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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


Professional level positions
that do not meet this salary or do not provide salary information are posted in a special area at the bottom of this page. For more information, see About this Page, below.
 

  

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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Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline. 

 

8.13.2018

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Librarian - City of Norwalk invites applications for the position of Librarian. SALARY: Hourly, $36.12 - $43.89. Annually, $70,706.00 - $85,913.00. CLOSING DATE: 09/09/18 11:59 PM.
     DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
     Position Definition: Plans, organizes and supervises library program for pre-school, elementary and young adult library users. Performs professional library services in assisting library patrons in the selection and use of library materials.
     Example of Duties: Receives oral or written direction from Library Division Chief. Plans and organizes work according to season of year, special events and regular library schedule. Assigns work to support staff. Develops and conducts programs for children and young adults to encourage reading, viewing and listening skills and to use library facilities and materials. Examines professional publications and other sources for selection of books, periodicals and related materials. Helps build collection of books, periodicals and communication materials through consultation with Supervisor, staff members and independent selection. Assembles and arranges displays of books and other materials. Helps supervise the circulation, return and use of library books and materials. Helps oversee the electronic transfer of information and operates remote computer terminal in processing circulation, registrations, overdues and billings. Develops brochures, booklets and newsletters to publicize the services and resources of the Library. Prepares reading lists for school and community distribution. Provides training and supervision to Library Assistant, Clerks and volunteers. Prepares regular narrative and statistics reports for Supervisor.
     Additional Duties: Coordinates programs and activities with school librarians, teachers, parents' groups and community organizations. Conducts story-telling programs for pre-school children. Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations. Performs general library work as needed.
     Supervised By: Receives general supervision from the Children's Services Division Chief.
     Note: The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
     REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Artistic skills used in creating posters, displays, etc., highly desirable. Ability to relate and interact with school and cultural organizations needed. Ability to prepare and deliver brief, concise and attractive reports of library services and facilities both orally and in writing. A working knowledge of computer applications for library services. Ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science, including course work in specialty.
     SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This position is a Grade 17.
     APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm. Please be advised, we no longer accept applications via, fax, email, or mail. Only applications submitted through our online recruiting system will be considered.
     An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

8.13.2018

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Library Assistant - City of Norwalk invites applications for the position of Library Assistant. SALARY: Hourly, $25.66 - $31.19. Annually: $50,230.00 - $61,048.00. CLOSING DATE: 08/16/18 11:59 PM.
     DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
     Position Definition: Performs responsible and varied clerical-administrative work or para-professional duties; assists patrons in using library services and facilities and maintains materials of a specific unit or library division.
     Example of Duties: Receives oral or written instructions from Supervisor. Plans work according to established procedures. Prioritizes tasks within work assignment. Allocates work to library clerks and pages. Performs work in special unit including Children's, Circulation, Reference, Technical Services or as assigned. Maintains specific materials, supplies or equipment. Responds to patrons or visitors request for information and assistance or refer inquiries to a Librarian. Charges and discharges library books, materials, and equipment. Inspects returned books, materials and equipment for damage. Follows prescribed routine in receiving compensation for overdue, damaged or lost library items. Assists persons in applying for library membership. Processes membership applications. Types cards, lists, reports, and other information. Prepares materials to promote use of Library. Operates computer terminal and auxiliary equipment in routine duties. Reports work accomplished to Supervisor.
     Additional Duties: Performs special duties as assigned including programming, basic reference, ordering of materials, serials maintenance, etc. Reserves books and materials. Makes minor repairs to books, materials and equipment. Relieves other employees as directed by Supervisor including responsibility for a unit in temporary absence of professional Librarian. Performs related tasks as assigned.
     Supervised By: Receives general supervision from a professional Librarian.
     The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
     REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of basic office procedures, including filing, scheduling, posting and basic bookkeeping. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to acquire a working knowledge of regulations and procedures pertaining to library responsibilities. Ability to become proficient in using office and library software. Ability to maintain accurate files and records. Ability to perform accurate mathematical computations. Ability to deal cooperatively with others.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED and two years in public library work.
     SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This position is a Grade 10.
     APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm. Please be advised, we no longer accept applications via, fax, email, or mail. Only applications submitted through our online recruiting system will be considered.
     An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

8.10.2018

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Children's & Teen Services Assistant (Part-Time) - 2 positions available. The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is accepting applications for the position of Children's & Teen Services Assistant. Salary: $17.00 per hour, no benefits. Hours: 2 positions at 14.5 hours per week. We're looking for two creative and enthusiastic individuals to join our Children's & Teen Services team. Primary responsibilities include providing service at the Children's Reference Desk; programming for children and teens; promoting library use and services to children, teens, and caregivers; and processing library materials. Excellent communication and technology skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media, are required. Schedule includes Saturdays in rotation and one evening per week. Familiarity with Sierra/Encore a plus.
     Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of related experience working with children within a library setting required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. MLS students are encouraged to apply.
     Please submit cover letter, resume and completed Town of Berlin Job Application available online here. Applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by 12 pm on Friday, September 7, 2018.

 

8.10.2018

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Library Aide II: Children’s and Circulation - The Town of Canton is seeking a pleasant, customer-service-oriented self-starter to join the staff of the Canton Public Library as a part-time Library Aide II. This position will primarily be in the Children’s department but will also encompass some circulation responsibilities. Responsibilities of the position include: staffing the children’s desk; providing reference and readers’ advisory services to children and families; providing some children’s programming; answering basic information questions; creating signs, flyers, and displays; processing children’s library materials; assisting patrons with computers, copier, library catalog, etc.; staffing and providing assistance at the circulation desk; answering and routing calls; and charging and discharging library materials.
     The successful candidate will enjoy and have experience working with children, tweens, and families; have strong knowledge of children’s literature and library services; have excellent customer service and communication skills; and be welcoming, courteous, and friendly to patrons of all ages. Strong computer and technology skills are essential.
     Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and have experience working with the public, including experience working directly with children. Previous library work strongly preferred. Experience with III’s Sierra ILS a plus.
     The position is 20 hours per week, including one evening and Saturdays in rotation, and is eligible for pro-rated sick, vacation, and holiday pay. $18.21/hour.
     To apply, send a completed Town of Canton employment application and cover letter to: Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Canton, PO Box 168, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022. Employment applications and a full job description are available at Canton Town Hall, at the Canton Public Library, and online at www.townofcantonct.org. Applications must be received by 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 29. EOE.

 

8.10.2018

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Adult/Teen/Children’s Librarian, Sunday Substitute - Stratford Library Association. October through May. $27.00/hour. Do you enjoy providing technology and reference services for patrons of all ages? The Stratford Library Association will give you the opportunity to work in a team environment serving a variety of cultures and age groups. Current open position is in Adult Services, however Substitutes are expected to provide coverage in Adult, Teen and Children’s Departments as needed. Strong communication and reference skills along with proficiency with computer applications, mobile devices and a commitment to public service required. ALA/MLS degree required, although degree candidates may be considered. Bilingual Spanish/English highly desirable. Sundays, as needed, 1-5pm, October through May. Send your resume and contact information for three references to Sheri Szymanski, Director, Stratford Library Association, 2203 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615 or e-mail sszymanski@stratfordlibrary.org. Application deadline: 8/24/18. EOE.

 

8.9.2018

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Librarian IV - (M-5265) City of New Haven. Assignment in Adult Learning, Partnership Services, & Communications. Salary: (Within Range 11:) $74,005 - $81,573 annualized. Hours: 37.50 hours per week, various shifts.
     NATURE OF WORK: This is professional administration of a major element of the library system. Work involves, depending upon the job within the class, the responsibility for adult services, children’s services, technical services or information technology. Work is performed with considerable latitude for the exercises of administrative judgment and is reviewed by the City Librarian or other staff member as designated through conferences and observation of results. This Librarian IV position will focus on strategic coordination and delivery of services to adults across libraries, neighborhood services, customer experience and institutional communications.
     MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association. Five to ten years experience in professional library work, including five years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of library organization and management; Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration; Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary procedures; Ability to communicate effectively in representing the library’s vision, mission, and values to the public; Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of library service. As a required part of the application process, candidates MUST submit a cover letter describing their relevant qualifications, experience and interest; a current resume; and the contact information for three references.
     This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 3144 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.
     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.
     TO APPLY: 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. Applications for this position only accepted on-line at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/. REMOVAL DATE: August 24, 2018.
     AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D.

 

8.9.2018

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Part-Time Library Assistant/Clerk - The Levi E. Coe Library in Middlefield, CT is seeking a part-time Library Assistant/Clerk. The schedule includes evenings and every other Saturday for 16.5 hours per week, at $13 per hour. The successful candidate should be able to perform a wide variety of library related tasks and have excellent customer service skills. Computer literacy is necessary and prior library experience is preferable. No phone calls please. Please send a letter of interest and resume to: Levi E. Coe Library, P.O. Box 458, Middlefield, CT 06455; Attn: Jess Lobner.

 

8.7.2018

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Technical Services/Reference Clerk - (Union Position) New Fairfield Free Public Library.
     GENERAL DUTIES: Performs essential clerical duties for library technical services, interlibrary loans, statistical reports and correspondence. Performs bookkeeping functions of the library. Performs all circulation desk duties using computerized system as needed. HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:45 - 8:15 pm; Tuesday, Thursday 9:45am-5:15pm. May include occasional Saturday hours.
     SALARY: Starting at $16.64 per hour.
     QUALIFICATIONS: Two years clerical experience in library functions or three years general clerical experience. Some college preferred. Good knowledge of bookkeeping, accounting and clerical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar software programs. Ability to learn and use automated circulation system, ILL functions, online catalogs, and other equipment as necessary. Ability to learn and follow library circulation policies and procedures. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to comprehend patrons needs quickly and accurately. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and public. Strong reference/reader’s advisory skills. Work independently under general supervision.
     PLEASE SUBMIT: Online Application (www.newfairfield.org), Letter of Intent, Resume, Letters of Reference (3).
     The Town of New Fairfield Board is an equal opportunity employer committed to an Affirmative Action Plan in recruiting, appointing, training, evaluating, and promoting personnel on the basis of merit and qualification, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, natural origin, ancestry, marital status, Veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or genetic information or any other applicable lawful discriminatory standards except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification. All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to commencement of employment.
     Closing Date: Until Filled

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Assistant Director/Head Reference Librarian - Town of Southington, Southington Public Library. SALARY: $72,486. HOURS: Full Time, 35 Weekly. Closing Date: 08/15/2018. Reports To: Library Director.
     This is a professional, administrative, and technical position assisting the Library Director in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the operations and services of the Library.
     Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA institution, with five years progressively knowledgeable and responsible experience in professional public library work, three years of which shall be in a supervisory capacity.
     The complete job description can be found here. Apply online by August 15, 2018.

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Part Time Youth Services Librarian I (19 hrs. per week) - The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT is seeking a part time Youth Services Librarian to provide library services and programming for children and young adults. Successful candidate is energetic, creative, team-oriented, and knowledgeable with respect to juvenile and young adult literature, familiar with computers, gaming, online databases and has experience working with children and young adults (ages 12-19). Good oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to creating library programs, instructing children, young adults and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. The ability to speak additional languages (especially Spanish) is highly desirable.
     EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required. One or more years of professional experience in a library setting preferred.
     Salary $28.17 per hr.
     To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: jsoltis@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org by 5:00 pm Friday, August 24, 2018.
     The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Library Assistant - Wolcott Public Library has an immediate opening for a Library Assistant, up to 22 hours weekly, $12.25/hour, including evening hours and Saturdays. Responsibilities include introducing patrons to all library services, issuing library cards, collecting and resolving fines and fees, technology support, and other duties under the supervision of the library director. Successful candidate must possess excellent customer service skills and technology skills, must be reliable and have the ability to multi-task. Applications can be found on www.wolcottct.org under employment application. Please submit applications to Wolcott Public Library, Attn. Susan Ouellette, 469 Bound Line Road, Wolcott, CT 06716 or email souellette@biblio.org by Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

             

8.3.2018

 

 

Library Aide  (Part Time) - Groton Public Library. Generally requires high school diploma or equivalent. Some library experience preferred. Must have basic computer and clerical skills. Must use office and library equipment and deal effectively with the public. Must have good oral and written communication skills.  Part-time position, 18 hours/week, to include evening and weekend hours. $10.95/hr. Applications must be returned on or before August 17, 2018.

            

8.3.2018

 

 

Assistant Director for Public Services (Chief Public Services Officer) - The Russell Library (Middletown, CT) seeks a creative, innovative, and outwardly-focused individual to elevate our services to "exceptional" by coordinating all public-facing Library departments and implementing community-oriented changes in keeping with Russell Library's mission.  The Library is poised to become a transformational force in Middletown -- join us now to become a part of something great! 
     Middletown is a vibrant, growing and extremely diverse community of nearly 48,000 residents, located on the Connecticut River, in the center of the Nutmeg State.  Home to two colleges and universities, a thriving downtown, a rich cultural and dining scene, and a unique combination of urban, suburban and rural life, Middletown has something to offer everyone.  Founded in 1875, the Russell Library is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves as the principal public library for the City of Middletown, with a full range of services aimed at 21st-century users.  The Library Board of Trustees and library staff (including the CPSO) will begin a strategic planning process this winter, to set a course for success in community transformation in the coming years. 
     The CPSO is responsible for the coordination of the Circulation/Technical Services, Children's/Teen, Adult Services, and Programming and Community Engagement staff and functions.  The CPSO, the Assistant Director for Administrative Services (Chief Administrative Officer), and the Library Director form Russell's executive team.  The successful candidate will show a proven track record of leadership, team-building, and innovation.  They must possess strong technology skills as well as experience with change management, process and efficiency management, user-centered design and project oversight.  Experience with managing library marketing and publicity, including websites, social media management, and e-newsletters, is strongly preferred.
     Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in Library Science and at least four years of supervisory experience, including two years supervising a major library department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  40 hours per week; some evenings and weekends required.  Exempt, non-union.
     Starting salary range: 76,918 - $91,707, depending on experience and qualifications, plus a competitive employee benefits package.
     Please email a resume and cover letter to Ramona Burkey, Library Director, at rburkey@russelllibrary.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018.

          

8.2.2018

 

 

Chief Executive Officer  Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (MD).

     Imagining Opportunities - Connecting Community – Shaping Lives. The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) Board of Trustees is seeking a visionary new CEO who, through dynamic leadership, will help to ensure that the Library System becomes one of the Nation’s best. Cultivating valued relationships with new and existing stakeholders, the CEO will have demonstrated talent in building and maintaining, connections with the broader community. The CEO will, through opportunity and connectivity, provide positive learning pathways to change the lives of the nearly one million County residents. Key lifelong learning focus areas of the Library’s 2017 Strategic Plan include: Tech Connect, Ready 2 Read, and Learning U. Supporting student achievement, the Library’s LINK partnership connects Prince George’s County public school students to the Library’s resources through ID cards eliminating barriers to student access. Governed by a seven-member Board, PGCMLS serves its constituency through a stellar staff (312 FTE), a $30 million annual budget, 19 locations plus a Correctional Facility library, and twelve active, contributing Friends of the Library groups. The ideal CEO will bring extraordinary passion, innovation, and a demonstrated commitment to a diverse, multicultural, and very engaged community of customers and potential partners. Please visit PGCMLS CEO Brochure for additional information about the position!
     Prince George’s County, the second largest county in Maryland, is a family-friendly, vibrant, growing county with 27 municipalities. It is proud to be home to seven colleges and universities, including the University of Maryland, Bowie State University and Prince George's Community College. Also, Prince George’s is home for some of the region’s top attractions. Residents and visitors enjoy the National Harbor on the Potomac, FedExField – home of the NFL Washington Redskins, NASA Goddard Space Flight center, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Show Place Arena, a vibrant Hyattsville Arts Corridor, and the Publick Playhouse. In addition to local historical, cultural and recreational amenities, you will find yourself minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., historic Annapolis and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Enjoy and explore Prince George’s County and Prince George’s County Memorial Library System at PGCMLS Links.
     Responsibilities. The CEO, reporting to the Board of Trustees, oversees a nationally recognized library system. This position provides overall strategic and operational leadership with full responsibility for, but not limited to, the following areas: personnel and fiscal management; marketing and communications; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and external partnership development through engagement with key stakeholder groups. Valuing transparency, trust, and collegiality, the CEO will lead a large, complex and innovative organization to its full and exciting potential.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Masters’ Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA- accredited program and five years of management experience in a complex organization. Additional skills include political acumen, strong communication skills, ability to think and plan strategically, the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders, and demonstrated ability in fiscal management. Experience in a public library with multiple locations, reporting to a governing board, working in a multicultural environment, and collective bargaining are desired qualifications.

     Compensation. The starting salary range is $175,000 - $195,000 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury on or before the closing date of September 16, 2018.

         

8.2.2018

 

 

Information Technology Specialist, Part-Time, 28 hours/week - The Farmington Libraries are seeking a qualified individual to provide direction and collaborate with colleagues in researching and implementing new digital services designed to meet the needs of our forward-thinking community.  
The Information Technology Specialist (ITS) will be responsible for identifying and evaluating new technologies as they emerge, and designing original programming for one-one-one and small group trainings for staff and patrons. The ITS will assist in the development and day-to-day management of library-wide information systems including public and staff computers, as well as equipment and software in our Maker Space, and experiential and media production lab. 
     The successful candidate will have experience with various computer coding languages, creating instructional and informational materials for print and online publication, a passion for sharing knowledge with others, and a commitment to serving the community.
     Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field required. Master’s degree preferred, but not required. Customer service experience required. 
     Send resume, cover letter, and links to original web content and design to Laura A. Horn, Assistant Director/ Head of Information Services at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org. Position open until filled. This position provides vacation and sick time benefits only. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.

        

7.31.2018

 

 

Library Assistant - Part Time – The Stonington Free Library seeks an enthusiastic and tech-savy team player with excellent customer service skills and a commitment to the importance of the library in the community. This is a part time position 21 to 24.5 hours per week. Work schedule is Tuesdays 9:30 to 2, Wednesdays 9:30 to 2, Thursdays 9:30 to 6, Fridays 9:30 to 1:30 and Saturday rotations 9:30 to 1. Hourly rate is $14.00. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days. 
     Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Delivery of excellent customer service to all ages. Assist patrons in person and over the phone. Introduce patrons to all library services, collections and technology. Provide reference services and reader’s advisory. Issue library cards. Check materials in and out. Help manage holds, overdue items and interlibrary loan requests and returns. Collect fines. Provide internet, email, copying, printing and other technology assistance. Update website, social media and community calendars.
     Successful candidate must be a team player with strong technology skills, positive attitude, enjoys working with the public, self-motivated, reliable, flexible and able to multi-task. High school diploma and technology skills required. Prior library experience, college degree and familiarity with library technology are a plus.
     Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to: search@stoningtonfreelibrary.org by August 22.

     

7.30.2018

 

 

Part-time Library Assistant - Newtown’s C.H. Booth Library is seeking a part-time Library Assistant with excellent customer service skills to serve the public. 15 weekly hours will include (but will not be limited to) Saturday shifts; ability to work added substitute or additional hours is desired. Position primarily serves to support the library’s circulation desks during programming events and during K-12 school breaks, so hours will vary. Starting hourly rate is $13.75. 

     Duties include: Materials shelving. Shelf reading. Circulation desk duty including checking in, renewing, and checking out materials. Answering incoming calls. placing outgoing calls. Assisting patrons in locating items and with computer issues. Assisting patrons with photocopying and printing. Assisting with preparation and clean-up of children’s and adult programs. Other duties, under the supervision of department heads or the director, may be assigned. Prior library experience and with familiarity with Evergreen preferred. 
     Please submit a resume and brief cover letter addressed to: Douglas Lord, Library Director, by email to chboothcareers@gmail.com with the subject line “LTA1 Job Application.” Applications accepted until the position is filled. Start date projected to be Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

    

7.30.2018

 

 

Part-Time Librarian - Wethersfield Library.
     Reports to: Public Services Manager. Schedule: Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. FLSA: Non-Exempt. Status: Part-time (Hourly – up to a maximum of 19 hours per week). Hourly Rate: $29.00. Benefits: Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations. There are no other benefits associated with this hourly position. Union/Non-Union: Non-Union. Posting Date: Monday July 23, 2018. Closing Date: Open until filled.
     As one of our part-time librarians you will draw on your expertise to work with a team of professional staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who is customer-focused, collaborative, tech savvy, and helps ensure the delivery of quality results. Examples of duties include: Answering information and/or readers advisory requests; providing general research assistance; participating in collection development and maintenance in assigned areas; providing assistance to full time staff in areas such as classes, programming, and outreach; may also work on special projects. 
     This position requires an ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent; one year of experience in general library work; excellent customer service skills; passion for and desire to work with a diverse public; experience with library related technology; a schedule that is flexible to include evenings and weekends; a valid driver’s license. 
     Visit https://www.wethersfieldlibrary.org/job-openings/ for complete job description and list of qualifications. Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor, to: jobs@wethersfieldlibrary.org. Open until filled. No phone calls or other inquiries please. Successful candidate must pass an interview and/or written exam, physical, drug testing, and background check prior to employment. EEO.

    

7.30.2018

 

 

Part-Time Library Associate - Wethersfield Library.

     Reports to: Public Services Manager. Schedule: Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. FLSA: Non-exempt. Status: Part-time (Hourly – up to a maximum of 19 hours per week). Hourly Rate: $22.52. Benefits: Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations. There are no other benefits associated with this hourly position. Union/Non Union: Non-Union. Posting Date: Tuesday July 10, 2018. Closing Date: Open until filled.

