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Library Director

Westport Free Public Library

Westport, MA

Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates day-to-day aspects of municipal library services to ensure the highest quality of service to the Westport community, population 16,339. Prepares annual budget, develops and implements grants with Library Trustees, and completes MBLC annual reports for State Aid and certification. Evaluates operations and activities of the library, plans for future needs, develops library collections and services and adopts and implements new services. Advocates for the library speaking before community, civic, and other groups about library services. Develops staff job descriptions, recommends and administers personnel policies involving hiring, evaluating, promoting, and terminating staff. Supervises the care and maintenance of the library building and grounds, inc ...

Research and Faculty Services Librarian

Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI

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The Roger Williams University Law Library seeks a dynamic Research and Faculty Services Librarian to join the law library in July 2024. If you are passionate about supporting legal scholarship and excel at providing research, instructional, and reference services to a diverse community, join an experienced library team in supporting the educational and social justice mission of Rhode Island's law school, a national public service leader.Reporting to the Associate Law Librarian for Research and Administration, you'll play a pivotal role in fostering a supportive environment for faculty and students alike.Key Responsibilities:In addition to delivering comprehensive reference, research, and instructional services, the Research and Faculty Services Librarian will lead the design and implementa ...

Reference Librarian

North Scituate Public Library

North Scituate, RI

Job SummaryUnder supervision of the Director, the Reference Librarian has responsibility for the management of reference and adult library services, adult programs, volunteer coordination, website and social media management, and other responsibilities as detailed below.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Provide reference and instructional services in individual and group settings· Collection development of the reference and circulating collection· Maintain current awareness & use of emerging technologies with ability to teach patrons and staff to use new technologies· Assist patrons and staff with technology-related questions and requests· Promote library collections, technology and services through presentations, programs and displays· Plan, publicize and implement adult pr ...

Reference Librarian, Children's Department

Town of Needham

Needham Free Public Library

The Town of Needham is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the part-time position of Children’s Reference Librarian at the Needham Free Public Library.It is an exciting time to join the Needham Free Public Library team! Our new Strategic Plan for FY2023-2027 positions the library to continue to meet the community’s needs for years to come. In addition, our recent Library Space Utilization Study reimagines the library’s interior space in four phases to enhance the work we do for our patrons and the community. Along with diverse collections, plentiful programming, and great services, the Needham Free Public Library is on track to be the go-to place for new and current library workers.Hours: 6-15 hours per week, depending on weekend rotationCON # 24044Duties and ResponsibilitiesP ...

Readers' Services Librarian

Westwood Public Library

Westwood, MA

Responsibilities and Duties:Oversees collection development for adult fiction and non-fiction books and media (print and digital), including collection development for the Bookmobile.Coordinates Library-wide Readers’ Advisory efforts.Plans, promotes and executes programs, events, and services centered on books, reading and authors to include planning engaging Summer Reading programs for adults and coordinating the Library’s ReadNext service.Participates in the Library’s Communication and Marketing team and contributes to the development of social media content and marketing materials.Manages the Library’s engagement calendar and contributes to the management of Springshare products, including the Library website.Designs Library exhibits and displays. Develops compelling stories to ...

Library Director

Westport Free Public Library

Westport, MA

Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates day-to-day aspects of municipal library services to ensure the highest quality of service to the Westport community, population 16,339. Prepares annual budget, develops and implements grants with Library Trustees, and completes MBLC annual reports for State Aid and certification. Evaluates operations and activities of the library, plans for future needs, develops library collections and services and adopts and implements new services. Advocates for the library speaking before community, civic, and other groups about library services. Develops staff job descriptions, recommends and administers personnel policies involving hiring, evaluating, promoting, and terminating staff. Supervises the care and maintenance of the library building and grounds, inc ...

Substitute Library Assistant

Town of Westwood

Westwood, MA

The Westwood Public Library seeks courteous and enthusiastic candidates for the position of Substitute Library Assistant. We are seeking collegial, energetic team players who thrive in an inviting and engaging environment. This position will primarily provide library services at both the Main and Islington Branch Library. Hours may vary from week to week and shifts may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends.Duties include but are not limited to the following: Ensures a positive library experience for all patrons by delivering service in a courteous, confidential, knowledgeable, and effective manner. Performs circulation duties, including registering and processing library cards. Frequently assists with automated returns and self-checkouts of materials; shelves returned ite ...

Library Director

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode

The Coventry Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community focused individual to serve as Library Director. Coventry is a town of approximately 36,000 residents. The library system, which is a municipal department, is composed of a main library that shares a building with the Coventry Town Hall and a branch, the Greene Library, located in the rural, western portion of town. The staff is comprised of seven full-time employees and 24 part-time employees. The Coventry Library is also home to Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, a non-profit adult literacy program that trains tutors to help both ELL and BL students improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills.Working under the general direction of the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager, the Libra ...

Information Services Technician I

University of RI, Robert L. Carothers Library

Kingston, RI

The University of Rhode Island's University Libraries seeks a full-time Information Services Technician I.The regular work schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday, 4:30pm to 12:30am.During the summer & Spring Break & Winter Intersession - that schedule is subject to change.Under the direction of the Robert L. Carothers Library's Head of Access Services, the Information Services Technician I will provide assistance to library users and respond to a wide variety of user needs at the Circulation Desk.The Information Services Technician I, in conjunction with other full-time staff, is also responsible for the training and supervision of student employees.WORK HOURS AND DAYS OFF WILL VARY DURING ACCORDING TO WORKLOAD AND WINTER INTERCESSION, SPRING BREAK, AND THE SUMMER SE ...

Member Services Librarian

RILINK

mostly online

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The Member Services Librarian helps provide technical and user support to librarians in member school libraries. They report to the RILINK Coordinator and work as a team with the Coordinator and other Members Services Librarians to promote RILINK services and resources. ...

Coordinator

RILINK

mostly online

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The Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids (RILINK) is seeking a Coordinator. The RILINK Coordinator is responsible for overall services to the member libraries and librarians and for budgeting, billing, and planning. They represent RILINK in the library and education communities. They supervise and support the RILINK Member Services Librarians. ...

Librarian (PT 18 hrs/wk)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (PT18 hr/wk)Every week: Mon 9-3 and Fri 10-4Alternating: Tues 12-6 with Sat 10-4This position reports to the Senior Information Services Librarian and is responsible for providing responsive and effective circulation and research support across all aspects of Information Services operations. A key role on the library’s information services team, this position is accountable for activities related to both Circulation and Reference operations within Technology & Information Services Department, including borrower services, interlibrary loan, collection development, reference, instruction, and outreach. The incumbent is expected to deliver point-of-need assistance to library customers and visitors, including technology support and troubleshooting in a fast ...