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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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 7.15.2019 

Media Circuits Coordinator - Connecticut Library Consortium

Part-time independent contractor position. Connecticut Library Consortium, a non-profit library service organization, has an opening for this contracted position through June 30, 2020. General position description: Coordinate audiobook, general DVD, and foreign film DVD rotating collections for participating Connecticut libraries, primarily in eastern Connecticut, and attend and manage collection "swap" events. Duties/Requirements: Position requires individual familiar with audiobook and DVD collections who can efficiently manage workflow; process collection materials; maintain policies, procedures and collection database; manage program budget; interface with CLC staff; and provide excellent customer service to circuit participants. Position is based in Eastern Connecticut; circuit swaps are held on alternating Wednesdays in Coventry, East Lyme, or Middletown. 10-15 hours (average) weekly. No benefits. Must be able to carry and lift 20-25 lbs. Contract may be renewed annually. For more information about circuits, visit CLC's website: www.ctlibrarians.org/circuits. To apply, email your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications to hr@ctlibrarians.org by Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

 


Public Libraries

 

 7.17.2019 

Part-Time Library Assistants - Babcock Library, Ashford

Anticipated Openings, 2 positions: Part-time Library Assistant, 5-10 and 15-20 hours per week. The Babcock Library in Ashford, Connecticut seeks a friendly, tech-savvy, customer oriented individual to assist patrons at service desks, and other duties. (Must have working experience in Evergreen.) Every other Saturday 9-2 is required, and every other Wednesday evening is required. To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Carolann Mac Master, Library Director: cmacmaster@babcocklibrary.org. This position will remain open until filled.

 

 7.15.2019 

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

Search reopened. Seeking MLS librarian with the right combination of experience, skills, enthusiasm, and energy to serve young adults in the wonderful community of Newtown CT at the C.H. Booth Library. MakerSpace experience required. 35 hour workweek. Starting salary $49,500 to $53,000 per year depending on experience. Full job description and application at https://www.chboothlibrary.org/about/staff/. Send resume, cover letter, and application to careers@chboothlibrary.org. Applications due 8/2/19 by 4:00PM. No phone calls.

 

 7.15.2019 

Systems Coordinator - Providence (RI) Community Library
$27.88 per hour. Full time w/Benefits. Deadline: External applications accepted until the position is filled.
     Providence Community Library is seeking a Systems Coordinator who will supervise staff at the Rochambeau library. S/he 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. S/he 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 polices across the PCL system. S/he 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.
     Systems Coordinators serve on the administration team and are 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.
     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, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

 

 7.15.2019 

Executive Director - Onondaga County Public Libraries (NY)
Create opportunities, empower people, and inspire ideas as the next Executive Director for Onondaga County Public Libraries! The Onondaga County Public Libraries (OCPL) Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director accomplished in building and maintaining productive partnerships, working with local governments, managing budgets, and leading change. Working with an eleven-member appointed Board of Trustees, a committed staff (156FTE), and a $14 million annual operating budget, the successful candidate will provide meaningful, quality library services and programs to 466,000 residents in a socio-economically and ethnically diverse county - over 10% speak a language other than English at home. OCPL is also supported by the Friends of the Central Library (Syracuse) through its fundraising efforts - the #1 Public Library Series in the U.S. - hosting 17 Pulitzer Prize winners, a Noble Laureate and Five Poets Laureate. A complex organization - OCPL includes a Central Library (renovated in 2016), eight branches, and two community center outlets - and is also the federated public library system providing services to the 21 independent member public libraries in the county with a total annual circulation that was 3.7 million in 2018. Key opportunities for the new Executive Director include understanding the changing needs of Onondaga County residents; strengthening partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders; developing and implementing a strong staff development program focused on collaboration, trust, integrity and respect; exploring new services and programs for OCPL and its member libraries; and creating additional funding streams.
     Our Community. Located in the center of New York State, Onondaga County is home to the City of Syracuse. Syracuse serves as the focus for commercial and business activities and is home to world-class educational and cultural institutions, including LeMoyne College, Syracuse University, and the Everson Museum (designed by I.M. Pei and considered one of his six most important buildings). The City is also home and birthplace of Literacy Volunteers and Laubach Literacy (now Proliteracy). Syracuse has the cultural amenities of a large urban area—a thriving downtown, college and professional sports, world class medical institutions, music and ethnic festivals, parks, and other activities enjoyed by residents year-round including professional theater, opera and symphony (Symphoria). Work commutes are minimal and housing costs are quite reasonable. Located less than one hour from the Finger Lakes region and close to the Adirondack Mountains and Niagara Falls, Onondaga County, home of four seasons, is also a 4-6 hour drive to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Montreal, and Toronto. Visit OCPL Links for more information about the System and the County.
     Responsibilities. Under the direction of the governing Board of Trustees, the Library Executive Director is responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of all library services and programs for the Onondaga County Public Libraries-a multibranch system serving urban, suburban and rural populations linked with a common Integrated Library System. This is a leadership position that is accountable for all OCPL functions and performs all related work consistent with the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the laws of the state of New York. The successful candidate will also model a collaborative, positive style of leadership ensuring proper management of personnel and encouraging a climate of inclusivity. In addition to internal collaboration and team building, the Executive Director will be the primary spokesperson and ensure that the Library is successful in partnership development, working with underserved populations, and developing alternate funding resources. Working with member libraries, community leaders and elected officials is a critical part of the position. See OCPL Executive Director Position Description for details.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s in Library Science or Information Studies from an ALA- accredited program; eight years of satisfactory professional library experience with three years of progressively responsible experience in a senior administrative capacity; and eligibility for a NYS Public Librarian’s certificate at time of application for employment with possession of the certificate required at time of appointment. The Executive Director will have a record of innovation, experience with financial planning, budgeting, and reporting, a problem- solving approach with successful results, project management experience, previous work with security issues ensuring a welcoming and safe place for customers and staff, the ability to work well with stakeholders through strong interpersonal skills, and a commitment to the ALA Code of Ethics. Prior experience as a library or library system director, experience with facilities renovation, experience working in a union/civil service environment, and experience working in libraries with diverse communities is preferred.
     Compensation: The salary for this position is $106,900 and is subject to increase based upon County Executive and Legislative approval. Competitive benefits include health and dental insurance, NYS Retirement, long term disability insurance, and the opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation plan.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury before the closing date of August 18, 2019. OCPL is committed to promoting an environment that models and celebrates principles of diversity and inclusivity and welcomes applications from individuals who represent the populations that we serve. OCPL is an AA/EOE Employer.