     As a part time Library Associate working primarily in the Children’s Department you will draw on your experience to work with a team of staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who is customer focused, collaborative, tech savvy, and helps ensure the delivery of quality results. 
     Examples of duties include: Answer ready-reference and/or readers advisory requests; provide general research assistance, make appropriate referrals to professional librarian; participate in collection maintenance; perform circulation functions; participate in the development, planning, promotion, and delivery of library programs, classes, activities, or events which fulfill the mission of the library; assist with the outreach, marketing, and merchandising activities of the library; perform other duties as required or other tasks/assignments as necessary. 
     This position requires: Bachelor’s degree; one year of experience in general library work; excellent customer service skills; ability and desire to work with a diverse public; knowledge of and demonstrated experience with computers; schedule must be flexible to include evenings and weekends; a valid driver’s license. Examples of preferred qualifications include: familiarity with youth developmental needs; knowledge of resources, materials, and literature relevant to children and families.
     Visit https://www.wethersfieldlibrary.org/job-openings/ for complete job description and list of qualifications. Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor, to: jobs@wethersfieldlibrary.org. Open until filled. No phone calls or other inquiries please. Successful candidate must pass an interview and/or written exam, physical, drug testing, and background check prior to employment. EEO.

   

7.27.2018

 

 

Executive Director - Hotchkiss Library of Sharon. The executive director of the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon CT, one of the oldest libraries in CT, will provide the vision, leadership and management of the library and is responsible for overseeing the programming, operations, and fundraising that will sustain the library’s growth, quality, and organizational mission. This person will serve as the face of the library to internal and external constituencies, including the library’s board, staff, donors/members, town-elected officials, and the public-at-large. The executive director will oversee revenue generation and will supervise the library’s operations. It is expected the executive director will embrace and champion all aspects of the library (lending library, cultural programs, children’s programs, and physical assets such as the building and property). The executive director is responsible for sound business planning and adherence to the financial planning process and the budget. As the chief representative, spokesperson and ambassador of the library, the executive director works to reinforce the position of the library as a pre-eminent library and cultural organization. Working with the staff, the executive director will direct and expand the library’s marketing, public relations and branding efforts in order to better define and reflect the library’s core mission and attract the largest possible audiences. The Executive Director ensures that the library uses technology and social media and other new media to the fullest extent possible.
     Requirements: Demonstrable management skills working with nonprofit organizations. Demonstrable ambition to help the library enlarge its reach and positive impact on its users and the broader Sharon community. 
     Compensation: The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon is prepared to offer a CLA-based competitive compensation package.
     The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
     Application: Candidates may apply by sending a letter of interest addressed to the Head of the Search Committee and resume to trtrowbridge@gmail.com.
     Read a full job description at: https://tinyurl.com/y7kwnfxz

 

7.26.2018

 

 

 

Head of Reference - C.H. Booth Library, Newtown. Seeking an MLS librarian with a combination of experience, skills, enthusiasm, and energy to serve as Head of Reference in the wonderful community of Newtown CT at the C.H. Booth Library.

     Job Summary: The Head of Reference manages the Reference Department including staffing, scheduling, collection development, business outreach, providing reference and reader’s advisory. Serves as part of the library management team including UX, database selection, and advisement on the library facility. Experience with Wordpress, Evergreen ILS, and archives management preferred.

     Salary $56,000-64,000/year DOE with competitive benefits. Job description and employment application available at www.chboothlibrary.org/about/staff/. Send resume and cover letter to chboothcareers@gmail.com by Friday, August 17th at 4:00pm.

 

7.24.2018

 

 

 

Adult/Teen Services Librarian (Full Time) – The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library (Monroe) is looking for an energetic, forward thinking Adult/ Teen Services Librarian with a strong understanding of current public library services and an enthusiasm for seeking out and developing creative new services.  The ideal candidate will be outgoing and willing to work collaboratively with members of our friendly community.

     Under the supervision of the Library Director, this person will be organizing and directing the activities of our Adult and Teen Services team.  Duties include researching and bringing technologies on board for the library’s new makerspace;  planning and marketing of adult and teen programs; maintaining the library’s web page and social media presence; selecting and acquiring materials; maintaining the collection; and overseeing an active reference department.  
     Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution required.  Comfortable working and teaching in an experiential learning environment.  Minimum of 3 years experience working with adult and/or teen library services, resources, and online searching preferred.  Some supervisory experience necessary.  Starting salary: $53K, 35 hour/week, union position with full benefits.  All applications must be submitted online at http://monroect.org/Human-Resources.  Deadline Tuesday, August 14th or until position is filled.

 

7.18.2018

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Library Clerk, part time  – Windsor Locks Public Library seeks an individual to fill a 4.0 per week position for a Monday evening shift from 4:30-8:30.  Candidate must be available for occasional fill-in shifts on other evenings or Saturdays. Library experience, familiarity with Sierra or other library system preferred.  Candidate must possess the ability to perform a variety of circulation duties, including assisting with public computer issues, shelving of materials, answering phones, and handling directional reference questions to serve a diverse public.  Customer service experience required. Interested applicants may send a resume and apply to the Library Director, Windsor Locks Public Library, 28 Main Street, Windsor Locks 06096 or email wlockslibposition@mail.com.

 

7.16.2018

 

 

 

Director of Branch Services - Hartford Public Library (CT). Change your Life. Change the World. Be a member of a team of transformational leaders at the Hartford Public Library (CT) as its next Director of Branch Services. The Director of Branch Services will create an innovative and collaborative team environment, mentor and coach branch managers, and partner with community organizations delivering a high level of service to a supportive and engaged community. The successful candidate will ensure that HPL is delivering exceptional customer experience through impactful programs and services as one of the country’s most innovative and diverse public libraries. This position will have the ability to blend leading-edge library services with the most successful retail and digital applications from a broad spectrum of sectors including education, business, government, and the nonprofit environment. Reporting to the Customer Experience Officer, this position will supervise all branch personnel and branch programs and services. Hartford Public Library, a 501c3 nonprofit, is celebrating 125 years as a public library, and 244 years of offering library services to the residents of Hartford. HPL serves 124,775 residents with 6 branches, a newly renovated Central Library and a $11.5 million annual budget. In FY17, the library staff (96FTE) hosted 860,000 visits and offered over 4,500 programs and classes. Hartford Public Library has gained national recognition in redefining the 21st century urban public library as an innovative and stimulating place where people can learn, discover and explore their interests through a rich array of resources.
     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. For more details about Hartford, the Library, and the many attractions of both, see Hartford links.
     Responsibilities. The Director of Branch Services has supervisory responsibility for Branch Services staff and general operations of the branch locations. This position will coach, mentor, develop and manage staff to build and sustain a customer and service centered team. Responsibilities include ensuring effective and efficient public service operations of the branch libraries and coordinating closely and communicating with programming, HHC, teen services, technical services, IT, TAP, marketing, facilities/security, human resources, and finance to deliver exceptional branch services, programs, and collections. Using user-centered design principles, the Director of Branch Services will lead efforts creating a welcoming atmosphere at the branch libraries. For more information, see Director of Branch Services Description.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree and three years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library with two years supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include: a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program; a committed focus on customer service, knowledge of library best practices; proven successful experience in relationship building (internal and external); and the ability to manage change through resiliency. Ability to speak and read Spanish a plus. Compensation. The hiring salary range for the position is $70,799 - $81,526 annually (with placement dependent upon qualifications) and includes a competitive employee benefits package.
     For more information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury, jobethbradbury@bradburymiller.com, before the closing date of September 9, 2018.

