.
     Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability and who may need this information in an alternative format must contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at


 5.1.2019  rev. 5.14.19

Part-Time Library AssistantWeston 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 use of electronic resources on personal devices, assisting patrons in the use of computers and photocopiers, shelving of Library materials.

     Part Time, 12 hours weekly: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons with one Sunday monthly (September through June). Some flexibility and additional 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. Knowledge of tablets, eReaders, and other personal devices. 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 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 Review of applications will begin May 24, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.



Library Director - Old Bridge Public Library, NJ
The Board of Trustees of the Old Bridge Public Library (NJ) seek an eager and enthusiastic Director who will set and meet high expectations in leading a talented team as it moves the Library forward in a thoughtful and strategic manner. Trust and transparency with staff, Board and community stakeholders must be core values for the new Director. Serving 67,000 residents, the Library is focused on quality services and programs supported by a $3.2 million annual budget and an active and engaged staff of 51 full time and part time employees. Key opportunities include developing and implementing a formal staff development and recognition program, growing community partnerships and outreach services, expanding the Idea Farm with emerging technologies, and adding services for the expanding South Old Bridge community. The Library has consistently earned the recognition of being One of the Best Three Public Libraries in Middlesex County. In addition to its 43,000 sq. ft. Central branch (located in the municipal complex), the Library operates a branch in Laurence Harbor.
     Old Bridge Township, a historic 150 year old farming community, is now primarily a growing residential community that has maintained its charm – a place where people still meet Saturday mornings for coffee and bagels. It is located in Middlesex County – one hour driving distance to New York City and Philadelphia – across Raritan Bay from Staten Island and thirty miles south of Newark. Highly skilled and educated, Old Bridge residents comprise a rich fabric of cultures. Old Bridge families are well served by an excellent school system, top-notch health care, and a strong parks and recreation program including Cheesequake State Park and the Laurence Harbor beachfront. In the heart of New Jersey, it IS a great place to live and work for families, professionals, and retirees. For information on the Library and the area, visit Old Bridge Links.
     Responsibilities. The Director reports to the Library Board of Trustees, and is responsible for: recommending, identifying, planning, organizing, executing and evaluating a comprehensive and effective program of library services to the community of Old Bridge Township. The Director needs to perform all related work consistent with the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the laws of the state of New Jersey. Key areas of responsibility include (1) customer service and community relations; (2) organizational growth; (3) administration and human resources management; (3) financial, legal, and fundraising oversight; and (4) working closely with and developing a positive relationship with the Board of Trustees, staff, and other stakeholder groups. For the complete position description, visit Old Bridge Public Library Director Description.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications are an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science and an New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate and five years public library experience, with three years as a Director/Assistant Director or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. The successful candidate will also be responsive to the needs and concerns of staff, customers, and the community; possess strong listening skills; show energy and enthusiasm promoting the library to the community; public presentation skills; knowledge of emerging technologies; sound judgement in decision making; financial savvy; and an understanding of library best practices. Successful experience reporting to a governing Board and experience in a union environment are preferred.
     Compensation. The starting salary range is $110,000 – $130,000 with placement dependent on experience and qualifications. A competitive benefits package is included.
     For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury, This position will close June 2, 2019.



Librarian I, Full-Time - New Britain Public Library
Librarian I, full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) for adult programming and Information 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, technology and social media skills, interest in makerspaces and community outreach. Proficient computer technology skills and Microsoft Office competency. Ability to provide technology instruction. Successful candidate is creative, enthusiastic, and a curious learner. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong commitment to customer service. Public adult programming experience preferred; Spanish or 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


 4.26.2019  rev. 5.21.19

Librarian I, Children's - New Britain Public Library
Librarian I - Children’s position, 20 hours per week - $27,144. Reports to: Manager of Children's Services. Schedule: Part-time position (20 hrs/wk) includes up to two evenings per week and alternate Fridays & Saturdays. Summary of Duties: Responsibility for both in-library and outreach programs and providing reference and reader’s advisory services. Participates in materials selection and collection maintenance. Additional: May be in charge in the absence of the Department Manager. Qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited school of library/information science; Public library experience in Children’s Services preferred. Computer literacy required; working knowledge of hardware preferred. Proficiency in Polish, Spanish, or another language prevalent in New Britain preferred. Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle. Demonstrated ability to work with children and excellent interpersonal skills in general; considerable knowledge of children’s literature and child development; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; ability to interact with a wide variety of people. Closing Date: Open until filled. Full posting and job description at Resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051 or email to No phone calls.



