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Library Director

Adams Public Library

Central Falls, RI

The Board of Directors is seeking an energetic, resourceful, and inspiring Executive Director. The Adams Public Library is a vibrant community hub committed to literacy, education, and the cultural enrichment of its users. The Executive Director will have the opportunity to realize our mission and vision. The position reports to the Board of Directors through the President.ResponsibilitiesProvides leadership in all aspects of library operationsOversees daily operations of the librarySupervises, hires, and empowers all library staff and volunteersDevelops library budget with the TreasurerImplements and develops the strategic planManages the physical plantPrepares grant proposalsStrengthens relationships with partner organizationsEvaluates all aspects of library service, plans for future nee ...

Reference & Digital Services Librarian

Bristol Community College

Taunton, MA

Bristol Community College seeks an innovative, collaborative professional librarian for the opening of Reference & Digital Services Librarian. As the lead librarian for Bristol's Taunton Library Learning Commons (LLC), the Reference & Digital Services Librarian oversees library operations at Bristol's Taunton Center, including the supervision of student assistants and one part-time library assistant. In collaboration with other LLC staff, the position oversees access services for the location, delivers information literacy instruction, and assists researchers in the use of print/electronic resources. The position also has primary responsibility for maintaining the LLC's web presence, which provides access to library resources and services for all four LLCs. This is a part-time, non ...

Network Cataloger

Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

North Andover, MA

General SummaryThe Network Cataloger assists the Database Manager in maintaining the database and providing quality customer support to MVLC’s technical services staff. The position performs professional, hands-on cataloging duties, for both print and non-print collections. An awareness of cataloging standards/technology and best practices related to bibliographic control is vital to the position.The Network Cataloger reports directly to the Database Manager for day-to-day tasks, under the overarching supervision of the Assistant Director for Consortium Services, who oversees the Technical Services Team.Duties and Responsibilities• Acquires MARC records from OCLC for editing and uploading into MVLC’s bibliographic database.• Performs original cataloging of print, non-print, and eme ...

Head of Circulation/Information Technology Technician

East Greenwich Free Library

East Greenwich

EAST GREENWICH FREE LIBRARYHEAD OF CIRCULATION/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIANSUMMARYThe Head of Circulation/Information Technology Technician reports to the Library Director. Circulation Clerks report to the Head of Circulation. Duties include performing all circulation functions, and training, scheduling and supervising Circulation staff. This position also provides a reliable, accurate responsive, efficient, safe and secure information systems platform for library service delivery. He/she responds to staff calls for help, troubleshoots and solves hardware and software problems, monitors overall system performance and implements improvements. A high school diploma, computer skills, and a great patron service attitude are required; library experience and familiarity with Windows 11, per ...

Rhode Island State Librarian

Rhode Island Department of State


The State Librarian is responsible for managing the operations of the State Library, including two full-time librarians, in a way that enables the Department of State (Department) to achieve its mission, which is to serve Rhode Islanders by promoting transparent government, supporting businesses, and strengthening our democracy through a commitment to civic engagement, secure elections, and empowering voters.The State Librarian is a hard-working individual who is dedicated to facilitating access to government information in a prompt and professional manner. The State Librarian has a passion for excellence and innovation, a desire to implement emerging technologies, and enthusiasm for collaboration and fostering strong relationships with the Department’s partners and constituents.The succ ...

Chief Collections Strategist

Boston University

Boston, MA

Job DescriptionThe Boston University Libraries seek a Chief Collections Strategist to guide the development of the library’s principal research and teaching collections. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Chief Collections Strategist provides leadership for the collection development strategies of individual subject specialists and liaisons across the libraries, including and especially in areas of interdisciplinary overlap and emerging needs. This position chairs the library’s Collections Committee and works closely with library colleagues and other stakeholders in the acquisitions and access workflows to articulate and execute a comprehensive collection development strategy in service of the research and teaching needs across academic disciplines at Boston University. The Chi ...

Catalog Librarian

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT

Catalog LibrarianDescriptionProvides original and complex copy cataloging and metadata services for library materials to ensure discoverability and robust access to the items in the library's collections. Directs necessary database maintenance, resolves difficult cataloging problems, provides statistics, and performs related catalog-management activities to help ensure the library's records and those supplied by other vendors meet local and national standards.  Provides training and guidance to library staff members who work in the online catalog.This is a full time, benefits eligible, salaried position with a hiring range of $60,954-$76,207 per year.Core Responsibilities:• Performs original and complex copy-cataloging of all formats of library materials according to national and local ...

On-Call Library Assistant

Tiverton Public Library

Tiverton, RI

Tiverton Public Library is looking for several candidates to join the on-call pool. The position pays $16.00/hour with hours offered on an as-needed basis.A high school diploma and a great patron services attitude are required. Familiarity with general library practices and Koha/Aspen is preferred.Duties include: perform all circulation functions, assist library patrons with all library services including technology services, and other duties as required. This is a front-facing public service position.Please send resume and cover letter to Catherine Damiani, Library Director No phone calls, please. ...

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 ...