Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Reference and Technical Services Librarian - Windsor Public Library

Reference and Technical Services Librarian - Windsor Public Library has an excellent opportunity for a full-time ALA accredited MLS librarian with experience in public library operations. The successful candidate will perform a variety of complex and routine technical and administrative tasks necessary in the operation of the library system. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, select and oversee cataloging of the general collection of items contained in the library; assist patrons in person, by phone and via email in the selection and use of library materials; provide professional advice on library issues to senior staff; assure assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; organize and conduct special programs and activities for adult and teen patrons; prepare a variety of reports; perform community outreach, produce newsletters and press releases; and recruit, hire, discipline, train, motivate and evaluate staff. Candidates should have considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs, including current cataloging principles and cataloging trends, good ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, supervisory background, strong inter-personal, organizational and attention to detail skills, comfort with technology and social media, creativity, and a solid understanding of library theory. Evening and weekend shifts are required. Starting salary range is $58,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience, including an excellent benefits package. To apply, please complete an online application at and submit a cover letter and resume. Deadline for submission of application materials is Friday, October 5, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.