Youth Services Substitute - Westport Library

The Westport Library is seeking a creative, energetic, cheerful, outgoing individual to be an active part of our Youth Services Library team. Your understanding of child development allows you to engage with children easily and meaningfully. Your warmth makes kids and their caregivers regard the library as their second home. You take pride in your ability to match a child’s interest to the right book.
     Requirements: Comfortable providing reader’s advisory with a working knowledge of children’s and YA literature and reading interests. Able to relate to children from birth through high school as well as their parents and caregivers. Must be a confident user of computers with willingness to learn new applications.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; degree in education or child related field/previous library experience a plus.
     Schedule: Variable depending on departmental needs. Preference given to candidates available for after-school, nights, and weekends.
     Apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume to Please put the position title in the subject line of your e-mail.



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



Academic Libraries



STEM Librarian - Southern Connecticut State University (Revised and Reposted)
Salary meets or exceed CLA Minimum Guidelines.
     Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: Hilton C. Buley Library at Southern Connecticut State University is seeking to fill immediately a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian. The STEM Librarian provides creative and proactive library support to SCSU’s growing STEM programs and ongoing STEM initiatives. The STEM Librarian is part of the Library Research/Instruction Services division, providing reference, instruction, and liaison services to assigned academic departments (such as: chemistry, computer science, earth science, mathematics, and physics). The Librarian assists with providing reference service as part of a cooperative centralized reference environment. Liaison work to assigned departments includes providing information literacy instruction and research consultations to students and faculty and developing a library collection that is responsive to department curricular and research needs. As tenure-track employees at SCSU, librarians are thus expected to participate in professional and scholarly activity and serve on library and university committees. All librarians report directly to the Library Director and work collaboratively as faculty. This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement; for further information see Rank will be determined by qualifications and experience.
     Required Qualifications: Candidates must have an ALA accredited MLS or equivalent; background in STEM fields or knowledge of resources for STEM disciplines; strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively and with initiative, both as a team member and as an individual; interest in tenure-track faculty responsibilities related to librarianship and scholarship.
     Preferred Qualifications: 2 years or more of professional library experience in an academic library; an undergraduate or graduate degree in a STEM field; experience providing library services, including instruction and collection development, to STEM programs in an academic library; familiarity with current trends in STEM librarianship related to research and instruction, such as the ACRL Information Literacy Standards for Science and Engineering/Technology; background, experience, or coursework in statistics, data analysis, or other quantitative methods; experience working collaboratively as a member of an academic library team.
     Application Process: Please submit letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications, current curriculum vitae or resumé, and a list of three references with email and phone contact information to: STEM Librarian Search Committee Chair at For best consideration, all materials must be received by June 7, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
     SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



Reference/Instruction Librarian - Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT
12-month Staff, Tenure-track position. Anticipated Starting Date: Fall 2019. SALARY: Approximate annual salary of $65,301.00 (CCP 18/Step 1).
     JOB SUMMARY: The Reference/Instruction Librarian performs a broad range of professional academic library responsibilities and services at the Norwalk Community College Library, for students, faculty, staff, and citizens of the 10 communities served by the College. These professional responsibilities encompass a broad spectrum of professional responsibilities that include: library instruction in traditional and online classrooms and at the Information Desk. Reference services and teaching students and faculty in the use of library resources, access to information, formulating effective search strategies, learning research methods and citation formats for various disciplines for all programs taught at the College. Professional responsibilities may also include original and copy cataloging using Alma; Primo based user services, assessment of library instruction, inter-library loan management; collection development using OASIS, GOBI, and Amazon within the broader consortium of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities; circulation management; and acquisitions. The Librarian will also provide professional information technology services and occasionally respond to education technology student questions.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science (MLS) or library and information science (MLIS) from an American Library Association-accredited program, and at least one (1) year experience as a professional librarian.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least two years of additional experience as a professional librarian providing reference assistance and library instruction to faculty and students. Experience in teaching library instruction and information literacy classes in an academic environment. Demonstrate current knowledge of both online and print resources and demonstrate the ability to effectively teach using them. Demonstrate experience in teaching online library instruction and information literacy classes using various technologies. Ability to assess and address users’ information needs in an efficient and effective manner. Demonstrate an understanding of OER and experience working with faculty using OER. Demonstrate experience leading or supervising others. Demonstrate experience in developing professional and respectful relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and the public. Ability to carry out assignments independently and to work in a tactful, courteous and service-oriented manner. Bilingual (Spanish preferred)-- with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to communicate effectively with library users.
     The Reference/Instruction Librarian typically works under the direction of a Library Director or other administrator. They interact extensively with students, faculty and members of the public as well as the other staff members of the library. These relationships emphasize the public service nature of the library and, therefore, demand of the Librarian a high degree of courtesy, cooperation and genuine interest in assisting others in the pursuit of learning and information literacy. The incumbent is expected to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to attracting and retaining students.
     The incumbent is required to maintain currency in the position’s required fields of professional expertise and competencies. In addition, the incumbent is required at all times to interact in a courteous and respectful manner with students, faculty, public and co-workers and to maintain complete confidentiality of student records and other materials or information of a confidential or sensitive nature.
     Applications will be accepted via the NCC website: Application Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019.



