Thursday, July 31, 2014

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: To apply online, please visit 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.