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LIBRARY ASSISTANT
CASE MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Part-time Library Assistant, 12 hours per week, $11.89/hour, in our busy Circulation Department. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. The successful candidate should have excellent customer service and computer skills, a love of reading and books, and be able to perform a wide variety of clerical and library duties. Job description following. Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Meryl Farber, Library Director, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477 or by email to mfarber@lioninc.org by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017. EOE

Job Description:

CASE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Objective: Serves on the Circulation Desk to provide assistance to adults, teens, and children. Performs circulation routines and automation procedures. 

Functions

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Head of Circulation Services, or other designated Supervisor.
  • Greets patrons at the Circulation Desk. Helps establish and maintain a high customer service performance standard.
  • Performs all circulation tasks, including using automated systems, and appropriate procedures to register patrons, charge and discharge materials. Collects fines and other payments. Maintains department files with confidentiality.
  • Conducts basic searches in the online catalog to locate requested materials. Reserves items for patrons, and notifies them when reserved materials are available.
  • Provides assistance to patrons through in-person and telephone contact.
  • Answers directional and circulation inquiries from the public using department procedure. Refers patrons to the appropriate service desk for assistance.
  • Checks returned materials for damage. Brings damaged materials to the attention of the appropriate collection manager.
  • Performs simple collection repair such as binding and replacement of torn or missing book pages, and cleaning/buffing of CD’s and DVD’s.
  • Performs shelf reading and shelves materials.
  • Processes and routes incoming and outgoing library materials.
  • Assists with opening and closing procedures.
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong public service attitude. Familiarity with general library organization.
  • Knowledge of computer functions, both in carrying out work-related tasks and in assisting the public.
  • Ability to accurately shelve materials alphabetically and numerically within library classification systems.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Thorough knowledge of the alphabet, and competence in spelling and arithmetic.
  • Visual acuity sufficient to read fine print and numbers in 8 point font.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public and staff in a professional manner.
  • Willingness to adhere to library policies and procedures.
  • Enjoys reading. Is aware of community reading interests, books and authors.
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new computer and technology skills as necessary.
  • Initiative, creativity, flexibility, resourcefulness and good judgment. Demonstrates attention to detail; ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons simultaneously.

Required Equipment Operation

This position requires use of standard office equipment, including, but not limited to: computers and peripherals; network printers; fax machines; photocopiers; telephone systems; binding machines; and CD/DVD buffers.

Required Physical Effort/Mental Ability

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required: to push and pull loaded book trucks weighing up to 200 pounds; to frequently stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach and grasp, kneel or crouch, and sit at a computer monitor up to two hours at a time, with frequent change of sitting and standing positions; to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.; and to cover large distances and walk quickly to retrieve materials, including use of stairs.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree a plus. Library experience and familiarity with Sierra ILS are desirable. Must be computer literate. This is a part-time, 15 hour/week position, and includes evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation.

This job description is for identification and administrative purposes only. It is not intended to be
a complete statement of all duties, functions, and responsibilities that comprise this position.


Library Director-Case Memorial Library, Orange, CT. The Town of Orange is seeking an enthusiastic professional with demonstrated leadership skills and a strong patron service commitment to serve as Library Director. The Director is responsible for identifying, planning, organizing, executing and evaluating an effective program of library service to the community. Requisite knowledge and skills are essential in the areas of staff development, budgeting, funding, public relations, community outreach and overall library management. The Case Memorial Library serves a community of approximately 14,000.The successful candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a public library, including at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours/week; salary is $71,076 with excellent benefits. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to James M. Zeoli, First Selectman, c/o Town Hall, 617 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477, or by email to jzeoli@orange-ct.gov by Sunday, September 24, 2017. For a complete job description, please visit the Town’s website www.orange-ct.gov. EOE

Job Description:

CASE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Objective: Identifies, organizes, executes and evaluates an effective program of overall library service to the community. Develops, administers and coordinates the work of the Library and staff; performs managerial duties related to library operations, personnel, budgeting, and collection development. Recommends and adheres to the policies established by the Library Commission and the Town of Orange.

Supervision Received: Works under the direction of the Library Commission and administratively with the First Selectman. 

Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises all library personnel and volunteers; oversees the maintenance of the library facility.

