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Part-Time Circulation Staff

Posted: 7/18/17

Little Falls Public Library (Little Falls, NJ)

Location: Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ

Start: asap

Part-time schedule: 15-20 hours/week (4-5 hrs/day, M-F), and every third Saturday. Opening and closing hours required.

Required education/skills/experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years college
  • Excellent computer skills, including the interest in, and ability to learn technical applications and programs specific to library operations
  • Interest in promoting library resources, services, and programs to the public
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff as a team member
  • Interest in assisting with library programs for both children and adults
  • Ability and mobility to physically move books and retrieve material on all floors (basement to 2nd floor mezzanine level), and to/from all shelves within the library
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to exercise initiative and responsible, independent judgment
  • Library work experience will be considered a plus.

Interested applicants should email a resume, by July 31, to Library Director, Christine Miller pelchat-miller @ littlefallslibrary.org

Full-Time Senior Librarian/Librarian 3

Posted: 7/17/17

The Edgewater Free Public Library (Edgewater, NJ)

The Edgewater Free Public Library is seeking a friendly, service-oriented Senior Librarian/Librarian 3 Civil Service professional to join our dedicated staff. We are a Carnegie library, the last such library in Bergen County, known for great customer service and creative, eclectic programming. Located in a wonderfully diverse community in the heart of Edgewater, NJ, the Edgewater Free Public Library is a warm and inviting place to work.
Requirements:

  • MLIS/MLS from an ALA accredited institution and the ability to obtain/possess a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, with the ability to work with a diverse population and staff
  • Excellent computer and technological skills, including but not limited to proficiency with social media, downloadable media and various technological devices. The ability to learn and provide instruction on new and emerging technologies to members of the public and staff members through classroom and individual instruction
  • Monday Evenings and weekend hours required --- 35 hours a week, full-time position
Responsibilities:
  • Answering adult reference and reader’s advisory inquiries
  • Answering technology questions and assisting patrons with OPACs, downloadable media and computer use
  • Technical class and individual instruction on topics such as Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, “personal devices” and social media
  • Book, DVD, CD and Audiobook selection and collection development
  • Plan monthly programming, including the scheduling of guest lecturers, authors and performers, along with creation of a monthly calendar and press releases
  • Plan, schedule and execute the annual adult summer reading program
  • Maintain the Edgewater Free Public Library website and Facebook page
  • Other duties as required
Salary:
  • Minimum salary: $55,000 plus a generous benefits package

Apply:
Please email Director Linda Corona with your resume, cover-letter, and three professional references at corona@edgewater.bccls.org

Application Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5: 00 PM
The Edgewater Free Public Library employees are represented by Communication Workers of America, Local 1031.
This is a Civil Service position.
The Edgewater Free Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Adult Program Librarian (Part -Time)

Posted: 7/17/17

Jefferson Township Public Library (Oak Ridge, NJ)

Jefferson Township Public Library is seeking a part-time Adult Program Librarian (19.5 hours per week) to identify and develop programs for the Library that will educate and enrich our community.

The adult program librarian will plan, promote, and implement programs and services suited to the needs of the adults of Jefferson
This person will work, with other library staff to establish, promote and implement the goals of the Library. The adult program librarian will be expected to develop and present at least adult two programs per month.

Candidates should have prior public library program experience, be proficient with computers, enjoy working in a team environment, be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science, or be enrolled in a Master of Library Science program.

The wage for this position is $28.17 per hour.

Please submit a resume by August 15 to:

Seth Stephens, Library Director, 1031 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, New Jersey 07438,

e-mail: seth.stephens@jeffersonlibrary.net,

phone: 973-208-6244

Collection Development Librarian (Part –Time)

Posted: 07/17/17

Jefferson Township Public Library (Oak Ridge, NJ)

Jefferson Township Public Library is seeking a part time Collection Development Librarian (19.5 hours per week) to manage its adult collections.

The collection development librarian will evaluate and modify the adult collections of the library. This person will build collections that enrich the community and work with the library staff to support and implement the goals of the library. The collection development librarian will also assist the public as is necessary.

Candidates should have prior experience with managing adult collections, be proficient with computers, enjoy working in a team environment, be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science, or be enrolled in a Master of Library Science program.

