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Part-Time Circulation Assistant Substitute

Posted: 4/18/17

Ringwood Public Library (Ringwood, NJ)

Position Title: Library Assistant/Circulation Services Substitute

Position Class: Clerical/Support Position

Salary Range:  $16.25 per hour

Position Requirements:

  1. High School diploma.
  2. Shall possess computer skills consistent with the Library’s automated system; prior experience with the Library’s ILS is highly desirable.
  3. Shall be able to communicateclearly and effectively.
  4. Shall possess a knowledge of computerized information services, including the internet and Microsoft Office (including Word, Publisher and Outlook).
  5. Shall be able to work harmoniously with patrons and staff.

Position Summary:
Performs a wide variety of general library work in public services to assist patrons with daily operational needs of the Library, specifically circulation services; performs related duties as assigned.

Special Working Conditions:
Work is performed primarily in a library environment while sitting at a desk or computer terminal or while standing at a counter for extended periods of time. Physical exertion may be required to lift 25 lbs of office supplies and library materials from overhead and from the floor. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation are essential to permit the employee to read, sort and shelve library materials and maintain patron records. Clear speech and hearing acuity are essential to communicate with the patrons, both in person and on the phone.  Often times, the employee must move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings. Hazards are considered minor but may include exposure to angry/hostile/disturbed patrons. The noise level is usually moderate.

Duties:

  1. Shall provide circulation services, including check out, renewal and return of materials, registration of borrowers, maintenance of holds and collection of fines and fees, using the library’s ILS.
  2. Shall greet and direct patrons to various locations or locate materials for them.
  3. Shall provide general informational services such as library hours and program registration.
  4. Shall answer the telephone.
  5. Shall provide basic computer assistance to the public.
  6. Shall process all incoming magazines and newspapers.
  7. Shall assist patrons with copier and fax services.
  8. Shall receive and resolve patron complaints or refer them to a supervisor.
  9. Shall assist supervisors with special projects.
  10. Shall assist with technical services duties as needed.
  11. Shall retrieve and process circulation related reports from Pals Plus.
  12. Shall sell concert tickets; collect money for merchandise sales and other over the counter fundraising activities.

The Circulation Assistant shall be under the supervision of the Library Director.

Cover letter and resume should be sent to the Director, Elise Bedder, at:

bedder @ ringwoodlibrary.org

Full-Time Systems Administrator

Posted: 4/17/17

Bergen County Cooperative Library System - BCCLS (Hackensack, NJ)

The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a Systems Administrator to serve its 77 unique member libraries that own more than 5.8 million items and serve more than 700,000 cardholders within an area of over 1.2 million residents in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties. The ILS (currently III’s Polaris and its web-based version, Leap) is the most integral core service that BCCLS provides to its member libraries, and this role focuses almost exclusively on the administration and support of this invaluable tool.

Responsibilities

  • Responds to ILS-related inquiries and support tickets from library staff
  • Manages the PAC and prioritizes focus on the user experience
  • Regularly schedules and runs statistical reports
  • Serves as primary liaison to ILS vendor(s)
  • Monitors and modifies ILS policies as needed
  • Provides ILS-related trainings to library staff
  • Keeps informed of new ILS developments
  • Assists in managing and supporting servers
  • Provides general technical support for member libraries as needed
  • Serves as liaison to committees and task forces as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library science program and/or experience working in ILS support
  • High level of computer literacy and ability to provide technical support
  • Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Comfort with public speaking and teaching
  • Ability to travel statewide and nationwide for professional conferences and events

Preferred:

  • Experience working with Polaris
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with Visual Studio

This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Director of Information Technology. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries when necessary. Salary will be $60,000 to $65,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements, nor are any BCCLS positions eligible for the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System (PERS/pension system).

