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Library Assistant/Shelver - Part Time

Brownell Library is receiving applications for part-time employment as a Library Assistant/Shelver. The Library Assistant is responsible for sorting and shelving library materials in both the adult and youth departments of Brownell Library. This position will work approximately 8 hours per week.

Applicants must have the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a large variety of individuals, including coworkers and patrons. Applicants must also be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Job applications can be completed at the Village of Essex Junction Offices, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, or at Brownell Library. Candidates can also apply by sending an application to Travis Sabataso, HR Director, at tsabataso@essex.org.  Position open until filled. The starting salary range is $10.96/hour. EOE.

Assistant Librarian - Full Time

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, Vermont seeks applications for an Assistant Librarian. The primary duty of this position is to oversee/carry out the operations of Brownell Library’s interlibrary loan and reserve systems. This position also assists with daily circulation desk operations, performs library acquisition functions, performs various general library bookkeeping tasks, building management, and assists patrons throughout the library. This position works forty or more hours per week, including a weekly evening and a monthly Saturday rotation. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline, plus at least one year of relevant library experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Strong interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers is a must. Candidates must also possess a general knowledge of library structure and proficient computer skills.

This minimum starting salary for this full-time position is $16.61 per hour with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. Job applications as well as the full job description can be found online at essexjunction.org or they can be picked up in person at the Village of Essex Junction Offices, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, or at Brownell Library. This position has excellent health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, and paid leave.  This position is open until filled.  To apply, please e-mail or drop off the following to HR Director Travis Sabataso at tsabataso@ essex.org or at the Village of Essex Junction Offices.

  • Village application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 References

The Village of Essex Junction is an equal opportunity employer.

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