Executive Director, Hatch Learning Commons - Bay Path UniversityLongmeadow, MA
Company Description
: When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do. Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us - and we have many - but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.
     Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates. We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change. We invite you to visit our website at where you can learn more about Bay Path University.
     Job Description: Full-Time; some evenings and weekends as needed. Standard hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Schedule may vary depending on need. Location: Longmeadow, MA campus. Under the general direction of the Associate Dean, Learning Resources and Academic Support Services, the Executive Director manages the day to day operations of the Hatch Learning Commons, which is comprised of library operations, instructional design services, emerging learning technologies and online learning support for the University. The Executive Director coordinates all activities of the Learning Commons in such a way as to maximize student and faculty use of these resources and implements the strategic plan for Hatch Learning Commons. The Executive Director provides direct supervision for the operation of each of the components and oversees instructional design operations for graduate and traditional undergraduate programs/courses at the University. In collaboration with the Associate Dean, the Executive Director develops and manages the budget for library services and online & digital learning. The Executive Director also leads the OER and the digital badging initiative.
     Personnel Management and Supervision: Serves as the lead administrator of the Hatch Learning Commons including library operations, instructional design services, emerging learning technology and online learning support. Review, approve, and monitor all expenditures of Hatch Learning Commons. Encourages staff excellence in performing job duties and professional development. Encourages collaboration within the Learning Commons and across University departments. Participates in the assessment of effectiveness of programs and services provided by the Learning Commons. Hires, supervises, and evaluate annual performances for the Coordinator of Library Services, Access Services Librarian, Senior Instructional Designer, Emerging Technologies Associate, and Learning Commons Support Coordinator.
     Programs & Services: Support the vision, mission, goals, and objectives of the Hatch Learning Commons to ensure that resources and services meet the changing needs of students, faculty, and curriculum. Leads the Learning Commons in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of existing and new programs and resources in relation to library services, information management, instructional design, online learning and emerging learning technology. Supports the preparation and management of the budgets for all Hatch Learning Commons units and functions. Establishes Learning Commons operating policies and procedures, and develops goals and objectives for the Commons. Collaborates with the technology staff to insure the Learning Commons systems are seamlessly integrated with other University systems. Oversees instructional design operations for the traditional and graduate programs. Supervision of information literacy and library instruction classes or courses to students and faculty. Leads the digital badging initiative. Leads the OER initiative. Coordinates the activities of the Learning Commons in such a way as to maximize student and faculty use of these resources. Leverages the interface between people, information, and technology while enabling the future of library and academic technology to support student and faculty success. In conference with the Coordinator of Library Services, library staff and faculty, collaborates on developing, reviewing, and revising information literacy curriculum and related information literacy learning resources and assessments of student learning outcomes. Collaborates with academic and student services divisions to enhance and improve programs and services. Reviews and revises, as appropriate, all information regarding Learning Commons programs, services and procedures found in the catalog and on the website(s), student handbook, and policies and procedures documentation. Maintains appropriate records for student and community usage of programs and services. In conjunction with the Coordinator of Library Services and library professional staff, reviews and maintains partnership agreements and related regulations and standards of library practice. Communicates and implements administrative and academic policies for Learning Commons staff. Provides information and support to other areas of the University.
     General Administrative Duties and Responsibilities: Develops and provides oversight and manages the budgets and negotiates contracts for the library and the Center for Online and Digital Learning. Provides administrative oversight of academic technology systems including: Canvas, Turnitin, Voicethread, library systems and emerging technologies. Approves all expenditures by members of the Learning Commons. Acts on all staff requests for attendance at professional conferences and meetings in consultation with the Associate Dean. Ensures that Learning Commons policies and procedures are consistent with institutional policies and procedures. Represents the Learning Commons on University committees. Serves on committees as assigned.
     Professional and External Affairs Management: Holds regular meetings with appropriate faculty and staff to review and evaluate policies and procedures. Attends and represents the University at affinity groups and other meetings, conventions, seminars, workshops, as appropriate. Supports and assists Learning Commons staff to meet their needs for professional development. Supports outreach activities to the community to encourage utilization of library resources and services. Attend trainings as required. Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned by the University.
     Supervisory Responsibilities: Coordinator of Library Services, Access Services Librarian, Senior Instructional Designer, Learning Commons Support Coordinator, Emerging Technologies Associate, Other positions as assigned.
     Requirements: Master's degree from an accredited institution in library science, instructional technology systems, or other closely related field. Minimum five (5) years of library administration, instructional design leadership or online learning leadership in a higher education environment preferred. Experience in developing and implementing assessment of programs and services, and/or assessment of student learning. Minimum three (3) years management experience in post-secondary institutions at the director level. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite products. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with wide variety of internal constituents. Innovative thinker and adaptable leadership style. Strong technical skills and ability to learn and apply new and emerging learning technologies. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and within FERPA guidelines. Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures. Experience working with diverse populations to create an inclusive and collegial campus climate; committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own. Demonstrated commitment to the University's mission. General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.
     Additional Information: Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.
     Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community.

