Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Assistant Children's Librarian, George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson

George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library

Assistant Children’s Librarian (Full-Time)

Duties: Assists the Children’s Librarian in engaging our children, parents and caregivers with a broad range of materials and creative programs.  Works with the Children’s Librarian to develop and implement creative, age appropriate programs.  Assists with collection development and the overall management of the Children’s Room.  Participates in outreach activities in schools and at other venues.  Circulates library material, assists patrons in using the library and its electronic resources and provides Reader’s Advisory services.   Also assists in training newly hired employees and manages special projects as assigned and performs other job-related tasks as needed.

Creativity, enthusiasm and dedication to working with children is required.  Artistic and creative talent, an ability to lead story times, and knowledge of children’s literature also required. Computer literacy and knowledge of social media, online resources and Microsoft Office required, along with superb organizational and communication skills, punctuality, and attentiveness to detail.  Must have a strong public service orientation, excellent customer service skills, work independently with minimum supervision, and enjoy active participation in a collaborative environment.  Applicants must possess the willingness to learn new skills, good judgment and initiative.  Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time.  A Bachelor’s degree or higher and previous experience working with young children in a public library is required.

Closing Date:
  February 23, 2018 or until filled.

Salary: $15.50/hour to start, 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours.

To Apply: E-mail resumé and letter of interest to Charlie Matthews, Library Director,

Assistant Circulation Desk Specialist, Library, University of New Hampshire (UNH), Durham

University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
Assistant Circulation Desk Specialist

The UNH Library seeks a flexible and creative individual as our Assistant Circulation Desk Specialist. This position is responsible for a variety of duties in the Circulation Unit of the Academic and Community Engagement division. If you have experience with supervision and leading projects and want to contribute to our excellent patron service, participate in problem-solving opportunities, engage directly with students, researchers, and scholars in a fast-paced, rewarding, environment in the heart of the UNH Durham campus and community. Please visit to apply.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Library Director, Part-time, Paul Memorial Library, Newfields

Library Director
Paul Memorial Library

The Board of Trustees of the Paul Memorial Library in Newfields seek a creative, customer oriented, flexible and enthusiastic leader to serve as Director. The right candidate will be a hands-on Director with knowledge of emerging technologies in library services, strong communication skills, talented in all areas of programming, and a true people person. They will be able to continue to create a warm and welcoming environment for this town.

The Paul Memorial Library is located in rural Newfields, on the Seacoast of New Hampshire serving a population of 1,700. The Library is open six days a week, 35 hours per week. The collection contains a total of 11,000 items.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an MLS from an ALA-accredited university and at least three years administrative work experience in a public library setting. Specifically, the applicant should have demonstrated abilities in collection development; customer service; personnel and financial management; program development and public relations.  The applicant must demonstrate excellent interpersonal abilities, including proficiency in working as part of a team, leading others, and interacting with the public.

Job Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for administration of all library operations. The Director works with the Board to prepare an annual budget for town approval, and monitors and controls expenditures for the building, books and materials, supplies, and salaries.  The Director manages three part-time employees. The Director actively participates in community outreach with the public, community leaders, and local officials; maintains liaison with Friends of the Library, Main Street Art, and other non-profits in the town. Some local travel is required to pick up/drop-off inter-library loans.

Abilities: The candidate will be able to lift 25 pounds and navigate interior and exterior stairs. Be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Apollo (ILS), Quicken, and WordPress are very helpful.

This is a part-time position of 25/hours per week at $22.50 per hour. There are no benefits.

Closing Date: February 23, 2018

To apply, send a letter including a statement about your interest in the position and applicable experience, along with your resumé, to: Pam Burch via email to

Youth Services Librarian, Part-time, Lee Public Library

Youth Services
Lee Public Library
Lee, NH

Position Description
As part of our small team of library staff, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for program development and implementation of all youth-oriented programs in the library.  This includes shared responsibilities of circulation, inter-library loans, patron assistance, collection development with special focus on children and youth patrons  ages birth through grade 12, summer reading programs, including publicity and outreach.

24 hours per week, including one evening and rotating Saturdays.

Educational requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferred, at least two years’ public library experience, or demonstrated comparable qualities.
Knowledge of library practice and procedures, including Office products and library-centric equipment.

Physical requirements
Able to lift, push, and carry library materials (up to 40 pounds). Able to walk up and down 15 steps on a regular basis. Able to use office machines and computers, including an electric typewriter.

$16.50-17.25 per hour, Holiday, Sick and Vacation pay (Pro-rated).

For a full job description please email, or mail,
Ruth Eifert, Library Director
9 Mast Road
Lee, NH 03861

Library Technician, 3 Part-time Positions, Concord Public Library

Part Time 14 Hour Per Week – 3 Positions
Library Department
City of Concord, New Hampshire

Job Summary:  

Provide Library services in both the adult and children's departments, assist the public in locating information, interpreting the collection, programming, and providing reader's advisory services.

For full job description see

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university in Library Sciences or other related field; and, one year of related experience; or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Licenses and Certifications: None.

Starting Hourly Range:  $17.83-$21.14 DOQ

Closing Date for Resumés:  Open until filled with 1st review on Monday, February 26, 2018

Instructions for Applying:  A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at  For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1.   

"An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V”

Circulation Desk Clerk, Part-time, Barrington Public Library

For the Barrington Public Library

Send Cover Letter & Resumé to Amy Inglis at

Must have at least two work references listed with contact information on the resumé.
Starting Pay: $9.95/HR
Position Open Until Filled: Posted 2/7/2018
Start Date: ASAP

Requirements: We are seeking a vibrant and detailed individual who can provide excellent customer service to all ages in a busy environment where multi-tasking is required. Candidate must be comfortable with technology, including how to search the Internet, Microsoft basics, and how to use devices such as e-readers, tablets, and other technology utilized in the library. MUST be familiar with how items are organized using the Dewey Decimal system. Library experience preferred but not required.

Basic Duties: Checking items in/out using a computer based system, answering basic reference questions, assisting patrons with printing, faxing, copying and basic computer questions. Answering phones, shelving items, making calls for reserves, overdues, and expired card updates, assisting with room set up for events, and other tasks as assigned.

Full job description can be viewed at the library website.

(20-25 Hrs Per/Wk)
Typical Work Hours: Mon.–Fri. 9:30-1:30 and some Saturdays 9:30-3PM.
Flexibility to work afternoon shifts on occasion is a plus.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Assistant Library Director/Head of Reference Services, Leach Library, Londonderry


The Leach Library in Southern New Hampshire is seeking an Assistant Library Director and Head of Reference Services.  This is an executive level management position with primary duties consisting of the following:  (a) assists the Library Director in the library’s administration; (b) takes principle responsibility to manage, develop, evaluate and discipline personnel; and (c) manages the development, direction and administration of the library's Reference and Technical Services departments.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, proven as a practical problem solver, seasoned and confident as a management team player, and strives for excellence in library services.

Requires an M.L.S. from an ALA accredited institution.  Thorough knowledge of current library science principles and practices.   Knowledge of personnel administration.  Ability to supervise, direct and evaluate a professional and para-professional staff.  Public relations skills (oral and written), organizational and planning skills, excellent computer skills, and ability to interact professionally with the public.  Three to five years of experience in Reference and/or Technical Services, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity.                                                                                             

$62,000+ doe, plus excellent benefits.  Send cover letter, resumé, and three professional references by 5 p.m. on March 15, 2018 to Director, Leach Library, 276 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, NH 03053.