Monday, August 19, 2019

Long Term Substitute Library Media Specialist - Milford Public Schools

Long Term Substitute Library Media Specialist - Milford Public Schools. Long Term Substitute Library Media Specialist needed to cover a leave of absence beginning early September. This is a split position between Pumpkin Delight Elementary School and The Academy. Current CT certification as School Library Media Specialist (062) required. Salary is $90/day for the first 30 consecutive working days in the assignment and then will increase to $247.50/day from day 31 and lasting through the remainder of this assignment. There are no benefits associated with this position. Interested applicants should apply online through the job posting at www.milforded.org in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.

Library Media Specialist - Bennet Academy (5-6), Manchester Public Schools

Library Media Specialist - Bennet Academy (5-6), Manchester Public Schools. Manchester Public Schools is committed to provide students with optimal educational services. The district services a population of approximately 6,300 students. Students are served by nine elementary schools, one sixth grade academy, one middle school, one high school, a regional academy, an alternative education program, a preschool, a Head Start program, and a robust Adult Education Program. We Believe In: Courage, Creativity, Collaboration, and Excellence for ALL.
     Job Information: The teacher’s responsibility is to effectively motivate, instruct and assess learners in order to raise each student to the highest level of achievement commensurate with the student’s potential. Library Media Specialist Job Description
     Application Process: To apply please visit https://www.applitrack.com/manchester/onlineapp/. Attach a cover letter, resume, three (3) letters of reference, transcript and proof of certification, as required. NO FAXED OR E-MAILED RESUMES AND/OR APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO CALLS PLEASE. Deadline: August 30, 2019
     Selection Procedure: Applications are reviewed by the administrator for the position and select candidates are contacted for interviews. Manchester Public Schools does require a demonstration lesson or performance task as part of the hiring process for all certified staff.

Library-Media Specialist - Hall Memorial Middle School, Willington

Library-Media Specialist - Hall Memorial Middle School, Willington. Hall Memorial Middle School is seeking a 1.0 FTE Library-Media Specialist in grades 5-8 beginning in the
2019-20 school year. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: Expertise in the developmental needs of students in grades 5-8. Expertise in delivering engaging and relevant technology/library instruction to students. Knowledge of quality literature for young people. The ability to foster positive rapport with students, staff, and families through effective communication. Experience with restorative practices and logical consequences. Knowledge of current best practices in library-media programs. Ability to facilitate high-quality school news broadcasts. Ability to successfully organize, manage and inventory the physical resources of a school library. The desire to engage in professional learning. A valid Connecticut Teaching Certificate 062.
     All applications must be submitted by emailing pstevens@willingtonct.org and include: Resume, Letter of interest, CT certificate, Transcripts, 3 current letters of recommendation.
     Hall Memorial School is a 5-8 school in Willington, Connecticut. The school currently has a student population of approximately 200 students. In addition to our wonderful students, there are 45 teachers and staff members all of whom are dedicated to seeing every student reach their full potential. HMS boasts a new innovative
student schedule that allows students to self-direct their learning and teachers to differentiate to meet the needs of each learner. For more information on our amazing school please visit http://www.willingtonpublicschools.org/, https://www.facebook.com/HMSWillington/ or https://twitter.com/WLGTNSchools.

Library Media Specialist, High School - Wallingford Public Schools

Library Media Specialist, High School - Wallingford Public Schools is seeking CT certified candidates for an anticipated Library Media Specialist position at the high school level. Location: Lyman Hall High School. Please complete our on-line application ASAP. EOE

Library Information/Technology Literacy Teacher - Wheeler Elementary School, Plainville Public Schools

Library Information/Technology Literacy Teacher - Wheeler Elementary School, Plainville Public Schools. Job Description: Teaching experience preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team. Must display knowledge of subject area. Must have ability to work with other teachers to promote the integration of technology and digital pedagogy. Must be certified in School Library/Media Science (062) and have extensive experience in technology integration at the elementary level.
     Application Procedure: Submit online application via plainvilleschools.org. Attach cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts and certification. All documents must be attached using the online application system. Deadline: August 22, 2019