 

7.13.2018

 

 

Library Director - Mystic and Noank Library. The Board of Directors of the Mystic and Noank Library (Mystic, Connecticut) seeks a dynamic, energetic and experienced leader/director with a strong commitment to quality library service. Excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for library services, a vision for the future, demonstrated leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills, proven financial management, and the ability to work with a small but dedicated staff. Located in the historic beautiful shoreline community of Mystic, Connecticut, the area offers an excellent variety of recreational and cultural activities.
     The Mystic and Noank Library (40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355; 860.536.7721; www.mysticnoanklibrary.org) is a non-profit, association library serving the residents of Mystic, Noank, Groton, and Stonington, Connecticut. It has a budget of $700,000, partially funded by local municipalities. Facilities include a 10,000 square foot historic library building and grounds. Dedicated staff of 13 includes full and part time professionals. Centrally located in downtown Mystic, the Library has an active Friends group, innovative programming for the community, outreach to local schools and assisted living facilities and strong community support.
     Minimum Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited program with 10 years of progressively responsible library administrative experience including a broad background in finance, personnel, advancement, technology, administration and operations. Demonstrated ability in administration of an automated library system, financial planning, program development, personnel administration and community and intergovernmental relations.
     Preferred Qualifications: Three years as Director of a public library. Experience in maintenance or renovation of an historic public library facility. Experience in development activities for external fund-raising.
     Salary range including benefits TBD commensurate with qualifications and experience. Target dates: Applications will be reviewed as received, early deadline for applications: September 1, 2018. Equal Opportunity Employer.
     Send letter of application, resume, and names/contacts of five references electronically to trustees@mysticnoanklibrary.org. All questions/inquiries are welcome via e-mail. The references of candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted personally by the selection committee.

 

 

 


Academic Libraries

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline. 

 

8.13.2018

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Part Time Reference and Public Services Librarian - Southern Connecticut State University Library Services is seeking a part time adjunct librarian (or two) for Reference and Public Services. The position(s) is to work from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday and Tuesday evenings, and 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sundays during the academic semester. The librarian(s) will work at the reference desk providing research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community members using the library. The librarian(s) will also be the point person if supervision is needed at the circulation desk and be responsible for closing the circulation desk and reference desk at the end of each evening. The adjunct librarian(s) may also help with projects like collection development and bibliographic instruction classes. Required: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent, knowledge of academic reference sources in electronic and print formats; experience with a library discovery layer; good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in a team environment. Preferred: experience with circulation module(s) of a library ILS. Salary exceeds CLA minimum salary guidelines. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of two references to: Jacqueline Toce, tocej1@southernct.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled.

 

8.13.2018

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Part Time Technical Services Adjunct: Metadata and Digital Projects - Southern Connecticut State University Library Services is seeking a part time adjunct librarian for Technical Services Metadata and Digital Projects. The position is 17 ½ hours a week, flexible hours. The adjunct librarian will perform original and copy cataloging for resources in multiple formats (electronic and print) to be contributed to the OCLC Database and CSCU’s shared Network Zone Database in ExLibris/Alma; work on digitization projects, including creating metadata for digitized objects; may also participate in other technical services projects like Maker Space and other duties as assigned. Required: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent; working knowledge of current cataloging standards including RDA, MARC, MODS, and Dublin Core; and ability to work on individual and team projects. Preferred: Some experience with digitization projects. Salary exceeds CLA minimum salary guidelines. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of two references to: Jacqueline Toce, tocej1@southernct.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled.

 

8.13.2018

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Part Time Technical Services Adjunct: Acquisitions & Serials Support - Southern Connecticut State University Library Services is seeking a part time adjunct librarian for Technical Services Acquisitions and Serials support. The position is 17 ½ hours a week, daytime hours. The adjunct librarian will assist with reconciliation of ExLibris Alma ILS and Banner financial systems; assist with management of the serials master renewal list; assist with cleanup of electronic resource records in Alma; assist with collection development coordination activities; assist with clean-up of order records for print and electronic resources. The ideal candidate will have experience using ExLibris Alma Acquisitions Module. Required: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent, knowledge of electronic resources management; familiarity with RDA; experience using Excel Spreadsheets; experience using Library ILS for technical services functions; and good time management skills. Salary exceeds CLA minimum salary guidelines. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of two references to: Jacqueline Toce, tocej1@southernct.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled.

 

8.9.2018

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Assistant Librarian, Student Success - Western Connecticut State University Library Services. Tenure Track. Academic Year 2018-2019. Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track, 12-month Student Success Assistant Librarian. We are looking for a person with a positive, can-do attitude, who has knowledge and skills to lead the library in its collaborative role supporting and developing students with diverse backgrounds. This position will engage collaboratively, in and outside the library, with other entities such as the First Year Experience program, the Writing Center, and the Tutoring Resource Center. The successful candidate will play a critical role in expanding the library presence through the design, implementation, and assessment of instruction and academic-engagement programs to assist first-year and other lower-division undergraduate students as they learn the tools of scholarship while adjusting to college life.
     Western Connecticut State Library is a dynamic learning center that fosters the discovery, creation, and reinterpretation of knowledge. The faculty and staff are committed to enhancing learning and teaching by connecting researchers with information resources designed to meet the curricular, intellectual, and professional needs of the university community. Additional information about the library may be found at http://library.wcsu.edu.
     Position Summary: The Student Success Librarian collaborates with appropriate campus entities to develop and assist with outreach events that increase student engagement with the library and first year programs. Develop and teach one credit peer-mentor course in collaboration with appropriate university offices and departments. Design, deliver, and assess library instruction for first year, general education, and other programs to support learning and engagement in the University. Collaborate with library faculty colleagues to develop educational services that integrate information literacy and research skills into undergraduate programs. Provide research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours. Investigate, recommend, develop and coordinate scalable library programs related to student engagement, academic engagement, and orientation for undergraduate students, with an emphasis on information literacy skill-building of early-stage undergraduates and transfer students. Shape new directions for initiatives that support student learning and provide library services where students expect to find them. Serve as liaison librarian for assigned departments by performing research consultations, instruction, collection development, creating LibGuides, and other general liaison tasks. Participate in library faculty governance.
     Qualifications: Required qualifications include an ALA accredited graduate degree; demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in library technologies; ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills; flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands are required. Preferred qualifications include knowledge of learning management systems and distance education; understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes assessment to support instruction; demonstrated supervisory experience; a strong commitment to service excellence and demonstrated passion for teaching and supporting undergraduate student learning. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first generation and under-represented groups.
     WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
     Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $59,668–$80,030 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/.
     Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to facultyvitae@wcsu.edu. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #700-550. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
     Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.

 

