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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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Adult Services Librarian (full-time) - E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison
Are you a librarian who is up to date on the latest technology trends, is a creative thinker, and wants to share their passion for great library programs and services? The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is looking for you. We seek a forward-thinking, dynamic librarian to join the Adult Services Department as we prepare for an exciting chapter in the library's long history. This position plays an intrinsic role in helping to create the library Madison deserves - leading patrons to materials, helping them with their tech needs, and contributing to the development of our print and online collections. You’ll oversee adult programming, promote and publicize events, all while working closely with the Children and Teen Services librarians to provide programming for the entire community.
     The library is undergoing a 15 million dollar expansion and renovation, updating our historic facility with the latest in technology. The library, located in Madison’s picturesque town center a mile from the beach and steps from coffeeshops, restaurants, shops, and more, will re-open in July 2020.
     The successful candidate for this position will have outstanding customer service skills, strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for technology and outreach, along with the ability to work collaboratively. Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a constantly evolving work environment is also essential. Recent graduates or those nearing completion of their MLS degree are encouraged to apply.
     Duties: Provide information on all subjects to library users in person, by telephone, and digitally. Assist patrons to locate library materials and to access library and community services. Assist patrons with online databases and Internet searching. Assist patrons with operation and maintenance of library equipment including public computers, printers, scanners, fax machine, and copiers. Design and teach technology classes for small groups and coordinate one-on-one appointments in the library. Responsible for planning, publicizing, and implementing library programs for adults as well as collaborating with the Children and Teen Services Librarians to provide multi-age, library-wide programs. Participate in outreach activities. Develop and maintain the Adult Fiction collection, including selection of materials, cataloging, and weeding. Coordinate publicity for library programs and services; including print and online communication and social media.
     Requirements: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution (students nearing completion encouraged to apply). Proven track record of outstanding customer service to a wide range of ages and abilities. Currency and fluency with innovation and technology trends in public libraries. Proficiency in wide variety of software and hardware, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Apple products. Proficiency with use of e-reader devices and downloading of e-books, e-magazines, and streaming media. Proficiency with mobile devices used in the library, including tablets and smartphones. Proficiency with communications tools such as Constant Contact, Canva, and current social media outlets. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to teamwork.
     Hours: 35 hours per week including evenings and rotating Saturday and Sunday hours.
     Benefits & Compensation: Salary meets CT State suggested minimum. 36 days of combined paid time off each year. Medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability, and life insurance. 401k retirement plan. Benefits prorated based on start date.
     To apply: Send a meaningful cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to on or before July 1st, 2019.
     Disclaimer: Nothing in this job description restricts the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.
     The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate as to age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or other protected status under state and federal laws.



Part-time Librarian - Ridgefield Library

Part-time Librarian sought for Ridgefield Library Adult Services Department. Primary responsibilities include reference, readers advisory and technology instruction for adults and teens. Comprehensive technology background, plus strong communication skills and customer service orientation. MLS or enrollment in accredited program required. 19 hours a week; evening and weekend availability a must. Year-round position. Starting pay $27/hour. Click here for complete job description. Letter and resume by June 30, 2019 to Leslie Vuilleumier, Executive Assistant, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 or to



Part-Time Reference Librarian - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook
The Part-Time Reference Librarian is responsible for assuring high patron satisfaction with all aspects of Reference Services in cooperation with other library staff and in accordance with current library policies and procedures, and the library’s mission. This librarian will be responsible for providing timely in depth reference and reader’s advisory and will help evaluate and promote reference services. A bachelor’s degree and matriculation into a MLS or MLIS program. Experience in public libraries. Familiarity with reference services. Valid Driver’s License is required. Position is about 10 hours per week. $22.00 per hour. Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. Full job description is available at Please send application, resume, and cover letter to by July 1, 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 NO PHYSICAL MAILINGS PLEASE. Search open until position is filled.



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, Open until filled. THE TOWN OF BEACON FALLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



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 Will remain open until filled.



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.



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 Required online application. Open until filled. EEO.



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 Required online application. Open until filled. EEO.



