Library Manager

High Plains Library District

Erie, CO

Library ManagerRole: Manages the operations of a full-service branch library and coordinates district-wide services and programs.Major Duties and Responsibilities:25% - PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT – Sets standards for the operation of the branch and District-wide efforts; develops and implements concepts, practices, techniques, and innovations to improve the quality of service, challenges operating processes for greater efficiency and effectiveness, and facilitates problem-solving. (Essential)15% - SUPERVISION OF STAFF – Gets information, makes sense of it, sets objectives, organizes resources and makes decisions, coach staff and provides feedback, manages conflict and appraises performance in order to optimize the expected performance of staff. (Essential)15% - COORDINATION OF DISTRICT ... Read More
Posted Sep 2, 2021

Teen/Reference Librarian (Part Time)

North Providence Union Free Library

North Providence, RI

The North Providence Union Free Library Board of Trustees are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking individual for the position of Teen/Reference Librarian. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth ages 10-17, as well as working in a busy Reference Department. Individuals current enrolled in a GSLIS program will be considered.The YA/Reference Librarian will be expected to:Create programs for middle school and high school students.Promote library services to youth in the Town.Engage teens in meaningful activities, including book clubs and volunteer opportunities.Work at the Children's Services Desk as needed.Collaborate with local schools on projects and reading lists.Assist patrons in the Reference Department with computers, reader's advisory, and oth ... Read More
Posted Sep 2, 2021
Job title: Concierge: part customer service, part technology troubleshooting, part product promotionBusiness Unit: Branch ServicesPay range:$15.05 per hourJob Type: Full-time, non-exempt; benefitted**Spanish speaking candidates are highly preferred for this position**Job description:You’re the essence of the customer’s experience at the library. You greet people with a smile and welcome them into our library. You enrich people’s lives through meaningful dialogue about our products and services. You earn trust by being knowledgeable about our products and making recommendations that connect with the customer. You help our library customers find the fuel and the spark to unlimited ideas and opportunities.Ready to join in a bold opportunity to help us take community library services to ... Read More
Posted Sep 2, 2021
This summer, Lawrence Public Library received grant funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to start a pilot pipeline program intended to increase diversity in libraries. The Strengthening Smaller Public Libraries Through Staff Diversity internship’s goal is to reduce barriers to entering the library profession for Black, Indigenous, and people of color. In partnership with Haskell Indian Nations University, Emporia State University, KU Libraries, and the Northeast Kansas Library System, we will send two people to the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University, all tuition paid. While attending graduate school, participants will concurrently complete a paid part-time internship at Lawrence Public Library. Over the course of the internship p ... Read More
Posted Sep 1, 2021

Branch Supervisor

Arapahoe Library District

Koelbel Library

Title: SUPERVISOR, BranchLocation: Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly Street, Centennial, CO 80121Reports to: Manager, LibraryFLSA Status: ExemptPay Rate: $57,300 - $71,640Purpose:  Responsible for daily operations of the Library. Provides team leadership, trains and mentors library staff. Provides ongoing communication and solicits regular input and feedback from staff. Welcomes and assists patrons in the use of the library.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  45% OPERATIONSResponsible for daily operations of the Library by allocating resources, planning and prioritizing work, gathering and communicating information to employees, and making decisions to ensure the proper functioning of the library, including troubleshooting building and equipment related issues and communicating ... Read More
Posted Sep 1, 2021

Library Director/Librarian

James E Nichols Memorial Library

Center Harbor, NH

The Nichols Library Board of Trustees seeks a self-directed, customer-focused, data-driven, forward-thinking individual who is passionate about libraries and their role in small communities to serve as Library Director. Working under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, this individual will help design and implement a new, innovative service model for our library, expand onsite and virtual programming, and revitalize our patron base, while providing traditional, core library services to the greater Center Harbor community.Supervisor: The Library Director is accountable to and reports directly to the Library Board of Trustees. ... Read More
Posted Aug 31, 2021

