Thursday, December 29, 2016

Part-time Project/Instructor Assistant - Hartford Public Library

Part-time Project/Instructor Assistant - Hartford Public Library. Up to 15 hours per week. The incumbent supports Hartford Public Library’s mission and core values, and provides effective administrative and project support for the Institute for Museum and Library Services grant funded project designed to support the academic and social integration of immigrant youth. Schedule: Day, evening, & weekend hours. Supervisor: Project Manager. Essential Job Functions: Assist with the organization of meetings and events. This will include preparing materials for the meetings, participatory hand-outs, and other logistics. Assist with promoting project activities to target audiences. Gather, assemble, and organize project materials and data as related to activities and file for submission to Project Directors and partners as assigned. Support project instructor, mentors, and students. Guide students on the use of multimedia and learning software. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to customer service. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to successfully work in a collaborative environment. Excellent computer skills, Microsoft office and Web content management tools. Excellent organizational skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Associate Degree required. Minimum of two years experience working with diverse communities. Knowledge of Spanish language preferred. Hartford residency preferred. Valid CT driver’s license required. A completed, signed application is required of all applicants. Please submit your application to HPL, Human Resources, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103; email to; or fax to 860-722-6900.

Computer Science Instructor - Hartford Public Library

Computer Science Instructor (Part-Time Contractor) - Hartford Public Library, Teen Services. Reports to: YOUmedia & Teen Services Director. Scope of Services: The Computer Science Instructor guides youth as they explore computer science knowledge and skills. The Instructor will create and maintain workforce development programming during the grant year, troubleshoot technical problems, assist with hardware and software, and manage supplies for their own program. $20 per hour compensation. Responsibilities: Plan, design, write, schedule, and lead workshops and project groups in computer science. Collect, maintain, and report data related to youth engagement, learning, and competency. Identify industry partners to provide in-kind support through volunteering to teach, digital mentoring, providing paid work experience to teens, and or advising on library initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES: At least 1 year of experience teaching digital media, or 1 year of professional career experience in related technological field is required. Proficiency in technologies such as MIT App Inventor, Java Bridge, various coding languages, photography, game design, fashion design, and/or social media is required (proficiencies in more than one discipline preferred). Previous experience in a service organization preferred. Experience designing, planning, publicizing, and conducting a program schedule for teens preferred. Experience in designing course curriculum within a technology setting is preferred. Experience working with teens required. Demonstrate sensitivity and commitment to the needs of teens. Strong commitment to working within a team environment is required. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks, and meet program deadlines. Ability to provide welcoming and effective customer service. Send resume and work sample to: Tricia George:

Assistant Library Director – Prospect Public Library

Assistant Library Director – Prospect Public Library. REPOSTED. Full time position (40 hours). This position reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the scope, vision and operation of the Children’s department including outreach programs in the community for children, young adults and adults. Other responsibilities of the Assistant Director include providing reference services for library patrons, supervising library pages and volunteers, ordering and processing of children’s library materials, compiling library statistics, assisting patrons in the use of library databases, assisting patrons with computer problems, and performing other tasks as determined by the Library Director. Candidate must have experience working with children’s library and/or educational services. Excellent administrative, supervisory, planning and organizational skills are required. A thorough knowledge of library reference materials both print and online is needed. A high level of computer expertise including experience with online circulation systems, Microsoft Office and website management is required. Three years of supervisory experience is required. Candidate must have MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school. Salary is $40,000 plus per year with medical and vacation benefits. Position open till filled. Please send cover letter and resume to Library Director, Prospect Public Library, 17 Center Street, Prospect, CT 06712 or email to

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Library Director - Chaplin Library

Library Director - The Chaplin Library in Chaplin, CT has an immediate opening for a Library Director. This job is a 24 hour/week, benefited position with occasional Saturdays. The candidate is responsible for all phases of the daily operation of the library. This candidate should be self-motivated with excellent communication, and possess strong public service skills, including budget development, grant writing, maintenance of the library, collection, and program planning and development. Should also have knowledge and experience in executing strategy for this public organization, administrative practices, and strong technology skills. Annual compensation is approximately $26,000. Application deadline: January 19, 2017. For more information about the position and how to apply, please visit the town website at

Substitute Reference Librarian – West Hartford Library

Substitute Reference Librarian – The West Hartford Library is looking for a professional Librarian to work our busy Reference desk at all three of our locations on an as-needed basis. Applicants should have knowledge and experience providing public services to adults, teens, and children in a public library, including general reference, readers’ advisory, and patron assistance. Ideal candidates will also have familiarity with print and online resources, exhibit excellent customer service skills, be comfortable assisting patrons with technology, and hold a MLS degree from an ALA accredited university. Knowledge of the Sierra ILS is preferred. Because this is a part-time substitute position, the right candidate will have a flexible schedule that will include day, evening, and weekend shifts. Salary: $32.82/hr. Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations, but there are no other benefits associated with this position. West Hartford application can be found here. Email completed Application, Cover Letter and Resume to: Amy McCue, Head of Public Services at Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Closing date: January 10, 2017.

Full-Time Children's Librarian - Darien Library

Full-Time Children's Librarian - Darien Library (CT) seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join an incredibly dedicated Children’s Department as a full-time Children’s Librarian. This librarian will serve as the Program Coordinator, which plans and manages programming and special events for the children’s department. The highly-motivated candidate will have a passion for public service, knowledge of children’s literature, experience working with youth, and a desire to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications & Skills: MLS degree, or degree in progress, from an ALA-accredited library and information sciences graduate program required. 1 to 3 years in a children’s library setting, or equivalent event planning experience, preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and devotion to hospitality in public service. Ability to be highly collaborative, and coordinate programming for various populations and age groups with peers and across departments within the library. Knowledge of the developmental needs of children at various ages, and corresponding library services and materials. Attention to detail and strong aptitude in written and oral communication. Experience managing a budget. Knowledge of current publishing trends and popular authors. Knowledge of current library trends, specifically within children’s services. Proficiency with new and emerging technologies, as well as Microsoft Office Applications. Knowledge of design software highly desirable. Bilingual candidates, or those with functional knowledge of another language, are highly desirable. Available to work one evening per week, and one weekend a month in addition to special events. Responsibilities: Manages programming duties for the department including scheduling, promotion, and registration for the entire department. Plans and conducts programming for children of all ages and their caregivers. Assists in Summer Reading planning and program scheduling. Liaises and maintains strong relationships with various organizations and individuals to provide outstanding programming in the library. Provides exemplary reference and readers’ advisory services to children, caregivers, and educators in the community. Maintains strong connections to relevant professional organizations. Participates in the collection development of print and digital materials for children birth to age twelve. Salary: Begins at $54,000 annually, and is commensurate with experience. Salary includes generous vacation, sick, and personal leave. Generous opportunities for professional development available. Health benefits and town pension are included with this position. To Apply: For consideration please send a cover letter and resume to Elisabeth Marrocolla, Assistant Head of Children and Teen Services, at by January 6th.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Library Program Specialist - Office of Library & Information Services, RI

Library Program Specialist - Office of Library & Information Services, Providence, RI. The Office of Library and Information Services is seeking a Library Program Specialist II to serve as Adult Services Coordinator. This new position also includes work in the area of library development. Position Function Duties: Duties include planning, developing and implementing local library development projects in areas such as adult education, adult literacy, digital literacy, workforce development, diversity and inclusion, and other areas; serving as a liaison between libraries, community organizations and government agencies in the development and execution of these projects; and promoting and publicizing these projects and others through multiple channels, including online publications and social media. Other duties: To perform complex professional duties in the delivery of library, information and consultant services on a statewide basis; to assist in the planning and development of program policies, procedures and standards; to research national trends and current developments in public library service for local application; and to do related work as required. For additional information and to apply for this position, visit the State of Rhode Island’s Job Opportunities website at All applications and any questions must be submitted online through the State of Rhode Island Job portal. Applications must be submitted by December 24, 2016.

