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PT Children's Services Librarian (or Library Assistant) March 23, 2017

Position Offered: Part-time Children’s Services Librarian (or Library Assistant)
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.

Head of Circulation Services, FT Library Assistant: FORT LEE LIBRARY March 23, 2017

Position Offered: Full-time Library Assistant, Head of Circulation Services
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.
 

CHILDREN’S LIBRARIAN F/T March 21, 2017

The Phillipsburg Free Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative individual for the position of Children’s Librarian.  The successful candidate will build on our tradition of stimulating and interactive programs grounded in educational goals for ages six months to elementary school.

We seek an individual with creative approaches to programming, willingness to engage with local schools and the larger community, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in library services and collections.  A savvy approach to marketing and promotion is required. Fluency in technology is a must, including expertise in Microsoft Office, social media applications and digital media. Experience with Polaris is a plus.

Responsibilities of the position will include planning and performing story times and other programs, development of the children’s print and media collection and provision of reference service and reader’s advisory.  Occasional shifts in the adult reference department are to be expected.

The position is 37.5 hours per week and includes at least one evening per week and at least one Saturday per month.

Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution and ability to obtain a New Jersey Professional Librarians Certification issued by Thomas Edison State University.  All candidates must reside in New Jersey within one year of appointment. Candidate must pass a criminal background check.

Salary meets NJLA guidelines and includes a generous benefits package.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to director@pburglib.org. Deadline for application is April 13, 2017.

PT Children's Services Librarian – Westfield March 17, 2017

PT Children's Services Librarian – Westfield Memorial Library

The Westfield Memorial Library, serving a welcoming community of 30,000, seeks a friendly and enthusiastic individual to join our Youth Services Department. The qualified candidate should have a strong interest in and experience with programming, literature and services for children.  

Responsibilities include:

Answers a wide range of reference questions of varying degrees of difficulty.

Provides readers’ advisory service to children and caregivers utilizing both print and non-print sources.

Plans, implements, and delivers programs for children of various ages.

Instructs library patrons in the effective use of library equipment and print and non-print reference sources.

Assists with promotion of services and print/digital collections through traditional and social media platforms and outreach with the community and schools.

Recommends the acquisition of library material according to the unit or section assigned, taking into consideration priority needs and budget limitations.

Reviews and weeds library collections of books and other materials utilizing the library weeding guidelines.

Prepares reading lists and bibliographies for public distribution.

Reviews books purchased by Youth Services and determines their ideal placement within the department collection.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

An ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science and possession of or qualified to obtain, a Professional Librarian Certificate issued by Thomas Edison State College.

Two years public library experience in children’s department.

28 hours bi-weekly, including Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and alternate Saturdays.

Youth Services Compensation: 

Hourly rate will meet or exceed 2017 NJLA recommended minimum.  Sick and vacation time. Partial holiday pay (after 3 years)

How to Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter and WML employment application (available here: http://www.wmlnj.org/employmentapplication.pdf) to Molly Adams, Head of Children’s Services, at wmlpersonnel@wmlnj.org
Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Office of Legislative Services - Librarian / Digital and Information Resources March 16, 2017

Title:                  Librarian / Digital and Information Resources

 

Location:           Office of Legislative Services, Office of Public Information

                           State House Annex

                           West State Street

                           Trenton, New Jersey

 

Salary Range:   $48,000.00 - $62,000.00 per year

 

The Office of Legislative Services (OLS) is an agency of the New Jersey Legislature established by law to provide professional, nonpartisan staff support services to the Legislature including its officers, members, committees and commissions. OLS operates under the authority of the Legislative Services Commission, a 16-member bipartisan panel with equal representation from each House of the Legislature.

 

The goal of OLS is to facilitate the work of the New Jersey Legislature, and to enable and promote public understanding of the legislative process.  As nonpartisan employees of the Legislature, OLS staff are prohibited from engaging in political activity or taking a public position with regard to any matter before the Legislature.

 

Description:   

 

            Under the direction of the Manager, OLS Library Services, assists in the coordination of library and digital information services to achieve the goals and objectives of the OLS Library.  Responsibilities include Web mastering, Web editing, information organization, and creating/maintaining library-based databases and applications.

 

Requirements

 

Education:          Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited college/university, with concentration in library-based information technology.

 

Experience:        Some professional experience is desirable.  Coursework/internship in digital  librarianship and library-related database design is acceptable.  Must be proficient  with online searching of legal databases such as Lexis Advance and Westlaw Next,  knowledgeable in MS Access, MySQL, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Photoshop, and HTML coding, and familiar with state and federal government documents  (e.g., historic, statutory, regulatory, judicial).  Experience with Dreamweaver is  preferred.

 

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

Please respond by:  April 13, 2017

Cover letter and resume should be forwarded to:

 

Eugene E. Howard, Jr., Director of Human Resources

Office of Legislative Services

Human Resources Office

PO Box 068

Trenton, New Jersey 08625

OLSHR@njleg.org

 

Posted:  March 16, 2017

Network Administrator - East Brunswick Public Library March 16, 2017

The East Brunswick Public Library is seeking a Network Administrator to manage the library local area network (LAN), firewall, routers, switches, wireless network, servers, PCs, printers and related equipment; to configure and optimize the network, diagnose and resolve network, software and hardware problems, and to support all technical aspects of EBTV video streaming, video on demand, Community Bulletin Board, and to integrate all of the above into the Township network.

The Network Administrator must have a thorough knowledge of enterprise networks, servers, firewalls, virtualization, desktop deployment, and application support. A candidate with a current CCNA certification is desired. An understanding of ILS, retail payment systems, communication systems, industry best practices is preferred

The Network Administrator must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, or certification as a CCNA; and a minimum of two years’ experience in administering a local area network.

The salary for this full-time, 35-hour per week position is $54,018 and up depending on experience.

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

Please apply by 5:00 Friday, April 14, 2017. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline.

PT Library Clerk Wanted March 16, 2017

PART TIME LIBRARY CLERK

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.

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