     All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.
     Application Instructions: Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online:
. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.
     Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position please email us at or call 413-565-1168. 



Special Collections Librarian - Watkinson Library, Trinity College
Full Time, 40 Hours Per Week, 52 Weeks Per Year. Full Time, Exempt.
     Position Summary: The Watkinson Library, special collections and archives of Trinity College (Hartford, CT) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking librarian to provide a variety of technical, preservation, and public service duties in the Watkinson Library. The special collections librarian is responsible for cataloging and processing all print materials, including antiquarian books and recent publications, provides reference service to students, faculty, and visiting researchers, as well as instructional sessions about special collections. The Special Collections Librarian reports to the Director of Special Collections and Archives and plans, manages and coordinates physical and digital preservation activities for the Watkinson Library.
     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:
     Cataloging: Catalogs all special collections material as well as recent acquisitions for the Watkinson. Coordinates with the cataloging department on projects for the Watkinson Library. Supervises processing of cataloged materials by student assistants. Oversees shelflist maintenance & management of the stacks in coordination with special collections assistant. Acts as point person for Alma/ExLibris integrated library system for special collections.
     Public Service: Provides reference service to students, scholars, and visiting researchers. Maintains the security and proper handling of materials in the reading room. Answers reference inquiries in person and online. Trains and supervises student assistants in the daily operations of the library, particularly in the processing of materials, reading room procedures, and basic handling and preservation tasks.
     Outreach: Prepares and hosts class sessions in use and interpretation of collections. Creates and installs physical and digital exhibitions to highlight collections. Prepares bibliographies and guides to various subject areas of the collection. Participates in planning, promoting, and hosting programming for the Watkinson. Helps maintain the Watkinson website and social media presence.
     Preservation: Plans and manages the physical and digital preservation program for the Watkinson Library. Oversees all care and housing of special collections materials. Assesses materials for conservation treatment. Coordinates with consulting conservators. Performs environmental monitoring. Oversees reformatting efforts, including scanning of print materials. Coordinates emergency response planning in conjunction with other library staff. Manages physical processing, including the construction of protective enclosures & ordering of phase boxes. Responsible for long term digital preservation of digital and born digital.
     Collections: Educates and trains student assistants in basic preservation tasks. Provides support and information for preservation concerns to the main library.
     Other duties: Oversees the scanning of materials for publication & research. Participates in collection development for materials related to select subject areas. Maintains currency of knowledge through participation in professional activities. Initiates and carries out special projects relating to the collections and/or facilities of the Watkinson Library. Participates in task forces for the whole library as needed. Should be capable of handling large and heavy volumes.
     Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in library/information science, history, or other relevant field from an accredited program. Minimum two years professional experience and demonstrated expertise in cataloging rare books and special collections materials. Experience working with integrated library systems. Knowledge of the principles of bibliographic description and the characteristics of early printed books. Experience or training in providing reference service. Familiarity with preservation and conservation standards for special collections materials as well as OAIS standards for digital and born digital materials. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
     Desirable Qualifications: Experience with long-term digital preservation. Fluency or Reading knowledge of French, German, Italian or Spanish. Experience working with electronic content and a range of AV materials. Experience designing and installing exhibits, both physical and digital. Comfort with and interest in learning new technologies.
     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. Review of applications will begin around mid-June.

     For more information and to apply, visit Open until filled.



Science Librarian - University of Saint Joseph
Full-time, Open Until Filled.

     About University of Saint Joseph: The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society. At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built. We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.
     Job Description: The University of Saint Joseph invites applications for a full-time Science Librarian. This position will develop and deliver sophisticated information services and resources to the students, faculty and staff of the University. A self-motivated, enthusiastic and user-oriented librarian is being sought to serve the School of Pharmacy & Physician Assistant Studies and science/health care programs in the other two schools. Time will be split between the School of Pharmacy library in Hartford and the main library on the West Hartford campus. Some weekend and evening coverage is required.
     Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to): Planning and setting goals for the Pope Pius XII Library, Pharmacy Library, and assigned academic programs related to life sciences and health sciences; Developing the print and electronic collections for assigned academic programs; Serving as the library liaison to academic programs and managing associated responsibilities for: Providing proactive customer-oriented service, including library instruction and general reference services; Coordinating day-to-day operations for delivering an array of services (including instruction, liaison, reference, circulation, reserves, outreach, and interlibrary loan); Creating digital, instructional content for the web and other media channels; Developing print collections, electronic collections, and a variety of discovery tools; Monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of services, resources, and tools. Providing direct and indirect assistance when necessary; Assembling reports (and authoring proposals) and meeting with deans, program chairpersons, and faculty so as to offer recommendations as related to services, resources, and tools; Planning, budgeting, and prioritizing multiple tasks in collaboration/consultation with the Director; Writing and implementing policies and procedures under the supervision and approval of the Director of the Library; and Providing undergraduate and graduate level instruction in an environment of sophisticated technology.
     Requirements: Earned Master of Library Science (MLS) or a Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) degree from an ALA accredited institution required; A solid working knowledge of academic libraries; Earned Bachelor of Science degree in a life science or health science if MLS prepared required; Earned Master of Science degree in a life science or health science preferred; Professional experience or subject background in a life science or health science preferred; Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population; Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph; and Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
     Additional Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
     The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color. NON-DISCRIMINATION & TITLE IX INFORMATION. ACCOMMODATIONS FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES INFORMATION.
     Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter with salary requirements, At least 3 references (included on employment application). You may add up to four additional files/documents after uploading your resume/CV; you will be directed to the upload page after you complete your contact information.
     The University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Part-Time Instruction Librarian - Fairfield University

