This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian. This position serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish-speaking community.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:
Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years’ experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff. Please submit cover letter and resume with application.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.
2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
3) Candidates for this position must submit a cover letter describing their relevant qualifications, experience and interest; a current resume; and the contact information for three references.
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.