Monday, October 12, 2020

Librarian, Part-time, George H. Stowell Free Library, Cornish Flat (NH)

The George H. Stowell Free Library in Cornish Flat seeks a librarian starting November 1, 2020. This is a part-time position of 11 hours per-week. The librarian’s main duties include managing the Koha automated cataloging system, scheduling the library aide hours, preparing book and video orders, processing materials, and ordering interlibrary loan materials. A person with library experience is preferred. Applicants should send a letter of interest and a brief resumé with education and job experience via email at  stowelllibrary@comcast.net or mailed to: Stowell Library Trustees, c/o George H. Stowell Free Library, P. O. Box 360, Cornish Flat, NH 03746. For more information email  stowelllibrary@comcast.net.


Library Assistant 3, Part-time, Weeks Public Library, Greenland (NH)

Weeks Public Library Employment Opportunity

Library Assistant 3: Part-time, Weeks Public Library, Greenland

Duties:
Creates, promotes, and executes adult programs, performs copy cataloging, and various circulation functions. Must be willing and able to assist patrons with technology questions and device questions. Will often work unsupervised and be expected to solve problems and serve library users independently.   
 
See the full list of duties in the job description on our website: www.weekslibrary.org/employment-opportunities
 
Qualifications: Bachelor Degree or previous library experience working with the public. Must be detail oriented, have experience with standard office equipment, possess above average typing/computer skills and be comfortable with the latest technology, social media, and devices. Must also be able to deal with multiple tasks and patrons simultaneously. Other required skills: ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when dealing with challenging patrons; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, automated circulation system, and library circulation policies and procedures; and ability to work unsupervised, solve problems and serve library users independently.   
 
Hours: Tuesdays 4-8pm, Wednesdays 4-8pm, Thursdays 4-8pm and two Saturdays a month on rotation 8:45am-1pm including holiday weekend rotation. Flexibility to cover other shifts required. Note, during COVID-19 evening hours may be reduced.

Salary: $15.50/hour, part-time, year-round position with one week prorated vacation and one week prorated sick time after 6 months. Library paid pre-employment medical exam with drug and alcohol screening and Library paid criminal background check required.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Apply to: Send resumé with three references and letter of interest to:  
Denise Grimse, Director  Weeks Public Library P.O. Box 430 Greenland, NH 03840  dgrimsewpl@comcast.net

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Library Assistant, Part-time, Gay-Kimball Library, Troy (NH)

Gay-Kimball Library Job Opening
Library Assistant

Do you thrive on delivering excellent customer service?  Are you tech-savvy and an avid reader?  We are looking for a person who enjoys interacting with the public, is detail-oriented, and has excellent communication and technology skills.

This position requires:

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally, and electronically
  • Ability to utilize automated circulation system and to execute circulation policies and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks and give friendly, respectful, helpful service to all library users
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Helping patrons locate library materials
  • Checking in/out library materials
  • Assisting patrons with digital media
  • Registering new patrons
  • Collection maintenance tasks
  • Interlibrary loan processing
  • Computer/Printing assistance and troubleshooting

Qualifications:

  • High school/GED required; some college coursework preferred
  • Library experience preferred
  • Exemplary customer service skills with customer service experience
  • Computer literacy expected including but not limited to Internet apps, MS Office and the ability to troubleshoot
  • Sound judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy, attention to detail, and organized
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with patrons, staff, etc.
  • Ability to lift boxes and books and push book carts weighing upwards of 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, sit, bend, and reach

Set schedule (non-negotiable): Tues. 10:30a –7p Wed. & Thurs. 2p - 7p, plus two Saturdays a month 9:45a-2p. Approximately 18-22 hours a week.  Wage range $12 – $13.50 hr depending on experience.  

This is not a benefits eligible position.

Position is open until filled with a first review of applicants beginning immediately.  For a complete job description, please go to www.troylibrary.us/library-assistant-job-description .

Send letter of interest and resumé to: library@troylibrary.us   EOE.

Email questions to: library@troylibrary.us


Youth Librarian, Ingalls Memorial Library, Rindge (NH)

Full-Time Youth Librarian Position
Ingalls Memorial Library (https://www.ingallslibrary.com/)
Rindge, NH

Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Library Director, the Youth Librarian is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Youth Services and oversees all services to children and teens.  Selects and organizes materials, designs and implements programs and promotes the library in the schools and in the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the daily operations of Youth Services to ensure the highest quality service.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of all programs and outreach efforts for youth aged 0 – 18.
  • Maintains a welcoming, helpful library atmosphere for patrons and colleagues.
  • Creates library promotional materials and displays.
  • Evaluates and selects materials for children and teens to ensure the availability of a well-rounded, current collection.
  • Plans, executes, and evaluates a wide variety of on- and off-site programs for children, teens, and/or their caregivers to heighten library visibility, market the library and its resources, and/or meet community needs.
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships within the community, including schools, other town department s and outside organizations, to strengthen the Youth Services program.
  • Promotes the library, its materials, programs and services via press releases, social media, public speaking, and other forms of written and oral communication.
  • Assists Director in developing departmental budget for materials, supplies and programs, and tracks spending versus budgets.
  • Under supervision of the Director, maintains assigned web pages on the library’s website.
  • Searches and applies for grants for children’s- and teen-related programs, services and collections.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities to maintain knowledge of the field.
  • Enthusiastically and energetically advocates for Youth Services.
  • Assumes responsibility for operation of the library in the absence of Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion or anticipated completion of Master’s Degree in Library Science from  ALA-accredited program.

Position Hours: This is a full-time (35 hours per week).  Evening and occasional weekend hours are required.

Salary Range: $16.50 to $18.50 per hour.  This job includes full insurance benefits, pension, vacation and paid sick time.

A full job description may be viewed at:  https://www.ingallslibrary.com/youth-librarian.html

To apply, please send resumé to Library Director, PO Box 224, Rindge, NH 03461 or email to info@ingallslibrary.com.

Position will remain open until filled.


Librarian, Hebron Library, Hebron (NH)

Hebron Library
 
Job Title: Part Time Librarian
 
The Board of Trustees of the Hebron Library in Hebron, NH is seeking a self-motivated, energetic, creative individual with excellent communication skills to manage the Hebron Library.  The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of modern library policies, practices, technologies and trends. Under the supervision of the Board of Trustees, the Librarian administers, plans, and oversees all aspects of library operations, and supervises the library assistant and volunteers.
 
The preferred candidate has experience working in a library. Negotiating stairs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required. Training will be available.
 
The Town of Hebron is a small community located at the north end of Newfound Lake. The winter hours  are: Monday 2-5; Wednesday 1-5, and Saturday 9-1.
 
To apply, please send a cover letter and resumé via email to
hebronlibrary@metrocast.net. Subject line should read “Library Position”. 

Or send via mail to Library Trustees, PO Box 90, Hebron, NH 03241.

The position will be open until filled.
 
 





Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Library Director, Leominster Public Library, Leominster (MA)

JOB OPENING
LEOMINSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
FULL-TIME
LIBRARY DIRECTOR


The Leominster Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an innovative, dynamic, community-minded leader with proven management skills to serve as Library Director.  

The library serves the 43,000 residents of Leominster, as well as many non-residents from the surrounding communities of North Central Massachusetts.  Located in the downtown area of one of Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities, the library is housed in a 1910 Carnegie library building that was renovated and expanded to a 44,500 square foot facility in 2007.  This busy customer-service oriented library receives strong municipal support, and is well respected in the community, presenting almost 500 programs for all ages annually with a $1.6M budget, a dedicated staff of 22 FTE, volunteers, and a dynamic Friends’ organization.

Working under the direction of the Board, and under the supervision of the Mayor, the Library Director is responsible for overall management of the library’s staff, services, programs, and facility to ensure it effectively meets the cultural, educational, informational, and recreational needs of the community.  

Candidates must possess experience with municipal finance, personnel management, facility management and library technology, as well as having successfully worked with a Board of Trustees, municipal officials and community/professional organizations.  The ability to articulate the vision and role of the library in the community and to advocate for the library is essential.  The ideal candidate must be a proven problem solver with strong decision making capabilities.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program in Library Science, including a Certificate of Professional Librarianship issued by the MA Board of Library Commissioners;  a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible library experience, with 3 or more years of proven budgetary experience and personnel management.   Previous experience as a Director or Assistant Director in a public library is highly desirable.  

Selected candidate must successfully pass a CORI, pre-employment physical with drug screening and background check.

SALARY RANGE $87,547 - $113,206  negotiable, commensurate with experience.  

Excellent benefits package, including starting four weeks paid vacation.

Application deadline is October 31, 2020.

Applicants should send Letter of Interest, Resumé, and Contact information for three references to:

Wendy Hurley, HR Director
City Hall
25 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453
whurley@leominster-ma.gov
EOE/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION


Monday, October 5, 2020

Youth Services Department Aide, Part-time, Merrimack Public Library, Merrimack (NH)

Title: Youth Services Department Aide (part-time) 
 
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 skills and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens in both an in-person and virtual environment; providing readers' advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; attending outreach events Please refer to the full job description on the website.

Hours: Schedule of 15-20 hours/week includes morning and afternoon shifts, one evening each week and rotating weekends. While the library is operating under modified hours due to COVID-19, flexibility in scheduling is expected. 

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; familiarity of social media preferred. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with children and teens and/or knowledge of children's and teen literature preferred. Artistic and creative skills are also desirable. MLIS students are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: October 17, 2020 or until position is filled.

Salary: $12.00/hr

To Apply: Submit resumé, cover letter, a completed Merrimack Public Library Job Application form, and list of three professional references to Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org or via USPS to: Yvette Couser, Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054