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library of Fairfield University seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and public service-oriented candidate for the position of Part-Time Instruction Librarian. This position involves teaching information literacy classes on weekdays during the academic semester and attending staff meetings as necessary. Candidates should have some scheduling flexibility because specific teaching times and dates will vary.
     Requirements: MLS from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences. Prior library instruction experience using active learning techniques is highly desirable.
     Submit cover letter, résumé, and the telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three references to Jill Massari by email to Review of applications will begin immediately. The hourly pay rate meets the Connecticut Library Association minimum.



Technical Services Librarian, Full-Time – Goodwin College
Immediate opening for a Librarian II involving the full range of librarian duties and functions, with specialized duties as required by the position. Works under the general supervision of the Library Director. The successful candidate will be passionate about working with a diverse student body in an academic library setting.
     Responsibilities: receives oral or written directions from the Library Director; includes all duties of Librarian I; prepares regular statistical reports of some complexity for the director; administers technical library collection maintenance; evaluates, implements and supervises online information services for student and staff use; trains staff and students in use of online products and promotes awareness of updates and changes; troubleshoots technical problems, reports problems to appropriate support staff; promotes library online services to college community; attends workshops or courses necessary to keep current with digital technology; maintains college’s Institutional Repository.
     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; assists in providing reference services, collection maintenance and interlibrary loans.
     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; strong interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science / Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college; Minimum two years of progressively responsible academic library experience or equivalent; Expertise using library technology/library systems.
     Work Environment: Work is performed under the supervision of the Library Director in a setting that is subject to interruptions and background noise. Performs varied functions requiring judgment to ensure compliance with applicable departmental policies, procedures and methods.
     Must be mobile, able to push/pull 30 pounds and lift objects up to 15 pounds; must be able to deliver assistance to students wherever they are in the library. Must be able to stand or sit for prolonged periods, up to four hours. Must be able to perform such tasks as writing, filing, keyboarding, and other skills that require hand-eye coordination.
     May be in constant contact with other library employees and students. Must be able to concentrate on fine details with occasional interruption and remember multiple assignments. Must be able to communicate and be understood clearly; hearing requirements include the ability to effectively interact with customers in person or by telephone.
     May be exposed to dust, book mold and mildew, fluctuations in inside temperatures and electro-magnetic radiation as in computer screens.
     Application instructions: Interested candidates should apply at
     As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Goodwin College encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply. Deadline: June 1, 2019.



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. Deadline: June 1, 2019. This is reposted with a new deadline; previous candidates are still under consideration and need not apply again.



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

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

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



School Libraries & Media Centers



Library Media Specialist, Elementary - Fairfield Public Schools
1.0 FTE. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Certified by the Connecticut State Department of Education as a School Library-Media Specialist (062). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Demonstrates experience working with elementary school students in a dynamic library media environment. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Designs effective lessons and support classroom instruction. RESPONSIBLE TO: Building Administrator. WORK PERIOD:187days. STARTING DATE: August 26, 2019. CREDENTIALS REQUIRED: Please complete an online application through the HR page of the Fairfield Public Schools website,



Library Media Specialist - Cox Elementary School, Guilford Public Schools
Please apply online at Minimum Qualifications: (062) Library Media endorsement required; experience with elementary students preferred. Work Period: School year, 185 days. Starting Date: August 26, 2019. Filing Date: May 29, 2019. Salary: Per salary agreement. Guilford BOE is an EOE .



Library Media Specialist - New Milford High School, New Milford Public Schools
Beginning Aug 22, 2019. New Milford Public Schools anticipates an opening for a high school Library Media Specialist beginning the start of the 2019-20 school year. Candidates must hold or be eligible for Connecticut certification in the appropriate area. Salary will be based on experience and degrees. Only online applications will be accepted. Go to and click on employment. It is necessary that candidates supply us with at least 2 current, dated and signed letters of reference, resume, cover letter, copy of teaching certificate and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. All required documents must be uploaded to your online application. Open until filled.