The wage for this position is $28.17 per hour.

Please submit a resume by August 15 to:

Seth Stephens, Library Director, 1031 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, New Jersey 07438,

e-mail: seth.stephens@jeffersonlibrary.net

phone: 973-208-6244

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 7/12/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

Join our team! The Tenafly Public Library is looking for a part-time library assistant, responsible for collection processing, checking materials in and out, packing and unpacking materials for interlibrary loan, and providing computer/mobile device help. The schedule is 20 hours a week, including evening hours and one Saturday a month.

Qualifications:
-Extensive experience with Microsoft Office, Google Drive and mobile devices
-High school diploma (BA/BS preferred)
-One year of library experience (BCCLS preferred)

This is a union position with paid vacation and sick leave.

Please send your cover letter and resume as PDFs to Director Julie Marallo at marallo @ tenafly.bccls.org. No phone calls, please.

Part-Time Bookkeeper

Posted: 7/12/17

Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library (Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ)

Ho-Ho-Kus’ Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library seeks a part-time bookkeeper to work 6-8 hours per week. The schedule is flexible, but all work must be completed on-site.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accounts payable and receivable, making deposits, creating monthly financial reports, reconciling bank statements, maintaining vendor information, preparing payroll, and assisting the Library Director and Board of Trustees with the annual operating budget and capital plan. QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel experience is required. Some library, municipal, or nonprofit experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person. The successful candidate will be comfortable working as part of a small team and will possess a sense of humor and excellent time-management and organizational skills.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) references to Gretchen Kaser, Director at kaser @ hohokus.bccls.org no later than Friday, July 28. No phone calls please. Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Teen Coordinator / Desk Assistant

Posted: 7/12/17

Oradell Free Public Library (Oradell, NJ)

The Oradell Public Library is seeking a part-time Teen Coordinator / Desk Assistant starting September 1st, 2017. 

Teen Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Planning and running Teen Advisory Board Meetings, our group of volunteers in 6th grade through 12th grade.
  • Work with Teens to implement and run age-appropriate programs for younger children
  • Outreach in the community to attract new volunteers
  • With the Youth Services Librarian, plan and run programs for students in grades 6 through 12

Desk Assistant duties include, but not limited to: checking out and returning material, answering phones, issuing library cards, handling fines, responding to customer concerns, needs, and questions, processing Interlibrary Loan requests, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred
  • Experience and enthusiasm when it comes to working with students in grades 6 through 12
  • An eye for trends, not just for tweens/teens, but younger children as well
  • Willing to join NJLA and participate in professional development on the state and local level.
  • School or Public library experience preferred
  • Recognizing students in this age group benefit from consistency and stability, we are seeking applicants who can make a long term commitment

This position is ten (10) hours per week and will include evenings and weekends.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to John J. Trause at trause @ oradell.bccls.org.

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 7/12/17

Westwood Public Library (Westwood, NJ)

Seeking a part-time Reference Librarian for weekend and evening hours.

Must be available for at least two Sundays a month. The applicant must have a MLS from an accredited library school or be currently enrolled in a MLS program. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Email cover letter, resume and three references to the Director at urbiel @ westwood.bccls.org.

Part-Time Library Page/Shelver

Posted: 7/7/17

Fairfield Free Public Library (Fairfield, NJ)

The Fairfield Free Public Library is looking for a responsible, customer-service oriented High School student (16 years+) or graduate to work as a library page/shelver.

  • Sorts, shelves, and retrieves library materials.
  • Assists with clerical duties, such as, filing, photocopying, program sign-ups, preparing materials for public use, etc.
  • Set up and assistance in library programming.
  • Responsible for minimum circulation responsibilities, e.g. checking materials out and in, renewing, placing holds, paying fines, looking up items, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates a professional, positive, cooperative team-oriented working relationship with co-workers and the public.

August hours are one night per week (Thursday) (4:00-8:00 pm or 5:00-9:00 pm), and one weekday morning/afternoon. (No Saturdays in August). September-June hours will include Thursday evening, bi-weekly Saturday work, and occasional weekday evening substitution.

