Employment Opportunities with the Vermont Department of Libraries

The Vermont Department of Libraries is currently accepting applications for Library Consultant, Services to Children, Teens and Families. See below for the job description and how to apply.

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

Search extended, Closes 09/18/2016

Apply online at State of Vermont: 


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: 09/18/2016

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.



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.




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.