Library Associate

Rogers Free Library

Bristol, RI

Library AssociateRogers Free LibraryBristol, RIThe Rogers Free Library is seeking a patron-focused individual to fill the position of Library Associate. This is a para-professional part-time position working at all public service desks.This position requires flexibility, the ability to adapt quickly to technology, and a thorough knowledge of print and online resources. Individual will be responsible for serving patrons in the library and assisting with programs and outreach. This position reports to the Circulation Supervisor, Reference Librarian, or Youth Services Librarian.Examples of Work:This position will work in any or all of the following library areas: Circulation, Youth Services, and Reference. The examples of work listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various typ ... Read More
Posted Aug 31, 2021

Engineering and Sciences Librarian

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

DescriptionTo serve as a member of a team who provides direct assistance and guidance to library users through reference and instructional services and who serve as bibliographers for specific academic departments, assisting in collection development and serving as liaisons to assigned departments.Duties & ResponsibilitiesProvide reference and research servicesWork scheduled hours as backup to the Peer Research Consultants at the Knowledge Commons assisting patrons in identifying, accessing, and interpreting library and other information resources.Instruct patrons in using resources, such as the library catalog, research databases and other resources.Answer questions received in person or remotely, such as by phone, email, chat, or other methods.Direct or refer users to more appropriat ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Youth Literacy Outreach Specialist

Douglas County Libraries

Castle Rock

Purpose: The Youth Literacy Outreach Specialist has responsibilities to develop, maintain, and improve library and community based programs that benefit young and school aged children and their families by promoting literacy and early experiences that are integral to their development, setting them on a path to be successful throughout their lives. This position partners and supports relationships with organizations whose missions align in order to draw the larger community together, leverage resources and increase impact.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:50% Program Development & Coordination:Manages and evaluates youth literacy services in the community and implements changes as needed.Supports and collaborates with staff to promote early childhood and school aged literacy progra ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Part-Time Children's Services Librarian

Cross' Mills Public Library

Charlestown, RI

PART-TIME CHILDREN’S SERVICES LIBRARIANSeeking a flexible, energetic, and friendly children’s librarian who is comfortable with technology and committed to public service and actively promoting the library within the community.Primary Duties:Coordinates and implements children’s programs, services, and outreach for youth, primarily school age, and their parents and caregivers.Maintains collaborative relationship with area schools and organizations providing youth services.Assists children and parents in finding information and resources; provides readers’ advisory.Supervises the Children’s Room and maintains a safe, productive, and attractive environment.Coordinates with other staff in overall planning for library programs and services.Attends professional meetings and continuing ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Librarian I - Adult Services

City of Louisville

Louisville

The Louisville Public Library seeks a warm, enthusiastic, customer service oriented and technologically savvy individual to work in our busy Adult Services Department. The Adult Services Librarian is committed to and offers excellent customer service, always putting the patron first. This includes understanding and using popular technology while helping patrons with basic tech questions, recommending materials to read or listen to, locating library materials and assisting with patron accounts. The ideal candidate has extensive adult and family programming experience, is comfortable managing a portion of the collection and has experience managing budgets; reads voraciously and loves to recommend books; has passion and an eye for attractive merchandising and display; confidently takes on new ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Young Adult Services Librarian

Tiverton Library Services

Tiverton, RI

Tiverton Library Services seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Young Adult Services Librarian. The ideal candidate has strengths in programs and services for young adults, contemporary and classic young adult literature, and current and emerging technologies.The Young Adult Services Librarian works under the general supervision of the Library Director. Librarian is responsible for collections, programs, and services for young adults ages 12-19.Full position description: TLS Young Adult Services (PDF). ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Technical Services Librarian

