Monday, September 17, 2018

Instruction & Research Services Librarian, Part-time, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg (MA)

Instruction & Research Services Librarian
Part time, Fitchburg State University, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

8 hours/week, weekdays late afternoon until early evening during the academic year at $24.00 per hour. Additional opportunity possible for hours on weekends, if interested.

Responsibilities

Instructional Services:
  • Participate in the development, creation and management of digital course materials and curriculum content supporting the instruction programs in collaboration with Instruction Librarians.
  • Participate in the instruction program, providing instruction or research sessions under the guidance of Instruction Librarians.
Research Services:
  • Provide reference assistance through in-person interactions, chat, email, and phone calls.
  • Special Projects on an as-needed basis, including:
  • Participate in the development of digital collections supporting the Archives under the supervision of the Archivist.
Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Library Science with recent work experience in a library setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Preferred Qualifications: Recent Work Experience in an Academic Library.

Full/Part Time: Part Time; unbenefited

Education: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or within 2 courses of completing an MLS or MLIS.

About Fitchburg State University: Fitchburg State University, located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a public institution dedicated to integrating high-quality professional programs with strong liberal arts and sciences studies. Founded in 1894, the university now has more than 30 undergraduate programs and 22 master's degree programs, and 7,000 full and part-time students.

Information about the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library is available at https://library.fitchburgstate.edu/

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter and resumé. 

To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resumé and names and phone numbers of two references to: http://jobs.fitchburgstate.edu



Library Programming Assistant, Part-time, Philbrick James Library, Deerfield

The Philbrick-James Library in Deerfield, New Hampshire is seeking an outgoing, organized, and creative person to fill the position of Library Programming Assistant. We are looking for a friendly and imaginative individual to create and run programming events for adults, teens, and children. Additional duties will include staffing the circulation desk, shelving, creating displays, and helping our patrons with their reference needs.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Provide exceptional service to patrons
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate programs for all age groups 
  • Create displays to promote the library’s collections and programs
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships 
  • Proficiency using a variety of technology tools, including mobile devices
  • Windows-based computer skills and experience with office machines
  • Bachelor's degree and prior library experience are preferred
This is a part-time position with 18 scheduled hours per week. As currently envisioned, this schedule will entail the hours below. However, flexibility is a must.

Mondays: 10am to 6pm

Tuesdays from 10 pm- 5pm

Saturdays from 9am- noon.

Salary: $14.98 an hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Please email the following to pjlibrary@metrocast.net:
  • resumé
  • cover letter
  • contact information for three references

Library Assistant I, Adult Services Department, Part-time, Merrimack Public Library

Part-time Adult Services Library Assistant I

Description: The Merrimack Public  Library is looking for a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Adult Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving abilities, and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include providing information, reference help and other general assistance to library patrons of all ages; planning, scheduling and running events geared toward the library's adult patrons; assisting in selection and maintenance of Adult collections; assisting in preparing statistics for Adult collection and events.  The full job description can be viewed on the Library’s website.

Hours: Schedule of 25 hours/week, including some evenings and a weekend rotation; specific scheduling may change to best meet the needs of the department.

Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; college preferred. Previous experience working in a library and customer service experience preferred. Significant technical experience with computers, computer software, and mobile devices required. Ability to read and write in English.

Closing date: September 30, 2018 or until position is filled.

Salary: $15.00/hour

Address: To apply, submit resumé, cover letter and list of three references to Director Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org or via USPS to: Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054

Library Page/Aide, Youth Services Department, Part-time, Merrimack Public Library

Part-time Youth Services Library Page-Aide

Description: The Merrimack Public  Library is looking for a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving abilities, and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include maintaining library materials in proper order in the Children's Room, providing coverage of the Children's Room, and providing information, reference help and other general assistance to library patrons of all ages.  The full job description can be viewed on the Library’s website.

Hours: Schedule of 12 hours/week, Mondays - Thursdays 5:30-8:30 pm, but scheduling may change to best meet the needs of the department.

Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Competency in computer use including Microsoft Office products and internet searching required. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Ability to read and write in English; ability to alphabetize; ability to work with decimals.

Closing date: September 22, 2018 or until position is filled.

Salary: $8.78 - $12.64

Address: To apply, submit resumé, cover letter and list of three references to Director Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org or via USPS to: Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054

Circulation Assistant, Part-time, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield

Part-time Circulation Assistant for Hall Memorial Library in Northfield, N.H.

An opportunity has arisen within the Hall Memorial Library for a charismatic individual to join our team as a part-time Circulation Assistant.