Wilson Branch Library Clerk, PT - Windsor Public Library
The Windsor Public Library is seeking a knowledgeable, tech-savvy part-time library clerk with a strong commitment to serving grades K-12 and their caregivers to join our Wilson Branch Library team. Responsibilities include, assisting with programs, reference, reader’s advisory, and computer assistance at the busy Wilson Branch circulation desk; shelving and shelf-reading of materials, and additional projects as needed.
     Our ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, passionate about literacy, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; and be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility, and attention to detail.
     Minimum requirements: Some college, plus one (1) or more years library experience working with children; comfort working with computers, technology and social media: proficiency with MS Office Suite, Google Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; familiarity with specific applications (i.e. Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel and Publisher), a plus. Schedule is Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 2:30 PM -5:30 PM, alternating Saturdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, plus substitution. Salary is $14.00/hour.
     Please apply online here. Application deadline is Friday, July 5, 2019 at 5:00PM. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA



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
     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 by July 31, 2019. Applications received after that date may not be considered. The Princeton Public Library is an ADA/EOE compliant employer.



Associate Director of Technology and Operations - Mark Twain Library, Redding

The Mark Twain Library in Redding, CT seeks and Associate Director of Technology and Operations. Under the direction of the Library Director, this individual is responsible for overseeing the Mark Twain Library’s automation and information technology needs and assuring the smooth operations of the library when the Library Director And Assistant Director are not available. Join a small but dynamic library with one of the largest per capita usage in the state.. The library is a member of the BIbliomation Consortium which is part of the Evergreen community. Work in a beautiful setting with an appreciative customer base.
     Main Responsibilities: This position plans for, manages and maintains all technology and technological applications. The positon also serves as webmaster. In addition, the person in this position works closely with the library’s phone, HVAC web-based controls, solar panel providers and others as necessary. He/She also Acts as liaison between Library Director and Bibliomation and other hardware and software vendors, places orders as required, and maintains the technology budget. Other key responsibilities are managing the website and all plug-ins, staff email and implementing new technologies as needed. The position also supports fund-raising chairpersons and the development office technology needs. They will work closely with the Communications Specialist responsible for social media.

     Required skills and attributes: Website management skills (WordPress). Professional knowledge of library practices and procedures, knowledge of online library systems, telecommunications, and personal computer software and hardware. Able to deal with public tactfully and work independently.
     Other required skills: Must be able to lift 50 pounds and able to install hardware which may include the need to bend, kneel, crawl and work in tight spaces. Ability to drive and access to a car. Ability to work evenings or weekends as needed.
     Qualifications: MLIS or MLIS student or experience with library systems. Candidates with related equivalent experience are also encouraged to apply. Must show strong affinity for working in a library and with staff who have varied technological knowledge. Strong affinity for website management.
     Salary Range: 50,000 – 52,500 dependent on level of experience. Benefits: Health Insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days. travel expense reimbursement. MLIS candidates are eligible for tuition reimbursement of one course per semester. This is a highly professional 35 hour per week position with a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the library.
     Deadline: June 30, 2019. Apply to with resume, cover letter and names of 2 references. Questions to same email address.



Part Time Office Assistant (Circulation) - West Hartford Public Library
The West Hartford Public Library has openings for Office Assistants, up to ten hours per week. Starting pay is 19.33 /hour. These positions require day and evening and /or weekend availability. Shifts will be assigned at any of the West Hartford Public Library’s three branches as needed.
     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 candidates will have excellent customer service skills, the ability to multi-task and is a reliable team player. Experience with the Sierra ILS is preferred.

     Applications: Town of West Hartford applications may be obtained from West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 or online at Applications along with a cover letter and, if desired, resume must be submitted directly to the West Hartford Public Library. Application packages may be mailed to West Hartford Public Library, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107 attention Ann Marie Salerno or emailed to Deadline: June 28, 2019.



Library Circulation Assistant, Fill in - Windsor Locks Public Library

Windsor Locks Public Library seeks an individual with excellent customer service and communication skills to serve a diverse public. Prior library experience and familiarity with Sierra or other library system preferred. Candidate must possess strong technology skills along with the ability to perform a variety of circulation duties, including shelving of materials and answering phones.
     This year-round position requires availability on weekday evenings from 4:30-8:30 and occasional Saturdays as needed. Additional availability is a plus. Hours will vary, with no guaranteed minimum initially. Interested applicants may send cover letter and resume, including availability via email to or to the Director, Windsor Locks Public Library, 28 Main Street, Windsor Locks 06096.



Part-Time Adult Services Librarians (multiple positions) - Simsbury Public Library

The Simsbury Public Library is currently accepting applications for three dynamic and forward thinking Part-Time Adult Services Librarians for 4-16 hours per week. Applicants must be able to work some weekdays, weekends and evenings. Successful candidates will be responsible for providing excellent customer service and meeting the informational needs of the community through a variety of means; as well as assisting in the promotion of the Library, its programs and services. This is a part-time unaffiliated position with an hourly pay rate of $28.16/hour. Please upload a cover letter & resume as part of a complete application. All applications must be submitted online at: The closing date for these positions is Tuesday, June 25, 2019.



Reference Substitute(s) (part-time) – C.H. Booth Library, Newtown

Seeking MLS librarians to help at the Reference desk in the wonderful community of Newtown CT at the C.H. Booth Library for general need as well as for an upcoming staff recuperation.
     Job Summary: The Part-Time Reference Librarian is responsible for assuring high patron satisfaction with all aspects of Reference Services in cooperation with other departments and in accordance with current library policies and procedures, the library’s mission and Strategic Plan. Areas of responsibility include services and collections of the Reference Department and bringing library services to institutions and agencies serving people using the adult nonfiction collections.
     $28 per hour, no anticipated benefits.
     Complete job description and employment application available at
     Send resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to; consideration begins immediately.



Children’s Assistant - Terryville Public Library
Terryville Public Library in Plymouth (CT) seeks an enthusiastic part-time children’s room assistant. Responsibilities include: Planning, organizing and directing weekly and monthly children’s programs, providing circulation and reference assistance to children, parents, teachers and caregivers, and performing clerical duties. Workload is subject to seasonal fluctuations. Requirements: Combination of college coursework and experience demonstrating the required knowledge, skills and abilities including knowledge of children’s literature and bibliographic tools, understanding of library policies, goals and services, excellent oral and written communication skills, working knowledge of computer applications, and ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Salary: $12.57 per hour, 19 hours per week. Hours: Monday 1-6, Tuesday 3-8 and Wednesday 2-6, alternate Thursdays and Saturdays 10-3. View the full job description. Please send a meaningful 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 or the library. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is 6/26/19, EOE.



Librarian I/II - Greenwich Library
This class of position involves responsible multi-specialized professional library work. It requires a strong public service orientation and aptitude, and working knowledge of information technology in libraries. **The current vacancy is in the Resources Management Division of the Greenwich Library and is responsible for selecting and acquiring library materials in all formats for Main Library, Byram and Cos Cob branches, as well as assisting with setting allocations and expenditures among assigned funds.
     ASSIGNMENT LEVEL I: Responsible for providing quality patron service to children, young adults and adults in a variety of library service assignments. As an accountable team member, participates in planning and goal setting, assessing needs and providing services in accordance with library policies and practices. Backs up team members, and assists others as needed. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required. Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director. Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus a general knowledge of library procedures.
     ASSIGNMENT LEVEL II: Multi-specialized professional library work requiring direction and coordination within a team/unit setting. Responsible for a smooth functioning of all library services within the assigned team/unit's area of responsibility by suggesting improvements, and implementing approved solutions. Performs both technical and back-up coordinative duties by applying professional techniques to library problems. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required. Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director. Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus 18 months of experience in professional library work. Some positions may require hands on experience adding content to the online catalog or library website.
     CAREER PATH: A Librarian I who successfully completes twelve (12) consecutive months of work following the six (6) month probationary period shall be upgraded to a Librarian II conditional upon the following: (1.) The employee received a satisfactory rating in his or her most recent performance evaluation as a Librarian I. In the event there is no current performance evaluation, the employee will be upgraded to Librarian II. (2.) The employee has not received discipline within the past eighteen (18) months.
     Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V. Apply directly on our website.



Librarian, Information Services, Part-Time - Greenwich Library

Part-time/Up to 15hrs/wk. Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, or must possess the degree within seven months of appointment to the position. One year of work experience in reference service preferred, but will consider a recent graduate with focus on technology. Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V. Apply directly on our website.



Children’s Librarian, Part Time - Greenwich Library
Pt 15 hrs./wk. Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university (preferred) or Master's Degree in Library Science in progress, with a focus on children's librarianship. One year of experience in library services for children or other closely related field; Strong background in children's literature and knowledge of early childhood development; Flexible schedule with ability to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
     Special Necessary Requirement: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, or must possess the degree within seven months of appointment to the position.
     Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V
     Apply directly on our website.



