Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Digital Services Librarian - New Canaan Library

Digital Services Librarian - New Canaan Library. Due to the creation of a new position, the New Canaan Library is seeking an energetic, tech-savvy Digital Services Librarian to join our dynamic, innovative team. Under the direction of the DS manager, the Digital Services Librarian assists with the overall planning and implementation of technology and works closely with other library departments. The position requires strong communication and information technology skills as well as the ability to gather, interpret, and prepare a broad array of statistical data and library metrics. Knowledge of web design, social media, and emerging library technologies is essential. This is a full-time position with benefits, requiring some evenings and weekends. If you are a team player and enjoy working with technology in a vibrant, cutting edge environment, please email your resume and cover letter to Jeff Zaino, Heard of Digital Services at jzaino@newcanaanlibrary.org. This position will remain open until filled. For a complete job description, please click here.

Part Time Librarian - New Haven Free Public Library

Part Time Librarian - New Haven Free Public Library. Salary: 19.14 per hour. Posted Until: December 2, 2014. Nature of Work: This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children's, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancies include supporting youth services as Young Minds Librarian and in Reference Department. Minimum Requirements: A Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases. Learn how to apply at http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/humanresources/cityjobpostings.asp.

Children’s Library Assistant - Wilton Library

Children’s Library Assistant - Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist with collections, perform service desk duties, create and assist with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs, and promote materials and programs using social media. Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Publisher and social media are required, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work well with other team members in a creative and vibrant environment. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in reading children’s literature. Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in education highly desirable. Library knowledge and/or experience in working with children ages birth–12 is required. Science background or demonstrated aptitude for STEM programs is required. Artistic and/or creative skills are a plus. Schedule: Part-time, hourly position. The schedule is Mondays 9-5, Tuesdays 9-5, and Thursdays 12-8, plus the third Saturday of each month. Candidates must be flexible and able to fill in for other staff as necessary. Email resume, cover letter and WLA application to employment@wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Substitutes Needed - Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill

Substitutes Needed - Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill, has openings for Substitute Reference Librarians and Library Assistants. Excellent customer service ethic and strong technology skills required. Public library experience, prior work with children/teens and/or proven track record with programming would be pluses. Master’s Degree required for Reference positions. Must be available for weekend hours. Daytime and evening substitute shifts also available. Possibility of up to 1 shift a week available in future. CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled or December 12, 2014. Please mail or email application, cover letter, resume and availability of days/hours to Jessica Dumas, Town Manager's Office, 761 Old Main Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, jdumas@rockyhillct.go. AA/EOE/ADA. Applications available at http://www.rockyhillct.gov/DeptPages/employment.htm.