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Librarian (Part-Time), Manchester City Library, Manchester, NH


Librarian I (Part-Time) – Library

Department: Library

Job Status: Part-Time

Hours Per Week:         20

Rate of Pay: Starting $20.17 per hour

Job Description

Librarian I – Information & Technology

Grade 16

General Statement of Duties

Provides public library services at library locations; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Determines patron needs and provides guidance, information, technological assistance, readers advisory and related library services;
  • Maintains a knowledge of informational services within the library and provides research and reference services to patrons on a wide variety of subjects and educational levels;
  • Explores all possible information sources for inquiring patrons, including all materials within the Library system of Manchester, contributing Libraries in the inter-library loan program and other related sources as necessary;
  • Maintains a safe and secure library environment through monitoring patrons adherence to library procedures and guidelines and maintaining an awareness of all persons within the facility;
  • Plans, prepares and directs or conducts youth and adult programs, such as technology classes and online searching skills as assigned;
  • Reviews and makes recommendations for the materials collection at assigned locations and on weeding and ordering;
  • Ensures library equipment is in working order, including performing routine maintenance;
  • Supervises subordinate positions at the assigned location;
  • Ensures that patron service problems are resolved in a courteous and timely manner, interpreting library policy as necessary;
  • Operates and maintains various audio-visual and technology equipment;
  • Serves as a liaison between the community and the library system on a daily basis, developing positive relationships by bringing library materials and presenting programs at various community sites;
  • May perform the duties of other classes as necessary to provide timely and effective service to patrons;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science, Computer Science, Public Relations Degree or related; and
  • 1-3 years of library experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.

Other Special Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and or technology
  • Staffs Information services desk and other public services desks
  • Determines patron needs and provides guidance readers advisory and related library services to patrons
  • Responsible for some collection development activities
  • Schedule includes nights and weekends

How to Apply:

To apply visit the City of Manchester’s Human Resources page at: Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.