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Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 11/16/2017

Caldwell Public Library (Caldwell, NJ)

The Caldwell Public Library is seeking a personable, highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join its friendly staff. The ideal candidate must have the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public and to maintain effective, creative, collaborative and comfortable working relationships with library colleagues. The successful candidate must have the ability to take direction well and work with minimal supervision.

Primary duties include:

  • Charges and discharges library materials, collects fines, registers and renews library patrons and issues library cards.
  • Assists the public in use of library resources and equipment .
  • Answers questions on library organization, holdings, programming, local history inquiries, policies and procedures .
  • Checks and maintains shelves to ensure correct order .
  • Retrieves materials to fill library patron requests; packages and routes those materials as required .
  • Accepts and processes, on a daily basis, materials delivered to library through interlibrary loan .
  • Assists in accepting reserves for library materials, handles loan requests, and notifies library patrons when materials are available .
  • Opens building at start of business day and closes building at the end of the day .
  • Handles overdue notices in accordance with library policy .
  • Prepares library materials (specifically DVDs and CDs) for the collection including cataloging, linking to the catalog and labeling .
  • Reviews library, and non-library, literature for the purposes of ordering materials .
  • Orders materials for library .
  • Maintains daily log of monies (for fines, copies, library memberships, donations, etc.)

This is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week. Must be available to work Tuesday and Thursday evenings and at least 1 Saturday per month.

Qualifications/Requirements: .

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or two years previous library experience .
  • Strong oral and written communication skills .
  • Excellent interpersonal skills .
  • Strong organizational ability .
  • Thorough knowledge of use of computers, including internet tools and programs

Compensation:

$11.00 per hour

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter/resume to Claudine Pascale, Library Director at cpascale@caldwellpl.org 

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 11/16/2017

Morristown & Morris Township Library (Morristown, NJ)

Have you ever wanted to work in a Library? Do you enjoy books and meeting people? The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented person to join our creative and dedicated staff. We are located in a diverse community in the heart of historic Morristown and we provide exemplary and courteous service to all of our patrons. This 12 hour/week position requires excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to be a part of an innovative and forward thinking group of people.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, although some college course work or knowledge of the workings of a library is very desirable.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work tasks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • The ability to work with a diverse population and staff.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Computer skills including, but not limited to, the ability to work competently with the Library’s online catalog, databases, email, calendar and circulation systems.
  • Ability to work with small amounts of money and provide change for patrons.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, bend, stoop, reach and carry for extended periods as well as lift up to ten pounds and push book carts up to 30 pounds.

Preferred:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is preferred, however the ability to learn these skills is also acceptable.
  • Proficiency in spoken Spanish is a plus.

General Responsibilities:

  • Helping patrons at the Circulation Desk.
  • Checking out, checking in, renewing Library materials, signing up patrons for new library cards and aiding patrons with questions about their cards and Library accounts.
  • Opening the department desk and preparing it for the day.
  • Answering telephone and transferring calls to appropriate departments, answering customer service questions, and taking messages.
  • Unpacking and processing materials for patrons that come from other libraries.
  • Emptying book drops and shelving library materials as needed.
  • Help with special projects as requested.

Compensation:

Part-time position, 12 hours per week including evening and weekend hours. Salary is $11.25/hour. EOE

Deadline:

December 15, 2017.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Ruth Bensley at ruth.bensley@mainlib.org.

Part-Time Adult Library Shelver

Posted: 11/16/2017

Morristown & Morris Township Library (Morristown, NJ)

Have you ever wanted to work in a Library? Do you enjoy books and being around them? Do you enjoy quiet spaces and independent work? Are you looking for a flexible schedule? The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented person to join our creative and dedicated staff. We are located in a diverse community in the heart of historic Morristown and we provide exemplary and courteous service to all of our patrons. This 8-12 hour/week position requires excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to be a part of an innovative and forward thinking group of people.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work tasks. 
  • Excellent oral communication. 
  • The ability to work with a diverse population and staff. 
  • The ability to learn the Library’s shelving and classification systems and shelve materials alphabetically and numerically. 
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, reach and carry for extended periods as well as lift up to 30 pounds and push book carts up to 100 pounds. 
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment and do light dusting. 
  • Candidate must be above the age of 18.

Preferred:

  • Computer and technological skills. 
  • Ability to do other tasks as assigned and to work on special projects.

General Responsibilities:

  • Sort and shelve Library materials for all collection areas 
  • Read and straighten shelves into proper classification order. 
  • Shift library materials when needed. 
  • Help with special projects as requested.

Compensation:

Part-time position, 8-12 hours per week including evening and weekend hours. Salary is $10.00/hour. EOE

Deadline:

December 15, 2017.

How to Apply:

Please visit the Library Circulation Department and fill out an application form or email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Ruth Bensley at ruth.bensley@mainlib.org.

Full-Time Systems Librarian

Posted: 11/15/2017

William Patterson University Library (Wayne, NJ)

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian.

Under the direction of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the Voyager online system.

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Opportunities to Contribute: systems administration, technical support, research and inter/intra departmental collaboration

  • Administers and configures the Library's integrated library system, comprised of system administration, security, users, profiles, policies, circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, serials management, and statistical data reporting.
  • Serves as primary technical liaison with ILS vendor, Ex Libris; troubleshoots hardware and software problems with the Voyager and other assigned systems.
  • Provides technical support for the management of OCLC software and services and works collaboratively with the Resource Management/Library Information Systems Team to coordinate database maintenance and interdepartmental projects.
  • Uses a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources.
  • Develops and implements procedures to integrate various systems and serves on committees
  • Participates in departmental and User Education programs.
  • Serves as a liaison to assigned departments in collection development activities.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate must possess the following:

  • ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent (by time of appointment).
  • At least one (1) year of professional experience working with library systems.
  • A second graduate degree is required for tenure.
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of programming/scripting languages such as Python, Perl, PHP, Unix shell scripting or like programs/languages.
  • Computer knowledge necessary to perform technical-support related tasks.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Second graduate degree
  • System administration experience with Linux, Windows and/or Voyager system(s).

Invitation to apply:

Please go to https://wpunj.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=11&job=librarian-iii to apply for the position.

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

  • Complete an application
  • Submit a cover letter & CV
  • Provide names/contacts of three professional references.

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

If you have any general questions related to this search, please contact Search Chair Richard Kearney at talent@wpunj.edu.

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Posted: 11/15/2017

Franklin Lakes Public Library (Franklin Lakes, NJ)

The Franklin Lakes Public Library is seeking an energetic, flexible and customer-service oriented individual for a p/t position in our busy Circulation Department.  Weekday hours are Fridays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and one evening per week (total of 10 hours with a possibility for additional hours), plus one Saturday and one Sunday per month.  Interested candidates must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and navigation of the Internet.  Polaris experience is preferred, but willing to train the right person.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Apply in person or send your cover letter and resume to: 

Mary McClain, Circulation Manager,   (mary.mcclain@franklinlakes.bccls.org)
Franklin Lakes Public Library, 470 DeKorte Drive, Franklin Lakes, N.J. 07417

Full-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 11/15/2017

River Vale Free Public Library (River Vale, NJ)

The River Vale Free Public Library seeks a Youth Services Librarian to serve the children and young adults of River Vale in their educational and recreational pursuits. The Youth Services Librarian oversees all collection development and programming for children and young adults under the supervision of the Library Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Using an annual budget, select and purchase all materials for children (toddlers through 5th Grade) and young adults (6th through 8th Grade.) Link purchased materials in the BCCLS database. De-select outdated/damaged materials to ensure that the collection is attractive and relevant to library users.
  • Maintain a collection that is relevant to the needs of River Vale students. This is accomplished through regular communication and outreach to the local school district.
  • Create, schedule, and execute programming for the Children’s and Young Adults’ Departments which includes: Spring, Fall, Winter, Summer Story Times, Summer Reading Program, After-School/Week-End Programming and Special Events.
  • Supervise the Youth Services Assistant in the planning, scheduling and execution of all crafts and programming associated with the department.
  • Promote Youth Services programs by creating flyers and other publicity using the latest software.
  • Schedule and supervise volunteers to assist with collection maintenance and programming.
  • Work in a supervisory capacity when assigned, handling all reference and general library operations.
  • Assist at the circulation desk, as needed.

Requirements:

  • At least two years experience working as a Youth Services Librarian with a proven track record demonstrating success in the areas of collection use by the community, collaboration with local schools and successful programming initiatives.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Strong technology skills, including the utilization of software for collection maintenance, the generation of creative publicity and social media communication.
  • Must be able to work weekday, evening and weekend hours both in assisting at the Circulation Desk and in a supervisory capacity for all library staff.
  • Must be able to perform light lifting and bending.
  • BCCLS experience a plus.

The position offers health coverage, holidays, vacation and sick time. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume with references via email to Ann McCarthy at mccarthy@rivervale.bccls.org.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 11/14/17

Ridgewood Public Library (Ridgewood, NJ)

PRIMARY DEPARTMENT:     YOUNG ADULT  Grades 6-12                              
STARTING SALARY:    $14.00 - $16.00 per hour, commensurate with experience
EDUCATION:    BA required.

Hours: Part time (10 hrs./week)

  • Tuesday: 2-6 pm
  • Friday: 2-6 pm
  • Every 3rd Saturday (10am – 5pm)
  • One Sunday at Reference Dept. (1-5pm)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Love working with teens and teen literature.
  • Cheerful customer service. Helpful, courteous and energetic.
  • Strong organizational/leadership skills.
  • Cooperative and adaptable team player with fellow staff and patrons.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative programming ability.
  • Tech savvy, including social networking and emerging technologies; knowledge of Wix website builder a plus.
  • Marketing/graphic design skills a plus.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Busy Youth Service Desk - Welcome and assist library patrons of all ages.
  • Reference and reader’s advisory.
  • Coordinate and promote year round volunteer program - Up to 100 volunteers at all times.
  • “Homework Help” and summer “Teen-to-Tween ESL” programs.
  • Coordinate programs that include: Teen Cooks Unite, Teen Tech Club, March Madness, and Middle School book programs.
  • Collection development responsibilities for YA non-fiction.
  • Graphics and Social Media - Use multiple formats for promotion and outreach.
  • 30-minute Storytime program on Saturday rotation.
  • Shelving and weeding.

Perform other duties as required.
For Employment Application, please visit www.ridgewoodlibrary.org or the Children’s Service Desk.
Please send application, resume and references to:
Lorri Steinbacher, Administration Librarian, lsteinbacher@ridgewoodlibrary.org 

The Ridgewood Public Library hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines.

Part-Time Library Associate

Posted: 11/14/17

Irvington Public Library (Irvington, NJ)

The Irvington Public Library is seeking a proactive and energetic person for a part time (day hours) Library Associate position.

Responsibilities included but not limited to:

* Under the direction of a professional librarian, takes the lead in organizing and implementing the technical or public aspects of one or more library programs such as the development and coordination of events, patron services or collection management; does other related work. 
* Answers basic reference questions. 
* Participates in the training of patrons and staff of library resources 
* Resolves patrons concerns within authority granted by the professional librarian or other supervisory officials. 
* Provides basic reader advisory to patrons. 
* Conducts or prepares the content and arrangement of library materials for displays, exhibits and library programs. 
* Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and or manual recordings and information systems used by the agency.

Position Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
* At least 2 years of library experience necessary. 
* The ability to work with the public in a professional manner 
* The ability to communicate effectively.

Schedule:

* 11-18 hours per week 
* This position requires flexibility to work day hours and Saturday shifts.

Salary: $17.50 per hour

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to ipl@irvingtonpubliclibrary with Library Associate position in the subject line.

Part-Time Information Services Librarian/Reference

Posted: 11/14/17

Cherry Hill Public Library (Cherry Hill, NJ)

Part Time (15-23 hours)
Union Position

Filing Deadline: Friday, November 24, 2017

About the Position:
The Cherry Hill Public Library is seeking to hire a dynamic, enthusiastic librarian to join the Reference & Adult Services team. We are a state of the art library within a thriving suburban community in South Jersey. The successful candidate will be a responsible and efficient individual ready to keep up with our busy Reference Department. Duties will include: Reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, assisting the public with computer and technology based questions, library programming for adults, and reference by appointment.

Excellent customer service skills with a focus on providing patrons with a positive library experience are a must!

Qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited MLS
  • Knowledge of KOHA
  • Experience providing reference and reader’s advisory services 
  • Experience using print and electronic resources
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications
  • Evidence of ability to communicate effectively
  • Teaching or computer instruction experience a plus
  • A strong commitment to public service and teamwork

Other Requirements:

  • Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • New Jersey residency required pursuant to NJSA 54:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), if selected for the position.
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit

Work Schedule:
Work schedules are subject to change based on the needs of the Library; candidates must be able to work during the library’s operating hours including, but not limited to evenings and weekends. 15-23 hours per week and fill-in hours as needed.

About the Library:
The Cherry Hill Public Library is the largest municipal library in the southern New Jersey area. The Library is open seven days a week and is operational Monday through Thursday from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and 32 Sundays a year.

How to Apply:
All completed applications may be emailed to jpurcell@chplnj.org (subject line: Reference/Information Services Librarian) or mailed in a sealed envelope to the address below.

Administration
Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Attention: Jennie Purcell

Part-Time Adult Reference Librarian

Posted: 11/14/17

Nyack Library (Nyack, NY)

The Nyack Library is seeking a qualified individual to become part of our Adult Reference Department.  The duties of this professional librarian position will include:

  • Working at the Adult Reference Desk,
  • Working 9:30 am -5 pm every third Saturday of the month,
  • Responsibility for ordering and maintaining sections of the circulating collection as assigned,
  • May be required to teach basic computer skills and/or software applications
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position with some days, evenings, and weekend work required.  This position will report to the Head of Reference.

REQUIREMENTS:  A master’s degree from an accredited Library Science program is required as well as a New York State Public Librarian Certificate.  Digital literacy is required with competence in widely used software applications, social media and open-source applications. Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required. 

Benefits include personal, sick, vacation leave and holidays and membership in NYS Retirement

Please send your resume to ashaw@nyacklibrary.org by November 20, 2017

Part Time Temporary Technical Services Assistant

Posted: 11/14/17

Tappan Free Library (Tappan, NY)

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill a temporary Technical Services position. Anticipated start date: Immediately Duration: 6-9 month appointment

You will be responsible for cataloging, organizing, and processing all library material. You will be responsible for the accurate adding, editing and deleting of records using Sirsi’s Workflows/Symphony ILS. You will also be responsible for receiving library material and following up directly with vendors to resolve order errors.

This position will also include issuing patron library cards, Circulation desk hours and general customer service duties.

Candidate must be able to lift 30lbs, push book carts throughout the building, demonstrate strong attention to detail, speed and accuracy in carrying out duties, possess the ability to sort efficiently in alphabetic, numeric or alphanumeric order and be flexible and reliable.

Ideal candidate:

At least one (1) year of work experience cataloging library materials.

Working knowledge of cataloging principles including MARC records.

Proficiency in the use of MS Word.

Must be able to comprehend, speak and read the English language.

Must have and maintain good interpersonal and communication skills.

Past customer service experience preferred.

An average of 20-25 hours per week with a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts. Rate of pay will be 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Attn: Job Search.

Email: snugent@tappanlibrary.org subject line should read JOB SEARCH

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Posted: 11/14/17

Tappan Free Library (Tappan, 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 conflict. The ideal candidate must be confident and level headed.

Responsibilities include charging and discharging materials, placing holds, assisting in locating material, 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 6-10 hours per week with a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts. Pay rate range $14-$16 per hour.

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Attn: Job Search.

Email: snugent@tappanlibrary.org subject line should read JOB SEARCH

Part-Time Adult Program Planner

Posted: 11/8/2017

Parsippany Library (Parsippany, NJ)

The Parsippany Library is re-opening the search for a part time Adult Program Planner to identify and develop programs for the Library that will entertain and enrich our adult community both culturally and educationally.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, plan, coordinate, organize and implement programs and services suited to the needs of our adult patrons -Develop and evaluate activities based upon the needs of our patrons
  • Work with library staff to develop program ideas that will be of interest to the demographics of our community and will encourage residents to visit our library facilities
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships within the library system and within our community by engaging in community outreach -Identify groups and organizations that the library can partner with for program participation
  • Manage communications through social media and other media outlets
  • Market and promote programs and services to the public which may include the preparation of flyers, news releases and brochures, along with submitting content for the library website
  • Work as part of a team to establish and promote the goals of the library
  • Ensure the implementation of the library's pollicies and procedures
  • Maintain a budget and track expenditures/transactions
  • May be required to work at the public service desk, if needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • College degree required
  • Experience or proven knowledge of program planning and coordination
  • Ability to work within a diverse community
  • Technically proficient in Word and Publisher
  • Creativity and the ability to engage in "out of the box" thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in working independently
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and at least two references to maria.crawford@parsippanylibrary.org 
no later than November 20, 2017

Full-Time Head, Adult Services

Posted: 11/8/2017

Montclair Public Library (Montclair, NJ)

Ready to make a difference at one of New Jersey’s best libraries? The Montclair Public Library is looking for a leader of our Adult Services Department.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent manager with experience with programming, reference, community outreach, marketing and electronic media. Archive experience a plus.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Coordinate Adult Services staff to run the department efficiently, satisfy library patrons, share information with staff and the public, and promote the library.

Essential functions include:

  • Coordinating and supervising Adult Services staff and budget
  • Developing and overseeing programs including digital literacy, financial literacy, and health and the arts
  • Maintaining website, contributing content to social media platforms and producing e-Newsletter
  • Responding to queries related to local history, including genealogy and house research
  • Coordinating Library outreach at community events
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities include:

  • Excellent reference skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues throughout BCCLS to meet job objectives
  • Welcoming behaviors including friendliness, cooperation, creativity, patience, and enthusiasm
  • Work harmoniously with co-workers and a diverse and varied clientele
  • Ability to supervise, motivate, and evaluate staff
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct work and to exercise initiative and good judgement
  • Proficient in leadership, teamwork, and supervision
  • Excellent customer service and ability to calmly resolve conflicts

Qualifications:

  • MLS (from an ALA Accredited program) with NJ Professional Librarian Certificate
  • Minimum of five years of library or customer service experience
  • Current knowledge of library trends and innovations

Salary:

  • Commensurate with experience

To apply:

Thank you!

Full-Time Program and Exhibits Manager

Posted: 11/02/2017

Valley Cottage Library (Valley Cottage, NY)

This position is for those who do not want to be bored at work! The Valley Cottage Library, a busy suburban library serving the residents of the Nyack School District and dedicated to providing a superior library experience to our users, seeks a creative, outgoing individual to serve as our Program and Exhibits Manager. The successful candidate will be someone with a passion for public service and a desire to showcase their interpersonal skills and creative energies to bring dynamic cultural and educational programming to the community and to continue the success of our widely sought-after gallery exhibit space. 


Performing under the supervision of the Library Director, the Program and Exhibits Manager is a position with many aspects which will energize and motivate the right individual. Tasks vary from program planning for adults, curating and managing an exhibit space, and overseeing the creation and distribution of press releases to local media outlets and social media to handling the library's branding and marketing of print publications, web presences, and other relevant mediums. 


Position requirements: 

  • Bachelors Degree preferably with a concentration in the art and/or marketing field Two years' experience in public or community relations and programming
  • Demonstrated expertise with MS Office and Adobe CS5+ or higher
  • Familiarity with HTML5
  • Professional presence and demeanor
  • Capacity to command the attention of and speak in front of large groups
  • Ability to work well with varied public and employee clientele
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task 

The 35 hour work week involves a varied schedule including some weekend and evening hours dependent on program and exhibit schedules. The 7-hour work day includes a paid 30-minute lunch period. The library offers a generous benefits plan, a matching 403B plan and paid health insurance benefits. 
Valley Cottage Library is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants responding before November 17, 2017 will attract earliest consideration. 
Please email a cover letter and resume to Amelia Kalin, Library Director; vclsearchcommittee@rcls.org

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 11/02/2017

McCowan Memorial Library (Pitman, N J)

McCowan Memorial Library in Pitman, New Jersey is looking for an energetic Director to lead the dedicated staff of our small town library nestled in the heart of the Pitman’s Uptown Shopping and Cultural Center.

The new Director will be expected to work effectively with the Board of Trustees as well as Community and Business Leaders, coordinate fundraising efforts with The Friends of the Library, and design and implement library programs and services. In addition, understanding budget management, and an effective ability and knowledge of best practices in library technologies are all necessary skills.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited graduate school, knowledge of modern ILS and current technologies available to library staff and patrons. Applicants must also possess (or be eligible for) the Professional Librarian’s Certificate issued by the State of New Jersey.

High priority qualifications include: skill and success in working with, developing, and hiring personnel; strong oral and written communication skills; customer focus and excellent public relations skills; strategic planning and goal setting.

Compensation

The position offers a hiring salary range of $45,000 - $50,000 dependent upon experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Qualified candidates may respond for this position by e-mail or mail:

library@mccowan-pitman.org. McCowan Memorial Library, 15 Pitman Avenue, Pitman, NJ 08071.

Resumes accepted through December 15, 2017.

Only those candidates who meet the requirements for this position will be contacted.

Full-Time Community Relations Specialist 

Posted: 11/02/2017

Ellenville Public Library & Museum (Ellenville, NY)

The Ellenville Public Library & Museum (EPLM) in Ulster County is seeking a creative, diplomatic, organized and passionate individual for the position of Community Relations Specialist (CRS). 

The CRS reports to the Director. Reaching out to the community, good marketing skills, event/program planning, grant writing and effective communications, both orally and in writing, are a must in order to fully provide our broadly diverse community with the services they deserve. 

This is a full-time Civil Service provisional position with a generous benefits package. 

Salary range is $38,000 - $44,000 per year. 

The work week is 37.5 hours and includes daytime, evening and/or weekend hours. 

Qualifications: 
Four (4) years of college with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication, English, Journalism, Public Relations or a closely related field and one (1) year of work experience in public and community relations: OR Two (2) years of college with an Associate's Degree in Communication, English, Journalism, Public Relations or a closely related field and three (3) years of work experience in public and community relations: OR A high school diploma or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and five (5) years of work experience in public and community relations: OR An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated above. A valid New York State Driver's License. 
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, Ulster County Civil Service application and three professional references to Friday, November 17th before 5pm: 

Pam Stocking, Director 
Ellenville Public Library & Museum 
40 Center Street, Ellenville, New York 12428 
(845) 647-5530 
pstockin@rcls.org

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Posted: 11/31/2017

Ridgefield Park Public Library (Ridgefield Park, NJ)

The Ridgefield Park Public library is seeking a friendly, well-organized, enthusiastic part-time circulation assistant.

Responsibilities
  • Charging and discharging of materials
  • Assisting patrons at circulation desks in Adult and Children’s Departments
  • Handling monetary fines
  • Handling interlibrary requests
  • Emptying book drop
  • Answering telephone
  • Light lifting and bending
  • Assisting with programs in the Children’s and Adult departments
Qualifications
  • Excellent English, organizational, and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of computers and other related technologies

Experience with BCCLS, bilingual skills, and bachelor’s degree are all preferred. Required hours are Monday nights, 5:30–9:00 p.m., Tuesday nights, 5:30–9:00 p.m., Wedneday nights, 5:30–9:00 p.m., and scheduled Saturdays. Substitution hours for various times will also be offered.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Omar Khan at khan@ridgefieldpark.bccls.org.
Email applications only. Please, no phone calls or visits. All applications will be acknowledged.

The Ridgefield Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. The position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found.

