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CLA Minimum Salary Guidelines

Professional positions (MLS typically required)

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

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

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


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

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

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



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Public Libraries



Library Manager/Circulation Coordinator - Providence (RI) Community Library
(Called Systems Coordinator at PCL) Annual Salary: $57,990. Hours: Full time w/Benefits. Deadline: External applications accepted until the position is filled.
      Empower people and inspire ideas as the next Systems Coordinator* at Providence Community Library. Key opportunities include understanding and tailoring service to compliment the changing needs of Providence’s East side residents; strengthening partnerships and relationships with internal and external customers; supporting and guiding a strong circulation department; exploring new services and programs for PCL.
     About Providence Community Library (PCL): PCL, a private not-for-profit organization, assumed management of Providence's nine neighborhood libraries on July 1, 2009 after the Providence Public Library determined that it lacked the resources to manage all of its branches. In response to Providence Public Library's plan to close its branches and reduce services, a dedicated group of volunteers established PCL and worked with the city of Providence to take control of all nine neighborhood libraries. The doors have remained open for 10 years; PCL continues to grow and provide excellent service to the community.
     Our Community: Providence is a culturally diverse metro area characterized by a distinct New England vibe. The city boasts a thriving downtown, music and ethnic festivals, an exceptional culinary scene and other activities enjoyed by residents year-round including professional theater and art venues. Work commutes are minimal and housing costs are quite reasonable. Located less than one hour from some of New England’s most beautiful beaches and historic shore communities, Providence is a 40 minute drive from downtown Boston.
     Description: Providence Community Library is seeking a Systems Coordinator* who will supervise staff at the Rochambeau library. They will successfully manage staff, volunteers, security, and work studies. The position requires creating a professional, team oriented, and productive working environment, as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. They will be responsible for the successful delivery of all library services in the building, including collection maintenance, programming, marketing and outreach, and information and readers advisory. The Systems Coordinator will be responsible for managing circulation and customer service procedures and policies across the PCL system. They will consult with staff, update policies and procedures, and research and implement innovations and trends in the areas of circulation and customer service. The Rochambeau Systems Coordinator will work together with other Systems Coordinators and library administrators to synchronize services for the whole of PCL. The Systems Coordinator serves on the administration team and is responsible for mentoring, supervising, and supporting all public service staff in all library locations, including, but not limited to, situations requiring an immediate or timely response.
     Duties: Supervises and supports all library staff in their roles; initiates mentoring, professional development, and/or corrective action as needed. Directs day-to-day workflow of the library staff, including but not limited to librarian(s), clerks(s), specialist(s), and volunteers. Approves bi-weekly timesheets and schedules temporary staff as needed. Responsible for scheduling and arranging coverage, including planned and short notice absences. Responsible for monitoring and reporting security, maintenance, and custodial issues. This includes training the security guard on PCL procedures. Maintains close communication with the Facilities Department. Ensures delivery of successful customer service and impactful programs by responding to community needs. Collaborates with community organizations, elected officials, and schools to promote and facilitate their use of the library and to foster strategic partnerships. Markets library collections, programs, services and resources. Collects, maintains and analyzes library statistics. Serves as liaison to the library’s Friends Group. Works with other PCL Systems Coordinators, Library Director, and Chief Operating Officer to analyze, plan, and implement neighborhood library services, library layout and design, and facilities upgrades. Actively supports teamwork. Conducts meetings as needed to keep staff up to date on policies, procedures and other library developments. Reviews effectiveness of library service policies and procedures, recommending updates as needed. Maintains knowledge and professional skills in specialty areas of circulation and customer service. Regularly communicates relevant information to PCL staff.
     *Systems Coordinators at PCL run libraries and a function of library service.
     Requirements: MLS from an ALA accredited program. Five years of professional library experience which includes supervisory management experience with at least 3 years (or equivalent) in a public library setting. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
     Send resume, cover letter and three references to: Maria Melvin, HR Manager,, (401) 467-2700 x.1606. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



