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Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 02/22/17

Edgewater Free Public Library

The Edgewater Free Public Library is seeking an energetic and customer-service oriented individual to join our circulation staff. She or he should have a demonstrated capacity to deal effectively and courteously with the public and to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

Responsibilities include:  providing assistance to patrons at the circulation desk (checking items in and out, renewing items, registering patrons, handling fines, etc.), answering phones, preparing and receiving interlibrary loans, shelving, and other duties as assigned. Light lifting and bending required. Strong computer skills required. Library experience (especially within BCCLS) preferred but not required.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a high school diploma and previous work experience.

Position is for 17 to 19 hours per week including at least two evenings a week, and one Saturday every other week. The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible in scheduling.  
A Background Check is required prior to the official hiring date.

The position offers pro-rated vacation, personal and sick time. This is a union and civil service position. 

Minimum starting salary is commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to corona @ edgewater.bccls.org

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM March 24, 2017.

Part-Time Weekend Circulation Supervisor

Posted: 02/22/17

Felician University Libraries (Lodi, NJ)

Weekend Circulation Supervisor

Felician University is accepting applications for a dynamic, motivated and people-oriented individual to serve as the Weekend Circulation Supervisor and primary point of contact for all Library patrons at the Rutherford Campus Library.

Position Type: Non-Exempt, Part-time flex in accordance with the Felician University Course catalogue academic calendar

Department: Library Services

Required Education: BA/BS required; candidates working towards MLIS are encouraged to apply

Qualifications:

Strong organizational skills; proven computer proficiency; demonstrated customer orientation; ability to welcome and collaborate with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff; superior social skills; strong communication skills; library experience and/or progression towards a library science career a plus.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and contact information for three professional references via email to Elizabeth Burke @ burkee @ felician.edu, or via USPS at:

Ms. Elizabeth Burke, Library Services 
Felician University 
262 South Main Street 
Lodi, New Jersey 07644

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Part-Time Archives Associate

Posted: 02/22/17

Felician University Libraries (Lodi, NJ)

Archives Associate

Felician University is accepting applications for a detail-oriented, self- motivated and people-oriented individual to serve as the part-time Archives Associate. The Archives Associate, under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, organizes, maintains and promotes the University’s archival materials and special collections.

Position Type: Non-Exempt, Part-time, 7 hours per week

Department: Library Services

Required Education: BA/BS required, Master’s degree preferred

Qualifications:

Fundamental understanding of archival principles and processed; demonstrated organizational skills; proven experience with word processing and digitizing software applications; string written and verbal communications skills; well-developed interpersonal skills, complemented by a predisposition to help others; physical ability to lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and contact information for three professional references via email to Elizabeth Burke at burkee @ felician.edu or via USPS at:

Ms. Elizabeth Burke, Library Services 
Felician University 
262 South Main Street 
Lodi, New Jersey 07644

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Full Time Librarian 1

Posted: 02/22/17

West Orange Public Library

EMPHASIS: ADULT PROGRAMMING, MARKETING, ESOL (ESL) PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Are you an energetic, enthusiastic and creative librarian who is interested in marketing and adult programming?  Would you like an opportunity to put your intelligence and imagination to work helping to develop opportunities for immigrant communities to learn and increase proficiency in English? ¿Habla espanol?

West Orange is a diverse community of around 47,000 people 16 miles from NYC.  29% of West Orange residents are foreign born, and 33% speak a language other than English.  Approximately 43% of those have limited English proficiency.  According to the State of New Jersey Department of Education’s figures for the 2014-2015 school year, there are nearly 2,000 Hispanic students attending the West Orange School District.  In total around 16% of West Orange’s population speaks Spanish at home.
RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to the specialized duties described you will work in reference, collection development, and other areas as assigned.  This is a civil service position, for a full description of what qualities and duties associated with librarian 1 depending upon the needs of the library please see http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07569.htm.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bilingual Spanish/English.  Marketing background.
37.5 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours are required.
Salary meets NJLA guidelines.  Salary is $50,765.  The position also includes an excellent benefits package.  Position is subject to NJDOP regulations.  This is a NJ Civil Service position.