Library Media Specialist Teacher - Wheeler Clinic, Northwest Village School, Plainville
POSITION SUMMARY: The Library Media Specialist Teacher has primary responsibility for the planning, instruction and assessment of core curricular areas in compliance with State and Federal guidelines in their assigned classroom or area. In addition, the teacher will serve as an active member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Ongoing collaboration and communication with team members and broader program staff is essential for successful implementation of this position. Successful teachers within the Wheeler Clinic Schools consistently demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of how children learn as well as a command of a broad array of subjects and pedagogical skills combined with caring deeply about students and their success.
     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate CT State Department of Education certification/endorsement; certification and/or expertise in the content area of subject matter taught; experience with special education populations is required.
     **Part time and Full Time options available**
     MISSION STATEMENT: Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

     For complete job description and to apply, visit



Upper School Media Lead, Grades 9-12 - Greenwich Country Day School
Greenwich Country Day School is an independent, co-educational day school with current enrollment of 900 students in grades N-9 and a faculty and staff of over 200. As of September 2019, GCDS will expand to include a high school program for grades 9-12, resulting in a projected overall school enrollment of up to 1200. The high school will be on a separate campus, less than two miles from our existing property.
     Founded in 1926, Greenwich Country Day School is a traditional family school where creative teaching is encouraged and used to foster a love of learning and motivate children toward academic excellence. The school’s emphasis on developing the whole child results in attention to the development of character, values, creativity, and sportsmanship along with strong academic skills.
     GCDS is fortunate to have built a large endowment, which helps to fund competitive salaries and benefits; including housing support for academic faculty, a robust professional development program, and reimbursement for graduate school tuition. GCDS offers a substantial need-based financial aid program to support students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds. Diversity is a core value at GCDS and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion.
     Due to the addition of a high school program, Greenwich Country Day School seeks an Upper School Media Lead, Grades 9-12, to start August 2019. This is a part-time position intended to work in tandem with the Maker Lead. The Media Lead will build capacity of faculty and students by pushing out to support all. Successful candidates will possess content and pedagogical expertise and a dedication to collaboration across curriculum. Interdisciplinary proficiency is highly desirable.
     In addition, each GCDS faculty member is expected to demonstrate ability in the following areas: Understands, champions, and implements GCDS Design Principles. Fosters and stewards a culture of mutual respect, equitable practice, and joy in and out of the classroom. Cultural competency skills to collaborate effectively across differences. Sets high expectations for learning, academic achievement and character development. Exhibits strong working knowledge of student cognitive development and learning preferences. Identifies and supports students’ social, emotional, and academic needs. Provides timely feedback to students, and collaborates with faculty to offer specialized support in pursuit of each student’s learning goals. Implements a wide array of pedagogical tools and strategies in appropriate and effective combinations. Facilitates and designs effective group/collaborative work and productive dialogue among students and teachers. Communicates effectively with students/families about classwork, learning goals and student progress. Demonstrates content knowledge and expertise; and scaffolds curriculum to ensure progress towards mastery. Ensures that reading and writing are aims across the curriculum and learning design. Collaborates and plans actively for learning with teachers and students. Implements backward design to align all lessons, activities, and assessments. Designs formal and informal assessments that measure student progress; employs a variety of formative and summative assessments to gauge student progress toward mastery. Fosters student growth through structured opportunities for reflection, including Student-Led Conferences and Presentations of Learning. Provides opportunities for student engagement through “Voice and Choice." Creates relevant and authentic learning experiences; is able to include and/or connect with outside experts and resources towards this aim. Showcases student work within the community and prepares students to exhibit and communicate effectively.
     Responsibilities Include: Educating students and faculty with regard to available and recommended media resources. Staying current with the publishing world as well as developments within the media field and sharing and using that knowledge accordingly to bolster our programming. Ordering and maintaining inventory of books in our library collection. Providing research support and guidance to students. Collaborative work with Library colleagues, interdisciplinary faculty teams, Upper School faculty and staff, and the broader school community.
     Required Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrated professional competency. Experience with inquiry-based learning and/or project-based learning. A passion for learning and the ability to motivate and inspire students. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Commitment to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive school community. Willingness to take on multiple roles within the school. Personal traits appropriate for nurturing the growth of children - must be energetic, creative, flexible, patient, and have an inexhaustible sense of humor.
     Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in education. Capacity to teach multiple disciplines/subject areas. Work experience outside of education. Mentoring or advising experience (with adolescents). Athletic coaching experience valued and welcome. Demonstrated experience in establishing collaborative relationships with external partners/organizations in the design and implementation of learning experiences.
     Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: Susan Fahey Khanna, Director of Human Resources, Apply here:



Interim Director - Edsel Ford Memorial Library, Hotchkiss School
Full-Time, Exempt. 11-month schedule. The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT, USA. The Interim Director of the Edsel Ford Memorial Library is a student-centered educator and experienced librarian with a proven leadership record. The Interim Director guides a professional team of library staff members who support learning through discovery at The Hotchkiss School.
     Duties and responsibilities:
     Support the Library team by: Promoting professional collaboration among a team of eight professionals, including the Access Services Librarian, Acquisitions Services Librarian, Archivist & Records Manager, Assistant Director, Curator of Special Collections, Discovery Services Librarian, Faculty Services Librarian, and the Emerging Technology Librarian. Providing feedback and guidance to support the individual growth of each team member.
     Working with the Library team to advance the Library’s strategic plan in the four following areas: Connecting People to Services by evaluating patron needs, developing user-friendly promotional materials, ensuring reliable access to all services, and conveying consistent service standards for librarians. Connecting People to People by engaging the Hotchkiss community through outreach programming, enhancing lists and tagging functions to enable patrons to share with one another, and developing collections to better reflect the diversity of the Hotchkiss community and the broader world. Connecting People to Ideas by teaching students to find and evaluate information, ensuring that the Library is responsive to the School’s evolving curriculum, and promoting student research. Connecting People to Space by providing a dynamic and welcoming environment for all community members, including by promoting visibility and availability of librarians, and developing instructional and promotional materials that encourage the fullest and best use of our spaces and equipment.
     Engaging as an active community member who: Represents the Library in faculty meetings and other venues. Engages in community initiatives that promote the mission of the School, that can range from curricular changes to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events. Actively participates in the everyday life of the school.
     Qualifications: MLS from ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree or experience. At least three years of experience supervising professional staff in a collaborative environment; more than three years of experience preferred. Experience managing budgets to align expenditures with institutional priorities; experience stewarding endowed funds preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices for teaching information literacy and collaborating with faculty to develop and lead inquiry-based research projects. Advanced search and research skills using proprietary databases. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Excellent technology skills and experience with emerging technologies.
     Immediate supervisor: The Interim Director of the Edsel Ford Memorial Library reports to the Dean of Academic Life.
     Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and education level, and includes meals when school is in session. Hotchkiss provides a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a variety of health insurance offerings, dental, vision, life, and short- and long-term disability offerings, HSA/FSA options, and retirement benefits through TIAA with a robust matching program.
     Application Information: Through our online application process, interested candidates should submit a cover letter with résumé/CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, relevant college, and graduate school transcripts, and three references.
     The essential functions and basic skills have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
     The Hotchkiss School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.
     The Hotchkiss School is a tobacco-free environment.



Corporate / Special Libraries & Library-Related Organizations



Librarian 2, Electronic Resources Librarian - Connecticut State Library
Salary: $66,213 - $85,597/year. Close Date: 6/13/2019 11:59:00 PM. Introduction: The State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Library (CSL), is recruiting for a Librarian 2, reporting to the Unit Head in Collection Services. In this position, as Electronic Resources Librarian, you will manage the lifecycle of licensed electronic resources on subscription at the State Library, including database trials, acquisition, activation, authentication, discovery, administration and evaluation.
     The mission of the Connecticut State Library is to preserve and make accessible Connecticut's history and heritage and to advance the development of library services statewide. The Library expends over $325,000 annually on licensed electronic resources, including access to over 60,000 ejournals and over 190,000 eBooks, many of them licensed for remote use either by state agency employees and/or the general public. We seek a skilled professional librarian to manage this growing and diverse resource. This is a permanent, full time, 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm) position located at 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford.
     PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK): In the State Library, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of complex professional library tasks in management services, patron services, library services and historical services.
     EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Maintain authentication protocols, specifically the proxy configuration files for electronic resources; Customize, maintain and troubleshoot interfaces for electronic resource access and discovery; Compile and analyze usage statistics; establish good working relationships with vendors and negotiate the most library-friendly licensing terms; Collaborate with library staff in Access Services and IT Support; Work directly with library patrons; Participate in workgroups at the library consortium level; perform related duties as required.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisitions, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and library automation; considerable knowledge of specialized functional procedures, areas of subject matter and/or principles of library administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems relating to library methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association AND one year of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ex Libris Alma Certified Administrator (or certification in process). Three years of work experience managing e-resources in an integrated library system. Work experience configuring OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) EZproxy. Knowledge of e-resource licensing concepts and contract language. Work experience harvesting, analyzing and reporting e-resource usage statistics.
     SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. The State Librarian may determine other advanced educational degrees equivalent to the MLS degree based on staffing needs. 2. Incumbents of this class may be assigned to special projects requiring advanced level professional library duties as directed by the State Librarian.
     To see the complete position announcement and apply online, use this link. Close Date: 6/13/2019 11:59:00 PM. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