Youth Services Librarian, FT – Bethel Public Library
The Bethel Public Library is seeking an outgoing and energetic individual to provide library services for children birth through high school as well as parents and caregivers. An ideal candidate will perform excellent customer service to all patrons, oversee planning and execution of programs and marketing under the direction of the Library Director.
     The Youth Services Librarian primary responsibilities are to plan, assess, promote, and execute library programs for children and teens, supervise assigned Library personnel, maintain collection development for children and teen, and provide outreach to the community. Collaboration with all departments is essential to this position.
This is a full-time 35-hour per week position that includes evening and weekend hours. Benefits package is included. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited school required; along with experience working in a library as a children or teen librarian and two years’ experience as a supervisor. Demonstrate ability to perform programming for children and teens and understanding of youth collections. Starting salary $53,000.
     Full job description available at Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to the Library Director, at Closing date: Open until filled.



Part-Time Children’s Library Assistant – Weston Public Library

The Weston Public Library seeks an energetic, reliable and customer oriented individual to assist with services and programs in the Library’s growing Children’s department. Responsibilities for this position include: providing reference and reader’s advisory services to children, teens and adults in children’s and teen areas; assisting patrons with use of Library materials and equipment; assisting in preparation and maintenance of posters and displays; assisting with preparation for programs; executing children’s/teen programs in coordination with Librarian; promoting Library use and services to children, teens, and caregivers.
     Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. MLS students encouraged to apply. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of public libraries and children’s and teen literature required. 13 hours weekly: Saturdays 10am-1pm, Mondays 3pm-6pm, Tuesdays 3pm-6pm, Wednesdays 4pm-8pm. Some Sundays required. Salary: $15/hr (non-benefited).
     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 September 30, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.



Library Assistant - Case Memorial Library, Orange
Part-time Library Assistant (2 positions), 12 hours per week, $12.37/hour, in our busy Circulation Department. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, a love of reading and books, and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kathy Giotsas, Library Director, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477 by email to by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 27th, 2019. EOE No Call Please.



Director of Library Services - North Haven Memorial Library

Full time, 40 hours/week. Highly responsible administrative work involving the direction of a broad range of public library functions. Work involves responsibility for the management of a public library and the provision of library service to the community. Duties include planning, directing, and coordinating the operations of the Town library. Must have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of library service including current trends and practices.

     Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an ALA accredited college or university plus five years of progressively responsible library administration experience including at least two years in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

     Salary range: $85,000 - $95,000.

     Full posting and job description available here.

     To apply, submit an application by mail or in person to Town of North Haven Finance Office, Memorial Town Hall, 18 Church Street, North Haven, CT 06473. Open until filled.



Librarian I, Full Time (2 positions) - Bridgeport Public Library

Librarian I, Full Time (40 hrs. per week) - The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT is seeking to fill 2 Librarian l positions. Successful candidate(s) is energetic, creative, team-oriented, and knowledgeable with respect to adult, YA and children’s literature, familiar with computers, online databases, 3D printing, social media and desirous of working in a very diverse urban environment. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.
     Duties include, but are not limited to creating library programs; instructing library patrons in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends, and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. Familiarity with web page design (WordPress) and the ability to speak additional languages (especially Spanish) are highly desirable skills.
     EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: * Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required. * One or more years of professional experience in a library setting a plus but recent library school graduates are encouraged to apply.
     Summary of Benefits: Health, limited Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, 12 paid holidays, up to 4 weeks vacation, 3 Personal and 10 sick days per fiscal year, optional Deferred Compensation Plan, and a City Credit Union. This position is a member of the Bridgeport City Supervisors Association (Union) after successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. Starting Salary $60,971.
     To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: by 5:00 pm Monday, September 30th, 2019. The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA



Children's Department Reference Librarian (PT) - Simsbury Public Library

Simsbury Public Library seeks a dynamic, professional, customer service oriented librarian to work part time at our busy Children's Room circulation desk. Under the general supervision of the Head of Children’s Services this position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, assisting with planning and executing programs, creating passive programs; as well as assisting in the promotion of the Library, its programs and services.
     This position is part time 4-16 hours per week with weekday hours, plus a Saturday and Sunday rotation at $28.16 per hour. For a full list of job functions, see the job description.
     Apply online at by September 27th.



