Job Openings

TITLE POSTED DATE DESCRIPTIONS
Full time School Media Specialist (K-5) - Jackson, NJ May 24, 2017

Applicants must possess one of the following NJ teaching certifications:

  • School Library Media Specialist (2855); or
  • Educational Media Specialist (2850); or
  • Associate School Library Media Specialist (2845); or
  • Associate Educational Media Specialist (2840); or
  • School Librarian (2820); or
  • Teacher - Librarian (2810)
Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management at William Paterson University May 18, 2017

Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management, Job Code 727LNJ

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management.   

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, The Assistant Director for Collections and Resource Management provides leadership, vision and overall management of Cheng Library’s Resource Management Division, which covers all library technical services personnel, operations, and departments, and is a member of the library’s management and planning team. S/he participates in strategic planning, development of new initiatives, policy development, and library governance. The Assistant Director participates in the Library’s User Education and Liaison programs, and serves on Library, University, regional and national committees, as appropriate.  The Resource Management Division includes the Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan, Cataloging, Library Information Systems, and Acquisitions departments.

Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited master’s degree and a second master’s (or doctoral) degree in a field relevant to the University curriculum; Demonstrated strong communication, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills; Evidence of extensive knowledge about library technical service operations, trends, and best practices; A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible academic library employment, including supervisory and administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Front-line experience working in at least one core area of library technical services; experience with budgeting; experience working with the Voyager System; work experience with diverse populations.
    
William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,500 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acres suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Pamela Vovchuk at LibrarySearch@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.

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.

https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/emps/jobs/positions2.cfm?job=27415

 

PT - Library Assistant - Maplewood Library, Hilton Branch (28 hours a week) May 16, 2017

The Hilton Branch of the Maplewood Memorial Library is seeking a dynamic, creative and customer service oriented Library Assistant to work with our diverse and friendly community. Under the supervision of the Hilton Branch Manager and Head of Circulation & Technical Services, the Library Assistant provides excellent customer service to our patrons and performs administrative and technical service duties as needed.  The Library Assistant must also be computer literate, organized, and detail oriented with the knowledge to explain library policies.

Duties:

Circulation Desk: Check in, check out and renew library materials, register patrons, settle fines and fees using cash register, answer telephones and emails,  and answer general questions about library collections and services, as part of a regularly scheduled rotation.

Patron holds and requests: Locate, pack, receive and activate patron holds for Maplewood Library patrons and library consortium partners, as part of a regularly scheduled rotation.

Administrative: Assist with daily schedules and payroll, meeting room schedule, maintain office supplies.

Technical Services: Process new books. 

Programs:  Assist with Library programs, displays, and community events.

Scheduling
Library scheduling may require assignment of one evening per week, Saturday and Sunday hours.

 

Requirements
High school diploma
Strong customer service skills
Good organizational skills
Strong computer skills
Ability to work independently
Light lifting and bending

Other Tasks
Other duties as assigned.

 

Salary Ranges and Benefits

Library Assistant
$24,709.08 – $25,695.47

Senior Library Assistant (4 years of experience)
$26,812.36 – $32,725.16

 

Benefits:  Vacation time, sick time, holidays in accordance with Board approved Holiday calendar, pension enrollment.

 

To apply send resume and cover letter to:  
Irene Langlois
Branch Manager
ilanglois@maplewoodlibrary.org

PT Administrative Assistant (Piscataway Library) May 15, 2017

Part Time Executive Administrative Assistant, Administration Department

Description:

Under supervision of the Associate Director, the Executive Administrative Assistant provides primary and executive level support to the Director and Associate Director. Serves as Secretary/Recorder to the Board of Trustees. This is a confidential position.

Responsibilities:

Administrative

  • Maintain general, personnel and Board of Trustees files located at Kennedy and Westergard Libraries, including set-up and weeding of files each fiscal year in accordance with the State of New Jersey Record Retention Guidelines.

  • Record and prepare monthly Board minutes.

  • Advertise Library Board of Trustee meetings according to Sunshine laws.

  • Organize and distribute print and electronic Board packets for Trustees in a timely manner.

  • Assist with special executive projects and other office-related tasks on an as-needed basis.

  • Screen calls for library management and assist callers when appropriate.

  • Prepare library correspondence, reports, and other materials as required.

Office Management

  • Submit library-wide payroll and leave hours on a weekly basis.

  • Order promotional items library-wide in coordination with vendors.

  • Initiate and track repair and routine service for building and office equipment needs.

  • Communicate with Township Departments and third party vendors regarding building issues.

  • Assist and direct library employees with payroll and personnel inquiries.

