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PT Librarian 1 - Pemberton Library September 20, 2017

Title:  Librarian 1, Part-time
Salary: $20.02

Location: Pemberton Branch Library, Pemberton
Open: September 20, 2017

     

DESCRIPTION

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

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

SCHEDULE

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

 

REQUIREMENTS

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

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

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

 

The mission of the Burlington County Library System is to enrich lives by providing opportunities for learning, growth and personal development.

Children's Librarian PT September 18, 2017

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

 

·         Welcome and serve all customers of  the Mount Laurel Library

·         Plan and present early literacy programming for children ages birth to five years old

·         Plan and present or assist with programs for older children and teens as needed

·         Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the Information Services team

·         Provide reference and readers’ advisory services for patrons of all ages

·         Assist patrons with research, web searching, and computer software

·         Provide technology instruction and trouble shooting

·         Regularly staff the information desk.

·         Participate in collection development

·         Keep current with trends in technology and social media and ways to apply them

·         Interest in Maker programming a plus

·         Readily undertake other duties as necessary, including (but not limited to) outreach efforts to local schools, daycare centers, community events, etc.

·         May be Person in Charge

 

REQUIREMENTS

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

·         We will also consider current MLS students nearing the completion of their graduate degree from an accredited school, with title and salary adjusted accordingly.

·         License: Obtain a valid NJ License as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment.

·         Applicant must comply with the “New Jersey First Act”

 

SCHEDULE

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

Salary: $19 - $19.50

BENEFITS

Paid sick and vacation.

 

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

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

Drew University- Weekend Circulation Supervisor Position September 18, 2017

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

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

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required; library experience a plus.

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

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

 

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

Librarian 3 (2 Positions) - NJSL September 18, 2017

Posted on behalf of the New Jersey State Library


NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY
Affiliated with
THOMAS EDISON STATE UNIVERSITY
Notice of Vacancy
Issue Date: September 15, 2017 

Title: Librarian 3 (2 Positions)

Salary Range: P18: $45,053.25 - $63,537.63 

Location: NJ State Library, 185 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618

Department: State Library Information Center (SLIC) 


Description: 

The New Jersey State Library seeks two dynamic, tech-savvy, detail-oriented librarians with a strong commitment to customer service to join the State Library Information Center's Reference Services unit: (1) Digital Librarian: will serve as a digital New Jersey documents collection specialist supporting the growth of the State Library's digital collections and archives; preparing and supporting metadata creation and capture; providing digitization instruction for staff and participating in developing and supporting best management practices for digital document management. (2) Electronic Resources Librarian: will support the management of the electronic life cycle of e-resources, including facilitating the trial, review, selection and acquisition of e-resources; establishing access for authorized users; establishing and maintaining access on the library website, research guides and discovery service; troubleshooting and resolving problems; and developing and supporting best management practices for e-resource management. Under direction, the successful candidates will also provide high quality reference services to state government; Thomas Edison State University staff, students and mentors; researchers; New Jersey libraries; and the general public. Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining print and electronic resources in assigned areas; developing research guides; providing web content; providing technology assistance; and promoting library services and collections through instruction and outreach.

Examples of Work: 

NOTE: Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides accurate, timely and courteous reference service to all constituencies served by the New Jersey State Library.
  • Digitizes library materials and creates metadata.
  • Facilitates trial, review, selection and acquisition of electronic resources, establishes and maintains access, and troubleshoots problems.
  • Does the work involved in reviewing, selecting, purchasing, classifying and maintaining print and electronic resources in subject specific areas or collections with a focus on the needs of the primary communities served by the New Jersey State Library Information Center.
  • Develops and conducts training for library customers and staff in the use of library resources.
  • Writes about and describes library materials, services and training for the web site and other information outlets.
  • Creates and maintains research guides.
  • Utilizes and may administer various types of software and electronic information systems in use throughout the Library.
  • Operates library computers and equipment and can assist others with their use.
  • Resolves library customer concerns.
  • Participates on library committees and teams.
  • Participates in meetings and gives talks before professional and public groups.
  • Develops and conducts programs geared to stimulate library use, promote electronic subject specialty resources, and inform the community of library services.
  • Prepares accurate and informative statistical, subject, and other reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Drafts correspondence.
  • Establishes and maintains library records and files.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to conduct effective reference interviews.
  • Knowledge of library techniques and tools used to gather data and information; the ability to recognize resources by bibliographic methods; to locate information in specific sources; to assemble ideas from scattered sources; and to deliver requested information to state departments, state government officers, other libraries and the general public in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Knowledge of electronic resources and the ability to search them successfully.
  • Knowledge of digitization practices.
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management.
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills demonstrating attention to detail, flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to deliver well-organized and clear instruction or presentations to individuals or groups about library resources and services and the use of research methods and tools.
  • Ability to develop library programs utilizing emergent technology.
  • Ability to employ technology and social media skills in innovative applications.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use instructional software effectively, particularly that designed for desktop, Internet and classroom teaching.
  • Ability to prepare clear, accurate and informative statistical, financial and other library reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to prepare clear, error-free correspondence.
  • Ability to establish and maintain essential records and files.
  • Ability to use standard software products for email, spreadsheets, word processing, Internet access, and library system functions as used by the New Jersey State Library.

Requirements:

LICENSE

Possession of or eligibility for a professional librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Please note: Applicants will be asked to make a 5 minute presentation on a topic of their choice.

Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are applying for, or if you are interested in both.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52: 14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act," which became effective September 1, 2011, all persons newly hired by the College/New Jersey State Library on or after that date shall have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. Employees hired prior to September 1, 2011, who transfer from within the College/New Jersey State Library, or from another State of New Jersey appointing authority without a break in service greater than 7 days but who reside outside of the State of New Jersey, are not required to change their principal residence to New Jersey in order to comply with the Act.

NOTE: Closing date for receiving resumes will be: September 28, 2017

Resumes and Applications for this position will only be accepted online at http://careers.tesu.edu until the position is filled.

New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University,
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Librarian 3 - Notice of Vacancy, NJSL September 18, 2017

Posted on behalf of the New Jersey State Library.


NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY
Affiliated with
THOMAS EDISON STATE UNIVERSITY
​Notice of Vacancy
Issue Date: September 15, 2017

Title: Librarian 3 

Salary Range: P18: $45,053.25 - $63,537.63

Location: NJ State Library, 185 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618

Department: State Library Information Center (SLIC) 


Description:

The New Jersey State Library (NJSL) seeks a dynamic, collaborative, service-oriented librarian proficient in research (legal research is desirable) with strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills to join the State Library Information Center's Law Library. Under direction, the successful candidate will provide high quality legal reference and research service for state government employees and assist all constituencies served by the New Jersey State Library. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, participating in the compilation and digitization of New Jersey legislative histories; adding and updating content to the Law Library's web pages; developing research guides; providing technology assistance; creating and presenting webinars, tutorials and classes on legal resources and services; conducting library tours; promoting library services and collections; and working on special projects.

Examples of Work: 

NOTE: Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides accurate, timely and courteous reference service to all constituencies served by the New Jersey State Library.
  • Guides library customers in the navigation of legal databases and the library's website.
  • Maintains standards for excellent customer service.
  • Does the work involved in reviewing, selecting, purchasing, classifying and maintaining print and electronic resources in subject specific areas or collections with a focus on the needs of the primary communities served by the New Jersey State Library Information Center.
  • Develops and conducts training for library customers and staff in the use of law-related library resources.
  • Writes about and describes library materials, services and training for the web site and other information outlets.
  • Creates and maintains research guides.
  • Utilizes and may administer various types of software and electronic information systems in use throughout the Library.
  • Operates library computers and equipment and can assist others with their use.
  • Resolves library customer concerns.
  • Participates on library committees and teams.
  • Participates in meetings and gives talks before professional and public groups.
  • Develops and conducts programs geared to stimulate library use, promote electronic subject specialty resources, and inform the community of library services.
  • Prepares accurate and informative statistical, subject, and other reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Drafts correspondence.
  • Maintains library records and files.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to conduct effective reference interviews and suggest legal resources without giving legal advice.
  • Ability to direct patrons in the use of specialized legal materials in print format.
  • Knowledge of electronic resources and the ability to search them successfully.
  • Knowledge of library techniques and tools used to gather data and information; the ability to recognize resources by bibliographic methods; to locate information in specific sources; to assemble ideas from scattered sources; and to deliver requested information to state departments, state government officers, other libraries and the general public in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills demonstrating attention to detail, flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to deliver well-organized and clear instruction or presentations to individuals or groups about library resources and services and the use of research methods and tools.
  • Ability to employ technology and social media skills in innovative applications.
  • Ability to prepare clear, accurate and informative statistical, financial and other library reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to prepare clear, error-free correspondence.
  • Ability to establish and maintain essential records and files.
  • Ability to use standard software products for email, spreadsheets, word processing, Internet access, and library system functions as used by the New Jersey State Library.

Requirements:

LICENSE

Possession of or eligibility for a professional librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

This is a Non-Competitive title, no permanent state status is required.

Please note: Applicants will be asked to make a 5 minute presentation on a topic of their choice.

NOTE: Closing date for receiving resumes will be: September 28, 2017

Resumes and Applications for this position will only be accepted online at http://careers.tesu.edu until the position is filled.

New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Electronic Resources/Serials Management Librarian September 14, 2017

Electronic Resources/Serials Management Librarian:

Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time position. The Librarian will be responsible for serial and electronic resources and collections, participating in reference and instructional services, collaborating with the Discovery Services Team, and functioning as the departmental liaison to faculty and students. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to; • Being responsible for serials, standing orders, and electronic resources management. • Providing technical support and troubleshooting for acquisitions, managing and delivering of e-resources; integrating with library discovery systems; collaborating with campus network and website personnel; and managing vendor relations. • Managing serial & standing order information resources in all formats, including selection, collection development, and processing. • Supervising student workers assigned to material management. • Helping shape policy, goals and procedures for serials and electronic resources. • Developing assessment strategies and conducting ongoing assessment based on usage, usability, overlap and value to inform management decisions and improve library services. • Developing and collaborating on electronic resource access and integrating projects with consortium and campus technical colleagues. • Providing reference and instruction and serving as liaison to academic departments as assigned. • Covering one evening shift per week and Saturday on weekend staff rotation.

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

To Apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=caldwellu&jo...

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

For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu. Caldwell University is EOE

Director - Pennsauken Free Public Library September 11, 2017

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

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

DUTIES

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

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

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

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

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

Other duties germane to the position not specifically listed here. 

QUALIFICATIONS

An ALA accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent degree.

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

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

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

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

COMPENSATION

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

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

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

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

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

E-mail is the preferred method of communication. 

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

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

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

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

The Pennsauken Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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