Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Electronic Resources Librarian - Visiting Faculty, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), Manchester

Job Description
Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) Shapiro Library seeks a team oriented and user focused Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a ten month visiting faculty position with a start date of October 1, 2014. This position will also provide reference and instruction services and be the library liaison to a school or department.   

For consideration, applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and knowledge of the lifecycle of electronic resources. The ideal applicant will have excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work collegially.

While library experience is preferred, we encourage recent Library Science graduates to apply
Some weekend (September-May) hours are required as part of a shared Saturday rotation.

To apply for this position, please visit http://snhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/12246

Instruction/Reference Librarian - Visiting Faculty, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), Manchester

Job Description

Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) Shapiro Library seeks an enthusiastic and team-oriented Librarian to provide instruction and reference services. This position will also be the library liaison to one department or school. This is a ten month visiting faculty position with a start date of October 1, 2014.   

For consideration, applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, knowledge of general reference works, as well as, the ability to work with electronic and traditional information sources. The ideal applicant will have experience teaching in an academic information literacy instruction program; possess excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work collegially.

While library experience is preferred, we encourage recent Library Science graduates to apply. Knowledge of business reference sources preferred, not required.

Some weekend (October-May) hours are required as part of a shared Saturday coverage rotation.

To apply for this position, please visit http://snhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/12245

Youth Services Librarian, Hooksett Public Library

For a complete posting visit http://www.hooksettlibrary.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

The Hooksett Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and motivated individual who is interested in joining our team.  We seek a leader who loves children and is passionate about providing library services to youth.  We are looking for an organized professional to deliver quality programs for youth ages newborn to teen, and to maintain an outstanding youth collection.  Will you be the one to help create a five star Youth Services Department?  If so, join our 2013 NH Library of the Year!

The Youth Services Librarian will act as the department head of the Youth Services Department work closely with the part-time Children’s Assistant to plan, execute and evaluate programming, such as the Summer Reading Program, ongoing storyhours, school vacation week programs and much more.  The Youth Services Librarian will also work cooperatively with the Library Director and all other library staff to ensure the delivery of consistent and quality library services to the Hooksett community as an active member of the library management team. 

Considerable professional experience serving children, young adults, and families, including materials selection, reference and reader's advisory, planning and producing programs, and publicity materials, is required.  Three years progressive professional library experience including supervisory experience of paraprofessional staff and volunteers. MLS from ALA-accredited library school with a concentration in youth services or a comparable combination of related education (Master's Degree) and experience will be considered. 

Beginning salary $36,000.00 - $42,000.00 commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package.
Full job description available at www.hooksettlibrary.org  To apply, please submit resumé, cover letter and portfolio to Heather Rainier, Library Director, Hooksett Library, 31 Mt. St. Mary’s Way, Hooksett, NH 03106 hshumway@hooksettlibrary.org.
Review of applications will take place beginning October 6, 2014. Position open until filled.  EOE

Monday, September 15, 2014

Circulation Assistant--Marketing, Part-time, Peterborough Town Library

Position Title: (Part-Time) Circulation Assistant--Marketing

General Summary: Peterborough Town Library is looking for a creative and adaptable team player to assist us with the marketing and promotion of our services. Duties include maintaining content on library website and social media, creating flyers, press releases, and other promotional materials. Position is cross trained to assist patrons at the main circulation desk with routine questions and perform routine circulation functions. Ideal candidate will be creative and excited about public library programming!

Essential Job Functions:
  • Assists with creating content for the website and social media.
  • Creates flyers and promotional materials for programs and library services as directed. 
  • Writes and distributes press releases for programs and new services. 
  • Assists with creation of monthly calendar and newsletter. 
  • Uses innovative ideas to market programs
  • Covers circulation desk as scheduled and provides quality customer service. 
  • Covers for circulation staff during vacations and as needed. Works occasional Saturdays.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists the Director as needed with administrative tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Skills Experience/Training Required:
  • Must be a people person—able to confidently work with other staff and patrons
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Experience with social media and web editing, and HTML preferred
  • A design sensibility – proficiency with Adobe products  or Microsoft Publisher, or infographics or data visualization software
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Commitment to excellence in patron service
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records.
  • Professional knowledge of public library operations, policies and procedures preferred
  • Working knowledge of library technology products including, but not limited to, the Internet, online databases, automated/integrated library systems, audio/eBook download technology
  • Proficient with the Microsoft suite of office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to establish positive public relations for the library, and to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.
Salary: $11.00 hour to start DOE. 5 hours per week with potential to increase hours, Thursdays from 3-8pm with occasional Saturdays. Applicants with flexibility to cover occasional sick and holiday leave are strongly preferred.