8.7.2018

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Director of Library and Learning Commons Services - Middlesex Community College. CCP 20. Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure Track. Projected Start Date – January 2019. Hours: 35 hours per week. Salary: $74,544 - $79,538. Closing Date: September 30, 2018.
     Middlesex Community College seeks its next Director of Library and Learning Commons Services. The Learning Commons at Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT and its satellite location at Platt High School in Meriden CT is a collaborative resource hub for academic inquiry, instruction, and learning. With advanced technologies and state of the art facilities, the Learning Commons provides opportunities for innovation in instruction, group work, tutoring, distance learning and the exploration of emerging technologies. Interested candidates should expect to be a working supervisor and share service responsibilities with the learning Commons team.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Director of Library and Learning Commons Services demonstrates an understanding of the evolving role of the learning commons model in a community college setting. This position reports to the Interim Campus Chief Executive Officer and manages the operations of the learning commons which includes the library, academic success center and distance learning. The Director will develop long range and strategic plans for services, facilities and technological resources which meet the strategic learning goals of the College. The director is responsible for directing and integrating several key academic support functions including library services, distance learning, and tutoring; and responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and assessing the resources and services of the Library and Learning Commons. Key areas of accountability include effective delivery of library services and oversight of operation of Distance Learning and Academic Success Center. The Director must demonstrate significant experience supervising librarians and supporting staff with a well-rounded knowledge and appreciation of all aspects of library work, including integration of emerging technologies into library services, forward looking collection development, effective public services and information literacy instruction. Candidates
must possess comprehensive experience in developing and managing multiple budget accounts; effective supervision, management, and leadership of staff; competency in assessment, to include the evaluation of the quality and utilization of Learning Commons services; and participation and leadership in local, regional and statewide library networks.
     General Experience: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution; three to six years of related experience including from one to three years of experience in the supervision of librarians and library support staff.
     Special Experience: Preferred experience includes experience in a community college setting; experience in a Learning Commons environment; 3 or more years experience supervising college librarians and college library support staff; an understanding of the mission of the community college; demonstrated involvement in support of diversity and/or experience working with students of varying backgrounds and abilities; familiarity with Alma/Primo library information management system; experience with innovative technologies; promotion of Open Educational Resources across campus; evidence of interdisciplinary/cross-departmental collaborations; experience with computer based instructional technology.
     Substitution Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated, or who possess a degree in a related field, are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
     Working Conditions: Incumbents typically perform their work in library, office or other campus based settings. Some offsite work in satellite locations and attendance at community and CSCU system based events will be required.
     Application Instructions: Email letter of intent, resume, BOR Application, transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at the application stage) and three letters of reference, to: MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.commnet.edu; OR, mail to: Noreen Wilson, Administrative Assistant, Middlesex Community College - Human Resources, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT 06457.
     For more information about Middlesex Community College please visit our website, www.mxcc.edu.
     Middlesex Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer; protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.

 

8.7.2018

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Resources Development and Assessment Librarian - Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.
     About Sacred Heart University: Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Conn., located less than 60 miles from Manhattan and approximately 150 miles from Boston. With its five miles of shoreline, marinas, parks, open space and plenty of shopping and fine dining, Fairfield is consistently recognized as a top community in the Northeast in which to live. In 2018 the town earned an A+ in a 'report card' by Niche on "Best Places to Live" in Connecticut. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. It comprises more than 300 acres of land, including an 18-hole golf course and the former global headquarters of General Electric. Rooted in the 2000-year-old Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, Sacred Heart embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. More than 8,500 students attend the University's six colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; Nursing; the Jack Welch College of Business; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; and St. Vincent's College. Consistently recognized for excellence, The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides, Best 382 Colleges-2018 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best 267 Business Schools-2018 Edition. It also placed SHU on its lists for "Best College Theater" and "Most Engaged in Community Service," each of which comprises only 20 U.S. schools. U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU in its Best Colleges 2018 guidebook and calls SHU the fourth "Most Innovative School" in the North. The Chronicle of Higher Education also names SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac. Sacred Heart has a Division I athletics program. www.sacredheart.edu
     Job Description: This position manages a dynamic, innovative and collaborative collection development program, ensuring that library print and digital resources meet the ever-changing needs of the diverse academic community at SHU, including assessing and analyzing patterns and levels of digital and tangible resource usage. This position also serves as a liaison to faculty in assigned subject areas, which involves meeting with faculty regarding curriculum needs, answering questions, and teaching information literacy.
     Duties include:
     Scholarly Resources: Participates in Library-wide planning and administration of all digital and print resource development and analysis; Develops plans for tangible and digital resource collection, collation, and assessment; Manages all functions integral to the development of library collections in all available formats; Organizes the resource development and assessment process for faculty and librarian liaisons and leads the liaison program; Establishes and revises the tangible and digital resource development budgets in collaboration with Director of Library Information and Budget; Uses statistical and analytic information to monitor and assess usage of digital and tangible resources; Assesses and manages all incoming gift books and other items, in collaboration with the University Librarian and University Advancement; Integrates Open Access resources into library resource management, including evaluation of quality, currency, and length of retention; Maintains professional contacts and stays abreast with developments in acquisitions and resources development, and copyright law and compliance by attending conferences and remaining up-to-date with the professional literature.
     Faculty and Subject Liaison: Organizes and manages librarians' assignment and collaboration with departments, programs, and subjects; Assures regular contact and collaboration with faculty members in selected subject areas, most of which will be in the College of Arts and Sciences; Participates in the creation and maintenance of diverse learning objects for selected subject areas and applications with other librarians; Participates with other library professionals in providing reference and instructional services.
     Other: Maintains professional contacts and stays abreast with developments in acquisitions and resources development, and copyright law and compliance by attending conferences and remaining up-to-date with the professional literature. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
     Requirements: MLS from an ALA accredited library school; Experience in resource or collection development; Knowledge of contemporary collection development principles, and assessment and resource management and assessment applications; Excellent communication skills; Ability to work with faculty and library staff in a peer-to-peer organization; Second master's degree in a substantive area preferred.
     Additional Information: Extensive use of computer and web applications.
     Application Instructions: Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated.
     Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Liberal Arts, embraces a vision for social justice, educates students in mind, body, and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. Sacred Heart University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.
     As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sacred Heart University encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

8.7.2018

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Director of Library Systems - Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. Full time Exempt.
     Job Description: The Fairfield University Libraries seek an engaged, innovative, and enthusiastic individual to provide technology management and leadership within the library as our Director of Library Systems. In our search for a new colleague, we look for someone with expertise in library systems and technology who contributes to a collaborative vision for library systems. This individual helps strengthen, evaluate, and integrate library systems that support resource discovery and library operations, monitoring trends in emerging technologies and recommending new initiatives as appropriate. The Director of Library Systems provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for the configuration, updates, and functionality of the library's digital and technology initiatives. The position works closely with staff in all library departments to provide library services to support the Fairfield University community.
     Job Responsibilities: The Director of Library Systems leads collaborative integration of digital library initiatives with traditional library services. The Director also manages all aspects of library information technology including the performance, configuration, and integrity of the library’s hosted ILS (Alma) and optimization of routines and functionality to improve staff workflows and users’ experiences through public interfaces. Duties include, but are not limited to, troubleshooting system problems; improving systems integration; documenting system changes; implementing new technologies; coordinating software upgrades; developing scripts and queries for data loads and extractions of library data as well as supporting the maintenance and troubleshooting of patron authentication services, ensuring system security, and privacy of user data contained therein. The Director of Library Systems broadly supports the integration and operation of library systems currently managed by staff in reference, e-resources, digital collections, digital scholarship, archives, and access services. Together with the Library’s Web Team, the Director of Library Systems will manage the library’s website. This position acts as the library’s primary liaison to University-wide ITS for all technology matters, reports and resolves all technology and Fairfield University site access issues to ITS, works to maximize automation between library and University systems, and manages the library technology budget and computer refresh cycle. The Director of Library Systems is responsible for tracking, troubleshooting, and coordinating library software issues and hardware assets.
     Supervisory Responsibilities: The Director of Library Systems is a member of the University Libraries’ Senior Leadership Team and reports to the Dean of Libraries. The Fairfield University Libraries function in a Team Environment. The Director of Library Systems directly supervises the User Experience Librarian and indirectly supervises those serving on the Library’s Web and Systems Teams in their capacities on those respective teams.
     Additional Duties and Responsibilities: Communicate with library staff regarding library systems’ functionality, authorizations, or configuration; provide training for staff in the use of library systems, peripherals, hardware, and software as needed; generate system reports; monitor system logs; and gather system statistics. Librarians at Fairfield University are encouraged and expected to participate in local, regional, and national professional organizations and serve on professional committees; engage in service to the Fairfield University community; may act as a liaison to one or more academic departments and the faculty’s Digital Humanities Working Group; and may have other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend hours may be required.
     Experience, Required: ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in an academic or research library. Strong commitment to innovative, user-centered service. Demonstrated supervisory experience. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a variety of campus constituents in support of library and campus-wide technological goals. Working knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Alma/Primo VE from ExLibris. Working knowledge of server-side programming languages such as PHP, Python, Ruby, and Node.js or like programs/languages. Working knowledge of server administration involving Linux and Apache. Working knowledge of database systems such as MySQL. Working knowledge of client-side web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and related front-end technologies. Awareness of issues surrounding scholarly communication, digital humanities, data management, and open access. Self-directed, well organized, and able to meet deadlines.
     Experience, Highly desirable: Experience with Digital Collections & Repository Systems such as CONTENTdm, Omeka, DigitalCommons, and ArchivesSpace. Experience with version control and indexing systems such as Git and Solr. Demonstrated interest in the areas of scholarly communication, digital humanities, data management, and open access. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.
     Application Instructions: Apply online. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
     Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.
     About Us: Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