Library Specialist, Children and Young Adult Consultant - Connecticut State Library
Salary: $76,373 - $98,224/year. Close Date: 5/24/2019 11:59:00 PM. Introduction: The State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Library (CSL), has one available opportunity for a Library Specialist - Children and Young Adult (YA) Consultant in the Division of Library Development at the Middletown Library Service Center. The Children and Young Adults Consultant is responsible for providing leadership and consulting services in the area of children’s and young adult services; identifies, plans and implements resource development and programming to a diverse library community and works with the Division team to foster a community service environment that harnesses technology creatively to deliver information, resources and services. This is a permanent, full time position (40 hrs per week), located at 786 South Main Street, Middletown, CT. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm.
     We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of fostering respectful, reciprocal relationships with librarians, community partners and schools to promote optimal developmental resources and quality library services, programs and professional development opportunities. Knowledge of cultural competencies; cultural diversity and plans inclusive, welcoming library programs that embrace diversity. Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple tasks. Ability to identify best practices and policies for children and YA services. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and be flexible and creative in a changing environment.
     PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK): In the State Library, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist within a particular field and/or providing the highest advanced level of professional library tasks in management services, patron services, library services and historical services.
     EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Provides specialized children’s and YA consulting services, resource development and programming services to the Connecticut library community; identifies trends in area of children’s and YA services and develops and implements diverse programming to meet the needs of CT libraries; consults with and provides training for children’s and YA librarians; identifies and fosters partnerships with community organizations to enhance early literacy programs efforts; identifies grant opportunities in the area of early literacy and YA services; coordinates Collaborative Summer Reading Program; collaborates with CT schools, Department of Education and other key stakeholders in the k-12 education field in curriculum support programming. Works with the Director, Division of Library Development to develop statewide programs focused on enhancing children’s and YA services through professional development opportunities. Consultants provide liaison services to assigned regional areas of CT libraries.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science and/or bibliographic sources of information; considerable knowledge of and demonstrated ability in specialized functional procedures and/or specialized subject matter; considerable knowledge of library administration principles and techniques and library automation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve complex problems relating to library methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree in library science or information science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association AND three (3) years of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of early literacy benchmarks for children’s services. Experience providing and evaluating library resources, programs, and services for children and young adults. Experience cultivating learning environments that support children and young adults. 5 years’ experience working with young adults, children, and librarians to implement programs. Knowledge of children’s and young adult literature and specialized collections.
     SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The State Librarian may determine other advanced educational degrees equivalent to the MLS degree based on staffing needs.
     To see the complete position announcement and to apply online, use this link. Close Date: 5/24/2019 11:59:00 PM. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



Electronic Records Analyst - Connecticut State Library
Salary: $66,213 - $85,597/year. Close Date: 6/4/2019 11:59:00 PM. Introduction: The State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Library (CSL), is recruiting for an Electronic Records Analyst position in the Office of the Public Records Administrator. This is a permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week, Monday-Friday), located at 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT. This position will be responsible for performing complex professional records management duties to support the State of Connecticut’s Records Management Program for executive branch state agencies, municipalities, and other political subdivisions of the state.
     We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of professional principles and practices of records management. Knowledge of specialized functional areas of records management including records retention schedule development and electronic records management. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent oral/written communication skills. Ability to analyze and solve complex problems related to records management methods and procedures.
     NOTE: The information provided above is specific to this Electronic Records Analyst position. The information provided below under "Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities" is not specific to this position but represents the requirements for this Job Class (Librarian 2) that apply to all Librarian 2 positions listed by the State of Connecticut. In addition, note that under the “Minimum Qualifications – General Experience” heading below, records management is considered a “relevant area of professional library work.”
     PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK): In the State Library, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of complex professional library tasks in management services, patron services, library services and historical services.
     EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Develop and update state/municipal records retention schedules. Write policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations to support effective records management; and specifically to support effective electronic records management. Implement the statewide enterprise content management system and services in coordination with the information technology bureau and state agencies. Develop and present online and onsite training to state/municipal staff. Assist state/municipal staff with a broad range of complex records management issues. Conduct site visits and inspections. Perform related duties as required.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisitions, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and library automation; considerable knowledge of specialized functional procedures, areas of subject matter and/or principles of library administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems relating to library methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association AND one year of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience providing records management services. Knowledge of records retention schedule development. Knowledge of electronic records management principles
     SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. The State Librarian may determine other advanced educational degrees equivalent to the MLS degree based on staffing needs. 2. Incumbents of this class may be assigned to special projects requiring advanced level professional library duties as directed by the State Librarian.
     To see the complete position announcement and to apply online, use this link. Close Date: 6/4/2019 11:59:00 PM. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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