To apply, submit your résumé and cover letter by March 5, 2017 to: David Cubie, Director, West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052. dcubie @ westorangelibrary.org

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 02/22/17

Highland Falls Library (Highland Falls, NY)

The Board of Trustees of the Highland Falls Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director, beginning at the end of 2017. The Highland Falls Library is a private association library, serving the public in the Village of Highland Falls and the hamlet of Ft. Montgomery. The major support for the yearly budget of $262,000 is the Town of Highlands. The library also benefits from an active Friends group, which often takes the lead in fund-raising for special projects. 

Requirements include a four-year bachelor's degree in any subject, excellent leadership and communication skills, some knowledge of grant writing, and experience working in a library. Duties will include overall aspects of the daily operation of the library, supervision of a small staff, work with adults and children (story-time), budgeting and management of financial matters, reference work, assistance with computer needs of the community, reading of reviews and ordering books and materials, among others. The library is a member of the Ramapo-Catskill Library System (RCLS), which provides automation and other related services. The Director is expected to participate with other directors as an advisor to RCLS. 

The new and spacious library is located on the Main Street of the village, and is central to the community and its needs. The work week is approximately 36 hours, with some Saturdays (four hours) and evenings (to 7pm) required. Starting salary is $47,000 to $50,000, depending on experience, with holidays and generous sick/vacation time included. A possible benefits package is open to discussion. 

The Board of Trustees is primarily interested in finding the right candidate with enthusiasm and energy to work with an active community and Friends group. A letter of interest and resume? may be sent to the library, 298 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY, 10928, attention Vivian Thomson or email to Suzanne Brahm - sbrahm @ rcls.org "Library Director" in the subject line.

Part-Time Children's Librarian

Posted: 2/13/17

Palisades Free Library (Palisades, NY)

The Palisades Free Library in Palisades, NY is seeking a dynamic part-time children’s librarian to join our dedicated and friendly staff. Duties include answering reference questions from all age groups, selecting youth reading materials, and developing and coordinating youth programs for ages birth through 12. A Masters in Library Science is preferred but those currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library science program are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of children’s literature is required. This is a 16 hour a week position that includes Wednesday evenings and one weekend a month. Other hours are flexible. Starting salary for a librarian with an MLS is $25 an hour.

For a full job description visit www.palisadeslibrary.org.

Please send resume and a cover letter to Debbie Firestone dfirestone @ rcls.org by March 1, 2017.

Part-Time Building Maintenance Worker

Posted: 2/10/17

Johnson Public Library (Hackensack, NJ)

Responsibilities: Moderately strenuous tasks involved in cleaning and maintaining the building, equipment and grounds. 

Schedule: 20 hours per week, must be flexible, mornings are required, as well as alternate Saturdays and occasional evenings.  

Requirements: NJ  Driver’s License.  Able to lift 60 lbs. Background check.

Preferred Experience: At least one year of full-time satisfactory experience in the maintenance of buildings or the mechanical, electrical, plumbing or construction trades. Basic computer competency.  Handyman skills such as light plumbing/electrical preferred. Knowledge of building and safety codes a plus.  

Salary:  Commensurate with skills and experience, starting at $18 per hour.  Send resume to castanteen @ hackensack.bccls.org

Part-Time Maker Mentor

Posted: 2/10/17

Wyckoff Public Library

The Wyckoff Public Library is looking for an individual to contribute to the success of our soon to be opened Maker Space. The successful candidate will have a strong sense of curiosity and a desire to collaborate with, as well as coach others. This individual needs to embrace the maker philosophy of learning by doing with an emphasis on the process. This person will have the opportunity to plan and facilitate fun, challenging and engaging projects for a variety of patrons.

The position will require between 4-10 hours per week. The majority of the hours will be weekdays with the possibility of up to one weekend afternoon per month. Salary is based on experience. A complete description can be found here: 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ygMxxZ4ExvONMzOSkX3oJ71ikpN5JNxahskpacBhf8I/edit
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Please send letter of interest, resume and references to the Laura Leonard at leonard @ wyckoff.bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Children's Services Librarian

Posted: 2/3/17

Fort Lee Public Library

Position Offered: Part-time Children’s Services Librarian

Re-posting Date: February 3, 2017

Start Date: March 15, 2017 or sooner

Hours: 19 hours weekly, incl. one evening, rotating Saturdays and Sundays

Education: MLS or related Masters; MLS students will be considered

Experience: 2 years public library experience preferred

Compensation: $20-$35/hr, commensurate with experience

Job Summary:

The Fort Lee Public Library, serving a culturally diverse community of 35,000, seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic Children’s Services Department. The qualified candidate should have a strong interest in and experience with programming, literature and services for children. A proactive nature and knack for creative problem solving are essential.