Providence Athenaeum

Providence, Rhode Island

OVERVIEW:The Technical Services Librarian manages all aspects of the Technical Services Department including acquisitions, cataloging (original and copy), periodical subscriptions, digital collections, and administration of the ILS (Sierra). In addition, the Technical Services Librarian will participate in collection management with other members of the Library Operations Team. This position may supervise part-time library assistants and student workers, and reports to the Director of Collections & Library Services.RESPONSIBILITIES:Acquisitions:Orders, tracks, and processes all new acquisitions, including print and non-print formats.Manages the acquisitions materials budget, tracks the special book fund designations, and assigns funds to purchases.Participates in the subject selection ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Library Assistant

Buena Vista Public Library

Buena Vista, CO

The Library Assistant performs a wide variety of customer service and library duties in a public library setting: customer service, readers advisory, technology assistance, account assistance, collection operations and clerical tasks. As frontline staff, assistants welcome and assist guests and uphold the mission and values of the Buena Vista Public Library. Library assistants may work dynamic scheduled hours, including evenings and Saturdays.Responsibilities:1. Promotes and practices the Vision and Mission of BVPL and upholds foundational principles of the library and information profession.2. Provide excellent customer service, greet every guest and provide directional assistance.3. Build and maintain positive working relationships with library staff and community members.4. Enforce the ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Library Director

Santa Cruz Public Libraries

Santa Cruz CA

The Library Director is responsible for the strategic and day-to-day operations of the library system in accordance with the policies and regulations established by the Library Joint Powers Authority Board.The Director’s primary duties include:Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating system-wide library and related information services to meet the needs of the community, both immediate and long-range.Develop and direct the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the operation of the library system.Provide leadership and work with library managers to develop and retain highly competent, service- oriented staff through selection, training and day-to-day management practices that support the Library JPA and the Library's mi ... Read More
Posted Aug 30, 2021

Library Director - Davenport Public Library (IA)

Davenport Public Library (IA)

Davenport, IA

The Davenport (IA) Public Library invites you to become a member of its energetic and dedicated team as the next Library Director. Working with almost 102,000 vibrant, diverse community residents, a nine-member governing Board of Trustees, a stellar staff, a strong Friends of the Library, and a supportive City, the new Director will have a track record of success and continue to provide exciting, essential library services and programs to its stakeholders. The selected candidate will model a fierce focus on customer service, an active commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and the ability to work as a positive contributor to the quality of life for the City of Davenport. Success will include implementing and enhancing the Library’s three strategic goals; building a collaborative ... Read More
Posted Aug 27, 2021

Young Adult Services Librarian

East Smithfield Public Library

50 Esmond St., Smithfield, RI

Plans and conducts library services for children and/or young adults. Advises users on library resources. Selects materials for the collection. Plans and conducts programs and outreach services. Plans, organizes, publicizes, and conducts YA summer reading program. Oversees cataloging and classification of YA materials. Attends professional meetings concerning YA issues. Evening and every other Saturday hours required. Library school student or MLS or MLIS preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to director@myespl.org. ... Read More
Posted Aug 26, 2021

Researcher Support Librarian (two openings)

Auraria Library / University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO

The Auraria Libraryishiring two instructor positions as Researcher Support Librarians as part of a cohort intended to bring these roles into the unit at the same time so that the workflows and functions of each position can be defined collectively, and they can support each other in providing library services and programming.The Researcher Support Librarian is responsible for providing consultation services, guidelines, and communication in one or more areas of scholarly communication. These areas could include copyright/fair use, open access, author’s rights, publication processes, research dissemination/promotion, and/or impact of research and scholarly works. This librarian has collection development responsibilitiesfor building, managing, and evaluatingspecific collecting areas to su ... Read More
Posted Aug 26, 2021

Library Assistant Substitute (Adult Services)