Library Associate, Children’s Services - Fairfield Public Library
Assist with the implementation of Children’s Library services for the public. Provide excellent customer service and strong reader advisory service to young patrons, caretakers and related community partners. Plan and execute quality children and family programs. Provide effective instruction for the use of library resources. Enhance collections and services by applying children’s literature knowledge. Salary: $56,413. Application Deadline: 9/30/19. Click for full job posting and employment application.



Weekend Library Assistant/Substitute - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook
The Acton Public Library in Old Saybrook is looking for weekend and substitute desk help, particularly on Sundays. The library is open on Sundays from mid-October through mid-May from 1pm to 5pm. Other hours may also be available on Saturdays and on a substitute basis during the week depending on availability.
     Job Description: The Weekend/Substitute Library Assistant is a part-time position responsible for all library circulation desk functions, and selected reference desk functions. This includes: checking books out; processing reserve requests; shelving returned items; registering library borrowers; collecting fees and fines; assisting patrons with basic computer problems; answering ready reference questions; processing interlibrary loan requests; and other duties as assigned.
     Hourly Rate: $14.04/hour as of July 1, 2019.
     Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma, college experience desired. Computer skills required.
     Experience: Library and/or customer service experience helpful.
     If interested, please complete the Town of Old Saybrook’s employment application and submit with your resume and cover letter to: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, ATTN: Amanda Brouwer, Library Director or email a response to Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application Deadline: September 20th, 2019.



Part-Time Library Circulation Staff – Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is seeking an individual with excellent customer service skills to work at the circulation desk. This is a 20 hour a week union position. Required hours include three Saturdays per month from 9:30am - 4pm; Monday and Tuesday from 4pm-8pm; Friday from 10am-4pm. When not working Saturday, Monday and Tuesday are 2pm-8pm and Friday is 9am-5pm. The hourly compensation for this position is $19.17 per hour. The successful candidate should be able to perform a wide variety of library related tasks and maintain a professional working relationship with the public and co-workers. Additionally, candidates should be prepared to work in both the Adult and Children’s departments. Computer literacy is necessary and prior experience in a library using Triple I’s Sierra is preferable.
     Send resume and application form to the Town Manager's Office, Berlin Town Hall, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 until September 20, 2019 at 1 p.m.



Sunday Position - Cheshire Public Library

The Cheshire Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individual to help staff our reference, children’s and occasionally circulation desks on Sundays from November-March. Hours of work will be from 1-5. The hourly rate is $29.90. The successful candidate will not be expected to work every Sunday. Please send a resume and a cover letter to Deborah Rutter at Qualifications: M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. Familiarity with the Sierra I.L.S. and basic computer and technology skills essential. Current MLS students who are at least half-way through their program are encouraged to apply! DEADLINE: September 24, 2019.



Library Aide I, Children’s - Town of Canton
The Town of Canton is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, customer-service-oriented self-starter to join the staff of the Canton Public Library as a part-time Library Aide I in our busy and dynamic Children’s department. This is an excellent position for someone looking for mentoring, training, and experience in the diverse duties required for children’s library services professionals. Responsibilities of the position include: planning and carrying out children’s programming (particularly with children age 4 and under); staffing the children’s desk; providing reference and readers’ advisory services to children and families; creating signs, flyers, and displays; processing library materials; assisting patrons with computers, copier, library catalog, etc.; and other routine library and office tasks.
     Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma and have experience working in a customer-facing environment, including experience working directly with children. Bachelor’s degree and work experience in a library or early childhood education environment preferred. The successful candidate will enjoy and have experience working with children, tweens, and families; be familiar and current with children’s literature and library services; have excellent customer service and communication skills; and be welcoming, courteous, and friendly to patrons of all ages. Strong computer and technology skills are essential. MLS candidates are encouraged to apply.
     The position is approximately 15-17 hours per week, year-round. The schedule will include some evening hours (until 8 p.m.) and at least one Saturday per month in rotation. $17.20/hour.
     To apply, send a completed Town of Canton employment application and cover letter to: Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canton, PO Box 168, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022. Employment applications and a full job description are available at Canton Town Hall, at the Canton Public Library, and online at Applications must be received by 4:00pm on Wednesday, September 25. EOE.