Application Deadline: July 28, 2017 | Starting date: August 3, 2017 Please submit a resume to: Brianne Colombo, Library Director at colombo @ ffpl.org.

http://www.ffpl.org/work-at-the-library/

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 7/7/17

Roxbury Public Library (Roxbury Township, NJ)

LIBRARY VOTED #1 IN MORRIS COUNTY!

The Library Director is the administrator of the library. He/she plans, organizes and manages the operation of the library according to the policies, rules and authority delegated by the Board of Trustees. He/she assesses strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges to the organization and develops strategies for dealing with them effectively without compromising vision and values. The Library Director supervises all library personnel, and supervises the maintenance of the library facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Creates a culture that stimulates positive change and a climate for excellence.
  • Reviews, formulates and recommends library policies, procedures and practices. Implements policies upon Library Board approval.
  • Interprets policies to the library staff and the general public.
  • Assists the Library Board in developing a long-range plan that actively supports the organization's mission and strategic direction. Executes the approved plan.
  • Prepares annual operating and capital budgets for Library Board approval that reflect the library's mission. Effectively manages and controls the approved budget.
  • Prepares for and attends Library Board meetings.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates professional and support library staff and maintains personnel records for all staff.
  • Plans and conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Creates an environment that welcomes diversity, and promotes literacy, intellectual freedom and equal access to information.
  • Studies the community and directs the development of a balanced program of library services designed to meet the needs of all the people in the community.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with the Board of Trustees, Township Officials and Township departmental personnel, Friends of the Library, community organizations, school groups, library associates and the general public.

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Prepares narrative and statistical reports.
  • Supervises the utilization and maintenance of technology to deliver, monitor and enhance library service.
  • Responds to emergencies and takes appropriate action
  • Investigates additional sources of funding, such as grant applications.
  • Establishes strategies and funding for in-service training and continuing education for employees ensuring compliance with continuing education requirements.
  • Monitors legislation related to libraries and keeps Library Board and appropriate Township Officials and library staff informed.
  • Maintains affiliations with local, state and national professional organizations and represents the library at professional meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Communicates the value of the public library and information services verbally and in writing to the general public and to decision-makers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles and techniques of librarianship.
  • Thorough knowledge of library administration and management techniques, including New Jersey Library Laws.
  • Thorough knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of a governing Library Board of Trustees.
  • Ability to analyze, comprehend and apply current approved public library standards, methods and techniques. The same ability would apply to library budget systems, performance appraisal, job classification and compensation.
  • Ability to think analytically and to develop new or revised systems, procedures, and work flow.
  • Ability to oversee and direct a basic collection development plan.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and share knowledge with others.
  • Ability to prepare and present accurate and informative statistical and technical reports. (Requires knowledge of MS Office and keyboarding skills.)
  • Ability to develop and manage convenient, accessible and cost-effective facilities and services that promote and support the organization's mission and strategic direction.
  • Ability to relate to employees, associates, and the public and to handle issues in a positive, professional, and expeditious manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MLS degree from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited school
  • New jersey State Professional Librarian Certificate (must be obtained within six months of hire)
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a librarian including two years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrated continued education in the areas of library services and technology. Active participation in professional library associations and community organizations.

COMPENSATION: The starting salary is competitive (minimum $82,000 commensurate with experience) and a generous benefits package. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to: adzikowski @ prolibra.com Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates 800-262-0070

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 7/7/17

Westwood Public Library (Westwood, NJ)

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Circulation, the Circulation Assistant is responsible for checking out and discharging materials, packing and unpacking inter-library loan materials, answering the phone and distributing the calls to the appropriate personnel, providing excellent customer service to patrons, and other duties as assigned. 15-20 hours per week.

Essential Requirements include: High School diploma at minimum required. Computer experience required (windows, internet, email), demonstrated ability to communicate fluently and clearly, ability to lift and move objects of up to 40 pounds.

Preferred Requirements in addition: BCCLS experience. Avid library user.

Please email resume, cover letter and two letters of reference to Director Martha Urbiel at urbiel @ westwood.bccls.org.

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 7/7/17

Boonton Holmes Public Library (Boonton, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Boonton Holmes Public Library is looking for a dynamic and engaging candidate who will continue to build on the Library’s recent successes and work diligently to keep the Library in the forefront of community activity. The Library Director will work closely with the Board, staff, governing officials and members of the community to serve the 8,500 residents of the Town of Boonton. The Library’s 2017 operating budget is $385,706 and has a total staff of 12 dedicated employees.

