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Library Director

Deadline:  September 10, 2014
Abbie Greenleaf Library
Franconia, NH
Abbie Greenleaf Library, located in the town of Franconia in the White Mountains region of New Hampshire, is seeking a forward-thinking, energetic and creative individual to serve as its director. The library serves a community of residents and year-round visitors.
The director will manage library staff, develop the library budget, maintain a knowledge of emerging technologies, monitor the library’s web presence (web site and social media), and offer programs of interest to adults and children.
Education and Experience
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science preferred; candidates with partial course work towards a degree or with comparable public library experience are encouraged to apply.
Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Thirty-hour work week. Two weeks of paid vacation, holidays and health insurance are provided. Six-month probationary period.
Application
Submit a letter of interest with résumé and contact information for three professional references to abbielibrary@gmail.com
The position description is available at www.abbielibrary.org/Director.pdf
The application deadline is September 10, 2014. In-person interviews will be conducted at the library.

 

 


 

Reference Librarian-Part Time

Deadline:  none given will post until October 1, 2014
Department: Reference and Information Services Department
Description:
The Haverford Township Free Library is seeking a part time Reference Librarian to fill a position in the Reference and Information Services Department. The position is for approximately 15 hours per week including day, night and weekend shifts.
Applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and responsive to answering questions from customers/staff. The individual will be able to handle problem situations with a professional attitude as required by established policies of the Delaware County Library System and the Haverford Township Free Library. Building supervision is required on evening and weekend reference desk shifts.
Additional duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting in collection development, promotion of library resources and programs, and instruction in the use of technology.
For a complete job description please email Mary Lou Kolowitz, Reference Department Manager at kolowitz@haverfordlibrary.org.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:
kolowitz@haverfordlibrary.org or
Mary Lou Kolowitz, Reference Department Manager
Haverford Township Free Library
1601 Darby Road
Havertown, PA 19083
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school with an emphasis on public libraries. Advanced MLS students are welcome to apply Progressive knowledge of technology including software on various platforms (computers, eReaders/tablets, phones and other mobile devices) Exceptional customer service skills
Contact:
Mary Lou Kolowitz, Reference Department Manager
kolowitz@haverfordlibrary.org

 

 

 


 

Library Assistant, 15hr/wk,  Job Posting 019 14                  

    Deadline:  September 8, 2014                                            

Department:        Gloucester Twp-Blackwood Rotary Public Library                                Blackwood

Salary:                   11.7261hr

Schedule:             Saturdays 12-4pm; days and evenings required; schedule may change based on Library needs

Status:                  Permanent after 90 day working test period 

Description of Duties

Under general supervision, primary duties include performing a variety of public service tasks, including but not limited to, discharging and charging library materials, computing and collecting fines, registering customers for library cards and programs, processing holds, answering general questions from the public, assisting customers in locating materials, shelving materials, emptying the book drop, assisting customers on the public computers and other related duties as required. May be scheduled at other branches.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic arithmetic using whole numbers

Ability to perform extensive alphabetizing beyond the first letter of a word.

Ability to converse courteously in person and using other methods of communication

Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or oral one-or-two step instructions

Knowledge of Millennium and Dewey Decimal System and Basic Computer Skills a plus

Appointee may be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Applications of current employees will be reviewed first, then, other applications will be reviewed in the following order:  residents of Camden County, Contiguous County Residents, NJ State Residents.  

Employment applications may be obtained at any of our branches or may be printed off our website at www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-library

 

Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by September 8,  2014  at 2 pm and should be forwarded to:

Camden County Library

Department of Human Resources

203 Laurel Road

Voorhees, NJ 08043          or   Fax: 856-772-2761 

E-mail:  jdinich@camdencountylibrary.org

 

*Please refer to the Job Posting Number on your application; failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered. 

 

We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.

 

 The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

 


 

Librarian, 35 hr/wk, Job Posting 020-14                     

  Deadline:  September 8, 2014                                             

Department:        Gloucester Twp-Blackwood Rotary Public Library 

                                Blackwood

Salary:                   22.9904/hr, ($41,841 annually)

Schedule:             Days, Evenings, & Weekends Required (Some Holidays)

Status:                  Permanent after 90 day working test period 

Description of Duties

Responsibilities include acting as the working shift leader, answering in-depth and complex reference and readers’ advisory questions for all customers, assisting customers in using the catalog, conducting library tours, developing and conducting programs for children, collection development, outreach to schools and community agencies, assisting as needed at the circulation desk, assisting customers on the public computers and other related duties as required.  May be scheduled at other branches.

 

Requirements:

 
A Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the
 American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master's Program in Library Science
 that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College, prior experience in
Childrens programming and circulation functions helpful.
 
