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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 - Reference Librarian I - posted 1/4/2019

Open Position - Children's Librarian I- Part-time - posted 2/15/2019

Open Position - Librarian I - posted 2/15/2019




Open Position - Reference Librarian I

Open Date: January 4, 2019

Title/Classification: Reference Librarian I

Reports To: Head of Adult Services

Starting Salary: $50,896.71

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

Responsibilities: Performs reference and reader advisory services. Selection of adult non-fiction and collection maintenance. Assists with adult programming and bringing new services to the library. Assists patrons with technology and accessing the Library’s digital resources. Teaching technology skills in classes and one-on-one. Additional duties as assigned, which includes backup on various service points.

Qualifications: A Masters in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited Library Science program. Familiarity with adult services and literature with strong readers advisory, computer and technology skills and social media savvy. Web design, STEAM programming, digital media/mobile technology, community outreach experience and diversity initiatives preferred. Creative, enthusiastic, and curious learner with an interest in makerspaces. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and a strong commitment to customer service. Two years experience and Spanish/Polish proficiency desirable.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Library Directory, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to prutkowski@nbpl.info -- No phone calls.



 

Open Position - Children's Librarian I - part time

Open Date: February 15, 2019

Title/Classification: Children's Librarian I - part time

Reports To: Manager of Children’s Services.

Starting Salary: $27,144.00

Schedule: Part-time position (20 hrs/wk) includes up to two evenings per week and alternate Fridays & Saturdays.

Summary of Duties: Responsibility for both in-library and outreach programs and providing reference and reader’s advisory services. Participates in materials selection and collection maintenance.

Additional: May be in charge in the absence of the Department Manager.

Qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited school of library/information science; Public library experience in Children’s Services preferred. Computer literacy required; working knowledge of hardware preferred. Proficiency
in Polish, Spanish, or another language prevalent in New Britain preferred. Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle.

Demonstrated ability to work with children and excellent interpersonal skills in general; considerable knowledge of children’s literature and child development; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; ability
to interact with a wide variety of people.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Library Directory, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to prutkowski@nbpl.info -- No phone calls.


 

Open Position - Librarian I - part time

Open Date: February 15, 2019

Title: Cataloger

Classification: Librarian I

Department: Technical Services

Reports To: Technical Services Manager

Starting Salary: $27,144.00

Schedule: Part-time position (20 hrs/wk)

Responsibilities: Classifies and catalogs library materials of all types, formats and in various languages. Maintains quality of entries to ensure authority control and quality of database. Utilizes appropriate tools to create
original bibliographic records according to commonly used
practices.

Qualifications: A Masters in Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited library science program and one year of cataloging experience required. Knowledge of AACR2 and RDA and DDC, OCLC, and MARC format. Understanding of cataloging principles and practices. Ability to use professional judgment in the application of library rules and procedures.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

Library Directory, New Britain Public Library, 20 High Street, New Britain, CT 06051; or email to prutkowski@nbpl.info -- No phone calls.

   
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