Responsibilities: The Library Director is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Library including the annual operating budget, personnel, facility, programs and services, and planning. Reporting monthly to a 7-person Board of Trustees, the Library Director supervises and evaluates the work of the library staff, provides professional advice to the Library Board, prepares and monitors the Library’s annual operational and capital budgets, manages bookkeeping, proposes and implements personnel and operating policies under the Board’s direction, attends Town meetings, participates in M.A.I.N. meetings and committees,  networks and builds partnerships with local groups and organizations in order to foster relationships that benefit both the Library and the community. 

Qualifications/Requirements:
An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring a certificate), and a minimum of five (5) years of professional library experience with at least three (3) years in a significant supervisory capacity. Preference will be given to candidates with either Director or Assistant Director experience.

In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will have demonstrated, hands-on knowledge of current and new technologies affecting today’s public libraries and demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the role of the library as the primary cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Boonton. Proficiency in other languages, including Spanish, is a plus.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and three references via e-mail by September 8, 2017 to Board of Directors at bhpldirector @ gmail.com. Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Full-Time Teen/Technology Librarian

Posted: 7/3/17

Englewood Public Library (Englewood, NJ)

This full-time position will create an array of teen-oriented services and programs at a busy municipal library in a diverse northern New Jersey city of 27,000 people. We seek someone who loves everything that says “teen” and who will enthusiastically and energetically reach out into our community to engage with our teens and make them feel welcome here. Position will also serve as reference librarian and manage all patron-facing technology, including web site and social media.

Minimum of two years' library experience, plus work experience involving teens. Strong technology skills essential, including knowledge of web platforms and tools, social media, graphic design programs, e-content and e-readers, and Microsoft Office. Must be able to teach staff and patrons about cutting-edge technology. Proven written and oral communication skills in English; bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Master’s degree in library science preferred, but will consider candidates nearing completion of their degrees. Position requires working some weekday evenings and one Saturday a month.

Excellent salary and benefits package; salary commensurate with experience.

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

Full-Time Circulation Supervisor

Posted: 6/30/17

Wyckoff Public Library (Wyckoff, NJ)

The Wyckoff Library seeks a flexible, customer service oriented, forward-thinking, innovative Circulation Supervisor to lead its busy circulation department and supervise a staff of ten. We need a Circulation Supervisor who can grow and adapt to change with us. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills; proven computer proficiency with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive; ability to work in a collaborative environment; strong communications and interpersonal skills, along with a desire to help others. Five years' circulation experience required, knowledge of BCCLS and Polaris a plus. Demonstrated managerial ability extremely helpful. College degree desired. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience and education. Please email cover letter and resume to Laura Leonard, Director, at leonard @ wyckoff.bccls.org. No phone calls.

Part-Time Library Shelver

Posted: 6/29/17

William E. Dermody Free Public Library (Carlstadt, NJ)

Carlstadt Library is looking for a responsible High School graduate:

  • Shelve materials and keep shelves in order.
  • Cover books and prepare other materials for circulation.
  • Repair damaged materials.
  • Pack items being sent out via the delivery service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Hours are two nights per week (Monday & Wednesday) 5:30 to 9:00pm, every other Friday 3:00 to 5:00pm and every other Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm. (No Saturdays in July & August)

Starting date August 7, 2017

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Mary Disanza, Director disanza @ carlstadt.bccls.org

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

Posted: 6/29/17

Montclair Public Library (Montclair, NJ)

We are looking for a talented library assistant to join us in delivering innovative, high-quality service to a diverse community. Responsibilities include working at the service desks, providing excellent customer services, and assisting with programs. Applicants must have library or customer service experience, excellent communications skills, and experience working with children and teens. 18 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours. Hourly rate is $15.21. Job will be open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to Janet Torsney, assistant director, Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042 or by email to torsney @ montclair.bccls.org

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Posted: 6/29/17

Tappan Free Library (Rockland County, NY

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to provide outstanding customer service to our community from our Circulation desk.

This positon is the first point of contact with our patrons, and so our candidate will possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to make quick decisions and resolve conflicts. The ideal candidate must be confident and level headed.

Responsibilities include charging and discharging materials, placing holds, assisting in locating materials, responding to phone inquiries, helping with technology, shelving and other duties as required. You will be on your feet for the full shift and bending and lifting up to 25lbs will be required.

Our ideal candidate will be cooperative, friendly, creative, and flexible with a positive attitude. He or She will have a working knowledge of WORD. Previous library work experience and prior Sirsi Symphony experience a plus.

An average of 5-10 hours per week with a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts.

No phone calls please.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume and three professional references to:
Mail: Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983 Attn: Job Search.
Email: snugent @ rcls.org subject line should read JOB SEARCH

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 6/29/17

Tappan Free Library (Rockland County, NY

We are a small public library seeking a part time reference librarian to cover a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts. Position averages 6-8 hours per week.

Ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, confidence in making quick decisions, a level head with the ability to resolve conflict. You will also need to act in a leadrs

Primary duties include reference services for all ages, reader's advisory, and computer/database literacy sessions. Sirsi Workflows experience desirable, but will train ideal candidate.

Applicant must have computer and Internet skills. Candidate must have initiative and possess excellent judgment with the ability to work independently. You will need to be able to lift up to 30lbs will be required.

The applicant must have a MLS from an accredited library school or currently enrolled in MLS program. Salary is commensurate with experience.

No phone calls please.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume and three professional references to:
Mail: Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983 Attn: Job Search.
Email: snugent @ rcls.org subject line should read JOB SEARCH

Full-Time Librarian - Adult Services/Reference

Posted: 6/26/Full-Time or Part-Time Position Name17

Louis Bay 2nd Library & Community Center (Hawthorne, NJ)

Available Full time position (70 hours in a 2 week pay period), Librarian – Adult Services / Reference, at the Louis Bay 2nd Library & Community Center. Minimum one Saturday per month and one night per week. Complete job description, requirements, and application instructions can be found at http://hawthorne.bccls.org/about-us/jobs-openings

Part-Time Librarian - Adult Services/Reference

Posted: 6/26/17

Louis Bay 2nd Library & Community Center (Hawthorne, NJ)

Available Part Time position (36 hours in a 2 week pay period), Librarian – Adult Services / Reference, at the Louis Bay 2nd Library & Community Center. Minimum one Saturday per month and one night per week. Complete job description, requirements, and application instructions can be found at http://hawthorne.bccls.org/about-us/jobs-openings

Temporary Part-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 6/21/17

Ridgefield Public Library (Ridgefield, NJ)

The Ridgefield Public Library has a maternity leave position beginning August 21, 2017 for a part-time Youth Services Librarian. We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with a commitment to working with Children and Young Adults. Responsibilities include programming, collection development, website maintenance, and community outreach. Hours are 1pm to 5pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; Thursday 10am to 5pm and every third Saturday from 10am to 2pm. ALA accredited MLIS/MLS preferred; library school students will be considered. BCCLS/Polaris experience preferred. Please make sure that availability is aligned with advertised hours. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send resume and cover letter via email to forte @ ridgefield.bccls.org.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 6/19/17

Midland Park Memorial Library (Midland Park, NJ)

The Midland Park Memorial Library has an opening for a library assistant to work at the circulation desk. The position is for 15 hours a week which include Monday (10-5), Thursday (5-9), Friday (1-5) and one Saturday a month.

The ideal candidate is outgoing, enthusiastic, and loves working with the public. We are looking for someone who will work collaboratively with our library staff in assisting patrons.

Applicants must have customer service experience. BCCLS experience is preferred but not a requirement.

Please email cover letter, resume, and two references to Catherine Dileo, Director, at Dileo @ midlandpark.bccls.org. No phone calls please.

