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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PATHWAYS COORDINATOR (FT 35HRS/WK)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PATHWAYS COORDINATOR(FT 35HRS/WK)The Professional Learning Pathways Coordinator at Providence Public Library develops and delivers educational opportunities for library and adult education staff within Rhode Island and nationally.This position oversees multiple professional learning grants; current grants include the statewide delivery system for professional development for adult education practitioners (funded by the Rhode Island Department of Education) and a National Leadership grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This position is responsible for supervising Pathways staff, collaborating on the design of the grant work plans, overseeing the work plan implementation, tracking budget expenditures, and serving as a thought partner for deve ...

Library Assistant

Town of Johnston, Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library

Johnston, RI

Part-Time (up to 19 hrs. per week)The staff of the Mohr Library offer excellent customer service to help people make the best use of the public library system. Library Assistants put books away and help to keep the library in good order. They direct patrons to specific places and items in the library and refer them to other personnel as appropriate. Library assistants may be stationed at service desks and may help patrons to borrow materials and use various library services. They learn to use the library’s computer and manual systems to support day-to-day operations.Duties may involve the following.Have or acquire a working knowledge of routine operations of the library’s automated system for checking out materials to patrons, processing returns, maintaining patron records, searching f ...

Library Director

Town of Swansea

Swansea

LIBRARY DIRECTORTOWN OF SWANSEAThe Town of Swansea seeks applications for Library Director, a highly visible leadership role serving as the official representative of the Swansea Free Public Library. Enthusiasm, organization, and strong customer service skills are paramount. Applicants must possess and maintain a Professional Certification of Librarianship as well as a Masters’ Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited school. Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including management and direct supervision of others, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Email resumes, cover lette ...

Technology Associate, Part-Time

Memorial and Library Association

Westerly

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks an innovative, public service oriented individual to assist in the implementation of public technology services for all ages. The part-time Technology Associate will help staff the public computer lab, assist in the oversight of the Makerspace, and aid in developing related programs and instruction. The ideal candidate will have the ability to answer directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives; assist library patrons in using the Library's maker resources and equipment, and possess an ability to teach basic computer skills to people of all ages and abilities. ...

Technology and Innovation Coordinator

Memorial & Library Association

Westerly

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks an innovative, public service oriented individual to coordinate and implement public technology services for all ages. The full-time Technology and Innovation Coordinator will be responsible for managing the public computer lab and Makerspace, as well as developing related programs and instruction. The ideal candidate will have the ability to: answer directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives; assist library patrons in using the Library's maker resources and equipment, for example: 3D printer, laser cutter/engraver, Audio/Video conversion equipment, as well as low-tech tools, plan and conduct maker programming, maintain liaison activities with relevant organizations, keep cur ...

Library Director

Rogers Free Library

Bristol, Rhode Island

TITLE: Library Director, Rogers Free LibraryREPORTS TO: Rogers Free Library Board of TrusteesDATE: April 26, 2023Rogers Free Library in Bristol, Rhode Island is seeking experienced, innovative, and attentive candidates for the position of Library Director.GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:This is a professional, administrative position responsible for a broad range of public library functions. The work involves the responsibility for the provision of library services to patrons and community organizations. Duties include policy recommendations, departmental planning, and direction and administration of library activities. The work requires that the employee have thorough knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field.Direction is received from the Rogers Free Library Boa ...

Digital Initiatives Librarian

New Hampshire Law Library

Concord, NH

The New Hampshire Law Library is hiring! This is a full-time, highly professional position in the Supreme Court Law Library responsible for supporting the Law Library’s mission to inform and educate through the curated digitization of Law Library and Judicial Branch resources, and by participating in their promotion through displays, instruction, and outreach to students, the general public, and members of the legal community. This position will manage the Law Library and Judicial Branch archives in digital and physical formats and facilitate access to and ensure long-term preservation of special collections. This position will also provide reference and information services and participate in collection development and management. ...

Youth Services Librarian (Part-Time)

Pascoag Public Library

57 Church St., Pascoag, RI

Youth Services LibrarianThe Youth Services Librarian is responsible for all aspects of library services for children, their caregivers, tweens and teens. Must be comfortable with all ages, newborn to 18. Must be friendly and approachable with a solid commitment to patron services and meeting the needs of the community. Must adopt a teamwork mindset as we will be working as a team.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Plans, organizes, and publicizes children and teen programs, including but not limited to story times, reading challenges, special events, school & community outreach. The Summer Reading Program is the most involved program of the year. Several options are offered, not all of which we will use. (There is a separate software for SRP stats via OLIS. Stats are part of the A ...

