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Full-Time Assistant Director – Oneida Public Library
Oneida Public Library
220 Broad St.,
Oneida, NY, 13421
The Oneida Public Library (OPL) is seeking a full-time assistant director. OPL is a special legislative district library with a service population of 14,000. The successful candidate for this position will embrace and promote the ideals and mission of the OPL. They will be committed to customer satisfaction and orchestrate innovative programs and services for our adult patron base. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of emerging trends in libraries and be passionate about providing responsive, high-quality customer service within a diverse community. They will excel in professional and collaborative leadership, as well as the day-to-day operational and organizational responsibilities of an administrator.
The assistant director assists in the formulation of library policy, short and long-range planning, program development, evaluation, and provides input into allocation of resources in support of the Library's strategic initiatives. This position also requires grant-writing skills with particular experience in non-profit funding streams. In addition, reference and genealogical research experience is preferred. The specific duties and responsibilities of an assistant director vary widely from library to library. Typically, the assistant director is assigned responsibility for specific areas of the library’s services, operations and management and often takes on special projects and programs.
- Excellent communications and social networking skills
- Knowledge of electronic communications, computer business programs and information technology
- Demonstrated abilities in public or academic library operations
Education and Experience:
- BA in Library Science or MLS preferred
- 5 years or more managerial or supervisory work experience
- The assistant director of Oneida Public Library serves at the behest of the library director, performing such duties as the director assigns and acting as the director’s surrogate when appropriate.
Specific responsibilities of the assistant director include the following:
- Assist the director in developing library policies
- Manage patron relations and facilitate library activities in the director’s absence and at her behest
- Represent the library at various community events and serve as library representative at professional meetings and workshops
- Staff scheduling
- Assist director in training and managing library staff
- Serve as the library representative on CLRC board
- Write grants
- Supervises building maintenance
- Create and produce promotional materials such as posters, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, and annual reports
- Serve as media contact and write press releases and occasional feature articles
- Supervise the design of the library’s web site and update it on a regular basis
- Supervise, maintain and manage the collection of the Local History Room
- Assist in “weeding” the general collection
- Initiate adult and, to some extent, children programming; book, facilitate and superintend outside presenters and performers for adult programs
- Assist in scheduling programs and meetings, both internal and external, and setting up for them
- Write grants for special programming and program series and produce and superintend them
- Serve on-call as a reference librarian
- Assist and instruct patrons with computer and Internet issues
Interested candidates should respond with a cover letter and resume by August 1, 2020 to:
Michele Ryan, Director
Oneida Public Library
220 Broad St.,
Oneida, NY, 13421
Part-Time Children's Reference Librarian – Palisades Free Library
Palisades Free Library
19 Closter Road,
Palisades, NY, 10964
- Selects youth materials, coordinate presenters for youth programming, and offer reader’s advisory for ages 0-17 years.
- Works with members of the public of all ages at the reference desk answering reference questions, suggesting reading materials, and assisting with library equipment.
Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):
- Engages the public with positive, pleasant and professional customer service
- Selects and orders books and materials for ages birth through high school
- Provides reader’s advisory to youth and families
- Conducts storytimes for infants and their caregivers
- Hires presenters for other monthly youth programming
- Manages the summer reading program for children ages birth to twelve
- Organizes, displays and maintains the collection in the children’s room and YA section
- Coordinates with the other 4 South Orangetown youth librarians
- Conducts outreach to the community through school visits in the spring and fall
- Posts to the library blog, Facebook and other social media accounts
- Handles routine problems under the guidance of a supervisor
- Enforces the rules as laid out by the Ramapo Catskill Library System and the Palisades Free Library Board of Trustees
- Attends LARC and RCLS youth services meetings
- Duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Masters of Library Science or currently enrolled in ALA-accredited school
- Coursework in serving youth populations
- Knowledge of and interest in children’s literature
- Knowledge of trends and practices in the field of youth librarianship
- Enjoys working with children and families
- Ability to get along with patrons and staff
- Knowledge of general computing principles and ability to create and edit documents in MS Office
- Ability to post to social media
- Ability to demonstrate how to use library databases and ebooks
- Ability to make decisions and to work independently
- Is dependable, complies with work schedules and attendance requirements
- Possess good command of the English language and communicates clearly, both orally and in writing
- Ability to physically perform the duties such as using a step to reach high shelves, bending or stooping to reach low shelves and carrying books and materials
- Is mindful of the library’s sustainability initiative and operates under the guidelines the library environmental policy
This position is for 20-25 hours a week that includes one evening, plus one weekend a month. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library Manager – Gouverneur Public Library
Gouverneur Public Library
60 Church St,
Gouverneur, NY, 13642
The Gouverneur Public Library is seeking a full-time Library Manager.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Budget input
- Evaluation of Personnel
- Collection Development
- Strengthening Community Relations,
- Facility Maintenance
- Bachelor Degree
- Library Experience Preferred.