Part-time Teen Librarian – Mark Twain Library, Redding

Part-time Teen Librarian – The Mark Twain Library in Redding has an opportunity for a part-time Teen Librarian. This is an opportunity to share your creative side, take responsibility for teen programming and work in a vibrant community. If you are able to work flexible hours, take the initiative to develop programs and are comfortable working with tweens and teens as well as their parents and teachers, this is the right opportunity for you. You should be enthusiastic about creating programs that will appeal to these age groups. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in young adult literature and social trends as well as an interest in and aptitude for social media and new technologies. Ability to be flexible with scheduled hours is important as some evenings and weekend hours will be required. Qualifications: Masters in Library Science. Experience working with teens/tweens is a must. To apply send current resume and letter of interest to This is an hourly 19 hours/week position. The salary is $27.30 per hour. There are no benefits associated with this position. Application deadline is January 12, 2017.

Bookkeeper - Berlin-Peck Library

Bookkeeper - The Berlin-Peck Library is seeking an organized bookkeeper (Full-time) to perform bookkeeping, clerical and secretarial duties. The ideal candidate will be familiar with financial procedures and municipal payment protocols, and enjoy working with business relations and staff in a dynamic office setting. The ability to multi-task with an attention to detail is a must. Associates degree with a minimum of two years’ experience preferred. Please include computer knowledge and experience in cover letter. This is a union position, encompassing a 35-hour week. Salary is $24.35/hour and is benefit eligible. Please send resume and cover letter, as well as a completed Town of Berlin Application for Employment by 12 noon on January 6, 2017 to: Town Manager’s Office, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037. View Job Description

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Children's Librarian - Farmington Libraries

Children's Librarian - The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic leader dedicated to children’s library services to serve as head of our vibrant children’s department. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of children’s literature, strong reader’s advisory and customer service skills, as well as demonstrated ingenuity in children’s programming. This position works closely with the Executive Director as well as the Director of Information Services and the Director of Lending and Collection Management towards a shared vision of the library. As such the successful individual must possess strong communication skills and a commitment to collaboration. Qualifications: MLS or equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in a public library setting with a focus on children’s services. This is a full-time 35-hour per week position including evening and weekend shifts. The Libraries offer a competitive salary, paid vacation time, Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance and a defined pension plan. The Farmington Libraries are an equal opportunity employer. If you fit this profile, please email a cover letter and résumé to Laura Horn, Director of Information Services at This position is open until filled.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Part Time Children’s Library Assistant - Middlebury Public Library

Part Time Children’s Library Assistant - Middlebury Public Library, Middlebury, CT. $14.00 per hour, no benefits. Monday – Saturday with evening hours up to 19 hours per week. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus 1 (one) year experience working in a library setting assisting patrons with advisory services through answering patron’s questions, recommending books, and other materials. Additionally, the individual will work assisting the Children’s Librarian in all areas of developing, coordinating and conducting various children’s programs and activities. To be eligible for this position, applicants must meet the requirements and have a satisfactory background screening, physical, and drug screen. To apply for this position, please submit a completed application and resume to the Finance Department by 4:00 pm on February 3, 2017: Town of Middlebury, 1212 Whittemore Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762; Fax 203-577-4176. The application can be found at: AA/EOE.

Chief Executive Officer - Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore

Chief Executive Officer - The historic Enoch Pratt Free Library of Baltimore City is seeking applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer. The Pratt Library is one of the oldest free public library systems in the United States serving the 622,000+ residents of the City of Baltimore through its twenty-one branch locations. In an unusually expanded mission, it also serves the 6,000,000 residents of Maryland as the State Library Resource Center.
     The Pratt continues its journey by strategically expanding its services and programs. Governed by combined Boards of Trustees and Directors, served by a seasoned staff of 493, and sustained by a $40.5 million annual operating budget, Enoch Pratt Free Library seeks a CEO who has the desire and ability to weave these resources together to maintain and enhance its role as a vital partner to a City in transformation.
     The Enoch Pratt is currently renovating its Central Library which opened in 1932 as a ground-breaking ‘open to the people’ library. The State of Maryland has committed more than $90 million to this renovation, and the trustees and directors have raised an additional $15 million. We expect this renovation to be completed in 2019, and we believe the renovated Central Library will be a powerful statement about the critical importance of urban libraries in building a literate, well informed, and culturally rich future. Dedicated patrons, volunteers, and donors enthusiastically support the work of the Enoch Pratt Free Library as it upholds library traditions and embraces the challenges of a rapidly changing library world.

