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Full-time Adult Services Librarian I, The Ferguson Library – Main Library, Stamford, CT

Description:

The Ferguson Library seeks a motivated individual to join a team of library professionals in the Information & Adult Services Department at the Main Library – DiMattia Building. The ideal candidate will have customer service experience, a passion for working with the public, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

DUTIES INCLUDE:
– Providing reference and readers’ advisory services.
– Providing technical assistance with the use of library technology and personal devices.
– Developing and maintaining services and collections in designated subject areas.
– Conducting training and workshops in a variety of basic and advanced technology topics.
Prepare relevant presentations and handouts for trainings.
– Conducting programs and workshops on elected areas of interest and collection
development responsibilities.
– Creating and maintaining select webpages in assigned areas.
– Compiling and publishing topical and relevant study guides and bibliographies to
complement collections, programs and services.
– Delivering thorough and concise reporting and analysis of collection usage.
– Delivering comprehensive reporting on program attendance utilizing Project Outcome
surveys.
– Assisting colleagues on various community-oriented projects and programs.
– Other duties as assigned by Associate Director, Community Engagement
QUALIFICATIONS:
– Master’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree in Library Science preferred
– Knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory services.
– Knowledge of, and experience with varied integrated library systems, electronic resources,
library and personal technology.
– Knowledge of best practices in instructional design.
– Interest and drive to learn new skills and technology.
– Interest and willingness to deliver programs on a variety of platforms.
– Sensitivity and skill in working with the public and staff.
– Oral and written fluency in Spanish preferred.
– Proficiency in other languages a plus.
– A strong understanding of EDISJ (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Social Justice) values in public
libraries and commitment to upholding those principles.
– Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
– Availability to work evenings and weekends.

How to apply:

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a resume and covering letter by email to [email protected]