Young Adult Librarian

Memorial and Library Association of Westerly

44 Broad St, Westerly, RI

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a creative, energetic, ambitious, and dedicated full-time Young Adult Librarian to plan, direct, and implement all of the Library’s young adult services. The Young Adult Librarian will also conduct outreach to build a strong understanding of the breadth and scope of teen offering. Working with other departments, this position will help create new and exciting teen programs and partnerships as well as develop community-wide collaborations and outreach efforts while promoting community awareness of teen services. The YA Librarian is also responsible for preparing, monitoring, and administering the young adult budget as well as all collection development, programs, and services as they relate to teens, parents, and teachers of the community. ... Read More
Posted Apr 9, 2021

Part Time Circulation Assistant

Lincoln Public Library

Lincoln, RI

Part Time Library Technician -Circulation – assists patrons, check in/out library material, registers patrons for library cards, collects overdue fines, answer phone, shelves books, and prepares items for contactless pickup. Previous employment in the public services department of a public library a plus. Computer experience and the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with fellow employees and the public is required. $11.78 an hour. Includes evenings 4-8 pm and every other Fridays/Saturdays 9-5. To apply, please fill out an application at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, send resume or request application by emailing admin@lincolnlibrary.com with PT circ in subject line. Application period closes April 15, 2021or when filled. ... Read More
Posted Mar 23, 2021

Library Aide

City of East Providence

East Providence

Performs work of a para-professional nature in the main library or branches, including public service, circulation and other in-house procedures. Assists the public at the libraries’ service desks by checking-out and returning library materials, collecting fines, issuing library cards, and registering patrons for museum passes. Provides a high level of customer service by greeting patrons, answering phones, responding to questions, and by helping the public find items in the library collections. Uses a computer to enter and retrieve data, search files, track service data, and other similar tasks when necessary. Assists with inventory, shelving materials, and reading shelves. Hours of work include two (2) evenings per week and alternate Saturdays.DESIRABLE ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSS ... Read More
Posted Mar 11, 2021

Youth Services Librarian - L1

Providence Community Library

Mount Pleasant Library

Youth Services Librarian Position L1 - Mount Pleasant LibraryProvidence Community LibrarySalary:$21.21- 26.94 per hourHours:Full-time 37 ½ hrs. per week w/BenefitsPosted:March 4, 2021Deadline:Applications accepted until the position is filled.Duties:Providence Community Library is searching for a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library. The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.Responsibilities include but are not limited to: selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants t ... Read More
Posted Mar 4, 2021

Reference Librarian - Part time

City of East Providence

East Providence, RI

Reference Librarian Part Time-19 hours per week$20.00 per hour-no benefitsThe City of East Providence is seeking a Reference Librarian. Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Reference Librarian is primarily responsible for providing information services to the public throughout the East Providence Library System.The Reference Librarian performs various duties in assisting patrons in the use of library resources, including but not limited to; public access computers, databases, and eZone. The Reference Librarian also answers reference and reader’s advisory questions in person, electronically, and over the telephone. The position also assists patrons with the Library’s office-related functions (printing, copying, faxing, and scanning). ... Read More
Posted Feb 23, 2021

Library Director - Exeter Public Library

Town of Exeter

Exeter, RI

The Exeter Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, and community-focused individual to serve as Library Director.The Exeter Public Library is located at 773 Ten Rod Rd, Exeter, Rhode Island; Exeter is a rural town located in Washington County, RI with a population of 6,581, whose citizens rely on the library for educational, cultural, and community activities and services.The library offers a variety of dynamic and engaging programs for adults, children, and families such as story times, book discussion groups, family bingo, hiking club, as examples. Housed in a modern 8400 square foot building, the Library is surrounded by two open fields, including the Chelsea Park playground which was specifically designed and dedicated to accommodating children with special n ... Read More
Posted Feb 19, 2021

PT Reference Librarian

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode

Coventry Public Library is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian whois eager to workwith the publicand provide excellent customer service.Primary tasks include providing referenceto patrons in-person, via telephone, and email; assisting and instructing patrons on the computer; keeping up with current library trends and services; and performing additional library-related duties as required.Other duties include managingthe Library’sinterlibrary loans;planning and arranging displays; andparticipating in collection development and maintenance.A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library schoolis required, degree-in-progress considered. Must have a knowledge of principles and practices of professional library work; knowledge of current trends in reference services and ... Read More
Posted Feb 16, 2021

Temporary Part Time Collections Registrar

Portsmouth (RI) Historical Society

The work will be performed on site at the Portsmouth Historical Society located at 870 East Main Rd in Portsmouth, RI (www.portsmouthhistorical.org) or remotely when feasible.

The Portsmouth (RI) Historical Society (PHS) seeks a temporary, part time Registrar to join our team of history enthusiasts. The Registrar will primarily be responsible for assessing the status of the holdings and sites of the PHS and developing a system of cataloguing the current holdings and locations, using current records and PastPerfect software for documenting current holdings and managing future accessions. The Registrar’s responsibilities will include: reviewing current accession records; reviewing current locations and sites; configuring PastPerfect Web Edition for maintaining records and cataloguing acquisitions, locations and sites; drafting procedures for existing and new accession management for use by PHS volunteers The Registrar will work up to 20 hours/week, for ... Read More
Posted Jan 26, 2021

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 (non-COVID-19) work schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday, 12:30pm to 8:30pm. 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. ... Read More
Posted Jan 22, 2021

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 (non-COVID-19) work schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday, 12:30pm to 8:30pm. 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. ... Read More
Posted Jan 7, 2021

Youth Services Librarian

Jamestown Philomenian Library

Library

Youth Services LibrarianFull-Time (40 hours per week) vacancy for an energetic, team-oriented Youth Services Librarian with a strong public service commitment.The Jamestown Philomenian Library (JPL) is looking for an individual to run a busy Youth Services department on the island town of Jamestown, RI. JPL serves roughly 5,500 full and part-time residents (the population increases in the summer months).This position will be responsible for working with the public and other library staff members to provide a wide range of services to children, tweens, teens, and caregivers.This position reports to the Library Director.Primary Duties· Plan, implement, and promote weekly story times and programs· Choose materials for and lead monthly book clubs for different age groups (currently Grades 1- ... Read More
Posted Dec 29, 2020
This position reports to the Head of Collection Management and Digital Services and is accountable for ordering materials for the library, assisting with accounting for library expenditures, and processing library materials. Additionally, this position is responsible for assisting with digitization and scholarly communication projects and will assist patrons at the circulation desk as needed.This is a 12 month, 35 hour a week position, Sunday through Thursday schedule.The anticipated start date for this position is in February 2021.Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:• Providing basic patron assistance in the absence of librarians through face to face and digital methods, library systems and electronic and print information resources.• Effectively wo ... Read More
Posted Dec 2, 2020

Library Assistant I in Collections Management

Barrington Public Library

Town of Barrington

Available week of February 1, 2021 (includes paid, transitional training from outgoing assistant the week of January 25)Full-time Library Assistant I in Collections Management - acts as assistant to the department head in the performance of operations connected with the acquisition, cataloging and processing of library materials for patron use.**Although Collections Management may seem to be a "behind the scenes" department, because it is focused on the importance of providing access to materials, it is considered very much committed to the ideal of stellar public service.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES (these are representative and may not be all inclusive; may involve other related duties as assigned):- Acts as department head in the absence of the Collections Management Librarian, including ... Read More
Posted Nov 30, 2020