Monday, July 25, 2016

Interim Director, Kingston Community Library

The Kingston Community Library is looking for an interim director to Serve for 3 to 6 months;  Compensation $25 to $40 per hour based on experience and credentials.  The Kingston Community Library is open 50 hours per week and has a staff of a part-time Adult Services Librarian a Full time Youth Services Librarian and four Part time Library Associates.

Kingston Community Library
642-3521
FAX: (Fax 642-3135)
2 Library Lane
Kingston, NH   03848
kingston-library.org

Librarian (Supervisor), Teen Services, Nashua Public Library

POSITION: LIBRARIAN (SUPERVISOR)
DEPARTMENT: TEEN SERVICES
HOURS WORKED: 40 HRS/WK INCLUDES EVENINGS & WEEKENDS
AFFILIATION: AFT LOCAL #4831
STARTING SALARY: NOT TO EXCEED $44,000
JOB GRADE 8

PRIMARY DUTIES

This full-time (40 hour) position in a public library will include some evening and weekend hours. The person in this position manages all aspects of the teen department including budgeting, collection development, programming and departmental goals. Supervises the teen department staff, oversees the teen room and develops departmental policies and procedures. Acts as a liaison to the middle and high schools and other civic organizations serving teens to actively promote library services. Coordinates the teen volunteer program. Participates on the reference team providing direct customer service and acts as an instructor in the library’s computer class program. Participates in the library’s online presence including contributing to the blog, social media outlets and other web-based technologies.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS


MLS from an ALA accredited school, minimum of 3 years of library experience. Applicant must have excellent communication skills and demonstrated aptitude for serving the public, especially teens. The preferred candidate will be creative, have some supervisory experience, a proven track record of implementing innovative library services, and experience implementing web 2.0 technologies to engage a targeted population. The successful candidate must enjoy working directly with teens.
   
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit cover letter, application/resumé, and three professional references to: http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Recruiting practices shall be consistent with State and Federal Law

NASHUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
NOTICE OF VACANCY


Emerging Technologies Librarian (Supervisor), Nashua Public Library

POSITION: Emerging Technologies Librarian (Supervisor)
HOURS WORKED: 40 hrs/wk -  Includes evenings and weekends
AFFILIATION: AFT LOCAL #4831
STARTING SALARY: Starting salary not to exceed $47,000 - Job Grade 8

PRIMARY DUTIES


This full-time (40 hour) supervisor position manages our web-based services and digital collections.  This person works in conjunction with other supervisors to manage the library’s web presence and use of social media.  Provides direct customer service approximately 15 hours per week at one of our service desks.  Supervises assigned staff and purchases materials for the adult collection in designated areas

As a member of our professional staff, this person will also stay informed of innovations in the use of technology in library settings and recommends, plans, and implements those that are appropriate including digital collections and downloadable or streaming content.

QUALIFICATIONS
MLS from an ALA accredited school, 2-3 years of experience in a public library setting performing similar duties. Must possess an understanding of technological trends and developments relevant to public libraries and have the ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.  Experience using content management software, is preferred. The successful candidate will also have experience providing reference service to the public and have proven success in communicating with software vendors.  Fluency in a second language is a plus.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:


Submit cover letter, resumé, application, and three professional references at:  http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLINE UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Recruiting practices shall be consistent with State and Federal Law
NASHUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
NOTICE OF VACANCY

Librarian (Supervisor), Reference Department, Nashua Public Library

POSITION: LIBRARIAN (SUPERVISOR)
DEPARTMENT: REFERENCE DEPARTMENT
HOURS WORKED: 40 HRS/WK INCLUDES EVENINGS & WEEKENDS
AFFILIATION: AFT LOCAL #4831
STARTING SALARY: NOT TO EXCEED $50,000   
JOB GRADE 8

PRIMARY DUTIES


This is a full-time supervisor level position in a busy public library.  Beyond regular hours at the public service desk, this person manages a staff of 6 people and has primary responsibility for planning and managing technology training and assistance, local history and genealogy collections, ILL services and other reference services.  This person will have regular collection development duties and play an active role in the selection and evaluation of our electronic resources.   As a member of the senior staff, this person will participate in long range planning and working to implement our goals of being involved in our community, and the use of technology to enhance our traditional services.  This person may serve as the library’s liaison to a variety of community organizations and events to actively promote the library’s services.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS


ALA accredited M.L.S. degree and 5 years’ experience in a library, including supervisory experience. Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated aptitude for serving the public and supervising staff.  Experience in technology instruction is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit applications/resumé, list of three professional references and cover letter at: http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLINE UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Recruiting practices shall be consistent with State and Federal Law

NASHUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
NOTICE OF VACANCY


Reference and Instruction Librarian, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) - Manchester

The Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University seeks an engaged, service-oriented Reference and Instruction Librarian who welcomes the opportunity to offer services that meet the learning needs of SNHU students, faculty, and staff. The position will collaborate with Library Faculty and Staff in the pursuit of promoting and supporting student success throughout the University divisions of University College, College of Online and Continuing Education, and College for America.

Under the guidance of the Head of Reference, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing prompt, courteous, and supportive reference service to all library users seeking information in person, by phone, or via electronic means such as email or chat. The position will be scheduled by the Head of Reference for approximately twenty hours a week on the desk, including one weekend day. Under the guidance of the Information Literacy and Assessment Librarian, the Librarian delivers assigned information literacy instruction for University programs. This librarian will help strengthen an innovative instruction program to best serve a diverse student population.

 Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
  • Staffs the reference desk and provides service to all SNHU community members
  • Conducts thorough reference interviews to determine users’ questions and extent of information needed
  • Teaches library instruction sessions and consults with faculty and the Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian to develop appropriate information literacy content
  • Instructs library users on use of print and electronic resources
  • Assists users in developing research strategies to locate, evaluate, and use resources in an effective and ethical manner
  • Assists users with general information on citation styles, technology and University information
  • Assists with basic troubleshooting of access issues and/or refers to appropriate person or department
  • Works with scheduled individual students via phone and/or videoconference as assigned
  • Participates in Library, University, and outside professional committees, conferences and other scholarly and developmental opportunities
  • Liaisons with specific University unit as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • One to three years of academic library experience
  • Recent reference experience
  • Recent academic library instruction experience or relevant internship or coursework
  • Experience utilizing ACRL Standards and Frameworks in library instruction
  • Experience creating asynchronous learning objects including research guides (LibGuides), tutorials or videos
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with distance education students
  • Degree or minor in Education or similar background
  • Experience teaching credit-bearing coursework
  • High level of comfort with technology
Work Hours:

Tuesday-Friday University hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm. Required Saturdays 9:30am to 6:00pm.

Apply here: https://snhu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/Manchester-NH---North-River-Road/Reference-and-Instruction-Librarian_R0000177

Part-Time Assistant Librarian, Milton Free Public Library, Milton Mills

Part-Time Assistant Librarian
Milton Free Public Library
PO Box 127, 13 Main Street
Milton Mills, NH  03852
(603) 473-8535

Milton Free Public Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented person to work 4 - 7 hours a week (3 to 4 hour shifts on some weekdays or weekday evenings, and some Saturday mornings (10AM - 1PM).

An assistant librarian performs a variety of duties including but not limited to:
  • Assisting patrons at the circulation desk;
  • Assisting patrons with computers and other library equipment;
  • Contacting patrons by email and phone;
  • Shelving, shelf-reading, shelf-shifting;
  • Processing new materials.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the public, have excellent customer service and communications skills, good computer skills, and a working knowledge of computers and internet applications. A commitment to the ethics of the library profession, such as the right to privacy and intellectual freedom is also required. The assistant librarian must work well with other staff members and is dependable and flexible.
  • High school diploma or equivalent necessary.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Background check may be requested.
  • Salary: $9.00 / hour.
Please contact Library Director Betsy Baker for an application at (603) 473-8535 or mfpl@metrocast.net.

Position will remain open until ideal candidate has been hired.








Friday, July 15, 2016

Metadata and Cataloging Librarian, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter

Phillips Exeter Academy, a co-educational residential school serving students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level, was founded in 1781 by John Phillips.  Exeter has a tradition of academic excellence, a distinguished faculty, and a long history of educating young people to find their place in the world.  The 671-acre campus with academic and residential buildings, a 309,432 volume library, playing fields and green lawns is located in Exeter, a southern New Hampshire town which retains its 18th-century New England charm.  The Academy enrolls more than 1000 students from around the world.  Exeter offers a rich curriculum with over 400 courses taught by 210 faculty in eighteen academic departments.  The Academy employs approximately 425 staff who support the living, learning and teaching environment of a diverse student body.  The Academy's longstanding commitment to excellence has made the school one of the finest in the country.  To learn more about Phillips Exeter Academy, visit http://www.exeter.edu/.

The Position

This is a part-time position. Approximately 20 hours/week, not to exceed 999 hours in 12 months. Schedule is flexible but may vary according to Academy needs.

Reporting to the Academy Librarian, the Metadata and Cataloging Librarian works collaboratively with colleagues to support the discovery of and access to Library acquired materials in a variety of languages, formats, special collections, digitized, and born-digital content through metadata creation, enrichment and maintenance. The librarian also creates original bibliographic records and enhances complex member copy records according to national bibliographic standards and local practices, using AACR2/RDA and Dewey classification.  In cataloging rare books, s/he uses standards such as the RBMS genre terms thesauri and AMREMM.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • 2+ years of professional metadata creation experience in an academic or research library or equivalent professional venue (e.g. museum, historical society, grant project) within the last three years.
  • Experience creating metadata for rare books and special collections.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of classification standards (DDC), authority records, and current cataloging rules and standards (e.g. AACR2, RDA, MARC).
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with teammates and clients by building trust and credibility.
  • Ability to leverage effective relationships and influence decisions and behaviors through partnering.
Application

Submit a cover letter and a current resumé, as one document (pdf or MS Word format), AND a completed application http://www.exeter.edu/documents/Application__EEO.pdf to recruitment@exeter.edu.  Please indicate in the subject line:  Metadata Librarian.  The deadline for submission is August 24, 2016.  The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment background check. 

The Academy offers competitive salaries, free parking, free meals and use of the Academy facilities, and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and smoke-free workplace. 

The Academy is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities which do not prevent performance of essential job tasks.  Notices of nondiscrimination are publicly posted.

The Academy is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Those who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

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Due to the volume of responses received for job postings, we are unable to provide individual status updates.  All applicants will receive electronic confirmation of application submission and final status.  Only those applicants selected by the search committee will be contacted directly.  We appreciate your understanding, cooperation and interest in employment at Phillips Exeter Academy.