 7.9.2019 

Substitute Librarian - Mansfield Public Library
The Opportunity: The Town of Mansfield is currently seeking applications for the position of part-time Substitute Librarian with the Mansfield Public Library.
     Total Compensation: The position is a part-time, non-benefitted position with the Town of Mansfield. The hourly rate for this position is from $32.60 - $42.39 per hour. The schedule is 10 hours per week including Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM – 1 PM, and variable Friday and Saturday hours. Hours may include evening and weekend hours as needed.
     What You Bring: The Town is seeking individuals who have graduated from an ALA accredited institution with a Master’s degree in Library Science and some professional library experience preferred. Consideration may be given to candidates nearing completion of the MLIS degree.
     About the Position: This position is responsible for assisting patrons in the use of library resources by providing reference and reader’s advisory services, interlibrary loan services, working on special projects as assigned, and assisting with circulation duties.
     About the Department: The Mansfield Public Library employs approximately 20 employees. The Library provides guidance and access to materials and information that enhance and enrich the lives of people of all ages.
     Selection Process: The selected candidate will be subject to a background check. The Town of Mansfield utilizes the behavioral-based interview format for the first interview. Candidates are highly encouraged to research this interview style and prepare accordingly. The Town of Mansfield also uses a panel interview process.
     How to Apply! Candidates who are interested in applying for this position should visit: http://www.mansfieldct.gov/jobs and submit their application materials online by 4:30 PM on Friday July 19th. The process will use the following timeline: The Week of July 29th: Candidates will be notified of 1st Round Interviews. The Week of August 5th: 1st Interviews will be held. The Week of August 18th: 2nd Interviews will be held. It is highly encouraged that applicants review their résumé/application materials. Résumés should clearly reflect how the applicant has the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined in this advertisement. The more specific and comprehensive the materials that are submitted, the easier it is for the selection committee to evaluate your qualifications. Résumé/Application materials will be screened for quality, quantity, and recency of experience.
     The Town of Mansfield is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. The Town of Mansfield is an EEO/M/V employer.

 

 7.9.2019 

PT Library Aide - Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe is seeking an energetic, friendly, public service oriented individual to work part-time in the Circulation Department. Approximately 6-9 hours per week; regular schedule to be determined. Some Saturdays will be required. Ability to type accurately; meet the public courteously; and perform a wide variety of library tasks. Computer literacy required. Relevant experience working in a public library, demonstrated customer-service orientation, and familiarity with automated integrated library systems preferred. Salary: $14.00 per hour, no benefits.
     To apply, complete Town of Monroe employment application and submit cover letter and resume at http://www.monroect.org/Human-Resources. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. EO/AA.

 

 7.8.2019 

Librarian I, Adult Services - East Hartford Public Library
Salary: $56,399.00 - $63,441.00 Annually. Full-Time. Closing: 7/19/2019 11:59 PM Eastern. The East Hartford Public Library is seeking an adult services librarian to join our collaborative and innovative staff. Requirements for this entry level position include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the successful candidate will be flexible and self-motivated. In addition to customer service, job responsibilities include community outreach and adult programs coordination. This position reports to the Library Director and requires the ability to work both independently and as part of the adult services team. Desirable skills include Spanish language proficiency and prior event-planning or community outreach experience.
     The East Hartford Public Library underwent a renovation and expansion in 2015, including the creation of brand-new spaces for children and teens. The Library has a state-of-the-art Makerspace offering programs for children, teens, and adults.
     Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college; or comparable four-year degree from an accredited college combined with three years' professional experience in a public library.
     This is a full-time 35-hour per week position including evening and Saturday shifts.
     For more information and to apply, visit this link. The Town of East Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 7.8.2019 

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.
     Please send cover letter and resume to John Wiehn, Library Director, Prospect Public Library, 17 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or email to libraryprospect@yahoo.com. Position open until filled.

 

 7.3.2019 

Part-Time Lending Services Assistant - Farmington Libraries
The Farmington Libraries are seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented individual to join our Lending Services team in this part-time, 19-hour per week position. We are a busy community library with two branches offering a robust range of programs, services and materials.
     Responsibilities include assisting patrons at the Main Library lending desk and the Barney Library lending desk, with a variety of lending functions including but not limited to: greeting visitors; maintaining a welcoming and clean lobby; answering phones, and directing calls appropriately; staying informed about library programs and services; processing incoming and outgoing materials; registering patrons in our system; assisting with the ILL process; collecting and processing fines; as well as assisting with various collection management functions as needed.
     Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized, and enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
     Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a circulation department at a public library, an associate’s degree or some college coursework.
     Minimum Qualifications: H.S. diploma or GED, one years’ experience in customer service, and basic knowledge of library functions and procedures.
     This is a part-time 19-hour per week position, that includes evenings and weekends. This position is not eligible for benefits. Starting pay - $15.75/hour.
     Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Executive Director, at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline: Wednesday, July 17th. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.

 

 7.3.2019 

Library Assistant - Terryville Public Library
Terryville Public Library seeks a public services oriented part-time (19 hours) library assistant to perform various library tasks mainly related to circulation and reference support. Responsibilities include: opens/closes circulation or reference desk functions, provides patron assistance with checkin/out, locating resources, public computers and electronic resources, and prepares public relations materials. Requirements: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to detail, working knowledge of the purposes and functions of the public library and working knowledge of computer applications for library service. High school graduate. Customer service skills a must. Appropriate library experience preferred. Salary: $12.29 per hour. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 to 8:00pm, Wednesdays 2:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am to 3:00pm or Mondays 1:00pm to 6:00pm with the flexibility to fill other hours if needed. Please send letter of interest, resume with references, and completed Town of Plymouth application to Library Director, Terryville Public Library, 238 Main Street, Terryville, CT 06786. Town of Plymouth application is available at http://www.plymouthct.us or the library. Application deadline: 7/17/19, EOE.

 

 7.1.2019 

Librarian II, Young Minds & Family Learning - New Haven Free Public Library
Job Posting: Click Here. Posting Expires: 7/19/2019. Click here to apply online. Job Type: Full Time. Pay Type: Salary. Position Description: Assignment in Young Minds & Family Learning.
     NATURE OF WORK: This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. The current vacant assignment entails developing and delivering programs for children age 0-12 with an emphasis on early childhood programming, strong knowledge of children's literature and providing a variety of information services for parents and children. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher-level librarian.
     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years’ experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff. Please submit cover letter and resume with application.
     Job Prerequisites: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. See also full list of requirements.
     Compensation: SALARY MINIMUM: $51,648 ANNUALIZED. This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.
     Application Procedure INSTRUCTIONS: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period via the online application portal. 1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ 2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

 

 7.1.2019 

Early Literacy Teacher - Canterbury Public Library
RESPONSIBILITIES: Planning, preparing, and teaching Bouncing Baby Tales (ages 0-18 months, 48 classes a year), Music and Movement (ages 18 months-3 years, 48 classes a year), and Ladder to Literacy (ages 3-5, 33 classes a year). Planning, preparing, and teaching Summer Reading classes for ages 3-5. Working at the circulation desk (including, but not limited to, checking materials in and out, assisting patrons with technology, answering phones, and shelving materials).
     QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in early childhood education and three years of working in a library environment in the children's department, OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting on the basis of one year of experience for each year of education.
     SALARY/HOURS: This is a 10 hour per week, part-time position with varied hours, including evenings and weekends. The hourly pay is $16.00.
     Qualified candidates may email their resume and cover letter to canterburypubliclibrary@gmail.com.

 

 7.1.2019 

Library Assistant - West Hartford Public Library

The West Hartford Public Library has an opening for an experienced full-time Library Assistant on our Circulation Team, providing exceptional customer service to library visitors of all ages at our busy circulation desks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to circulating materials, issuing library cards, managing holds and overdue items, collecting fines and fees and assisting with opening and closing procedures. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills, the ability to multi-task and be a reliable team player. Experience with the Sierra ILS is preferred. A full description of this position and an application may be found on the Town of West Hartford job site.

 

 7.1.2019 

Part Time Circulation Assistant - Brookfield Library
Job Level and Rate: $15.50 per hour. Supervisor: Circulation Supervisor/Office Manager. Work Week: 15–20 hours per week. Must be at least 18 years of age.
     Scope: The Circulation Assistant will be responsible for providing a variety of Circulation Desk, customer assistance, and collection maintenance services.
     Responsibilities: Perform a variety of Circulation Desk duties relating to books and other materials; check materials in and out; register customers; collect and process fines; enter reserves and notify customers when materials are available. Answer and redirect all incoming telephone calls. Perform duties in the opening and closing of the library. Shelve books and other materials in proper order, and shelf-reads stacks. Perform other related duties as required.
     Education and Training: High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of One (1) year experience in a Library environment preferred.
     Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required: Excellent organizational skills. Ability to multitask and complete multiple projects on-time and within budget. Proficiency with all commonly used technological devices, PC use and database management. Ability to interact professionally with multiple levels of the general public, Town Officials and Town Employees. Ability to operate or be trained in operation of office machines and computer terminals.
     Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time to view & operate computer equipment, and to stand for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, bend, stoop and kneel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands.

     Apply to Fern Smenyak, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 5106, 100 Pocono Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Email: fsmenyak@brookfieldct.gov. Fax: 203-775-4068. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 6.28.2019 

Librarian 1, Adult Services - West Hartford Libraries
The West Hartford Libraries, located in a vibrant, engaged and diverse community, seek a library professional to be part of a strong team headed by the Adult Services Manager. The ideal candidate will be an innovative, enthusiastic and energetic team player who collaborates and shares ideas with a dedicated Adult Services team, and is comfortable with new technology.
     An MLS from an ALA accredited program is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience as follows: Familiarity and experience with standard public library services and resources for all age levels. Teaching, especially adults or older teens. Proficiency in a language other than English spoken in the community.
     Normal working hours include regular evening and weekend assignments and rotations in all three West Hartford Library locations.
     For salary range, minimum requirements, full position description for Librarian I and to apply, please visit the Town of West Hartford job posting.

 

 6.17.2019 

Library Director - Willington Public Library

The Willington Public Library located in Willington, Connecticut, is currently seeking a qualified Library Director to provide oversight and leadership both within the library and throughout the community. The successful candidate will be responsible for the application of library skills to a variety of technical and/or professional processes in cataloging, book and audio-visual material selection, and reference services. Position is 35 hours per week, and requires attendance at library programs outside of regular working hours. The Director must work closely with staff, the Library Board, community leaders, and other town departments.
     Responsibilities include the day-to-day operation of the library, facility management, and supervision of library staff and volunteers. The Director selects and acquires all materials for the library collection and maintains fiscal and budgetary records. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintenance of personnel files, preparation of reports, management of the facility usage, ensure computer systems are up to date, and oversight of programs and special events. The director is responsible for the development of a technology plan, the library’s presence on social media platforms, and a variety of other technology platforms and programs. The Director is required to attend monthly board meetings, assist in budget preparations, and attend town meetings to support the proposed budget. Experience with AutoGraphics Verso and Quickbooks preferred.
     Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science, or a Bachelor’s Degree with the equivalent experience and education Preferred qualifications: 3-5 years in a leadership position at a public library.
     Position scheduled to begin as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Salary: $45,500/year plus paid sick leave, personal days and vacation time, as well as health and dental insurance benefits paid 75%+ by the Library. To apply please send cover letter, resume, and information for three professional references, all as pdf documents, and email to kdonnelly@willingtonpubliclibrary.org. NO PHYSICAL MAILINGS PLEASE. Search open until position is filled.

 

 6.17.2019 

Library Director - Town of Beacon Falls
Full-time position. Works under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees. Develops, administers, supervises and coordinates the work of the Library and staff. Performs managerial duties related to budget, collection development, library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the regulations of the Connecticut State Library.
     HOURS OF WORK: Full-time. Thirty (30) hours per week.
     QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE: The skills and knowledge required would usually be acquired with a Master's Degree in Library Science and ten (10) years of progressively responsible library work, including five (5) years in the supervision of a Public Library major department or as a Director of a smaller Public Library. A combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully meet the requirements of the position may be considered. Excellent communications skills and organizational skills. Ability to administer the activities of a Public Library and to supervise the work of others. Ability to develop short and long term development, plans and objectives. Current knowledge of standard Library principles and practices, concepts of freedom of speech, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality, censorship, and other Library ethical issues. Proficiency with computers, popular Library software, internet, digital Communications and social medias. Thorough ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public. Good customer service focus, able to handle constant interruptions. Physical demands: standing, lifting, reaching, moving office furniture when necessary.
     SPECIFIC DUTIES: Plans, implements and evaluates Library services. Develops, implements and evaluates long and short term goals and objectives. Administers policies concerning Library operations, budgets and programs. Handles complaints in accordance with policy. Provides supervision and delegates responsibilities to the Library staff. Recruits and recommends employment of Library personnel, recommends promotions, transfers or termination of staff. Organizes, trains, assigns and evaluates personnel and volunteers. Conducts staff meetings. Prepares the Annual Budget and presents and defends budget requests before the Library Board and Board of Finance as needed. Directs and controls the expenditure of fund allocations within constraints of Approved budgets. Purchases new equipment and furnishings. Accepts and acknowledges gifts of money and Library materials. Pursues and applies for grant money. Prepares monthly and annual financial and statistical reports to Library Board, Town officials and State Library. Attends monthly Board of Trustees meetings. Supervises maintenance of Library building equipment and furnishings. Oversees equipment of furnishings and book collection. Evaluates collection for balance and comprehensiveness. Schedules withdrawals and inventory of materials. Selects and purchases all Library materials. Cooperates with Community groups and Town Officials to implement Library services, including Region 16 School District Summer Reading Programs. Speaks before local groups. Oversees and approves scheduled use of Library by outside groups. Prepares questionnaires and surveys to evaluate public responses to the Library. Keeps informed of current developments in Library field by attending workshops, Professional meetings and reading current literature. Maintains membership in professional organizations. Provides reference and reader's advisory services to patrons as needed. Performs other related responsibilities as necessary, such as circulation. Liaison with the Friends of the Beacon Falls Library group. Represents BFPL in the partnership of Libraries such as United Valley Libraries. Oversees/approves Library programs as development by the Program Librarian. Schedules BFPL staff for adequate coverage. ***Please note that this list is not all-inclusive and can change when necessary***