HEAD OF INFORMATION SERVICES

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

HEAD OF INFORMATION SERVICES(FT-35 HRS/WK)Are you excited about library services, developing teams and helping people? Join our team at Providence Public Library and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, including: thirteen paid holidays, twenty-two paid vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefit options and a matching 403(b) plan.We are seeking a dynamic, empathetic and energetic information professional to lead our Information Services team. This position oversees all aspects of the Information Services department, including hiring, staff development, management of the general collections budget and selection activity. The Head of Information Services will also have a proven record of providing outstanding and innovative programs and service ...

Kids’ Room Associate, Part-time

Memorial and Library Association

Westerly

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a collaborative, detail-oriented, highly enthusiastic, and public service oriented individual to work in their busy Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will possess an ability to work with children of all ages and their families.Duties:Duties include assisting with Kids’ Room programs, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include developing online and in person programs, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed.Hours and Pay:19 hours per week. $16 per hour. Four days per week. Will be required to work some nights and Saturdays. The curr ...

Interim Library Director

Rogers Free Library

Bristol, Rhode Island

The Rogers Free Library in Bristol, Rhode Island, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Interim Library Director. The duties for this position include policy recommendations, departmental planning, and direction and administration of library activities. Required qualifications, compensation and an appointment description can be found here: https://rogersfreelibrary.org/employment-opportunities/. ...

Part-Time Young Adult Library Assistant

Newport Public Library

Newport, RI

Title: Young Adult Library Assistant (24 Hours)The Newport Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and forward-thinking individual for the position of Part-Time Young Adult Library Assistant. This position is 24 hours per week including evening and rotating Saturday hours. Occasional Sunday hours are required as needed.Duties:Reference Services· Provides Readers’ Advisory and reference services to all patrons, as required.· Provides instruction to groups and individuals, both formally and informally, regarding the use of library materials and services, including use of electronic resources and the public access catalog.· Provides technical assistance to patrons using electronic resources in the library including printing, monitoring PCs, troubleshooting, database use, mobile printin ...

Executive Director

Otis Library

Norwich, CT

Description of DutiesThe Executive Director works under the direction of the governing Board of Directors of Otis Library and is responsible for all aspects of library operations and functions. The Executive Director advocates for the library at the local level, meets the requirements of the Board, complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and meets the needs of the community and staff. The candidate should have in-depth knowledge of current issues impacting library services, a strong vision to guide the staff and Board members, and communication skills to tell the Library’s story to the community and stakeholders.About the Position:Board Relations: The Executive Director shall administer and execute policies adopted by the board; prepare regular monthly reports and apprise the ...

INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (FULL TIME 35 HOURS PER WEEK)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

This position reports to the Head of Information Services 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 the reorganized unit of Technology & Information Services, including borrower services, interlibrary loan, collection development, reference, instruction and outreach. In April 2020, the Library will have completed a major transformation of most of its public service spaces, including a new technology-rich information commons, the Workshop (an open learning and collaborative space) and a merged public services desk. The incumbe ...

Assistant Library Director/Outreach Librarian

Turner Free Library

Randolph

Description:The Assistant Library Director/Outreach Librarian provides professional library and managerial services in a diverse community to patrons of all ages, but especially adults and older adults. This position plans and leads adult and senior programming, develops and sustains relationships with community organizations, helps to manage the library’s technology and digital services, and assumes management responsibility for overall library operations and personnel in the absence of the Library Director. The Turner Free Library is in the process of acquiring a brand new, state-of-the-art bookmobile/STREAM (science, reading, technology, engineering, arts, and math) lab, which the Assistant Library Director will oversee. The Assistant Library Director works with a high degree of indep ...

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Redwood Library & Athenaeum

Newport, RI

JOB SUMMARYThe Circulation Assistant staffs the circulation desk during operating hours (Tues-Sat 10-4 & Sun 1-5) under the direction of the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian. The position is part time, for a maximum of 26 hours per week. Duties include welcoming members and visitors, providing front-line patron assistance, circulating materials to members and other authorized borrowers, assisting in shelving of books and periodicals, and answering incoming calls and directing complex patron queries to appropriate staff for resolution. The Circulation Assistant will also assist other library staff with projects related to the operation of the library as assigned, such as checking in new periodicals, deaccessioning weeded materials, printing new labels, assessing collections e ...

