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Librarian I - Reference Librarian

Warwick Public Library

Central

Warwick Public Library is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian who is eager to work with the public providing excellent customer service. Primary tasks assigned to this position include providing reference and readers advisory service to patrons in-person, via telephone, chat service, and email; assisting and instructing patrons on the computer; participating in collection development and maintenance; keeping up with current library trends and services; and performing additional library related duties as required.Other points of interest include opportunities in program development; planning and arranging displays; and contributing to the Library's social media pages. ... Read More
Posted Sep 25, 2020

PART TIME CHILDREN’S LIBRARIAN

Lincoln Public Library

Lincoln, RI

PART TIME CHILDREN’S LIBRARIANThe Lincoln Public Library is seeking an energetic 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 16 hours per week, including every other Friday and 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 considered.Please forward resume and references to Lincoln P ... Read More
Posted Sep 24, 2020

Director

Little Compton Free Public Library

Little Compton, RI

The Little Compton Board of Trustees seeks an energetic, community-focused individual to serve as Library Director. Little Compton, Rhode Island is a rural, seaside town with a year-round population of 3,506 people. The Little Compton Free Public Library has been an important focal point in the community since its inception in 1879.The Library Director works under the direction of the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager. The Director's responsibilities include planning, organizing, supervising staff and volunteers, and coordinating all aspects of the Library's operations. The Director develops, manages and oversees the annual library budget. The Director must be competent with Excel and QuickBooks. The Director must be a team leader and team member, have excellent leadership and public- ... Read More
Posted Sep 23, 2020

Part-Time Reference Assistant

Greenville Public Library

Greenville, RI

Part-Time Reference Assistant: The Greenville Public Library is seeking a part-time reference assistant. Responsibilities include providing reference and reader's advisory service, providing assistance to patrons using the public computers, and assistingpatronsin accessing digital resources.Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Previous library experience or MLS/MLIS courses a plus. Minimum of 2 years experience working with the public. Schedule flexibility preferred, willing to work both evenings and weekends. Alternating Saturdays a must. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be willing to work on a team as well as independently. Experience with social media and marketing a plus. ... Read More
Posted Sep 18, 2020

Circulation Associate, Part-Time

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park

44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a personable, public service oriented individual to work in their busy Circulation Department. Duties include checking materials in and out, issuing new library cards, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, computer assistance, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include supervising volunteers, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order, and possess mid-level computer skills. ... Read More
Posted Sep 17, 2020

Education and Instruction Librarian

McKillop Library, Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with education and other departmental faculty and students to embed information literacy into the curriculum, applying knowledge of critical concepts, principles, and practices of their fields as identified in appropriate professional association standards. Tailor research and information literacy outcomes to skills essential for students to apply scholarly and professional research to their teaching practice.  Plan, deliver, and assess course-integrated instruction sessions in collaboration with faculty. Develop creative teaching plans, materials, and assignments based on best practices, including active learning or problem-based learning activities, for teaching information literacy and research skills. Undertake the investigation ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Research and Instruction Librarian

McKillop Library, Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Provide research services at the library's information desk and assist users in face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning environments. Develop creative teaching plans, materials, and assignments based on best practices, including active learning or problem-based learning activities, for teaching information literacy and research skills. Maintain knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles in instructional design and information literacy, including but not limited to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.  Provide research instruction in assigned discipline areas as well as first year experience courses.  Update and add to the library's knowledgebase, LibAnswers. Create LibGuides, tutorials, and instructional videos. Coverage of ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Research and Instruction Librarian

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Professional and service-oriented librarian providing research assistance and information literacy instruction to library users and staffing support of other public service areas of the library as needed. Work Schedule: Flexible, including evenings, 20 hours per week. ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Education and Instruction Librarian

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Salve Regina University’s McKillop Library seeks a self-motivated and forward-thinking professional to serve as Education and Instruction Librarian. The Education and Instruction Librarian serves as the subject liaison for the education department as well as other departments. The Education and Instruction Librarian supports the research, teaching, and learning of faculty and students in these departments, works to embed information literacy into the curriculum, and collaborates with faculty to design and assess instructional initiatives. ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Library Aide

Wheeler School

Providence, RI

The Prescott Library at The Wheeler School in Providence, RI, provides a safe and nurturing environment for students, faculty, and staff and works to ensure that students from grades N-12 develop essential skills needed to navigate the rapidly evolving information landscape of the 21st century.Job Summary and Duties: Library AideThe Library Aide provides clerical, administrative and tech support including, managing the circulation desk, assisting with the public access catalog, processing new books, working with the Follett Destiny report feature, ordering materials, and supplies, and any work deemed necessary to support the library program (s), in the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Libraries. This position will provide support in classrooms for Lower School Library Classes during remote/ ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Director

Little Compton Free Public Library

Little Compton, RI

The Little Compton Board of Trustees seeks an energetic, community-focused individual to serve as Library Director. Little Compton, Rhode Island is a rural, seaside town with a year-round population of 3,506 people. The Little Compton Free Public Library has been an important focal point in the community since its inception in 1879.The Library Director works under the direction of the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager. The Director's responsibilities include planning, organizing, supervising staff and volunteers, and coordinating all aspects of the Library's operations. The Director develops, manages and oversees the annual library budget. The Director must be competent with Excel and QuickBooks. The Director must be a team leader and team member, have excellent leadership and public- ... Read More
Posted Sep 23, 2020

Education and Instruction Librarian

McKillop Library, Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with education and other departmental faculty and students to embed information literacy into the curriculum, applying knowledge of critical concepts, principles, and practices of their fields as identified in appropriate professional association standards. Tailor research and information literacy outcomes to skills essential for students to apply scholarly and professional research to their teaching practice.  Plan, deliver, and assess course-integrated instruction sessions in collaboration with faculty. Develop creative teaching plans, materials, and assignments based on best practices, including active learning or problem-based learning activities, for teaching information literacy and research skills. Undertake the investigation ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Research and Instruction Librarian

McKillop Library, Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Provide research services at the library's information desk and assist users in face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning environments. Develop creative teaching plans, materials, and assignments based on best practices, including active learning or problem-based learning activities, for teaching information literacy and research skills. Maintain knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and pedagogical principles in instructional design and information literacy, including but not limited to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.  Provide research instruction in assigned discipline areas as well as first year experience courses.  Update and add to the library's knowledgebase, LibAnswers. Create LibGuides, tutorials, and instructional videos. Coverage of ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Research and Instruction Librarian

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Professional and service-oriented librarian providing research assistance and information literacy instruction to library users and staffing support of other public service areas of the library as needed. Work Schedule: Flexible, including evenings, 20 hours per week. ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Education and Instruction Librarian

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Salve Regina University’s McKillop Library seeks a self-motivated and forward-thinking professional to serve as Education and Instruction Librarian. The Education and Instruction Librarian serves as the subject liaison for the education department as well as other departments. The Education and Instruction Librarian supports the research, teaching, and learning of faculty and students in these departments, works to embed information literacy into the curriculum, and collaborates with faculty to design and assess instructional initiatives. ... Read More
Posted Sep 16, 2020

Asssistant Library Director and Technology Librarian

Middleborough Public Library

Middleborough, MA

The Middleborough Public Library is seeking a full-time Assistant Library Director. The Assistant Library Director should be collaborative, self-starting, innovative, and passionate about public libraries. We are not looking for the perfect candidate, but the right candidate. If you are motivated to learn, ask why when others simply coalesce and understand how you say something matters, we would like to talk with you.The Middleborough Public Library has just installed a new wireless network and a server to manage our public reservation and printing systems. All of our staff and public computers have been or are in the process of being upgraded to Windows 10 and Office 2019. The Middleborough Public Library is committed to investing in technology to ensure our citizens have access to the te ... Read More
Posted Sep 9, 2020

Lower School Librarian - 1YR Commitment

Wheeler School

Providence

The Lower School Librarian works with students, grades 3-5, and teachers in order to develop and promote skills and interest in literacy, research, and media. The Lower School Librarian is responsible for working collaboratively to develop a library program that supports the curriculum; provides instructional leadership for the teaching of information literacy skills; develops and maintains a library collection rich in both print and non-print materials; and manages the Lower School Library as a flexible, multi-task learning environment.Responsibilities:• Teach Lower School Library Classes (Grades 3-5)• Support and nurture the love of reading across genres• Create a joyful, vibrant and welcoming learning space that celebrates learning, reading, authentic inquiry, and collaboration• ... Read More
Posted Aug 26, 2020

Assistant Director

Lincoln Public Library

Lincoln, RI

Town of Lincoln seeks an Assistant Director. This position is responsible for administrative and professional library work, as well as technology within the town library facility.The successful candidate will assist the Director and staff in providing the best possible library service to patrons, will have a high technical aptitude and an understanding of the role technology plays in public libraries, and in the absence of the Library Director, assumes responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the town library. Work includes the supervision of all library employees, the implementation of operating procedures in accordance with professional standards of library administration, and carrying out the policies of the Board of Trustees.Works under the policy guidance and directives of ... Read More
Posted Aug 25, 2020

Cataloging and Interlibrary Loan Librarian

Johnson & Wales University

Providence, Rhode Island

SummaryManages integrated library systems operations associated with the effective metadata representation, discovery and sharing of library and archival collectionsEssential Job FunctionsCatalogs and classifies print and online information resources; analyzes and interprets resource data and applies appropriate bibliographic metadata standards and formatsEvaluates system functionality, including assessment of departmental outcomes, system usage, and user satisfaction data; recommends and establishes system options and settings universitywide to optimize the representation, discovery and sharing of library collections and information resourcesDevelops and implements policies and procedures, and oversees mediated lending of library collections and information resourcesManages requests from ... Read More
Posted Aug 10, 2020

State Librarian

Connecticut State Library

Hartford, CT

Celebrate 166 years of service and take the Connecticut State Library into its future as its next State Librarian honoring the mission to “preserve and make accessible Connecticut’s history and heritage and to advance the development of library services statewide.” The twelve-member CT State Library Board is inviting applications for the State Librarian position. With an annual $11 million budget (which includes $2 million in LSTA funding) and 87 staff, the State Librarian leads a forward looking, multi-faceted information agency. Key opportunities include: transitioning the State Library in the rapidly changing world of COVID-19; articulating to policymakers the role that libraries can play and how libraries can advance other public policy agendas; enhancing the State Library’s te ... Read More
Posted Jul 27, 2020

Director of Library and Learning Commons

Bristol Community College

Fall River, MA

The Director of Library & Learning Commons will work with the Associate Dean to provide leadership and direction for the Bristol Library and Learning Commons. Specifically, the Director will assist in the overall administration and day-to-day operation of the Bristol Library and Learning Commons in the Attleboro, New Bedford, and Taunton locations. ... Read More
Posted Jun 23, 2020