     TO APPLY: Applications and resumes should be emailed to Sarah DePeters, sarah@mcinnisinc.com. Open until filled. THE TOWN OF BEACON FALLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

 6.17.2019 

Business Resource Center (BRC) Coordinator –Simsbury Public Library

Simsbury Public Library seeks a dynamic, outgoing, self-directed, customer-focused librarian who has a passion for business, entrepreneurship and career and economic development to lead the Library’s award-winning Business Resource Center. Candidates should have strong teaching, organizational, problem solving and planning skills, as well as the ability to build partnerships. A commitment to assisting job seekers and businesses of all sizes grow and prosper is essential, as is thorough knowledge of business/financial/career information resources, marketing and public relations. The BRC Coordinator must work well independently and be a team player. An inventive and responsive approach to the development and management of services is essential, as well as the ability to successfully communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to and enjoy collaboration, outreach, networking and engagement. This position requires some evening, weekend and early morning hours. It is an A-3 position in the Administrative & Professional union with a salary range of $65,794-$78,631 plus benefits and 35 hour work week. For a complete job description, minimum requirements and to apply go to www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs. Will remain open until filled.

 

 6.17.2019 

TAP Manager - Hartford Public Library
Summary: Hartford Public Library, The American Place (TAP) offers basic adult education, workforce literacy and citizenship services. The individual will manage a range of key projects related to the smooth delivery of The American Place services. TAP provides services to adults ages 17 and above with an emphasis on basic education, citizenship and workforce readiness. Management includes: overseeing the roll out and execution of project activities; monitoring deliverables and milestones; identifying opportunities to streamline and improve operations; identifying options to overcome project challenges; supervising staff as well as coordinating public-facing services on a day-to-day basis.
     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, Operations Management: Manages multiple grant activities and budgets. This includes data aggregation and analysis; timely statistical and budget reporting; hiring and monitoring contractual employees and assistants. Manages the development and implementation of a centralized electronic administrative system tracking TAP client intake from multiple program entry points, referrals, and outcomes. Develops and maintains a regular cycle of program evaluation, identifies key successes, makes recommendations for improvements, maintains up-to-date policies and procedures. Manages programs within available budgets and makes decisions for how programming budgets are distributed, monitors project spending, contractual employees, invoices, and submits timely reports accordingly. Manages staff including evaluating performance, goal setting, training and coaching. Prepares and submits performance reviews. Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures.
     Responsibilities, Teaching & Learning: Manages the delivery of online and on-ground curricula with quality control measures to meet goals of technology-enhanced teaching and learning environment; in collaboration with department staff evaluates effectiveness of instructional activities in promoting knowledge, literacy skills acquisition and workforce readiness. Formulates and provides professional development to support the delivery of e-Learning resources and devices. Leads training efforts and maintains open communication flow to support uniform and quality delivery of TAP-related services system wide. Provides branch staff with sound program development and logistical recommendations, encourages effective planning and shares information on best-practice principles to related programming/services.
     Responsibilities, Outreach and Relationship Building: Maintains effective working relationships and rapport with students, staff, and partners, notably, Capital Workforce Partners, CT State Department of Education, USCIS, and Hartford Public Schools, Department of Adult Education, while maintaining a focus on client service. Develops new programming partnerships with businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies, coordinates contracting and/or MOUs//MOAs. Helps to sustain a supportive and collegial environment for staff system wide, both through regular in-person meetings and online communications. Contributes content to communications tools (e.g. HPL e-Newsletter, Facebook, etc.).
     Required: Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Three years’ experience delivering educational/informational services to adults in a not-profit urban setting. Experience with federal grant projects and implementation. Strong project development, implementation and management abilities including demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities. Minimum two years’ experience supervising both professional and support staff. Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and perform detailed work accurately. Experience in program design and implementation across a network of locations. Ability to exercise sound judgement, identify and assess problems and act decisively to implement appropriate solutions or recommendations. Demonstrated experience coordinating work with many different constituencies, including external partners, and have experience working with diverse populations. Excellent oral and written communications skills including ability to produce quality documents, reports and verbal information confidently to a range of audiences. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate, communicate ideas, generate support, negotiate and resolve conflict. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting responsibilities. Knowledgeable (or willing to attend trainings to attain knowledge) of State of Connecticut’s Adult Education policies and procedures and U.S. immigration. Strong technology and data entry skills with experience in Excel and familiarity with learning management systems. Experience facilitating staff training and supporting professional development.
     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.

 

 6.17.2019 

Branch Manager - Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library seeks a person who has overall responsibility and accountability of all functions of a library branch. This includes the management of the public service operations including circulation, adult services, youth services, and security. This position is also accountable for training, scheduling and evaluating staff and assists in short-term and long-term planning in the assigned branch. The Branch Manager works with the development of the branch's collections and programming efforts, and supports in all areas of administration. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers.
     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.
     Requirements: Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Minimum three years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. Position includes evening, and weekend assignments. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application. Open until filled. EEO.

