Monday, February 13, 2012

Reference Librarian - Avon Public Library

Reference Librarian - The Avon Public Library is seeking a friendly, knowledgeable, tech-savvy professional to join our Reference team. This is full time position with a wide range of responsibilities. We are in the final phase of completing our major building renovation. The Reference Department will now include a new Computer Center, a new Local History room showcasing our collection, along with more space and resources for the community. The Ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, a dynamic personality that enjoys interacting with the public, a love of reading, an ease with technology and a commitment to connecting the library to the community. Responsibilities include reference assistance, collection development, readership promotion, technology instruction and troubleshooting, program planning and community outreach. Minimum requirements for the position are a Master’s Degree in Library Science and two years of progressively responsible experience in library work. The salary for the position is $47,910 ($24.5692/hour) with all applicable benefits, based on 37.5 hours a week, including nights and weekends. The Town of Avon’s Application for Employment ( under job opportunities) must be completed and submitted before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Please send completed application to: William F. Vernile, Director of Human Resources, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001;; (860) 409-4366 fax.