Executive Director – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

We seek an Executive Director to lead our thriving non-profit library, located in Vermont’s busy state capitol and serving six communities in the capitol region.  The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the Kellogg-Hubbard Library and reports to the Board of Trustees.  The Executive Director is responsible for the Library’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, including maintaining its tradition of outstanding public service and innovative program offerings. Together with the Library Director and the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director ensures that the Library meets the current needs of its patrons and local communities; develops and strives to achieve a long-term vision for the Library; and positions the Library for long-term financial and operational success. The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the organization and specific oversight of the areas of finance, member town relationships, fundraising, and human resources. The right candidate will have a wide range of skills, from high-level oversight to task-level management; a commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion as part of the Library’s mission; and experience in nonprofit management.  Please see the full listing and job description on our website at: www.kellogghubbard.org/employment 

Qualifications: Non-profit or business management experience required. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred. 

Salary range: $75,000 – $85,000, depending on experience.

Benefits: Please see the Administrator Compensation Policy linked to the employment page on our website for benefits information and a sample contract.

How to apply: Please apply with resume, cover letter and three references to applications@kellogghubbard.org

Deadline for applications: May 5, 2023; anticipated start date late June.

Need an accommodation? email applications@kellogghubbard.org, call (802) 223-3338 ext. 210 or stop by the Library and speak with Library Director, Carolyn Brennan

– Posted 4/24/23

Library Assistant – Hartland Public Library (Hartland, VT)

The Hartland Public Library  seeks a 14 hour part time Library Assistant

Do you enjoy working with people?

Do you want to be an important part of a dynamic professional team

in a beautiful, rural library?

Would you like to work in a community that embraces its library as a space for everyone?

If so, Hartland Public Library is the library for you!

The Hartland Public Library is seeking a part time library assistant to provide exceptional customer service in our library serving the Upper Valley community of Hartland, VT. We’re looking for a community- focused person who has excellent attention to details. Come to Hartland and work with talented and enthusiastic colleagues; connect with and serve a supportive,  engaged community; and be the regular “Saturday” staff person (working with a rotating staff team to assist you).

Primary Duties

This part-time position in the Circulation department at Hartland Public Library includes Saturday hours.  This position performs all duties related to the circulation of library materials including assisting customers at our self-check kiosk.  Other customer services provided by this position include: answering telephone calls and emails related to account support, assisting users to place holds and providing general information about library services. This position also includes processing of incoming materials. Individuals in this position may also help with interlibrary loan, accounts payable, daily statistics, and shelve materials as needed. This position includes 5 hours every Saturday.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of paid library work OR five years of equivalent experience required. Experience with library computer use, including the Internet and MS Office. Experience with Koha and Google Workspace is a plus. Must be able to learn new skills quickly and have excellent customer service skills.The successful candidate will be able to work cooperatively as a team member as well as independently. Must be able to push or pull carts; do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, and lift boxes up to 40 pounds.

Pay range – $16.50 – $18.00 depending on experience.

Position open until filled. Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to Nancy Tusinski, Library Director at director@hartlandlibraryvt.org.

Applications will also be accepted via walk-in at Hartland Public Library 153 US Route 5 Hartland, VT 05048 or mail at PO Box 137 Hartland, VT 05048. The Hartland Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

See full position description here https://www.hartlandlibraryvt.org/employment-opportunities/

– Posted 4/20/23

Teen Services Librarian – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library in Hanover New Hampshire is currently seeking a positive and dynamic full-time Teen Services Librarian with strong customer service skills to develop a broad range of diverse programming for teens, reach out and build relationships with youth-focused organizations in the community, and keep current with trends and best practices in librarianship pertaining to teens.

For more information, please review our full job description https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh/jobs/3987907/teen-services-librarian

– Posted 4/12/23

Library Director – Abbott Library (Sunapee NH)

Duties/Description: The Abbott Library located in Sunapee NH, a small New England town that enjoys proximity to Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee, is seeking an innovative, energetic, experienced and future-ready library professional to provide leadership to its vibrant community library.

The Director will oversee a staff of seven employees (4.5 FTE.) This staff includes a full-time Assistant Director, Technology and Outreach Librarian, and Youth Services Librarian. In addition, the library enjoys the support of more than 1300 hours of volunteer service each year. The Director is also responsible for administration, management, (including fiscal oversight) and advocacy for the library.