 

 6.17.2019 

YOUmedia Mentor (Part-time) – Hartford Public Library

Hartford Public Library seeks a person who will be part of the team at YOUmedia Hartford, a digital learning center for teens. The YOUmedia Mentor is an instructor, artist, and technologist who guides youth as they explore digital media and library resources. This position will assist with the implementation and use of various technologies and is also responsible for trouble-shooting technological difficulties and the set-up for YOUmedia events. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers.
     Requirements: Two years college experience required. Four years college experience preferred. Instructional technology, web or graphic design, music production, or a related discipline preferred. Minimum one year of experience teaching digital media, or one year of professional career experience in a related technological field is required. Experience working with teens is required, including a demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to the needs of teens. Experience using social media technology (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) is required. Position includes evening, and weekend assignments with availability of 25 hours per week. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application. Open until filled. EEO.

 

 6.11.2019 

Executive Director - Princeton Public Library (NJ)
The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Public Library (NJ) seeks an innovative and seasoned Executive Director to manage the Library’s stellar staff and to ensure that our award winning library continues to improve, innovate and grow as the town’s most valued public destination.
     The Ideal Candidate: The Executive Director will have the demonstrated ability to: Lead, motivate and manage a highly skilled and dedicated staff. Formulate and manage a budget. Sustain and strengthen current municipal operating and capital funding. Raise significant private sector funds. Oversee the progress of the Library’s 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, think critically and creatively to advance the Library’s mission and vision and express a clear vision for the future. Embrace all constituencies that comprise Princeton’s vibrant, diverse population.
     Responsibilities: The Executive Director reports to a nine-person Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Library through the collaboration and support of an extraordinary team of senior management personnel and talented, knowledgeable staff. Specific responsibilities include: Leads library staff in a collaborative environment by maintaining a positive organizational climate. Develops and shares a vision that strengthens the Library’s position at the forefront of innovation and public engagement. Ensures library programs, services and collections are exemplary, available, inclusive, equitably distributed, representative of a variety of views, and responsive to the community, reflecting the library’s mission, vision and strategies. Exercises day-to-day supervision of direct reports, establishes individual goals and objectives that support the Library’s strategic initiatives, communicates expectations and provides the resources necessary for success. Promotes the use of library services, collections and facilities by the entire community; monitors library use, evaluates library effectiveness, makes adjustment to procedures and services, and reports on the use by community members. Ensures the success of the Library’s fundraising efforts, including the annual appeal and endowment or capital campaigns by working with the development team to steward, cultivate and solicit donations as well as to generate new sources of revenue. Oversees the preparation of the Library’s annual operating and capital budgets and in cooperation with the Finance Director is responsible for executing those budgets in a fiscally responsible manner. Maintains positive, productive relationships with the members of the Library Board and external stakeholders including the elected municipal officials, municipal staff, community leaders and organizations, members of the Friends Council, members of the Foundation Board, donors and other funders, state and national library leadership, NJ State Library staff and members of the public. Prioritizes creating a welcoming, inclusive, appealing, safe, comfortable, sustainable and convenient facility and evaluates the design and layout of the Library for accessibility and ease of use by the public and for efficient staff work flow. Ensures robust marketing and communication strategies in order to increase use of library services and participation in programs and events. Encourages and supports outreach efforts to the underserved and non-user populations.
     The Princeton Public Library: Established in 1909, the current 61,000 square foot Princeton Public Library is the most visited municipal library in New Jersey. The Library serves a population of approximately 30,000 residents (as well as a large university population) that value the Library and view it as their favorite destination in the town. There are 35 full-time and 35 part-time employees as well as 350 volunteers who are extremely dedicated to making the Library an outstanding public institution. Consistently rated 5-stars on the LJ Index of Public Library Service, the Library has a 2019 operating budget of $5,581,591 and a capital budget of $287,500.
     The Princeton Community: Renowned for the world-class university that shares its name, Princeton is a vibrant and diverse community located halfway between New York and Philadelphia. Princeton is home to scholars and artists affiliated with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary and Westminster Choir College. The town has first-rate municipal services, including award-winning public schools and ample open space for passive and active recreation. Princeton is home to the Tony Award-winning McCarter Theatre Center and has a dazzling array of other cultural opportunities year-round. Though its rich history dates to Colonial times, Princeton is a hub for contemporary discovery and innovation and is regularly included in lists of Best Places to Live. Additional information about the Library and the Princeton community can be found at https://princetonlibrary.org/information.
     Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring one) and a minimum of ten (10) years of public library management experience with a five year demonstrated record of significant success in the supervision of administration and operations. Preference will be given to candidates with Director/Assistant Director experience or candidates who have successfully worked with a governing body of a large non-profit institution.
     In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal and consensus building skills, show sensitivity and awareness of group dynamics and foster an environment of open and honest communication. The new Executive Director will be an effective library leader who is able to demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the role of the Library as the major cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Princeton.
     Other Important Information: New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire. Successful completion of a criminal and financial background check is also required.
     Compensation: The salary for this position is highly competitive and includes an individualized compensation package. Health coverage is subject to a NJ State mandated employee contribution and membership in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System is mandatory.
     Applications: To apply, submit via e-mail a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three (3) quality job references that must include a current or former board member or supervisor to Bonnie Sprouls, Human Resources Director at bsprouls@princetonlibrary.org by July 31, 2019. Applications received after that date may not be considered. The Princeton Public Library is an ADA/EOE compliant employer.


