FT Adult Services Librarian (Tech & Communications)


The West Caldwell Public Library is seeking a dynamic, community-focused individual who is technologically savvy and works well in a team environment to fill the position of Adult Services Librarian. The position requires a knowledge of library and technology trends, coupled with excellent skills in reference, reader’s advisory, technology instruction, collection management, flexibility to embrace new projects and assignments, and a good sense of humor.

Under supervision from the Assistant Director, the Adult Services Librarian will provide excellent reference service to the public, maintain the Library’s website, and provide overall technical support for our team and public.


  • Maintaining and updating the library website
  • Creating e- newsletters 
  • Managing the art gallery
  • Creating thoughtful and consistent social media posts
  • Assisting in composing press releases 
  • Covering the Reference Desk, including answering reference and reader’s advisory questions and the flexibility to assist at any public service desk or department
  • Training and developing resources and classes for our team, Board, and public on the use of digital library resources 
  • Serving as the main liaison between the library and BCCLS technology support
  • Continuing education to update professional skills via workshops and online webinars
  • Collection development responsibilities
  • Performing other duties as assigned for an evolving and growing library


  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • NJ Professional Librarian’s certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University
  • Demonstrated experience in the following areas: customer service, reference and technology assistance, adult programming, collection development
  • Strong computer and social media skills
  • Strong interest in new library trends.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work harmoniously with library patrons and our team members.
  • Be able to recognize and set priorities and to use initiative and independent judgment in a variety of situations
  • Be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, patrons, user groups, community organizations, and volunteer groups 
  • BCCLS and Polaris LEAP experience preferred, but not required.


The schedule for this position is 35 hours per week, including a regular evening and a Saturday on a rotating basis.


This is a full-time salaried position. West Caldwell Public Library offers an excellent benefits package including generous paid leave, health and dental insurance, PERS, and a commitment to team training and development.


Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must comply with the “New Jersey First Act.” If hired, the applicant must be in compliance with the residence requirements of the New Jersey First Act within one year of the date of hire.

To Apply: 

Please send a cover letter, resume, website and digital  portfolio, and three professional references in PDF format to Samantha McCoy, Director, at director [at] WestCaldwell.bccls.org by 05/18/24 and include Adult Services Librarian in the subject line.