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Do you have a passion for public service? The New Britain Public Library offers great employment opportunities in a rewarding and fun team environment. Please check back often as job opportunities change based on our current needs.

Open Positions:
Library Associate Children’s - Part-time - posted 3/6/2020
Head of Adult Services - posted 5/11/2020

Library Associate Children’s - Part-time

Open Date: March 6, 2020

Title/Classification: Library Associate Children’s - Part-time

Reports To: Manager of Children’s Services.

Schedule: Part-time (20 Hours) position.  Includes up to two evenings per week and alternate Fridays & Saturdays.

Summary of Duties: Responsible for both in-library and outreach programs and providing reference and reader’s advisory services.  Participates in materials selection, and collection maintenance.  Reports to the Manager of Children’s Services

Qualifications:Bachelors degree required. Children’s library experience preferred. Computer literacy required. Proficiency in Polish, Spanish, or another language prevalent in New Britain.

Knowledge of children’s literature and child development preferred; excellent communications skills, both oral and written; ability to interact with a wide variety of people. Valid driver’s license required.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Send cover letter, resume and three references to Library Director, New Britain Public Library Administration, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051 or by email to

Head of Adult Services - Librarian III

Open Date: May 8, 2020

Title/Classification: Head of Adult Services - Librarian III

Reports To: Library Director

Schedule:Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk) includes at least one evening per week and alternate Fridays and Saturdays.

Summary of Duties: The Department Head of Adult Services is responsible for the total management and operation of all aspects of the largest library department and its integration into the overall operations of the library.

Qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited school of library/information science; excellent oral and written communications skills, five years progressively more responsible relevant experience, including at least three years of supervising staff. Must have the ability to make independent judgments, and to counsel and mentor others. Comprehensive knowledge of adult collections and services. Leads staff in providing services which meet the community's needs. Guides the staff in special projects of community interest. Proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Knowledge of Sierra/Encore an added plus. Proficiency in Spanish, or other language prevalent in New Britain is welcomed.

Responsibilities: Supervises departmental staff. Manages all aspects of collection development, programming, services and social media. Develops, documents, and implements long and short-term goals for the department. Prepares reports and statistical analyses, makes presentations to the Director, community organizations and others as required. Cultivates community connections and outreach to the community. Serves on the Director's Management Team to plan and coordinate library wide projects and programs, share information, and participate in strategic planning. Represents the library in New Britain and to the professional community.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resume or letter of intent to:

Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051 or by email to





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