Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Part-Time Library Assistant - Wethersfield Library

Part-Time Library Assistant - The Wethersfield Library. Reports to: Public Services Manager. Schedule: Must be flexible to include evenings and weekends. FLSA: Non-Exempt. Status: Part-time (Hourly – up to a maximum of 19 hours per week). Hourly Rate: $16.88. Benefits: Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations. There are no other benefits associated with this hourly position. Union/Non-Union: Non-Union. Closing Date: Thursday December 28, 2017.
     As a part-time Library Assistant you will draw on your experience to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who is customer-focused, detail-oriented, collaborative, and helps ensure the delivery of quality results.
     Examples of duties include: Working at the circulation desk performing all routine circulation functions (e.g. check in/out, collection of fines and fees); providing general information to users regarding the library’s circulation policies, procedures, and services; making appropriate referrals to professional staff; shelving or retrieving of library materials as needed.
     This position requires a high school diploma and demonstrated strong customer service skills. In addition, applicants must have prior computer training and experience. Previous experience working in a library setting preferred. Visit for the complete job description and list of qualifications.
     Cover letter, resume, and completed application may be delivered to the Town of Wethersfield’s Human Resources Department or mailed to: 505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109; or emailed to: Successful candidate must pass an interview and/or written exam, physical, drug testing, and background check prior to employment. EEO.

Librarian II, Young Minds & Family Learning - City of New Haven

Librarian II - (M-6397, Not Tested), Assignment in Young Minds & Family Learning. City of New Haven. SALARY (Range 7): Minimum: $46,906 annualized. HOURS: 37.50 hours per week.
      NATURE OF WORK: This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. The current vacant assignment entails developing and delivering programs for children age 0-18 with an emphasis on early childhood programming, strong knowledge of children's literature and providing a variety of information services for parents and children. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian.
      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff.
      Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.
      This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 3144 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.
      In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period. Please submit cover letter and resume with application. Applications and job description may be picked up at the Department of Human Resources at 200 Orange St., 1ST Floor, Monday through Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M, or are available on the city website, Application instructions are available here. Open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D.