For complete employment opportunity and application, please visit:

http://fortlee.bccls.org/about/employment

Please mail or email the following three (3) REQUIRED documents:

(1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume and (3) Fort Lee Library Employment Application

Sarah Pardi, Head of Children’s Services, sarah.pardi @ fortlee.bccls.org

The Library can only consider candidates who submit all required paperwork.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017.

Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass Civil Service testing and requirements.

The Fort Lee Public Library hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines

Full-Time Head of Children's Services

Posted: 2/3/17

Pequannock Township Public Library (Pompton Plains, NJ)

The Pequannock Township Public Library is seeking an energetic, innovative, outgoing and proactive candidate for the position of Head of Children's Services. Our busy Library is located in a growing diverse suburban community with a population of 15,000.

This management position requires proven experience in supervision, technology, customer service, collection development, finance and people skills. The successful candidate needs to be a person who is comfortable with multi-tasking. The position will be directly responsible for the busy children's department on a day-to-day basis.  Pequannock Library offers hundreds of children’s story time, classes and special events ranging from S.T.E.M. focused science classes to petting zoos.  We had 803 children registered for summer reading for children ages 2-14.

General responsibilities will include: story time, children's programming, children’s reference services and back up adult reference, reader's advisory, collection development, Summer Reading, Technology Training, website and social media updates. Visits to the Pequannock Township School District schools to promote the Summer Reading Program and library resources and programs for children and tweens generally is expected as is building upon relationships with school personnel to enrich established collaboration. Expertise in all Microsoft Office products and knowledge of Polaris library automation, Constant Contact, Evanced, WordPress, and E-book platforms is a plus.

In addition, this position supervises and manages the library’s pages and teen volunteers which include hiring or recruiting, training, scheduling and performance reviews, where applicable.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and knowledge of managing a budget are required. It is expected that the person in this position will stay current with new technologies and popular trends especially as related to youth.

Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and ability to obtain a NJ Professional Librarians Certification. A minimum of three years’ post MLS/MLIS experience is required including one year of proven supervisory/management/administration experience.

This is a 35 hour per week position and includes weekday, night and weekend hours. The salary for this position meets NJLA guidelines.  All employees are members of the NJ PERS pension plan. New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire.

Employment offers include a three month probationary period.

Resume, cover letters and two references should be e-mailed to: Debbie Maynard, MLS, Library Director, at debbie.maynard @ pequannocklibrary.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Full-Time Systems/User Experience Librarian

Posted: 2/2/17

MAIN (Morristown, NJ)

Overview

The Systems/User Experience (UX) Librarian is primarily responsible for understanding the needs and psychology of system users, and customizing and maintaining the integrated library system (ILS) and all of its sub-systems. He/she will assist the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and MAIN membership with formulating and executing the most intuitive and cost‐effective system solutions possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and assumes overall responsibility for the operation and UX of the ILS and all of its components, including the public access catalog (PAC) and reporting modules.
  • Supervises part‐time workers and contractors as assigned.
  • Provides technical support for the ILS to MAIN’s membership.
  • Works with member libraries and MAIN committees to develop policies and procedures to support interlibrary loan, reciprocal borrowing, and common and institution‐specific circulation.
  • Assures timely testing and implementation of new modules and software upgrades.
  • Engages in field research by interviewing end‐users to assess the effectiveness of MAIN systems.
  • Uses end‐user feedback regarding the visual aesthetics, interactive design/responsiveness, and content quality to customize the ILS (including the PAC).
  • Acts as principal project manager for data migrations stemming from incoming MAIN members.
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of reports as required by member libraries.
  • Creates and maintains an independent reporting portal to improve access to reporting tools.
  • Works with the MAIN catalogers to ensure cataloging standards are reinforced in ILS policies/settings.
  • Serves as the primary contact with Innovative on software and client application issues.
  • Actively keeps abreast of emerging ILS and UX trends and technologies, and how they may be implemented.
  • Attends webinars and conferences to learn how other libraries are managing their ILSs.
  • Maintains a presence within the national and regional Innovative Users Group (IUG) communities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS, MLIS, MI)
  • 4+ years of experience working as a systems librarian

Specialized Skills:

