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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 - Circulation Clerk I - posted 1/4/2019

Open Position - Teen Room Clerk I - posted 1/4/2019


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 - Circulation Clerk I

Open Date: January 4, 2019

Title/Classification: Circulation Clerk I

Reports To: Circulation Supervisor

Starting Salary: $14.32 per hour

Schedule: 20 hours per week

Summary of Duties: Friendly, customer service orientated person to work at public desk, offer assistance to patrons, circulate materials using computer system, answer routine questions, shelve materials, and perform other tasks as required. 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.

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: 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 - Teen Clerk I

Open Date: January 5, 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: 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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