Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Access Services Librarian -

Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) Trinity College, a nationally recognized liberal arts college, seeks an energetic, forward thinking Access Services Librarian to join our team of committed information specialists.  This position reports to the Director of Library Technical Services within a recently merged Library and Information Technology Services Department.  The Access Services Librarian is key in representing Information Services to our community, demonstrating high customer service standards, and encouraging collaborative partnerships within the organization and beyond.The Access Services Librarian actively manages circulation activities, resource sharing, and a print collection of over 750,000 volumes.  Responsibilities include training student staff, setting policy, and guiding daily operations of a busy library unit.  The Access Services Librarian proactively identifies the infrastructure and technological needs of the unit, collaborating with systems staff to reach solutions. In managing the unit, the successful candidate will create a supportive environment for unit staff that fosters growth and the development of skills. Minimum Qualifications:  an ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science, three or more years of experience in positions of responsibility for staff and operations, excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong commitment to customer service, demonstrated project management experience, experience working with integrated library systems For the full job description and application process, please visit https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1067 .

Library Assistant Position -

James Blackstone Memorial Library Fridays for six hours.  $12.83 an hour. Possibility of other hours, including nights and weekends. Assist library patrons at the Circulation desk, answer telephone and assist with processing of library materials.  Performs a variety of clerical and manual work in circulating and processing library materials.  Provides reader’s advisory and computer assistance to library patrons.  May be asked to assist with library programs for all ages.  Candidate must possess excellent customer service and computer skills.  Must be courteous and attentive to details.  Ideal candidate is an avid reader with a sense of humor.   Experience with Sierra system a plus. APPLICATION FORMS AND POSTION DESCRIPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT:  www.branford-ct.gov HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, BRANFORD TOWN HALL, SECOND FLOOR, 1019 MAIN STREET, PO BOX 150, BRANFORD, CT 06405 (203)315-0629

Library Media Specialist

Brookfield, CT Public Schools  Community:  Brookfield, CT is located in Northern Fairfield County. Named one of the Best Small Towns by Money Magazine in 2013, Brookfield is a vibrant community, established in 1778, with a population of approximately 16,500 residents. The two largest lakes in Connecticut, Candlewood Lake and Lake Lillinonah border the Town. Our residents enjoy outstanding recreational facilities, a vibrant commercial district and an excellent school district.  There are four schools in the public school system serving 2700 students, Center Elementary (Pre-K – 1), Huckleberry Hill Elementary (2nd – 4th), Whisconier Middle (5th – 8th) and Brookfield High (9th – 12th). Huckleberry Hill Elementary School is looking for an Excellent, Library Media Specialist Full-Time Position - includes working in a collaborative and technology rich environment. Strong emphasis on Teaching Business and Technology skills at the Elementary Level Beginning Date - August 24, 2016 (2016-2017 School Year) Qualified Candidates must have a valid CT Certification, Endorsement 062, School Library Media Specialist Required To be considered for this position, candidates must complete the online application and upload the following documents on our website www.brookfield.k12.ct.us Resume/cover letter/copy of your CT Teaching certificate/undergraduate and graduate transcripts/at least two recent signed letters of reference.  Brookfield Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teen Services Librarian

New Canaan Library Due to an internal promotion, New Canaan Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, full time (35 hours/week) Teen Services Librarian to join our team. The successful candidate will have a passion for youth services; have excellent interpersonal and communications skills; be a fluent user of digital technologies; be excited to create innovative programs and workshops for tweens and teens; and have a broad knowledge of young adult and middle grade literature.  The role includes some evening and weekend hours.  An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution is required.  Full job description is available at newcanaanlibrary.org/articles/teen-services-librarian.  If you are excited about developing excellent services, building strong relationships with young people and families, and creating great partnerships with other community organizations to grow our services to teens, please send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Capitani, Manager of Services to Families, Children, and Teens, at ccapitani@newcanaanlibrary.org by June 13, 2016.