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 10/31/2017

Mount Laurel Library (Mount Laurel, NJ)

Title: Reference Librarian PT Salary: $19 - $19.50

The Mount Laurel Library is looking for an enthusiastic and creative librarian to join our Information Services team. The ideal candidate will:

DESCRIPTION

  • Welcomes and serves all customers of the Mount Laurel Library
  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory services for patrons of all ages

Assist patrons with research, web searching, and computer software

  • Provide technology instruction and trouble shooting
  • Regularly staff the information desk.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the Information Services team
  • Participate in collection development
  • Keep current with trends in technology and social media and ways to apply them
  • May be Person in Charge
  • Performs other duties as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by ALA or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
  • We will also consider current MLS students nearing the completion of their graduate degree from an accredited school, with title and salary adjusted accordingly
  • License: Obtain a valid NJ License as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment.
  • Applicant must comply with the “New Jersey First Act”

SCHEDULE

Flexible schedule up to 20 hours per week with alternating weekends (either Saturday or Sunday)

BENEFITS

Paid sick and vacation.

Submit cover letter/resume by November 28, 2017 to jobs@mountlaurellibrary.org

Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 

 

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 10/31/2017

Belleville Public Library (Belleville, NJ)

REPORTS TO: 
Library Director, Clerk, and Shift Supervisor 
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 and are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team. Excellent communication skills are a must. 

RATE/HOURS: 
This is a part time position of approximately 15 - 20 hours per week covering primarily evenings and Saturday shifts with occasional daytime hours as needed. 

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 patrons with computer troubleshooting. All duties at Circulation Desk (Collecting fines, patron registration, answering phones, processing ILL). Assisting with library programs. Answering basic reference and directional questions. Covering meal hours at Children's or Reference as needed. 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 Proficient with computers, basic MS Office, and social media/mobile devices 

Recommended (but not required) qualifications: 
Background working in libraries or with the public is desirable. Experience with Polaris ILS Spanish language proficiency 
HOW TO APPLY: 
For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Director, Michelle Malone at mmalone@bellepl.org. Include "Part Time Library Assistant" in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Due to the high number of responses, we will only respond to candidates who have been selected for interviews.

Part-Time Library Assistant -- Circulation Services

Posted: 10/27/2017

Butler Public Library (Butler, NJ)

The Butler Public Library seeks a dedicated, positive, energetic, and service-oriented individual to join a service oriented Circulation Department. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Welcoming patrons entering the library, ensuring all are treated equally and with respect;
  • Charging out all circulating materials to customers;
  • Registering new library customers and renewing current customer accounts;
  • Collecting circulation fees and fines for circulating materials and processing transactions;
  • Handling the replacement of lost borrower cards;
  • Maintaining and updating information on customer library accounts;
  • Placing customer’s requests;
  • Answering and routing telephone calls;
  • Providing customers with directional assistance and/or directing them to the appropriate service desk for help;
  • Providing customers with assistance at the public computers and printers including troubleshooting problems;
  • Shelving library materials, shelf-reading and searching for items from system generated lists; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities: High School Diploma required. A background working in libraries or with the public is desirable. Knowledge of common computer software such as MS Office is required. Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must.

Hours: Flexibility in scheduling required. May work daytimes, evenings, and weekends.

Salary: $11.00 per hour but could be higher with relevant library experience.

Position reports to the Head of Circulation Services and is available immediately.

For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Luis.Rodriguez@ButlerLibrary.org. Include “Circulation part-time position” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Due to the high number of responses, we will only respond to candidates who have been selected for interviews.

Part-Time Library Assistant/ Administration

Posted: 10/26/2017

South Brunswick Public Library (Monmouth Junction, NJ)

The South Brunswick Library is seeking a personable, highly organized and detail-oriented individual to provide clerical support to its administrative team. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of Excel and Word and be familiar with basic office equipment. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must have the ability to take direction well and work with minimal supervision. Daytime flexibility is desired. Shift will include Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

This is a nine hour a week job with the potential for additional hours.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Balancing the daily deposits from the cash register
  • Assisting in vendor payment process
  • Performing data entry
  • Filing, photocopying, record keeping
  • Verifying accuracy of financial spreadsheets
  • Answering phone calls and assisting visitors when needed
  • Assisting other library departments with various tasks and special projects

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Handle basic math calculations with precision
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Willingness to become a Notary
  • High School Graduate (some college preferred)
  • Strong keyboarding skills
  • Drug free
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks

Compensation:

Starting salary: $15.08/hour. This is a nine hour a week job with potential for additional hours.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and job application to Judy Pietrobono, Assistant Director, at jpietrobono@sbpl.info. To download our application visit http://www.sbpl.info/about/job-openings/ . Applications also available at the library located at 110 Kingston Lane in Monmouth Junction, NJ.

Full-Time Department Library Associate I, Tech & Automated Services

Posted: MM/DD/YY

Rutgers University Libraries  (New Brunswick, NJ)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

The Rutgers University Libraries support and enrich the instructional, research, and public service missions of the University through the stewardship of scholarly information and the delivery of information services. The Libraries aspire to provide outstanding information resources and services that advance research and learning, support the University’s goal to be among the top public AAU institutions in the country, and serve as an essential information resource for the state and beyond.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Library Associate I for Rutgers Libraries- Technical and Automated Services. The Library Associate I handles a complexity of materials and projects coordinated by Monographs Cataloging and Database Management Section. As the Libraries continue to purchase monographs in various formats, it is vitally important to have on staff a competent and motivated Associate to catalog such materials at a high level, providing the resource description necessary to enable discovery and fulfill the end user experience. While the incumbent will continue to catalog monographs, the focus will widen to accommodate retrospective conversion as the Section expects to assume several projects in the coming year. As the cataloging needs of units continues to receive prioritization adjustment as per the needs of Rutgers Libraries and its various constituent groups, the Section will be called upon to retrospectively convert materials which were otherwise undiscoverable Retrospective conversion projects are critical to address the many minimal bibliographic records that require upgrading to full level records, particularly to leverage the capabilities of a new library system. Additionally, the Libraries continue to accept gifts, many from high profile donors, which need cataloging, often original and frequently in foreign languages.

Among the key duties of this position are the following: 

  • Examines complex data within the library ILS and other systems and correct errors as needed. 
  • Processes recalls for the unit libraries, which are time sensitive and related to course reserves, and faculty and patron requests. 
  • Manages projects to address these needs as well as provide ongoing cataloging for critical collections. 
  • Original, complex and copy cataloging of monographs, including regular acquisitions and gifts in a variety of languages 
  • Oversees retrospective conversion projects and database management tasks; processes error reports, merges records, and reconciles bibliographic errors. 
  • Handles cataloging of medical resources, academic theses, and government documents. 
  • Attend meetings, complete RU/RUL training, assist with end processing as needed, and other projects as assigned.

Position Status Full Time 
Hours Per Week 37.5 
Daily Work Shift Day 
FLSA Nonexempt 
Grade 04 
Position Salary 
Annual Minimum Salary 45,854.00
Annual Mid Range Salary 57,059.50
Annual Maximum Salary 68,265.00
Standard Hours 37.50 
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative 
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft 
Benefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit 
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month 
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree two years of cataloging experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have the necessary expertise and skill level to comprehend error reports (machine generated or user driven) 
  • Reading knowledge of one foreign language
  • Strong command of Library of Congress Subject Headings and Classification 
  • Experience using an integrated library system 
  • Familiarity with MARC21 bibliographic formats and RDA guidelines. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and apply appropriate judgement 
  • Ability to take direction and function as a member of a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three or more years of cataloging experience 
  • Working knowledge of SuDocs classification 
  • Working knowledge of MeSH subject headings and NLM classification 
  • Familiarity with non-MARC metadata schema such as MODS or Dublin Core 
  • Experience working in an academic library setting 
  • Reading knowledge of Slavic languages

Equipment Utilized

  • Sirsi Symphony ILS 
  • Ex Libris Alma/Primo 
  • OCLC Connexion Client 
  • RDA Toolkit 
  • Cataloging applications as needed 
  • Other basic office applications as needed

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • May be asked to handle fragile or dusty materials. 
  • May have to push book trucks packed with materials, which can be heavy.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3540 
Posting Open Date 10/25/2017 
Special Instructions to Applicants 
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick 
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) 
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume 
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application 
  3. List of References

Full-Time Web/Information Services Librarian

Posted: 10/26/2017

South Brunswick Public Library (Town, State)

The South Brunswick Library seeks a creative, tech savvy, and enthusiastic librarian to join its Information Services team. The ideal candidate will possess the skills necessary to manage the library’s website, improve user access and increase the library’s digital presence within the community. As a member of the Information Services Department, this individual will also be actively involved in serving the South Brunswick community through reference and referral service, reader’s advisory, collection development, and community engagement. A strong commitment to excellent customer service is essential as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers.

Primary Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining, updating and enhancing the Library’s webpage
  • Providing support to increase access to the Library’s digital services and collections
  • Communicating with staff to identify needs and expectations for growth and expansion of web services
  • Leading the design and implementation of tasks related to creating, expanding and improving our webpages and web based services
  • Evaluating all new website development activity and providing technical troubleshooting
  • Conducting successful reference interviews to determine customers’ needs
  • Providing excellent service-in person, on the telephone and via electronic communications that meets the needs of individual customers
  • Providing instruction, formally and informally, that enhances the literacy skills of members of the community
  • Conducting reader’s advisory
  • Assisting with collection development
  • Participating in community engagement through programs/events inside and outside the Library building

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program
  • NJ Professional Librarian Certification
  • Web design knowledge and experience
  • Valid NJ driver’s license
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks
  • Drug free (testing may be required)
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check

Compensation:

  • 2018 starting salary is $55,911

How to Apply:

  • Please send cover letter, resume, application and links to any of your web design projects to Judy Pietrobono, Assistant Library Director, at jpietrobono@sbpl.info.

Deadline:

  • Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.
  • Applications are available on our website at http://www.sbpl.info/about/job-openings/ or by visiting the library at 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

Part-Time Library Associate -- Youth Services

Posted: 10/26/2017

Burlington County Library (Westampton, NJ)

Reporting to the Coordinator of Youth Services, you will enrich the lives of our youngest customers and their families by providing readers’ advisory, reference assistance, programming and outreach services. You will:

  • Create, plan and implement children’s programs, events and outreach 
  • Provide reference assistance and readers advisory at the Youth Service Desk to children, caregivers, home schoolers and educators 
  • Encourage digital literacy and provides age-appropriate technology instruction to children 
  • Participate in the Summer Reading Program and corresponding activities 
  • Be a team member who welcomes and accepts input; seeks out advice on how to handle situations and supports team members by keeping them informed and offering help 
  • Attend workshops and learning opportunities for continuing education, learning about library trends and emerging technologies 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SCHEDULE

24 hours per week with flexibility. Monday-Saturday schedule TBD, based on applicant’s availability.

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or 
university with a Bachelor's degree. Burlington County residents 
given preference.

Salary: $18.35/hr.

Submit a resume including job #32-17 by November 17, 2017. Via e-mail: jobs@bcls.lib.nj.us

Part-time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 10/24/2017

Plainsboro Public Library (Plainsboro, NJ)

Plainsboro Public Library seeks an energetic and self- motivated Youth Services Librarian for a part-time position. The ideal candidate will provide friendly, high quality customer service to library patrons and has an in-depth knowledge of children’s and teen literature with the ability to provide high quality readers advisory. They create and execute programs under the direction of the Head of Youth Services and participate in executing department initiatives and programs.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide reference service in person, by telephone and electronically to the children, tweens, teens and their caregivers; 
  • Assist customers in the use of department resources, print and electronic resources; 
  • Provides high quality reader’s advisory to assist customers in selecting materials appropriate for their age group, interest and reading capabilities; 
  • Provide information about and registration for department programs; 
  • Provides customers with assistance at the public computers and equipment in the Science Center including troubleshooting problems 
  • Oversees and directs the work of library pages and volunteers; 
  • Developing and executing department programs for children and teens, including traditional programming as well as special events and performers, summer reading clubs, and “maker” activities that maximize use of the Science Center in the department; 
  • Participating in the weeding and maintenance and display of all department collections; 
  • Participating in the selection of materials for the children's, tween and teen collections; 
  • Ability to guide customers out of the building during emergency evacuations; and 
  • Performing related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

A Youth Services Librarian must have some knowledge of:

  • the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation;
  • current trends in the delivery of library services to children, tweens and teens;
  • children’s, tween and teen literature and resources;
  • library software, apps and common computer software such as MS Office; and
  • library research techniques.

A Youth Services Librarian must have the ability to:

  • to maintain accurate records and statistics and complete reports;
  • plan and execute teen and children’s programs;
  • to exercise initiative and independent judgment;
  • to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department supervisor, library staff and patrons; and
  • to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing.

Education and experience: A Youth Services Librarian must have a Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school. Some experience working as a Youth Services Librarian in a public library is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of children’s literature is expected. A New Jersey Professional Librarian Certificate must be on file.

Schedule: 18 hours per week; Sundays 9:30 -5 pm, Wednesdays 4:30-8:30 pm and Thursdays 1-8:30 pm.

Salary: $28.46 per hour for MLS Librarian

Application: For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to: Plainsborojobs@lmxac.org Include “YS Part-time Position” in the email subject line. Please no phone calls. Only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. Employment offers are conditional upon a successful background and reference check and include a six month probationary period. Plainsboro Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the “NJ First Act.”

Full-Time Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Posted: 10/23/2017

William E. Dermody Library (Carlstadt, NJ)

The Carlstadt Public Library is seeking a full time bookkeeper and administrative assistant for our small, busy library. The right candidate must love libraries, and should be a self-starter with stellar customer service skills.

This position includes one Saturday per month and at least one evening per week, and it comes with excellent benefits. The candidate should have experience with Quicken or Quickbooks, the MS Word suite, and general bookkeeping skills.

Polaris and BCCLS knowledge is preferred, but we’re willing to train the right person.

Expected duties include but are not limited to daily clerical and bookkeeping duties as assigned, cash flow maintenance, preparation of financial documents for distribution, ordering and inventorying office supplies, linking items in the BCCLS database, and assistance at the Circulation Desk on an as-needed basis.

A college degree is required for this 35 hour per week position, and salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email a cover letter, 2 professional references and resume to Mary Disanza at disanza@carlstadt.bccls.org.

Part-Time Bilingual Page

Posted: 10/23/2017

Johnson Public Library (Hackensack, NJ)

The Johnson Public Library seeks a part-time bilingual page to work 10 hours per week.

The schedule would be as follows: 

  • Monday: 5 - 7:30 pm 
  • Tuesday: 5- 7:30 pm 
  • Wednesday: 5 - 7:30 pm 
  • Thursday: 5-7:30 pm

Education and experience: 

  • Basic Internet skills. 
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the librarian at the Reference Desk by helping patrons with computer tasks including printing, file attachments, downloads and basic troubleshooting.
  • Translate for Spanish speaking patrons.
  • Pull and check out patron holds.
  • Keep Reference Desk printers and copiers supplied with paper.
  • Shelve reference books.
  • Cover 15 minute Periodicals Department break.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Skills and Interests:
  • Excellent customer service attitude and people skills required. 
  • Fluency in Spanish and English. 

Salary: $10-13 per hour based on skills and experience 
Application: Send resume, cover letter and references to Barb Schuit at schuit@hackensack.bccls.org by November 3.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 10/23/2017

Saddle Brook Library (Saddle Brook, NJ)

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 hybertsen@saddlebrook.bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 10/23/2017

Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library (Matawan, NJ)

The Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, tech-knowledgeable, customer service-oriented individual to join our friendly team.

Primary Duties:

  • Work with Adult Services staff to assist patrons with computer questions.
  • Work with patrons one-on-one to teach basic computer skills.
  • Work with library staff to troubleshoot computer issues on staff and public computers.
  • Teach small group computer classes.
  • Maintain the library’s website.
  • Assist with other computer/technical questions as needed.
  • Assist with other tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of basic networking (including wireless), web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP), Windows and computer troubleshooting, and Google Analytics.
  • Experience with tablets and other devices.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of SAM computer management, SIRSI Workflows and Faronics Deep Freeze a plus.

Schedule: Fridays, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 11am-3pm; Sundays 12-5pm

Salary: $15/hour

Interested candidates should send completed employment application (found at http://www.matawanaberdeenlibrary.com/resources/Application.pdf ) and résumé to Kimberly Paone, Library Director at mapljobs@lmxac.org.

Part-time Library Assistant Circulation Services

Posted: 10/23/2017

Butler Public Library (Butler, NJ)

The Butler Public Library seeks a dedicated, positive, energetic, and service-oriented individual to join a service oriented Circulation Department. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Welcoming patrons entering the library, ensuring all are treated equally and with respect; 
  • Charging out all circulating materials to customers; 
  • Registering new library customers and renewing current customer accounts; 
  • Collecting circulation fees and fines for circulating materials and processing transactions; 
  • Handling the replacement of lost borrower cards; 
  • Maintaining and updating information on customer library accounts; 
  • Placing customer's requests; 
  • Answering and routing telephone calls; 
  • Providing customers with directional assistance and/or directing them to the appropriate service desk for help; 
  • Providing customers with assistance at the public computers and printers including troubleshooting problems; 
  • Shelving library materials, shelf-reading and searching for items from system generated lists; and 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Desired knowledge, skills and abilities: High School Diploma required. A background working in libraries or with the public is desirable. Knowledge of common computer software such as MS Office is required. Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must. 
Hours: Flexibility in scheduling required. May work day-times, evenings, and weekends. 

Salary: $11.00 per hour but could be higher with relevant library experience. 

Position reports to the Head of Circulation Services and is available immediately. 

For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Luis.Rodriguez@ButlerLibrary.org. Include "Circulation part-time position" in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Due to the high number of responses, we will only respond to candidates who have been selected for interviews.

Full-Time Teen and Emerging Technology Librarian

Posted: 10/17/2017

West Caldwell Public Library (West Caldwell, NJ)

We are looking for a dynamic, self-starting, flexible, and enthusiastic Teen​ ​and​ ​Emerging Technology​ ​Librarian​ ​ to join our team at the West Caldwell Public Library. This team member
must have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to think outside the box. Grant writing experience is a plus.
Our​ ​new​ ​team​ ​member​ ​must:
  • Have the ability to translate new and emerging technologies into services that align with the library’s mission and community needs
  • Have strong technology skills including 3D printing, gaming, coding, and VR as well as basic troubleshooting
  • Provide reference services to patrons of all ages
  • Manage and maintain Library website (WordPress) and Library’s social media presence
  • Develop and maintain YA collection and has a knowledge of best practices in teen services
  • Instruct patrons in information gathering and digital literacy skills
  • Schedule, prepare, and implement teen and adult programing
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with schools, community groups, agencies, and non-profits
  • Publish the electronic YA newsletter with Constant Contact
  • Coordinate daily activities of staff and volunteers assigned to teen services and oversee the Teen Advisory Board

The position offers health coverage, NJ Retirement Plan, and generous holidays, vacation and
sick time. Salary is commensurate with experience. The NJLA minimum applies to the fully
qualified degreed candidate. A MLS from an accredited ALA library school is required. A 35
hour work week including a minimum of one night a week and Saturdays is required. Candidate
will report to Youth Services supervisor.
If you are interested in working in a collaborative, exciting, and innovative environment, please send your resume, cover letter, three references, and a link to your online portfolio to Samantha
McCoy, Library Director at mccoy@westcaldwell.bccls.org​. Please place "Teen and Emerging Techonology Librarian" in the subject heading.

Full-Time Adult Services Librarian

Posted: 10/16/2017

Montclair Public Library (Montclair, NJ)

Montclair Public Library is seeking a creative, service-oriented, tech-savvy staff member within the Adult Services Department. This librarian will take the lead in information literacy services, with additional responsibilities including working the busy adult reference desk and coordinating virtual services. This person will provide technology (software applications, Web 2.0 applications, eReader devices and other technologies) and research database training, with additional responsibilities for working with other digital collections and contributing to the library’s web presence. Must be self-motivated and have the ability to demonstrate innovation and flexibility.

The Adult Services Librarian will collaborate closely with the department in the coordination, promotion, and assessment of the libraries’ services and resources, including the creation of instructional materials and programming. The ideal candidate will have experience with community outreach and collaboration with external organizations, as well.

Minimum two years of experience working in a public library preferred. An ALA accredited MLS/MLIS and NJ Public Librarian Certificate are required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Chelsea Dodd, Head of Adult Services, at chelsea.dodd@montclair.bccls.org by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Full-Time Librarian 1, Generalist

Posted: 10/11/17

Burlington County Library (Westampton, NJ)

DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Burlington County Library System is to enrich lives by providing opportunities for learning, growth and personal development. The ideal candidate will apply this mission to a strong customer service ethos and demonstrate knowledge of print and online resources, reader’s advisory and solid technology skills. The candidate must also exhibit strong communication skills, a desire to do community outreach and provide services to children, teens and adults. Some examples of duties include:

  • Provide reference and readers advisory service; assist with collection development 
  • Design and implement children’s programs and STEM activities that educate, inform and inspire 
  • Participate in Summer Reading Program and corresponding activities 
  • Participate in professional conferences, seminars, and committees; read professional literature; attend and participate in staff meetings 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

Education: A master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College. License: Obtain a valid NJ license as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment. Burlington County residents given preference.

Schedule: Full time, 35 hours + 5 hours off-site time for professional development; evenings and weekends.

WE OFFER

Medical, dental, prescription coverage, eyeglass plan, retirement 
program, group life insurance, deferred compensation, credit union, 
paid sick, vacation, personal and holiday leave. Qualifying 
Intergovernmental Transfers accepted. 

Submit a resume and cover letter including job #30-17 by October 27th, 2017. Via email: jobs@bcls.lib.nj.us.

Full-Time Reference Services/Archives Librarian

Posted: 10/6/17

Caldwell University Library (Caldwell, NJ)

Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time Reference Services/Archives Librarian. Reporting to the Head, Librarian Public Services for providing reference and instructional services in collaboration with the Library's Discovery Services Team. He/She provides research assistance and technology expertise to faculty, staff and students. Responsible for organization and management of the University Archives. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing in-person and virtual reference services, including in-depth research consultations to students, faculty and staff employing a combination of print and electronic resources. 
  • Participating in the Information Literacy Instruction program by providing point-of-need instruction to students, faculty and staff and teaching classes as needed. 
  • Handling day to day operation of the University archives and fulfilling archival requests for on campus visitors, faculty, staff and students. 
  • Developing, arranging, preserving, and describing archival collections in accordance with accepted standards and practices. 
  • Creating and updating library publications, including LibGuides, which foster the development of information literacy skills and competencies. 
  • Serving as liaison to academic departments as assigned. 
  • Developing and managing subject-area collections in support of the curriculum of the assigned department(s). 
  • Partnering with instructional faculty within assigned department(s) to help students achieve research related learning outcomes, including information literacy competency. 
  • Promoting awareness of library and archival resources.

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution plus a minimum of one to three years working in an academic library is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Must be available to cover one evening shift per week and Saturday on the weekend staff rotation. Experience providing reference assistance and instruction is expected. Knowledge of basic archival principles and practices is also expected. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, forward thinking professional dedicated to proactive, user centered service. The candidate will also have the ability to innovate and thrive amidst rapid organizational and technological change. This individual will be expected to explore, evaluate and encourage deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services, particularly those related to assigned department(s). Good communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the institution is also expected. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of the college.

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.

To Apply: 
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Caldwell University is a private, Catholic, coed university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Its 25 undergraduate programs, 27 graduate programs and one Ph.D. program, including online and distance learning options, prepare students for today's global marketplace. Students enjoy 12 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, N.J. The college was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. The college's core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu. 

Part-Time Library Pages

Posted: 10/5/17

Oradell Free Public Library (Oradell, NJ)

The Oradell Public Library is seeking two (2) part-time Library Pages starting October 16, 2017.

Page responsibilities include:

  • Shelving returned library materials
  • Maintaining orderly shelf maintenance of library materials
  • Packing outgoing deliveries of library materials.

These positions require bending, lifting and reaching.

First Position Hours: (Adult Department)

Three (3) hours per day, four (4) days during the week (days and hours flexible), and every Saturday 12:00 p. m. - 5:00 p. m. (not flexible).

Second Position Hours: (Junior Room)

Two and a half (2 1/2) hours per day, Monday to Thursday anytime between 10:00 a. m. and 2:00 p. m. and two and a half (2 1/2) hours one (1) day on the weekend Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (flexible) between 12:00 p. m. and 5:00 p. m.

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

Full-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 10/5/17

Sparta Library (Sparta, NJ)

Sparta Library is seeking a full-time Youth Services Librarian. This position is available immediately. In addition to being comfortable working with younger children, our ideal candidate is innovative and passionate about teen services.

The successful candidate will:

  • Run regularly scheduled programs 
  • Run emerging technology and maker related workshops 
  • Maintain Children’s and Young Adult collection through ordering new materials and weeding 
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with school administrators and media specialists through outreach 
  • Supervise two part time non-professional staff members 
  • Promote and provide reader’s advisory services 
  • Work collaboratively to evaluate new products and services 
  • Write and design publicity, including press releases, event flyers, and electronic newsletters 
  • Use web-based applications such as Evanced Signup Wordpress, and Pinterest 
  • Work both independently and in a collaborative environment 
  • Represent the library at community events 
  • Provide expert reference service to youth, caregivers, educators, and the general public 
  • Assist library patrons to search the catalog, use the library app, and use other online resources 
  • Readily undertake other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

An ALA accredited MLS (or equivalent) and NJ Public Librarian Certificate are required.

HOURS: 35 hours per week, including night and weekend shifts.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience and meets NJLA minimum.

To apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by to: david@spartalibrary.com

Part-Time Library Services Assistant

Posted: 10/5/17

Haddonfield Public Library (Haddonfield, NJ)

The Haddonfield Public Library is seeking a dynamic part-time (20 hours) Technical Services Assistant in a small, busy Department responsible for Acquisitions, Bibliographic Control, Physical Processing, Collection Maintenance, Serials, and IT Support. The ideal candidate will possess copy cataloging skills with a working knowledge of MARC, RDA, LC and Dewey practices. Previous experience in a Polaris library is a plus. Additionally, the preferred candidate will have strong computer/technology skills as the position requires ordering across multiple vendor sites, precise importing/editing of catalog records, accurate electronic record keeping, and sharing of computer troubleshooting tasks. Flexibility along with strong communication and teamwork skills are requisite.

Minimum qualifications include an Associate's Degree with direct library experience in Technical Services/Acquisitions.

Compensation: $20.96/hour

Job description can be viewed and downloaded at https://www.haddonfieldlibrary.org/employment

Interested candidates, please send a letter of interest with resume to Kathleen Metrick, Head of Technical Services at kmetrick@haddonfieldlibrary.org.

 

Full-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 10/5/17

Washington Township Public Library (Morris) (Long Valley, NJ)

The Washington Township Public Library in Morris County seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and tech-savvy individual who thrives in a collaborative environment.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and implementing exciting youth services programs to be offered at various times, including weekends, evenings and school vacations. 
  • Providing outreach to schools and the community. 
  • Ongoing collection development of the children and teen collection. 
  • Outstanding customer service, reference and readers advisory to patrons of all ages. 
  • Maintaining a strong social media presence and various other methods of program promotion.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association 
  • A Professional Librarian certificate issued by the State of New Jersey. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of children’s programming and activities, preferably in a library setting. 
  • Knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology (including library automated systems, online reference resources, social media and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Publisher.) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes day, evening and weekend hours.

Compensation:

This is a 35 hr/wk position, salary is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefit package.

Please submit cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to:

Jacqueline Zuzzi, Library Director

37 East Springtown Road Long Valley, NJ 07853 or via email to jacqueline.zuzzi@wtpl.org.

Part-Time Librarian

Posted: 10/5/17

Katz Jewish Community Center Library (Cherry Hill, NJ)

The Katz Jewish Community Center (JCC), an agency of Jewish Federation of Southern NJ, seeks a part-time Librarian. The Librarian is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Library Management from book purchasing to maintaining a circulation system.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Library collection is kept up to date. 
  • Library volunteers are recruited, retained, and recognized. 
  • Library related programs are developed to meet users’ needs including managing the Next Chapter Book Club. 
  • Librarian’s expertise is utilized for the annual Arts, Books, and Culture festival in building book selection list and being the contact for local authors. 
  • The library works within budget constraints. 
  • Outside funding sources are always explored. 
  • Partner with other Jewish libraries in the community 
  • Timely response to consumer requests. 
  • Effective marketing of library facilities is ongoing with knowledge of current trends and consumer needs. 
  • They are knowledgeable about agency and able to respond appropriately with accurate information. 
  • They participate in relevant agency wide and departmental activities.

Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred 
  • Two years’ experience in library system 
  • Computer literacy 
  • Good Organizational skills 
  • Good customer service

This is a part-time position. Please send resume to sspector@jfedsnj.org EOE

Full-Time Emerging Technology Librarian

Posted: 10/5/17

Burlington County Library (Westhampton, NJ)

The Burlington County Library System enriches lives by providing opportunities for learning, growth and personal development. In fulfilling this mission, the library seeks a candidate to strategically plan, design, and develop digital literacy programs and projects to expand learning opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and implements a suite of technology programs to expand the community’s digital learning capabilities from basic competencies to advanced skills. 
  • Develops digital projects and online exhibits to expand the community’s access to library holdings and resources. 
  • Using principals of solid user experience and design, offers continuous development and management of a CMS-based content-rich website in tangent with our Communications and Marketing team. 
  • Provides reference services. 
  • Expands professional knowledge by participating in system, county and statewide initiatives and committees. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS

  • Ability to translate new and emerging technologies into services that align with the library’s mission and community needs. 
  • Interpersonal, analytic, and project management skills including the ability to collaborate across departments and branches. 
  • Basic database management, scripting and CMS skills (Proficiency with one or more programming languages preferred).

SCHEDULE

35 hours on site, 5 hours off-site for professional development. Monday – Friday from 9:30 am to 5 pm except one evening a week, from 1:30 pm to 9 pm; Two Saturdays/month. Four Sundays/year.

Salary: $43,387

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
  • License: Obtain a valid NJ license as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment. Burlington County residents given preference.

Submit a resume by October 20, 2017. Via e-mail: jobs@bcls.lib.nj.us

 

Part-Time Librarian or Library Associate

Posted: 10/4/17

Union Township Library (Union, NJ)

The Union Public Library is seeking two part-time Librarian or Library Associates to fill positions in the Adult Department (up to 18 hours/week). Incumbents will be responsible for learning and working in partnership with the Career Connections coach and will participate in Reference desk and collection development duties. Schedule includes working at least one evening per week and up to two Saturdays per month. A sample of duties includes:

  • Provide accurate, friendly reference service and readers advisory to patrons of all ages utilizing the online catalog, books, reference sources, bibliographies, library databases and the Internet.
  • May serve as liaison with outside community groups and represents the library by promoting literacy, participating in outreach as appropriate.
  • Collection Development: Read book reviews, selects materials to be purchased for the library’s collection staying within budget allocation, removes worn and outdated materials from the collection, decide which materials should be discarded or retained.
  • Must be able to assist patrons with basic technology questions.
  • Handle patron concerns and complaints with an emphasis on good customer service.
  • Stays well-informed of current trends in libraries.
  • Upholds library policies.

Qualifications

  • MLS or equivalent deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College required, (Librarian). BA/BS required for Library Associate.
  • At least one year of experience in comparable position (Library Associate).
  • Ability to handle the pressures of timelines with good humor and patience.
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service both to patrons and other staff members.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently.

Salary meets the NJLA minimum. Union Township Library is a civil service and union represented library.

Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references to:

Karen O’Malley
Library Director
Email: komalley@uplnj.org

Part-Time Teen and Technology Librarian

Posted: 10/3/17

Belleville Public Library (Belleville, NJ)

The Belleville Public Library and Information Center seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter to serve as the Part Time Teen and Technology Librarian, reporting to the Director. The Teen Librarian oversees the Library’s teen collection, provides reader’s advisory and information services and engages teens through creating and marketing teen programs. The Teen Librarian also oversees our Teen Advisory Board as well as maintaining our web site and social media sites.  Works closely with Children’s Library Assistant on programming and collection development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collection development of tween and teen books/media
  • Working to develop STEAM programming in conjunction with Children’s Department
  • Coordination of the Library’s website and social media presence
  • Provide service to teens and adults at the public service desk when needed
  • Assist in other Departments when needed

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to guide our Library in developing new areas of service in an active and diverse community.

Qualifications:  MLS/MLIS and a NJ Professional Librarian certificate are preferred, but will consider candidates enrolled in an accredited master’s program, or nearing completion of their degree. 

Essential skills include:  Strong technical skills, the ability to communicate well across many ages and groups, program creativity and delivery, and track record in successful publicity and promotions.  Working knowledge of Spanish highly desirable.

This is a part-time (20-hour work week) Fall/Winter Schedule includes evenings and Saturdays, Summer Schedule includes Monday evenings and afternoons.

Please send resume, cover letter and the names of three professional references to the Director, Michelle Malone mmalone@bellepl.org

The position is open until filled.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 10/3/17

Franklin Township Public Library (Somerset, NJ)

The Franklin Township Public Library, located in Somerset, NJ, seeks an energetic and customer service driven individual to work part- time at our busy Circulation desk. The Library Assistant will be responsible providing for a wide range of services including, but not limited to: circulating library materials, registering new patrons, collecting fees, and processing reserve requests. For a complete job description, please ask at the Circulation Desk.

The successful candidate must have a high school degree or higher; proficient computer skills that include a knowledge of Microsoft Office products, email and the internet; and a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service. Must have at least one year experience working in a library or related services.

Pay rate is $11.00 an hour. Sundays are time and a half. Applicants must be able to work the following schedule:

* Thursdays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
* The 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please email a cover letter and resume to Megan Ingegno (Head of Circulation) at mingegno@franklintwp.org. Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: 12pm (noon) Monday, October 9, 2017.

Full-Time Technology Services Coordinator

Posted: 09/29/17

West Deptford Free Public Library (West Deptford, NJ)

West Deptford Free Public Library in West Deptford, NJ is looking for a Technology Services Coordinator to join the staff in January 2018. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team player with the ability to effectively relate to patrons and staff in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. The candidate must also have the ability to adapt to new technologies and implement technology policies and procedures library-wide. The 35-hour work week includes one evening, as well as one weekend a month. The salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and public library experience are strongly preferred. Working knowledge of computer hardware, backup methodologies, Microsoft Windows, Office, Dreamweaver or equivalent web authoring technology, Word Press and emerging information technologies required. Candidate must possess demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations that are reflective of a wide range of backgrounds, cultural heritage, and technology abilities. Duties require frequent walking, stooping and kneeling and be capable of lifting and carrying up to 35 pounds. This position is subject to passing a criminal background check and a 6-month provisional period.

Duties:

  • Maintains and troubleshoots staff and public computer workstations and related equipment 
  • Authors and maintains technical documentation 
  • Acts as liaison with consortium libraries' technicians on additional computer support needs and network issues 
  • Develops and implements the library's technology plans 
  • Manages ordering and inventory of computers and related supplies 
  • Trains and instructs library staff and patrons on new technologies as needed 
  • Develops technology collection 
  • Develops and implements the 'Book a Tech' service 
  • Writes grants 
  • Keeps up on new emerging technology trends 
  • Creates, updates and maintains library webpage 
  • Plans and coordinates a robust computer training program for patrons

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Library Director, West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Road, West Deptford , NJ 08086

The closing date for applications is October 13, 2017.

For more information about the Library, please visit www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us

The West Deptford Free Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Full-Time Adult Information Services Librarian

Posted: 09/29/17

West Deptford Free Public Library (West Deptford, NJ)

The West Deptford Free Public Library seeks a full-time Adult/Information Services Librarian to join the staff in January 2018. This is a position for an energetic and customer service-driven professional who desires to be actively involved with the community. This librarian needs strong communication and interpersonal skills and knowledge of a wide variety of resources. The successful candidate must also be a team player who is able to interact positively with coworkers, as well as the public. Project management and organizational skills are essential. The position requires the ability to accurately perform a considerable volume of duties, and handle multiple activities and a variety of assignments.

Responsibilities include

  • collection development for adult materials 
  • developing and coordinating adult programs 
  • providing reference services to the public 
  • staffing the Reference and Information Desks 
  • providing readers' advisory services 
  • developing and implementing departmental goals, policies and procedures 
  • providing technology assistance to the public 
  • overseeing interlibrary loan services 
  • scheduling and supervising Information staff 
  • writing grants 
  • managing electronic subscriptions 
  • managing Museum and More service 
  • attending/participating in professional development meetings, workshops, etc.

The position requires a master's degree in library/information science, and the posession of a valid New Jersey State Professional Librarian Certificate or the ability to acquire such Certificate, issued by Thomas Edison State University. Public library experience is preferred. Employment is contingent on passing a criminal background check and is subject to a 6 month provisional period. The 35-hour work week includes one evening, as well as one weekend a month. The salary is commensurate with qualifications.

For more information about the Library, please visit www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us.

Please send letter of interest and a resume to Library Director, West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Road, West Deptford, NJ 08086 or admin@westdeptford.lib.nj.us.

The closing date for applications is October 13, 2017.

The West Deptford Free Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 09/29/17

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

Ho-Ho-Kus’ Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library seeks a friendly, energetic, and hardworking individual to join our Circulation team.

Required shifts are Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm, Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm, Thursdays 5:00-8:00pm, Fridays 1:00-5:00pm, and Saturdays 9:30am-1:00pm.

Responsibilities include customer service, charging items in and out, processing and packing loan requests, overseeing the library’s adult book club, answering phones, shelving, and additional projects as assigned.

The ideal candidate must be a tech-savvy team player.

BCCLS and Polaris experience a plus, but not required.

Hourly rate is $12.50.

For consideration, please email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) references to

Gretchen Kaser, Director, at kaser@hohokus.bccls.org no later than Monday, October 16.

No phone calls please.

Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Full-Time Teen Librarian (Temporary)

Posted: 09/28/17

West Orange Public Library (West Orange, NJ)

The West Orange Public Library seeks a full-time Teen Services Librarian to join our busy Youth Services Department for three months while our teen librarian is out on temporary leave. The approximate start date is the first half of November 2017 and will be for three months. The Teen Librarian oversees the Library’s teen collection, provides reader’s advisory and information services. The Teen Librarian engages teens through creating and marketing teen programs. The Teen Librarian oversees our Teen Advisory Group.

The ideal candidate is an innovative, knowledgeable and creative librarian who will manage and market the Library’s teen services and collections. In-depth knowledge of resources, library trends, technology, and teen literature is preferred. Essential traits include an enthusiasm for teen services, and the ability to interact with teens and youth. Strong communication skills are essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of the Head of Youth Services, maintain the Library’s teen collection. Emphasis for this position is on the provision of responsive user-centered services and collections.

QUALIFICATIONS: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Strong oral, written communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.

37.5 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Salary meets NJLA recommended salary of $28.46/hr. The position does not include health benefits.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume by October 20, 2017 to:

Dave Cubie, Director, West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052 or admin@westorangelibrary.org.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 9/27/17

Sidney Silverman Library - Bergen Community College (Paramus, NJ)

(Part-time Position 19 hours per week, Monday-Thursday 10-3 and Saturday availability)

The Library Assistant will be responsible for assisting patrons at the circulation/media desk at our Paramus and/or Meadowlands 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 weekends 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 Weekend Library Supervisor

Posted: 09/22/17

Drew University Library (Madison, NJ)

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 30 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

The Drew University Library is seeking a Weekend Supervisor in the Circulation Department. This position is part-time at 20 hours per week. The Weekend Supervisor will work on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The basic fall and spring semester hours are Fridays 8 am – 3 pm, Saturdays 3 pm – 9 pm, and Sundays 11:45 am to 6:15 pm, although some flexibility may be available. Schedule flexibility is required for the training period and during spring breaks, January terms, and the summer months when the library has fewer open hours and is closed on Sundays and some Saturdays. Position available immediately.

Key Responsibilities: 
Circulation supervisors are responsible for circulation desk services, minor facilities issues, and maintaining the safety and security of the building, patrons, and collections. For most work hours, a Weekend Supervisor is the sole staff person in the library. They are responsible for opening and closing the library and for monitoring the lobby during study hours. All work hours involve public service; training and supervising student assistants; assisting patrons; and providing information about Circulation and, to the extent possible, the library’s databases and other reference tools when a Reference Librarian is not available.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required; library experience a plus.

Dependability and a strong desire to provide excellent service to our patrons are key attributes. This position will additionally be responsible for billing, fines, and similar duties.

Application: 
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to HR0917-6@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject line. For full consideration, please submit your application by October 15th.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, the successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.

Part-Time Librarian 1

Posted: 09/21/17

Pemberton Branch Library (Penderton, NJ)

The mission of the Burlington County Library System is to enrich lives by providing opportunities for learning, growth and personal development. The ideal candidate will apply this mission to a strong customer service ethos and demonstrate knowledge of print and online resources, reader’s advisory and solid technology skills. The candidate must also exhibit strong communication skills, a desire to do community outreach and provide services to children, teens and adults. Some examples of duties include:

  • Provide reference and readers advisory service. 
  • Offer staff-facilitated programs such as book discussions as well as technology and information literacy classes. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SCHEDULE

24 hours per week with flexibility. Monday-Saturday schedule TBD. Must work Tuesday nights and Sundays 1 pm -5 pm, September-June (beginning in February 2018.)

REQUIREMENTS

Education: A master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.

License: Obtain a valid NJ license as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment. Burlington County residents given preference.

Submit a resume including #25-17 by October 13, 2017. Via e-mail: jobs@bcls.lib.nj.us

 

Part-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: MM/DD/YY

Mount Laurel Library (Mount Laurel, NJ)

The Mount Laurel Library is looking for an enthusiastic and creative librarian to join our Youth Services team. The ideal candidate will:

  • Welcome and serve all customers of the Mount Laurel Library
  • Plan and present early literacy programming for children ages birth to five years old
  • Plan and present or assist with programs for older children and teens as needed
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the Information Services team
  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory services for patrons of all ages
  • Assist patrons with research, web searching, and computer software
  • Provide technology instruction and trouble shooting
  • Regularly staff the information desk.
  • Participate in collection development
  • Keep current with trends in technology and social media and ways to apply them
  • Interest in Maker programming a plus
  • Readily undertake other duties as necessary, including (but not limited to) outreach efforts to local schools, daycare centers, community events, etc.
  • May be Person in Charge

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by ALA or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
  • We will also consider current MLS students nearing the completion of their graduate degree from an accredited school, with title and salary adjusted accordingly.
  • License: Obtain a valid NJ License as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment.
  • Applicant must comply with the “New Jersey First Act”

SCHEDULE

24 hours per week average. Monday, 9-5, Tuesday 9-5, Thursday 1-9, alternating Saturdays 9-5. Flexibility to cover additional shifts when needed preferred.

Salary: $19 - $19.50

BENEFITS

Paid sick and vacation.

Submit cover letter/resume by October 3, 2017 to jobs@mountlaurellibrary.org

Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Full-Time School Media Specialist or Associate Library Media Specialist

Posted: 9/19/2017

North Arlington School District (North Arlington, NJ)

Immediate opening for qualified candidate

North Arlington School District (New Jersey)

The North Arlington Board of Education is seeking a School Library Media Specialist or Associate Library Media Specialist, effective September 2017.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to : Resumes@narlington.k12.nj.us

Full-Time Electronic Resources/Serials Management Librarian

Posted: 9/14/17

Caldwell University Library (Caldwell, NJ)

Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time position. The Librarian will be responsible for serial and electronic resources and collections, participating in reference and instructional services, collaborating with the Discovery Services Team, and functioning as the departmental liaison to faculty and students.

Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Being responsible for serials, standing orders, and electronic resources management.
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting for acquisitions, managing and delivering of e-resources; integrating with library discovery systems; collaborating with campus network and website personnel; and managing vendor relations.
  • Managing serial & standing order information resources in all formats, including selection, collection development, and processing.
  • Supervising student workers assigned to material management.
  • Helping shape policy, goals and procedures for serials and electronic resources.
  • Developing assessment strategies and conducting ongoing assessment based on usage, usability, overlap and value to inform management decisions and improve library services.
  • Developing and collaborating on electronic resource access and integrating projects with consortium and campus technical colleagues.
  • Providing reference and instruction and serving as liaison to academic departments as assigned.
  • Covering one evening shift per week and Saturday on weekend staff rotation.

Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution plus one to three years of academic library experience with knowledge of and experience with management of serials and a variety of existing and emerging electronic resources is required. Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems, Learning Management Systems, and electronic resource platforms plus high-level skill using Microsoft Excel, Access or other database management software is also required. Experience providing instruction and reference assistance in an academic library is strongly preferred. Science background is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, forward-thinking professional dedicated to proactive, user-centered service with the ability to innovate and thrive amidst rapid organizational and technological change. This person will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively with minimal direction both independently and on teams. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University.

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.

To Apply
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?
client=caldwellu&jobId=173591&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master's, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today's global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life.

For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu (http://caldwell.edu/).

Caldwell University is EOE.

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 9/14/17

Pennsauken Free Public Library (Pennsauken, State)

The Board of Trustees of the Pennsauken Free Public Library is seeking a professional librarian to serve as Library Director, effective December 1, 2017.

Pennsauken Township is a diverse blue-collar town with over 35,000 residents. The busy public library (and its meeting room) is one of the only places Township groups and organizations may meet for free.

DUTIES

Administration of the Pennsauken Free Public Library, as delegated by the Board of Trustees, including the management of all public and technical services, programming, physical plant, library budget, library personnel and all library operations and systems.

Prepare for and attend Library Board meetings including preparation of statistical and narrative reports. Plan and conduct staff meetings.

Promote the library through effective communication and marketing initiatives including, but not limited to, public appearances, press releases and web pages.

Establish and maintain effective work relationships with the Board of Trustees, elected officials, Friends group, community organizations, schools, and general public.

Cover the Reference Desk as part of the Librarian rotation, including some weekday hours, weekend rotation, and other times as needed.

Other duties germane to the position not specifically listed here.

QUALIFICATIONS

An ALA accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent degree.

New Jersey State Certification required. A minimum of five years of public library experience with at least 2 years as a supervisor is required.

Applicant must be willing to move into the State of New Jersey within six months of employment. Position is a competitive post under the New Jersey Civil Service Commission.

Applicant should also have a thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and knowledge of all phases of public library work; and have strong interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and written), mediation and planning.

Facility with technology and Innovative Interfaces Inc. library system a plus.

COMPENSATION

Library Director is a full-time position with executive responsibility. .

Salary is $70,00-$80,000 per year, commensurate with experience.

Includes 12 vacation days (pro-rated for first year), 3 personal days, 12 days of sick leave (pro-rated to one day per month for first year of employment), and 13 paid holidays.

Pennsauken Free Public Library participates in NJ Public Employees Retirement System and contributes to the Pennsauken Township Health Benefits Plan.

APPLICATION PROCESS

E-mail is the preferred method of communication.

Submit your cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to the Search Committee at director@pennsaukenlibrary.org. Documents should be sent as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF only. Other attachments will not be opened or reviewed.

Hard copies may also be mailed to Pennsauken Free Public Library, 5605 N. Crescent Blvd, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, Attn: Stephanie D’Angelico.

Materials received by October 20, 2017 will receive full consideration.

The committee will only contact applicants with whom they would like to schedule an interview.

The Pennsauken Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Full-Time Librarian 1

Posted: 09/11/2017

Clifton Public Library (Clifton, NJ)

The Clifton Public Library (Passaic County) has a full time librarian opportunity in the Reference Department of its Main Memorial Library. We are looking for a service oriented professional with an MLS degree from an ALA accredited program and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate to join our team. Excellent communication skills and competency in the use and instruction of technology are a must. You will be providing outstanding reference, reader’s advisory and computer assistance to a diverse public. Special skills or experience in teen services, social media, and/or proficiency in Spanish are a plus.

The City of Clifton is civil service and this position is for the title of Librarian 1. Full-time positions include health benefits and paid sick, vacation, and personal days. The starting salary is from $43,103 commensurate with experience. Under the “New Jersey First Act,” new hires must reside in New Jersey within 1 year of starting.