 


Academic Libraries

 

 7.16.2019 

Information Services Assistant - Trinity College
Full time. Position Summary: Trinity College’s Information Services invites applications for the position of Information Services Assistant, a position that supports a combined Library and Information Technology Service point. Trinity College offers the best of several worlds: a traditional New England small liberal arts college set in downtown Hartford, a college that combines a strong commitment to community learning with equally strong study away ties.
     The Information Services Assistant provides support to the daily operations of course reserves, document delivery, and interlibrary loans to and from other colleges and universities and performs a range of cataloging and processing functions for materials in any format. This includes but is not limited to receipt and management of materials, order and catalog records maintenance, and copy cataloging. The incumbent also provides excellent public service and research support at the Information Services Desk (a merged library and IT service point) and with the ID Card office, including with ID card printing and troubleshooting of issues and requests. The incumbent assists with classroom technology support, including troubleshooting classroom projectors, controllers and computers as well as assisting in their maintenance. The Information Services Assistant must have a thorough understanding of how to effectively answer basic information, directional, privileges, and access services questions for Trinity constituents and guests. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Constituency Services.
     Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; experience with library and IT operations; good computer skills; ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, both independently and as part of a team; supervisory, interpersonal, and organizational skills; accuracy, attention to detail, ability to problem solve; positive and collaborative attitude and excellent communication skills.
     Preferred Qualifications: Academic library experience. Experience with Microsoft Office products. Experience with database management.
     Salary commensurate with experience. For more information and to apply, visit https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1991.

 

 7.11.2019 

Law Library Circulation/Reserve Assistant (Part-time) - Quinnipiac University
Quinnipiac University seeks applications for the position of Law Library Circulation/Reserve Assistant. This is a part-time temporary, non-benefit eligible position that will assist in the operation of the Circulation/Reserve Department during evening and weekend hours.
     About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to three core values: high-quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment, and a strong sense of community. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
     Responsibilities: In conjunction with Circulation/Reserve Manager, train and supervise evening and weekend staff. Assist with general circulation functions in the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) circulation module. Assist in overseeing functions for Reserve Collection in III circulation module. Process for loan the physical hard copy materials and equipment in the Reserve Collection, and perform general collection maintenance duties. Possess basic understanding of bibliographic tools and Web-based searching. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Other circulation department duties as assigned.
     Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
     Qualifications: Library circulation experience and direct experience with integrated library automated systems preferred. Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively with other library and university departments. Evenings and weekends required. Non-benefits eligible, temp position, not to exceed 17.5 hours/week. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
     Special Instructions to Applicants: Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.
     TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. Open until filled.
     Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 7.2.2019 

Reference Librarian, Part Time - University of Hartford
Non-Exempt. Reports to Head of Reference and Public Services. Work Week: 20 hours (minimum) Maintains regular evenings and rotating weekends.
     Position Summary: Assumes responsibility for providing complete and thorough information literacy and bibliographic instruction to library patrons in conjunction with University faculty in an effort to ensure quality customer service as well as the best use of traditional and electronic library resources. Performs all duties in full support of the University’s mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University’s students.
     Job Duties: Provides knowledgeable, relevant and accurate assistance to students and other library patrons, making efficient and expedient use of traditional and electronic library resources. Assists student, staff, and faculty with research inquiries. Supports and staffs regular evening and weekend shifts at Reference/Information Commons Desk. Plans, develops, presents and evaluates instructional, bibliographic and information literacy seminars on library resources to on campus and online students, faculty and staff. Organizes and maintains reference materials in a system that is easy for patrons to access. Serves as an academic liaison to faculty for courses taught on campus and online. Oversees outreach initiatives, online content, and supplemental resources in those designated areas. Provides assistance with special projects including, but not limited to, collection development, data analysis and LibGuides. Maintains collection and reference usage statistics. Develops reports for the Head of Reference and Public Services and the Director of Libraries as necessary and/or appropriate. Assists with all functions of the Circulation Unit including desk coverage, direction, shelving and library opening and closing procedures. Maintains awareness of trends and advances in the field through attendance at meetings or seminars and through regular examination of the literature in the field. Performs other related duties as assigned.
     Education: Master’s Degree of Library Science from an A.L.A accredited institution (or recognized equivalent) required.
     Managerial Skills: Has responsibility or authority which is limited to the direction of temporary or student workers.
     Knowledge & Skills: Advanced Professional Skills. The professional theory and practice of the professional skills level, but applied at the advanced level of a “seasoned” professional. Requires extensive knowledge of a professional discipline and a working knowledge of related fields.
     Special Skills: The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
     For the complete job posting and to apply, visit https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/2738.

