Library Director, 20 hours per week – Shedd Free Library (Washington, NH )

The Shedd Free Library in Washington NH is seeking an organized, friendly, experienced person to fill the position of Library Director.

The Library Director must have a thorough working knowledge of modern library policies, practices, technologies and trends. Under the supervision and direction of the Library Trustees, the Library Director administers, plans and oversees all aspects of library. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proficiency with technology are required. The goal is to provide a warm, welcoming environment for all ages.

For a full job description contact: SFLDirector26@gmail.com

bachelor’s degree in Library Science or related field preferred.  Completion of Basic Library Techniques classes, professional certificate of librarianship, or equivalent experience will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience for this 20-hour-a-week position.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter via email to SFLDirector26@gmail.com  or via mail to Shedd Free Library Search Committee, 46 North Main Street, Washington, NH 03280.  Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2019.

– Posted September 5, 2019

Library Intern (2 positions) – Concord Public Library (Concord, NH)

Library Intern (2 positions)

Employer: Concord Public Library
Period of Employment:  August 5 – December 28th, 2019
Compensation: $17.00/hour, 24 hours/week.  Includes some evenings/weekends

Job Description

  • Assist with community engagement via participation in the library’s social media and digital marketing activities
  • Assist with patron access to and use of local history collection and digitization/management of these resources
  • Assist with a reorganization of the library’s physical collections to improve collection access
  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services for patrons; assists in the location of sources and the selection of materials, instructs patrons in the use of online catalog.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of areas of the collection as assigned; uses standard selection tools and guidelines as outlined in the Selection Policy to order new material with budgeted funds; removes worn or unused books from the collection.
  • Performs circulation functions; checks out materials; registers new library patrons and renews expired registrations; collects and records payment of fines; places requested items on reserve; explains library policies and procedures, sorts returned materials for shelving by pages; balances monies collected; aids patrons in the use of self-check machine.
  • Performs Technical Services functions; utilize the library’s automated system to catalog materials; process new materials; perform Interlibrary Loan tasks.
  • Participates in program planning for all ages and production.
  • Provides staff coverage at branch libraries.
  • Processes and delivers intra-branch and interlibrary loan requests.
  • Develops displays to promote library services.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MLS/MLIS degree or enrollment in a graduate program preferred in addition to a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university.
  • Knowledge of Library policies, procedures, terminology, and materials.
  • General office procedures, including computer usage and applications.
  • Basic mathematical computations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Frequently lift light and occasionally heavy objects up to 25 pounds.
  • Recording monetary transactions using basic bookkeeping techniques.
  • Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.

Forward Cover Letter, Resume and Reference to:

Todd Fabian, Director
Concord Public Library
45 Green Street, Concord, NH 03301
OR email tfabian@concordnh.gov

– Posted June 26, 2019