 

8.7.2018

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Library User Services Assistant - Sacred Heart University, Fairfield. Full-time Non-Exempt.
     About Sacred Heart University: Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Conn., located less than 60 miles from Manhattan and approximately 150 miles from Boston. With its five miles of shoreline, marinas, parks, open space and plenty of shopping and fine dining, Fairfield is consistently recognized as a top community in the Northeast in which to live. In 2018 the town earned an A+ in a 'report card' by Niche on "Best Places to Live" in Connecticut. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. It comprises more than 300 acres of land, including an 18-hole golf course and the former global headquarters of General Electric. Rooted in the 2000-year-old Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, Sacred Heart embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. More than 8,500 students attend the University's six colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; Nursing; the Jack Welch College of Business; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; and St. Vincent's College. Consistently recognized for excellence, The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides, Best 382 Colleges-2018 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best 267 Business Schools-2018 Edition. It also placed SHU on its lists for "Best College Theater" and "Most Engaged in Community Service," each of which comprises only 20 U.S. schools. U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU in its Best Colleges 2018 guidebook and calls SHU the fourth "Most Innovative School" in the North. The Chronicle of Higher Education also names SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac. Sacred Heart has a Division I athletics program. www.sacredheart.edu
     Job Description: The Library User Services assistant will oversee and as necessary perform library user services, in cooperation with reference librarians; She/He will supervise and train student assistants, assure the continuity of services and security in cooperation with other library staff and supervision of student library assistants. Her/His normal working hours will be Monday-Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM and Friday 9 AM-5 PM.
     Duties include:
     Oversees provision of the library user services. Manages library's circulation of tangible materials, including all circulation functions (check-in, check-out, renewals, holds, fines, tangible reserves, etc.) using the integrated library system, and oversees user services counter operations; Oversees regular building census, patron counts, and group study usage counts; Oversees or performs user services, including registration of users, problem resolution, photocopying, scanning, and printing problems, etc. with student library assistants; Assures security of the building and collections, monitoring of security systems, etc., and working with Public Safety, security guards, and other library staff; Oversees or performs management holds for tangible books and DVDs; Assists users with locating materials and answering basic information requests during scheduled hours.; Communicates and enforces library policies, rules, and procedures to all users; Shares and overseas administration of check-out procedures for the group study rooms and Honors study rooms; Oversees management of tangible resources, including, shelving, shifting and other stack maintenance operations; Assists the maintenance of print reserves & audiovisual collections as needed.
     Shares the training and supervision of student assistants. Prepares student training materials, such the online SLA training guide; Assists with scheduling of student hours and management of SLA absences; Assists other library staff with evaluation of student library assistants.
     Works varied schedules, including daytime, evenings and weekends, depending on operational needs and library schedule.
     Other related duties as assigned.
     Requirements: Consistent customer-services orientation; Excellent interpersonal skills and initiative dealing with library users and staff; Confidence and consistency with supervision of undergraduate students; Moderate mechanical ability and patience with equipment (particularly printers); Superior organizational skills; Relevant library experience and supervisory experience preferred; Bachelor's degree highly preferred.
     Additional Information: Heavy public contact & light maintenance of equipment. Works alone to maintain library services when operationally required.
     Application Instructions: Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated.
     Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Liberal Arts, embraces a vision for social justice, educates students in mind, body, and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. Sacred Heart University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.
     As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sacred Heart University encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Associate Dean for Library Administration - The UConn Library invites applications and nominations for an innovative, highly collaborative, thoughtful, nimble, and strategic leader for the Associate Dean for Library Administration (ADLA). In the coming year the UConn Library will begin a strategic planning process that will position the library to better support the university’s educational mission and ambitious goals for growth. As a member of the senior leadership team, the ADLA will help shape and then lead this transformation. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Associate Dean for Library Administration will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.
     The Associate Dean for Library Administration reports to the Dean and, as a key member of UConn Library’s senior leadership team, ensures organizational effectiveness and efficiency, and shares in responsibilities for decision-making, resource management, and development of policies for library operations and services. While each senior leadership team position has an individual area of responsibility, all members have responsibility for supporting a holistic library-wide approach to strategic planning and communication, and an environment of innovation and collaboration. Each team member is expected to lead through promoting teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness within UConn Library and the university. In addition, they serve as the Library’s representatives and advocates to relevant university, consortial, or multi-institutional groups.
     The ADLA is responsible for providing overall direction and oversight of the central operational and administrative areas including finance, human resources and labor relations, library technology, communication and public outreach, administrative services, space planning and design, and planning and assessment. The ADLA collaboratively establishes goals and objectives for the division and develops, evaluates, and continually improves programs and services. The ADLA will act as the organizational representative for the Dean as needed.
     The library administration division currently includes approximately six direct reports, twelve staff employees, and many student employees.
     Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in library or information science or other relevant discipline. Minimum five years of increasingly responsible, professional, relevant work experience, with particular expertise in library administration functions. Demonstrated leadership skills, including keen analytical and conceptual abilities, the ability to influence and manage change, inspire innovation, and delegate responsibility appropriately. Demonstrated interpersonal and public communication skills including ability to serve as an advocate and spokesperson for UConn Library. Experience with supervision, staff development, mentoring, and personnel management. Experience in finance and budget management. Knowledge of library technology trends. Knowledge of emerging trends in higher education. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively and to be a leader in promoting teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within UConn Library and the university. Ability to build successful partnerships at the local, regional, and national level.
     Preferred Qualifications: Experience in library technology management. Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and projects. Experience working in an academic or research library. Evidence of scholarly publishing and research.
     Appointment Terms: This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of November, 2018. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.
     To Apply: Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu (reference search #2018709) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.
     Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by September 2, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018709)
     This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 2, 2018.
     All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
     The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

  

 

 


School Libraries & Media Centers

 

8.7.2018

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Library Media Specialist, Middle School - Newtown Public Schools. JobID: 1794. Closing Date: 08/13/2018.
     Qualifications: Connecticut Certification for School Library Media Specialist. Strong knowledge and background in working with teachers and students to integrate all facets of a middle school curriculum. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal relationship skills. Leadership skills in conducting workshops and developing new projects within the school. Ability to develop and teach technology research skills. Expertise in online research skills and wireless technology. Ability to set up a vision for the use of technology throughout the Middle School curricular offerings.
     Remunertion: Teacher salary agreement-appropriate track and step.
     Responsibilities: To carry out all the duties and responsibilities designated in the current Library Media Specialist job description and the current teacher job description. To be involved in the development and implementation of an integrated technology center in the library. To train students and staff in the use of the various forms of gathering Information. To instruct students to read and write critically. To oversee the purchase, storage and distribution of all library media equipment.
     To apply: Apply online.