- Computer Skills Essential
- Maintenance of Website
Send completed form and full resume to J.Lahtinen, 18 Caroline Street, Gouverneur, NY, 13642 by July 31st, 2020.
Children's Librarian – Ogden Farmers' Library
Ogden Farmers' Library
269 Ogden Center Rd,
Spencerport, NY, 14559
There is a full-time Children’s Librarian position available at Ogden Farmers’ Library, which will be open on September 1st, 2020. Anyone who meets the qualifications below is invited to apply.
- Librarians provide reference and research assistance to the public.
- They have collection development duties, with each librarian taking a different area of responsibility (adult, children’s, etc.).
- They organize programming of public interest, promote the library, and supervise the library in the absence of the director.
- The Children’s Librarian focuses on collections and services for patrons from birth through 5th grade.
- They will be expected to work with the local school librarians to promote Summer Reading and other library events and services.
Specific Job Duties:
- Provide reference services to all patrons over the phone, in person, and via internet
- Training patrons in the use of library materials.
- Shift supervision of clerks and pages
- Collection development tasks such as purchasing and weeding the collection.
- Outreach, including the creation of promotional materials and visiting other locations to promote the library.
- Opening and closing the library.
- Staying up to date on changes in the field of librarianship.
- Create and run storytimes and programming of interest to the Ogden community.
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Masters of Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
- Exemplary customer service skills
- Familiarity with all technology currently in use in libraries
- Ability to perform the physical demands of the job.
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete work assignments independently.
- Willingness to work additional hours as required.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Previous work experience in this area.
- Subject-matter knowledge in the area of responsibility assigned; specifically children’s services.
- Ability to walk, stand, reach, kneel, and bend.
- Ability to sit for extended periods
- Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Salary: Based on experience, starting at $35,000 / yr.
- As a staff employee working more than 20 hours a week, the position receives 1 X weekly hours per year vacation time and 2 X weekly hours per year PTO. This is usable after 30 days and vacation increases in years 2, 5, 10, and 20.
- As a full-time staff member, health insurance is available. Staff member pays 25% of the premium.
- An IRA is available, but Ogden Farmers’ Library does not participate in the NYS retirement system.
Work Hours: 52 weeks/year, 6-8 hours / day, 5 days / week (35 hours / week). One evening per week and one or two Saturdays per month.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the library via email – email@example.com. The library will be accepting applications until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications submitted by July 17th, 2020.
School Librarian – Schenectady City School District
Schenectady City School District
108 Education Dr,
Schenectady, NY, 12303
This position will report to the Principal in a midsize urban school district located in the Capital Region of Upstate New York. The Librarian will manage the school library and ensure it serves as the hub of the school. The Librarian therefore must have the ability to develop, maintain, and sustain relationships and partnerships with colleagues and the community. The Librarian will plan culturally responsive activities to meet the diverse learning needs of all students. The Librarian will maintain a Library environment that excites students about learning and engages students lived experiences. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, a caring attitude, and a culturally responsive equity-based mindset.
- Serve as tech support in our buildings and is seen as an innovator in the implementation of technology in our schools;
- Maintain the library for effective distribution/circulation of materials, coordination of services, and effective instruction for building staff and students;
- Knowledge of how the library supports/maintains growth in student achievement and tireless commitment to that effort;
- Knowledge of differentiating for a variety of learning needs (both adult learners and child learners);
- In-depth knowledge of the CCLS, especially in the area of complex texts and close reading;
- Teach essential skills such as Microsoft Office programs, database research, internet research skills, source evaluation tools, library catalog search, and resource retrieval, keyboarding, reading skills, literature/non-fiction appreciation;
- Facilitate student (and adult) access to information-rich resources for research;
- Encourage students to explore the world around them through print and online resources;
- Serve as teacher resource through collaboration on Common Core-aligned curriculum;
- Knowledge of enrichment education research using the CCLS (TIE).
