Thursday, January 22, 2015

Reference/Access Services Associate, Full-Time, Merrimack College, North Andover (MA)

POSITION OVERVIEW: McQuade Library is a valuable center of information resources and customized instruction and fosters the intellectual growth of Merrimack students, faculty, and staff. We are looking for an energetic, collaborative, service-oriented library staff member to join our team to provide research assistance to our growing community of learners.

DUTIES: Provides specialized research consultations and reference for McQuade Library faculty, students, and staff. Maintains, compiles, and reports on access, collection, patron, and instruction statistics. Assists in the hiring, scheduling and evaluation of Access Services Student workers and maintenance of Access Services daily policies and procedures. Supports the development, delivery, and assessment of information literacy/ library instruction programs. Assists in managing all aspects of interlibrary loan including requesting items for all members of the College Community and providing items to participating institutions while maintaining copyright compliance. Creates online guides, and other materials for web publication in assigned areas. Contributes to the development, dissemination, and implementation of library policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS is required. At least two years of relevant library experience, or library science study, required. Working knowledge of integrated library systems highly desirable. Familiarity with Apple iPads highly desirable. Experience with online research, academic electronic resources, social networking applications, mobile computer devices, and Libguides preferred.

SALARY: Not specified. This is a full-time position. It is expected that the candidate will work 40 hours per week.
 
TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resumé to:
Contact Email Address:
hrjobs@merrimack.edu

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Anticipated start date is February 2015.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Public Services Librarian, Samuel Read Hall Library, Lyndon State College, Lyndon (VT)

Carry out professional responsibilities in the Samuel Read Hall Library at Lyndon State College, including information literacy and academic research instruction, online research, reference services, maintaining the library website and social media; and liaison and collection development for several academic departments.

Requirements include a master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program and one to three years of progressively responsible experience working in an academic library; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and creativity; and excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills. Preferred qualifications include supervisory experience; demonstrated understanding of relevant scholarly communication issues (e.g., intellectual property rights and Fair Use); experience with web programming, graphic design, and scripting, or a demonstrated ability to learn these skills; and teaching experience.

Starting salary mid-$30’s; an excellent benefits package includes vacation, medical, and personal leave, employer contribution to retirement equaling 12% of annual salary, a comprehensive insurance plan, and tuition benefit for self and eligible family members.

To apply, submit a mandatory Lyndon State College application for employment (available on the Human Resources page of the LSC website), cover letter, resumé, and names and contact information for three references to sandra.franz@lyndonstate.edu

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Library Delivery Driver, Part-time, NH State Library, Concord

Salary     12.410-14.450   USD
Description    
   
State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Cultural Resources

NH State Library

US:NH:CONCORD

Labor grade 8 22.5 hours per week

Position # Tmppt4991

Summary:

Operates and maintains vehicle and delivers book and non-book materials to libraries on pre-determined routes.

Responsibilities:
  • Operates delivery vehicle to maintain pre-determined routes throughout the state.
  • Maintains vehicles for use by self and other staff
  • Delivers and receives book and non-book material in bins, cartons, boxes and bags, weighing up to 50 lbs., at scheduled stops to provide interlibrary loan services to libraries.
  • Provides daily records of materials transported as required, and maintains monthly vehicular records.
  • Practices good customer skills when providing van delivery service to libraries.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Experience: One year's experience in public contact work, with some experience operating a vehicle similar to library vans.

License/Certification: Current operator's license appropriate for the operation of a library van.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must successfully complete a defensive driving course during probationary period.

In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature should be included with the application.  If copies of transcripts have been requested please reference this and have them forwarded to the Human Resources office for the agency listed above.

Prior to applying, please be sure that you have completed your profile including your complete employment history, education history, credentials and contact information.  Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position for which you are submitting an application.  You are encouraged to provide a copy of your current resume, but resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.

For further information please contact Kathleen Stanick, Administrator  II, kathy.stanick@dcr.nh.gov 603-271-2400.

Library Delivery Driver, part-time, NH State Library, Concord

LIBRARY DELIVERY DRIVER(Job Id 3587)    
Location     US:NH:CONCORD     Post Date     01/15/2015
Category         Close Date     01/23/2015
Employment Type              
Description   
State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Cultural Resources

NH State Library

US:NH:CONCORD

Labor grade 8, 22.5 hours per week

Position # Tmppt5020

Summary: Operates and maintains vehicle and delivers book and non-book materials to libraries on pre-determined routes.