Closing Date: Position open until filled. 

To apply, send a cover letter and a resumé to Corinne Chronopoulos, Library Director, at cchronopoulos@townofpeterborough.us

Web Site: http://peterboroughtownlibrary.org

Source: Employer issued job notice September 13, 2014

Teen Librarian, Chesley Memorial Library, Northwood

Title: Teen Librarian, Chesley Memorial Library, Northwood

Duties: The Teen Librarian participates in the daily operations of the library, including circulation, reference, technical processing, program development, cataloging, and assisting patrons.  Primary duties include responsibility for the young adult/preteen collection and services.  The Teen Librarian is scheduled to work 4:00-7:00 pm Mondays through Thursdays.

Successful completion of college level library, education, and/or technology courses or equivalent; previous library experience preferred; OR any equivalent combination of education and expertise which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Closing Date: October 20, 2014

Salary: starting pay $13.11 per hour

Address: Please submit cover letter with resumé and/or application by October 20, 2014 to:

Chesley Memorial Library
8 Mountain Avenue
Northwood, NH 03261
Or e-mail: chesleydirector@gmail.com

Web Site:  www.chesleylib.com

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Interim Children's Librarian, Hooksett Public Library

The Hooksett Library is looking for an Interim Children’s Librarian.
Job Summary: Work with children and their caregivers in a busy Children's room; implement programming and story-times for children from birth through 6th grade. Requires knowledge of children's literature, programming experience, customer service skills, and enthusiasm for working with children.   For an outline of our upcoming programs, please visit our calendar: http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=HOOKSETT
Positions opens September 21st and will be open approximately 8 weeks, or until permanent Children’s Librarian is hired.
Schedule: 10 to 32 hours per week.
Hooksett Library
31 Mt. St. Mary’s Way
Hooksett, NH 03106

Please send inquiries to Heather Rainier at hshumway@hooksettlibrary.org

Library Director, Kingston Community Library, Kingston

Posted Vacant Position Title:  Library Director, Kingston Community Library Kingston, NH
Application and Inquiry Email address: kingstoncommunitylibrary@gmail.com

Kingston Community Library seeks an energetic, creative person for the position of Library Director. This position oversees all aspects of running a small town library with the mission of offering outstanding service to the community by providing informational, educational, recreational, and cultural enrichment.

Kingston is an historic town in southeastern New Hampshire with an approximate population of 6,000.  Having recently undergone a new building project in May of 2010, the library is equipped with modern technology and areas for children, teen, and adults to enjoy quiet study, meetings, activities and programs.

The Library Director will act as the Chief Administrative Officer of the library, responsible for day-to-day library operations within compliance of state and local laws. The Library Director will work in coordination with the Library Board of Trustees on matters such as policy-making, strategic planning and long range budget management. 

The Trustees are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate the following:

  • A broad knowledge of books and a personal love of reading
  • Strong verbal and written skills 
  • Experience in the areas of collection development, programming, planning, and community outreach
  • Knowledge of library budget preparation/financial management, policy development, facilities management, technology, and personnel management/staff development
  • Ability to work well with library patrons and the community at large, other Town departments and officials, local schools and their libraries, a staff of 10 part time employees, volunteers, the Friends of the Library, and an elected board of seven Trustees
  • Experience with fundraising and legacy giving is preferred
Qualifications:  Candidates with an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program or currently enrolled as a degree candidate.  A minimum of 5 years of library or equivalent experience is required, including at least 2 years in a supervisory position of more than 3 or more staff.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and level of formal education. Applicant must have ability to work a flexible work schedule.  Applicant will have ability to travel to meetings, conferences. 

Closing Date: Applications must be received COB October 6th, 2014.
Salary:  Full-time salaried position $50,000 plus benefits. Relocation expenses will not be compensated.

Address:  Send cover letter, resumé, and three professional references to: kingstoncommunitylibrary@gmail.com (please put “LD Application” in subject line).

Source:  Employer issued job notice,  9/2014

KCL BOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer