Part Time Librarian Posting
Salary: $23.83 per hour, part-time

The Danbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology savvy, part-time Librarian. This person will be responsible for being the program assistant for adult programs, as well as providing reference desk services. We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive awareness of the best readers’ advisory resources, is well-versed in library reference and research techniques, is eager to respond to the information needs of library customers and is committed to creating an exceptional customer experience.

Specific responsibilities include providing reference and readers advisory service in a variety of capacities; providing assistance to customers in locating and selecting library materials, accessing databases and using electronic resources including: computers, and copiers; and planning and implementing programs which may include community outreach and book discussion groups.

Requirements:

An M.L.S. Degree from an ALA accredited library school. Individuals in the final stages of completing their MLS degree will also be considered. Other requirements for this position include: flexibility to work evenings and weekends, knowledge of emerging technology trends and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Web 2.0 applications and Internet Explorer; strong communication skills, self-initiative, solid problem solving skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred.

The ideal candidate enjoys interacting with people and solving problems on a daily basis, has a strong work ethic, can adapt easily to change and is enthusiastic about helping to position the library as the community’s living room.

Applications available at the Human Recourses Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or by clicking here. The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application. This position will remain open until filled.

Application for employment


Part Time Clerk Posting
Salary: $11.50 per hour, part-time

Provides engaged and friendly service at all library public service desks, including Circulation, Junior, and Reference Departments. Performs routine circulation desk duties, including but not limited to: using computerized circulation system to check materials in/out to patrons of all ages; reserving material; issuing library cards; answering phones and directing calls. Assists patrons with locating library material, and using computers, copiers and printers.

Hours: up to 19 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the department head or other designated supervisor who assigns tasks and issues detailed instructions. Must have ability to work effectively and to deal courteously with co-workers and the general public.

Applications available at the Human Recourses Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or by clicking here. The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application. This position will remain open until filled.

Application for employment