     Responsibilities. A comprehensive statement of the responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer can be found on the following link: position description. Among those responsibilities, the most compelling and immediate are the following: (1) understanding the full scope of Pratt Library and the State Library Resource Center programs, resources, and functions; (2) Engagement of the entire staff with the assistance of senior management staff; (3) Continued implementation of the 2017-19 strategic plan; (4) Immersion in the details and decisions of the renovation of the Central Library as well as the long range renovation of the branches; (5) Initiation of a network of working relationships with the Board, the State Library Resource Center, the wider Maryland library community, and City and State officials; and (6) Mastery of the Library’s budget process and funding and development efforts.
     Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, 10 years in library work and at least 5 years of senior library management (or an equivalent background and experience that will enable the candidate to effectively perform the responsibilities of the position). Vital to success are the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, board and stakeholders; strong organizational skills; the ability to integrate emerging technologies with traditional library resources; and experience in strategic planning, fiscal management and resource development. Preferred qualifications include: a PhD in Library and Information Science (or other relevant advanced degree), experience working in a multi-branch urban library system, and prior success reporting to a governing board and working closely with City and State Officials.
     Baltimore. Known as a city of neighborhoods, the past and the future intersect in Baltimore. Many historic communities showcase Baltimore’s rich history and wealth of diversity with many significant properties listed on the National Register; Under Armour’s forward-looking Port Covington development is among the largest urban redevelopment projects in the country and the city’s historic Inner Harbor boasts walkable neighborhoods, tourist attractions and commercial development. A tech-savvy entrepreneurial community is emerging alongside Baltimore’s robust network of colleges and universities, world-class museums, internationally renowned symphony orchestra, trendy music and art venues, beloved professional sports teams and varied culinary choices. As with many urban cities, Baltimore has distinct challenges as well as powerful assets and many of Baltimore’s citizens suffer a disparity of income, education and opportunity. The Enoch Pratt Free Library continues to be a vital, important partner in Baltimore’s determination to meet these challenges. For more information on the Pratt Library and Baltimore, visit Enoch Pratt Links.
     Compensation. The position offers a hiring salary range of $160,000-205,000 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.
     For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury, This position closes February 5, 2017.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Reference/Instruction Librarian – Norwalk Community College

Reference/Instruction LibrarianNorwalk Community College. Jan. 17, 2017 - June 30, 2017. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science and one (1) year experience as a professional academic librarian required. Additional experience in leading or supervising others preferred. Reference experience should include knowledge-based electronic resources (databases, e-books, Internet) and print resources; solid reference skills; good communication and interpersonal skills; and the ability to establish professional and respectful relationships with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and public. Teaching experience in library instruction and information literacy is preferred. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, the Reference/Instruction Librarian performs a full range of professional responsibilities including reference services, library instruction, creating and updating LibGuides, teaching students and faculty in the use of library resources and research methodology, and other responsibilities as assigned. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am – 12:45 pm are required for a total of 17 hours per week. Salary $34.59/hour. If you are currently employed in a Connecticut State Agency and plan to continue working at this Agency, please include that information in your cover letter. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references by Jan. 3, 2017 to: Linda P. Lerman, Director of Library Services, Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854;

Manager of Instructional Services Support and Technology - Sacred Heart University

Manager of Instructional Services Support and Technology - Sacred Heart University, Fairfield. Reporting to the Director of Digital Library Services, the Manager of Instructional Services Support and Technology plans and manages software and applications that support library instruction in a variety of formats. She or he manages information literacy instructional support and interaction with learning management systems and digital publishing. He or she manages support and development of specialized library information technologies that control the tangible collections, public and staff scanners and imaging, data and digital archival storage and retrieval. Working with the Instructional Design Librarian, the Director of Digital Library Services, and other colleagues, she or he will maximize the collective impact of varying library sources and technologies on the experience of faculty and staff users. She or He actively expands professional knowledge and training, and is active in professional organizations depending on her or his needs and interests. Qualifications: BS in Computer Science or a related field required, MS in Computer Science preferred, and experience with end-user technology support; familiarity and experience with cloud-based enterprise applications; ability to work with a variety of end-users and library staff, manage time and resources with multiple projects, and strong written and oral communication skills. For further information please go to:

Executive Assistant - Russell Library, Middletown

Executive Assistant - Russell Library, Middletown. We are seeking an Executive Assistant to join our Library! If you are an executive assistant employed by a nonprofit and you are passionate about the organization’s mission and have a working knowledge of the daily requirements of management, we want to talk with you. Russell Library is seeking an executive assistant to support the CEO and executive managers. If you have a passion for advocacy and community work and a gift for organization and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking. The executive assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The executive assistant will possess outstanding oral and written communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The incumbent is expected to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. The executive assistant will demonstrate a commitment to the mission, philosophy and vision of the Library. He/she will develop mutual trust and builds a courteous, respectful and compassionate team environment with other staff members, organizational leaders, funders and visitors. The executive assistant will be a strong supporter of the Library’s cause and must be comfortable collaborating with other external agencies for the benefit of the community. The incumbent will assist and serve as back-up for numerous human resource and financial tasks, including but not limited to: posting open positions and scheduling interviews, employment paperwork, payroll, petty cash, and balancing duties. Qualifications: Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors. Expert level written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability. Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response. Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Strong work tenure: five to 10 years of experience supporting senior managers, preferably in a non-profit organization. Experience working with non-profit boards a plus. Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development and fundraising, and HR and financial administrative tasks. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms. Experience with fundraising systems a plus (Little Green Light, Network for Good, etc.). Compensation: This position offers a salary commensurate with experience and education, and an accompanying health & retirement package. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resumé with application. Applications are available online at the Russell Library website: Applications must be submitted by 4:00 pm, December 27, 2016 to: or Matthew K. Poland, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Librarian - Capital Community College

Librarian - Capital Community College, Hartford. CCP 18. 12 Month Tenure Track, Standard Appointment. ANTICIPATED START DATE: April 2017. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science required; one year of professional experience in an academic library; demonstrated teaching experience and enthusiasm for teaching; familiarity with Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and assessment; commitment to academic librarianship; awareness of major trends and issues in librarianship and higher education; excellent computer skills and extensive experience with online information sources and the ability to learn and apply new technologies independently; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment and with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of the position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services: 1. Provides reference assistance, instruction, and information literacy education to the campus community. 2. Coordinates the library’s reference services, including general oversight of the reference desk and scheduling reference hours. 3. Maintains statistics and produces reports and assessments of reference activity. 4. Assists with the development and maintenance of online subject guides and tutorials. 5. Continue to update knowledge and skills pertaining to user needs and trends in academic libraries, information resources, and teaching and assessment in higher education. 6. Actively engage in campus committee work, as well as library department initiatives. 7. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. MINIMUM SALARY: $63,693.00 approximate annual. TO APPLY: Send letter of intent, BOR Employment Application (found on the following website:, resume, transcripts (copies are acceptable at the time of application) and the names of three references to: Josephine Agnello-Veley, Director of Human Resources, Capital Community College, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Email: No phone inquiries; please submit only one application package. Be sure to include the position you are applying for. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of application must be postmarked no later than January 20, 2017. Capital Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Capital Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Manager of Adult Learning Services - Hartford Public Library

