Employment Opportunities with the Vermont Department of Libraries

The Vermont Department of Libraries is currently accepting applications for two jobs: Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement and Library Consultant, Services to Children, Teens and Families. See below for job descriptions and how to apply.

 

Assistant State Librarian

Apply online at State of Vermont:

http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers/search-and-apply-jobs

View the job ad here.

Job Title: Assistant State Librarian

Job ID: 619648

Location: Montpelier

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular Shift: N/A

Regular/Temporary: Classified

Hourly Rate: 32.500000

Posting Date: 07/15/2016

Pay Grade: 29

Position Number: 780002

Application Deadline: 08/07/2016

Department: Libraries

 

General Information

This position, Assistant State Librarian (Job Opening #619648), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact LIB.Contact@vermont.gov, using the subject line "Asst State Librarian".

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Overview

The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks an experienced, innovative, and highly motivated librarian to serve as Assistant State Librarian for Library Advancement. The successful candidate will report to the State Librarian and assist in the administration of the Department of Libraries, with a strong focus on activities and progams which advance local public library services and lifelong learning to Vermont citizens. The Department of Libraries is based in Montpelier, Vermont, located about 40 miles south of Burlington. Vermont has 183 public libraries, most of which serve small and rural communities with populations less than 5,000. Vermont is a progressive and innovative state with a population of 626,000 and is known for its robust farmer’s markets, beautiful landscape, outdoor recreation, fine colleges and universities, and strong sense of community.

 

To view the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

               

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association AND five (5) years or more of professional library experience, INCLUDING three (3) years or more of experience in public library administration with supervision of employees.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Experience as the director of a public library.

Experience working with a library board of trustees.

               

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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State Library Consultant (Services to Children, Teens & Families:

Apply online at State of Vermont: 

http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers/search-and-apply-jobs

View the job ad here.

Job Title: State Library Consultant (Services to Children, Teens & Families) 

Job ID: 619649

Location: Montpelier

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular Shift: N/A

Regular/Temporary: Classified

Hourly Rate: 26.920000

Posting Date: 07/15/2016

Pay Grade: 26

Position Number: 780040

Application Deadline: 08/07/2016

Department: Libraries

 

General Information

This position, State Library Consultant - Services to Children, Teens & Families (Job Opening #619649), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact LIB.Contact@vermont.gov, using the subject line "Youth Consultant".

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Overview

The Vermont Department of Libraries seeks a skilled, motivated, and innovative librarian to serve as State Consultant for Library Services to Children, Teens and Families. The successful candidate will provide consulting, instruction, program development, and administration for the Department, and statewide leadership in the areas of library services to youth and families, early literacy, advancement of reading for children and teens, and lifelong learning. May also have consulting duties associated with general operations and governance of small libraries. Duties include: consulting and professional development instruction for Vermont public library personnel; collaboration with partner organizations and state agencies on issues related to children, families, and lifelong learning; program administration; public relations; conference planning; coordinating three statewide children’s book awards; and working with school libraries. Statewide travel and attendance at out-of-state meetings is required. This job calls for a well-organized individual who will represent the Department in statewide partnerships and initiatives, apply research-based planning, program development, and assessment, and use current library trends to advance local library services to youth and families.

To view the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

               

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association AND five (5) years or more of professional library experience after the degree, including responsibility in collection development, programming, patron service, developing policies and procedures, and administrative duties, such as budgeting, staff supervision, marketing and public relations, strategic planning, and making public presentations, INCLUDING four (4) years or more in youth services in a public library, and including responsibility for collection development for children and teens.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: n/a

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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