  • Expert in all facets of the operations of an ILS (Polaris experience preferred)
  • Clearly defined philosophy of a modern UX for a library setting
  • Familiarity with cataloging principles, such as MARC & LCSH standards
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent customer service
  • History of taking initiative and perpetually integrating new technologies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to interact with people with varying levels of knowledge or expertise with ILSs and general IT
  • Ability to present ideas effectively, both orally and in in writing
  • Knowledge of PC, terminal server, networking and technical support best practices
  • Expert in using Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in SQL

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

The position is scheduled for a 40 hour work week and requires the ability to work on a flexible schedule, with occasional evening and weekend hours. MAIN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is not subject to the “New Jersey First” state residency requirements.

Work is performed primarily at the MAIN consortium office located at 560 West Hanover Avenue in Morristown, although occasional visits to member libraries may be required. This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to have transportation to make library site visits and attend meetings outside the office.

Work is performed primarily in a busy office environment while sitting at a desk or computer station, or while standing for extended periods of time. Physical exertion may be required to lift office supplies and library materials up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The need to respond to competing needs or meet deadlines could cause stress at times. Equipment used includes personal computers and various office machines.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience, but starts at $65,000
  • Generous health benefits
  • 403(b) retirement plan

Deadline

  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Preferred Start Date

  • Negotiable

Submission Instructions

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references’ contact information to Executive Director Phillip Berg at: jobs @ mainlib.org
  • Please do not call the MAIN Office in regards to this job posting.

Part-Time Young Adult Services/Reference Librarian

Posted: 2/2/17

Ringwood Public Library (Ringwood, NJ)

The Ringwood Public Library is seeking a part time Young Adult Services/Reference Librarian with a strong background in technology, library automated systems, and popular social media sites. Emphasis is on the ability of the applicant to engage young adults through outstanding services, outreach, collection development and inviting programs, demonstrating creativity and innovation.

Qualified candidate must possess an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited graduate school, and shall possess or be eligible for a NJ Professional Librarian license, to be secured within 60 days of hire. One year of experience working with young adults is preferred.

An 18 hour work week will include coverage up to 2 evenings per week and 1 Saturday per month, with a beginning salary of $26,114.40. After 6 months, an increase to 25 hours per week or $36, 270.00, upon Director’s evaluation and Board approval. Up to 6 vacation days and 7 sick days accrued after 6 months employment.

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references by March 1st to Elise Bedder, Director, Ringwood Public Library at bedder @ ringwoodlibrary.org

Part-Time Maintenance Technician

Posted: 2/2/17

Mahwah Public Library

The Mahwah Public Library seeks an experienced Maintenance Technician to join the team. We are looking for a detail-oriented Maintenance Technician who is passionate about maintaining the Library as a beautiful, welcoming destination for all Mahwah residents.

Under general supervision, the Maintenance Technician performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings is preserved or improved. The Maintenance Technician sets up, moves and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms; paints walls and ceilings; repairs damage to walls; installs and maintains fixtures and locks; repairs basic plumbing and electrical problems; tears down, moves and sets up shelving used to store library collections; and performs other maintenance and janitorial work as required. The successful applicant will be meticulous, self-starting, adaptable, able to balance multiple projects and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. A complete position description is available on the Library’s website (http://www.mahwahlibrary.org/content/work-or-volunteer-library).

Starting salary is $15.25/hour. This part-time, 20 hour/week, position includes paid time off.

The successful applicant must meet the residency requirement outlined in the New Jersey First Act and pass a background check.

Please send letter of interest, resume and references to the Business Office, Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Rd., Mahwah, NJ 07430, or fax to 201.529.2721, or by email to dmercadante @ mahwahlibrary.org. This position will remain open until filled.

Full-Time Library Director IV

Posted: 2/2/17

Finkelstein Memorial Library (Spring Valley, NY)

Finkelstein Memorial Library located in Rockland County, New York is seeking a Library Director IV This is an administrative position responsible for directing a library that serves a diverse population. The work involves carrying out policies which are determined by the Library Board of Trustees. Typical Activities: Administers policies of the Board of Trustees; Prepares preliminary budget estimates and submits a tentative budget to the Board of Trustees; Plans new types of services; Represents the library at community and group meetings; Keeps informed of library related developments; Directs the maintenance of buildings and grounds; Recommends appointments, promotions and dismissals; Evaluates library services in relation to the changing needs of the diverse community. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics: Knowledge of library administration and modern principles of public library services; knowledge of library collections; ability to plan and coordinate the work of others; ability to get along with others; ability to express oneself clearly both orally and in writing; ability to motivate others and provide leadership; ability to carry out library policies; ability to participate effectively in cultural and intellectual activities of the community. Strong communication skills necessary. Minimum Qualifications: Must have certification as a Public Librarian by the NY State Department of Education and Eight (8) years of professional library experience, four (4) years of which must have been in a public library of which two (2) years have been in an administrative capacity. Experience must have been attained after receipt of the certification; or receipt of a master degree from a library school recognized by the NY State Department of Education. Salary is commensurate with education and experience ** 35 hours per week** ** Generous benefits package ** Please send letter of interest and resume by February 14, 2017 to: Debra Wicke - Head of Human Resources Finkelstein Memorial Library 24 Chestnut Street Spring Valley, NY 10977 or via email: dwicke @ rcls.org

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 1/30/17

Belleville Public Library & Information Center (Belleville, NJ)

REPORTS TO:

Library Director

RATE/HOURS:

This is a part time position of approximately 20 hours per week covering primarily evenings and Saturday shifts with occasional daytime hours as needed. Compensation: $12/hr.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Belleville Public Library and Information Center has an opening for the position of Part-Time Library Assistant. We are a small library serving a culturally diverse community of 39,000, and are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team. Excellent communication skills are a must.

For complete employment application, please visit:
http://www.bellepl.org/belle/Library%20Information/Employment%20Application.pdf

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Responsibilities will include a full range of duties primarily at the Circulation desk and other Departments as needed. Checking materials in and out, assisting customers with computer troubleshooting, answering basic reference and directional questions, collecting fines, patron registration, answering phones, processing reserves, assisting with library programs, and other tasks as needed. The job also involves being “on the move” standing, walking, crouching, and pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and lifting up to 25 pounds. All other duties as assigned by supervisor on staff. The successful candidate must exhibit the ability to deal tactfully and respectfully with the public and work effectively with colleagues. A proactive nature and knack for creative problem solving are essential.

Basic qualifications:

  • High School degree or GED
  • Legally permitted to work in the United States
  • Belleville or Essex County Residents ONLY
  • Proficient with computers, basic MS Office, and mobile devices

Recommended (but not required) qualifications:

  • Experience working or volunteering in a library setting or Library student
  • Experience with Polaris ILS
  • Spanish language proficiency

HOW TO APPLY: For complete employment application, please visit:
http://www.bellepl.org/belle/Library%20Information/Employment%20Application.pdf

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. Please email resume, cover letter and filled out application to Michelle Malone, Library Director mmalone @ bellepl.org.

Part-Time Library Assistant/Clerk

Posted: 1/30/17

Belleville Public Library & Information Center (Belleville, NJ)

The Belleville Public Library & Information Center hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines.

REPORTS TO:

Library Director and Business Administrator

RATE/HOURS:

This is a part time position of approximately 20 hours per week primarily for our Business Office with some Library Desk duties as needed. Compensation: $12/hr.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have knowledge of office methods, practices and equipment and of performing routine, repetitive, and noncomplex tasks involved in keeping financial and/or other records of a mathematical nature. Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. Willingness to work to continuously improve processes and be flexible.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Working with our Business Administrator the Part Time Clerk will be required to use various types of office equipment and productivity software (like Excel). Prepare simple reconciliation of bank accounts. Keep accurate files. Prepare and examine vouchers to ensure the necessary approvals are correct and arithmetically correct. Occasionally working at the Circulation Desk or other departments as needed to fill in gaps with scheduling.

Appointee will be required to possess a valid NJ driver’s license. Belleville Residents are encouraged to apply. US Citizen, High School graduate or GED, and 18 years of age or older.

Applicants must be a resident of Belleville, NJ or Essex County. No exceptions. 

HOW TO APPLY:

For complete employment application, please visit: http://www.bellepl.org/belle/Library%20Information/Employment%20Application.pdf

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. Please email resume, cover letter and filled out application to Michelle Malone, Library Director mmalone @ bellepl.org.

