Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Library Media Specialist, .75 FTE, K-2 - Miller-Driscoll School, Wilton

Library Media Specialist, .75 FTE, K-2 - Miller-Driscoll School, Wilton. Teaching/Library/Media. Library Media certification required. Closing Date: Until filled. Application Procedure: Apply online:

Assistant Librarian - Westbrook Public Library

Assistant Librarian - Westbrook Public Library seeks an innovative, dynamic full-time assistant librarian. We are a small community library that values friendly personal service and outreach. Candidates should: have a Masters in Library Science or Information Science; have at least a year of library experience; be proficient in emerging technology, and be able to instruct and support others in its use; illustrate a genuine interest in developing our young adult program and working with the school; work as a collaborative team member of our staff. The starting wage for this 35 hour-weekly position is $26.50/hour with benefits. It begins January 1, 2015. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Selection Committee, Westbrook Public Library, 61 Goodspeed Drive, Westbrook, CT 06498, or Application Deadline is October 15, 2014.

Library Media Specialist, K-6 - Hamden Public Schools

Library Media Specialist, K-6 - Hamden Public Schools. Teaching/Library/Media. Library Media certification required. Closing Date: Until filled. Application Procedure: Apply online:

Temporary Social Sciences Reference Librarian - Olin Library, Wesleyan University, Middletown

Temporary Social Sciences Reference Librarian - Olin Library, Wesleyan University, Middletown. Typical Duties: This position will be responsible for serving as a general temporary reference librarian, with a focus on the social sciences, in Olin Library, until 6/30/2015. In addition to general reference duties, this librarian will serve as subject specialist for the Economics Department and the Psychology Department, selecting materials and working directly with students and faculty. Responsibilities include: Serve as a general reference librarian at the Olin Reference Desk, including one evening per week; Work one Sunday a month during the fall and spring semesters; Teach information literacy classes in the social sciences as requested, including those associated with the First Year Seminar initiative; Create and update online general research guides for Economics and Psychology; Create and maintain course-specific online finding aids for Economics and Psychology; Under the direction of the reference & instruction librarian, create new online guides as requested; Work with the Quantitative Analysis Center in providing library instruction support; Meet with students individually by appointment for personal research sessions; Consult with departmental liaisons in determining collection development decisions of both print and online material; Work collaboratively with the government documents librarian and reference & instruction librarian in achieving departmental and library goals; Keep abreast of trends in the reference and research services in undergraduate institutions; Short- and long-term projects as assigned; Participate in library initiatives as appropriate. Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or equivalent required. Knowledge of library and digital information resources, including online searching, bibliographic search systems (online catalog, discovery tools, online link resolvers). Ability to work independently as well as collegially with a variety of constituencies within an academic institution. Demonstrated library instruction experience with individuals as well as group settings. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively online and in person using a variety of media. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of one year’s experience in public and reference services. Experience at an undergraduate liberal arts institution strongly preferred. Graduate degree in a social science. Demonstrated comfort with statistical data. Collection development experience in an academic setting. Applications: Interested candidates should apply to: Additional Information: Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Wesleyan recognizes the value individual and group differences contribute to the learning environment and to scholarship. Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or age in its programs and activities. Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator: Antonio Farias, Chief Diversity Officer, 860-685-2764. – Affirmative Action Office.

Full-Time Children’s/Teen Librarian - Easton Public Library

Full-Time Children’s/Teen Librarian -  Easton Public Library seeks a highly motivated, creative, enthusiastic team player with strong interpersonal skills, extensive knowledge of children’s and teen literature, strong reference and reader’s advisory skills, and experience creating and executing children’s programs (ages 6 months and up). Internet and automated circulation system experience a must; familiarity with new library technologies desired. Qualifications: MLS or MLS candidate, experience working with children, flexibility, multi-tasking, commitment to customer service. Salary: $43,370 per year (36 hr. work week) plus comprehensive benefits package. Send or Fax cover letter and resume to Lynn Zaffino, Assistant Director, Easton Public Library, P.O. Box 2, Easton, CT 06612; fax (203) 261-0708 or by email to by September 29, 2014.