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Librarian, Adult Services, Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire, CT


Due to a retirement, the Town of Cheshire seeks candidates to apply for the position of Librarian (L-5) in our Adult Services Department. Cheshire (pop. 29,330) is a vibrant community located in the heart of Connecticut (2 hours to New York or Boston) and is well-known for its excellent education system and exceptional quality of life.

Join a dynamic team of professionals who work to provide high-quality, modern library services, materials and programs for adults. The ideal candidate will be a creative, innovative and enthusiastic team-player who can effectively collaborate with library staff, the Friends of the Library, other town departments and community partners. An MLS from an ALA-accredited school is required. Candidates who are close to finishing their degree are encouraged to apply.

Duties of the Adult Services Librarian include performing reference and reader’s advisory work; assisting adults with library technology and teaching them new technology; planning, promoting, and running programs for adults; purchasing and maintaining an up-to-date and diverse adult collection; and providing outreach services. The successful candidate will demonstrate a current knowledge of adult literature and programming, have excellent communication and customer service skills, be familiar with modern trends in adult library service including use of technology and digital collections, and have experience with community engagement initiatives and outreach.

The starting minimum hourly rate: $36.31/hour with a 35 hour work week and excellent benefits.

How to apply:

For further information including the full job description and application process, visit the Town’s website or applicants can pick up a copy from the Human Resources Office, Room 217, Cheshire Town Hall, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and/or Town application by the close of business on July 22, 2022 to Louis A. Zullo, Director, Human Resources, Town Hall or via email at [email protected]