  • Keep employees apprised of employment related notices.

User Services

  • Provide high level of customer service at the User Services Desk, including charging/renewing/discharging materials in an automated system, handling issues with overdues and other account information, handling money through accepting fines and fees as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of office support experience or High School Diploma and 4 years of office experience, preferably in a nonprofit or academic environment.

  • Ability to comprehend established office routines, as well as complex rules and regulations and skills to maintain suitable records and files.

  • Willingness to complete Notary Public training and provide Notary Public services to public.

  • Strong organizational ability and skills to develop effective work methods.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other library and township staff members and library trustees.

  • Ability to work and respect privacy due to confidential personnel related information.

  • Strong judgment, highly developed problem-solving skills, and a keen focus on continuous improvement.

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Superior interpersonal, analytical, oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills

  • Proficiency with Google Apps / G Suite, including Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets and Calendar.

Physical Requirements (sedentary to light work):

  • The ability to sit for extended periods of time, to walk, and carry light loads

  • Visual acuity to read print and computer screens, to operate machines, and to determine the accuracy of work

  • Vocal ability to communicate clearly and courteously with customers, coworkers, and individuals outside the library

  • The ability to travel between library buildings and town hall

 

Schedule

The schedule for this position is 19 hours per week, including a regular evening, and some Saturday and Sunday coverage on a rotating basis. A regular weekly schedule: Monday 9:30am-2:30pm, Tuesday 5:00-9:00pm, Thursday 9:30am-2:30pm, Friday 9:30am-2:30pm.

Compensation:  

$21.76 per hour.

Notices:

Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the "New Jersey First Act".

To Apply:

Mail your cover letter and resume to jobapplications@piscatawaylibrary.org and include Part Time Executive Administrative Assistant in the Subject Line. Applications will not be considered after May 31, 2017.

FT Teen Services Librarian - Ocean County Library, Toms River Headquarters Branch May 15, 2017

Position Number: P-240-17-28 – Please use this number on all correspondence

Open: 05/09/17

The Ocean County Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented and innovative Teen Librarian for the Toms River Branch, the largest and headquarters branch for the system located in downtown, Toms River, NJ. The Teen Librarian will strive to instill in teens a lifelong relationship with learning, reading, and the library through programs and activities that build self-esteem, leadership, and organizational skills. The Teen Librarian will have an interest in, and skills with, emerging technologies, and maker programming. They will be able to provide group technology, maker-tech and library resource instruction both in and out of the library for young adults and those who work with young adults. The Teen Librarian will have a broad knowledge of all genres of Teen Literature and be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about reading, collections, and providing reader’s advisory. The Teen Librarian will develop and foster strong relationships with public and private schools, homeschoolers, and community organizations that serve teens, including teens who are at-risk. The ideal candidate will work with the Toms River Teen Services team to integrate our new Makerspace into programs and outreach. They will demonstrate outstanding organization, communication, and time management skills; the ability to excel as part of a team; and a tendency to look at everything as an opportunity.

Evenings and weekends are required with this 35-hour per week position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of librarianship 
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly, concisely, and informatively 
  • Ability to prepare informative statistical and narrative reports 
  • Ability to work harmoniously with peers, subordinates, and customers 
  • Ability to understand and follow Ocean County Library policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements 
  • Ability to meet or exceed Ocean County Library’s Reference Competencies 1, 2, and 3 
  • Knowledge of current trends in librarianship and ability to keep current with available electronic resources 
  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school; if you will earn your degree within 6 months from the closing date, you will be considered eligible for an appointment to the title of Library Associate until you are able to show proof of graduation. 
  • A New Jersey Professional Librarian certificate (or ability to obtain one within 1 year of employment)
  • Mastery of the core competencies for librarians of the New Jersey Library Association 
  • For Librarian 2, one year of librarian experience 
  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey as the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position
  • NOTE: To apply for this position, please send application and resume to Justine Dambroski at jdambroski@theoceancountylibrary.org or via USPS to:
  • The Ocean County Library 101 Washington Street Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Attn: Justine Dambroski Or fax to 732-341-3044
  • Application can be found by clicking on the link: http://theoceancountylibrary.org/Jobs/OCLjobs.htm
  • Please direct all inquiries to Justine Dambroski at 732-349-6200 ext 5930.
FT Teen Services Librarian - Ocean County Library, Toms River Headquarters Branch May 15, 2017

