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CLA Minimum Salary Guidelines

Effective January 7, 2016

 


Professional positions (MLS typically required)

The Connecticut Library Association recommends a minimum salary for entry-level positions requiring an MLS. This salary is $27.00 per hour. This recommendation applies to both full-time and part-time professional positions.

$27.00/hour translates to the following full-time salaries ($27.00 x # hours/week x 52 weeks):

35 hours/week:  $49,140
37.5 hours/week:  $52,650
40 hours/week:  $56,160


Professional level positions
that do not meet this salary or do not provide salary information are posted in a special area at the bottom of this page. For more information, see About this Page, below.

 

Library Technical Assistant or equivalent positions (MLS typically not required) 

The Connecticut Library Association has established minimum salary recommendations for LTA positions. Due to the wide variety of these positions, CLA has established three levels based on education or experience. For a description of each level, click on the links below. You may also download general information PDF icon about the levels.

LTA 1 PDF icon - $13.75/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $25,025  37.5 hrs/wk: $26,812  40 hrs/wk: $28,600
LTA 2 PDF icon - $17.60/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $32,032  37.5 hrs/wk: $34,320  40 hrs/wk: $36,608
LTA 3 PDF icon - $20.30/hour. Full-time salary: 35 hrs/wk: $36,946  37.5 hrs/wk: $39,585  40 hrs/wk: $42,224

 

 

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Public Libraries

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

  

 

6.21.2017

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Teen and Reference Librarian –The Mark Twain Library in Redding has an opportunity for a Teen and Reference Librarian. This is an opportunity to share your creative side, take responsibility for teen programming and work in a vibrant community. If you are able to work flexible hours, take the initiative to develop teen programs and are comfortable working with tweens and teens as well as their parents and teachers, this is the right opportunity for you. You should be enthusiastic about creating programs that will appeal to these age groups. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in young adult literature and social trends as well as an interest in and aptitude for social media and new technologies. In addition, this position will require spending time at the general reference desk (approximately 6 hours per week) . Ability to be flexible with scheduled hours is important as some evenings and weekend hours will be required. Qualifications: Masters in Library Science or close to completion of a Masters in Library Science or related degree. Experience working with teens/tweens is a must. To apply send current resume and letter of interest to beth@marktwainlibrary.org. This is a 30 hour per week position at a starting salary of $43,680. One Saturday per month will be required in rotation. Prorated paid vacation and holidays are provided after six month service. Medical benefits available. Application deadline is July 17, 2017.

 

6.19.2017

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Librarian IV / Head of Children’s Services - The Town of Hamden, Civil Service Commission, announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Librarian IV/Head of Children’s Services. This recruitment is open to all bargaining units and the general public. Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Town of Hamden Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM and on www.hamden.com. Closing date: Friday, July 14, 2017 @ 4:00 PM.

 

6.19.2017

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Reference Librarian, Part-Time – The C.H. Booth Library in Newtown is seeking a part-time reference librarian for alternate weekends, Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 11am-5pm (Sunday hours Sept-June). Anticipated start date in early September. Duties include: providing reference service, reader’s advisory and computer assistance; instruction in online databases, ebooks/audiobooks, catalog and internet; troubleshooting of library equipment; and other duties as assigned by the Head of Reference. Strong customer service orientation and MLS, or current enrollment in an MLS program, required; Evergreen ILS experience highly desirable.  Salary: $27.00/hr.  Send resume to:  boothref@chboothlibrary.org, no later than Friday, July 28. Review of applications will begin immediately.

 

6.14.2017

 

 

Circulation Clerk - Bristol Public Library. Summary: Facilitates the use of library resources by performing varied clerical and customer-service oriented tasks. Charges and discharges materials, registers patrons, records statistics, processes holds, performs information searches, and instructs patrons. Keeps current with materials added to the library collection and makes recommendations to patrons. Performs all delinquent material functions. Assists throughout library. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
     Type/Schedule: Full-time position, working 37.50 hours per week. September through June, work Monday through Thursday, and alternate Fridays and Saturdays; for the months of July and August, work Monday through Friday.
     Qualifications: Requires Associate’s Degree with one (1) year general library experience OR High School graduate/GED with two (2) years library experience. Requires effective written and oral communication skills, and ability to work independently. Computer skills that include intermediate knowledge of Database, Spreadsheet, and Internet software; basic knowledge of Word Processing and Design software.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & medical/vision/dental/life insurance package. Salary: $17.13/hourly, increase to $18.72/hr.@ 1 year, and to $19.09/hr.@ 2 years.
     SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION: www.bristolct.gov. DEADLINE: Friday, June 30, 2017. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

6.14.2017

 

 

Part-Time Library Clerk - Bristol Public Library, Manross Branch. Summary: Assists patrons in searching and locating library materials, including specific books, videos, audiotapes and compact disks; provides assistance to patrons and discharges materials; registers borrowers; assists with programming events for adults and children; maintains bulletin boards and assists with the preparation of Library displays; assists the public with the use of library equipment. Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
     Classification, Work Hours & Schedule: Part-time, non-benefited position, 12 hours per week. Schedule: Monday & Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Work schedule is subject to change according to departmental needs.
     Qualifications: Requires high school diploma or GED, plus two (2) years experience; or Associate’s degree with one (1) year general library experience. Education and experience may be substituted. Requires sufficient computer skills and intermediate knowledge in word processing software; Internet software; database software, and spreadsheet software. Must have excellent communication skills.
     Salary: $17.13/hourly, increase to $18.72/hr.@ 1 year, and to $19.09/hr.@ 2 years.
     SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION TO: www.bristolct.gov. CLOSING DATE: Friday, June 30, 2017.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

6.14.2017

 

 

Adult Services Librarian - The Cromwell Belden Public Library seeks a self-motivated and energetic individual to join our team as Adult Services Librarian. This position is responsible for oversight of the library’s adult services department, including collection development, reference, staff scheduling and supervision, and programming. The Adult Services Librarian works closely with the CBPL Director and the Children’s Services Librarian to coordinate programming and plan for the future of the library.
     Currently in the beginning stages of a major renovation project, the Cromwell Belden Public Library is a dynamic library with a collegial environment and a wide range of patron resources, including the first virtual reality lab in a Connecticut library. We value innovation and seek to create a positive and welcoming environment for staff and patrons alike.
     Preferred requirements include an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, along with experience working in public services, excellent organizational skills, and a track record of successful customer service. Knowledge of current trends in technology, supervisory experience, and a positive attitude and willingness to learn are a must. Public library experience is strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.
     Position is full-time, 35 hours per week, with excellent benefits. Salary range is 56,017-78,821.
     Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017.
     To apply, submit town application (available at www.cromwellct.com) along with resume and cover letter to Town of Cromwell, Attn: Human Resources Dept, 41 West St, Cromwell CT 06416. Closing date for this position is June 23, 2017

 

6.13.2017

 

 

Librarian - Children's Services, Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire CT. The Town of Cheshire, Connecticut seeks candidates to apply for the position of Librarian (L-5) in Children's Services. Only innovative, forward-thinking librarians need apply. Join an award-winning team that values continuing education, family engagement, and community-building.
     Cheshire (pop. 29,000) is a vibrant community located in the heart of Connecticut (2 hours to New York or Boston) and is well-known for its excellent education system and exceptional quality of life. Money Magazine has ranked Cheshire among its "50 Best Places to Live."
     Duties of the Children's Librarian include planning and running programs for children of all ages, performing reference and reader’s advisory work for youth and families, and collection development and budgeting for all types of youth media. The successful candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of child cognitive development from birth to 18 years of age, strong communication and leadership skills, and success with community engagement initiatives and outreach, especially with preschools, daycares, schools and businesses.
     Starting minimum hourly rate: $31.78, 35 hours per week, with excellent benefits. Master's Degree in Library Science and one year of relevant experience required. For further information including job description and application process, see the Town’s web site at www.cheshirect.org. Deadline for applying is 6/30/17.

 

6.12.2017

 

 

Library Assistant I - Groton Public Library. The Town of Groton is accepting applications for a full-time, 35 hour per week library assistant. The starting salary is $20.90 per hour. Skills and knowledge required would usually be acquired with a high school education and two years’ experience in public library work. Excellent communication and customer service skills required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated proficiency with computers, office equipment and an Integrated Library System. Applicants with cataloging experience are desirable. Full time position, 35 hours/week, to include evening and Saturday hours. Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required. The selection procedure will include a review of applications/resumes with best qualified candidates eligible for an oral interview. Applications are available in the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or www.groton-ct.gov/depts/hr/jobs.asp. Applications must be returned on or before June 30, 2017.

 

6.9.2017

 

 

Library Assistant - Case Memorial Library in Orange, CT, has an immediate opening for a part-time Library Assistant, 15 hours per week, $10.26/hour, in our busy Circulation Department. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, a love of reading and books, and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Meryl Farber, Library Director, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477 or by email to mfarber@lioninc.org by 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 30, 2017. For a full job description, please visit the Town’s website www.orange-ct.gov. EOE.

 

6.9.2017
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Supervising LibrarianNew Haven Free Public Library. Assignment focuses on Reference and Adult Learning. Salary: Range 9/Step 2: $56,692 annualized. Posted Until: June 23, 2017.

     Nature of Work: This is professional library work in the supervision of a major library activity, a major branch library, or in the development and supervision of a major specialized subject area such as literacy, computers, audio-visual resources and service, and information service for businesses. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of the Director, a Librarian V or Librarian IV, and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results. This particular assignment serves as Reference and Adult Learning Manager with oversight for coordination of digital inclusion and technology training, provision of social service assistance, workforce development, strategic adult programming and other priorities of the City of New Haven, as such will be required to have knowledge and experience with computer applications in public libraries, literacy service, and business information service. Develops services and programs to support lifelong learning in collaboration with other NHFPL librarians and managers across the library system.
     Minimum Requirements: A Master's degree in Library Science and at least three to five years of experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge in the required area of expertise such as: Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community. Ability to apply library science principles and techniques to operating and supervising problems. Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library unit. Competency in Spanish is a plus.
     Instructions: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period. Applications and job description may be picked up at the Department of Human Resources at 200 Orange St., 1ST Floor, Monday through Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M, or are available on the city website. As a required part of the application process, candidates MUST submit a cover letter describing their relevant qualifications, experience and interest; a current resume; and the contact information for three references. Applications and other required information must be received by the Department of Human Resources, No Later Than 5 P.M. on REMOVAL DATE.
     Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period. This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 3144 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.

 

6.8.2017

 

 

Library Clerk - Cheshire Public Library. 15 hours per week. This position provides excellent, dependable and friendly front-line customer service for our library patrons, primarily at our Welcome Desk. Duties include but are not limited to checkouts, check-ins, reserves, collecting fees, assisting patrons with self-checkout machines, and issuing library cards. Must be energetic, team-oriented and computer-savvy: proficiency in Innovative's Sierra circulation system as well as typical technologies used by library patrons such as OverDrive and Hoopla, is preferred. Nights and weekends are required. Current minimum starting hourly rate of $15.50/hr. See the Town’s web site at www.cheshirect.org for job description and other application information. Deadline to apply is 6-30-17. Town of Cheshire is an EEOE, M/F/D/V.

 

6.7.2017

 

 

Division Manager for Information Services - Greenwich (CT) Library. “A great community deserves a great library, but the notion of a great library is rapidly changing in the 21st century.” If this speaks to you as a library professional, consider joining the Greenwich Library - and its highly talented team of professionals - as its next Division Manager for Information Services. As a key contributor of the eight-member Library Leadership Team, this position is responsible for the success of programs and services in the following departments: Children’s Services, Young Adult, Adult Reference (including Business, Music, Health, and Local History), Technology Training, and a start-up Innovation Lab. For 200 years, Greenwich Library has served as the intellectual and cultural hub of its community and is completing its strategic plan, “Connecting Our Community.” Greenwich Library, a Library Journal “Five Star Library”, proudly serves the 62,755 residents of the Town of Greenwich through its Main library (104,000 s/f) and two branch libraries, the Byram Shubert Library and the Cos Cob Library. With a dedicated staff of 91, a collection of nearly 450,000 items and a $9.4 million annual budget from public and private sources, the Library circulates 1.2 million items and hosts 645,000 visitors annually.
     Founded in 1640, Greenwich is the gateway to New England. A town of many neighborhoods, Greenwich is one of the top 100 places to live in the United States (CNN and Money Magazine). Less than an hour from Manhattan and easily accessible on the Metro-North Rail Line, it is known for its excellent public and private schools and health care system. Ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity are noteworthy; 24% of the population speaks a language other than English in their homes. Greenwich’s recreational amenities include several public beaches, a golf course, tennis courts, the Greenwich Symphony, choral society, and an active arts council. Located in Fairfield County, Greenwich successfully combines a cosmopolitan atmosphere with the friendliness of a small New England town. Additional information on the Library and the community can be found at Greenwich Links.
     Responsibilities. The Division Manager for Information Services, will assist with managing the Library program, implementing policy, developing and implementing long term strategy, and launching initiatives to improve library services for the community. Responsibilities include: oversight of library departments (reference services (including business, music, health, and local history), children’s services young adult services, technology training and a fledgling Innovation Lab; managing projects supporting the goals of the strategic plan; managing, mentoring and coaching library professional and support staff (37 direct reports); working closely with community partners collaborating on program and service opportunities; working with subject specialists continuing to enhance collections and resources; and providing oversight and support to five active reference desks. See the Greenwich Library Manager Position Description for additional details.
     Minimum qualifications.  A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university is required. Additional requirements include: six years of post-master’s professional experience in library work including three years of library experience managing and supervising librarians and professional library staff; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the requirements of the position. Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include, but are not limited to: strong oral and written communication skills; managing multidisciplinary programs consistent with the library’s strategic initiatives; directing and supporting staff to achieve established programs; mentoring, coaching and evaluating staff; benchmarking and evaluating workflow efficiencies; thinking strategically and developing new services and programs to achieve long-term goals; and displaying and modeling tactful, courteous and positive relationships with internal and external constituencies.
     Compensation. The position offers a salary range of $84,768 – 109,377 (placement dependent upon qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package.

     For more information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury, jobethbradbury@bradburymiller.com. This position closes July 21, 2017. Please allow sufficient time to complete the application process through the Town of Greenwich's Employment Site no later than 4pm EST, July 21, 2017, for consideration as a candidate. The Town of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

 

6.6.2017

 

 

Part-Time Library Assistant - Babcock Library, Ashford, CT. General Description: Performs a variety of library circulation, technical, and administrative procedures. The work requires that the employee have good knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of library support functions. Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of the Library Director.
     Examples of Duties: Performs all circulation desk duties using computerized system. Performs all opening/closing procedures in work area/public areas. Oversees book processing. Resolves routine problems in technical procedures. Performs a variety of library clerical tasks, as assigned. Notifies patrons about reserved materials. Performs basic reference work or refers it to Librarian. Assists patrons in locating materials through OPAC or ILL. Performs elementary descriptive cataloging using automated bibliographic database. Process magazines for circulation. Assists with library programs and displays; registration, signs, crafts, book lists, etc. Assists with book orders. Prepares, repairs, and withdraws, materials. Shelves materials/reads shelves. Performs other duties designated by Library Director.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic library methods, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of standard office/ library machines. Knowledge of automated systems as they apply to book processing. Some knowledge of reader interest levels. Ability in oral and written communications. Ability to maintain library records and carry out library procedures. Attention to detail.
     Qualifications: A degree from a recognized institution in library science, technology, or a related field plus some library experience, OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires good interpersonal skills, communications skills, and the desire to provide excellent customer service. Solid writing and computer skills are also required.

     Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and three references to bfreiburger@babcocklibrary.org.

 

6.5.2017

 

 

Director of Advancement - New Haven Free Public Library Foundation. This position oversees the operations of the New Haven Free Public Library Foundation, the development and fund-raising arm of the New Haven Free Public Library system. Working in consultation with the Executive Director and Foundation Board of Directors, this position is responsible for setting and meeting fundraising targets, planning and executing development projects and campaigns, expanding giving capacity and building a culture of philanthropy within the library system.
      Work spans all functional areas of development and advancement: individual and institutional giving, grant writing, data management and analysis, event planning, donor relations, board development and marketing / communications. A successful candidate will have a broad range of experience with fundraising and nonprofit administration; analytic and creative thinking and communication skills; a track record of success; and a passion for supporting the important work of public libraries.
      Responsibilities include: Set fundraising strategy, annual calendar and budget, and develop an action plan to raise money in support of the New Haven Free Public Library’s mission. Manage the annual fundraising campaign: solicitation, donor recognition and acknowledgement, data maintenance and analysis, grant and proposal writing. Plan one, annual large-scale speical event and smaller gatherings, celebrations, workshops and discussions throughout the year. Execute fundraising efforts for the Stetson Branch Library capital campaign: prepare solicitations and materials, assist co-chairs with planning and committee management, record and track giving, manage campaign events, website and social media. Supervise all day-to-day Foundation operations with assistance from part-time bookkeeper and clerical staff. Support the Board of Directors and prepare regular meetings. Assist Executive Director and library staff with strategic priorities and projects.
     Qualifications: BA (required), advanced degree or relevant certifications preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness in working with a nonprofit board. Demonstrated success in developing and delivering donor revenue goals and fundraising benchmarks in a cost-effective way. Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills. Knowledge of Donor Perfect (or similar fundraising database), Quickbooks, website management and social media platforms preferred.
     Terms of Work and Benefits: This is a full-time salaried position (37.5 hours a week) open effective immediately. 12-month renewable contract. Competitive salary and generous paid time-off package. Medical benefits or insurance are the responsibility of the employee. Applications received by June 15, 2017 will receive priority review. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Martha Brogan, Executive Director, NHFPL Foundation, 133 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510; mbrogan@nhfpl.org; 203-946-8139.
      The mission of the New Haven Free Public Library is to ensure that all of New Haven’s citizens have full and unlimited access to information and knowledge so that they may meet the needs of daily living, have opportunities for self-education, and participate successfully in self-government.

 

5.25.2017

 

 

Library Circulation AssistantLyme Public Library. 3.5 hours on Thursday evenings and must be available to fill in on Tuesdays - Saturdays as needed for small public library. Responsibilities include working circulation desk and assisting both adult and juvenile patrons with reference, readers’ advisory, & computer help. Must possess good customer service and computer skills. Starting wage $11.50 per hour. Send résumé, cover letter, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Theresa Conley, Lyme Public Library, 482 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT 06371-3110 or email to tconley@lymepl.org. Applications accepted until filled. EOE.

 

5.23.2017

 

 

Senior Library AideJonathan Trumbull Library, Lebanon. Energetic, tech-savvy, friendly self-starter to work mainly in our children’s library and to perform other duties as assigned. Applicant must be proficient with technology. We are looking for a reader who is comfortable using MS Word, Publisher and Excel, digital resources (e.g., eBooks, downloadable audios, internet searching, databases) and social media. Strong customer service skills essential. Organizational skills, accuracy, a positive attitude and familiarity with children’s literature needed. High school diploma required, college and previous library experience preferred. 19.5 hours per week: Mondays 9-5, Wednesdays 10-6, Thursdays 4:30-8. $13.18/hour, no benefits ($13.58 after 6 months). Send resume and cover letter to librarian@lebanonctlibrary.org.

 

5.15.2017

 

 

DirectorNorth Country Library System, New York State. Take a leadership role and assist public libraries in northern New York State to achieve new levels of innovative service and resource sharing. The North Country Library System seeks a visionary leader responsive to member library and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a talented staff to be its next Director. NCLS is a cooperative of 65 public libraries covering Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence Counties in New York State. With a $2.2 million budget and 20 FTE staff, NCLS is a member focused organization with a mission to provide collaborative services that strengthen our libraries. NCLS’s recently renovated 14,000 square-foot, solar powered headquarters is situated on a beautiful eleven-acre wooded lot bordering the Black River in Watertown, NY.

     The North Country region offers a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe, affordable communities and easy access to the advantages of larger cities. Watertown is a growing small city that is a few miles from Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands region. The Adirondacks, Kingston and Ottawa, Ontario, and Syracuse are all nearby. The area is a recreational playground with numerous opportunities for boating, kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, skiing and much more. The blend of recreation, cultural opportunities, education with six colleges in the area, good schools and one of the lowest costs of living in the state make this a great place to live.
     Responsibilities. The System Director, under the general direction of the Board of Trustees, is responsible for the administration of System operations. The Director supervises the department managers and works with the Board, staff and library Directors to align System services with the member libraries’ needs and priorities. For the complete position description, see NCLS Director Responsibilities.
     Qualifications. An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science; the ability to obtain a NY State Public Librarian Certificate; a minimum of eight years post MLS experience, three years in an administrative capacity. Essential abilities and experience include creativity, enthusiasm, superior written and oral communications skills; political acumen; consensus-building skills; experience in recruiting, evaluating and mentoring staff; a thorough knowledge of library trends and best practices; an understanding of innovative library technology; proven success working with and reporting to a governing board.
     Salary. The hiring salary range is $85,000 - $100,000 (with placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.
     For further information go to www.nclsweb.org.
     To start the application process, submit a cover letter, resume and references to NCLSDIRECTORSEARCH@ncls.org on or before the closing date of June 30, 2017.


 

 

Academic Libraries

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

 

 

 

 

There are no academic library positions at this time. Please check back soon.


 

School Libraries and Media Centers

 

6.13.2017

 

 

0.75 Library Media Specialist - Milford Public Schools. 0.75 Library Media Specialist needed at Calf Pen Meadow Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year. Must be a CT certified School Library Media Specialist (062). The successful candidate will have experience instructing students in information and technology literacy and providing school leadership in the integration of technology with instruction. Salary and benefits per contract. Interested applicants must apply online through the job posting on our website at www.milforded.org in order to be considered for the position. No phone calls please.

 

6.13.2017

 

 

Library/Media Specialist - Wallingford Public Schools is seeking CT certified candidates for a Library/Media Specialist at the elementary (K-2) level. Location: Highland Elementary School. Please visit our website @ www.wallingford.k12.ct.us to complete our on-line application.

 

6.13.2017

 

 

Library Media Specialist - New Canaan Public Schools. Vacancy for the 2017-18 school year for a Library Media Specialist, K-4, at West Elementary School. All candidates must hold or be eligible for appropriate CT certification. Please be sure to apply on our district website, www.ncps-k12.org and upload a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, transcripts and a copy of your certification (if available).


 

Corporate / Special Libraries & Non-Library Organizations

Professional level positions listed here have salaries that meet or exceed the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline.

 

 

6.6.2017

 

 

Metadata and Cataloging Specialist - The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI). Immediate opening in our Windsor, CT office. Part- and full-time will be considered. Flexible schedule, with option to work remotely for some portion of hours. The Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will work with professional and paraprofessional catalogers in a cooperative team environment to provide metadata and cataloging services to a wide variety of library and vendor clients, including academic, public, school and special libraries, as well as the publishing industry.
     Responsibilities: Prepare cataloging/metadata for both physical and digital library materials. Apply international standards including, but not limited to, RDA, LC classification, LCSH. Integrate library and publisher metadata. Aggregate, normalize and clean up metadata. Transform metadata between formats (MARC, XML, etc.). Manage customized client file management and delivery. Contribute to company efforts to streamline workflows and processes for optimal client satisfaction. Respond to both internal (DGI) and external (client) obligations. Undertake special projects as assigned.
     Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or 1-3 years’ related experience in the library metadata/cataloging field. Cataloging experience (RDA, AACR2, LC, DDC, MARC21 formats, LCSH, OCLC). Fluency in MARC and non-MARC metadata creation/editing/transformation. Experience with tools used to create, extract, transform, analyze and/or quality control metadata: MarcEdit, OpenRefine, scripting languages, regular expressions, SQL, XSLT, ONIX, KBART, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel (advanced features). Working knowledge of basic HTML and XML. Exceptional communication skills. Ability to think logically, work accurately and maintain focus in a deadline-oriented production environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability/willingness to work at client-site projects.
     Preferred experience/background: Strong customer service and project management experience. Demonstrated history of providing innovative and creative solutions to workflow processes and metadata management problems.
     Compensation: Starting at $26.00/hour (up to 37.5 hour work week). This position includes an excellent benefits package (for 30+ hours/week) and 401(k) plan. Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Colleen Collins, Business Office Assistant, The Donohue Group, Inc. at dgijobs@dgiinc.com.


  

Jobs with salaries below CLA recommended minimum or unknown

Positions listed here are considered professional in nature but (1) have salaries that fall below the CLA recommended minimum salary guideline; OR (2) have not provided salary information.


 

6.9.2017

 

 

Reference Librarian, Part-Time - The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, is seeking a part-time reference librarian, 19 hours per week. Must be available weekdays and some Saturdays. Duties include providing reference help and reader’s advisory, instruction of online databases, catalog and internet, publicizing and supervision of programs and other related duties. Salary: $22.50/hr, no benefits. Strong customer service orientation and MLS required. MLS candidates nearing graduation will be considered. Complete Town Hall Employment Application and upload resume and cover letter online at http://www.monroect.org/Human-Resources. Position open until filled. E/O/E, AA.

