Current Job Openings:

Part-Time Library Aide

Summary:
This position will be approximately ten hours per week with additional hours on a per-diem basis.  The Library Aide will perform a variety of administrative and support work relating to the processing and shelving of library materials; charging and discharging books; circulation functions; assisting patrons with information on collections, policies, procedures, and the use of computers. This position will work on all levels of the library and thus they need to be comfortable working with all demographics of the public.  High School Diploma and the ability to work patiently and politely with the public and basic computer skills are a must. Starting salary $12.00 per hour. Applications are due by February 28, 2020.

Duties Include:

  1. Be able to cover the desk on all three floors – this includes knowing the basic routine and procedures for each floor. 

  2. General office duties such as answering the phone, making copies, faxing, etc.

  3. Lend and collect materials at circulation desks and be familiar with lending procedures.

  4. Sort books, audiobooks, DVDs, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves or other designated storage areas.

  5. Locate library materials for patrons.

  6. Make phone calls and/or mail letters to patrons who have overdue materials.

  7. Make phone calls to patrons who have items on hold at the library.

  8. Instruct patrons on how to use the library electronic catalog.

  9. Assist other staff with assorted projects, programs, or miscellaneous tasks.

  10. Other duties as assigned by Head Librarian.

Director of Operations

Summary:

The Bloomfield Academy Trustees are in search of a Director of Operations who will oversee three separate entities: The Skowhegan Free Public Library, The Skowhegan History House, and the Academy Building.  The Director will work under the general direction of the Bloomfield Academy Trustees, and as to matters involving the History House only, the History House Board of Directors.  This position will oversee and assist the Head Librarian and library staff, the Museum Director of the History House, and the Academy Building Committee in achieving the goals and objectives of the Bloomfield Academy Trustees.

Education:

Four-year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance, or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required. Prefer Master's degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration, or non-profit management.

Experience:

Minimum of 3 years related experience. Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking, writing, and marketing. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Demonstrated ability to build and sustain community relationships/partnerships.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Promote and represent the Bloomfield Academy Trustees by interacting with local governments, non-profit organizations, businesses, schools, and most importantly, members of the community, to increase awareness in the community of the activities and goals of the Bloomfield Academy Trustees.

  • Coordinate, direct, and conduct fundraising for Library, History House, and Academy Building Committee, including grant research and writing.

  • Oversee the fiscal affairs of the Bloomfield Academy Trustees, including the History House, Library and Academy Building, by reviewing and preparing budgets, taxes and financial records of those entities, as well as managing the investments of the Bloomfield Academy Trustees.

  • Oversee the Bloomfield Academy Trustees committees.

  • Assist the Trustees in strategic plans for the History House, the Library, and the Academy Building.

  • Assist the Head Librarian, the Museum Director, and the Academy Building Committee to coordinate activities and initiatives with local governments, non-profit organizations, businesses and schools to achieve the goals of Bloomfield Academy Trustees.

  • Assist the Head Librarian, the Museum Director, and the Academy Building Committee on the maintenance of their properties.

  • Assist the Head Librarian, Museum Director, and Academy Building Committee on maintaining and improving the Information Technology resources of each entity.

  • Seek out and attend conferences and workshops relevant to the goal of creating at the Library a center for culture and civic engagement in Skowhegan.

Salary / Benefits

Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 annually. Initial salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications. Benefits will be negotiated upon hire.

 

Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references by March 31, 2020 to Lynda Quinn, lnquinn104@gmail.com.

Calendar of Events
Contact Us:

Find Us at:

9 Elm Street

Skowhegan, ME 04976

Email: 

skowlib@skowhegan.lib.me.us

Tel: 207-474-9072

Fax: 207-474-3997

  • Wix Facebook page
Find Us
Meet us
Angie
Bree
Josie
Francoise