 

 6.18.2019 

Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian - UConn Library
University Librarian I or II (UCP 5 or 7). The UConn Library seeks an engaged and forward-looking Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian to collaborate with stakeholders in the areas of business, entrepreneurship, and innovation within the UConn community and in the state of Connecticut. The Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian connects UConn Library collections, services, and spaces to research, scholarship, teaching, and learning at UConn. The Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian creates and assesses services, collections, and tools that support initiatives to develop the educational and commercial potential of ideas. This position serves as the primary contact for research assistance, information literacy instruction, and collection-building for the UConn School of Business, The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and the Department of Economics. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the successful candidate makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.
     The Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian contributes to the advancement of the UConn Library through collaboration with colleagues and engagement with Library-wide initiatives, including serving on Library and University committees. The Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian engages in continuous learning and is professionally engaged at the state, regional, and national levels. As an active member of the Academic Engagement area’s Research Services unit, the position reports to the Head of Research Services, and is a positive contributor to the Library, founded on the UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun.
     For full position description details, please see https://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/.

 

 


School Libraries & Media Centers

 

 7.2.2019 

Library Media Specialist, Elementary - Manchester Public Schools
JobID: 3738. Position Type: Elementary School Teaching/Library Media Specialist. Date Available: 8/27/2019. Manchester Public Schools is committed to provide students with optimal educational services. The district services a population of approximately 6,300 students. Students are served by nine elementary schools, one sixth grade academy, one middle school, one high school, a regional academy, an alternative education program, a preschool, a Head Start program, and a robust Adult Education Program. We Believe In: Courage, Creativity, Collaboration, and Excellence for ALL.
     Job Information: The teacher’s responsibility is to effectively motivate, instruct and assess learners in order to raise each student to the highest level of achievement commensurate with the student’s potential. View Library Media Specialist Job Description (you may need to request access)
     Application Process: To apply please visit https://www.applitrack.com/manchester/onlineapp/. Attach a cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of reference, transcript and proof of certification, as required. NO FAXED OR E-MAILED RESUMES AND/OR APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO CALLS PLEASE.
     Selection Procedure: Applications are reviewed by the administrator for the position and select candidates are contacted for interviews. Manchester Public Schools does require a demonstration lesson or performance task as part of the hiring process for all certified staff.
     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.

 

 7.2.2019 

Library Media Specialist, Long Term Substitute - Tashua Elementary School, Trumbull
Trumbull Public Schools. Substitute position (August - November) for CT certified Library Media Specialist at elementary level. Beginning Aug 26, 2019. Apply online - www.trumbullps.org - choose Departments/Human Resources/Vacancies. Open until filled.

 

 6.28.2019 

Evening Library Assistant - Katharine Brush Library, Loomis Chaffee School
The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, and patron-focused Evening Library Assistant. General duties and responsibilities are serving at the information desk, assisting library patrons, Sunday library supervisor, and an additional weekday evening shift. This position is 10 hours a week during the academic school year and begins in September 2019.
     The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings whose children all died tragically and who then selflessly determined to found a school as a gift to the children of others, Loomis Chaffee provides our students with the best education—an education in which excellence in teaching and learning is shaped by the why, as much as the what, and every member of the community shares a commitment to the best self and the common good. For more information on the school, please visit https://www.loomischaffee.org.
     Click here for the full job ad and to apply.

 

 6.21.2019 

Library Media Specialist (PreK-12) - Lyme-Old Lyme Schools, Regional School District #18
2019-2020 School Year Position. Qualifications: 1. Demonstrated competencies, attitudes and personal characteristics in keeping with high district standards. 2. Appropriate Connecticut Certification. Compensation: Salary and benefits per group contract and salary schedule. Application Procedure: Go to https://www.region18.org/district-information/employment-opportunities and fill out online application. Please do not mail, email or deliver application materials. All applications must be submitted online. Closing Date: Until Filled.

 

 6.21.2019 

Library Media Specialist - Litchfield High School, Litchfield Public Schools
Litchfield Public Schools is seeking a full time School Library Media Specialist for grades 7-12. Certified Position. Date Available: 8/26/2019.
     Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to provide training and tools for using information resources and attaining digital literacy, and serve as a valuable resource for both teachers and students.
     Essential Functions: Supports a comprehensive secondary education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives. Promotes an environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction. Teaches knowledge and skills in Library Media/ITL courses as outlined in the ISTE ITL K-12 Standards and the Common Core State Standards. Develops student understanding and appreciation of technology skills as they apply to college and/or career ready goals. Seeks opportunities for students to apply technology in the real world. Conducts ongoing formative and summative assessments of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. Using PowerSchool, organizes and maintains accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Coordinates with other professional staff members daily, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees. Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
     Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
     Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, such as the Workshop Model and “Growth Mindset”, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Knowledge of content area in terms of processes and proficiencies outlined in the ISTE ITL K-12 Standards and the Common Core State Standards. Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
     Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments.
     Qualifications Profile: Connecticut State Certification as a library media specialist with an 062 School Library Media Specialist endorsement.
     Education: Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Masters Degree in a related area preferred.
     Experience: Successful prior Library Media Specialist experience a plus.
     Application Procedure: Apply Online (www.litchfieldschools.org - Central Office - Employment Opportunities). No emailed, faxed or paper applications accepted. To be considered, applications must include: a completed online application, cover letter, current resume, transcripts, three letters of recommendation and certification documents. Position will remain open until filled.


 


Corporate / Special Libraries & Library-Related Organizations

 

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