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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 Position - Teen Room Clerk I - Part-time - posted 4/23/2019

Open Position - Programming Librarian I - posted 4/26/2019


Open Position - Teen Room Clerk I

Open Date: April 23, 2019

Title/Classification: Teen Room Clerk I

Reports To: Teen Librarian

Starting Salary: $14.32 per hour

Schedule: 20 hours per week.

Summary of Duties: Performs a wide range of clerical/manual functions. Work involves frequent customer contact in person and by telephone and the use of computers. Position will cover public desk in Teen Room. May be cross-trained to work at other service points within the department. Schedule includes at least one night per week and alternate Saturdays. This is an entry level position. Position description available on request.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Proficient computer skills essential, particularly in Microsoft Office Suite. Some experience working in a library or retail setting preferred. Fluency in Spanish/Polish or other locally prevalent language preferred.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply:

Send cover letter/resume or application, available at the Circulation Desk, to New Britain Public Library Administration, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051. No phone calls.

Open Position - Programming Librarian I

Open Date: April 26, 2019

Title/Classification: Programming Librarian I

Reports To: Head of Adult Services

Starting Salary:$50,896.71

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

Qualifications: A Masters in Library Science from an ALA accreditedprogram. Familiarity with adult services and literature with strong readers advisory skill. Strong technology skills, MS Office competency, social media skills, makerspace interest and community outreach. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong commitment to customer service. Ability to work with a wide variety of people. Public programming experience preferred. Spanish, Polish or other prevalent language proficiency desirable.

Responsibilities: Selection of adult non-fiction and collection maintenance. Performs reference and reader advisory services. Responsible for creating, publicizing, implementing, and tracking the results of adult programs under the supervision of the Head of Adult Services. Provides technology instruction. Interfaces with all other
departments to assure good communication and parallel marketing efforts library-wide. Additional duties include backup on various service points.

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Library Director, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to -- No phone calls.


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