Thursday, January 18, 2018

Reopened - Circulation Assistant, Part Time, Regina Library, Rivier University, Nashua

Circulation Assistant, Part-Time
Rivier University
Nashua, NH
Job Description:

To perform a wide range of specialized and general tasks related to the Circulation Department at the Regina Library.

Check out/in circulating and reserve materials in all formats and follow up on any related problems. Shelve circulating materials. Assist in the training and supervision of student assistants in the absence of the Access Services Coordinator. Provide patrons with a wide variety of informational assistance concerning library services and policies. In the absence of the reference librarian, provide basic reference assistance.  Assist patrons as needed in the basic use of computers, Microsoft Office products, printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.


Required: Bachelor’s degree plus two to three years of relevant library experience preferred, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. General office and organizational skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Ability to interact courteously and efficiently with library patrons; ability to exercise sound discretion when administering library policies. Excellent customer service orientation.

Preferred: Overall understanding of academic library operations, library circulation systems, basic reference assistance, and Library of Congress classification. Good supervisory and organizational skills.


31 weeks, academic year
Monday through Wednesday: 4:00pm to 9:00pm; Thursday: 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Total hours = 19.5 per week

Submit cover letter, resumé and the contact information for three professional references to:  Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 Attn: CIRCULATION ASSISTANT PART TIME or email to

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those candidates who apply by Sunday, February 4, 2018.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Children's Librarian, Part-time, George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library, Francestown

George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library, Francestown, NH 03043
Children’s Librarian

The George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library, in Francestown NH has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative addition to our team. The successful candidate must be passionate about providing exceptional library experience for children and their families. The ideal candidate will have experience working at a library public service desk and possess excellent communication and customer service skills.

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Children’s Librarian is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing all aspects of this department of the Library.

Minimum requirements: 
  • A bachelor’s degree, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Library experience working with children preferred.
  • Knowledge of youth literature and popular culture
  • Strong proficiency with computers, library technology, internet, and social media
Salary: $14.15/Hour, 25 Hours/Week includes Saturday mornings

Apply to: Send resumé with three references and cover letter of interest to:

Carol Brock, Director

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Children’s Librarian is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing all aspects of the children’s department of the Library, keeping in conformity with the policies established by the Board of Trustees, with other town policies, and with state and municipal laws and regulations.

Educational/Professional Requirements
  1. A bachelor’s degree, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Library experience working with children preferred.
  2. Strong proficiency with computers, library technology and popular culture. 
  3. At least 3 years’ experience in the field or relevant experience as judged by the Trustees to be commensurate for this position.
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of library services, principles, practices, and procedures.
Duties/Responsibilities of the Children’s Librarian

  1. Is responsible for developing and implementing a yearly activities schedule for the children and youth of Francestown.
  2. Directs and participates in the development and implementation of the long- term goals, policies, and procedures of the children’s department. 
  3. Evaluates and recommends developments in library science and technology to the Trustees.
  4. The Children’s Librarian is responsible for keeping the Library Director informed on issues, problems and opportunities relating to the children’s department.
Financial Administration:
  1. Provides input to Library Director regarding the annual budget for the children’s department.
  2. Monitors the budget of the children’s department and ensures that it is managed effectively. 
  3. Pursues appropriate grants or donations for children’s and youth library services. 
  4. The Children’s Librarian will perform other related duties as required.
General Administration:
  1. Develops and maintains the collection, suitable for the needs of the children and the corresponding automated records.
  2. The Children’s Librarian oversees the lending of a wide variety of materials to children and youth, reference and information services, Makerspace crafts, public programming, and access to electronic information. 
  3. Procures materials and supplies. 
  4. Develops and implements programs of interest by planning, coordinating, advertising, implementing and supervising children’s programs, including story time, baby lap time, visits and other services for children at the local school, and the Summer Reading Program.
  5. Is responsible for the general neatness and attractiveness of the children’s department.
  6. May attend Board of Trustee meetings. 
  7. Attends professional and educational conferences and meetings as required. 
  8. Promotes and maintains good public relations with the patrons, the Friends of the Library, and the community; publicity initiatives will include writing articles for the monthly Francestown News, and other local newspapers. 
  9. Other related duties as required.
Personnel Administration:
  1. The Children’s Librarian will operate the children’s department under a philosophy of service that puts the needs of library users first and ensures that all staff members respond to those needs in a positive, helpful, and friendly manner.
  2. Assists the Library Director in general library business, programs and functions.
  3. Maintains all records, enforces Code of Conduct and directs major grievances to Director.
Required Skills and Abilities:
  1. Comprehensive knowledge of library principles, practices, procedures, and tools.
  2. Knowledge of children’s and youth library collection and computer technology.
  3. Knowledge of resources, programs, and services available to children’s libraries.
  4. Interpersonal skills in working with staff, patrons, Trustees, community organizations, and town departments.
  5. Other physical skills necessary to perform the job.
Working Conditions / Physical Demands:
  1. Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
  2. Will use computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
  3. Involves travel to meetings and conferences; and attendance at evening meetings