Teen Librarian

Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library

Harrisville, RI

The Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic Teen Librarian. This position involves planning, implementing and supervising all teen library services in a vibrant and busy public library. We are looking for someone to connect with teens, and provide a safe and welcoming place environment. The teen librarian also assists with reference services as needed. This position reports to the Assistant Director. This is a full time position (35 hours per week) with some nights and weekends required.Minimum Qualifications:Masters of Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.Prior library experience preferably in teen services.Ability to work independently.Exemplary customer service skills. Comfortable working with the public in bus ...

Scholarly Communications, Data, and Affordable Learning Librarian

University of Massachusetts, Boston

Healey Library, Boston, MA

Reporting to the Head of Reference, Outreach, & Instruction in Healey Library, and working closely with other units across the Library (including Collections, Archives & Special Collections, Library Systems & Discovery Services, Technical Services) and across the University as needed (e.g. IT, the Open Educational Resources [OERs] Working Group, instructional and learning designers, etc.), the Scholarly Communications, Data, & Affordable Learning Librarian will have a strong commitment to user-centered service delivery and to student and faculty success. The successful candidate will promote awareness, adoption, creation, and support for Open Education and Affordable Learning Initiatives, and for Open Access publishing inquiries. The successful candidate will also oversee t ...

Youth Services Librarian L-1

Community Libraries of Providence

Washington Park

Youth Services LibrarianL-1, Washington Park LibraryCommunity Libraries of ProvidenceSalary: $43,485 annual salary (L1)Hours: Full-time 37.50 hours per week.Posted: April 17, 2023Deadline:External applications accepted until the positions are filled.CLPVD is looking to hire aYouth Services LibrarianL-1 to work at our Washington Park Library. This unique library is housed in a former fire station and is located on Broad Street, just a few blocks from the Broad Street side entrance to beautiful Roger Williams Park. The library provides libraryservicesto patrons of all ages, particularly children and families.The ideal candidate will enjoy working with young patrons of all ages and will provide exceptional library service toyouth,their families, and educators at schools and community-based pa ...

RIHS Reference Librarian

Rhode Island Historical Society

Providence

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented Reference Librarian at the Mary E. Robinson Research Center (RRC) in Providence, Rhode Island to provide reference and research services to facilitate the use of its paper-based and multimedia collections, and bibliographic instruction to students, educators, and other user groups.“Collections” at the RRC refers to all material and digital holdings of lasting historical, cultural, or artistic value collected by the RIHS to document the history of the state and its people. Over 100,000 books and pamphlets dating from the 16th century to the present, as well as the largest surviving collection of newspapers produced in Rhode Island (much of it on microfilm). Over 1,200 manuscript and archive collections ...

Library Assistant

BiblioTemps (Dover Town Library)

Dover, MA

BiblioTemps® is an employment service of theMassachusetts Library System that provides experienced library workers for temporary placements in public, academic, and special libraries throughout Massachusetts.Title: Library AssistantLocation: Dover Town Library (Dover, MA)Start date: As soon as possibleEnd date: May 31, 2023Schedule: Monday and Thursday 4-8pm, Tuesday and Friday 10am-6pm, Alt. Saturday 10am-4pmPay Rate: $17.50 per hourCORI: RequiredDescription:Responsible for performing a wide range of circulation duties in person, over the telephone, or via email. Duties include:Checks materials in and out.Provides library cards.Advises patrons of monies owed to the library and collects fines for overdue or lost library materials.Places holds and notifies patrons when requested book ...

Library Circulation Assistant

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

Narragansett, RI

Library technicians offer expert customer service to library patrons of all ages. A majority of the tasks for this position are performed at the circulation desk working with the public. The position can be physically challenging as it may require lifting, walking and standing for extended periods of time. The work performed is subject to review through observation, reports and the results achieved.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Utilize computers to perform various duties including checking items in and out; register new borrowers; issue library cards and update borrowers' records.Assist with clerical and technology related tasks such as answering phones, printing, copying, faxing, scanning documents and assisting with basic computer help as needed.Assist in interpreting and applying library rules, poli ...

Associate Director

Portland Public Library

Portland, ME

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director will be a critical leader for library staff and will help deepen relationships with our nonprofit and municipal partners; lead and supervise the Adult Services Director, Youth Services Director, Access Services Director, Annex and Bookmobile Manager, and the Branch Managers; and serve as the de facto manager of the Downtown location.The Associate Director will be deeply involved in complex decision making, working integrally with PPL's senior leadership, internal and external library colleagues, and designated trustee committees. The Associate Director will actively represent PPL in statewide collaborative conversations and pursuits. The position serves as an advocate for services and operations, provides support to the board of t ...

Librarian I- Teen Services

City of Keene

Keene, NH

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic professional with excellent public service skills and experience in libraries and working with teenagers to join our team as a Librarian I- Teen Services! The Keene Public Library is a cherished community resource for the City and one of New Hampshire’s foremost public libraries. The Library has an active and supportive Board of Trustees and community, as well as dedicated staff and volunteers, who all contribute to a stimulating and positive work environment!Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:• Provides library services to young adults and their caregivers, including reference, reader’s advisory, programming, outreach activities, and collection development.• Works with staff to monitor and evaluate services to all y ...

Branch Manager

Springfield City Library

public library system

Join our team! At Springfield (MA) City Library, we are Welcoming, Trusted, Connected, and Innovative. Apply for our Library Branch Manager position and come help us achieve this vision. You’ll lead the teams of two popular branches in adjacent neighborhoods. Learn more here, and apply by Sunday, April 16 at 11:59 pm Eastern time.The Forest Park Branch Library is one of the busiest in our beautiful city. The branch is a historic Carnegie library building with a Community Room for programming and performances. Outside you'll find a Reading Garden, our neighborhood partner the Forest Park Middle School, and, at the end of the block, the entrance to a 700+ acre gem of a public park. Branch staff work closely with local schools, agencies welcoming new Americans, and other community groups. S ...

Library Technician II (Public Service)

Lincoln Public Library

Lincoln, RI

Circulation AssistantLibrary Technician II (Public Service)Duties and Responsibilities- Welcomes patrons, checks in/out material, collects overdue fines, shelves and retrieves books, answers phone, handles the routing of library materials to and from other libraries, issues library cards and assists patrons.Basic computer skills including searching and use of the computer catalog. The ability to communicate effectively with the public and colleagues. Must be team-oriented, able to multi-task, be flexible and motivated. Previous employment in the public services department of a public library a plus.35 hour a week position, includes some evenings and every other weekend. May require lifting, walking and standing for extended periods of time. Includes benefits, $16.88 an hour, after 180 day ...

INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (FULL TIME 35 HOURS PER WEEK)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

This position reports to the Head of Information Services 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 the reorganized unit of Technology & Information Services, including borrower services, interlibrary loan, collection development, reference, instruction and outreach. In April 2020, the Library will have completed a major transformation of most of its public service spaces, including a new technology-rich information commons, the Workshop (an open learning and collaborative space) and a merged public services desk. The incumbe ...

Director

Abbott Library / Town of Sunapee

Sunapee, NH

The Abbott Library located in Sunapee NH, a small New England town that enjoys proximity to Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee, is seeking an innovative, energetic, experienced and future-ready library professional to provide leadership to its vibrant community library.The Director will oversee a staff of seven employees (4.5 FTE.) This staff includes a full-time Assistant Director, Technology and Outreach Librarian, and Youth Services Librarian. In addition, the library enjoys the support of more than 1300 hours of volunteer service each year. The Director is also responsible for administration, management, (including fiscal oversight) and advocacy for the library.The ideal candidate is a strategic problem solver who is flexible, positive, creative, patient, decisive, and technologically adro ...

Teen and Emerging Technology Librarian

Kingston Public Library

Kingston, MA

Essential Functions:Teen Services: Manages and supervises the library services to teens in Grades 6 through 12 and their families at the Kingston Public Library.Supervises and leads the Youth Advisory Council, including planning and executing programs, promoting programs using social media, educating peers about library services, and selecting materials for the teen collection.Researches, develops, writes, manages and administers grant–funded programs for services to teens as appropriate and available.Plans, organizes, directs and implements programs and activities for teens and families from Grade 6 through 12 at the library; plans and conducts programs to stimulate the use of the library; including reading clubs, book fairs, holiday events, book readings at schools, and other related ...

Head of Youth Services

Kingston Public Library

Kingston, MA

Essential Functions:Manages and supervises the children’s department at the Kingston Public Library.Writes and manages grants relating to children’s services.Plans, organizes, directs and implements programs and activities for children at the library; plans and conducts programs to stimulate the use of the library; including reading clubs, book fairs, holiday events, book readings at schools, and other related programs for children and parents; plans and develops related public relations materials.Provides reference and children’s services; provides reader advisory services for children, parents, teachers, and community and regional organizations; develops and maintains materials and collection for children.Initiates, develops, and responds to specific requests for services for pre-s ...