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin at marie @ bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Full-Time Staff Development and Engagement Coordinator

Posted: 4/17/17

Bergen County Cooperative Library System - BCCLS (Hackensack, NJ)

The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a dynamic individual for its new Staff Development and Engagement Coordinator to serve the approximately 1,500 staff throughout the 77 member libraries of BCCLS. In tandem with its forthcoming Strategic Plan, BCCLS is prioritizing its strong need for central coordination of training opportunities for the full suite of products and services offered to member libraries through the BCCLS office. Innovation is key to growing this important focus of BCCLS.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and conducts a variety of training sessions offered through BCCLS for member library staff
  • Creates and publishes training materials
  • Communicates regularly with the BCCLS membership to determine training needs
  • Actively seeks opportunities for training from external sources when necessary
  • Acts as main contact with external organizations interested in holding events and programs throughout BCCLS
  • Serves on BCCLS committees as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library science program AND/OR a Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in training/staff development for libraries
  • Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • High level of comfort and experience with public speaking
  • Ability to travel statewide and nationwide for professional conferences and events

This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries when necessary. Salary will range from $60,000 to $70,000 per year, commensurate with experience. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements, nor are any BCCLS positions eligible for the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System (PERS/pension system).

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin at marie @ bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Summer Cataloging Intern

Posted: 4/17/17

Bergen County Cooperative Library System - BCCLS (Hackensack, NJ)

The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a Summer Cataloging Intern who will assist our cataloging team with various short-term projects. BCCLS is a cooperative of 77 unique public libraries throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties that own approximately 5.8 million items. The cataloging team at BCCLS is comprised of two full-time cataloging librarians and three part-time catalogers.

Work will be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ. The summer intern must be able to work at the office a minimum of 7 hours per week, ideally as one full workday per week. We require that the intern receive credits for this internship with their school, since there will be no monetary compensation from BCCLS. The internship is expected to begin sometime after the end of the Spring 2017 semester, preferably no later than the week of June 5th, and end before the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester, preferably no earlier than the week of August 7th.

Responsibilities (in order of priority)

  1. TOMs (“Types of Materials”) project: reviewing and editing record sets
  2. Booklist/Kirkus records cleanup
  3. Cleanup of e-book records
  4. Subject heading cleanup/linking project
  5. Incomplete records enhancements

Qualifications

Required:

  1. Must be enrolled in a Master of Library Science (or related) program during the academic year
  2. Must be able to receive credits towards the completion of their MLS degree
  3. Has familiarity with MARC
  4. Possesses the ability to learn on the job quickly
  5. Excellent computer skills

Preferred:

  1. Has experience with OCLC and/or SkyRiver

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to bccls @ bccls.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Youth Services Librarian

Posted: 4/11/17

Mendham Borough Library (Mendham, NJ)

Mendham Borough Library is looking for a warm, enthusiastic and creative librarian to join its staff as a part-time youth services librarian to work an estimated 25-30 hours per week including some weekday, weeknight, and weekend hours.Candidate should have good people skills, knowledge of children's and YA literature and the ability to work as a team. Candidate should have 2-4 years' experience in a public library children's department, excellent computer skills, an MLS degree preferred but will consider those with school or public library experience. Salary range is $15-$23 depending on education and experience. For consideration please email a resume and cover letter by April 21 to Jan Perrier, Director, Mendham Borough Library to the following address: jan.perrier @ mendhamboroughlibrary.org

Responsibilities include:

Running reading groups and programs for young adults Managing programs and reading groups for children Collection development Readers' advisory Some technology work School/community outreach Other duties as assigned

Full-Time Library Director

Posted: 4/10/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Tenafly Public Library is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Library Director to serve a diverse community of 15,000. 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements:

ALA accredited MLS/MLIS; Eligibility for New Jersey State Professional Librarian’s Certificate.  Minimum of five years library experience, including three years supervisory experience, preferably in a public library setting.

JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Management of the Library, its services, facilities and activities.
Preparation of annual library budget.

Assisting the Library Board in long-range planning that promotes and supports the Library’s mission and strategic direction.

