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Full-time Technology/Reference Librarian, Fort Lee Public Library January 19, 2018

Position Offered: Full-time Technology/Reference  Librarian

Posting Date: January 19, 2018

Start Date: March 1, 2018, possibly sooner

Hours: 35 hours weekly, incl. one evening, rotating Saturdays and  Sundays

Education: MLS/MLIS; New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate; matriculated MLS/MLIS students will be considered

Experience: Minimum 2 years professional public library experience, preferred
Compensation: $52,000-$65,000 annually, commensurate with experience;
includes benefits

 

Job Summary:

The Fort Lee Public Library, serving two culturally diverse communities of over 40,000, seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian who possesses a strong commitment to learning and teaching emerging technologies and the ability to deliver superior customer-driven services. In addition to being a vital part of adult reference services team, the Technology/Reference Librarian will serve as training coordinator for public & staff computer classes, maintain the Library’s website & digital collections and provide overall technical support for staff and public.

 

For full posting and how to apply, visit fortleelibrary.org.

 
Shelver/Page Position at Library of The Chathams January 18, 2018

Position Available:  Page/Shelver, Part-Time

Rate of Pay:  $8.60/hour

Hours:  Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm with some flexibility.  Additional hours may be available as mutually agreeable.

Shelve items, empty bookdrops, process incoming newspapers, other tasks as assigned.  Must know Dewey Decimal System.

Available starting February 17, 2018. 

Contact Janet Skakum at jskakum@chathamlibrary.org to apply.

Part-Time Library Assistant for Library of The Chathams January 18, 2018

Hours: Wednesdays 6 pm to 9 pm.  Additional hours as mutually agreeable.

Assists in Circulation Department duties as needed, including charging and discharging library material to users. Computes and collects fines; inspects books for damage. Reviews library membership applications for completeness and issues membership cards. Answers and routes telephone calls. Performs all related duties as necessary.

Performs other work as required.

Available starting February 14, 2017.

To apply, please contact Janet Skakum at jskakum@chathamlibrary.org

Science and Engineering Librarian January 17, 2018

Science and Engineering Librarian at NJIT

 

The Robert W. Van Houten Library at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks applications for the position of Science and Engineering Librarian.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Reference, the Science and Engineering Librarian (SEL) assists and instructs users to assess and access information in all formats. The Science and Engineering Librarian serves as a liaison to designated academic departments in STEM disciplines to support instruction, collection development and research. S/he should demonstrate abilities to work both independently and in a team environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills, teaching, and technology skills. This is a non-tenure track professional staff position. Typical work week includes one evening (until 7:00 pm) per week during fall and spring semesters and may consist of several weekends per year.

Prerequisite Qualifications:

An ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS/MSLS degree and a bachelor’s or an advanced degree in a STEM discipline (or equivalent) and at least two years of professional reference and library instruction experience in an academic (or corporate) library setting with strong knowledge of STEM resources. The candidate must demonstrate research experience using information resources, library social media applications, creation of guides and tutorials, course management systems and proficiency in Microsoft Office. The candidate must demonstrate the abilities to work creatively and collaboratively to promote teamwork.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit https://jobs.njit.edu  and search for posting (ReqID) req81. In addition to a cover letter and resume/CV, candidates are asked to submit a copy of an article, paper, or report written solely by the candidate.  Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

To build a diverse workforce, NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO employer.

NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102-­1982

Electronic Resources Librarian January 17, 2018

Electronic Resources Librarian at NJIT

The Robert W. Van Houten Library at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks a creative, collaborative, and service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian to support and contribute to the intellectual core of the university.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) manages the life cycle of the online resources by administering the Electronic Resources Management system efficiently. The ERL is also responsible for managing the library’s website by ensuring reliable and effective access to the online library services to enhance and expand its virtual web-presence. The ERL will take the lead to administer, optimize and integrate the discovery services and websites. The ERL will work collaboratively with internal units and external groups to provide and resolve access issues related to online resources, websites, and adapt to changing environments and priorities. The ERL will stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to online resources, web development, and related user service issues. This is a non-tenure track professional staff position.  

Prerequisite Qualifications:

An ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent is required. A minimum of two years of professional librarian experience in an academic library setting is preferred. The candidate must demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills with abilities to take initiative, manage tasks and priorities to meet deadlines. The ideal candidate should have basic proficiency in HTML, CSS, and XML in website design and development. S/he should demonstrate abilities to work both independently and in a team environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate should also have working knowledge/experience with Electronic Resources Management System (ERMS), discovery services, and content management system.  The candidate should have knowledge of e-resources and serials standards, knowledge of library data analytics for decision making, knowledge of resource sharing programs, and experience working with integrated library systems.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit https://jobs.njit.edu and search for posting (ReqID) req82 with 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume, and 3) a list of at least three professional references that includes their name, address, telephone number and email address.  Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

To build a diverse workforce, NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO employer.

 

NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102-­1982

Full Time Head of Adult Services January 16, 2018

Hawthorne, NJ -- Head of Adult Services at the Louis Bay 2nd Library & Community Center. MLS required. Complete job description, requirements, and application instructions can be found at http://hawthorne.bccls.org/about-us/jobs-openings

PT Library Assistant--Children's Dept January 12, 2018

RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY – JOB OPENING

125 North Maple Ave. Ridgewood, NJ 07450

www.ridgewoodlibrary.org (201) 670-5600, x110

 

Civil Service Title: Library Assistant
Primary Department: Children’s

Job Opening – January 2018

 

  • Develop and run various storytimes, special programs and events for young childrenand their caregivers including:  Baby & Me; Craft In a Bag
  • Welcome public at busy Children’s Service Desk: offer reference help and program registration
  • Shelve books and media
  • Saturday rotation in Circulation Department

*HOURS (average weekly hours – 14): Wednesdays 9:00 am-1 pm; 6 – 9:00 pm, Fridays 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Every 3rd Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (with one hour unpaid break)

*Hours subject to change

 

SALARY RANGE: $12.00 - $17.00 PER HOUR

QUALIFICATIONS:

·Customer service orientation: outgoing, positive, able to relate well to children and caregivers

·Computer literate with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office; Internet skills; ability to create flyers and promotional materials;  online social networking tools a plus

·Strong organizational, communication and writing skills

·Creativity; artistic skills

·Experience in working with children

·Flexibility to work in and with other departments

·College degree a plus

For employment application, please visit www.ridgewoodlibrary.org or the Children’s Service Desk.

Please send application, resume, cover letter and references to:

Ms. Ashley Loria, Children’s Department Supervisor, aloria@ridgewoodlibrary.org
 

The Ridgewood Library hires under NJDOP & EOE guidelines.
Fully qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.

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