Part-Time Librarian for Children’s and Teen Services – Chester Public Library

Part-Time Librarian for Children’s and Teen Services – The Chester Public Library is looking for a dynamic part-time Children’s and Teen Services Librarian. This person will be responsible for planning, publicizing and conducting all programs for children and teens, including weekly story times and a full calendar year of programs, along with reader’s advisory, assist patrons and perform other duties related to the library all within the framework of a part-time position.
     The successful candidate will possess creativity, flexibility, great communication skills, and experience helping children and teens. MLS or credits toward their degree preferred. Must have experience and familiarity with library technology and online resources. Salary: $18.00/hr for an 18 hour work week with no paid benefits. Days include Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
     All interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Romano, Library Director, at librarydirector@chesterct.org. This position will remain open until filled. The Town of Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Shelver - Wilton Library Association

Shelver - Wilton Library Association. Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented individual to begin year-round part-time employment in September 2019. This position is for 3-4 2 or 3 hour daytime shifts per week and 1 Saturday and 1 Sunday afternoon shift (4 hours) every 4 weeks on rotation, averaging 6-12 hours per week. 
     The Shelver position entails a focus on attention to detail. Shelvers return items to the shelves in the adult, teen, and children’s collections. In addition, Shelvers check in and cart the returned items from the afternoon book bin. Candidates must have the ability to alphabetize and arrange items in numerical order according to the Dewey Decimal system. In addition, candidates should possess proficient computer skills (Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Email), a willingness to learn, and the ability to work independently. This position involves bending, lifting, standing for long periods of time, and pushing and pulling fully stocked carts weighing approximately 100-150 pounds, so candidates should have the physical stamina and agility necessary to perform the functions of the job. Prior shelving experience a plus. 
     Applications can be obtained at the library or online. Please email resume and completed application to employment1@wiltonlibrary.org. Position will remain open until filled. Wilton Library Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Circulation Assistant - Wilton Library Association

Circulation Assistant - Wilton Library Association. Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, service-oriented individual to begin year-round part-time employment in September 2019. Hours for this position are Wednesday and Thursday evenings (5:00-8:00), Friday afternoon (3:00-6:00) with two Saturday afternoons (1:00-5:00) per month, averaging 9-13 hours per week.
     The Circulation Assistant position entails a focus on customer service and ability to multitask. Candidates must hold a high school diploma or higher and be able to deal simultaneously with multiple tasks and customers. Prior retail or banking experience ideal. He/She should be able to work effectively in a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal and telephone skills, computer skills (Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Email), a willingness to learn, and a sense of humor. Polaris ILS experience a plus. Calendar software experience preferred. In addition, candidates should have the physical stamina, agility, and attention to detail required to attend to customer needs in a busy environment. 
     The position will remain open until filled. Applications can be obtained at the library or online. Please email resume and completed application to employment1@wiltonlibrary.org. Wilton Library Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Part-time Adult Services Librarian - Ridgefield Library

Part-time Adult Services Librarian - Ridgefield Library. Ridgefield Library in Ridgefield, CT seeks a part-time librarian for its Adult Services Department. Primary responsibilities include reference, readers advisory and technology instruction for adults and teens. Comprehensive technology background, plus strong communication skills and customer service orientation. MLS or enrollment in accredited program required. 19 hours a week; evening and weekend availability a must. Year-round position. Starting pay $27/hour. Click here for full job description. Letter and resume by August 30, 2019 to Leslie Vuilleumier, Executive Assistant, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 or to MLVuill@ridgefieldlibrary.org

Part-time Circulation Clerk - Ridgefield Library

Part-time Circulation Clerk - Ridgefield Library. Ridgefield Library in Ridgefield, CT seeks a friendly, detail-oriented team member for a busy Circulation Desk. Excellent customer service, reliability and proficiency with technology are essential. Library experience a plus. High School Diploma or GED required. This is a 20 hours per week position, primarily evenings and weekends. $12/hour starting with additional pro-rated benefits offered. Click here for complete job description. Please send cover letter and resume by August 30, 2019 to Leslie Vuilleumier, Executive Assistant, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 or to MLVuill@ridgefieldlibrary.org 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Library Specialist for Licensed Resources - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

Library Specialist for Licensed Resources - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University - DiMenna-Nyselius Library at Fairfield University seeks energetic, self-motivated individuals as candidates for the position of Library Specialist for Licensed Resources. This individual will receive and assist in the management of all licensed resources in all formats (i.e. journals/ejournals, e-book subscriptions, database subscriptions).
     Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for maintaining print & microform journal holdings; processing annual print and e-journal renewals; maintaining manual and online records and print resource statistics; supervising student assistants; reporting to the Collection Development Librarian for Licensed Resources and Institutional Repository (IR) Coordinator, assisting with daily activities and special projects as needed.
     Requirements: 2 years previous library or related experience required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail particularly with data entry responsibilities using Microsoft Excel, ExLibris ALMA, and Workday. Prefer library serials and electronic resource experience with a demonstrated knowledge of MARC records and various library systems.
     Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree or LTA certificate preferred or equivalent related experience.
     To apply: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to http://www.fairfield.edu/jobs, click on Employment Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

Part-Time/Substitute Library Youth Services Assistant - Plainville Public Library

Part-Time/Substitute Library Youth Services Assistant - Plainville Public Library seeks a Part-Time/Substitute Library Youth Services Assistant to join our team. In coordination with the Head of Youth Services, the Youth Services Assistant plans, implements, and otherwise contributes to library- and library-related services for children, teens and their families.
     Essential Job Duties and Requirements: Capability to plan, organize and direct a program for children, teens, or their caregivers. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of professional work with children and young adults, as well as an understanding of child, preteen and teenage development. Knowledge of children’s and young adult literature with the aptitude to order and maintain the collection. This requires knowledge of the community being served as well as the existing collections. Commitment to providing a consistently vibrant, comfortable and welcoming space for all children, young adults, and their families. Basic knowledge of contemporary library theory, policies, and practices utilized in public libraries, as well as in the use of automated computer systems and other technologies used to provide library services. Familiarity with circulation procedures. Working knowledge of Sierra ILS, Cassie and Encore is helpful. Working knowledge of information technology, including but not limited to: personal computers, e-readers, smartphones & tablet apps, the Internet, social media, and downloadable and streaming media and platforms. Awareness of current and emerging technology uses as they pertain to children and young adults. Ability to establish and maintain favorable and reliable public relations and marketing efforts.
     Hours: 12 hours per week to start, with added weekly hours anticipated. Weekly day & evening shifts, plus at least one Saturday shift per month, are included.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in library Youth Services work is preferred. Working knowledge of Sierra ILS is favorable. Candidates actively pursuing or possessing a master’s degree in Library Studies (MLS) from an ALA-accredited institution will be given priority.
     Salary: $20.35 per hour, depending upon qualifications and experience. Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations, but there are no other benefits associated with this position. This is not a union-eligible post.
     Closing Date: Monday, August 26, 2019 at 4:45 p.m.
     Employment Application: Applications can be downloaded and printed from this link. Send via email a completed application, cover letter and resume to Shirley Osle, Assistant Town Manager, at Sosle@plainville-ct.gov. No phone calls or visits please. EOE.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Remote Site Support Specialist - Bibliomation, Inc.

Remote Site Support Specialist - Bibliomation, Inc. Part-Time/Temporary (through June, 2020). 18 hours per week. Salary: Hourly, dependent on experience.
     Bibliomation is Connecticut’s largest library technology consortium. Join a very busy member support team responsible for the configuration, installation and maintenance of member library’s network hardware, PCs and software both onsite and remotely. Applicants should have the experience and ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair a variety of equipment. Requirements include knowledge and experience working with networked PC hardware and software. Familiarity with library or library consortium is a major plus. Ability to work well with library staff. Ability to work independently within a team. Excellent communication and customer service skills required. 
     Additional responsibilities listed in full job description online at: www.biblio.org/jobs. Email letter of interest and resume to: jobs@biblio.org. Applications accepted until August 28, 2019. Position may be extended. Bibliomation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Temporary Science Reference & Instruction Librarian - Wesleyan University

Temporary Science Reference & Instruction Librarian - Wesleyan University. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services and based in the Science Library, this position is responsible for providing reference and instruction for students and faculty in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (Division 3).
     RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide initial point of contact for Division 3 faculty and students; Provide reference service to users of the Science Library both in person, via email, and other forms of communication; Provide group and individual instruction.
     This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position that works 20hrs per week.
     Minimum Qualifications: Graduate degree in library/information science, or an advanced degree in a relevant subject or equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience providing instruction in the use of scientific and general library databases; Strong service orientation; Commitment to working in a diverse community; Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based and collegial environment.
     Preferred Qualifications: Subject degree in one of the natural or physical sciences; Experience supporting research needs of undergraduate and graduate students.
     For more information and to apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6974.

Circulation Assistant - East Lyme Public Library

Circulation Assistant - East Lyme Public Library. The East Lyme Public Library seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, public service oriented individual to work part-time in the Circulation Department. The ideal candidate should enjoy working with the public, be detail oriented, and provide excellent customer service. Duties primarily include: checking items in and out, registering patrons, answering the telephone, putting book carts in order, assisting patrons with library resources, and patron registration. Familiarity with III Millenium system helpful, computer experience required, previous library experience helpful. Shifts will vary: including days, nights, and weekend hours. Submit your cover letter and resume to Lisa Timothy, Executive Director, East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357 or ltimothy@ely.lioninc.org by September 3, 2019.

Reference Librarian (P/T) - East Lyme Public Library

Reference Librarian (P/T) - East Lyme Public LibraryThe East Lyme Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, tech savvy, part-time Librarian dedicated to providing excellent customer service. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in reference and research techniques, enjoys responding to the information needs of library customers and is committed to exceptional customer service. Specific responsibilities include providing reference and readers’ advisory service and teaching technology such as eReaders, tablets, smartphones, online databases, etc. in a group and/or one-on-one environment, assisting with publicity-print and social media. Shifts will vary: including days, nights, and weekend hours. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school is preferred for this position. Submit your cover letter and resume to Lisa Timothy, Executive Director, East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357 or ltimothy@ely.lioninc.org by September 3, 2019.

Full-Time Children's and Teen Programming Librarian - Rockville Public Library

Full-Time Children's and Teen Programming Librarian - Rockville Public Library. The Rockville Public Library seeks a dynamic, driven, and creative professional librarian to fill the newly-created, full-time children’s and teen programming librarian position. Serving both our bustling children’s room and teen area, the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in programming development and implementation, community outreach and engagement, and up-to-date knowledge of youth reading trends. For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.applitrack.com/vernonct/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?Category=Rockville+Public+Library&AppliTrackJobId=428&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1. Closing date: 8/31/2019.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Public Service Associate – East Hampton Public Library

Public Service Associate – East Hampton Public Library. The East Hampton Public library seeks a highly motivated Public Service Associate to work primarily in our children’s room. Candidate must be creative, flexible, and able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Approximately 12-19 hours per week including evenings and Saturdays. 
     Duties specific to the Children’s Department include but are not limited to: leading story times, assisting with school visits, aiding with art projects and library d├ęcor, assisting with special events, parties or programs, processing new materials and circulation. Candidate will assist children, teens, parents, and others with library use. Excellent customer service and experience working with children are essential. 
     Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application to: Town of East Hampton, Department of Human Resources, 20 East High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424, or by email to Human Resources at lseymour@easthamptonct.gov by 8/27/19 or until filled. EOE/AA/M-F. https://www.easthamptonct.gov/

Full-Time Temporary Children's Librarian - Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Full-Time Temporary Children's Librarian - Berlin-Peck Memorial Library. The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library in Berlin, CT is seeking an enthusiastic and flexible candidate to fill a temporary full time position in the Children's/Teen Departments. Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s & Teen Services, the candidate will plan, publicize, and conduct programs; provide reader’s advisory; assist patrons and perform other duties as related to children and teens. The candidate must have experience working collaboratively with others along with excellent communication skills and a commitment to serving the needs of young library users, their families, and caregivers. Knowledge of current technologies applicable to libraries is essential. This position is 35 hours per week and includes Saturdays and evenings. Salary is $25 per hour, no benefits. Position duration is a minimum of 6 weeks. 
     Please send a resume, meaningful cover letter and a Town of Berlin application to the Office of the Town Manager, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT. Position is open until filled. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required, M.L.S. preferred; experience working with children in a library setting; familiarity with online research procedures and basic computer applications. Current MLS students are encouraged to apply!

Part-Time Children’s Library Assistant - Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Part-Time Children’s Library Assistant - Berlin-Peck Memorial Library. The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is accepting applications for the position of Children's & Teen Services Assistant. Salary: $17.00 per hour, with no benefits. Hours: 14.5 per week. We're looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our Children's & Teen Services team. Primary responsibilities include providing service at the Children's Reference Desk; programming for children and teens; promoting library use and services to children, teens, and caregivers; and processing of library materials. Excellent communication and technology skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media, are required. Familiarity with Sierra/Encore a plus. The schedule is Mondays from 3-8 PM; Saturdays in rotation; other hours are flexible. When working a Saturday you'll have a day off during the week.
     Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of related experience working with children within a library setting required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. MLS students are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Berlin Job Application to the Office of the Town Manager by 1:00 PM, Friday, September 13.

Marketing/PR Coordinator - Mystic & Noank Library

Marketing/PR Coordinator - Mystic & Noank LibraryAre you a creative, focused self-starter with exceptional communication skills who loves libraries? We are looking for a part-time Marketing/PR Coordinator to promote our Library programs and events and manage our online presence. This is a part-time position, approximately 8-12 hours per week. Send letter, resume and three professional references to: director@mysticnoanklibrary.org by September 6. For more information, including position description and application instructions, please visit https://www.mysticnoanklibrary.org/employment.asp.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Library Specialist, Digital Projects Manager - Connecticut State Library

Library Specialist, Digital Projects Manager - The Connecticut State Library is recruiting for (1) Library Specialist - Digital Projects Manager in the Collection Services Unit. This is a full time position (40 hours per week), Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, located at 231 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, CT. In this position, as Digital Projects Manager, you will plan and manage all phases of digitization activities at the State Library. Please use this link for more information and application. Close Date: 8/21/2019 11:59:00 PM. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Information/Reference Assistant, Adult Services - Waterford Public Library

Information/Reference Assistant, Adult Services - The Waterford Public Library has an immediate opening for a part-time information/reference assistant in the adult services department. This is a paraprofessional position and the successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and one year of library experience or the equivalent combination of related experience and training.
     Duties include providing reference and readers’ advisory services, assisting customers in the use of the online catalog, library databases and library mobile applications as well as at the public access computer center. Assists in creating displays and bibliographies and participating in department programs and special events. Schedule includes weekday morning and/or afternoon hours and full-day Friday/Saturday rotation; 12 -16 hours per week at $22.18/hour.
     To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Roslyn Rubinstein, Library Director, Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 or by email to rrubinstein@waterfordct.org by September 3, 2019.

Children's Collection Development Librarian - Darien Library

Children's Collection Development Librarian - Darien Library (CT) seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join a dedicated Children’s Department as a full-time Children’s Librarian. You will serve as the Children’s Collection Development Librarian, selecting and identifying youth materials in print and non-print formats, developing and managing multiple collection budgets, and promoting new and diverse titles to patrons.
     The highly-motivated candidate will have a passion for public service, knowledge of children’s literature, experience working with youth, a desire to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and will join a tight-knit and very collaborative team in providing extraordinary services to children.
     Please see the full job description here: https://dar.to/31bScPz
     For consideration please send a cover letter and resume to Anna Taylor, Head of Youth Services, at ataylor@darienlibrary.org by Monday, September 2nd.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Dean of the Library - Fairfield University

Dean of the Library - Fairfield University is a Jesuit Catholic Connecticut-based private, Master’s comprehensive University. It is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In 2019, the University was ranked #1 in the Northern Region by U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges. The University serves more than 5,000 students enrolled in five distinct schools with approximately 800 faculty and staff. Built upon the 450-year-old Jesuit traditions of scholarship and service, the University and is distinguished by a rigorous curriculum, close interaction among faculty and students, and a beautiful, 210-acre campus with views of the Long Island Sound. As an integral part of our mission, Fairfield Faculty and students are encouraged to participate in the larger community through service and academic activities.
     The University seeks highly qualified candidates for the role of Dean of the Library. In this role, the Dean must develop innovative strategies to meet the demands and challenges of a University Library for the 21st century. The Dean must be a leader in information literacy and technology and demonstrate a deep understanding of the way technology is transforming academic library as well as the role of the University Library as the apex for research and learning at an evolving Master’s comprehensive university. A familiarity and experience with facilities planning and academic commons oversight are important, as the University is establishing a new commons in the library. We are seeking a change leader, committed to shared governance, with an entrepreneurial spirit aligned with library values.
     The successful Dean will foster a culture of innovation with a focus on student learning and faculty research. Demonstrated experience in management, budgeting and strategic planning are essential. The new Dean must be able to establish and articulate a vision for a library that contributes to University President Mark Nemec’s ambition for Fairfield to be the modern Jesuit Catholic University, and work collaboratively with a variety of constituents across campus to enact that vision.
     For the complete announcement and application instructions, please visit this link.

K-8 Library Media Specialist - North Canaan Elementary School

K-8 Library Media Specialist - North Canaan Elementary School. Job Summary: This .5 FTE position involves supporting students and teachers in achieving the national and state standards represented in local curriculum, including the Connecticut Core Standards; providing a full-service 21st century library/media center that incorporates both books and contemporary technological tools; implementing a focus on literacy across the content areas; demonstrating expertise in utilizing technology to support instruction; responding to the needs of all students at a variety of reading levels through the development of individual learning plans; and demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of knowledge and professional practice. Candidates must be able to support teachers and students with information literacy and technology. A genuine interest, appreciation and love of elementary and middle school students is essential, as well as having the ability to ignite students' interest in reading and love of learning. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to deliver content in a project-based environment is also expected. Experience in inquiry-based instruction preferred.
     Qualifications: CT Library Media Specialist Certification
     Working Conditions: North Canaan Elementary School is an elementary school located in rural Northwest Connecticut and is part of the Region One School District.
     Application Procedure: Apply Online at www.region1schools.org OR www.applitrack.com/region1. JobID: 716.
     Selection Procedure: Interviews will be conducted with a call back possible.
     For more information, please contact Dr. Alicia Roy, principal, at (860) 824-5149 or via email at aroy@nceschool.org.

.5 FTE Library Media Specialist - Parish Hill Middle/High School, Chaplin

.5 FTE Library Media Specialist - Parish Hill Middle/High School has an immediate opening for a certified .5 FTE Library Media Center (LMC) Specialist. The successful applicant will develop and administer an integrated school library media program and will provide leadership, organizational and budget management skills. He/she will develop a school library media program that addresses 21st Century skills, including life and career development, learning and innovation, and information, media, and technology literacy. Furthermore, he/she will instruct students and staff in effective use of the media center and information and technology literacy skills and collaborate with teachers to design and implement lessons and instructional units. The LMC Specialist will also actively promote reading and information literacy skills through activities including reading programs, reading initiatives and other special events. Please forward an employment application (www.parishhill.org), resume, copy of certification, and three letters of reference to: Kenneth V. Henrici, Superintendent, Region #11, c/o Carol Cyr, Executive Assistant, 304 Parish Hill Road, Chaplin, CT 06235. Deadline is August 16. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged at ccyr@parishhill.org. Position is open until filled.