Manager of Adult Learning Services - Hartford Public Library. Administers the system-wide development and implementation of a technology-rich teaching and learning environment for all aspects of formal and informal public education for adults 17 and older. Works with community and municipal stakeholders to strategically align initiatives, coordinate utilization of grant resources, and streamline and standardize procedures toward the successful transition of adults into the workforce and post-secondary education. The Manager of Adult Education will report to the Chief Adult Learning Officer. Salary grade 13 range: $42,320 - $63,480. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Education, Library Science, or related field. 5 years of experience in an administrative and managerial capacity, preferably in a nonprofit environment. Experience managing federal grants. Responsibilities and Skills: Manage daily operations of the Adult Learning Program. Lead a diverse team of employees; responsible for supervising staff and contractors as well as coordinating public-facing services on a day to day basis. Mange a portfolio of select projects related to Adult Learning; conduct research and analysis; identify opportunities for streamlining procedures and improving operations processes and maintain project budgets and activity reports. Implement projects and oversee execution and roll out of project tasks including: requirement gathering, scoping, creation and management of project plans and schedules; monitoring deliverables and milestones; identifying options to overcome project obstacles; ensure timely grant reporting. Broaden the scope of strategic partnerships through networking, focused outreach and participation in stakeholder convening. Prospect new funding and resourcing opportunities; as part of a team, write grants to support program development; work with internal and external stakeholders to strategically align initiatives; coordinate utilization of grant resources; and, liaise with evaluators for reporting and assessment. Maintains awareness of best practices and emerging technologies; coordinates with IT Department to ensure adequate technology infrastructure to meet goals of technology-enhanced teaching and learning environment. Formulates and provides professional development to support library staff and instructors in the delivery of e-Learning resources and devices. Collaborates closely with adult learner staff to ensure that students continue to make progress toward their employment and education goals by identifying and documenting student goals, performance measures, and referrals. Plans and organizes internal and external meetings and workshops; developing agendas, capturing meeting minutes and follow-up actions items. Develops presentations, writes blog posts, reports, white papers and other publications for promotion or dissemination of project activities. Participates in relevant policy and planning committees and meetings; represents the adult learning interests of the Library in regional and state meetings, and serves as liaison to other key adult education providers within the state and region. Other administrative duties in Adult Learning Department as required. Full job description and application are available on our website: A completed signed application must be received in order to be considered for this position. Hartford Public Library requires a Criminal Background Check and Pre-employment Drug testing on applicants who are selected as a finalist for the position. Applicants will be provided a copy of any positive drug test results. A criminal record does not necessarily eliminate you from employment with Hartford Public Library. Each conviction will be reviewed with respect to the offense, circumstances, seriousness, and the position for which you apply. E.O.E.

Library Media Specialist - Colchester Elementary School

Library Media Specialist - Colchester Elementary School. 1.0 FTE. JobID: 715. CT Certification 062 required. This position begins 1/3/17. Only completed applications with required documentation submitted will be considered. Closing Date: Until Filled. To apply, visit

Substitute, Adult Information Desk - Lucy Robbins Welles Library

Substitute, Adult Information Desk - The Lucy Robbins Welles Library in Newington seeks people with excellent customer service skills for the position of Substitute, Adult Information Desk. Staff the Adult Information Desk as needed during daytime and evening hours as well as some Saturdays. Librarians work as a team to provide information services, reader’s advisory and to help with the use of electronic devices. Qualifications: BA/BS required, MLS preferred. Familiarity with print, eReaders and electronic resources a must. Hourly rate is $21.25. Apply by Wednesday, December 21st to the Town Manager, 131 Cedar Street, Newington, CT 06111. EOE, M/F.

Library Assistant I - Town of Guilford

Library Assistant I - The Town of Guilford is currently accepting applications for the position of Library Assistant I. This is a Part-Time (16 hours per week) position. Starting Wage - $11.93 per hour. Any person interested in applying for this position should submit an Employment Application to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016. You can access the job description and application here.

Full-Time Library Technical Assistant - Cromwell Belden Public Library

Full-Time Library Technical Assistant - The Cromwell Belden Public Library has an immediate opening for a full-time Library Technical Assistant, 35 hrs/week, including some evening and Saturday shifts. This position reports to the Library Director. Candidates must be energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated, have excellent customer service and technology skills, and the ability to multi-task. Key responsibilities include: Supervises the circulation staff and assists patrons in the use of library services and facilities. Processes interlibrary loan materials and overdue notices. Prepares periodic circulation statistics and reports. Orders and processes print, digital and supplemental materials. Attends staff and consortia meetings. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications desired include: Proficiency in using Innovative Interface Integrated Library Systems. Strong organizational and communications skills. Skill in dealing with patrons of all ages. Ability to learn and use evolving technologies. Ability to train and supervise assigned staff and volunteers. Ability to work independently. This is a union position, salary $19.92 hourly. DEADLINE TO APPLY: 12/27/2016. Visit the Town of Cromwell website for application and complete position description:

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Branch/Programming Librarian - West Haven Public Library

Branch/Programming Librarian - West Haven Library seeks a full-time (37.5 hours) librarian to work at our Ora Mason branch. Under the direction of the Director, duties include coordinating collection development and programming for the branch, overseeing the staff and the day to day operations of the building, along with covering in other departments as needed. Must have the ability to assist patrons with reader’s advisory and technology help. This is a union position and includes health benefits. Excellent customer service and technology skills are a must. Master’s from an accredited ALA institution is required along with 3-5 years of experience in a diverse environment. Email cover letter and resume no later than December 20 to: Colleen Bailie, No telephone inquiries. EOE/MF.

University Assistant, Library Curriculum Center - Eastern CT State University

University Assistant, Library Curriculum Center - J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University. Job Description: Curriculum Center University Assistant, Evenings. Part-time, temporary, no benefits. Up to 19 hours per week. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Curriculum Center Librarian, the University Assistant will perform some or all of the following duties: Supervise student workers. Assist patrons in selecting, recommending and finding resources and materials in all formats through Alma/Primo and LibGuides. Monitor Center’s Makerspace Lab and assist with helping students with creating materials. Support special student focused events, grant research applications and implementation and reporting activities. Provide general assistance to patrons in operating library equipment, microform readers, copiers, printers, computer equipment, interactive Smart Board, and reports problems to center’s librarian and director’s office. Delegate assignments to student assistants such as shelf reading by specific area. Complete curriculum projects as assigned by librarian and support staff. Other duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The University Assistant must be able to: provide effective library services to students, faculty, and the general public; perform public services work with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members, and community library users; work under stress, with courtesy, calmness and good judgment; work creatively and collaboratively in a team environment with other library staff, as well as independently in an emergency staffing situation; work evening hours with great dependability. BA degree required. Competence with current computer technologies including Internet, email, MS Word. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A preferred applicant for the position of Curriculum Center University Assistant would have the following: Experience using curriculum materials to create lessons. Experience using Microsoft products to create educational materials. Knowledge of technology and tools used to collaborate, teach, create, and share. Internet searching skills, grant writing ability. Experience with various types of library equipment (printers, copiers, microform readers, etc.). To APPLY: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to: Heidi J. Roberto, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Library Services (, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position filled.

Library Assistant - West Haven Public Library

Library Assistant - West Haven Public Library seeks a part-time library assistant (16 hours per week) to work two evenings a week, some days and Saturdays in rotation. Under the direction of the User Service Librarian, duties include: charge items in and out, answer telephone, assist patrons with library resources, assist librarians with programs, patron registration, inquiries and shelving. Excellent customer service and computer skills are essential. High school diploma or equivalent required, prefer Bachelor’s degree and library experience. Bilingual/Spanish a plus. E-mail cover letter and resume no later than December 20 to: Colleen Bailie, West Haven Public Library, 300 Elm St., West Haven, CT 06516 or No telephone inquiries. EOE/MF.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Legislative Aide - Connecticut State Library