Appointee may be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey if the operation
 of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
 

Applications of current employees will be reviewed first, then, other applications will be reviewed in the following order:  residents of Camden County, Contiguous County Residents, NJ State Residents.   If the chosen applicant is a not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident to be appointed to the position within the timeframe designated by the Library, not to exceed one year.

Employment applications may be obtained at any of our branches or may be printed off our website at http://www.camden.lib.nj.us/employment/

Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by September 8,  2014  at 2 pm and should be forwarded to:

Camden County Library

Department of Human Resources

203 Laurel Road

Voorhees, NJ 08043          or   Fax: 856-772-2761 

E-mail:  jdinich@camdencountylibrary.org

*Please refer to the Job Posting Number on your application; failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered.

We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.

 The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 


 

Library Assistant - Multimedia (PT)

Deadline:  none given will post until September 30, 2014
Department Chester County Library
Location 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, P
This part time Multimedia Library Assistant position is responsible for providing reference responses,
readers’ advisory services, and for assisting customers with identifying and locating multimedia
materials. Staff in this position answer general policy and directional questions, and are required to work some evenings and weekends.
This position requires familiarity with popular film, music, and book genres, as well as an understanding of Chester County Library’s eMedia collection. This position requires good organization and communication skills, flexibility, the ability to master automated circulation functions, genuine enjoyment of the commitment to public service, and the ability to handle stressful situations when necessary.
Shift:
Monday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.,
2 weekends per month Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
All library positions require both criminal background and child abuse clearances. Candidates who have not lived in PA in the past 5 years will be required to obtain an FBI fingerprint check. Copy and paste this link: www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm for further information about the process.
Position Type
Part-Time / Non-Exempt
Salary Information
Hourly Rate: $8.50
Weekly Hours
18 hours per week.
Deadline
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Other Information
Original posting date: 6/30/2014

 

 

 

 


 

Superior District Library     

Deadline:  none given will post until September 30, 2014                                                      

Due to the retirement of the current director, the Board of Trustees of Superior District Library (headquartered in Sault Sainte Marie, MI) is seeking an energetic leader with a strong commitment to public library service and the skills necessary to direct a diverse and unique library system.

This newly-formed (March, 2013) system, which encompasses 1,725 square miles in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula is an independent district with a representative Board of Trustees and dedicated funding.  The Library’s staff of 36 serve over 40,000 residents with eight (8) library facilities.  An annual operating budget of nearly $1 million  is derived primarily from a voted local tax.  The system’s award-winning libraries enjoy strong support in each of their communities

Known as the Northern Gateway to Canada, Sault Sainte Marie itself is a community of 15,000, home to the world famous Soo Locks, connecting Lake Superior with Lake Huron. The “Sault” and its neighboring communities are a long- time favorite of tourists, as well as home to the highly respected Lake Superior State University, a dynamic and fast- growing regional medical center, several modern industrial parks, and three airports.   An industrious local work ethic and a minimal bureaucracy with strong community collaboration help to make the area both welcoming and growing.

On the eastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty, charming small town life, world-renowned landmarks, and over a thousand years of Native American history.

The region's abundant natural beauty, nearby Great Lakes, extensive National and State forests, and limitless outdoor activities provide recreation opportunities during every season.  Coupled with safe neighborhoods, lack of traffic congestion, affordable housing, extensive cultural activities, low cost of living, and modern and outstanding public and private educational facilities, it is a great place to live.

To learn more about the Superior District Library and the communities it serves 
visit: http://www.uproc.lib.mi.us/bpl/index.html; http://www.uproc.lib.mi.us/bpl/community.html;
 http://joomla.uproc.lib.mi.us/SDL/ and http://www.uproc.lib.mi.us/bpl/video%20links.html
 

Position requirements:  Masters’ degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; a minimum of six (6) years of post-degree library employment, of which at least two (2) years have been in a management/supervisory position.

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of all facets of public library service; an enthusiasm for and understanding of rural and small-town librarianship; the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects; excellent organizational and communications skills; strong financial management abilities; the ability to work effectively with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups, and the general public; and the ability to address challenges in a collaborative and creative manner.  Experience in a successful millage or levy campaign is essential.   Multi-outlet and district library experience is desirable and knowledge of Michigan library law would be a plus.

For a complete position description: http://www.hartzell-mikaconsulting.com/positions_available.html

Compensation: From $60,000, dependent on qualifications and experience; excellent benefit package, including a MERS defined benefit retirement plan.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by 5 o’clock pm (EDT) on August 25, 2014 will receive first consideration. Electronic submissions required.  To apply, submit a cover letter, which specifically addresses the position requirements, your resume, and the names and contact information (including email address) of three (3) professional references to Marianne@hartzell-mikaconsulting.com.