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Reference Librarian (Part-time Professional Position)

Job Title: Reference Librarian
Closing Date/Time: Friday, August 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Salary: $20.50/hour – no benefits
Job Type: Part-time Professional
Location: Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Berlin, Connecticut

The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library seeks a forward-thinking, energetic librarian to join the Reference staff. This 17-hour part time position requires skills in reference, readers advisory, and collection development (especially in a digital environment) and demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Duties include developing collections, delivering customer service, and outreach to the community and local businesses.

Position requires ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, knowledge of reference sources in all formats, familiarity with adult fiction and nonfiction, ability to serve the public in a positive manner, demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills, training or experience in working with mainstream social media, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others.
Schedule is Mondays 3-8pm, Tuesdays 12-5pm, Wednesdays 9-4pm, and Saturdays 10-4 (in rotation; off Wednesday when working Saturday). Salary is $20.50/hr – no benefits.
Please submit cover letter, resume and completed Town of Berlin Application (available online here) to the Town Manager’s Office, 240 Kensington Road Berlin, CT 06037. Applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by 12 pm on Friday August 31, 2018.



Children’s & Teen Services Assistant (Part-time) – 2 positions available

Job Title: Children’s & Teen Services Assistant
Closing Date/Time: Friday, September 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Salary: $17.00/hour – no benefits
Job Type: Part-time Professional
Location: Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Berlin, Connecticut

The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library is accepting applications for Children’s & Teen Services Assistant. We’re looking for two creative and enthusiastic individuals to join our Children’s & Teen Services team.  Primary responsibilities include providing service at the Children’s Reference Desk; programming for children and teens; promoting library use and services to children, teens, and caregivers; and processing library materials. Excellent communication and technology skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media, are required. Schedule is 14.5 hours/week and includes Saturdays in rotation and one evening per week.  Familiarity with Sierra/Encore a plus.

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of related experience working with children within a library setting required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. MLS students are encouraged to apply. Please submit cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Berlin Job Application (available online HERE) to the Town Manager’s Office (240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037).  Applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by 12 PM on Friday, September 7, 2018.