Evening Library Desk Clerk, Part-time, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield (MA)

Greenfield, Massachusetts
PH: (413) 775-1313
FAX: (413) 775-1338

Posting #Unclassified 18-01

Evening Library Desk Clerk – Part-time, non-benefited position (Mon–Th: 3:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.)

PAY RATE: $15.00 per hour; 18 hours per week through June 2, 2018

START DATE: February 2018

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Nahman-Watson Library at Greenfield Community College seeks an engaged and service-oriented individual who enjoys working with students and collaborating with others on varied projects. This part-time position involves providing customer of service for the library including resolving student technology issues as well as providing circulation and basic reference functions.  

THE COLLEGE: Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women’s Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College’s largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.

  • Staff the library desk and interact with patrons in a friendly and professional manner
  • Provide circulation, reserves, and basic information services.
  • Assist students with technical issues, including occasional in-depth consultations.
  • Log all technical interactions for record keeping.
  • Troubleshoot problems with library technology, including printers.
  • Assist in the development of instructional materials and library publications.
  • Assist library staff with special projects.
  • Help keep the library clean, organized and stocked with supplies.
  • Close and secure the library per established procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Associate’s degree (A.A. or A.S.) from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Mac OS and Learning Management System (Moodle) and other current technologies.
  • Experience with computer hardware, including printers and scanners.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and staff in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a collaborative environment.
  • Previous experience in customer service.
  • Previous library work experience.
  • Experience in a community college setting.
  • Experience with Evergreen ILS.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and basic web design.
  • Experience in desktop publishing.
EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position runs only through June 2, 2018. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.

Create a Greenfield Community College account at You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration:
  • Resumé
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
When preparing your cover letter and resumé, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.

Successful completion of a CORI/SORI check may be required.

Applications accepted up to and including January 26, 2018.

Applications received after the January 26, 2018 deadline MAY be considered until the position is filled.

***Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty,
staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. ***

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Children's/Young Adult Librarian, Mary E. Bartlett Memorial Library, Brentwood


Date: January 9, 2018

The Mary E. Bartlett Library is accepting applications for a full-time Children’s/Young Adult Librarian. We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, creative, and customer service-oriented professional to provide vision, leadership and expertise-related library services for children/young adults (birth through grade 12).

This position reports to the Library Director and is a full time, 40 hours per week role that includes occasional Saturday and evening work. This is a salaried, exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act which means that this position is not entitled to overtime.

