Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Vendor Relations Manager - Connecticut Library Consortium

Vendor Relations Manager - Connecticut Library Consortium, Middletown, CT. Are you ready to put your library services passion and skills to use for the betterment of library users across Connecticut? Do you have expert negotiation skills and in-depth knowledge of all types of libraries and the products and services they use? Do you have an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (preferred) and at least 3 years’ experience working in or for libraries? If so, the Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC) - a non-profit, statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries - would like to hear from you. As CLC’s Vendor Relations Manager, you will be the person on whom library staff across Connecticut will rely for savings on their library-related purchases, from books to e-resources to furnishings. You’ll utilize the power of over 800 library members to negotiate deep discounts on library products and services. You’ll evaluate potential products for their ability to meet member needs, negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers, and manage CLC’s publicly-bid contracts. You’ll serve as CLC’s primary liaison with vendors, and you’ll help libraries maximize use of their products by developing and delivering product training and marketing materials. You'll stay on top of product trends by attending library conferences and trade shows and meeting with a wide variety of library vendors. Full time. To apply, send resume with cover letter to: by February 10, 2017. For further details, visit

Office Administrator - Connecticut Library Consortium

Office Administrator - Connecticut Library Consortium, Middletown, CT. Are you a can-do, dynamic and creative team player with a keen sense of curiosity and a love for learning? Are you looking for an opportunity where you are part of the bigger picture and your skills in organizing, project management, and customer service are highly valued? Do you have solid experience with office computer systems, non-profit financial management, and human resources? If so, the Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC) - a non-profit, statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries - would like to hear from you. As CLC’s Office Administrator, you will report to the Executive Director (ED) and will manage the general operations of the Consortium, including office and facilities, payroll, benefits, and financials. You will provide our members with excellent customer service, and will assist members and clients while other staff are out of the office. Your event planning skills and creativity will be vital as you help with the organization and logistics of CLC’s meetings and functions. You will be the “go-to” subject matter expert for finances, taxes, retirement programs, benefits and personnel issues. You will assist with special projects and programs, and will provide administrative support for the ED, including tracking, monitoring and reporting on organizational projects and information. Full time. To apply, send resume with cover letter to: by February 10, 2017. For further details, visit

Part-time Library Clerk - Oxford Public Library

Part-time Library Clerk - Oxford Public Library is hiring for a Part Time, non-Union Library Circulation Clerk position of approximately 16 hours a week. Limited benefits. Qualifications Required: Minimum education of High school graduate - some college/degree preferred. Has the ability to follow written and oral instructions. Is able to learn Dewey Decimal system, automated circulation system, and library circulation policies and procedures, is able to create a courteous and pleasant first impression of library, is able to establish good patron rapport, is flexible to deal with multiple tasks and patrons simultaneously, and has basic typing/computer skills. Performs all circulation desk duties, performs all opening/closing procedures in work and public areas, answers phone and routes calls as necessary, performs basic reference work or refers it to librarian in charge, assists with Interlibrary Loan, delivers/picks up mail, assists with processing materials, shelves materials and reads shelves for order. Assists with programming prep, setup and cleanup. Performs any duties designated by librarians in assigned work area. Salary is $10.50 per hour. Please submit a resume and 3 references to Dawn Higginson at or fax to 203-888-2666 by Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 4pm. EOE/ADA employer.

Reference/Instruction Librarian – Norwalk Community College

Reference/Instruction LibrarianNorwalk Community College. REPOSTED. Jan. 17, 2017 - June 30, 2017. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science and one (1) year experience as a professional academic librarian required. Additional experience in leading or supervising others preferred. Reference experience should include knowledge-based electronic resources (databases, e-books, Internet) and print resources; solid reference skills; good communication and interpersonal skills; and the ability to establish professional and respectful relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and public. Teaching experience in library instruction and information literacy is preferred. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, the Reference/Instruction Librarian performs a full range of professional responsibilities including reference services, library instruction, creating and updating LibGuides, teaching students and faculty in the use of library resources and research methodology, and other responsibilities as assigned. Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 12:45pm are required for a total of 17 hours per week. Salary $34.59/hour. If you are currently employed in a Connecticut State Agency and plan to continue working at this Agency, please include that information in your cover letter. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references by Feb. 1, 2017 to: Linda P. Lerman, Director of Library Services, Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854;