The Stowe Free Library is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented librarian to fill the position of Technical Services Librarian and to assist in fulfilling our mission: “To Welcome, To Inspire, To Enrich the Mind.” This position involves maintaining the library catalog system and processing material. The Stowe Free Library is a cherished community institution and has 6,400 registered borrowers and 25,000 volumes in its collection. It is located within the historic Helen Day Memorial Building in the center of Stowe, a premier four-season resort community with a population of 4,300.
A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, and an MLS from an ALA accredited school or a Vermont Department of Libraries Certification is preferred. Working knowledge and experience with computers, including Integrated Library Systems (ILS) like the open source system Koha, cataloging procedures and MARC databases, and current technologies is desired. Good verbal communication skills and ability to interact with the public, excellent organizational skills and ability to perform detailed work, and the physical ability to lift and shelve books are required.
This position includes some evenings and Saturdays. The winning candidate will receive excellent benefits and a starting salary of $17.66 – $18.63 per hour, contingent upon qualifications and experience.
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