The ideal candidate is a strategic problem solver who is flexible, positive, creative, patient, decisive, and technologically adroit. Additionally, the ideal candidate has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to outstanding patron service. A finely tuned sense of humor is not required but highly desirable.

The library serves a community of 3,342 year-round residents and a large seasonal community. It operates with an annual budget of $530,000. The construction of the library building was completed in 2014, and it offers meeting rooms for library and community use, a fireplace, comfortable seating, and a beautiful view of Mount Sunapee.

The Director will work closely with the Board of Trustees, the Friends of the Library and the Abbott Library Foundation to raise funds and advocate for the library. In past years, these organizations have contributed $25,000-$50,000 per year of additional funding for the library.

A full job description is available by request.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school is strongly preferred. Two to five years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including three years of administrative and supervisory responsibility  in a library setting is desired. Candidates who can begin before July 24, 2023 will be given preference.

Starting Salary Range: $73,424 – $79,081 with an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, short-term and long-term disability and participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System.

Closing Date: Applications received before May 2, 2023 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


Application: if interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and three references by email to: directorsearch@abbottlibrary.org

– Posted 4/12/23

Supervisory Technical Information Specialist – National Agricultural Library (Remote)

Position: Supervisory Technical Information Specialist GS13
Library Name: National Agricultural Library
Location: This position is a remote position.
Contact InfoUSAJOBS – Job Announcement
Salary: GS-13 Office of Personnel Management – Salaries & Wages

The National Agricultural Library has an opening for a GS13 Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Nutrition & Food Safety). This position is a remote position. The selectee is not required to report to a government office, however, the option to work in one of the Agency offices may be available. You can view USDA’s telework FAQs here Telework and Remote Work FAQs | USDA.

This vacancy announcement closes 4/18 or when the applicant cap is reached.

USAJOBS – Job Announcement


  • Proactively seeks opportunities for partnerships that encourage the development of integrated and advanced information services and systems to enhance access to content and support information discovery.
  • Directs and oversees the development and management of FNIC, FSRIO, and Nutrition.gov programs across the full range of subject areas associated with food, nutrition, and food safety.
  • Leads in the development and implementation of new training and information programs, products, and services critical to the researcher, practitioner, and consumer community.
  • Coordinates the implementation of advanced IT solutions to optimize the provision of specialized Web-based information programs, products and services.
  • Employs evidence-based management to demonstrate value and continually improve information sources and services.
  • Identifies and translates strategic issues, concerns, trends, and policies into effective information programs and partnerships.
  • Provides authoritative guidance and leadership for special initiatives involving collaborations with other federal departments and government agencies, scientific organizations, and other members of the food, nutrition and food safety communities.
  • Conducts regular outreach and evaluation activities with customers, partners, and stakeholders to more effectively and serve the worldwide body of users.
  • Promotes, publicizes, and explains services and activities through Web-based communications, formal presentations, personal contacts and other means of communication.

Specialized Experience:
The specialized experience requirements for this position are: Qualifying experience for GS-13 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-12 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience planning, evaluating, and implementing nutrition programs; developing and providing food or nutrition information to the public; supporting research literature reviews or evidence reviews across various topics related to food or nutrition; and developing and implementing strategies and management guidelines.

– Posted 4/12/23

Technical Support Specialist – University of Vermont Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The UVM Libraries is seeking a Technical Support Specialist staff member to join our team. This position provides front-line hardware and software support for Library faculty, staff, and patrons. They will research, select, and maintain computers and software in support of multimedia, statistical consulting, GIS, 3D scanning, and related work. Responsibilities include creating, maintaining, and deploying desktop images; authoring webpages and providing expert web-authoring assistance to library staff; and co-managing the Pharos print service and troubleshooting technology problems. This position will serve as a back-up to the Systems and Technology Services Librarian and the Web Services Librarian including the maintenance of library systems applications and servers.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number S4256PO. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than April 26, 2023.