A full-time schedule consists of 35 hours per week, including at least one evening shift per week and every other Saturday. Exact schedule to be determined. Work assignments may also include time at our Allwood Branch. Our Main Library is generally open on Sundays during October – mid-December and mid-January – May. This provides an opportunity for extra work on separate, seasonal schedules if you choose to sign up.

The Clifton Public Library includes the Main Memorial Library and the recently renovated Allwood Branch. It serves a city population of over 84,000 and is a member of the PALS Plus automation consortium.

Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Sydel Cohen, Management Specialist in the Business Office (or send by email to cohen@cliftonpl.org) by Monday, October 2.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 09/11/2017

Parsippany Public Library (Parsippany, NJ)

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

Assist customers at service desk: check-in/check-out material; perform basic searches and place holds; issue borrower cards; explain library procedures & policies with respect to loan periods, fines and library hours; assist customers in person and over the phone with questions or concerns; assist with other duties performed in the department as directed

Qualifications: high school diploma; customer service experience; computer experience; must be able to work weekdays, nights and Saturdays; must be flexible towork at all three branches of the Library (as needed); ability to communicate effectively with library customers and staff; must be able to multitask and work within a team structure

if you possess the qualifications above and are interested in applying for this position, please submit a brief cover letter and copy of your resume to maria.crawford@parsippanylibrary.org no later than September 25, 2017

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 9/6/17

Louis Bay 2nd Public Library (Hawthorne, NJ)

Department: Adult Services
Title: Librarian
Role: Reference

Reports to: Head of Adult Services

Location: Louis Bay 2nd Public Library and Community Center

Hours: Part Time - 36 hours per two week pay period.

Minimum one Saturday per month and one night per week

Hourly Rate: $17.25 / hour

Duties:

  • Providing reference and reader’s advisory services to adults
  • Providing backup reference and readers advisory service to children and young adults
  • Training staff and/or public to use electronic resources
  • Assisting the public with internet, email, and Office applications
  • Working on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director

Requirements:

  • New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate required; MLS (ALA accredited program desirable); will consider a student who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits in a 36 credit program or equivalent and will obtain a New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate within one year.
  • Able to implement library services in an automated environment
  • Knowledge of print and non-print reference and readers advisory resources as well as changes in technology and trends within the library profession
  • Able to establish a rapport with a diverse community of adults
  • Effectively use technology tools include email and MS Office applications
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and oral form, meet deadlines, and work with patrons, staff, and others in a tactful and consistent manner.

Application Requirements:

  • Email cover letter and current resume (In MS Word or PDF format) to the contact below.
  • If you are an MLS student, include an unofficial copy of your transcripts.

Monica A. Smith
Director, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
smith@hawthorne.bccls.org

Full-Time Development Director

Posted: 9/6/17

Montclair Public Library (Montclair, NJ)

The Montclair (NJ) Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, and experienced fundraising professional to lead our efforts to secure capital, endowment, annual, major, and planned gifts, along with funding from grants and other sources, to supplement the library’s municipal allocation.

The Development Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of fundraising for MPL. The position will report to and be supervised by the Library Director, but will work closely with the part-time Manager of the Montclair Public Library Foundation, a separate 501(c)(3) organization. The Development Director must have both strategic vision and hands-on expertise in executing fundraising activities of many types including an annual appeal, large- and small-scale events, planned giving and major gifts, proposal writing and solicitation, volunteer management, and cultivation of new, innovative, and non-traditional funding sources.

The current fundraising priorities are a capital campaign to supplement bond monies for renovation of the main library and an addition for ADA compliance at our historic Carnegie branch library. We also seek to initiate an endowment fund for programmatic needs.
Specific duties include:

  • Building relationships with current and potential donors through personal contact, needs assessment, and ethical, professional, solicitation;
  • Plan and facilitate fundraising initiatives in conjunction with the Library Director, Board of Trustees, Foundation Board, and other library staff;
  • Management of donor systems (we utilize eTapestry and iWave PRO);
  • Management of correspondence and donor acknowledgement;
  • Preparation of financial reports;
  • Identify grants to support programs, collections, initiatives, and capital needs. Work with staff and library partners to prepare proposals for government, corporate, public and private foundation support.
  • Working collaboratively with library staff, Library Trustees, Foundation Board, and volunteers to ensure a unified message and effective, efficient fundraising effort.
  • Steward and cultivate donors, plan donor events, prepare individual or personalized correspondence, meet regularly with current and prospective donors, and track multi-year pledges and restricted donations and steward these commitments;

Qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated success in designing and leading major fundraising efforts, especially endowment and/or capital campaigns;
  • Track record of developing and sustaining strong benefactor relationships with organizations and individuals;
  • Experience working with political, business, and philanthropic community leaders;
  • ·Experience managing special events;Superior interpersonal skills with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration;
  • Knowledge of Montclair and greater New York City philanthropic communities;
  • Minimum of five years non-profit fundraising and management experience; Certified Fund Raising Executive credential a plus;
  • Expertise in standard fund development tools and technology, and in newly emerging fundraising tools and technology, such as mobile and social media/marketing.
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Public Administration, Communications, Education, Library Science, Business or Nonprofit Management or a comparable degree.

Salary and benefits

  • Annual salary negotiable, beginning at $89,000 depending on qualifications.
  • Health Insurance (with dental coverage, depending on plan selection)
  • 403(b) savings plan
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
  • Time off includes paid public holidays, and generous paid vacation and sick time.

Residency in the State of New Jersey will be required in accordance with NJRS §52:14-7.

About the Library

The Montclair Public Library serves the 38,000 residents of Montclair Township, New Jersey with a dedicated staff of 36 FTE’s and a robust budget of $3.6 million.
Over two-thirds of residents are library card holders and visited the Library over 375,000 times last year. With a 125 year history of being at the forefront of Suburban Library services, MPL has a rich legacy to build on.
In 2002 Montclair Public Library was named one of the top five libraries in the nation by Library Journal.

About Montclair

Located 20 minutes from New York City, Montclair is a vibrant and diverse community that boasts rich cultural and educational offerings. It is home to Montclair State University, the Montclair Film Festival, the Wellmont Theater, and the Montclair Art Museum.

Montclair boasts 7 commuter train stations offering easy access to New York City. Its 5 distinct shopping districts, including Montclair Center— a Nationally Accredited Main Street Community, make Montclair a regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Montclair High School has a graduation rate of 91% and a student body of around 2,000 students (53% of whom are a minority) and a student teacher ratio of 13:1. U.S News and World Report ranked it 1,529 nationally and awarded it a silver medal in their 2016 National rankings of best high schools.

How to apply

Expressions of interest (including a current resume) should be submitted to Peter Coyl, Library Director via email at coyl @ montclair.bccls.org by Friday, September 22, 2017.

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 9/6/17

Bergenfield Public Library (Bergenfield, NJ)

The Bergenfield Public Library is seeking an organized, energetic, multi-tasker with a strong customer service orientation for its busy reference desk. Primary responsibilities include reference desk coverage, material selection, and assisting patrons with various technology (e.g. Internet, email, Office applications, mobile devices, apps, etc.) The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills and knowledge of emerging technologies along with (most importantly) a sense of humor.

BCCLS experience a plus. The position is for up to 21 hours per week, which will include some evening and weekend hours at $22/hr. MLS from an ALA-accredited library program preferred but will consider a MLS student currently enrolled in library school. Library paraprofessionals with prior service desk experience will also be considered as well. We are willing to train the right individual.

Those who speak multiple languages are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send a cover letter, resume and three references to Allison Moonitz, Director, at amoonitz @ bergenfieldlibrary.org. The position will be considered open until it is filled.

Part-Time Technology Assistant

Posted: 9/6/17

Nyack Public Library (Nyack, NY)

$16.00/hour

Required qualifications include:

  • Must be able to provide friendly and courteous assistance to patrons in the Library’s Maker Space
  • Must have demonstrable skills in Microsoft Office software and the Internet
  • Must be familiar with 3D printing and printers
  • Must have desire and ability to learn new technology skills
  • Must possess sufficient knowledge of computers to be able to trouble-shoot simple problems

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience in technology training and 3D printing

Tuesday evenings and alternating Saturdays
Submit resumes & applications to: ashaw@nyacklibrary.org by September 15, 2017
Applications can be obtained at the Circulation Desk

Part-Time Librarian

Posted: 9/6/17

South River Public Library (South River, NJ)

MLS with NJ Librarian Certification or current MLS student.

Knowledge of YA literature and YA programming experience is preferred.

Job Description:

Minimum 10 hours per week, includes 2 shifts of 5 hours each with additional hours for programming, one evening per week and every 4th weekend.

In this position you will be responsible for ordering YA materials; cataloging YA and Juvenile materials; provide service to patrons at our Service Desk which includes computer assistance, reference and other patron assistance; plan and implement programming for teens and pre-teens.

Position available immediately. Salary for MLS is $27.90 per hour, salary for Student Intern $20.00 per hour.

Send letter of interest and resume to: evalina @ southriverlibrary.org

Part-Time Children's Librarian

Posted: 9/6/17

East Brunswick Public Library (East Brunswick, NJ)

East Brunswick Public Library is looking for an innovative and engaging Children’s Librarian to join its Youth Services department. This librarian will support the education and informational needs of the full range of children and parents who use the department, from providing Reader’s Advisory, to providing storytimes to toddlers, to creating STEAM programs for middle school children, to promoting the department’s collection of lendable technology for children. In this position, the librarian will primarily staff the Youth Services desk but will be expected to develop and lead monthly programs and participate in outreach to schools and the community as needed. Like every member of the department, this librarian will be expected to be a passionate advocate for the information needs of youth and families, possess a strong knowledge of children’s literature, and demonstrate an enthusiasm for developing creative programming.

A Youth Services Librarian must have a Master's degree in library science from, or be enrolled in a program at, an ALA accredited library school. Candidates who are currently students in an ALA accredited library school are encouraged to apply.

Salary is $28.45 per hour (with MLS).

To apply: Applications are available in the Administration Office, at the Information Services Desk at the library, and on the library website at http://www.ebpl.org/employment_application.pdf. Please apply by Friday, September 15, 2017. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline.

Part-Time Librarian (Full-time track)

Posted: 9/6/17

Carteret Public Library (Carteret, NJ)

The Carteret Public Library seeks a part-time licensed MLS librarian or a candidate for a Masters of Library Science Degree to join our staff.

The successful candidate who performs exemplary duties may be considered for a full-time position by the library’s hiring authority.

Candidates that have a NJ Professional Librarian Certification and an ALA accredited MLS degree will receive the highest consideration. Candidates pursuing an MLS degree with 12 credits or more will also be considered.

The Carteret Public Library serves a community of 24,000 residents and seeks applicants that are able to provide excellent customer service and assist the library director in many various tasks:

  • Have open availability to work evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays
  • Circulation and children’s department desk duties
  • Programming design and implementation for patrons of all ages
  • Summer reading program assistance and program design
  • Summer food program assistance
  • Problem solving patron issues and concerns
  • Assist with providing input and action on policy and procedures
  • Assist with collection development
  • Assist with publicity and social media
  • Assist with patron technological needs
  • Assist with community outreach

Candidates must have strong communication, written, and technological skills. Available to work closing shifts and Saturday and Sunday shifts a must. Schedule will be up to 29 hours a week for the part-time position. Full time positions are 40 hours a week. Salary will be commensurate with experience and close to NJLA recommendations.

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs @ carteretlibrary.org by September 25, 2017.

Full-Time Adult Services Librarian 1/ Librarian 2

Posted: 9/1/17

Union Public Library (Union, NJ)

The Union Public Library serves a diverse, middle-class community of more than 56,000 residents in two locations and is conveniently located in Union Township. We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Adult Services Librarian to join the busy Reference Department who will grow into the role of Head of Adult Services, Librarian 2.
 
The following list is a sample of the duties required of the position for illustrative purposes and will include other tasks not listed below. 

  • Provide accurate reference and readers advisory to patrons of all ages utilizing the online catalog, books, reference sources, bibliographies, databases and the Internet.
  • Creates the Reference desk schedule.
  • Provides basic technology assistance to patrons using public computers or online resources.
  • May serve as liaison with outside community groups and represents the library by promoting literacy, participating in outreach as appropriate.
  • Collection Development on select areas adhering to allotted budget.
  • Responsible for administering the “Friends of the Library” museum pass program.
  • Handle patron concerns and complaints with an emphasis on good customer service.
  • Attends workshops and training sessions, stays well-informed of current trends in libraries and helps innovate ways to better serve the community.
  • Schedule includes one evening per week and one Saturday per month (occasionally more as needed).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a library program accredited by ALA or one that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
  • Two years’ experience as a librarian in a public library providing services as outlined above.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and be part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure that the Adult Department is keeping pace with current developments and best practices in public libraries. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both in writing and verbally.  

 
Salary meets the NJLA minimum and includes medical, dental and prescription benefits.
Please send resume, cover letter and the names of three professional references to: 
humanresources @ uplnj.org

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 9/1/17

North Brunswick Public Library (North Brunswick, NJ)

The North Brunswick Public Library, located in Middlesex County, the heart of Central Jersey, is seeking an energetic, outgoing part-time reference librarian with a strong interest in public service. North Brunswick is a very diverse community of 40,000 people and we are celebrating our 50th anniversary this year. Duties include reference service in person and by phone to all ages of patrons from kindergarten to older adults.

Knowledge and familiarity with searching techniques, online databases, MS Office, and email setup is necessary. Our patrons have a great interest and a great need for assistance with technology from our reference staff. Familiarity with SirsiDynix and SAM would be nice. Proficiency in Spanish would be really nice.

The successful candidate must be able to work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5-9, Saturdays from 1-5 and Sundays from noon until 5.

Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and the ability to obtain a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certificate. Salary for this position is $22.00 per hour. A library school student will be considered for this position at a slightly reduced rate.

The library is both civil service and union.

The postion will be considered open until it is filled. Please mail or email resumes and a cover letter to

Cheryl McBride

880 Hermann Road

North Brunswick NJ 08902

cmcbride @ northbrunswicklibrary.org

Part-Time Children's Librarian

Posted: 9/1/17

Willingboro Public Library (Willingboro, NJ)

15 hours weekly, day time. MLS $25.16/hour; library school student with at least 15 credits including children's work courses $21.43. Email resume to cmhill @ willingboro.org.

Part-Time Library Assistants (2)

Posted: 9/1/17

South River Library (South River, NJ)

South River Public Library is seeking 2 part-time Library Assitants to work 16 to 20 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours are required. Duties include circulation desk, shelving, checking in returned items, processing holds, assiting with programming for all ages, and other duties as required. Strong computer skills, detail oriented and custermer service experience required. $10 per hour. Email cover letter and resume to: evalina @ southriverlibrary.org

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 8/30/17

Livingston Public Library (Livingston, NJ)

The Livingston Public Library has an opening for the position of Part-Time Library Assistant.  We are seeking a friendly and customer-oriented person to work approximately 15-19 hours a week, including evening and weekend hours.  Excellent communication skills are a must.  The successful applicant must be dependable, provide excellent customer service, and have strong computer skills.  Responsibilities will include a full range of duties  in the Patron Services and/or Youth Services Departments: 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 successful candidate must exhibit the ability to deal tactfully and respectfully with the public and work effectively with colleagues.

Send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Amy Hyfler, Assistant Director, at hr @ livingston.bccls.org.  Position will be open until filled.

A high school diploma or equivalent and library work or other relevant experience are required. Must be able to lift and/or push 25 to 40lbs. Must pass mandatory drug test and background check.

Salary is $13.63/hr.  Pro-rated leave included.

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Full-Time Learning and Student Success Librarian

Posted: 8/30/17

Felician University (Lodi, NJ)

Felician University is seeking a highly motivated and people-oriented individual to serve as the Learning and Student Success Librarian. The Learning and Student Success Librarian assists students, faculty and staff in addressing their information needs through campus and online resources, as well as at other repositories. He/she supports a collegial environment with the central goals of service, instruction and outreach, with a firm commitment to the information literacy initiatives of Felician University. Responsibilities will include both reference and instruction duties.

Position Type:

Full-time, 12-months, Exempt

Department:

Library Services

Date Posted:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Required Education:

ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and/or information science required, second master’s degree preferred.

Qualifications:

Comprehensive understanding of the structure and content of information resources in various formats; demonstrated reference and research skills in face-to-face and online formats; demonstrated teaching abilities in both formal and informal venues; strong organizational; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and email applications; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment; willingness to support and uphold the University’s Catholic/Franciscan tradition and mission; well-developed interpersonal skills, complemented by a predisposition to assist others; knowledge of humanities and/or social science reference sources; ability to adapt to changing instructional workloads in accordance with the needs of the University; ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references electronically to: Clevell Roseboro II at RoseboroC@felician.edu or via USPS to:

Mr. Clevell Roseboro II, Director of Library Services 
262 South Main Street 
Lodi, New Jersey 07644

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

Immediately

Part-Time Records Management Assistant

Posted: 8/25/17

Pro Libra Associates (Summit, NJ)

A. Description:
  1. Sort, review and appraise records in different work environments (offices, records rooms, vaults, etc.)
  2. Identify records of archival/historical/informational/reference  value (based on RM principles as well project)
  3. Inventory records (handwritten descriptions for boxes and detailed sheets)
  4. Box records for destruction or storage (with box numbering and description as required)
B. Physical Requirements (requires dressing in sneakers, boots, jeans BUT professional):
  1. Standing for 2-3 hours (with mini-breaks)
  2. Stooping and squatting
  3. Reaching and pulling boxes
  4. Reaching into cabinets (extracting large and bulky files or multiple files)
  5. Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. (shoulder height)
C. Knowledge
  1. Understanding of Records Management theory i.e. original order, office of origin
  2. Ability to understand and apply retention schedules
D. Other skills and abilities
  1. Honesty and punctuality
  2. Ability to be flexible i.e. schedule and project workplan
  3. Good people skills i.e. courteous
  4. Discretion (ability to maintain confidentiality of project work) (will sign NDA)
  5. Good judgment in a situation i.e. when to leave a room because of topic being discussed, etc.
  6. Ability to adapt to different work environments and co-workers, clients
  7. Ability to think outside the box to solve a situation or address a need i.e. no post-its; use pieces of notepads with tape
  8. Initiative
  9. Independent worker once trained

Please send your resume to:
Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates
adzikowski @ prolibra.com 800-262-0070
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Full-time Library Technical Assistant

Posted: 08/23/17

St. Joseph’s Regional Med Ctr Health Sciences Library (Paterson, NJ)

The Health Sciences Library at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ, a major, multi-site teaching facility, is looking for an energetic, friendly, service-oriented full-time library technical assistant. Job responsibilities include: aiding in the overall functions of the library; assisting physicians, nurses and students with library resources; document delivery, circulation; processing new materials; using computer databases; participating in hospital-based patient education and employee wellness programs.

Qualifications:

Minimum high school diploma, some college courses or a combination of education and experience

Computer skills: troubleshooting hardware and software/internet capabilities/Microsoft Office

Excellent customer service; superior organizational and communication skills; demonstrates attention to detail

Must be able to lift, climb and bend

Salary: $12.00 - $15.00 an hour based on education, skills and experience.

Send resume and cover letter to Patricia May, Director of Library Services, at mayp @ sjhmc.org or to the Health Sciences Library, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, 703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07503.

Part-Time Children's Program Coordinator

Posted: 08/22/17

Caldwell Public Library (Caldwell, NJ)

Reports To: Library Director

Primary Function: Plan and implement children’s programming in conjunction with Youth Services Librarian

Hours: 19 hours per week, including one Saturday per month. Must be available to work Tuesday evenings.

Primary Duties:

  • Plan and conduct story times and creative children/tween programs in conjunction with Youth Services Librarian
  • Plan, conduct and advertise special programs
  • Visit local schools to introduce programming
  • Promote children’s programs on social media

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor Degree and/or two years experience in children’s programming
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work creatively and comfortably with children, parents, teachers, community members and organizations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume in PDF form to the contact below. The position will be open until filled.

Claudine Pascale
Director, Caldwell Public Library
268 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell, NJ 07006
cpascale@caldwellpl.org

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 08/22/17

Cheng Library, William Patterson University (Wayne, NJ)

The part time Library Assistant position demands great flexibility and an ability to work well in all sections of Lending Services: circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance. This position supports the team efforts of the department as we strive to provide the highest quality customer service in an accurate and courteous manner. Schedule for the position will be Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: checks materials in and out; handle collection of overdue fines and assists Library users with office equipment.

The position requires a thorough understanding of the workflow of the department as well as the organization of services and materials throughout the library.

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, accompanied by a current resume via email to Nancy Weiner, Assistant Director, Cheng Library of Access and Information Services at weinern@wpunj.edu, or mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. For additional information about the University, please visit www.wpunj.edu.

Newly hired individuals will be required to establish and maintain principal residency in the state of New Jersey within one year from the date of employment.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Part-Time Monitor

Posted: 8/14/17

Nutley Public Library (Nutley, NJ)

The library has openings for two (2) part-time monitors. Applicants will meet the following requirements: dependable, good communication skills; ability to organize work. Duties include shelving and packing books.

Hourly wage: $8.25/hr. 7-8 hours a week. Some Saturdays required.

Send resume and cover letter via email or fax to:
Maria LaBadia, Director
Nutley Free Public Library
labadia @ nutley.bccls.org
Fax# 973-667-4673

Part-Time Custodian

Posted: 8/14/17

Livingston Public Library (Livingston, NJ)

The Livingston Public Library is seeking an experienced part time Custodian to join our team. We are looking for a detail-oriented person who is passionate about maintaining the Library as a beautiful, welcoming destination for all Livingston residents.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director and direction of the Lead Custodian performs routine tasks involved in the cleaning and maintenance of the building and grounds.

This is an 18 to 21 hours per week position and includes weekday, night and weekend hours. Sunday hours in July will be required.  All employees are members of the NJ PERS pension plan. Pro-rated paid time off is included. New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire.  $16.00 per hour.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular cleaning and maintenance of the building and grounds
  • Ensuring that bathrooms and kitchens are properly supplied with paper goods, soaps, etc.
  • Opening and closing the Library building
  • Setting up and breaking down tables and chairs for Library events
  • Emptying the indoor and outdoor book drops
  • Maintaining the safe condition of steps and entrances by salting and/or sanding and removal of snow and ice when necessary
  • Directing outside contractors, repairmen, plumbers, electricians and all other workers when they visit the library to do repairs, maintenance, etc. in the absence of the Lead Custodian and Assistant Director
  • Additional duties may be assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years building management required.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.
  • A valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dependability; ability to work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and on-call hours.
  • Ability to make decisions independently.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry 65 lbs. or less on a routine basis. Climb stairs and ladders.
  • A Background Check is required prior to the official hiring date.

Send resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to Amy Hyfler, Assistant Director, at hr @ livingston.bccls.org.  The position is open until filled.

Full-Time Library Associate

Posted: 8/12/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

Required Education: BA/BS; completion of one semester of an accredited library science program preferred

Required Skills:  Familiarity with personal computers; strong proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, social media expertise, graphic design experience, Internet searching, searching online library catalogs and use of email. At least one year of BCCLS experience is required.

Reports to: Library Director in coordination with the Technical Services/Collection Development Librarian and the Children’s Librarian

Job Description/Duties:

  • Develops promotional materials for library resources and events, ensuring consistency of library messaging, positioning, brand and graphic standards
  • Assists the Director with community outreach initiatives, such as press releases and library promotion at local events
  • Works with the librarians to manage and enhance the library’s presence on social media networks
  • Works with the librarians to develop and implement programs promoting science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) for patrons of all ages
  • Trains patrons and staff in the use of emerging technologies, including Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory service
  • Keeps abreast of enhancements to the BCCLS system and of BCCLS policies, procedures and practices
  • Attends job related meetings, workshops and training sessions § Other duties as assigned

Schedules: This is a full-time (35 hours per week) union position.  Schedule includes one weekday evening and one in three Saturdays.

This is position is subject to a six month probationary period.

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

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