Tuesday, December 08, 2015

P/T Head of Technical Services (18 hours per week)

The Hagaman Memorial Library (East Haven, CT) is hiring a P/T Head of the Technical Department. The responsibilities of the position are: (1) classifying all library materials; (2) supervising 2 Technical Services staff members who receive, physically prepare library materials and who enter holdings; (3) ordering A/V materials for the adult collection; (4) some computer/software maintenance; and (5) assisting in short and long term planning of the Technical Services Department. The education and experience looked for in the position are: (1) Master of Library Science degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience deemed acceptable; (2) experience in the use of ILS computer systems, with experience with cataloging modules as essential, and with knowledge of the Evergreen Open Source ILS a plus; (3) working knowledge of DDC23, MARC standards, LOC headings, and authority control; (4) using computer databases in the performance of cataloging duties preferred; (5) communicating effectively with library staff and patrons; (6) supervisory experience preferred. Starting salary range is $24-$25.50/hour, plus vacation, sick, and personal leave. Position starts the week of January 04, 2015 and applications accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to Bruce George, Library Director, 227 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512, or electronically to bgeorge@hagamanlibrary.org.