Full-Time Business Manager

Posted: 1/27/17

Louis Bay 2nd Library (Hawthorne, NJ)

Detailed job description and application requirements may be found at http://hawthorne.bccls.org/about-us/jobs-openings

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 1/25/17

Woodbury Public Library (Highland Mills, NY)

The Woodbury Public Library is made up of the Rushmore Memorial Branch located in Highland Mills and the Ida Cornell Branch located in Central Valley. The Board of Trustees seeks candidates with demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills to engage our community members and expand the library’s services and partnership opportunities. The library currently serves 11,353 residents with a staff of 2 full and 11 part-time employees with an annual budget of $789,390 funded by the Town of Woodbury.

Responsibilities: The Library Director is responsible for implementation of library policies, supervision and mentoring of employees within a union environment, maintenance of two library properties, development of the library’s budget, effective collaboration with community groups and local government, and evaluation of library services to meet community needs.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by The American Library Association and two (2) years of professional library experience. Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s professional certificate at time of application. Applicant must be eligible to be appointed from the civil service list, held by the Orange County Department of Human Resources.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience and is in the range of $61,000 to $71,000. 80% of health insurance costs are paid by the employer.

Interested individuals must send a cover letter and resume to pasteledc @ optonline.net include "WPL Director application" in the subject line by March 1, 2017.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 1/25/17

Saddle Brook Free Public Library

Saddle Brook Free Public Library is seeking an energetic and customer-service oriented individual to join our circulation staff. She or he should have a demonstrated capacity to deal effectively and courteously with the public and to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

Responsibilities include, providing assistance to patrons at the circulation desk (checking items in and out, renewing items, registering patrons, handling fines, etc.), answering phones, preparing and receiving interlibrary loans, shelving, and other duties as assigned. Light lifting and bending required. Strong computer skills required. Library experience (especially within BCCLS) preferred but not required.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a high school diploma and former work experience.

Position is for 20 hours per week including at least one evening a week, and one Saturday a month. Successful candidate must be willing to be flexible in scheduling. Salary is $10.00 - $12.00 an hour, depending on experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Katherine Hybertsen at katherine.hybertsen @ saddlebrook.bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Full-Time Adult Services Librarian

Posted: 1/23/17

Rose Memorial Library (Stony Point, NY)

Immediate opening for a creative individual who wants to step in to create a meaningful service position. Position has just been expanded to full-time and the library is poised to expand within the next two years. Located in the lower Hudson Valley, association-type public library serves a community of about 15,000 close to West Point, NY. Wonderful, friendly staff and energetic trustees want to push ahead into the future. Includes usual skills needed for collection development, reference and computer assistance with the public. Candidate should be well versed in latest library technology and budding services, able to communicate in all social media, and lead library programming and outreach to fit in with emerging building plans! MLS and at least 3 years’ experience required. $45K. Send letter and resume to James Mahoney, MLS, Director, Rose Memorial Library, Stony Point, NY jmahoney @ rcls.org

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 1/23/17

Englewood Public Library

This 16-hour-a-week position provides reference services at a busy municipal library in a northern New Jersey city of 27,000 people.

Master’s degree in library/information science strongly preferred. Previous experience at a public library reference desk strongly preferred but will consider current library school students with good overall library experience. Excellent computer skills, including web searching, email, and all Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of BCCLS, Polaris and Envisionware a plus. Successful candidate must also demonstrate a passion for providing outstanding customer service to all patrons with whom he/she interacts, must be patient, a good communicator, and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. Fluency or facility in Spanish a plus.

Schedule: 16 hours a week, including occasional Saturdays and several evenings a month, exact schedule to be negotiated between director and successful candidate.

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Mary Witherell, Director, Englewood Library, at witherell @ englewood.bccls.org. No phone calls.

Part-Time Literacy Coordinator

Posted: 1/23/17

Englewood Public Library

This 19-hour-a-week position manages the well-established literacy/ESL program at a busy municipal library in a northern New Jersey city of 27,000 people.

Minimum of two years’ experience in literacy/ESL, plus a college bachelor’s degree in any subject. Fluent in oral and written English and Spanish strongly preferred. Excellent computer skills, including web searching, email, and all Microsoft Office programs. Successful candidate must also demonstrate a passion for providing outstanding customer service to all patrons with whom he/she interacts, must be keen to go the extra mile to help patrons interested in literacy/ESL.

Schedule: 19 hours a week, exact schedule to be negotiated between director and successful candidate.

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Mary Witherell, Director, Englewood Library, at witherell @ englewood.bccls.org. No phone calls.