Library Director - Rowayton Library

The Board of Trustees of the Rowayton Library seeks an enthusiastic and energetic community minded leader to serve as its new Library Director. The successful candidate will bring a dynamic vision to our small, much loved association library located in the heart of the Rowayton village, in the city of Norwalk.
     Responsibilities: Manages library staff and all library operations; Plans, organizes and conducts adult and children programs with input from staff; Oversees collection development and library technology; Advocates to and collaborates with community members and local organizations about library offerings; Works with the Board of Trustees on fundraising initiatives including events and an Annual Fund; Maintains financial systems and administrative processes; Presents monthly reports about library activities at Board of Trustees meetings; Develops good relationships with Sixth Taxing District representatives and library vendors; Implements current library policies and recommends changes when needed.
     Desired Qualifications: Masters degree in Library Science or Information Science; At least three years work experience in a public library with supervisory duties; Skills in public speaking, small and large group facilitation, and active listening; Digital marketing for libraries including e-newsletters; Experience working with Bibliomation, InterLibrary loan, Constant Contact, and social media channels.
     Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Health and vacation benefits as well as a flexible schedule that will include some weekend and evening hours. Ability to lift cartons weighing up to 10 lbs and move heavily-laden library carts.
     Position open until July 1. Please send a cover letter and resume to for immediate consideration. The Rowayton Library is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about the library, please check out our website,



Youth Services Programmer – Bethel Public Library
The Bethel Public Library is seeking an outgoing and energetic individual to provide programming for children birth through high school as well as parents and caregivers. An ideal candidate would have an understanding of early childhood development, interest in arts and music, and enjoy working with all ages.
     The Youth Services Programmer primary responsibilities are to plan, assess, promote, and execute library programs for children and teens, supervise Library personnel as needed, as well as be a building supervisor as needed. The Youth Services Programmer will also assist patrons in using library services and facilities. Collaboration with the head of Adult and Children’s Services is essential to this position.
     This is a full-time 35-hour per week position that includes evening and weekend hours. Benefits package included, and the salary meets CLA minimum guidelines. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; MLS from an ALA accredited school preferred; demonstrated experience or transferable skills are welcome. Demonstrate ability to perform early literacy programming, craft programming, etc., working with children and teens.
     Full job description available at Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to the Library Director, at Closing date: Open until filled.



Library Assistant - Wolcott Public Library

The Wolcott Public Library has an opening for a Library Assistant, up to 20 hours a week, $12/hour, including evening hours and Saturdays. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, introducing patrons to all library services, collections and equipment; circulating materials; issuing library cards; managing holds and overdue items; collecting fines and fees; providing internet, copying, printing and other technology support; and assisting with opening and closing procedures.

     Successful candidate will be an avid reader who possesses excellent customer service and technology skills, who is able to multi-task and is reliable. Experience with Bibliomation ILS preferred.

     Any questions regarding this position, please call 203-879-6720. Please submit cover letter and a resume to Wolcott Public Library, Attn.: Susan Ouellette, 469 Bound Line Road, Wolcott, CT 06717 or email to Closing date is June 20, 2019.



Teen Services Librarian - Stratford Library Association
Are you excited about providing youth services in a diverse community? The Stratford Library Association will give you the opportunity to work in a team environment developing programs and services for teens in grades 6 – 12. You will participate in Teen Department services including: programming, technology, expanding the Teen Department’s online presence, outreach and collaboration with local youth agencies, and traditional library services. Knowledge of teen literature, strong communication skills, enthusiasm for current teen trends and pop culture, and a commitment to public service required. ALA accredited MLS/MLIS degree required. Candidates with MLS/MLIS degrees in progress welcome to apply (pay rate commensurate with degree status). Bilingual Spanish/English highly desirable. 35 hours/week, including daytime, evening and weekend hours. Pay rate for successful candidate with MLS/MLIS degree: $50,859 - $72,072 per year.
     Send your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Sheri Szymanski, Stratford Library Association, 2203 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615 or email Deadline to apply: June 28, 2019. Visit to find out more about the Stratford Library Association. EOE



Part-Time Library Assistant I - Douglas Library of Hebron
The Douglas Library of Hebron is looking for a part-time Library Assistant I to assist us as we work to provide a welcoming, safe, and diverse environment for the members of our community. Ideal candidates will be technologically-savvy, passionate about providing excellent customer service, and have the ability to work independently and in groups. This position requires the ability to answer questions in person, on the phone, and though digital means. The Library Assistant I will need to interact with all age levels, be able to perform circulation functions using an automated system, shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. Must be comfortable with MS Office, web services, and have basic database knowledge. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; relevant work experience preferred. Starting wage is 13.75 per hour. Nights and Saturday availability a must. 15 hours a week with occasional opportunity for more. Please send a completed town application found at and a letter of interest and resume to the Town Manager, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248 by July 7, 2019. EOE



Full-Time Library Technical Assistant - Cromwell Belden Public Library
The Cromwell Belden Public Library is seeking a Full Time LTA to join our team beginning July 1, 2019. This newly created 35 hour position (some nights and weekends required), reports to the Library’s Department Heads and will have a strong focus on social media and programming that fit our newly renovated and expanded library. The ideal candidate will be energetic, detail oriented and have excellent customer service and technology skills. Other responsibilities: supervision of staff, assist patrons in the use of library services and facilities, perform readers advisory and answer reference questions as needed and other duties as assigned. Qualifications desired include: Proficiency in using Sierra, prior public library experience, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to train and supervise assigned staff and volunteers. This is a union position, salary $21.34 hourly and excellent benefits. Deadline to apply: June 21, 2019. Visit the Town of Cromwell for application and email resume and application to or mail to Town of Cromwell, Human Resources Dept., 41 West Street, Cromwell, CT 06416.



Reference and Adult Programming Librarian I - New Britain Public Library

Full time position (37.5 hrs/wk; $50,896.71 annual salary). The New Britain Public Library is looking for an outgoing, community oriented, customer service driven individual with public library experience and a passion for adult programming to join our Reference team. A Masters in Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited library science program is required, along with a familiarity with adult services, strong readers’ advisory skills, an interest in technology, social media, and makerspaces, and experience with adult programming. The ideal candidate has experience with technology instruction, has excellent communication skills (both oral and written), partakes in professional development opportunities, understands the importance of community outreach, and sees the library as a community hub and gathering place for everyone. Spanish, Polish, or other language proficiency is desirable. Apply in writing to the Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051 or by email to



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

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


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

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



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



Academic Libraries



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



Preservation/Special Collections Librarian - Wesleyan University
Full-Time. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), this position is responsible for all aspects of preservation of physical materials in SC&A, including managing the book preservation lab. This position consults with library staff on preservation issues related to the circulating collections. In SC&A this position, participates in a range of public service duties.
     Typical responsibilities include: Managing book preservation lab. Hiring, training, and supervising student employees performing book preservation work. Working with planning committee to design new conservation lab; managing move from current book lab to new facility. Planing and completing preservation assessment of SC&A book collections. Working with library facilities specialist to monitor circulating collections for mold, update library disaster plans, and training library staff to respond to disasters and related issues. Performing basic to medium-level book repair and conservation treatments. Working with the Special Collections Cataloging Librarian on issues related to shelf preparation and conservation of special collections materials. On a regular schedule in rotation with other departmental staff, serving at the Special Collections & Archives reference desk. Presenting special collections materials to classes in areas of expertise and/or interest. Researching and answering SC&A reference questions in areas of expertise and/or interest. Other duties as assigned.
     This is a three year term position. Continuation is contingent upon mutual agreement and continued funding.
     Minimum Qualifications: MLS and at least two years of relevant experience, including internships. Experience with preservation/conservation of rare and fragile materials. Knowledge of the history of the book, as demonstrated by experience and/or coursework. Experience in special collections. Ability to work both collegially and independently. Effective communication, organizational, and computer skills. Ability to interact courteously with a wide variety of people, exercising diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and good judgment. Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to work occasional evening and weekends as required. Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.
     Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of appropriate shelf preparation and housing practices for rare books and other materials. Experience directing the work of undergraduates. Experience with reference services. Experience teaching with special collections materials. Experience with archives. Experience with mold remediation and disaster preparedness. Reading knowledge of at least one Western European language in addition to English.
     Competencies: Functional/technical skills, Organizational skills, Problem solving, Project management, Teamwork/collaboration, Time management
     Additional Information: Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
     To apply, visit



School Libraries & Media Centers



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



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