1. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Nantucket Atheneum is a private non-profit organization which provides public library service to the year-round and seasonal residents of Nantucket. With an annual operating budget of $1.8 million, one third of the Atheneumâ€™s annual revenues come from the town and the remaining two thirds of the revenues must be raised annually from philanthropy. The Atheneum has an endowment of $7 million and a donor base of 1000 as of FY13.
The Atheneum seeks a highly motivated and experienced Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing all development and fundraising activities, including major gift and sponsorship solicitations, annual campaign, marketing, special events and grant research and writing. The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director.
â€¢ Bachelorâ€™s Degree
â€¢ 5-10 Years of experience in fundraising and development
â€¢ Strategic thinker who is entrepreneurial and a self-starter
â€¢ Strong people skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills
â€¢ Strong time-management skills
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Molly Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nantucket Atheneum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
2. REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/TECHNOLOGIST
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Full time 37.5+ hour professional position in Reference department of the Nantucket Atheneum includes regular evening and weekend hours.Â Duties include advanced reference services, interlibrary loan, cataloging, and reference promotion of services.Â In addition, this applicant will develop & teach the library’s Information Literacy classes and will identify initiatives to enhance library services and resources.
NECESSARY SKILLS OF POSITION
Critical skills include demonstrated knowledge of advanced ‘personalâ€™ technology (smartphones, tablets, eReader, computers, etc) used in the delivery of library content online. The applicants need the ability to instruct patrons in the use of technology to access that catalog, databases, and online library services. The applicant must have the ability to function effectively in a team environment, and facilitate cross-departmental â€˜technologyâ€™ reference.Â A strong familiarity with circulation librarian skills and a keen ability to learn are crucial.
Ability to stand or sit for extended time to use computer workstations, including keyboard and visual display terminal.Â Strength to push or pull a loaded book cart that can weigh in excess of 100 pounds on level floor, to lift or maneuver loads up to 35 pounds onto carts, and to carry cartons of books.Â Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work. Sufficient vision or powers of observation to permit employee to read books and patron requests. Sufficient clarity of writing, speech, and hearing or other communication capabilities that permit effective communication.Â Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to type and record library files.Â Normal office exposure to noise, stress, and interruptions.
- An MLS/MLIS from accredited institution
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Enthusiasm for working with the public, tact, patience, maturity, and friendliness
- Consistent punctuality, dependability, and flexibility to fill in as scheduling demands including nights and weekends
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to work with diverse populations
- Ability to work in both PC and Apple operating system environments
- Demonstrated knowledge of reference & adult circulation services
- Demonstrated knowledge of â€˜information literacyâ€™ concepts and applications
- Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office based documents and/or web-based resources
- Demonstrated knowledge of presentation/publishing tools
- Demonstrated knowledge of or desire to learn multimedia design and production
- Demonstrated knowledge of or desire to learn teaching library services classes
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This position is a permanent full-time (37.5+ hrs per week) professional position, reporting to Head Reference Librarian, serving at the pleasure of the Director.Â Benefits provided if applicable to hours worked, and salary commensurate with experience.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
A cover letter of application, a resume and three references should be sent to:
Lincoln J Thurber, Head Reference Librarian Nantucket Atheneum
1 India Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
508-228-1110 ext 110 or email email@example.com
Applications must be received byÂ Nov 30th 2013
Starting date for the position:Â Nov/Dec 2013
3. LIBRARY ASSOCIATE
Nantucket Atheneum seeks library associates for the Weezie Library For Children.Â Primary responsibilities include assisting library patrons in the use of circulating, non-circulating and digital collections, helping process new materials and providing excellent customer service. Part-time, year-round position including evenings and weekends, salary commensurate with experience. Email resume and letter of interest to Leslie Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nantucket Atheneum is an Equal Opportunity Employer