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PT Circulation Clerk positions at all UCC campuses August 13, 2018

PT Circulation Clerk positions are available at Elizabeth, Plainfield, and Cranford campuses of Union County College for evenings and weekends.

 

Please visit :  www.ucc.edu --> Employment at Union County College

or  

https://ucc.peopleadmin.com

PT Circulation Clerk positions at all UCC campuses August 13, 2018

PT Circulation Clerk positions are available at Elizabeth, Plainfield, and Cranford campuses of Union County College for evenings and weekends.

 

Please visit :  www.ucc.edu --> Employment at Union County College

or  

https://ucc.peopleadmin.com

FT Youth Services Librarian August 9, 2018

Join our creative, dedicated and busy YS team in the Lakewood Branch of the Ocean County Library.

Lakewood has the highest birth rate in NJ and time will fly while you're getting satisfaction from helping children learn and grow. OCL has great benefits to offer - check out more here:

http://theoceancountylibrary/Jobs/OCLjobs.htm

 

PT Reference Librarian August 9, 2018

Our PT  librarian got a FT position in OCL! We're looking for a replacement to work the Info Services desk in the Lakewood Branch of the Ocean County Library. Join us in serving a diverse community approximately 10 miles west of Pt. Pleasant Beach!

For more info, see: http://theoceancountylibrary.org/Jobs/OCLjobs.htm

PART-TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANT - METUCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY August 8, 2018

Metuchen Public Library is seeking an individual who is enthusiastic, tech-savvy, flexible and a team player to join our library team.

 

Job Summary:

The library assistant will be responsible for circulation duties, providing simple reference and basic readers advisory, performing troubleshooting and maintenance on library computers. The position may include technical services and other duties as assigned.

 

The position is approximately 5-15 hours per week, with potential for substituting hours. The position includes weekday, evening and weekend hours.

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Speak, write and communicate effectively in English
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer services
  • Computer literacy including basic knowledge and skills of MS Office and Windows
  • Ability to resolve customer computer issues
  • Experience with tablets and other electronic devices
  • Ability to assist with computer maintenance and updates

·         Ability to learn and adapt new technology

  • High School diploma or equivalent technical or trade school
  • Ability to bend, push, reach and lift up to 25 lbs.

 

 

Salary:

 

·         $12.50/hour

 

 

Interested candidates, please send resume with cover letter and two references to Hsihsi Chung, Library Director, Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave, NJ 08840 or email to hsichung@lmxac.org. Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.

FULL-TIME PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN – METUCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY August 8, 2018

Metuchen Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with a passion for exceptional library services to join our library team. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership, technology, and customer service skills, support the library’s mission to inform, enrich and empower the community, encourage lifelong learning and strengthen community engagement. A commitment to excellent library services and recognition of the community’s diversity is essential. 

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Library Director, plans, organizes and directs user services such as services related to material circulation, adult, and reference services; supervises professional, paraprofessional staff and volunteers; performs community outreach and related work as assigned.

 

Primary Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Assumes leadership role, including administrative and supervisory responsibilities, in the absence of the Library Director.
  • Oversees User Services in the absence of the Principal Library Assistant.
  • Assists the Library Director in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, programs, procedures and work standards.
  • Participates in the long-range planning process for the library, including recommending changes or improvements and developing new types of services and operations.
  • Collaborates with the Library Director on hiring decisions and provides feedback on performance matters.
  • Provides strong knowledge of collection development in the areas of adult nonfiction, reference, and digital e-resources.
  • Supervises staff training of emerging technologies and provides computer and research assistance to the public.
  • Develops grants for library programs and services as appropriate and available.
  • Leads the design and provides support for updates and maintenance of the library website.
  • Evaluates, purchases, installs and maintains library hardware and software and all related items.
  • Promotes library programs and services for community engagement and outreach.
  • Creates and maintains a welcoming, organized, accessible, and safe environment for patrons and staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of this classification.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong team-building and management skills to work collaboratively and effectively with library staff and volunteers
  • Strong technology skills and computer knowledge;   website design experience is preferred
  • Graduation from an ALA-accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Library Science
  • Professional librarian certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Education
  • Progressive supervisory experiences as a full-time professional librarian in a public library during the past 3 years
  • Must successfully pass a six-month probation period
  • Must be a New Jersey resident at least within one year of employment. “New Jersey First Act” (P.L. 2011, c. 70)

 

Hours:

 

This is a full time 35 hours/week position, with one evening per week and rotational Saturday and Sunday schedule.

 

Salary:

Commensurate with experience. Full benefits package. 

 

To apply: 

 

Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and two references to Hsihsi Chung, Library Director, Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave, NJ 08840, or email to hsichung@lmxac.org. Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.

 

 

PT Reference Librarian August 6, 2018

The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library in Sewell, NJ seeks a PT Reference Librarian to work approximately 12-15 hours per week, primarily during evenings and rotating Sundays, including summer months. This position reports to the FT Reference Librarian. Responsibilities include providing reference and readers' advisory services to patrons, assisting patrons in the computer lab and with the use of electronic resources, developing the library collection, and participating in professional development. The person in this position will be the librarian in charge, responsible for the staff and the building, during evening and Sunday shifts. Other duties include performing all other library functions at the direction of the supervisor.

This position requires a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a NJ State Professional Librarian's Certificate. Three years of experience as a professional reference librarian preferred. Strong customer service skills are essential and the ability to mantain effective working relationships with others. Knowledge of print and electronic reference and reader's advisory tools is essential. Ability to adapt to new technologies is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated librarian who loves helping others with research needs.

The hourly rate for this position is $22.00 -- $30.00 and pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selected candidate, if not a New Jersey resident, will be required to establish New Jersey residency within a year of appointment in accordance with the New Jersey First Act. Preference wil be given to applications received by August 24 2018. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Sheila Mikkelson, Library Director, at smikkelson@hegganlibrary.org

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