City of Littleton - Bemis Library

Littleton, CO, United States

The Bemis Library Adult Services Division has an opening for a Library Assistant Substitute to work variable hours including weekdays, evenings, and weekends. This position serves as part of a substitute pool and allows for flexible scheduling.The Library Assistant furnishes a high quality and variety of customer services to library users: answers reference questions and reader’s advisory questions for customers, provides assistance to library patrons in locating information and materials, and instructs patrons how to use library resources, including electronic resources and digital content.The ideal candidate is a quick learner who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is not afraid to make mistakes. Exceptional candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, adaptability, an ... Read More
Posted Aug 25, 2021

Specialty Checkout Clerk

High Plains Library District

Greeley, CO

Specialty Checkout ClerkRole:Processes Specialty Checkout (SCO) items for courier to libraries for patron use.Major Duties and Responsibilities:35% - CHECKS-OUT ITEM - Prepares SCO materials for checkout to patrons, verifies patron information in Sierra to ensure patron is eligible for SCO use and contacts patrons if ineligible for checkout; prints courier slips and routes item to the correct location. (Essential)35% - CHECKS-IN ITEM – Checks in all SCO materials; processes overdue SCO items to prevent stuck-in transit status; contacts patron and library locations when reservations are missing location information and inputs survey information; cleans all equipment returned; verifies all equipment is returned and is in working condition; works with resource owners to repair and replace i ... Read More
Posted Aug 25, 2021

Library Assistant--Part Time

Stonington Free Library

Stonington, CT

The Stonington Free Library is growing and seeks an enthusiastic and tech-savvy team player with excellent customer service skills and a commitment to the importance of the library in the community. The current opening is a part-time position, one to two weekend shifts per month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hourly rate is $15.00. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Provide copying, printing, faxing and other technology assistanceHelp manage holds, overdue items and interlibrary loan requests and returnsCheck materials in and outIssue library cardsProvide reference services and reader’s advisoryIntroduce patrons to all library services, collections and technologyAssist patrons in person, by email and over the phoneDelivery of ex ... Read More
Posted Aug 25, 2021

P/T Circulation Assistant

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode Island

Coventry Public Library is seeking a part-time circulation assistant for 16 hrs/wk. The position is Monday, 9-1; Tuesday, 4-8; Wednesday, 4-8 and every other Saturday, 8:30-5. Flexibility in working other hours is required.Pay is $12.25/hr.Sunday hours will also be available at time and a half. Duties include:perform all circulation functions, assist patrons, andwork accurately and efficiently. May occasionally cover the youth services department.The ability to work as part of a team is essential.Please send resume and three references to megan@coventrylibrary.org by September 3. ... Read More
Posted Aug 25, 2021

EDUCATION SERVICES SPECIALIST

Jackson County Library Services

Medford. OR

Jackson County Library ServicesEDUCATION SERVICES SPECIALISTMEDFORD LOCATIONFULL-TIME/40 HOURS$19.21 TO $24.07 PER HOUR$39,966 TO $50,057 PER YEARCLOSES SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 – OPEN UNTIL FILLEDTHE POSITIONThe Education Services Specialist acts as a liaison between Jackson County Library Services and Jackson County schools. The primary focus of this position is to establish connections with school librarians/media specialists, teachers, principals, or superintendents to identify needs and deliver relevant library services. This position promotes public library resources to school librarians/media specialists and teachers by educating, training, and connecting them to library collections, including databases.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Supports the mission, vision and values of Jackson Cou ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021

Librarian II, Adult Information Services

Poudre River Public Library District

Old Town Library

Working at Poudre River Public Library District is about being part of a dynamic organization that is transforming the community and having fun along the way. You’ll be instrumental in helping our library customers connect to the ideas, information, and resources that spark their curiosity and support lifelong learning. More than 1 million people come through our doors each year and tens of thousands more access important library services online and through our outreach efforts, making the Library District – and its staff – an indispensable public resource. Come check us out!SELECTION PROCESS: Application deadline is 5 p.m. MT on 9/8/2021. All applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.Applicants will receive an email acknowledgment when the application has bee ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021
Assistant Professor, Tenure TrackCollection Development & Acquisitions LibrarianKent LibraryFull-time, Faculty positionThe Collection Development & Acquisitions Librarian will lead and manage the Acquisitions unit. The Librarian will supervise professional and clerical/technical Acquisitions staff. This Librarian is responsible for acquisition of new and continuing online and physical resources. Financial responsibilities include managing the library’s resources and contractual accounts. This position shares responsibility for leadership of the library management system. The Librarian communicates frequently with academic department faculty; consortium, publishers, and vendors; and university business offices.Primary ResponsibilitiesLead and manage the Kent Library Acquisitions u ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021

