Librarian V

  • Post Date:January 30, 2020
  • Apply Before: March 7, 2020
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  • Employer Name City of New Haven
Job Description

REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 7, 2020          

This is responsible professional and administrative work directing the activities of a major division of the library system and assisting the City Librarian in the formation of policy, rules, and procedures. The current vacant assignment entails managing the core operations of the Library with the senior management team and overseeing strategic initiatives. Represents the NHFPL as a vibrant urban public library both locally and nationally. General objectives are received in conference with the city librarian but employee performs professional and administrative functions with wide latitude in the exercise of administrative and professional judgement.  


A Master’s Degree in Library Science; and 5 to 10 years of experience in professional library work, including three years in a supervisory or administrative capacity; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of library organization and management. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of library services. Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration. Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary procedures. Ability to supervise, direct and instruct library personnel in administrative and procedural aspects of the library system. Ability to speak effectively in public.

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2) Click on Employment Opportunities and follow all instructions provided.  You will need a valid, working email address to apply.  

3) Candidates for this position must submit a cover letter describing their relevant qualifications, experience and interest and a current resume.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.

This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

For additional information on the hiring and civil service process for the City of New Haven, visit , call (203) 946-8252; or visit website

Please note that our preferred method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure that you monitor your email for correspondence from our department.

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following location Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am – 4:30 pm and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries.