DIRECTOR, LYME PUBLIC LIBRARY

Town of Lyme

MAIN LIBRARY

DIRECTORTown of LymeLyme, ConnecticutThe Town of Lyme, a picturesque shoreline community of 2,300 residents that is known for its well-run town government, highly rated school system, and strong spirit of volunteerism, is seeking a dynamic director for its public library who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about library service in the twenty-first century. The library’s mission statement is “to serve the town of Lyme as a community center for lifelong education, cultural and recreational activities, and evolving information needs.” The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a strong public service orientation who will direct all operations of a modern and an award-winning library and lead the library in expanding its role in the commu ... Read More
Posted Mar 27, 2021

Teen Services Librarian

Hartford Public Library

Hartford, CT

The Teen Services Librarian provides library service and programming for and with young adults (13 – 19) and those who work with young adults in collaboration with the Teen Services Coordinator, Youth and Family Service Librarians, and the YOUmedia Manager. This position is responsible for decision making of the library-based services and tasks, including collection development, and will guide youth as they explore digital media and library resources. The Teen Librarian will develop and implement an intake process that determines academic and enrichment needs for youth aging out of Youth Services and entering YOUmedia. The Teen Services Librarian will also prepare teens aging out of YOUmedia for the first-year college experience and recommend potential career pathways. The Teen Librarian ... Read More
Posted Mar 19, 2021

Technical Services Librarian

The Loomis Chaffee School

Windsor, CT

The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for a collaborative, dynamic, progressive, and tech-savvy librarian. One of three professional librarians, the librarian will assume the primary responsibility of managing technical services and the library’s integrated library system. The Technical Services Librarian will also have major involvement in the many public service aspects of the library, including instruction, reference, collection development, and community outreach initiatives. This position includes some evening and weekend hours.Department—Katharine Brush LibrarySupervisor—Director of the LibraryJob Status— Administrative faculty (10 month academic year employee)Start Date—August 2021 (Beginning of academic year)Duties a ... Read More
Posted Mar 19, 2021

Library Director

Town of Berlin

234 Kensington Rd, Berlin, CT

The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Berlin, CT is seeking an innovative and energetic Director who will propel the Library forward in a world that continues to change.Community: The town of Berlin (population 22,000) is known to be at the geographic center of Connecticut with easy access to New York and Boston by highway and rail. With a lovely historic district and 2000 acres of open space with parks and hiking trails, it combines small town charm with modern amenities.Function: In addition to being responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development, management, supervision of staff (25), the director is expected to have demonstrably strong general leadership skills and a collaborative, approachable personal style that will develop effective working relationships ... Read More
Posted Mar 8, 2021

Library Assistant – Part Time

Stonington Free Library

Stonington Borough

The Stonington Free Library 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. This is a part time position 12.5-16 hours per week. Work schedule is Monday 9:30-6, Wednesday 9:30-2 and two Saturdays per month 9:30 to 1:00. Hourly rate is $14.00. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days.Successful candidate must be a team player with strong technology skills, positive attitude, enjoys working with the public, self-motivated, reliable, flexible and able to multi-task. High school diploma and technology skills required. Prior library experience, college degree and familiarity with library technology are a plus.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Send cover letter, resu ... Read More
Posted Feb 12, 2021

Library Director

New Milford Public Library

New Milford, CT

LIBRARY DIRECTOR-NEW MILFORD, CTThe Board of Trustees of the New Milford Public Library seeks its next Director—a leader who will enjoy and embrace the newly renovated Library (opening 2022), create and implement a new strategic plan, and work closely and collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, the Staff, the Town of New Milford, and elected officials. The successful candidate will continue to grow and expand new services and programs for its 26,000+ residents in a world that continues to change. Working collaboratively with a nine Board-member of Trustees, a committed staff (15.5FTE), and a $1 million annual operating budget, the Library’s key opportunities include promoting library services throughout the New Milford community; creating a vision tied to strategic initiatives; and ... Read More
Posted Jan 27, 2021

Youth & Family Services Librarian

Hartford Public Library

Branch

The Youth and Family Services Librarian is responsible for a variety of library services for youth from birth through age 19 and their families, including:Helps plan and implement strategies for delivery of youth services throughout the library systemOrders and promotes children's and teen materials (print and media) for the library systemParticipates in delivery, promotion, and evaluation of youth programsCreates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through our Boundless partnership with Hartford City SchoolsWorks with and provides outreach to youth-serving city agencies, schools, and organizations; and assists in writing and implementing grantsThis position also assists with routine library duties such as checking materials in an ... Read More
Posted Jan 25, 2021

Director of Development

Mystic & Noank Library

Mystic, CT

Director of Development Mystic Noank LibraryThe Mystic & Noank Library seeks a self-directed, creative, responsible, and positive team member with a commitment to ensure the financial well-being of our beloved and highly regarded Mystic & Noank Library.This is a full-time (40 hours per week) fundraising position with high visibility in the Mystic community. Flexibility is necessary, as workflow and schedule often fluctuates. This position reports directly to the Executive Director, with oversight from, and monthly reporting to, the Board of Trustees. This position supervises the part-time Marketing/PR position.This individual will plan, organize, and direct all fundraising activities including, but not limited to the following: donor relationships, new donor cultivation, grant appl ... Read More
Posted Dec 4, 2020

Library Assistant – Part Time

Stonington Free Library

Stonington, CT

The Stonington Free Library 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. This is a part time Saturday rotation position 7 hours per month. Work schedule is two Saturdays per month 9:30 to 1:00 with the potential of Saturday hours increasing to 9:30-3:00 in the near future. Hourly rate is $14.00. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:• Delivery of excellent customer service to all ages• Assist patrons in person, by email and over the phone• Provide curbside pickup• Introduce patrons to all library services, collections and technology• Provide reference services and reader’s advisory • Issue library cards • ... Read More
Posted Nov 18, 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

Library Director

Darien Library

Darien, CT

Community | Innovation | Respect | Discovery | Integrity | Excellence | LeadershipThe Board of Trustees of the renowned Darien Library seeks its next Director—a  visionary leader ready to reimagine the Library’s role consistent with its culture of excellence in service to its patrons and the Darien community in a world that continues to change. The successful candidate values: the expertise of a knowledgeable staff of 28 full-time and 37 part-time library employees; thoughtful innovation; and creative approaches to building upon the Library's history of excellent patron service and commitment to exceeding expectations. The Director can seamlessly transition from being a helping hand at a Library program to managing the complexities of a $3.8 million annual Town budget process. As the ... Read More
Posted May 10, 2020

Adjunct Faculty –Bibliographic Instruction Librarian

Western CT State University

Danbury, CT

Responsibilities:Provides individual, group, and classroom instruction in the use of information resources, both in-person and virtuallyConsults with instructional faculty on the integration of library resources with the learning processAssists in the creation of educational material, including research guides, audiovisual files, digital formats, and other assorted online contentProvides traditional and virtual reference and research assistance to the university communityIn the absence of a full-time librarian, may supervise library clerks and technicians. Performs other duties as assigned by the Public Services LibrarianRequired qualifications:ALA accredited Master’s degreeKnowledge of and experience with teaching strategies and practices, both in-person and virtualPrior professional e ... Read More
Posted Apr 28, 2020

Adjunct Faculty –Marketing and Outreach Librarian

Western CT State University

Danbury, CT

Responsibilities:Develops informational material and social media initiatives which promote library resources, goals, services, and news to a variety of audiencesImplements outreach efforts, exhibits, and eventsAssists in the assessment of library outreach and advocacy programmingProvides traditional and virtual reference and research assistance to the university community; supervises social media intern(s)In the absence of a full-time librarian, may supervise library clerks and techniciansPerforms other duties as assigned by the Student Success Librarian Required qualifications: ALA accredited Master’s degreePrior experience developing and implementing library programs and outreach initiativesProficiency using social media platformsKnowledge of mark-up languages, graphic and website d ... Read More
Posted Apr 28, 2020

Adjunct Faculty –Research Services Librarian

Western CT State University

Danbury, CT

Responsibilities:Provides traditional and virtual reference and research assistance to the university communityInstructs students, faculty, and staff in the general use of library materials and accessing online information resourcesAssists in the creation of research guides and other educational materialIn the absence of a full-time librarian, may supervise library clerks and techniciansPerforms other duties as assigned by the Public Services Librarian. Must be willing to work holidays, evenings, and weekendsRequired qualifications: ALA accredited Master’s degreePrior professional experience with library reference and instruction and integrated library systemsProficiency with library, educational, and instructional technologiesExcellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication ski ... Read More
Posted Apr 28, 2020

Adjunct Faculty –Fulfillment Services Librarian

Western CT State Univesity

Danbury, CT

Responsibilities:Under the direction of the Access Services Librarian, oversees operation of the Haas Library Circulation desk, monitors libraries’ interlibrary loan and resource sharing queues and responds to requests as appropriateProvides LSP training for all Access Services staffImplements and evaluates stacks maintenance processes and procedures, including shelving, shifting, paging, and inventoryProvides traditional and virtual reference and research assistance to the university community as needed. Performs other duties as assigned by the Access Services Librarian, must be willing to work holidays, evenings, and weekendsRequired qualifications:ALA accredited Master’s degreePrior professional experience in an Access Services departmentPrior professional experience using integrat ... Read More
Posted Apr 28, 2020

Technical Services Librarian

The Loomis Chaffee School

Windsor, CT

The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for a collaborative, dynamic, progressive,and tech-savvy librarian. One of three professional librarians, the librarian will assume the primary responsibility of managing technical services and the library’s integrated library system. The Technical Services Librarian will also have major involvement in the many public service aspects of the library, including instruction, reference, collection development, and community outreach initiatives. This position includes some evening and weekend hours. ... Read More
Posted Mar 12, 2020

Web Services Coordinator

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

The University of Connecticut is currently accepting applications for Web Services Coordinator (Computer Programmer/Analyst 1/UCP 6) a full-time staff position in the UConn Library on the Storrs campus. The UConn Library seeks a collaborative and creative individual for the position of Web Services Coordinator. The ideal candidate possesses a strong user-centered focus and broad knowledge of library services and current technologies to keep the site fresh and forward reaching, creating new and innovative ways the UConn Library can create a quality web experience. This position reports to the Head of Digital Infrastructure Services and serves a vital role in a wide range of web services, both back-end and user-facing, representing pieces of the full lifecycle of our web environment. Respons ... Read More
Posted Dec 6, 2019

Archivist for American Diplomacy

Yale University

New Haven, CT

Archivist for American Diplomacy, at Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives, within the Yale University Library, holds a premier assemblage of collections documenting American diplomatic history (1790-Present), including the papers of five former secretaries of state http://guides.library.yale.edu/american ... ry-sources.Reporting to the Head of Arrangement and Description, the Archivist leads the selection, appraisal, and description of related manuscript and archival materials and supports teaching and research in the field of American Diplomacy. This position will be assigned a rank of Librarian 1 to 4 based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://bit.ly/YULRanksPromotions. To read an expanded list ... Read More
Posted Dec 4, 2019

Library Web Services Coordinator

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

The UConn Library seeks a collaborative and creative individual for the position of Web Services Coordinator. The ideal candidate possesses a strong user-centered focus and broad knowledge of library services and current technologies to keep the site fresh and forward reaching, creating new and innovative ways the UConn Library can create a quality web experience.The UConn Library consists of nine different physical locations, including the Health Sciences Library in Farmington, forming the largest public research collection in the state and playing a critical role in the research and teaching mission of the University. The web environment is complex in both variety of user resources and services and in multiple information service platforms, all working seamlessly to serve as the front do ... Read More
Posted Nov 20, 2019

Recording Secretary

Mystic & Noank Library Board of Trustees

Mystic, CT

Position: Recording Secretary - Mystic & Noank Library Board of TrusteesRecord, transcribe and file all documents pertaining to the meetings of the Library Board of Trustees. This includes notifications to Board Members, calling for agenda items, collection of reports, preparation and electronic distribution of packets prior to meeting, as well as final approved minutes and reports to the Library. The Board typically meets 10 times per year on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm and meetings are usually 1-1/2 hours or less. There may be occasional special meetings called with advance notice. In addition, this position will take minutes at Finance Committee meetings every other month typically on the second or third Monday at 5:30. These are usually about 1-1/2 hours or less. The ... Read More
Posted Nov 14, 2019

Director of Special Programs

Windsor Public Library

Windsor, CT

Windsor Public Library has an excellent opportunity for a part-time Director of Special Programs with experience working with children. To become a successful member of our busy Kidspace team, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to serving children and their caregivers through programming. He/she will assist the Head of Children’s Services in the essential functions of our Kidspace Dept. and work closely with the other members of the Kidspace team. The candidate will work to develop and run a variety of Kidspace programs including preschool storytime and specialty programs for children between the ages of 0 and 11 and be able to provide reference assistance and readers advisory to children and adults at our busy Kidspace desk.Additional duties may include writing both in-ho ... Read More
Posted Oct 30, 2019

Adult Services Librarian

Trumball Library System

Trumball, CT

The Trumbull Library System seeks a brilliant librarian filled with passion for people, tenacity for pulling off big projects, and enthusiasm for garnering public participation. If your idea of a good day is coordinating a town-wide literacy event, giving voice to your own experiences and interests by presenting your own program, gushing over your latest favorite read with patrons, and getting people the one-on-one technical assistance they need to succeed, then we encourage you to apply. We need an eager, inventive visionary to join our team to help make the Trumbull Library the best experience for our adult and senior patrons by developing innovative programs and providing stellar customer service.About us: We are a cooperative work environment. Staff are supportive of one another in pur ... Read More
Posted Oct 23, 2019

City Librarian

New Haven Free Public Library

New Haven, CT

Growing Together – One City – One Future. The New Haven Free Public Library Board of Directors seeks an exceptional and dynamic leader to guide this 2019 National IMLS winner to further realize its Mission, Vision and Values and to build on its positive growth and that of the City. Recent visitors to the historic Ives Main Library are delighted by the transformation of an iconic main floor quadrant into a luminous, buzzing hub—Ives Squared—which opened last year as the welcoming front door for entrepreneurs, creatives, non-profit leaders, and community members. The successful candidate will lead the Library as it serves as a powerful catalyst for energizing neighborhoods through strong branch services for both children and adults, relationship-building with the City and many non-pr ... Read More
Posted Sep 30, 2019

Youth Services Librarian, Barbour Library

Hartford Public Library

Hartford Connecticut

The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing a variety of library services for youth from birth through age 19. The Youth Services Librarian works closely with the Teen Services and YOUmedia Director, Youth and Family Services Manager and the Director of Central Services to plan and implement strategies for improving delivery of youth services throughout the library system; orders and promotes children's materials (print and media) for the library system; participates in delivery, promotion, and evaluation of youth programs; creates and conducts tours and bibliographic instruction for children and their caregivers and teachers through our Boundless partnership with Hartford City Schools; works with and provides outreach to youth-serving city agencies, schools, and organization ... Read More
Posted Feb 1, 2019