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Part-Time Junior Library Assistant

Posted: 07/26/17

Bloomingdale Free Public Library (Bloomingdale, NJ)

The Bloomingdale Free Public Library, located at 101 Hamburg Turnpike in Bloomingdale, NJ, is seeking a Part-time Jr Library Assistant.

Job Description: Performs a variety of detailed library duties under direct or general supervision. Duties include shelving materials, assisting patrons at circulation desk, maintain bulletin boards, and processing new materials.

Qualifications: Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret regulations, policies and procedures of library.

Work Schedule: Part-time position of 10-12 hours; flexible schedule includes evenings and some Saturday hours. Position is available immediately.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Please email resume to perugino@bloomingdalelibrary.org.

Part-Time Children's Program Coordinator

Posted: 07/26/17

Bloomingdale Free Public Library (Bloomingdale, NJ)

The Bloomingdale Free Public Library, located at 101 Hamburg Turnpike in Bloomingdale, NJ, is seeking a Part-time Children's Program Coordinator.

Job Description: Responsible for developing, coordinating, and executing all aspects of children's programming. Attends workshops and training programs as necessary to keep children's programming current. Includes writing press releases, social media presence, community outreach, school readings, Summer Reading Program.

Qualifications: Prior experience in children's department of an established library system is mandatory.

Work Schedule: Part-time position; flexible schedule may include evenings and Saturday hours. Position is available immediately

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Please email resume to perugino@bloomingdalelibrary.org.

Part-Time Library Circulation Assistant

Posted: 07/26/2017

Washington Township Public Library (Washington Township, NJ)

The Township of Washington Library seeks an energetic, flexible and customer-service oriented individual to work at our Circulation Desk. This position is 11 hours per week, which includes one evening, and one Saturday shift a month. The successful applicant will work as a team player to provide excellent customer service. She or he will have demonstrated the capacity to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

Duties include:

  • Processes library card applications
  • Prepares materials for delivery
  • Communicates with patrons and assists in placing requests
  • Calls patrons to inform them that items are ready to be picked up
  • Re-shelves and locates library materials as needed
  • Patron assistance at the Circulation Desk (checkouts, returns, renewals, settling fines etc.)
  • Searching for materials in the catalog
  • Light bending and lifting as needed
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Windows, internet, and email
  • BCCLS experience a plus but willing to train the right person.

Interested Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Janet Baker, Head of Circulation at Janet.Baker@WashingtonTwp.Bccls.org

Part-Time Circulation Assistants ( 2 )

Posted: 7/21/17

Wyckoff Public Library (Wyckoff, NJ)

The Wyckoff Public Library is seeking two customer service oriented, flexible library assistants to work at our busy circulation desk. Each position is for twelve hours per week, including one evening and one Saturday per month.

The ideal candidate will embrace working as part of a team dedicated to serving the public. Circulation assistants serve as a primary contact with the public and are crucial to the success of the library.

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

Please email cover letter and resume to Joellen Tierney, Circulation Supervisor at wyckcirc @ bccls.org.

Part-Time Librarian

Posted: 07/21/17

Millburn Free Public Library (Millburn, NJ)

Part-Time 27 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

The Millburn Free Public Library invites applications to fill a part-time librarian position in our Information Services Department. Work will be primarily in the children’s department with occasional hours in other public service areas of the library. Includes leave time benefits (pro-rated vacation, sick leave and personal days) and DCRP retirement plan. Reports to the Head of Information Services.

Recent MLS / MLIS graduates are welcome to apply.