Responsibility for the recruitment, hiring, training and evaluation of Library staff.

Oversight and troubleshooting of Library’s computers and webpage.

Working with the Friends of the Library and participation in community activities.

Fostering a positive working relationship with library staff, volunteers, the public and the Library Board.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Annual salary range of $75,000 - $85,000, depending on qualifications.
Tenafly Public Library offers a benefits package that includes health insurance and a pension plan.  The Tenafly Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Interested parties should email a resume and professional references to tenaflylibrarysearch @ gmail.com.

Interim Library Director

Posted: 4/10/17

Tenafly Public Library (Tenafly, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Tenafly Public Library is seeking an interim library director to serve a community of 15,000 and head a staff of 26 full and part time employees. Possibly leading to a full time position if desired.

Qualifications

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution
  • NJ State Librarian's Certificate

Salary and Benefits

Salary open

Interested parties please submit resume to Tenaflylibrarysearch @ gmail.com

Full-Time Reference Librarian

Posted: 4/10/17

Morristown & Morris Township Library (Morristown, NJ)

The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented librarian to join our creative, 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 position requires excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to be a part of an innovative and forward thinking Reference Department. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with technology and interested in learning new skills.

Qualifications

Required:

  • MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and eligibility to obtain a NJ Professional Librarian’s Certificate.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • The ability to work with a diverse population and staff.
  • The ability to learn and teach new technologies to members of the public and staff through classroom and individual instruction.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks.

Preferred:

  • Computer and technological skills.
  • Proficiency with social media, downloadable resources, and mobile devices.
  • Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide Reference and Reader’s Advisory assistance.
  • Assist patrons with OPACs, downloadable media and computer use.
  • Plan and teach computer skills classes.
  • Collection development, both print and non-print, in assigned areas.
  • Edit the library’s website.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly eNewsletter and other targeted email campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The schedule includes some evening and weekend hours.

Compensation:

Salary meets NJLA minimum and includes New Jersey State Health Benefits, Flexible Spending Plan, and membership to PERS (Public Employee Retirement System). Also eligible to participate in a credit union, a 403B plan and a dental plan (100% employee sponsored). EOE

Deadline:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

How to Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Barbara Gordon at barbara.gordon @ mainlib.org. Please use Reference Librarian Position in the subject line.

Full-Time Head of Children’s Services/Librarian 2

Posted: 4/5/17

Hoboken Public Library (Hoboken, NJ)

The Hoboken Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and innovative librarian with passion for library services to lead the growing Children’s Department.
Position Overview: Leads Hoboken Public Library services to children, including reference and readers’ advisory, collection development and maintenance, circulation and children’s programming.  Reports directly to Library Director.  Schedule includes evening and weekend hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Children’s Collection and Services, manages day-to-day operations of Children’s Department
  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services
  • Plans and conducts children's programs, coordinates all children’s programming and  supervises use of space
  • Maintains statistics on Children's Department activities, and creates statistical  reports of same, as directed
  • Prepares bibliographies, flyers, bulletin boards, displays, and publicity for the Children's Department
  • Works with Library Director and Outreach staff on creating promotional materials related to Children’s Services
  • Works with local schools and community organizations to promote and coordinate services to children
  • Supervises and trains  7 professional and clerical staff of the department
  • Assists with circulation, reference, and technical services in other departments as needed
  • Supervises all library operations on occasion, as assigned, serves as a member of library management team

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • ALA accredited MLS and NJ Professional Librarian Certification
  • At least 3 years of successful full time employment in the Children’s Room, public library experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of children’s literature, thorough knowledge, enthusiasm and love for  public library services and programs to children
  • Familiarity with modern library technologies, including downloadable and e-resources
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public, with the library's business contacts, and with other staff
  • Ability to understand and interpret library policies

Compensation:  Salary 60,000+ commensurate with experience.  Vacation and Sick Time. Civil Service Position.

Contact information: email resume, cover letter and three professional references to Lina Podles, Director at podles @ hoboken.bccls.org

Application deadline: May 1, 2017

Full-Time Librarian, Adult Services Department

Posted: 4/5/17

Madison Public Library (Madison, NJ)

The Madison Public Library is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Librarian in the Adult Services Department.  This position will include reference/readers advisory duties with a specialization in young adult services, technology and community outreach.   The work week is 36 hours including a rotation of evening and weekend hours. 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, highly tech-savvy and forward thinking.  Excellent customer service ethic, a strong knowledge of print and online reference sources and great teamwork skills are essential.   The candidate must also exhibit strong communication skills and an interest and comfort level in developing young adult services (collection development and programming), technology and community outreach.

The job duties will include, but not be limited to: reference and readers advisory services; collection development and program planning and development particularly for young adults; participation in the Library’s digital presence; publicizing library services; outreach into the community; assisting patrons in the use of the Library’s collection, services and equipment.

This position requires a Master’s degree in library or information science or equivalent from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and eligibility to obtain a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate within a 6 month period.

The salary will meet the minimum salary recommended by the New Jersey Library Association.
Interested candidates should submit a resume to Nancy Adamczyk, Library Director, (Nancy.Adamczyk @ mainlib.org).

The deadline for submission is Monday, April 17, 2017.  ADA/EOE

Full-Time Librarian I - Adult Services

Posted: 4/5/17

New City Library (New City, NY)

The New City Library is seeking an individual who embodies the concept of librarian as educator, facilitator, and collaborator in the digital realm. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative, flexible team player with experience in 3D printing, coding, and other forms of digital creation who can use those skills to transform the traditional library patron experience into a participatory, dynamic, and educational event.

The ideal candidate possesses the technological and cognitive skill set required to teach, develop, and promote digital creation and to help us grow our budding makerspace. Traditional reference skills in reader’s advisory, collection development, and research instruction are essential as the position includes scheduled reference desk hours.

Responsibilities will include group instruction, individual training, and development of 3D printing and coding programs for a range of ages.

We are a suburban library with a service population over 45,000 and a budget of $5 million located approximately 35 miles north of NYC. The position is available to start May 1.

An accredited Master’s degree in Library Science is required as well as New York State Public Librarian Certification. Experience in coding instruction and makerspace concepts as well as fluency in Office programs is expected. An ability to speak and write effectively and clearly is assumed. A true commitment to excellent patron and public service in a contemporary library setting is a must. Familiarity with Sirs-Dynix Symphony is a plus.

The employee will be required to work 35 hours per week with one evening per week and one Saturday per month. Benefits include New York State Retirement, health insurance, 403b plan, plus vacation, personal and sick leave. The position is union-affiliated with NYSUT. Salary starts at $57,956.

Please email your letter of application and resume to Marianne Silver, Director, at msilver @ rcls.org by April 21, 2017.

Part-Time Library Assistant, Multi-Departmental

Posted: 4/5/17

Ridgewood Public Library (Ridgewood, NJ)

CIVIL SERVICE TITLE:              LIBRARY ASSISTANT, MULTI-DEPARTMENTAL
Primary Department:            Circulation

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Welcome and assist library patrons with a smile at busy Circulation, Reference & Children’s Desks
  • Perform superior in-person and telephone Customer Service
  • Use computer system to help patrons locate, borrow and return books and media, and to create and update library cards
  • Reader’s Advisory:  assist patrons at all service desks and in the stacks in selection of best books, films and music materials to meet specific needs and interests
  • Lead or lend a hand with programming as needed, e.g., plan a lecture, lead a book group
  • Shelve materials throughout library and keep the stacks organized, neat and clean
  • Related duties as required.  

HOURS:  Schedule has some flexibility.
19 hrs/wk

Positions require daytime availability, one evening, every 3rd Saturday & one Sunday per month.      

STARTING SALARY:    $10 - $14, commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Team player:  Loves meeting & inspiring people.  Enjoys working with adults and children in a busy environment
  • Customer-focused: warm, friendly, helpful, courteous & energetic with a can-do, positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, computer proficient; creativity, familiarity with social media and desktop publishing experience a plus
  • Knowledge of popular books and media, in all formats and a desire to share that knowledge with others
  • Able to create, administer and assist with programming.  Fresh ideas welcome.
  • Able to lift books, stand, shelve on low and high shelves
  • College degree and BCCLS experience a plus

For employment application, please visit www.ridgewoodlibrary.org or the Circulation Desk.
Please send application, resume & references to:
Ms. Kerri Wallace, Circulation Supervisor, kwallace @ ridgewoodlibrary.org

The Ridgewood Library hires under NJDOP & EOE guidelines.
Fully qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.

Part-Time Children's Program Coordinator

Posted: 4/5/17

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. Approximately 20 hours/week. Position is available April 1, 2017

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Please email resume to perugino @ bloomingdalelibrary.org.

Part-Time Children’s Services Librarian (or Library Assistant)

Posted: 3/24/17

Fort Lee Public Library (Fort Lee, NJ)

Posting Date: March 23, 2017

Start Date: May 1, 2017

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

Education: MLS or related Masters; experienced paraprofessionals (including MLS Students) will be considered, 4 year degree from an accredited college or university preferred

Experience: 2 years public library experience preferred

Compensation: 17-$35/hr, commensurate with experience

Job Summary:

The Fort Lee Public Library, serving two culturally diverse communities of 40,000, seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic Children’s Services Department. The qualified candidate should have a strong interest in and experience with programming, literature and services for children. A proactive nature and knack for creative problem solving are essential.

For complete employment opportunity and application, please visit: 
http://fortlee.bccls.org/about/employment

Please mail or email the following three (3) REQUIRED documents:
(1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume and (3) Fort Lee Library Employment Application
Sarah Pardi, Head of Children's Services sarah.pardi @ fortlee.bccls.org

The Library can only consider candidates who submit all required paperwork.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017.

Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass Civil Service testing and requirements. The Fort Lee Public Library hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines.

Full-Time Library Assistant, Head of Circulation Services

Posted: 3/24/17

Fort Lee Public Library (Fort Lee, NJ)

Posting Date: March 23, 2017

Start Date: May 1, 2017

Hours: 35 hours weekly, incl. one evening, rotating Saturdays and Sundays

Education: 4 year degree from an accredited college or university preferred

Experience: Minimum 2 years public library experience; one of which in a supervisory capacity is preferred

Compensation: $40,000-$52,000 annually, commensurate with experience; includes benefits

Job Summary:

The Fort Lee Public Library, serving two culturally diverse communities of over 40,000, seeks an energetic, knowledgeable and team-oriented candidate to provide overall supervision and public services for a busy Circulation Department. The qualified applicant will demonstrate the commitment and ability to lead a staff of 11 (4 FT, 7 PT) in delivering superior customer-driven hospitality.

For complete employment opportunity and application, please visit: 
http://fortlee.bccls.org/about/employment

Please mail or email the following three (3) REQUIRED documents:
(1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume and (3) Fort Lee Library Employment Application
Chris Yurgelonis, Library Director, yurgelonis @ fortlee.bccls.org

The Library can only consider candidates who submit all required paperwork.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017.

Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass Civil Service testing and requirements. The Fort Lee Public Library hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines.

Full-Time Head of Children's Services

Posted: 3/24/17

Pequannock Township Public Library (Pompton Plains, NJ)

The Pequannock Township Public Library is seeking a rising star! We have an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity supervising our children’s department. Our well-loved and very busy library is located in a growing suburban community that has a population of 15,500. You will be joining a dynamic staff in a children’s department that has well-established story time programs and a very successful summer reading program. A brand new 1,400 square foot room for children’s programs will be breaking ground soon and your vision will make this room welcoming and inviting for children and parents.

