We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.
Please email your resume and cover letter along with a completed Town application to: Greg Bollaro gbollaro@newmilford.org

 

Public Services Librarian – Full Time (40 hours/wk)

The New Milford Public Library is seeking a dynamic and creative Public Services Librarian to join our staff of dedicated professionals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising, training, and scheduling circulation staff; developing and implementing diverse informational, educational, and recreational programming for adults; assisting with adult collection development; promoting readers’ advisory services; and assisting at public service desks. Qualified candidates will be committed to customer service with a goal of excellence and will have a record of working collaboratively as part of a library team.

A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university is required with supervisory experience and a minimum of two years’ experience at the Master’s level. Programming experience preferred. Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus. Individuals currently enrolled in a graduate level Library Science program with equivalent experience will be considered.

This is a full time exempt position (40 hrs/wk) that includes some evenings and weekends. Flexibility is required to accommodate programming.  Salary: $69,762 with an attractive benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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Public Services Associate – Part Time

The New Milford Public Library seeks a number of enthusiastic library advocates to join our staff as Part Time Public Services Associates. Our newly remodeled building on the busy Town Green will be opening in January of 2022. We are hiring and training now for positions in the Public Services Department.

As the first contact for patrons, we count on Public Service Associates to exhibit a positive attitude and to provide friendly, efficient, accurate service. Successful candidates must enjoy working with the public; be self-motivated and comfortable with computers/technology; have excellent communication skills; be avid readers; and be able to work collaboratively with other staff members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service to people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities
  • Checking materials in and out
  • Issuing and updating library cards
  • Assisting patrons with holds, requests, general questions, and public use equipment
  • Managing patron requests on the phone
  • Maintaining an active awareness of current library services
  • Being an advocate for the library
  • Working on special projects as needed

Hours and schedules vary, but all positions include regular weekend and/or evening hours and require some flexibility in scheduling. Salary: $16.00/hr. Prior library experience and a Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Spanish and/or Portuguese language fluency a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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Innovation & Information Services Specialist – Full Time (40 hours/wk)

The New Milford Public Library has a Full Time (40 hrs.) Innovation and Information Services Specialist position open to an energetic and adventurous individual who loves a challenge. This is a brand new position. We are currently under construction and expecting to open at the end of January 2022.

We are looking for someone to manage our information services department and help us outfit our full-service makerspace from scratch. If you are a leader in seeking out and mastering new STEAM equipment, enjoy planning and running programs that help people cross the digital divide, and have experience supervising in a public library environment, this could be your dream job.

The ideal candidate will be a fearless innovator, a passionate teacher, highly organized, an accomplished verbal and written communicator, and conversant in reference and information services. A Graduate degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school is required as well as previous experience with STEAM technology and programming. Equivalent experience will be considered. Three to five years of supervisory experience preferred. Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.

Salary range is $64,889-$69,762 with an attractive benefits package. Some evenings and weekends required.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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Information Services Technician – Part Time (20-25 hrs/wk)

The New Milford Public Library has job openings for Part-Time Information Services Technicians who are tech savvy and customer service focused. We count on the Information Services Technicians to be our front line connection to patrons who need assistance of all types, from digital instruction to readers’ advisory and use of library resources and equipment. Patience and strong teaching skills are both necessities for this job as well as a passion for lifelong learning. Additional responsibilities include assisting with marketing and social media engagement and managing interlibrary loans.

Hours and schedules vary, but all positions include regular weekend and/or evening hours and require some flexibility in scheduling. Salary: $18.00/hr. Bachelor’s Degree required with some experience in a public library preferred OR four years of experience demonstrating practical knowledge of library functions, services, terminology, techniques, procedures, and standard tools. Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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Technical Services Associate – Part Time (20-25 hrs/wk)

The New Milford Public Library is seeking Part Time Technical Services Associate who is accurate and detail-oriented. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the processing of new print and non-print materials; entering and editing data in the Integrated Library System; and assisting patrons at the public services desk for specified hours. Successful candidates will have strong communications skills and be able to work collaboratively with other professionals. Excellent customer service skills are a must.

We are hiring and training now for the January 2022 opening of our newly remodeled building on a busy Town Green. 20-25 hrs/wk weekday set schedule with occasional flexibility required.

Salary: $16.00/hr. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred along with some experience in a public library. Spanish and/or Portuguese language fluency a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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Children’s & Teen Services Associate – Part Time

The New Milford Public Library has a number of openings for Part/Time Children’s & Teen Services Associates. If you are enthusiastic about working with young people and their caregivers, passionate about reading and libraries, and comfortable working on a computer, please consider joining our dynamic professional team.  As the frontline contact in the Children’s and Teen departments, you will be responsible for providing exceptional service in a friendly, welcoming environment.

Duties include: assisting at service desks, promoting library books and services to children, teens, and caregivers; assisting with program planning, preparation, and execution; and helping to maintain juvenile collections.

The New Milford Public Library is located in a historic building on a lively Town green that hosts farmers’ markets and frequent activities and festivals. We are currently under construction with plans to re-open our beautifully remodeled space to the public in January of 2022. Our updated, larger building includes all-new unique spaces for children and for teens.

Hours and schedules vary, but all positions include regular weekend and/or evening hours and require some flexibility in scheduling. Salary: $16.00/ hr. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and experience in a child related profession is preferred. Spanish and/or Portuguese language fluency a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter along with a completed Town of New Milford employment application to: Greg Bollaro, Personnel Director, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776 or gbollaro@newmilford.org. For a job description and to access the employment application, go to https://bit.ly/30fqmqx.

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