The George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson, NH is seeking an energetic and customer service-oriented individual to become our full time Circulation Librarian. This position reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the proper function of the circulation department on a daily basis, including overseeing the work of one full-time assistant librarian and several part-time library assistants.
Trains new staff and communicates regularly with circulation staff regarding changes in policy, procedures and practice.
Maintains circulation staff schedule.
Participates in circulation staff evaluations.
Oversees all transactions, reserves and registrations.
Maintains and updates periodical subscriptions.
Participates in material selection and collection management for Adult Services. Provides Readers Advisory services to patrons.
Collects statistics and prepares monthly reports.
Regularly interacts with patrons and other libraries.
Requirements for applicants include MLS, 3+years of progressively responsible professional library experience including one year in supervisory or administrative capacity, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience with emphasis on excellent communication skills.
Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evening and weekend rotations. Must enjoy working with people in a collaborative environment. Due to the nature of circulation tasks candidate must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.) stretching and standing for an extended period.
Must be proficient in use of all modules of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Candidate should have working knowledge in the following areas:
Current fiction and popular culture.
Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS),
Common social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter)
Downloadable books and mobile e-reader devices
Technology trends in public libraries
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Salary: $18.00 to start DOE, 40 hours per week.
To Apply: Send resume with references and a letter of interest:
Linda Pilla, Library Director, firstname.lastname@example.org