Librarian Key Qualities:
- Demonstrates an imagination that is contagious;
- Teaching approaches are driven by innovation and equity;
- Facilitates library interactions that foster intellectual, cultural and social-emotional learning;
- Independent thinker that thrives in interdependent environments.
- New York State certification.
- Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred).
About Schenectady City Schools
With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population, we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe, and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement. Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.
The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race, or gender. This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.
Middle School Librarian – Schalmont Central School District
Schalmont Middle School
4 Sabre Dr,
Schenectady, NY, 12306
Job Description & Qualifications:
- Middle School Librarian
- Full-Time Probationary Appointment (10 Months)
- Candidates should be familiar with educational technology and possess knowledge of working within the Google Suite.
- Applicants must be adept at STEAM and come with innovative and creative approaches to teaching Middle School students in alignment with 21st-century skill and career-based methodologies.
To apply, click here.
Children's Department Head – Great Neck Library
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave,
Great Neck, NY 11023
The Great Neck Library seeks a creative, detail-oriented, service-driven department head. This individual will supervise a very active, culturally diverse, children's library, including a current staff of three full-time and four part-time librarians. The ideal candidate will develop, recommend, and implement new and diverse children's programs and services that fit our community; prepare annual budgets and staffing requirements; function as a person-in-charge on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and professional skills are a must. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director.
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Staff Scheduling
- Material Ordering
- Conducting Programs and Special Events
- Other tasks as delegated by Assistant Director
- MLS from ALA-accredited college or university;
- Minimum of five (5) years of professional librarian experience;
- Minimum of three (3) years Children’s Librarian
- New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment
- Thorough knowledge of library service to children, administrative practices, and materials selection;
- Ability to grasp users' needs quickly and accurately;
- Ability to train and supervise library staff;
- Ability to analyze and evaluate situations, and make constructive suggestions for improvement of services;
- Ability to utilize and recommend materials in a variety of formats (print, electronic, audiovisual)
- Familiarity with the use of computers in a library setting.
Schedule: Full time-35 hours/week, Includes evenings and Saturdays; Sundays on a voluntary basis
Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $72,000 with full benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 07/08/2020:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY 11023
No Phone Calls
The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Head of Youth Services – Shelter Island Public Library
Shelter Island Public Library
37 North Ferry Rd,
Shelter Island, NY 11964
The Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a passionate and experienced Youth Services Librarian to manage a small youth services department. The successful candidate must be personable, knowledgeable about children’s and teen literature, a committed team player, and enthusiastic about providing excellent library service.
- The successful candidate must enjoy interacting with children, teens, and parents, be creative and innovative in program planning, promotion and implementation, comfortable with providing remote services and proficient in utilizing technology.
- The candidate must be able to adhere to a budget with respect to program costs and children’s and teen collection development. Interaction with the schools and other community groups is a required part of the job.
- We are seeking a candidate who is flexible and willing to pitch in to meet the various needs of the patrons and the library.
- ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
- Knowledge of traditional library services, emerging technologies, and social media are required.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with some evening and Saturday shifts required.
To be considered, please respond by July 15, 2020.
Cover letter, resume, and three references should be emailed to:
Terry Lucas, Director
Shelter Island Public Library
Youth Services Librarian – Perry Public Library
Perry Public Library
70 N. Main Street,
Perry, NY 14530
The youth services librarian is responsible for the collection and programming for youth services at the Perry Public Library.
Specific duties include the following:
- Directs all children’s and young adult services of the library
- Selects and maintains the children’s and young adult print and non-print material
- Plans, schedules and conducts various children’s and young adult programs,
- including an intensive summer reading program
- Works with community groups to promote library services, including local literacy groups RAP and Project Read
- Maintains and builds on existing outreach programs to Perry schools and daycares
- Trains and supervises clerks for tasks related to the children’s/YA areas
- Regularly updates all staff and board members on library materials, issues, and services for children and young adults
- Keeps abreast of developments in library service to children and young adults through ongoing reading, workshops, meetings, and conferences
- Maintains knowledge of current library trends in technology and electronic resources used in library service
- Maintains the children’s and young adult’s areas so they are pleasant and inviting.