Duties include:

  • Reference service to visitors of all ages (primarily children).
  • Develop and conduct library programs.
  • Collection management (selecting new materials, weeding, collection maintenance)
  • Inter Library Loan.
  • Design and prepare library brochures and fliers. Develop library displays.
  • Recommend new services, resources and programs.
  • Interpret and enforce library policy in situations relevant to the position, with tact and aplomb.
  • Provide excellent customer service under all circumstances.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • MLS / MLIS degree. Candidate must possess or be eligible for a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certificate.
  • Excellent customer service, teamwork and technology skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Fluency in English.
  • Comfortable working with patrons of all ages.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a part of a group.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Stay informed of professional trends and developments. Be involved with professional associations.
  • Occasional travel outside of the library for meetings or training.
  • Able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, stand and ambulate as needed, as relevant to the position. Daily tasks require lifting, carrying, moving and manipulating books and other library material as well as pushing a loaded cart full of books.*
  • Creativity, flexibility and sense of humor.

Preferred:

  • Previous successful experience as a children’s librarian or a reference librarian in a public library.
  • Previous successful experience developing and offering library programs.

This position is represented by the Communications Workers of America Local 1031, AFL-CIO and is ranked at the position of Librarian 1 by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. Starting salary is based on CWA contract and exceeds the NJLA recommended minimum.

The first 90 days of employment are provisional.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to jobs@millburnlibrary.org. Documents must be sent as a Word or PDF attachment ONLY. No phone calls. No faxes.

The library will only contact candidates they wish to interview.

The Millburn Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 will be given first preference. The anticipated start date is in September 2017.

* Persons with physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

Full-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 07/21/17

Millburn Free Public Library (Millburn, NJ)

Full-Time, 35 hours per week, including evening and weekend rotation.
The Millburn Free Public Library invites applications to fill a full-time library assistant position in our Circulation Department. Includes a comprehensive benefits package with health insurance, dental insurance, prescription plan, leave time benefits and pension. Reports to the Head of Circulation and Technical Services.

Duties include:

  • Circulation desk service to visitors of all ages (greet, check-in, check-out, registration, fine collection, etc.).
  • Process holds, inter library loans and transfers.
  • Answer phones, forward calls to appropriate recipients as needed.
  • Assist patrons with general directional questions within the library.
  • Perform filing or shelving following the Dewey Decimal System. Check shelves to ensure materials are filed properly. Locate material based on call number. Perform searches for material in the vicinity of its
  • proper location.
  • Prepare library materials for circulation/use.
  • Assist patrons with public photocopiers and public fax, as needed.
  • Interpret and enforce library policy in situations relevant to the position, with tact and aplomb.
  • Provide excellent customer service under all circumstances.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent customer service and teamwork skills.
  • Able to operate a computer, library software, a web browser and an e-mail interface.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Fluency in English.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working with the public and with people of all ages.
  • Able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, stand and ambulate as needed, as relevant to the position. Daily tasks require lifting, carrying , moving and manipulating books and other library material as well as pushing a loaded cart full of books.*
  • Occasional travel to meetings or training outside of the library.
  • Creativity, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Preferred:

  • Previous successful experience in a public library is preferred but not required.

This position is represented by the Communications Workers of America Local 1031, AFL-CIO and is ranked at the position of Library Assistant by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. Starting salary is based on CWA contract and exceeds the NJLA recommended minimum. Includes fringe benefits.

The first 90 days of employment are provisional.

To apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to jobs@millburnlibrary.org. Documents must be sent as a Word or PDF attachment ONLY. No phone calls. No faxes.
Applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 will be given first preference. The anticipated start date is in September 2017.

The library will only contact candidates they wish to interview.

The Millburn Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

* Persons with physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

Part-Time Substitute Librarian

Posted: 07/21/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

The Tenafly Public Library is looking for substitute librarians to work at our active reference desk.

Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited school or enrollment in library school
  • Expertise with mobile devices and related software, and ability to teach new learners

Please send your cover letter and resume as PDFs to Director Julie Marallo at marallo@tenafly.bccls.org.

No phone calls, please.

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 07/21/17

Nutley Free Public Library (Nutley, NJ)

The library has an opening for a part-time library assistant in the Circulation/ILL Department. Applicants will meet the following requirements: high school diploma; good communication and people skills; ability to organize work; computer skills.