General responsibilities will include: story times, children’s programming, children’s reference services and back up adult reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, Summer Reading programming, website and social media updates, management of library pages and teen volunteers. Visits to the Pequannock Township School District schools to promote the Summer Reading Program and library resources and programs for children and tweens are expected.   

Expertise in all Microsoft Office products and knowledge of Polaris library automation, Constant Contact, Evanced, WordPress, and e-book platforms is a plus. Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution. We will also consider current MLS or MLIS students nearing the completion of their graduate degree from an accredited school, with title and salary adjusted accordingly.

This is a 35 hour per week position and includes weekday, night, and weekend hours. All employees are members of the NJ PERS Pension plan. Employment offers include a three month probationary period.

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

Part-Time Page

Posted: 3/24/17

Nutley Public Library (Nutley, NJ)

The library has an opening for a part-time page. 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 Library Clerk

Posted: 03/17/17

Belleville Public Library & Information Center

The Belleville Public Library & Information Center hires under NJ Civil Service and EEOC Guidelines.

REPORTS TO: Library Director and Business Clerk

RATE/HOURS: This is a part time position of approximately 25 hours per week with future potential for full time. The position is for the Business Office. Starting compensation is $18 per hour, but negotiable dependent upon previous experience and education.

Appointee MUST be a Resident of Belleville or Essex County, no exceptions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have knowledge of office methods, practices and equipment
  • Must have strong accounting/math skills
  • Ability to perform tasks involving financial and/or other records of a mathematical nature
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position
  • Willingness to work to continuously improve processes and be flexible.
  • Highly organized

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Maintenance of accurate records.
  • Accounts Receivable and Payable
  • Prepares and examines vouchers to ensure they are arithmetically correct.
  • Prepares Payroll and maintains all Personnel Records
  • Keep accurate files
  • Runs reports and prepares Board of Trustee packets for Director
  • Prepares reconciliation of bank accounts (Collecting and Depositing of monies)
  • Purchasing of materials for Library
  • Takes direction and works closely with Business Clerk
  • Answers calls and can give routine information over the phone
  • Will be required to use various types of office equipment and productivity software
  • Other tasks as requested

RECOMMENDED (but not required) qualifications:

  • Prior budgeting experience helpful
  • Previous knowledge of public purchasing

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. Please email resume, cover letter, and three references to Carol Lauer, Business Clerk clauer @ bellepl.org.

Full-Time Director

Posted: 3/13/17

Bloomfield Public Library (Bloomfield, NJ)

The Board of Trustees of the Bloomfield Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, visionary Library Director to serve a community of 48,000 and head a staff of 24 full and part-time employees.  The Director is responsible for library planning, personnel, preparing the annual budget, filling state reporting requirements, and the physical needs of the library building.   The successful candidate should possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and offer proven experience in collection development, personnel management, evolving technologies, budget planning, public relations and library policy crafting. 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA –accredited institution
  • NJ State Librarian’s Certificate or eligibility for acquiring certification
  • Minimum of 5 years library experience with 3 years in a supervisory capacity; these may be concurrent.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices involved in operation of a Public Library
  • Experience with budgeting, fundraising, grant writing, and report preparation
  • Commitment to professional development of staff and fostering a positive workplace
  • Commitment to maintaining positive relations with Trustees, Friends, Township Officials, community organizations, and the general public
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of current library technologies

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Annual salary beginning at $75,000 - $89,500, depending on qualifications.
Bloomfield Public Library offers a benefits package including Health Insurance, Dental coverage, and participation in the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).  The Bloomfield Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This position is subject to the rules and regulations of the NJ Civil Service Commission and is subject to the Process of Provisional Appointment.

Interested parties please submit confidential Cover Letter and Resume to Board President Tabitha Rice, Bloomfield Library, 90 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003 by noon, March 29, 2017.