Duties include:
  • Checking items out to patrons
  • Checking items in when they are returned
  • Retrieving and replacing DVDs from binders
  • Checking circulation e-mails
  • Making photocopies
  • Assisting patrons with computer questions
  • Assisting patrons with reference questions
  • Assisting patrons with locating materials
  • Assisting patrons with the Keurig machine
  • Assisting patrons with electronic handheld devices
  • Readers advisory
  • Troubleshooting the printer/copier
  • Taking in money for fines and other charges
  • Cleaning, dusting and organizing the circ desk and nearby areas
  • Being aware of the goings on in the library
  • Other duties as assigned
Essential attributes and Skills:
  • Knowledge of standard library practices and procedures
  • Ability to see humor in absurd situations, and positive value in challenging ones
  • Skill in providing effective customer service with tact and courtesy
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with staff and the public
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software programs
  • Familiarity with children’s, young adult and adult literature
  • Ability to bend and reach, push and pull library carts full of books, and lift up to 30 pounds
Applicant must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Excellence in customer service is a must. Applicants must have a good general knowledge of library organization and systems, with some previous circulation or public services experience preferred.

Working on a regular part-time schedule, the hours of work are Monday evenings and every other Saturday, with extra hours to provide coverage when needed.

Job is 10+ hours a week.
Pay rate is $10/hr.

You may visit the following form to submit a resumé/application: https://goo.gl/2u9Dij or visit our website hallmemoriallibrary.org and click “Links + Services”.

Alternatively you may mail a resumé to:

Hall Memorial Library
18 Park Street
Northfield, N.H. 03276

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Division Head, Reference Department, Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill (MA)

Division Head--Reference Department, Haverhill Public Library

Performs all duties related to providing excellent information and reference service to library patrons. Assists patrons in the use of the library, including but not limited to, reference questions, reader’s advisory, and use of equipment and materials. Instructs patrons in use of all library electronic resources, including the Internet, library databases, and online catalog. Helps maintain, organize, and present all nonfiction, periodical, and audio-visual materials in the adult collection, subject to approval by the Reference and Information Services Department Head.  Responsible for Adult Programming. Will help to serve in the Special Collections room when necessary.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Desired Abilities
  1. Knowledge of print and electronic resources
  2. Interest in and familiarity with mobile technologies and their use in delivering reference and information services
  3. Knowledge of library trends and best practices, especially as they apply to reference and information services
  4. Ability to meet people easily and get along well with others
  5. Ability to express one’s self clearly, concisely, and pleasantly in the English language in person, orally, and in writing. Knowledge of Spanish is a plus
  6. Ability to learn new skills quickly
  7. Ability to work with MS Office products, both for internal library use and for patron instruction
  8. Ability to use new technologies, mobile devices, and social networking tools to communicate with library customers and colleagues
  9. Ability to manage situations in a busy, service-oriented environment with tact, courtesy, initiative, resourcefulness, and good judgment
  10. Ability to work cooperatively as a team member
  11. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Minimum Qualifications
  1. BA/BS in relevant field is required
  2. Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA-accredited institution is strongly preferred, will consider current enrollment in MLS program
  3. Demonstrated facility and experience with the Internet, electronic databases, Microsoft Office products, and integrated library systems
  4. Demonstrated facility and/or experience working with the public in a diverse urban environment
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Education: MLS
Salary: $ 38,327.12-45,376.24 in 5 Steps on City Pay Scale (Will change upon ratification of union contract)
Closing Date: September 28, 2018
How to Apply: Send resumé and cover letter to: Sarah Moser, Director~smoser@haverhillpl.org
Do not call about this job


Sarah Moser, MA, MSLIS
Director, Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-373-1586, ext 621
smoser@haverhillpl.org

Library Page, Part-time, Manchester City Library

CITY OF MANCHESTER
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
ONE CITY HALL PLAZA
MANCHESTER, NH  03101-1932
TEL:  603-624-6543 (VOICE/TTY) 
FAX:  603-628-6065
EMAIL:  HUMANRESOURCES@MANCHESTERNH.GOV

LIBRARY PAGE

(Announcement Number R-56-18)
Starting Salary:  $8.13per hour – plus some benefits
Schedule:  20 hours per week – may include evenings and weekends

THE JOB: Performs simple, routine clerical and light manual work in the operation of a library; duties include shelving library materials, keeping materials in order on shelves, shifting materials as assigned; performs directly related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Fourteen years of age or older and some experience in a library environment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Candidates must complete a City of Manchester Employment Application available at the City of Manchester website www.manchesternh.gov/jobs or in person at the Human Resources Department, One City Hall Plaza, City Hall  Annex. Submission of a resumé is optional.     NOTE:  Offer of hire conditional on candidate’s ability to perform essential job functions, with or without accommodation, as determined by passing a medical exam, including alcohol and drug tests and a thorough background check.   

OPENING DATE:    September 7, 2018     
CLOSING DATE:  Friday, September 21, 2018

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The City of Manchester is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer