Friday, February 24, 2012

Librarian I - Town of Manchester

Librarian I - Town of Manchester. Current vacancy in Reference and Adult Services. 37.50 hours/week. $51,243.61. SUMMARY OF POSITION: 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. A person in this position also administers the entire library in the absence of a librarian in a more responsible position. Responsibilities include 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, attending meetings and workshops and communicating with customers, coworkers and other agencies. Regularly scheduled night and weekend work is expected. REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Library Science required, plus? 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: To apply online, please visit Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2012 or must be postmarked by Friday, March 9, 2012. No faxed or emailed resumes and/or applications will be accepted.