– Posted 4/12/23

Librarian I – Teen Services – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic professional with excellent public service skills and experience in libraries and working with teenagers to join our team as a Librarian I- Teen Services! The Keene Public Library is a cherished community resource for the City and one of New Hampshire’s foremost public libraries. The Library has an active and supportive Board of Trustees and community, as well as dedicated staff and volunteers, who all contribute to a stimulating and positive work environment!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides library services to young adults and their caregivers, including reference, reader’s advisory, programming, outreach activities, and collection development.
  • Works with staff to monitor and evaluate services to all youth and promotes and publicizes the youth services program in schools and the community.
  • Curates content including print, digital, web resources and special collections for and with teen patrons.
  • Plans and coordinates STEAM programs for teen and adult users of the Makerspace, researches new technologies, designs new initiatives, develops training classes and schedules for staff and volunteers, and researches appropriate services to enhance the library’s offerings.
  • Leverages community experts, coaches, and mentors for services and programs that meet teen needs and interests.

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, plus one year of library experience or library training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A graduate degree in library science is preferred as well as experience working with teens ages 12-18!
  • Comfortable using library software and circulation services. Comfortable assessing online databases and using current/emerging makerspace technology applications and equipment such as 3D printing, 3D design, coding, scanning and image editing.

Pay and Benefits include:

  • This full-time position offers a pay range of $26.81- $33.41 per hour. The work schedule includes Saturdays and evenings each week.
  • Are you used to spending a considerable amount of money on insurance? YOU WON’T HERE!

The City of Keene offers low deductible/low-cost health insurance, low-cost dental insurance, and other benefits such as life, disability, defined benefit retirement, paid time off including vacation days, personal days, and sick days and more!

If you are excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community interaction, then apply today! Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your application. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, April 30, 2023 at midnight.

To apply: https://KeeneNH.gov/jobs
Job Description: Librarian I- Teen Services


– Posted 4/12/23

Liaison Librarians – University of Vermont Libraries (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Libraries seek three creative and service-oriented individuals to join our team of librarians reporting to the Director of the Information and Instruction Services Department. The three new hires will support the teaching, learning, and research endeavors of the University. These individuals will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in reimagining how to best support our users’ needs in a time of change. We are seeking both experienced librarians and those who are new to the field. Come and grow with us!

The University of Vermont Libraries supports all academic units on campus and the general research needs of students, faculty, staff and the public. These three positions will serve as liaisons to the humanities (including world languages), social sciences, and business – to be determined by experience and applicant interest. Successful librarians in this position will:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, faculty, and staff in assigned liaison areas and other areas as appropriate.
  • Provide curricular and co-curricular support through the development and teaching of information literacy and research skills.
  • Cultivate partnerships with liaison departments and faculty to support disciplinary information literacy and research.
  • Provide research, reference, and expert searching assistance to a wide array of users. This support includes reference and one-on-one and group research consultations virtually and face-to-face. Create online instructional materials such as research guides, tutorials, and integrated library services.
  • Contribute to collection development decisions for physical and online materials.
  • Develop, with support from mentors, an agenda for scholarship and/or creative activities.
  • Engage in service activities at library, university, association, and/or community levels.
  • Participate actively in committees, working groups, teams, projects, or other initiatives that further the Libraries’, the University’s, and the profession’s missions.


  • Master’s degree (M.L.S., M.S., or M.A. in Library or Information Science, or other variation) from a program accredited by the American Library Association or the equivalent professional credential in librarianship. Applicants who have a Masters’ Degree or PhD in another field and have completed a formal program providing training as a librarian (e.g. fellowship, graduate certificate), combined with at least one year of experience with at least one year in a professional role as an academic librarian may also be eligible for appointment as Library Assistant Professor. Note: candidates who anticipate completing their degree within three months after their initial date of hire are encouraged to apply.
  • Work or educational experience (internship, practicum, coursework, etc.) in an academic library.
  • Evidence of effective oral and written communication necessary for professional communication and scholarly work.
  • Ability to engage with a variety of people with a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness of collaborating with others as part of a team.
  • Ability to take initiative, develop and carry out projects, and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and facility with the research process.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility; awareness and understanding of diverse thought, cultures, race, religion, gender, and other differences.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants must include a diversity statement with their application. For more information on diversity at the University of Vermont, see: https://www.uvm.edu/president/inclusive-excellence-uvm.