Position Number: P-240-17-28 – Please use this number on all correspondence

Open: 05/09/17

The Ocean County Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented and innovative Teen Librarian for the Toms River Branch, the largest and headquarters branch for the system located in downtown, Toms River, NJ. The Teen Librarian will strive to instill in teens a lifelong relationship with learning, reading, and the library through programs and activities that build self-esteem, leadership, and organizational skills. The Teen Librarian will have an interest in, and skills with, emerging technologies, and maker programming. They will be able to provide group technology, maker-tech and library resource instruction both in and out of the library for young adults and those who work with young adults. The Teen Librarian will have a broad knowledge of all genres of Teen Literature and be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about reading, collections, and providing reader’s advisory. The Teen Librarian will develop and foster strong relationships with public and private schools, homeschoolers, and community organizations that serve teens, including teens who are at-risk. The ideal candidate will work with the Toms River Teen Services team to integrate our new Makerspace into programs and outreach. They will demonstrate outstanding organization, communication, and time management skills; the ability to excel as part of a team; and a tendency to look at everything as an opportunity.

Evenings and weekends are required with this 35-hour per week position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of librarianship 
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly, concisely, and informatively 
  • Ability to prepare informative statistical and narrative reports 
  • Ability to work harmoniously with peers, subordinates, and customers 
  • Ability to understand and follow Ocean County Library policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements 
  • Ability to meet or exceed Ocean County Library’s Reference Competencies 1, 2, and 3 
  • Knowledge of current trends in librarianship and ability to keep current with available electronic resources 
  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school; if you will earn your degree within 6 months from the closing date, you will be considered eligible for an appointment to the title of Library Associate until you are able to show proof of graduation. 
  • A New Jersey Professional Librarian certificate (or ability to obtain one within 1 year of employment)
  • Mastery of the core competencies for librarians of the New Jersey Library Association 
  • For Librarian 2, one year of librarian experience 
  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey as the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position
  • NOTE: To apply for this position, please send application and resume to Justine Dambroski at jdambroski@theoceancountylibrary.org or via USPS to:
  • The Ocean County Library 101 Washington Street Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Attn: Justine Dambroski Or fax to 732-341-3044
  • Application can be found by clicking on the link: http://theoceancountylibrary.org/Jobs/OCLjobs.htm
  • Please direct all inquiries to Justine Dambroski at 732-349-6200 ext 5930.
FT Teen Services Librarian - Ocean County Library, Toms River Headquarters Branch May 15, 2017

Position Number: P-240-17-28 – Please use this number on all correspondence

Open: 05/09/17

The Ocean County Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented and innovative Teen Librarian for the Toms River Branch, the largest and headquarters branch for the system located in downtown, Toms River, NJ. The Teen Librarian will strive to instill in teens a lifelong relationship with learning, reading, and the library through programs and activities that build self-esteem, leadership, and organizational skills. The Teen Librarian will have an interest in, and skills with, emerging technologies, and maker programming. They will be able to provide group technology, maker-tech and library resource instruction both in and out of the library for young adults and those who work with young adults. The Teen Librarian will have a broad knowledge of all genres of Teen Literature and be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about reading, collections, and providing reader’s advisory. The Teen Librarian will develop and foster strong relationships with public and private schools, homeschoolers, and community organizations that serve teens, including teens who are at-risk. The ideal candidate will work with the Toms River Teen Services team to integrate our new Makerspace into programs and outreach. They will demonstrate outstanding organization, communication, and time management skills; the ability to excel as part of a team; and a tendency to look at everything as an opportunity.

Evenings and weekends are required with this 35-hour per week position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of librarianship 
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly, concisely, and informatively 
  • Ability to prepare informative statistical and narrative reports 
  • Ability to work harmoniously with peers, subordinates, and customers 
  • Ability to understand and follow Ocean County Library policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements 
  • Ability to meet or exceed Ocean County Library’s Reference Competencies 1, 2, and 3 
  • Knowledge of current trends in librarianship and ability to keep current with available electronic resources 
  • A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school; if you will earn your degree within 6 months from the closing date, you will be considered eligible for an appointment to the title of Library Associate until you are able to show proof of graduation. 
  • A New Jersey Professional Librarian certificate (or ability to obtain one within 1 year of employment)
  • Mastery of the core competencies for librarians of the New Jersey Library Association 
  • For Librarian 2, one year of librarian experience 
  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey as the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position
  • NOTE: To apply for this position, please send application and resume to Justine Dambroski at jdambroski@theoceancountylibrary.org or via USPS to:
  • The Ocean County Library 101 Washington Street Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Attn: Justine Dambroski Or fax to 732-341-3044
  • Application can be found by clicking on the link: http://theoceancountylibrary.org/Jobs/OCLjobs.htm
  • Please direct all inquiries to Justine Dambroski at 732-349-6200 ext 5930.

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