Librarian I - Town of Manchester
Part-time, $22.25/hour. Monday Evenings 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. along with other hours as needed, plus Sundays 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. October to early April. No benefits.
     SUMMARY OF POSITION: This professional position is responsible for assisting in the administration and operation of a major section of the library such as reference, circulation and children's and performing specialized professional work. Work involves keeping current of new technologies and methods, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of less senior staff, providing for the overall care and maintenance of the collections, communicating with customers, co-workers and other agencies. Sunday hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
     JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: A Master of Library Science degree. Experience: One (1) year of library experience and a strong knowledge of automated library systems.
     Applications and job description are available in the Human Resources Department, 41 Center Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester , CT 06045-0191 or visit our website. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No faxed or e-mail copies of resumes and/or applications will be accepted.
     The Town of Manchester shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department. The Town of Manchester is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, men, minorities, veterans and the disabled.
     The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process. Vacancy No: 2019-051



Library Assistant – Essex Library Association
LTA 1 level $13.75/hour minimum. Essex Library Association invites applications for employment at our exemplary member supported public library. The library is developing a roster of substitute and temporary assistants. Responsibilities will include staffing the circulation desk, assisting with routine tasks (charging and discharging materials, answering phone calls, collecting fines, assisting patrons with library equipment and searches), plus other work as assigned.
     The library is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to hire individuals who possess positive and effective teamwork skills, evidence of commitment to delivery of excellent customer service, self-motivation, and strong problem solving capacities. Prior experience with customer service and a variety of integrated technology programs is a plus. Current MLS/MLIS students are encouraged to apply.
     To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: Executive Director, Essex Library Association, 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT 06426. No phone calls please. EOE.



Academic Libraries



Digital Literacy Librarian - University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph invites applications for a full-time Digital Literacy 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.
     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.
     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; Experience, either academically or professionally with academic programs offered by USJ 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.
     Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
     For full job posting and to apply, visit this link. The University of Saint Joseph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Financial Services Assistant – UConn Law Library
The University of Connecticut Law School Library seeks applicants for a part-time financial assistant. This position will report to the Head of Technical Services and will be based at the Law School campus in Hartford. The incumbent will provide bookkeeping and accounting services to the library’s Technical Services unit. This part-time position is up to 15 hours per week for a period of six months, with the possibility of continuation dependent on funding and departmental needs. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please visit this link.



Part-time Educational Assistant, Librarian - Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport
SEARCH EXTENDED. Up to 12 hours/week. ANTICIPATED START DATE: September / October 2019.

     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. Experience in the field required. Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communication are required, allowing applicant to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students. Must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Must be able to push and lift objects up to 20 lbs. SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in a higher education setting. Experience in teaching and instruction. Work as reference librarian. Experience with LibGuides and LibWizard, and Library Outreach. Experience in planning and conducting Information. Literacy Assessment. Graphic design skills.
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Library Services, the Part-time Librarian: Assists students in library research skills on an individual basis. Provides bibliographic instruction. Works as reference librarian. Provides assistance to faculty and staff as needed. Other duties as assigned.
     The part-time position requires a flexible work schedule, including possible evenings and weekends.
     HOURLY RATE: $36.49 per hour (subject to bargaining unit changes)
     APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
     APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, you must submit a cover letter and resume via the HCC Careers Portal at Incomplete submissions will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
     Member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.



School Libraries & Media Centers



Library Support Paraprofessional - North Branford Intermediate School
REPOSTED. The North Branford Intermediate School Library Media Center currently has an opening for a Library Support paraprofessional.
      WORK YEAR: 39.5 hours/week: M - Th from 7:30 to 4:15, and F from 7:30 to 2:30. 30 minute lunch. 185 days per year. These hours include the after school independent study program held in the library.
      SALARY: Dependent upon education and experience.
      JOB DESCRIPTION: Administration of the circulation desk. Ordering, cataloging and maintaining library collections/inventory. Direction and supervision of students. Supporting librarian with curriculum and literacy unit connections (making resources and themes available to faculty and students in and out of the library).
      QUALIFICATIONS: Previous work with intermediate school age students is preferred. Previous library experience preferred. Organization, basic computer skills and good communication skills. A passion for reading and literacy.
      APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should go to the Employment tab on to complete an online application.



Library/Technician Aide - Weston High School
Duties: Supervises circulation procedures. Helps students and faculty locate materials through the use of the automated catalog and computer databases. Performs primary cataloging of new materials. Manages purchase order process, maintains petty cash accounts. Assists library media specialist in selecting and ordering materials. Prepares monthly and yearly statistical reports.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred; with at least 12 credits in Information and Library Science/Technology. Must have the ability to work independently. Excellent word processing and database searching skills are required. Strong public relations skills and proof reading skills are necessary.
     Terms: Level IVa, Step 1; 10-month position with salary and benefits in accordance with AFSCME contract and Board of Education policy.
     Availability: Mid-September 2019. Please apply online: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



Library Media Specialist (0.6 FTE) - Bethlehem Elementary School
Regional School District 14. 2019-20 School Year. Salary per contract. GENERAL DUTIES: Provide direct library media instruction for students; collaborate and provide instructional leadership of technology with teachers, staff and administrators. QUALIFICATIONS: CT Certification (062); excellent teaming, collaboration and communication skills. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please complete the online application and include the following: Letter of intent, Resume, Copies of Transcripts and Certification, 3 current letters of reference. APPLY TO: Natascha Schwartz, Human Resources Coordinator. Open until filled.



Library Assistant - Waterford High School
Waterford Public Schools is seeking a Library Assistant at Waterford High School, effective immediately upon filled. This is a 10 month employee position, Monday through Friday, 6:45am - 2:15pm, 192 paid days per year. Wage is in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. Apply online at The job ID# is 666. Open until filled.



Library Media Specialist, High School - Wallingford Public Schools

Wallingford Public Schools is seeking CT certified candidates for an anticipated Library Media Specialist position at the high school level. Location: Lyman Hall High School. Please complete our on-line application ASAP. EOE



Library-Media Specialist - Hall Memorial Middle School, Willington
Hall Memorial Middle School is seeking a 1.0 FTE Library-Media Specialist in grades 5-8 beginning in the
2019-20 school year. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: Expertise in the developmental needs of students in grades 5-8. Expertise in delivering engaging and relevant technology/library instruction to students. Knowledge of quality literature for young people. The ability to foster positive rapport with students, staff, and families through effective communication. Experience with restorative practices and logical consequences. Knowledge of current best practices in library-media programs. Ability to facilitate high-quality school news broadcasts. Ability to successfully organize, manage and inventory the physical resources of a school library. The desire to engage in professional learning. A valid Connecticut Teaching Certificate 062.
     All applications must be submitted by emailing and include: Resume, Letter of interest, CT certificate, Transcripts, 3 current letters of recommendation.
     Hall Memorial School is a 5-8 school in Willington, Connecticut. The school currently has a student population of approximately 200 students. In addition to our wonderful students, there are 45 teachers and staff members all of whom are dedicated to seeing every student reach their full potential. HMS boasts a new innovative
student schedule that allows students to self-direct their learning and teachers to differentiate to meet the needs of each learner. For more information on our amazing school please visit, or



Long Term Substitute Library Media Specialist - Milford Public Schools

Long Term Substitute Library Media Specialist needed to cover a leave of absence beginning early September. This is a split position between Pumpkin Delight Elementary School and The Academy. Current CT certification as School Library Media Specialist (062) required. Salary is $90/day for the first 30 consecutive working days in the assignment and then will increase to $247.50/day from day 31 and lasting through the remainder of this assignment. There are no benefits associated with this position. Interested applicants should apply online through the job posting at in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.



Corporate / Special Libraries & Library-Related Organizations


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