Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Ferguson Library.
The Ferguson Library is looking for a detail-oriented development professional to support the fundraising activities of the library's Director of Development & Communication. The Development Specialist position is a full-time, in-person position that is responsible for the overall management of the library's Raiser's Edge constituent database, recording and acknowledging gifts, conducting prospect research and supporting donor events. The ability to build relationships, communicate clearly and effectively help manage multiple projects is essential.
Librarian I - South End Branch - FT
The Ferguson Library is seeking to fill the full-time position of Librarian I for its South End Branch. The South End Branch serves a diverse and growing neighborhood with a wide range of programming and services. Outreach is an important part of the job, which offers the successful candidate the opportunity to have a meaningful impact in the community.
Digital Navigator - PT
The Digital Navigator provides individualized or small group assistance to community members who need affordable home internet service, affordable internet-capable devices, and/or coaching in introductory digital skills in order to become effective home internet users. This assistance is provided primarily by voice telephone, but may also include email, text, video chat, and other communication methods that work for the learner. The Digital Navigator’s work is part of the Ferguson Library’s efforts to broaden equitable internet access for Stamford residents.
Professional Growth and Development
The Ferguson Library offers programs to encourage staff members achieve personal and professional growth.
- Scholarship Fund – Provides scholarships to staff members who are enrolled in degree programs in library or information sciences or other degree programs that directly contribute to their duties as a library employee. Full and part-time staff members are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
- Staff Development Fund – This program, funded by The Ferguson Library Foundation, is available to both full and part-time staff. It provides financial assistance for non-degree activities, such as professional workshops and conferences.
- Professional Conferences and Workshops – The library grants time-off with pay and expense reimbursement to staff members who attend approved professional conferences, workshops and meetings. Staff members are encouraged to participate in state and national organizations related to the library profession.
- In-house Training – The library also provides a continuous program of in-house training, such as workshops, lectures and self-directed training.