 

6.9.2017

 

 

Reference Librarian, Part-Time, Evenings and Weekends - The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, is seeking a part-time reference librarian for evenings and Weekends, 12 hours per week. Duties include providing reference help and reader’s advisory, instruction of online databases, catalog and internet, publicizing and supervision of programs and other related duties. Salary: $22.50/hr, no benefits. Strong customer service orientation and MLS required. MLS candidates nearing graduation will be considered. Complete Town Hall Employment Application and upload resume and cover letter online at http://www.monroect.org/Human-Resources. Position open until filled. E/O/E, AA.

 

5.25.2017

 

 

Library Director - The Willington Public Library located in Willington, Connecticut, is currently seeking a qualified Library Director to provide oversight and leadership both within the library and throughout the community. The successful candidate will be responsible for the application of library skills to a variety of technical and/or professional processes in cataloging, book and audio-visual material selection, and reference services. Position is 30 hours per week, and requires attendance at library programs outside of regular working hours (minimum five per calendar year). The Director must work closely with staff, the Library Board, community leaders, and other town departments. Responsibilities include the day-to-day operation of the library, facility management, and supervision of library staff and volunteers. The Director selects and acquires all materials for the library collection and maintains fiscal and budgetary records. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintenance of personnel files, preparation of reports, management of the facility usage, ensure computer systems are up to date, and oversight of programs and special events. The director is responsible for the development of a technology plan, which includes creation of a presence on social media platforms. The Director is required to attend monthly board meetings, assist in budget preparations, and attend town meetings to support the proposed budget. Experience with Verso and Quickbooks preferred. Qualifications: 3-5 years in a leadership position at a public library and Master’s Degree in Library Science or a Bachelor’s and the equivalent experience and education. Position scheduled to begin August 1, 2017. Salary: $35,000-$40,000/year plus benefits. To apply please send cover letter and resume to Willington Public Library, 7 Ruby Road, Willington, CT 06279 and complete online Application for Employment at willingtonpubliclibrary.org. Search open until position is filled.

 

About this Page / Submission Guidelines

Scope

CLC posts library-related jobs from all types of libraries and other institutions in the state of Connecticut and beyond. (Please note that out-of-state libraries must pay the non-member fee for listing positions; see Fees, below.) Custodial positions are not accepted. Clerical positions may be accepted at the discretion of the editor.

  

Organization

Jobs are divided into four general library categories - public, academic, school, and corporate/special - plus an additional category for all types of professional jobs with salaries below the CLA recommended minimum. Within each category, jobs are listed in by date, with newest postings at the top. Job titles are in bold type; hiring institutions (e.g. libraries, towns, universities, school systems, corporations) are in purple.

 

Revision Schedule

This page is updated every 1-3 days as needed. Ads with deadlines are removed once the deadline has passed. Ads without deadlines remain listed for one month. The date the ad was posted to this site appears at the beginning of each listing (e.g., 7.6.2016). When applying for a position that has been listed on the site for several weeks, you should consider contacting the hiring institution to ensure that the position is still open.

 

Submissions

  • CLC invites submissions of library jobs which fall within the scope of this page (see above). Submit jobs via email to jobs@ctlibrarians.org.
  • For professional positions - Please include a salary or salary range. If you do not wish to publish the position's salary, please indicate in your email if it meets the CLA recommended minimum. This information need not be published in your listing. Professional-level jobs without salary information will be posted at the bottom of the page.
  • CLC reserves the right to edit listings for length.
     

Fees

Libraries, schools, and other institutions that are members in good standing of the Connecticut Library Consortium may place advertisements on this site for no charge. The fee for non-member institutions is $100.00 per advertisement. When submitting your ad, please provide a contact name, institution name, billing address, phone number, and email address for this purpose. To verify your institution's membership status, search our member directory.

 

What is a "professional" position?

Professional level positions in libraries include directors, department heads, and other management level positions; most positions that include "librarian" in the title (eg., children's librarians, reference librarians, teen librarians, catalogers/cataloging librarians, corporate/law/medical librarians, etc.); school library media specialists; and many more. Just because a hiring institution does not require an MLS for such positions does not mean they are not professional in nature. Positions with words such as "technician" or "assistant" or "clerk" in the job title are generally considered support staff and thus are exempt from the CLA salary guideline. For more information:

 

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