- Recommends changes needed to the library director
- Advises library director on possible grant opportunities, assists with grant applications for children and young adult programs and materials
- Maintains records as required by the state
- Develops monthly reports that the director presents at the monthly board meeting
- May be called upon to be in charge during any lengthy absence of the director.
A Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university. A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or another relevant topic is recommended. Comparable training and experience will be considered.
Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
Full-time position, 37.5 hours a week (flexible scheduling). Salary starts at 35,000 with benefits including a health care stipend, NYS Retirement, and paid time off.
Submit cover letter and resume by July 13th, 2020 to:
Jessica Pacciotti, Director
Perry Public Library
70 N. Main St
Perry, NY 14530
Technical Services/Young Adult Services Librarian – West Nyack Free Library
West Nyack Free Library
65 Strawtown Rd,
West Nyack, NY 10994
The West Nyack Free Library seeks an energetic, positive, service-oriented professional to fill the position of full-time technical services/young adult services librarian.
MLS degree from an ALA accredited school of Library and Information Science and evidence of a strong preference to work in youth services.
- Create original content for website
- Manage social media sites
- Assist with remote programming
- Troubleshoot computer issues with the assistance of system support
Young Adult Services
- Purchase Age-Appropriate Materials
- Create and Facilitate Programs
- Provide Story Time and Book Club Opportunities for children of all ages
- Provide Reference
- Readers’ Advisory
- Technical Support
- eMaterials Support
- Program Facilitation based on desk schedule and/or as needed
Hours, Salary, & Benefit Package:
35 hours per week, including some nights and weekends with a starting salary of $50,960. Benefits include health insurance contribution, Paid Time Off and 403b Plan contribution.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application no later than July 10 to: Yixsi Echavarria, firstname.lastname@example.org
Library Director – Highland Falls Library
Highland Falls Library
298 Main St,
Highland Falls, NY 10928
The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director, beginning September 2020. The Board of Trustees is primarily interested in finding the right candidate with enthusiasm and energy to work with an active community and Friends Group.
A four-year bachelor's degree in any subject and excellent leadership and communication skills, some knowledge of grant writing, and experience working in a library.
- Overall aspects of the daily operation of the library
- Supervision of a small staff, work with adults and children (storytime)
- Budgeting and management of financial matters
- Reference work
- Assistance with computer needs of the community members
- Reading reviews and ordering books and materials
About Highland Falls Library:
The Highland Falls Library is an Association Library serving the Village of Highland Falls and the hamlet of Fort Montgomery. The primary support for the library's budget is the Town of Highlands. The library also benefits from the very active Friends Group which often takes the lead in fundraising for special projects. The library is a member of the Ramapo-Catskill Library System (RCLS), which provides automation and other related services. The Director is expected to participate with other directors as an advisor to RCLS. The new spacious library is located on the Main Street of the village and is central to the community and its needs. The workweek is approximately 36 hours, with some Saturdays (four hours) evenings (to 7 pm) required.
Starting salary is $50,000 to $53,000 depending on experience, holidays, and generous sick/vacation time included.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library to HFtrustees@rcls.org.
School Library Media Specialist – Chenango Valley Central School District
Chenango Valley Central School District
221 Chenango Bridge Rd,
Binghamton, NY 13901
About Chenango Valley Central School District:
The mission of the Chenango Valley School community is to provide educational opportunities to promote maximum learning potential for personal growth and social responsibility.
Our vision is to graduate students who will be:
- Self-directed, lifelong learners
- Respectful of self and others
- Productive citizens of local and global communities
The Chenango Valley Central School District is located in Broome County in the Southern Tier of New York State. Broome County includes rolling hills and the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers. The district is served by the Binghamton Regional Airport, and has connections for Interstates 81 and 88, as well as Route 17. Binghamton University and Broome Community College are located in the area, giving residents access to exceptional and affordable higher education. In addition, a variety of cultural opportunities are available, including Roberson Science and Museum Center, Tri-Cities Opera, Binghamton Philharmonic, Broome County Historical Society, and many theatrical groups. The region is well-known as the "Carousel Capital," housing several original working carousels. Numerous other recreational opportunities abound, such as cross-country skiing, golf, and fishing. The area is host to two minor league professional sports teams: The B Mets double A baseball and Binghamton Senators AHL hockey programs.
