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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 - Library Computer Technician - posted 3/26/2019

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

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


Open Position - Library Computer Technician

Open Date: March 26, 2019

Title: Library Computer Technician

Classification: Library Associate

Reports To: Technical Services

Starting Salary: $37,006.30

Schedule: Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk)

Responsiblities: Operates the library’s automation and communications systems including the automated circulation system, LAN technology, WiFi, Internet access, anti-theft system, telephone, and telecommunications systems. Assists with the design and implementation of future automation needs of the Library. Installs and configures computer hardware and software. Responsible for updating inventory and reporting changes to the Technical Services Manager. Schedules and performs backups of public and staff PCs. Assists staff in use of software and computer-related tasks. Attends meetings and training courses as needed to remain current with changing technology. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications: A BA or BS degree and post-secondary training and/or experience, preferably 3 years in computer equipment and software systems. Strong knowledge of LAN technology and Windows environment. Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems, set up all
aspects of a computer including installation of software, hardware and peripheral troubleshooting, etc.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

To apply, submit resumes to:

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

   
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