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Part-Time Children's Librarian April 20, 2017

The East Brunswick Public Library is looking for an innovative and engaging Children’s Librarian to join its Youth Services Department. This librarian will support the education and informational needs of the full range of children and parents who use the Youth Services department, from providing Reader’s Advisory, to providing storytimes to toddlers, to creating STEAM programs for middle school children, to promoting the department’s collection of lendable technology for children. In this position, the librarian will primarily staff the Youth Services desk but will be expected to develop and lead monthly programs and participate in outreach to schools and the community as needed. Like every member of the Youth Services department, this librarian will be expected to be a passionate advocate for the information needs of youth and families, possess a strong knowledge of children’s literature, and demonstrate an enthusiasm for developing creative programming.

The position is 8 hours per week: Saturdays 9-5. Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed is preferred.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in library science from, or be in the last semester of this program, at an ALA accredited library school. Other candidates who are currently students in an ALA accredited library school may be considered.

Salary is $28.45 per hour hour for candidates with a master's degree in library science.

Send resume, cover letter, and application to Human Resources at the East Brunswick Public Library: HR@ebpl.org. Applications are available here: http://www.ebpl.org/pdf/EmploymentApplication4.pdf

Please apply by May 17, 2017.

P/T Librarian, Adult Services, 15-19 hrs/wk. April 14, 2017

TEMPORARY POSITION AUGUST – DECEMBER 2017

Description: Provides excellent customer service at a busy reference desk including general reference and reader’s advisory services.  Weekday, Saturdays, Sundays and evenings required.

REPRESENTATIVE JOB DUTIES

·       Provide reference service and reader’s advisory at the adult reference desk.

·       Assist patrons in the use of the public computers and electronic resources.

·       Assist patrons with personal electronic devices.

·       Assist patrons in using photocopiers and other equipment.

·       Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements: ALA accredited Masters of Library Service and NJ Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Knowledge of computers and technology trends. Looking for a flexible individual with strong customer service and communication skills.

Compensation: NJLA minimum hourly rate, no benefits. All part-time employees are employed on an at-will basis.

 Deadline for Applications: Open until filled

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume to abrady@summitlibrary.org. Summit Free Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit, NJ 07901.

Part-Time Library Assistant - Circulation April 11, 2017

The Plainfield Public Library is looking for a Library Assistant to work in our Circulation Department. This is a part -time position of approximately 16 hours per week covering evening, weekend, and daytime hours. Strong customer service skills are required. Familiary with Workflows is preferred but training will be provided. Bilingual (Spanish) is highly desired. Salary is $12.22 per hour. Please send resume and cover letter to vicky.terrones@plfdpl.info. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Librarian - South River Public LIbrary April 10, 2017

Part-time Librarian or Library School Student needed for Tuesday evening, Wednesday afternoon and rotating weekends. Additional hours are available. Strong public service background prefered.

email cover letter and resume to evalina@southriverlibrary.org

FT Reference Librarian - Morristown & Morris Township Library (re-posted by LibraryLinkNJ) April 10, 2017

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.

FT Reference Librarian - Morristown & Morris Township Library April 7, 2017

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.

Assistant to the Dean of Library Services- Full Time April 6, 2017

Assistant to the Dean of Library Services

Job Code 723LLN

 

William Paterson University invites applications for the position of Assistant to the Dean of Library Services.

 

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the Assistant to the Dean performs general administrative and supervisory duties in a multi-tiered professional office environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing appropriate interpretation and application of University and Library procedures, coordinating inter and intra-office projects and activities as well as processing and responding to online and written Library feedback. The Assistant maintains departmental monthly budget reports and requisition processes; prepares correspondence, reports, and maintains essential records. S/he coordinates the hiring of student assistants; attends and records departmental meeting minutes; maintains the Dean’s calendar and coordinates administration activities for Library staff members.

 

A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position and two (2) years of administrative experience are required. The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills; knowledge of and proficiency in the use of advanced functions of MS Office applications and the ability to work independently and as a team member. 

 

Evidence of the ability to respond to organizational, administrative and logistical issues; work experience in a post-secondary setting and knowledge of an Enterprise Information System are preferred. 

 

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acre 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 Bill Duffy at LibrarySearch@wpunj.edu or via mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applicants 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.

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