Functions

  • Directs, coordinates, and evaluates operations and activities of the Library. Develops and administers Library policies, procedures and practices. Establishes collections and services. Adopts and implements new services to meet changing community needs.
  • Recruits, hires, trains and evaluates the work of the library staff. Signs timesheets, recommends promotions, transfers, or termination of staff. Provides supervision and delegates responsibilities. Plans and conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings. Supports and encourages in-service training and continuing education for library employees.
  • Manages the collection development plan. Supervises the selection, purchase, and withdrawal of library materials, and evaluates the collections for balance and comprehensiveness.
  • Assesses strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges to the Library, and develops strategies for dealing with them effectively without compromising vision and values.
  • Manages the Library’s annual budget. Controls the expenditure of fund allocations within constraints of the approved budget. Coordinates the preparation of bill payments and banking deposits according to Town requirements. Authorizes purchases of equipment and furnishings, and accepts and acknowledges gifts of money and materials. Writes grant proposals as appropriate.
  • Regularly attends Library Commission meetings. Prepares monthly report, including statistical and financial information for Commission review. Advises on library operations and policy matters.
  • In consultation with the Library Commission, develops short and long-term goals and a long-range plan that supports the Library’s mission and strategic direction; executes the approved plan.
  • Participates in direct service to library patrons. Provides reference and reader’s advisory service as needed.
  • Stimulates and guides public relations activities and staff planning for service programs to the community. Oversees promotion of all library events through the website, press releases, and social media.
  • Creates a culture that welcomes diversity, promotes literacy and lifelong learning, intellectual freedom, and equal access to information.
  • Acts as liaison to the Friends of the Library. Regularly attends meetings to request support and funding for Library programs and materials, and to coordinate events with the library schedule and staff.
  • Oversees and reports to the Town and Library Commission on the physical condition of the library building and grounds.
  • Maintains regular communication with the First Selectman and establishes effective working relationships with appointed officials, and town employees.
  • Works cooperatively with community groups, organizations, schools, library associates, and others to increase awareness of the Library as a valuable resource. Develops collaborations and partnerships to extend library programs and patronage.  
  • Stays abreast of current trends and developments in the library field.
  • Attends conferences, workshops, and meetings for professional development. Represents the Case Memorial Library and Town of Orange at meetings and community events. Serves on the LION Board of Directors by appointment of the Board of Selectmen.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                                                 

  • Strong patron service commitment.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public in a friendly, patient, courteous, and professional manner, while managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, methods, materials, and practices of public library administration.
  • Strong leadership qualities; ability to supervise the activities of a public library and the work of others.
  • Ability to assess future needs for 21st century library service and the resources required to meet those needs.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to resolve conflicts and handle critical incidents
  • Self-motivation, creativity and flexibility. Exercises initiative and independent judgment, and displays a high degree of ethics, integrity, and discretion.
  • Proficiency with current technologies and social media platforms, and a willingness to acquire new computer and technology skills as necessary.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships in the community to extend library services and patronage.
  • Strong commitment to promoting reading and literacy. Knowledge of community reading interests, books, and authors, and a personal enjoyment of reading.
  • Ability to work the hours needed to fulfill the responsibilities of the Library Director.

Required Equipment Operation

Operates and supervises the maintenance of the following equipment as required, including but not limited to: computers and peripherals (keyboards, monitors, printers, scanners); DVD player; LCD projector; programmable LCD TV/monitor; sound system and wireless microphones; fax machine; photocopier; typewriter.

Required Physical Effort/Mental Ability

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required: to push and pull loaded book trucks weighing up to 200 pounds; to frequently stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach and grasp, kneel or crouch, and sit, with frequent change of positions; to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; and to cover large distances and walk quickly to retrieve materials, including use of stairs.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a public library, including at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. Experience with integrated library systems, and proficiency with the Internet, online databases, and PC-based computer applications required. This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours/week. Some evening hours and a Friday/Saturday rotation are required.                                                                 

This job description is for identification and administrative purposes only. It is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.


ADULT SERVICES ASSISTANT
CASE MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Full-time union position, 35 hours, with excellent benefits. Salary $14.93/hr. Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science or a Bachelor’s Degree supplemented by graduate level courses that will lead to an MLS. Duties include reference and reader’s advisory service, technology assistance, and processing interlibrary loans. Interested candidates should have excellent customer service and technology skills. The ideal candidate is an avid reader. Experience with Sierra ILS is a plus. Job description following. Please send a cover letter and resume with three professional references to James M. Zeoli, First Selectman c/o Town Hall, 617 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477 or by email to jzeoli@orange-ct.gov by Sunday, September 24, 2017. EOE

Job Description:

CASE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
ADULT SERVICES ASSISTANT

OBJECTIVE

Works directly with the public to provide library service to adults, teens, and children.