Legislative Aide - Connecticut State Library Bill Room. Job Description: As an employee of the principal Law Library in the State of CT, the individual in this position will learn the legislative process by working with highly skilled government professionals. The Bill Room is part of the Law & Legislative Reference Department at the Connecticut State Library, which is located in the State Supreme Court Building across the street from the State Capitol. Staff provide legal and legislative reference services to members of the Bench, the Bar, State Agencies, students and faculty as well as the general public. Duties of this position primarily include organizing legislative bills along with accompanying amendments, roll call votes, etc. and scanning older bill files for inclusion in the State’s permanent archive of sessional General Assembly material associated with the legislative process. Other tasks dependent on interest and time may include visiting legislative offices to acquire timely legislative documents, tracking bills via CGALites (the Connecticut General Assembly's intranet), attending public hearings covering an area of personal interest, and special projects as needed. Position coincides with the 2017 regular Legislative session (beginning on January 4 and ending June 7, 2017). Pay rate is approximately $12/hr subject to a slight increase. Hours are somewhat flexible to accommodate school/other life commitments. Position is funded up to 40 hours per week. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Steve Mirsky:

Library Assistant II, Technical Services - Easton Public Library

Library Assistant II, Technical Services - Part-time. Easton Public Library is seeking a detail-oriented, computer-literate individual to catalog and process materials for the Library’s collection. The candidate will be responsible for ordering materials online, as well as utilizing our automated circulation system to receive orders and perform all functions related to cataloging. The candidate will also maintain the periodicals collection. This position includes some circulation desk duties as well. This is a 27-hour position which includes one evening shift per week and a Saturday rotation. Flexibility is a must. Previous library experience is desirable, as well as familiarity with automated circulation systems, especially Evergreen. Hourly pay is $17.62. Please send cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Lynn Zaffino, Library Director, Easton Public Library, P.O. Box 2, Easton, CT 06612; fax 203-261-0708; or email by Friday, December 16, 2016.

Library Director - Town of East Hampton

Library Director - The Town of East Hampton is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. The Director is responsible for the leadership and overall management of library services and collections, as well as for planning, budget, and staffing all activities including meeting the educational, recreational, informational and cultural library needs. A Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university or a bachelor’s degree, supplemented by graduate level study leading to an MLS degree, along with considerable experience in professional library work including experience in an administrative capacity. This is a bargaining unit position. Salary range: $63,712 to $74,956 depending on qualifications and experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume and employment application by 12/23/2016, to the Town of East Hampton, Department of Human Resources, 20 East High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Library Assistant II – Babcock Library, Ashford

Library Assistant IIBabcock Library, Ashford. Babcock Library in Ashford, Connecticut has an opening for the position of Library Assistant II, Children’s Specialist. Duties include the following: Planning, scheduling, publicizing and hosting children’s programs, story hours and pre-teen book discussions. Conducting outreach to the community including the school and town. Responsible for collection development under the supervision of the Director. Maintaining a cheerful atmosphere in the Children’s area. Preparing publicity and statistics reports. Some circulation desk time. Assuming essential duties of other staff members in the event of their absence. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelors degree with recent library experience preferred. Enthusiasm for planning and hosting programs for children. Ability to work with minimal supervision and to self-start. Ability to work as a team member and be flexible as circumstances may require. Experience with Bibliomation automated library system preferred. Be willing and able to function as part of a small town library staff. Salary & Hours: Starting at $14.00 an hour, 19 hours per week including some Saturdays and occasional evening hours. Vacation, sick leave and some paid holidays. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references via email to Terry Decker, Interim Library Director at no later than Friday, December 30, 2016.

Friday, December 02, 2016

Reference Librarian (Part-time) – Simsbury Public Library

Reference Librarian (Part-time)Simsbury Public Library is looking for a part-time Reference Librarian to provide excellent customer service and meet the information needs of the community through a variety of means; as well as assist with promotion of the Library, its programs and services. 4-16 hours/week, including some weekdays and an evening and weekend rotation. Candidates should be enthusiastic, tech savvy, self-motivated, curious learners who are able to multi-task and have a sense of humor. Prior experience with programming and promotion also preferred. MLIS required. Salary: $28.16/hour. Apply online at Applications close December 16.