Librarians at the University of Vermont hold faculty appointments without tenure. As such, librarians are expected to perform in three areas: Educational Mission (Librarianship), Scholarly and Creative Activity, and Service. Decisions about rank at time of initial hire will be based upon each candidate’s previous experience will be based upon performance in all three areas and will be at one of the following three ranks:

Library Instructor (Minimum salary: $56,878: The position of Library Instructor is intended for faculty who the department plans to hire as a Library Assistant Professor, but who presently lacks a terminal degree and may be appointed for only one year. Conversion to the rank of Library Assistant Professor will occur when the requirements for the terminal degree have been satisfied.

Library Assistant Professor (Minimum salary: $62,334): Appointment at this rank or higher requires a Master’s degree (M.L.S., M.S., or M.A. in Library or Information Science, or other variation) from a program accredited by the American Library Association and the potential to develop and to meet substantially the UVM Libraries Standards for Reappointment and Promotion.

Library Associate Professor (Minimum salary: $74,801: Appointment at this rank typically requires 6 or more years of professional (post-MLS) experience and a consistent record of accomplishment in librarianship, scholarly and creative activity, and professional service.

Generous benefits package includes: TIAA/CREF (or alternative plan), managed health care plan, professional development funds, and 22 days of annual leave. Faculty librarians are represented by UVM United Academics.

For further details about these positions (including salary information) and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number F2607PO. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than May 8, 2023.

In addition to the online application, candidates are required to submit the following four documents:

  • Cover Letter – This is your chance to tell us about yourself! We encourage you to tell us about any unique experience or skills you would bring to the position that would be valuable to our university library.
  • Curriculum Vitae – Please include education, work experience, and contributions in the areas of scholarship and community and/or professional service.
  • Diversity Statement –Our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. What do diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) mean to you? How does DEI inform your work? (Approximately 100-200 words).
  • List of Three References – Names and contact information (email and phone) for three professional/educational references.

The University of Vermont (UVM), established in 1791, is a top public research university. UVM is the largest institution of higher education in the state, with over 12,700 degree-seeking students enrolled in nine schools and colleges. UVM is known as a small, premier research institution, combining the faculty-student relationships found at small liberal arts colleges with the resources of a major research institution. The UVM Libraries includes the David W. Howe Memorial Library, Dana Medical Library, and Silver Special Collections Library, deliver distinctive and outstanding service to the campus community, the University of Vermont Medical Center, and the State of Vermont through excellence in instruction, innovation in research and scholarship, and dedication to public service.

UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, a growing metropolitan area, that has made numerous “best-places-to-live” lists. Situated between Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, the area offers easy access to a variety of outdoor and cultural activities year-round. It is also a short distance from several major metropolitan areas, including Montreal (95 miles) and Boston (180 miles). Further details about UVM Libraries can be found here: https://researchguides.uvm.edu/infoforapplicants.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

– Posted 4/12/23

Library Assistant – Georgia Public Library (Georgia, VT)

Georgia Public Library is accepting applications for a Library Assistant. 

Do you love books? Are you warm, detail-oriented, and flexible? Do you have good customer service skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite? Georgia Public Library needs a personable bookworm to be responsible for shelving, and checking books in and out for patrons.

14-16 hours per week. Saturdays 9-1 required. Potential for additional hours. Starting pay $15.00/hour.
Send cover letter and resume to Librarydirector@townofgeorgia.com
Deadline 4/16/23

Library Assistant: Outreach and Materials Processing 

  • Overdues: Run overdue list weekly, outreach to patrons following established overdue procedures
  • Holds: Run holds in KOHA daily at the start of shift.  Ensure that patrons are receiving books they have requested.
  • Materials Processing: Ensure that periodicals, new acquisitions, and donations are shelf ready, except for cataloging. Assist with weeding as assigned, including running circulation history, pulling books, deleting them and maintaining records. Repair/ mend as necessary.
  • Displays: Strive to provide visually attractive displays for reading themes and programs to enhance the services the library offers. Displays should be refreshed on a regular basis. Update outdoor sign regularly.Post monthly calendar to website, ensure website is updated regularly.
  • Patron services: check books in and out, answer reference and computer questions, provide assistance accessing ListenUp! VT and VT Online Learning, hoopla and  provide reader advisory when sought
  • Answer the phone and respond to phone messages promptly
  • Schedule Community Room
  • Shelve materials accurately
  • Shelf read
  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the library
  • Maintain patron records, including issuing library cards and necessary updates
  • Follow opening and closing procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

– Posted 4/12/23