Part-Time Circulation Supervisor

Posted: 6/19/17

Lodi Campus Library, Felician University (Lodi, NJ)

Felician University is presently seeking a part-time circulation supervisor for the Lodi Campus Library. The Circulation Supervisor serves as the primary point of contact for all Library patrons on the Lodi campus. Primary responsibilities include: staff the service desk in the Lodi Campus Library; provide information for Library patrons; conduct payment transactions for printing, copying, other peripherals, and miscellaneous items; answer telephones, accurately notate and relay messages, direct callers to the appropriate staff member; register new Library patrons; distribute access cards for and supervise group study rooms; monitor library security; assist Public Services Librarians on special projects; shelve and shift books; report need for equipment and building maintenance repairs; open Lodi Campus Library; activate lights and equipment as needed; maintain paper and toner supplies in printers and copiers; provide fundamental assistance with Microsoft Office applications; process interlibrary loan requests; create reserve records as needed.

Position Type:

Part-time, Non-Exempt

Department:

Library Services

Date Posted:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Required Education:

BA/BS required, candidates working toward MLIS encouraged to apply

Qualifications:

Excellent organizational skills; proven computer proficiency with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel applications; demonstrated time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;; demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment; strong communications and social skills; well-developed interpersonal skills, complemented by a predisposition to help others.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references electronically to: Library Services (burkee @ felician.edu) or via USPS to:

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

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

Immediately

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 6/9/17

Bradley Beach Public Library (Bradley Beach, NJ)

Position Description:  The Board of Trustees of the Bradley Beach Public Library is looking for a dynamic and engaging candidate who will continue to build on the Library’s recent successes and work diligently to keep the Library in the forefront of community activity.  The Library Director will work closely with the Board, staff, governing officials and members of the community to develop a new strategic plan that will reflect the educational and recreational interests of the nearly 5,000 Bradley Beach year-round residents and 30,000 summer visitors.  To fulfill the Library’s Mission in providing outstanding, friendly, personal customer service and accessible resources, the Director will ensure that the Library’s print and digital collections are current and customers obtain the reading and informational resources they need.  By maintaining an active public relations program, the Director will continually analyze and investigate the community’s response to the Library’s programs and services and make changes as necessary.  The Library’s 2017 operating budget is $375,000 and has a total staff of 9 dedicated employees. 

Responsibilities:  The Library Director is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Library including the annual operating budget, personnel, facility, programs and services, and planning.  Reporting to a 9-person Board of Trustees, the Library Director supervises and evaluates the work of the library staff, provides professional advice to the Library Board, prepares and monitors the Library’s annual operational and capital budgets, proposes and implements personnel and operating policies under the Board’s direction, attends monthly Borough Council meetings, and networks and builds partnerships with local groups and organizations in order to foster relationships that benefit both the Library and the community.   

The Bradley Beach Community:  The Borough of Bradley Beach in Monmouth County New Jersey is a quiet and inviting family friendly shore community with a beautiful beach and a mile long boardwalk that attracts thousands of visitors during the summer months.   It boasts a bustling Main St. with shops, restaurants, cafes and a N.J. Transit Train Station.  Located close to both New York and Philadelphia, Bradley Beach offers residents small-town appeal and easy access to the entertainment and cultural offerings of a major city. 

Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring a certificate), and a minimum of five (5) years of professional library experience with at least three (3) years in a significant supervisory capacity.  Preference will be given to candidates with either Director or Assistant Director experience.   
In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will also possess the ability to read, write, speak and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position; have demonstrated, hands-on knowledge of current and new technologies affecting today’s public libraries; and demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the role of the library as the primary cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Bradley Beach.  Proficiency in other languages, including Spanish, is a plus.

Other Important Information:  Finalists for the position will be asked to provide three (3) quality job references that must include a current or former board member or supervisor.  New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire.  Successful completion of a criminal background check is also required. 

Compensation:  The salary range for this position is $70,000 to $80,000.  Placement within the range is dependent on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.  There is an excellent benefits package, including full single coverage health benefits (subject to a NJ State mandated employee contribution) and membership in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System. 

Applications:  To apply, submit a meaningful cover letter and resume via e-mail by July 9, 2017 to Search Committee at directorsearchBBPL @ gmail.com.  Applications received after that date will not be considered.   The Bradley Beach Public Library is an ADA/EOE compliant employer.

Part-Time ESL Program Coordinator, Adult Services

Posted: 6/9/17

Fort Lee Public Library (Fort Lee, NJ)

Posting Date: June 9, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Hours: 19 hours weekly, incl. some evenings & weekends

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; ESL certification preferred

Experience: Minimum 2 years conducting ESL instruction, tutor training and program coordination for adult learners

Compensation: $25-$35 per hour, commensurate with experience

Job Summary:

The Fort Lee Public Library, serving two culturally diverse communities of 40,000, seeks a dynamic and visionary individual to manage a relatively new (Jan 2017) English as a Second Language program to adult learners. This position requires a self-starter who can plan, implement and oversee all operations of ESL services.

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
Chris Yurgelonis, Library Director: yurgelonis @ fortlee.bccls.org

The Library can only consider candidates who submit all required paperwork.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.
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.

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

Posted: 6/6/17

Livingston Public Library (Livingston, NJ)

The Livingston Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Youth Services Library Assistant. The Youth Services Library Assistant works under the Head of Youth Services and will assist the Youth Services Librarians with the operations of the Youth Services Department. Knowledge of the BCCLS system, Polaris, or other ILS is preferred. This position offers paid vacation, sick, and personal time.

  • Assists with implementation and running of children’s, teens, and family programs
  • Ensures the Youth Services Department is tidy at all times by straightening shelves in Youth Services Department and assisting with book displays
  • Ensures general organization in the Youth Services Department including craft supplies; also assists in restocking program toolkits
  • Assists patrons in the Youth Services Department for readers’ advisory, program sign-up, and other questions
  • Displays professional conduct and appearance at all times while performing duties.
  • Performs special projects and other job related tasks that may be assigned by the Director or Youth Services Librarian
  • May be required to assist in other departments

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to relate to children and teens
  • Ability to become familiar with the needs and interests of children and teens
  • Knowledge of children’s and teen literature strongly preferred
  • Ability to interact with and assist the public in a friendly and responsive manner
  • Computer knowledge and proficiency
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills for a customer service oriented environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public
  • Ability to lift and push 40 lbs.

JOB FOCUS:

Part-Time
Support Staff/Paraprofessional
Youth Services

COMPENSATION:

Hourly wage:$13.63/hour. 21-28 hours a week: Preferred hours are Tuesdays (10:00pm-6:00pm), Wednesdays (1:00pm-9:00pm), Thursdays (1:00pm-9:00pm), and two weekend days in a four-week period (usually one Saturday and one Sunday). Work schedule can be negotiated. Schedule subject to change based on library needs.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Anna Coats, Head of Youth Services, Anna.Coats @ livingston.bccls.org
Applications due Monday, June 26 or until filled.

Part-Time Public Relations Assistant

Posted: 6/2/17

Bergenfield Public Library (Bergenfield, NJ)

The Bergenfield Public Library seeks a creative and tech-savvy candidate for a part-time public relations assistant position. Duties include managing various social media accounts and email newsletters, creating all digital and print promotional materials, assisting programming staff to create and execute a regular schedule of adult and family programs, writing press releases, contacting outside organizations for outreach purposes, coordinating book displays and merchandising areas, assisting at the Circulation desks when needed and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills, flexibility and a desire to work in a dynamic, busy, and changing environment. A proactive nature and sense of humor are essential skills for this position, as is the ability to adapt quickly to new and changing technologies.

College degree or prior graphic design experience preferred, along with strong familiarity with Canva, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator. Knowledge of local community, civil and business groups a plus. Individuals who speak multiple languages are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is for 16 hours/week at $15/hr and may include evening and some weekend hours. Send resume, three references and cover letter to Allison Moonitz, Director, at amoonitz @ bergenfieldlibrary.org

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 6/1/17

Bergen Community College (Paramus, NJ)

Meadowlands and Paramus Locations

(Part-time Position 19 hours per week, Monday – Saturday)

The Library Assistant will be responsible for assisting patrons at the circulation/media desk at Meadowlands and/or Paramus locations. The successful hire will check library materials in and out, explain library policies and procedures; assist with catalog and Internet searches; perform stacks and collection maintenance, monitor shelving and shelf reading; assist faculty and students in the use of computer/media equipment and materials; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required: Associate’s degree or equivalent; one year library experience required; experience using a multi-faceted integrated library system or equivalent. Must have excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills; have an ability to work well within a team as well as work independently; demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite programs; basic computer trouble-shooting skills; required to work some weekend and be able to work at the Paramus and Meadowlands locations.

Contact:

Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. All interested candidates should send their resume via email (including the job code PT- LA) to libraryemployment @ bergen.edu.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 6/1/17

Nutley Public Library (Nutley, NJ)

The Nutley Public Library has an opening for a part-time library assistant in the Youth Services Department. Applicants will meet the following requirements: high school diploma; good communication and people skills; ability to organize work; computer skills. Must like working with youth.

Hourly wage: $16.53-$19.54/hr. Some evenings and Saturdays required.

Send letter of application to:
Maria LaBadia, Director
Nutley Free Public Library
93 Booth Drive
Nutley, NJ 07110

Or via email to labadia @ nutley.bccls.org

Application deadline:  June 12, 2017

Part-Time Library Associate

Posted: 6/1/17

Fairview Public Library (Fairview, NJ)

The Fairview Public Library, serving a culturally diverse community at the gateway of Bergen County, seeks a part-time Library Associate to assist with programming, outreach and more in newly renovated public space. This is a union and civil service position.
 
Start Date: June 20, 2017 (pending Board approval)
Schedule: Approximately 15 hours per week, including evening hours and one required Saturday per month.  Preferred hours are: Mondays: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Thursdays: 3:00 – 8:00 PM; Fridays: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
Education: 4 year degree from an accredited college or university (preference may be given to those candidates currently holding or working toward a MLS degree).

Experience: Relevant library or other customer service experience preferred.

Compensation: $15.00-$20.00 per hour commensurate with experience

Responsibilities:
-Develop and implement technology based programs for tweens and teens (i.e. Makerspaces, coding instruction, Google Homework help, New Jersey Makers Day).
-Develop and implement programs for adults and support Director with existing adult programming.
-Oversee existing Teen Advisory Board
-Assist with collection development
-Circulation desk work as needed

Requirements:
-Comfortable with technology and fluent in social media.
-Comfortable working with children, teenagers and adults.
- Knowledge of the BCCLS system and Polaris is preferred.

Preferred bilingual in any of the following languages; Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Croatian, Korean

On or before June 9th, please send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Kristin Nelson, Director, at nelson @ fairview.bccls.org. Interviews will be conducted during the week of June 12th.

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 5/10/17

Little Ferry Free Public Library (Little Ferry, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Little Ferry Public Library is seeking a capable Library Director to serve a community of 10,626 people and head a staff of 7 full-time and part-time employees.  The Director is responsible for library planning, personnel, preparing the annual budget, filling State reporting requirements, and the physical needs of the library building. 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA – accredited institution
  • NJ State Librarian’s Certificate or eligibility for acquiring certification

Related Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices involved in operation of a public library.
  • Flexibility in working well with a small staff answering to the Board of Trustees.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of current library technologies.
  • Familiarity with BCCLS.

Duties Include:

  • Maintaining staff work schedule and reporting payroll tally.
  • Collection development.
  • Preparing purchase orders and other business for monthly Board meetings.
  • Maintaining records of invoices and working with Accounts Payable to see through payment of bills.
  • Maintaining record books from all Library Board meetings.
  • Preparing Annual Statistical Report for New Jersey State Library.
  • Preparing annual Library Budget.
  • Maintaining Library website.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Annual salary and benefits package include health insurance, dental insurance, and participation in the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).  Little Ferry Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants please submit cover letter and resume to Board President Karen Kaner, Little Ferry Public Library, 239 Liberty Street, Little Ferry, NJ 07643 or email to: director @ littleferry.bccls.org  Please submit application by May 31, 2017.

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 5/8/17

Roseland Public Library (Roseland, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Roseland Public Library is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Library Director to serve a small community of 5,000.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements:

ALA accredited MLS/MLIS; Eligibility for New Jersey State Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Minimum of five years library experience, with preferably supervisory experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Management of the Library, its services, facilities and activities.

Preparation of annual library budget.

Reports to the board and library staff, collection development and weeding, accountability for capital planning, community outreach.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Annual salary range of $47,000 - $75,000, depending on qualifications.

Roseland Public Library offers a benefits package that includes health insurance and a pension plan. The Roseland Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested parties should mail a resume and professional references to:

Roseland Free Public Library
20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ 07068
Attn: Board of Trustees