Required Work Experience:
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant library work experience is required, along with a strong background and skills in a broad range of current library and media technologies
  • Work experience in a public library setting with children and teens is required

Masters of Library and Information Science or Masters of Library Science preferred.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • proficiency with library and office technologies
  • knowledge of children’s /young adult literature, media, and e-resources
  • talent to develop inventive and imaginative programming for children and teens
  • passion to nurture lifelong reading habits in Brentwood’s youth
  • be a multi-faceted self-starter 
  • adept at handling planning, organizational, and supervisory duties while working at a public service desk environment 
  • possess a high degree of versatility, flexibility, and initiative
  • be committed to customer service
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • ability to keep pace with digital trends 
  • possess a sincere desire to explore and master new and evolving technologies
Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of the library’s Children’s Room, Tween, and Teen Areas
  • Develop and deliver library programs including on-going children’s & young adult programs (ie: story time, summer reading and young adult programming).
  • Conducts weekly story time sessions for preschoolers.
  • Evaluates children’s/young adult collection for balance, comprehensiveness and current value and interest.
  • Assist with the supervision of employees, the daily operation of the library, and make decisions that will meet the objectives provided by the Library Director and Library Trustees.
  • Supervise a part-time staff of five assistants and two pages when the Director is not present
To read the Full Job Description for Children’s/Young Adult Librarian, visit:

Salary Range: $38,000-$43,000, plus a generous benefits package that includes health and dental insurance and participation in the NH Retirement System. This full-time, 40 hour per week position is an exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act, which means that this position is not entitled to overtime.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for three references to:  No phone calls, please.

Closing Date: February 1, 2018

About MEB Library: Brentwood is a small town of about 5,000 residents in New Hampshire and has a very dedicated community who use the library often and enjoy community-based library programs. 

Named NH Library of the Year in 2014 by the NH Library Trustee Association, the library is the heartbeat of our thriving community, and offers a welcoming space for patrons of all ages who are in search of a great book, an interesting movie, enriching and entertaining programs, or friendly conversation.  We are not a “quiet” library; our staff rarely needs to “shhhh!” visitors. We pride ourselves in being an integral community resource, with an active and highly engaged Friends of the Library group, strong community support, and a devoted Board of Trustees.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Librarian I, 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

Librarian I – Part time

(Announcement Number R-01-18)
Starting Salary:  $20,153.53 – plus some benefits
Schedule:  20 hours per week – may include evenings and weekends

THE JOB:    Provides public library services at a library location; performs directly related work as required.

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science, Computer Science, Public Relations Degree or related; and
Some library experience; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Candidates must complete a City of Manchester Employment Application available at the City of Manchester website or in person at the Human Resources Department, One City Hall Plaza, City Hall Annex. Submission of a resume 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:  January 4, 2018  
CLOSING DATE:  Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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

      The City of Manchester is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Children's Librarian, Part-time, Kensington Public Library

Kensington Public Library Children’s Part-time Librarian Position

This part-time position is for an enthusiastic and creative person, who enjoys working in a small library with children and their families, has a good knowledge of children’s literature and thrives on creating innovative programming.    Experience in children’s library services is preferable.  The ideal candidate will plan and carry out the summer reading program as well as two preschool story times a week and after school and Saturday programs.

The position is for 16 hrs a week; two weekdays and alternate Saturdays.

Full job description available at

To apply: please submit resumé and letter of interest to Susan Gilbert, Library Director at or 126 Amesbury Road, Kensington, NH 03833.

Research & Technology Librarian/Staff Assistant, Part-time, Northern Essex Community College, Lawrence (MA)

POSITION OPENING: PART-TIME RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN/STAFF ASSISTANT:   Library Services; MCCC/MTA Unit Position; Lawrence Campus; 18 hours/wk.;  Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM – 12:30PM

Anticipated Start date: January 2018

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts.  Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a new Technology Center and an awardwinning Student One-Stop Center.  Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a new Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties.  Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.

NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.  We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The professional candidate will be responsible for:
  • Providing high quality research assistance to students and faculty in an active academic environment. 
  • assisting students with information literacy and academic technology needs in a computer lab setting within the library 
  • providing key support in access services using Evergreen ILS 
  • Being part of a dedicated service team. 
  • Participating in occasional library instruction activities 
  • Master's degree in Library Science with recent work experience in a library setting. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and in the searching of electronic resources. 
  • Ability to work independently and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • $28.29 per hour 
  • No fringe benefits  


DEADLINE:  January 17, 2018                                                      
POST#: 142091

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action