FUNCTIONS

  • Works under the general direction and supervision of the Head of Reference and Adult Services or other designated supervisor.
  • Assists patrons with reference and reader’s advisory service in person, on the telephone, and electronically.
  • Assists and instructs patrons in the use of library materials and technology including the public access catalog, public computers, digital resources, electronic devices, and the Internet.
  • Processes Interlibrary Loan materials.
  • Performs all circulation tasks and serves on the public service desks.
  • Assists with the preparation of bibliographies, bulletin boards, and displays.
  • Assists with programming for adults and teens including summer reading activities and special events.
  • Assists with the preparation of department statistics and reports.
  • Participates in collection development activities as assigned.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.                                                            

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong public service attitude and knowledge of the principles and practices of library service.
  • Knowledge of adult and teen resources.
  • Knowledge of community reading interests, books and authors, and a personal interest in reading.
  • Familiarity with digital technology, mobile devices and social media.
  • Working knowledge of office computer applications and applications for library services.
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new computer and technology skills as necessary.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with patrons of all ages and members of the library staff.
  • Ability to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated, creative, and flexible. Exercises initiative and good judgement.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Visual acuity sufficient to read fine print and numbers in 8 point font.
  • Ability to read and write English at the college graduate level; process written and numerical information.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT OPERATION

This position requires use of standard office equipment, including, but not limited to: computers and peripherals; network printers; typewriters; fax machines; photocopiers; and telephone systems.

REQUIRED PHYSICAL EFFORT/MENTAL ABILITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required: to push and pull loaded book trucks weighing up to 200 pounds; to frequently stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach and grasp, kneel or crouch, and sit, with frequent change of positions; to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; and to cover large distances and walk quickly to retrieve materials, including use of stairs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or a Bachelor’s Degree supplemented by graduate level courses that will lead to an MLS. This is a full-time union position, 35 hours/week, and includes a Friday/Saturday rotation and some evening hours.

This job description is for identification and administrative purposes only. It is not intended to be
a complete statement of all duties, functions, and responsibilities that comprise this position.


ORANGE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/
SUPERVISOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

Position requires an RN with current strong clinical skills, homecare experience and knowledge of homecare regulations.  The Assistant Director/SCS is responsible for the quality of the clinical program, provides supervision/mentoring of clinical staff, established relationships with referral sources, assists with hiring and employee development, and is committed to the continuous quality improvement focus of the agency.

The Orange Visiting Nurse Association (OVNA) is a state licensed, Medicare/Medicaid certified and nationally accredited agency that provides skilled care to the residents of Orange, Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge.  OVNA is a growing agency that has received the Homecare Elite award.

The position is full-time (40 hrs/week) with benefits and requires some weekend responsibilities.  Annual salary $86,091. The successful candidate must have a good understanding of OASIS, ICD 10 coding, computer skills and a current CT RN license and driver’s license.  In addition, must also be able to meet the State of CT requirements for a supervisor of clinical services which include either a Master’s degree with a minimum of one full-time clinical experience in a home health agency; BSN with at least three years of full-time clinical nursing experience with at least one year in a homecare agency; diploma in nursing or associates degree in nursing with three years of full-time clinical experience in nursing within the past five years, one of which was in a home health agency and either certification by the ANA as a community health  nurse or completion of at least six credits in community health nursing theory, and health care management from an accredited college or university within two years.  EOE 

Send resume to First Selectman James M. Zeoli, Orange Town Hall, 617 Orange Center Road, Orange CT 06477 or email jzeoli@orange-ct.gov by Wednesday, April 12, 2017.


Orange Visiting Nurse Association Looking for a Full time certified nursing assistant
Experienced certified home health aide is needed for the Town of Orange’s licensed and accredited homecare agency.  The agency provides homecare to residents of Orange, Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge, CT.  One year of current work experience in a skilled nursing facility as a certified nursing assistant is required with homecare experience preferred – scheduling experience a plus.  Must have the following:   a current CT CNA credential in good standing; a current driver’s license and auto insurance as well as automobile.   Please fax resume to 203-891- 2169 or email: ovaninfo@orange-ct.gov.

EOE


Orange Visiting Nurse Association Looking for a Per Diem certified nursing assistant
Experienced certified home health aide needed for per diem work (M-F) for the Town of Orange’s licensed and accredited homecare agency.  The agency provides homecare to residents of Orange, Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge, CT.  Homecare experience preferred, must have a current CT CAN credential, a car, current driver’s license and auto insurance.   Please fax resume to 203-891- 2169 or email: ovnainfo@orange-ct.gov.

EOE


TOWN OF ORANGE
HOMECARE NURSE

Orange Visiting Nurse Association is seeking a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) primary care nurse with current work experience in a licensed home health care agency to provide case management to clients in Orange, Milford, West Haven and Woodbridge. 

Applicants must have current homecare experience, knowledge of OASIS C-2 as well as state and federal regulations governing homecare.  Knowledge of clinical documentation via point of care/Allscripts computer software is a strong plus .

Orange Visiting Nurse Association is a nationally accredited and state licensed home care agency.   Please submit resume to Judy G. Benson RN, BSN, Administrator by either fax 203-891-2169 or email to jbenson@orange-ct.gov.   

EOE


Orange Visiting Nurse Association

Orange Visiting Nurse Association needs per diem On Call RN for weekends and some holidays for admissions and re-visits– homecare experience required, knowledge of Netsmart/Allscripts a plus.    Call 203-891-4752 or email resume to:  Jbenson@orange-ct.gov.  EOE