Adult Programs Coordinator

Description

The Nantucket Atheneum is seeking a professional to join the Atheneum team in the adult programs department. This part time position offers 25 hours a week plus benefits and is responsible for helping to develop, plan and run in-person and virtual programs for the community.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have strong inter-personal skills and technical skills, be able to plan and execute programming ideas, and enjoy working collaboratively. Some evenings and weekends are required.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates please send resume, cover letter, and names of three references to Janet Forest at jforest@nantucketatheneum.org

Library Associate | Adult Circulation

Description

The Nantucket Atheneum seeks an energetic Library Associate with outstanding customer service skills to join our team in the Circulation Department. This position offers 30 hours a week plus benefits and is responsible for assisting library patrons at the main desk with circulating, non-circulating and digital collections, helping to process new materials and providing other support as needed. This part-time, year-round position includes evenings and Saturdays. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, enjoy working collaboratively, and have an interest in sharing library resources with the public.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can send a cover letter, resume, and references to Elizabeth Kelly, Head of Circulation, at ekelly@nantucketatheneum.org.

English Learner (EL) Advocate

Description

The Nantucket Atheneum, the island’s public library, seeks an energetic and personable representative of the English learner community on Nantucket to join its team as EL Advocate. This position offers 25 hours a week plus benefits and is responsible for helping to advance the value of library services for diverse populations by engaging with the EL community, giving voice to diverse interests and language learning objectives, and assisting with advancing development of supportive programs and services. Additional responsibilities include maintaining program records and assisting with program classes.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be bi-lingual, community-minded, engaging, a team player, and enjoy light technological challenges. This position includes evenings and requires strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with consistent punctuality and dependability.

Community engagement or similar experience preferred. Familiarity with library services and the Atheneum’s English language program helpful.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can send a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Cheryl Creighton at ccreighton@nantucketatheenum.org.

Young Adult Librarian

Description

The Nantucket Atheneum, the island’s public library, seeks a creative and energetic Young Adult Librarian to join our team. This full-time position offers 37.5 hours a week plus benefits and is responsible for maintaining our Young Adult area and creating dynamic programming for our teen patrons. Additional responsibilities include supervision of the Teen Advisory Board, selection of Young Adult materials for review by the Department Head, and assisting patrons in the YA and Children’s areas in the use of our circulating, non-circulating and digital collections. This full-time, year-round position includes one evening per week and Saturdays.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about working with teens, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, have a solid grasp of library ethics, and enjoy working collaboratively.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates holding a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, specializing in Young Adult Services, can send a cover letter, resume, and references to Leslie Malcolm at lmalcolm@nantucketatheneum.org.

Reference Librarian | Adult Reference Department

Description

The Nantucket Atheneum is the public library for Nantucket. Our iconic building, built in 1846, is located in the heart of downtown and features art and artifacts important to the island’s maritime history as the center of whaling.

The Atheneum Adult Reference Department is seeking a creative and enthusiastic professional committed to providing excellent customer service in a dynamic and engaging team environment. The best candidate will have a strong sense of library ethics, enjoy working collaboratively, and be detail oriented with assigned tasks.

Duties include public reference, historical archives, upkeep of public access computers, and other office tasks.  General experience with automated library systems software required, and experience with Innovative Interfaces Sierra a plus. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic working with reference and archival materials; and show patience, maturity, and friendliness when working with fellow staff and the public.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or MS(LIS) or certification from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is required. Familiarity with automated library systems very helpful.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, 37.5-hour-per-week position. It offers an attractive benefit package with vacation allowance. Salary $46,000+; but will be commensurate with experience. Position requires one evening shift per week and Saturdays.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter online to: lthurber@nantucketatheneum.org

posted January 26, 2021