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Library Media Specialist, Elementary (1.0 FTE) - Fairfield Public Schools. 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 supports classroom instruction. Responsible to: Building Administrator. Work Period: 187 days. Starting Date: August 27, 2018. Credentials Required: Please complete an Applitrack online application through the HR page of the Fairfield Public Schools website (www.fairfieldschools.org). For additional information, call Colleen Deasy, Executive Director of Personnel and Legal Services, (203) 255-8462; or Frank Arnone, Executive Director of Innovation, (203) 255-8372. Open until filled.

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Media Specialist / Elementary Computer Education Teacher, Part Time - Hampton Elementary School, Hampton Board of Education. Certification: CT Certification 048, 062 or equivalent which meets qualifications listed below.

     Qualified candidates will: have the ability to teach grades PK-6; be familiar with current technology; understand the technology tools and programs that assist students in learning and research; have the skills to manage a media center; have the knowledge to troubleshoot and problem solve technology issues throughout the building.

     Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume and references to: Ms. Sam Roberson, Principal, Hampton Elementary School, 380 Main Street. Hampton, CT 06247; sroberson@hamptonschool.org; FAX: 860 455 9397; Phone: 860 455 9409.

     In accordance with their policies, Hampton Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin in any of its educational programs, activities, or employment.

 

8.6.2018

 

 

Library Media Paraprofessional (Instructional) - West Broad Street School, Stonington Public Schools. Position Type: Support Staff/Paraprofessionals/Library Media Assistant. Date Available: 08/29/2018. Closing Date: Until Filled. Qualifications Profile: Associates degree or Para Pro certification. Apply online at www.applitrack.com/stonington/onlineapp/

 

7.24.2018

 

 

 

Instruction and Outreach Librarian - The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for a dynamic, progressive, and patron-focused Instruction and Outreach Librarian. One of three professional librarians, the Instruction and Outreach Librarian will assume the primary responsibility of coordinating the library instruction and information literacy program, including information literacy curriculum development and student assessment. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will assist with research and information inquiries from the Loomis community with a focus on assisting students in developing research strategies to locate and evaluate information. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will develop partnerships with campus organizations, and lead the Library’s outreach, marketing, and programming. This position includes some evening and weekend hours.
     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.orgClick here for the full job ad and to apply.

  

 

 


Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

      
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Jobs with salaries below CLA recommended minimum or unknown

Positions listed here are considered professional in nature but (1) have salaries that fall below the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline; OR (2) have not provided salary information.

 

8.9.2018

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Reference Librarian (Part-time Professional Position) - The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library seeks a forward-thinking, energetic librarian to join the Reference staff. This 17-hour part time position requires skills in reference, readers advisory, and collection development (especially in a digital environment), and demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Duties include developing collections, delivering customer service, and outreach to the community and local businesses.
     Position requires ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, knowledge of reference sources in all formats, familiarity with adult fiction and nonfiction, ability to serve the public in a positive manner, demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills, training or experience in working with mainstream social media, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others.
     Schedule is Mondays 3-8pm, Tuesdays 12-5pm, Wednesdays 9-4pm, and Saturdays 10-4 (in rotation; off Wednesday when working Saturday). Salary is $20.50/hour – no benefits.
     Please submit resume and completed Town of Berlin Application (available online at http://www.town.berlin.ct.us/egov/documents/1509117518_58959.pdf ) to the Town Manager's Office, 240 Kensington Road Berlin, CT 06037. Applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by noon on Friday, August 31. The Town of Berlin is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

 

8.2.2018

 

 

Cataloger - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI). Immediate full-time professional position available for an experienced cataloger to work in our Windsor, CT office. Description: Work with a team of professional and paraprofessional catalogers to perform original and copy cataloging for materials in a variety of formats. DGI provides cataloging services to a wide variety of library clients, including academic, public, school and special libraries, as well as the publishing industry. 
     The cataloging landscape is rapidly changing, and DGI is committed to providing the high quality services that libraries and publishers need. We are passionate about our work! Do you thrive on the challenge of cataloging in a fast-paced, production environment? Are you ready to join a group of congenial colleagues, working in a beautiful repurposed factory building in historic downtown Windsor? If so, we want to speak with you! 
      Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) or equivalent experience. Fluency in English. Recent experience in original and copy cataloging (RDA, AACR2, LC, DDC, MARC21 formats, LCSH, OCLC). Working knowledge of basic HTML and XML. Exceptional communication skills. Ability to think logically, work accurately and maintain focus in a deadline-oriented production environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability/willingness to work at client-site projects. 
     Preferred experience/background: Strong customer service and project management experience. Demonstrated history of providing innovative and creative solutions to workflow processes and metadata management problems.
     Compensation: DOE (flexible 37.5 hour work week). This position includes a benefits package and 401(k) plan.
     Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com.  
     Web Site: https://www.dgiinc.com/careers/cataloger/

 

8.2.2018

 

 

Chinese & Japanese Language Cataloger - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has an immediate position available (20-37.5 hours/week) at our office in Windsor, CT. Duties: Perform original and/or copy cataloging on a variety of materials. 
     Required qualifications: MLS (ALA accredited) OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates must have recent experience in original and copy cataloging of materials in Chinese and/or Japanese. Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing. Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained. Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs.
     Compensation: DOE. Both part-time and full-time schedules are eligible for some company benefits after 90 days.
     Contact: Please email cover letter (highlighting language competencies) and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com
     Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095. 
     Web Site: https://www.dgiinc.com/careers/chinese-japanese/

     

7.30.2018

 

 

Adult and Reference Librarian (Qualified Part-Time) – Canterbury Public LibraryThe Canterbury Public Library is looking for an out-going, creative, and enthusiastic librarian who is familiar with the needs of a small library and the ability to engage new and current patrons. The ideal candidate will be organized, collaborative, adaptable, and computer literate. Under the supervision of the Library Director, this person will organize adult programs, supervise volunteers, perform routine library services, provide reference services to library users, assist library users with technical assistance, perform book repair, and catalog materials. Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years of previous library experience required.  Must be proficient with RDA cataloging and be comfortable running programs for adults.  Starting salary: $16.25/hour, 23 hours/week. with some benefits. Please email all applications to canterburypubliclibrary@gmail.com with the subject line "adult/reference librarian".  Deadline Tuesday, August 14th or until position is filled.

 

7.13.2018

 

 

Young Adult Librarian - Reposted. The New Milford Public Library seeks an innovative Young Adult Librarian who enjoys working with children, tweens and teens, as well as their parents and teachers. Excellent communication skills, media skills and a strong public service orientation are a must. The Young Adult Librarian is responsible for YA programming; collection development of YA and Teen (grades 6 -12) materials; some children’s programming; and acts as an assistant to the Children’s Services Librarian. This is a full-time 40 hour a week position with excellent benefits that requires a minimum of one evening a week and two Sundays a month. The salary range is $43,680 - $46,119. New Milford Public Library serves a community of about 27,000 in Connecticut’s geographically largest town and is the largest library in a hub of smaller communities. Familiarity with the Evergreen ILS and consortia experience is preferred. Social media skills, familiarity with makerspaces, technology and digital literacy knowledge are all important qualifications. Creating relationships with the public schools and the library media specialists will be an essential part of building a robust Young Adult program. To be considered, the candidate must hold a graduate level degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited institution. Please send your resume and cover letter to: sford@biblio.org no later than August 17, 2018. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 


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