Responsibilities:
  • Operates delivery vehicle to maintain pre-determined routes throughout the state.
  • Maintains vehicles for use by self and other staff
  • Delivers and receives book and non-book material in bins, cartons, boxes and bags, weighing up to 50 lbs., at scheduled stops to provide interlibrary loan services to libraries.
  • Provides daily records of materials transported as required, and maintains monthly vehicular records.
  • Practices good customer skills when providing van delivery service to libraries.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Experience: one year's experience in public contact work, with some experience operating a vehicle similar to library vans.

License/Certification: Current operator's license appropriate for the operation of a library van. See class specification for Library Delivery Driver.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must successfully complete a defensive driving course during probationary period.

In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature should be included with the application.  If copies of transcripts have been requested please reference this and have them forwarded to the Human Resources office for the agency listed above.

Prior to applying, please be sure that you have completed your profile including your complete employment history, education history, credentials and contact information.  Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position for which you are submitting an application.  You are encouraged to provide a copy of your current resume, but resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.

For further information please contact Kathleen Stanick, Administrator II, kathy.stanick@dcr.nh.gov, 603-271-2400

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Circulation Assistant, Temporary/Temp-Perm, Hollis Social Library, Hollis


Duties/ Description: This role involves a variety of library circulation and clerical procedures with a heavy concentration on public contact and the ability to create a courteous pleasant first impression of the library to the patrons. Reports to the Library Director, but receives daily assignments, training and priorities from the Circulation & Adult Services Librarian. Occasionally may work unsupervised and be expected to solve problems and serve library users independently.

Performs various duties, as assigned, in the operation of the library Circulation Department and customer service including but not limited to: assisting patron’s with inquiries, checking library materials in and out, managing patron accounts, shelving library materials, and assisting with the Summer Reading Program.

This job is an 8-12 hour a week position. Candidate must be able to work weekends and evenings. This temporary job has the possibility of becoming permanent.

Qualifications: High school graduate, with one year library or clerical experience working with the public. Must be detail oriented. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when dealing with challenging patrons. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, automated circulation system, and library circulation policies and procedures. Flexibility to deal with multiple tasks and patrons simultaneously. Basic typing/computer skills, comfortable with latest technology.
 
Salary: $9.39/hr

Closing date: 1/21/2015

Send: Send resumé and cover letter to:

Hollis Social Library
Attn: Robert Bartis, Trustee Chairperson 
P.O. Box 659
Hollis, NH 03049

Or

E-mail: trustees@hollislibrary.org
Subject Heading: Circulation Assistant

Adult Services Librarian, Kingston Community Library


The Kingston Community Library seeks an Adult Services Librarian to oversee public services in our customer-centered library. Duties include performing and assigning tasks in public service, reference and readers’ advisory, inter-library loan, circulation, processing, shelving, programing, and selection. 

Must be able to work at a desk thirty-two (32) to thirty-six (36) inches high, carry heavy armloads of books, use stairs, and reach all shelves with or without the aid of a step-stool.

Kingston is a historic town in southeastern New Hampshire with a population of approximately 7,500.  Having recently undergone a new building project, our library is housed in a beautiful new facility with all the amenities that come with thoughtful community centered design. 

$15.50/hour, 32 hours per week, paid vacation, sick time, holidays. Some evenings and Saturdays required.

Please send a resumé and three references to:

Michael Sullivan, Director
Kingston Community Library
2 Library Lane
Kingston, NH  03848 


Or by email (preferred): director@kingston-library.org 

Full job description at: http://www.kingston-library.org/p/job-opportunities.html

Applications will be considered immediately. This position will remain open until filled.

This facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Library Aide, Belmont Public Library

The Belmont Public Library seeks an energetic individual who enjoys the public to join our staff as a part-time substitute Library Aide.

The candidate will perform circulation duties including checking out materials, registering patrons for new library cards, and shelving materials; assist patrons with locating materials, basic computer and reference questions, and reader’s advisory; and assist staff with preparing and implementing adult and/or youth programming.

Shifts will be irregular, and may include evenings until 7:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The Aide will be available on call to substitute during staff vacations or illness.

The candidate must have basic computer and Internet skills, be able to effectively interact with all members of the public in a courteous and tactful manner, and be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with coworkers.

Hourly wage is commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and resume by Friday January 16 to bpl@belmontnh.org