Bibliographic Services Clerk

High Plains Library District

Greeley, CO

Bibliographic Services ClerkRole:Sorts and distributes materials and interoffice mail; processes new materials; mends materials; discards withdrawn materials.Major Duties and Responsibilities:30% - COURIER AND PROSPECTOR SORTING - Receives deliveries of library materials by answering door, signing for receipt, arranging and sorting shipments and bins, and informing employees of arrival of packages; sorts prospector bins and bundles prospector returns. (Essential)30% - PROCESSING – Adds barcodes and RFID tags, jackets and covers books, and repackages new and old items. (Essential)10% - CIRCULATION – Checks in returned materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location; runs DSS holds lists and routes materials to their hold locations; prints and processes overdue noti ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021
Performs professional duties including programming for children and families; answering reference, readers’ advisory and general questions; planning and implementing outreach activities; participating in collection management; and additional functions in specialty area of responsibility. Requires some evening and weekend hours. Reports to Division Manager.The salary range for this position is $20.20- $29.23 per hour with a hiring range of $20.20 - $24.71, depending on qualifications and experience.Position will close to applicants on: 9/3/21 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Implement, promote and evaluate storytimes, programming and outreach events within the community virtually and in-personPrepare, organize and deliver literacy and enrichment programs and services with colla ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021

Library Director

Billerica Public Library

Billerica, MA

The Town of Billerica seeks qualified applicants for the position of Library Director.Internally, the Library Director manages the daily operations of the library and library facility, supervises and mentors a staff of over 20, plans and coordinates short-term and long-term goals, oversees the library’s $1.6 million dollar budget, collaborates with the Board of Library Trustees to set library policy, and serves as liaison between the library and town management.Externally, the Library Director engages with and represents the library in the community, coordinates with the library’s two fundraising groups (Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library and Billerica Public Library Foundation), and advocates for the library with key stakeholders and decision makers.Schedule: 37.5 hours Mo ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2021

PART TIME CHILDREN’S LIBRARIAN

Lincoln Public Library

Lincoln, RI

PART TIME CHILDREN’S LIBRARIANThe Lincoln Public Library is seeking a librarian who enjoys working with children to provide exceptional customer service in a part-time capacity in our very active library. Duties include implementing programs for children and babies, assisting and instructing children in the use of library services and resources, providing reference assistance, reader advisory, shelving material, and assisting with collection development.Approximately 15 hours per week. Schedule as of September includes Monday and Tuesday mornings, Wednesday evening, and an occasional Saturday 9-5, Library closed Saturdays during July and August. An ALA-accredited M.L.S. preferred, but candidates working toward their M.L.S. with previous experience working in a public library will be cons ... Read More
Posted Aug 23, 2021

Branch Library Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Mason Square Branch Library is one of the busiest in our beautiful city! Help set the vision for the branch and play an important role in carrying it out. The branch is a lovely midcentury building with a large Community Room for programming and performances. Outside you'll find our community gardens, more programming space, and a freshly painted mural, part of Fresh Paint Springfield's mural festival. The branch is truly the hub of the neighborhoods that surround it. See inside here.The Supervisor at our Mason Square Branch Library is responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library.This includes staff supervision, public interaction, programming, facility management, and administrative duties.Work is performed with latitude in the exercise of in ... Read More
Posted Aug 21, 2021