Thursday, July 31, 2014

Circulation Clerk - Bristol Public Library

Circulation Clerk - Bristol Public Library. Summary: Facilitates the use of library resources by performing varied clerical and customer-service oriented tasks. Charges and discharges materials, registers patrons, records statistics, processes holds, performs information searches, and instructs patrons. Keeps current with materials added to the library collection and makes recommendations to patrons. Performs all delinquent material functions. Assists throughout library. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Type/Schedule: Full-time position, working 37.50 hours per week. September through June, work Monday through Thursday, and alternate Fridays and Saturdays; for the months of July and August, work Monday through Friday. Qualifications: Requires Associate’s Degree with one (1) year general library experience OR High School graduate/GED with two (2) years library experience. Requires effective written and oral communication skills, and ability to work independently. Computer skills that include intermediate knowledge of Database, Spreadsheet, and Internet software; basic knowledge of Word Processing and Design software. Salary: $16.36/hourly. Generous benefits. Submit Online Application: www.bristolct.gov. Deadline: Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Managing Librarian, Part Time - Fairfield Nichols Memorial Library, Trumbull

Managing Librarian, Part Time - Fairfield Nichols Memorial Library, Trumbull. Trumbull Library System & Fairchild Nichols Association seeks individual to be responsible for operations of the Fairchild-Nichols Memorial Branch Library including building and staff oversight, collection management and program implementation. Qualified candidate must possess highly effective interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, energetic and interested in new technologies. Excellent computer, organizational and communication skills a must. Minimum Requirements: An MLS from an ALA accredited university and minimum of three years general library experience including a proven record working cooperatively with staff, patrons and other community stakeholders. Up to 25 hours/week spread over four days (Monday-Thursday) including occasional Saturdays. $ 26.00 hour. One year contractual position. Send resume and cover letter including your library experience, hours of availability, and email address to: Susan Horton, Director, Trumbull Library System , 33 Quality Street, Trumbull, CT 06611 or email: shorton@trumbull-ct.gov. Closing date, August 29, 2014

Library Assistant - Manchester Public Library

Library Assistant - Manchester Public Library. Part-time. $11.00 per hour/6-10 hours per week. Evening and Sunday Hours. Closing Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 (Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m.). Summary of Position: A person in this library position typically works in circulation under the direction of the division, section or facility administrator performing all circulation related tasks ranging in complexity from performing clerical tasks to providing reader advisory services and instructing customers in the use of the library and its search tools. This is a high customer contact position answering the telephone, directing calls, providing reader advisory services, directing less senior staff, volunteers and responding to customer concerns and complaints. Sunday hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Requirements: Graduation from high school or equivalent and proficiency in working with office computers and/or terminals and related library circulation applications. Associates Degree and prior library experience is preferred. Ability to use photocopy machine, microfilm and microfiche machines and other commonly available library equipment. Examination Will Consist of: Written Examination (Weight = 100%, Passing Score = 70%) & *Keyboard Assessment (Pass/Fail, Passing Score = 30 w.p.m.). *Only top scorers based on written exam score will be invited to the typing test. Applications and job description are available in the Human Resources Department, 41 Center Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester, CT 06045-0191 or by calling the Recruitment Information Line (860) 647-3170 or visit our website at: http://hr.manchesterct.gov. To apply online, please visit http://hr.manchesterct.gov. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 or must be postmarked by Friday, August 15, 2014. No faxed or e-mail copies of resumes and/or applications will be accepted. The Town of Manchester shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department. The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.

Librarian I - Manchester Public Library

Librarian I - Manchester Public Library. Part-Time - $20.00/hour. Vacancy in Reference. 1 or 2 Evenings per week 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Plus Sundays 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. October to early April. No benefits. Closing Date: Friday, August 15, 2014. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m.). Summary of Position: This professional position is responsible for assisting in the administration and operation of a major section of the library such as reference, circulation and children's and performing
specialized professional work. Responsibilities include administering the entire library in the absence of Librarian II and helping develop, coordinate and implement programs to improve service availability and quality consistent with library policies and management guidelines. Other routine work involves keeping current of new technologies and methods, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of less senior staff, providing for the overall care and maintenance of the collections, communicating with customers, coworkers and other agencies. Sunday hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Job Requirements: Education: A Master of Library Science degree. Experience: One (1) year of library experience and a strong knowledge of automated library systems. Applications and job description are available in the Human Resources Department, 41 Center Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester, CT 06045-0191 or by calling the Recruitment Information Line (860) 647-3170 or visit our website at: http://hr.manchesterct.gov. To apply online, please visit http://hr.manchesterct.gov. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 or must be postmarked by Friday, August 15, 2014. No faxed or e-mail copies of resumes and/or applications will be accepted. The Town of Manchester shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department. The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.