Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator to help advance our mission of empowering community members to become lifelong learners. While our history dates back to 1895, we strive to be a resilient, inclusive, and innovative library that continually learns and adapts to meet the changing needs of our community. We serve more than 17,000 people across six towns and have tremendous support thanks to the service provided by our exceptional staff. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all staff and patrons can thrive and share their gifts. This is an exciting time of growth and opportunity at the Library, and we’d love to have you join us.

The Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator will plan and execute all library programs for adults and general audiences, including our signature PoemCity program. You will apply your strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion toward helping us achieve our goal of serving as a community hub that engages people of all ages and backgrounds. You will take a holistic approach to programming and outreach, evaluating our existing practices, pursuing innovative strategies, and partnering with other area organizations to meet community needs most effectively and efficiently. This position will also work regular hours at the adult circulation desk.

A bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. We believe that a safe, welcoming, and accessible space is essential for everyone, and seek a candidate who shares this value and has demonstrated experience working with a wide range of people.

This position has a variable schedule which requires some evening and Saturday hours. For the purposes of benefit prorations, this position averages 29 hours per week. The starting pay is $23.20 per hour along with an excellent benefits package. This position is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please click here for the complete job description and benefit summary. The anticipated first day is July 1, 2024.

Application Procedure and Hiring Process:

 Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to applications@kellogghubbard.org. The position is open until filled.

Applications will be accepted through May 24, 2024.
First round interviews will take place June 3-5, 2024.
Second round interviews for candidates who advance will take place June 10-12, 2024.
Reference checks and an offer to a successful candidate will occur June 14, 2024.
Preferred start date will be July 1, 2024.

Interviews will be conducted in person at the library as possible, and by Zoom as warranted. Please do not let a conflict with this schedule prevent you from applying, but please do let us know if your email where you’d have a conflict, and possible alternatives. Thank you!

All applicants will receive a confirmation email.

– Posted 5/7/24

Head Adult Librarian – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks a Head Adult Librarian to help advance our mission of empowering community members to become lifelong learners. While our history dates back to 1895, we strive to be a resilient, inclusive, and innovative library that continually learns and adapts to meet the changing needs of our community. We serve more than 17,000 people across six towns and have tremendous support thanks to the service provided by our exceptional staff. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all staff and patrons can thrive and share their gifts. This is an exciting time of growth and opportunity at the Library, and we’d love to have you join us.

The Head Adult Librarian will balance three primary areas of responsibility: overseeing the adult circulation desk scheduling and functions; coordinating library technology; and managing most of the adult collection development. This position works many of their hours on the circulation desk and participates in training new staff, substitutes, pages, and volunteers.

The ideal candidate must have an MLS/MLIS or a Bachelor’s Degree plus Vermont Library Certification, exceptional knowledge of computer troubleshooting, and prior library experience serving a variety of needs. We believe that a safe, welcoming, and accessible space is essential for everyone, and seek a candidate who shares this value and has demonstrated experience working with a wide range of people.

This position requires evening and Saturday hours. The starting pay is $26.83 per hour along with an excellent benefits package. This position is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please see https://www.kellogghubbard.org/employment for the complete job description and benefit summary. The anticipated first day is February 5, 2024.

Application Procedure and Hiring Process:

Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to applications@kellogghubbard.org. The position is open until filled. Applications will be accepted through January 5, 2024.

– Posted 12/12/23

Adult Services Circulation Manager – Brooks Memorial Library (Brattleboro, VT)

Title: Adult Services Circulation Manager

Department: Brooks Memorial Library

Nature of work:

Establishes a welcoming first impression of the library through management of the circulation functions, ensuring effective and efficient library operations and service. Duties involve managing and overseeing all aspects of library adult services: circulation, scheduling, training and supervising clerks and volunteers. Assists with reference and reader’s advisory. Takes a leadership role in promotion of library services and programs. Participates in the supervisor team with librarians and Library Director. Facilitates a collaborative, cooperative work environment. Initiates projects, manages teams and motivates staff and volunteers.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday including Saturdays in schedule rotation and 1 evening per week for 37.5 hours per week.

Wage: Step 1 $25.26 per hour.

Please visit our benefits portal to review our amazing competitive benefits program.

https://townofbrattleboro.trgportal.com/2023-benefits/

Accepting applications through September 16, 2023.

External applicants: Apply by visiting our career site: https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6155296.careers?CareersSearch
or by clicking on the Employment Opportunities tab on our home page brattleboro.org.

– Posted 9/2/23

Assistant Director / Adult Service Librarian – Stowe Free Library (Stowe, VT)

The Stowe Free Library is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Director/Adult Services Librarian who is dedicated, friendly, and customer service oriented with exceptional attention to detail.

To Welcome…To Inspire…To Enrich the Mind  – The Stowe Free Library is a beautiful mid-19th century building with a 21st century attitude proudly serving the Stowe community with engaging library programming for all ages. The Library is dedicated to promoting literacy and lifelong learning; bridging the digital divide; and offering the opportunity for everyone in our community to feel welcomed, explore personal growth, and indulge in the love of reading

The Assistant Director plans, develops and provides adult library programming as well as assists the Director with goal setting, library planning and collection development, as well as supports overall library operations.

The individual selected will have demonstrated administrative skills managing library functions through its vision, goals and strategic plan.  They will have budgeting and supervisory experience as well as advanced technology skills.  The Assistant Director/Adult Services Librarian will contribute to a safe, respectful and collaborative team culture through positive role modeling and strong communications skills.

A master’s degree in library science or related field, with three years of experience in library operations, budgeting and employee supervision is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Pay range is $26.72-$30.06, dependent upon experience.  Includes evening shifts with occasional weekend shifts as well.  The Town of Stowe currently offers an excellent benefit package including health and dental insurance, paid leave, a generously matched retirement plan, life insurance and more.

If you have a passion to Welcome, Inspire and Enrich the mind, please do not hesitate to apply.

Job description and employment application can be obtained at: www.townofstowevt.org.   Submit application, letter of interest, resume, references, and salary requirements to: Town of Stowe, c/o HR Director, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or by email recruit@stowevt.gov.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Stowe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Posted 1/18/23