Job Minimum Qualifications:
- NYS Certification in School Media Specialist (Library)
- Cover letter
- Completed application
- Certifications (Copies of actual certificates as well as a print out of issued certificates from TEACH)
- Transcripts (Copies accepted with the application until original transcripts are received)
- Letters of recommendation Salary: Per Chenango Valley Teacher’s Association Contract
Submit Application To: Michelle Feyerabend, Assistant Superintendent of Schools
Effective date: September 1, 2020
Library Publicity/Clerk – North Chatham Free Library
North Chatham Free Library
North Chatham, NY 12132
This position’s main focus is two-fold; to write and send Press Releases and to perform library circulation duties.
General Job Duties:
- Performs basic publicity functions including:
- Writing press releases from material submitted;
- Maintains an up-to-date contact list of publicity sources;
- Makes flyers;
- Post to the web page, Facebook, and Instagram.
- Performs all circulation desk duties using the computerized system, including
- Check materials in/out/renew materials
- Reserve materials
- Collects fines
- Performs all opening/closing procedures in work area/public areas
- Assists patrons who want to borrow and return library materials.
- Attends to all circulation problems in a professional and timely manner. This includes but is not limited to processing overdue notices, and outstanding holds.
- Responds to general information requests by telephone and in person. Utilize library resources such as databases, reference materials, and the Internet to supply needed information.
- Any other routine tasks as assigned by the Library Director
- Undergraduate degree preferred. High school graduate necessary with a strong ability in the written work
- Basic computer skills (familiar with word processing and e-mail)
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions
- Ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, automated circulation system, and library circulation policies and procedures
- Ability to create a courteous pleasant first impression of the library
- Ability to establish a good rapport with patrons
- Physical ability to bend to floor level, stretch, reach, lift and carry books
- Ability to work independently
The position is for 10 hours per week at $13.00/hour and does not include vacation or sick time.
To apply, contact Vicki Wills at Mail@NorthChathamLibrary.org.
Adult Services Librarian – Fayetteville Free Library
Fayetteville Free Library
300 Orchard St,
Fayetteville, NY 13066
The Adult Services Librarian works as part of the professional team concentrating on library services to the adult patron base. This includes providing direct patron service, planning and executing programs for adults, and working to create marketing materials for library programs and services. This position receives general direction from Executive Director and Assistant Director.
- Provides direct patron service, staffing reference desks in various areas of the library as needed
- Provides resource recommendations using print and digital resources
- Assists patrons in research and in utilizing technology
- Acts as an integral member of the Adult Services Team
- Identifies and addresses needs of adult demographic patron base
- Researches current library trends for adult demographics
- Plans and facilitates regular programming for adult patrons, identifying opportunities based on current trends and patron interest
- Responsible for maintaining and scheduling the library’s arts and culture-focused programming, including programs such as concerts, movies, theatrical performances, speaker series, etc.
- Coordinates monthly art shows and art receptions
- Manages budget line for Arts and Culture programmings
- Participates in planning and executing additional events and programs as needed
- Acts as an integral member of the Marketing Team
- Works with Assistant Director to create marketing materials for all of the library’s offerings via print, digital, and social media
- Responsible for collection development of the library’s media collections in all formats
- Purchases and maintains the library’s music and video collections; CDs, DVDs, blu-rays, and digital video and audio collections
- Manages budget line for these collections
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent patron services skills and a commitment to serving our community
- Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
- Ability to positively relate to and collaborate with community groups, library patrons, and other library staff members
- Ability to understand and interpret library policies and procedures
- Knowledge of service and programming trends for adults in public libraries
- Strong technology skills required
- Ability to design and layout effective brochures, flyers, and newsletters
- Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign preferred
- Knowledge of marketing strategies and best practices, including social media, print, digital and email marketing preferred
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings, and weekends
- Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA accredited school
- New York State Public Library Certificate
About Fayetteville Free Library:
It is the mission of the Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) to support the evolving needs of our community. Staff members work energetically and collaboratively to contribute to the success of our programs, spaces, collections, and services across all areas of the library, in addition to focusing on their area of primary responsibility. We have a team-based environment made up of flexible and responsive professionals committed to our community.
This position is a full-time, 40 hours a week, and non-exempt.
To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Heather Matzel, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
Adult Education Coordinator – Hartford Public Library
Harford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
The Adult Education Site Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, oversight, and evaluation of adult basic education, with primary focus on ESL (English as a Second Language) and Citizenship instructional services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to scheduling, outreach, assessment and testing, staff/volunteer training, and other instruction. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers.
Education Planning/Support and Instruction
- Plans and implements adult basic education (English as a Second Language and Citizenship education) in accordance with library, funding, and partnership guidelines. Assures appropriate curriculum is in place including integration of library resources/services, technology, contextual experiences, field trips, guest speakers, etc. Proposes instructional staffing requirements, schedule of classes, space, and other logistics that align to classes.
- Coordinates all outreach, recruitment, enrollment and retention activities. Register and administers pre and post-test adult literacy students and document progress; provide educational support material and recommend library related programs; make referrals to outside agencies. Monitors student attendance, identifies student barriers and develops and implements retention strategies. Prepares and processes instructional consultant contracts; obtains and processes invoices and coordinates related issues with Human Resources and/or Finance.
- Through group or individual instruction, designs and implements workshops and informational sessions which optimize the use of library technologies and online courses, for career development and personal growth, both for internal and external customers. Includes developing user guidelines and visual aids; digital and print.
Supervision and Data Collection
- Provides oversight for teachers and other instructional staff (volunteers, contractors and interns); monitors performance and assures instruction adheres to curriculum guidelines. Orients teaching staff to library procedures and instructional resources, as appropriate.
- Collects and maintains records as required Responsible for timely and accurate data collection including enrollment, attendance, testing results, retention rates, instructor evaluations, and other programming data required by funding guidelines, input and monthly reporting; maintains and updates accurate program and other work-related records.
- Bachelor's Degree in Education required.
- TESOL or ESL Certification.
- Degree/Certification can be in process.
- Two years of demonstrated experience in the instructional use of technology is required.
- A minimum of two years of experience teaching adults English as a Second language
- Minimum of one year's experience overseeing contracted instructional staff, interns, and/or volunteers.
- Demonstrated knowledge of adult basic education - theory, practice and assessment.
- Master’s Degree in Education or Library Science preferred.
- Previous Library experience highly desirable.
- Second language skills preferred.
This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week). Salary range is $48,801.48 - $53, 807.00 with full benefits. Some evenings and weekends required.
To start the application process, log onto the Hartford Public Library website for the link to apply online. Interested candidates must complete an on-line application, attach a cover letter, and resume.
Temporary Librarian II - Head of Adult Services - Town of Ballston Community Library
Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, New York, 12027
Provides library service to adults, as well as children and teens when called for; including supervising a busy circulation area; solicits, schedules and provides programs for adults, including virtual programming; assists in maintaining the department’s collections; promote the use of library materials and services; performs outreach to community agencies as needed; website updates; technology assistance; supervises a team of part-time circulation clerks; and performs other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Passion for and knowledge of adult literature
- Familiarity with current library technologies and a range of devices
- The ability to perform both independently and as a team member
- Experience in planning and conducting adult programming
- Excellent communication skills
- Enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility and a sense of humor
- Experience supervising others
- Knowledge of Polaris automation software
- Microsoft Suite.
Graduation from a registered college or university accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the NYS Education Department to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Science, or equivalent, AND two (2) years of professional library experience. Eligibility for New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate at the time of application for appointment. Possession of certificate at the time of appointment.
Work Schedule and Salary:
A combination of day, evening and weekend hours averaging up to 35 hours per week, including one Saturday per month when the building is reopened, through Summer 2020 to fill a temporary vacancy. Salary is $25.00 per hour. Work hours may include remote work for a period of time to adhere to the New York on Pause order. Responsible for the library in the absence of the Director and Head of Youth Services Librarian.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current references to:
Jenn Richard, Interim Director
Town of Ballston Community Library
2 Lawmar Lane
Burnt Hills, NY, 12027
(518) 399-8174 ext.6
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.