Hourly wage: $16.53/hr. Approximately 24 hours per week. Some evenings and Saturdays required.

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

labadia@nutley.bccls.org

Application deadline: August 2, 2017

Part-Time Custodial Worker

Posted: 07/21/17

Clifton Public Library, Main and Alwood Branches (Clifton, NJ)

Under the direction of the Supervisor of Building Services, performs routine tasks involved in the cleaning and maintenance of the buildings/grounds of the Main and Allwood locations.

Examples of work, may include:

  • Washing, dusting, and vacuuming. Other cleaning duties.
  • May shovel snow from driveway and sidewalks, spread sand, salt, etc. to prevent slipping.
  • May rake leaves, trim hedges and other ground maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral/written directions
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.

The schedule for this position is as follows:

Monday through Friday – 7:30am to 11am
Saturday – 7:30 to 10am

Total – 20 hours per week

This is a civil service position.

Pay is $11.04 per hour.

Applications are available at www.cliftonpl.org. Please email application to cohen@cliftonpl.org or bring into either the Main Library, 292 Piaget Avenue or Allwood branch, 44 Lyall Road. Open until filled.

Part-Time Circulation Staff

Posted: 7/18/17

Little Falls Public Library (Little Falls, NJ)

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

Start: asap

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

Required education/skills/experience:

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

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

Full-Time Senior Librarian/Librarian 3

Posted: 7/17/17

The Edgewater Free Public Library (Edgewater, NJ)

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

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

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

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

Adult Program Librarian (Part -Time)

Posted: 7/17/17

Jefferson Township Public Library (Oak Ridge, NJ)

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

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

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

The wage for this position is $28.17 per hour.

Please submit a resume by August 15 to:

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

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

phone: 973-208-6244

Collection Development Librarian (Part –Time)

Posted: 07/17/17

Jefferson Township Public Library (Oak Ridge, NJ)

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

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

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

The wage for this position is $28.17 per hour.

Please submit a resume by August 15 to:

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

e-mail: seth.stephens@jeffersonlibrary.net

phone: 973-208-6244

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 7/12/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Bookkeeper

Posted: 7/12/17

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

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

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

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

Part-Time Teen Coordinator / Desk Assistant

Posted: 7/12/17

Oradell Free Public Library (Oradell, NJ)

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

Teen Coordinator responsibilities include:

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 7/12/17

Westwood Public Library (Westwood, NJ)

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

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

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

Part-Time Library Page/Shelver

Posted: 7/7/17

Fairfield Free Public Library (Fairfield, NJ)

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

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

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

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

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

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 7/7/17

Roxbury Public Library (Roxbury Township, NJ)

LIBRARY VOTED #1 IN MORRIS COUNTY!

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

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

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

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

Part-Time Library Assistant

Posted: 7/7/17

Westwood Public Library (Westwood, NJ)

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

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

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

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

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 7/7/17

Boonton Holmes Public Library (Boonton, NJ)

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

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

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

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

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

Full-Time Teen/Technology Librarian

Posted: 7/3/17

Englewood Public Library (Englewood, NJ)

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

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

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

Excellent salary and benefits package; salary commensurate with experience.

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

Part-Time Library Shelver

Posted: 6/29/17

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

Carlstadt Library is looking for a responsible High School graduate:

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

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

Starting date August 7, 2017

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

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

Posted: 6/29/17

Montclair Public Library (Montclair, NJ)

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

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

Posted: 6/29/17

Tappan Free Library (Rockland County, NY

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

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

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

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

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

No phone calls please.

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

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 6/29/17

Tappan Free Library (Rockland County, NY

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

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

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

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

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

No phone calls please.

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

Full-Time Librarian - Adult Services/Reference

Posted: 6/26/17

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

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

Part-Time Librarian - Adult Services/Reference

Posted: 6/26/17

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

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