|Executive Director - Princeton Public Library||June 17, 2019||
The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Public Library (NJ) seeks an innovative and seasoned Executive Director to manage the Library’s stellar staff and to ensure that our award winning library continues to improve, innovate and grow as the town’s most valued public destination.
The Ideal Candidate: The Executive Director will have the demonstrated ability to:
Responsibilities: The Executive Director reports to a nine-person Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Library through the collaboration and support of an extraordinary team of senior management personnel and talented, knowledgeable staff. Specific responsibilities include:
The Princeton Public Library: Established in 1909, the current 61,000 square foot Princeton Public Library is the most visited municipal library in New Jersey. The Library serves a population of approximately 30,000 residents (as well as a large university population) that value the Library and view it as their favorite destination in the town. There are 35 full-time and 35 part-time employees as well as 350 volunteers who are extremely dedicated to making the Library an outstanding public institution. Consistently rated 5-stars on the LJ Index of Public Library Service, the Library has a 2019 operating budget of $5,581,591 and a capital budget of $287,500.
The Princeton Community: Renowned for the world-class university that shares its name, Princeton is a vibrant and diverse community located halfway between New York and Philadelphia. Princeton is home to scholars and artists affiliated with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary and Westminster Choir College. The town has first-rate municipal services, including award-winning public schools and ample open space for passive and active recreation. Princeton is home to the Tony Award-winning McCarter Theatre Center and has a dazzling array of other cultural opportunities year-round. Though its rich history dates to Colonial times, Princeton is a hub for contemporary discovery and innovation and is regularly included in lists of Best Places to Live. Additional information about the Library and the Princeton community can be found at https://princetonlibrary.org/information.
Qualifications: An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring one) and a minimum of ten (10) years of public library management experience with a five year demonstrated record of significant success in the supervision of administration and operations. Preference will be given to candidates with Director/Assistant Director experience or candidates who have successfully worked with a governing body of a large non-profit institution.
In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal and consensus building skills, show sensitivity and awareness of group dynamics and foster an environment of open and honest communication. The new Executive Director will be an effective library leader who is able to demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the role of the Library as the major cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Princeton.
Other Important Information: New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire. Successful completion of a criminal and financial background check is also required.
Compensation: The salary for this position is highly competitive and includes an individualized compensation package. Health coverage is subject to a NJ State mandated employee contribution and membership in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System is mandatory.
Applications: To apply, submit via e-mail a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three (3) quality job references that must include a current or former board member or supervisor to Bonnie Sprouls, Human Resources Director at email@example.com by July 31, 2019. Applications received after that date may not be considered. The Princeton Public Library is an ADA/EOE compliant employer.
|Part-time Library Assistant||June 17, 2019||
Part-time Library Assitant for summer and possibly longer. Duties include, but not limited to: assisting patrons, checking out materials, paying fines, placing holds, shelving materials, printing from public computers, summer programming support, etc.
Evening and weekend hours may be required. Must be over 18. $11 per hour to start.
Email letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Office of Legislative Services Notice of Vacancy - Librarian/Research||June 7, 2019||
Location: Office of Legislative Services, Office of Public Information
State House Annex, West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey
Salary: $46,125.00 - $50,969.65 (5% increase at six months with satisfactory performance)
Description: Under the direction of the library manager, position includes responsibility for providing research and information services to the NJ Legislature, its officers, commissions, individual members and staff.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited college/university, with a concentration in Library Science or Library and Information Studies.
Proficient with online searching of legal databases such as Lexis Advance and Westlaw Next, knowledgeable in MS Access, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and HTML coding, and familiar with state and federal government documents (e.g., historic, statutory, regulatory, judicial).
One year of research experience in a legal or government library.
Residency Law: Pursuant to the “New Jersey First Act”, all persons newly hired by the Office of Legislative Services, 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 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: June 28, 2019
Cover letter and resume should be forwarded to:
Christin Knox, Director of Human Resources
Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
PO Box 068
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Posted: June 7, 2019
The Office of Legislative Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
|Library Director, Verona Public Library (NJ)||June 7, 2019||
This is a courtesy posting. Please respond to or direct any inquiries to the Board of Trustees, Verona Public Library
The Verona Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an innovative Director, who is a dynamic leader,
to oversee all library operations in a community of approximately 13,000 residents, supervising a
dedicated staff of 3 full-time Librarians, 1 full-time Library Assistant, and 9 part-time Library Assistants,
in a Civil Service library, with a collection of about 52,000 items, and an operating budget of $864,000. A
recent renovation has restored this original Carnegie building, while outfitting it to provide state of the
Director’s responsibilities include personnel management, overseeing the annual operating budget,
collection purchases, grant applications, facility maintenance, programs and services, hands-on
knowledge, and experience with current/new technologies and library trends, community/borough
interactions, growing community partnerships and outreach services, assisting the Board with long
range planning/fundraising, implementing the strategic plan, proposing/implementing
personnel/operating procedures under the Board’s direction, and being an active member in the Pals
Salary commensurate with experience. Meets/exceeds NJLA Minimum
Please submit resume, cover letter, and 3 references to email@example.com.
Closing date: June 14, 2019
|Research/Instruction Librarian||June 5, 2019||
Berkeley College invites applications for a Research & Instruction Librarian position at the Woodbridge, NJ campus. The successful candidate will be part of a multi campus collaborative of librarians who deliver research, instruction and consultation services.
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Provide research services and instruction that guide students, faculty and the college community in navigating and evaluating information; shares responsibility for building and maintaining print and media collections, serves as a liaison working with faculty to integrate information literacy concepts within course work and the scholarly journey; support faculty scholarship and develop LibGuides and other objects that promote library resources.
REQUIRMENTS: Requires a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country. Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources and computer applications, interest in applying current and emerging technologies to library services; work schedule flexibility, the desire to teach information literacy skills in both classroom and point-of-need situations.
Salary/Benefits: Entry level salary meets NJLA guidelines. Librarians function as partners in the academic enterprise and learning communities. Beyond the responsibilities associated with their position, they serve on College committees and are members of the Faculty Senate. They enhance the reputation of the institution by engaging in service to their profession; are eligible for professional development awards and recognition for teaching excellence and/or service to the College. Eligible benefits begin after 90 days of employment.
Please include a vitae or resume and letter of interest attachments along with your candidate details.
|Library Director||June 3, 2019||
Library Director position available at Gill Memorial Library.
Requirements: Bachelor of Arts degree. Strong interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Library and/or supervisory expereince preferred. Send letter of interest and resume to: Loretta Savidge, President of Board of Trustees, Gill Memorial Library 145 E. Broad Street, Paulsboro, NJ 08066.
|Part-Time Circulation Library Assistant - Plainsboro Public Library||May 28, 2019||
PLAINSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Part-time Circulation Library Assistant
Plainsboro Public Library seeks a dedicated, energetic, and service-oriented individual to join a very active Circulation Department. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Responsibilities may include:
Education, experience, and abilities: High School Diploma required. Knowledge of common computer software such as MS Office is required. A background working in libraries or with the public is preferred. Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must.
Position reports to the Head of Circulation Services and is available immediately.
Schedule: 22 hours per week; Sundays 9:30-5 PM; Mondays 12:30-8:30 PM; Tuesdays 4:30-8:30 PM; Wednesdays 2:30-6:30 PM. Additional hours may be available on an as-needed basis.
Salary: $12.00 per hour.
For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to: Head of Circulation Services, Plainsborojobs@lmxac.org Include “Circulation part-time position” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. Employment offers are conditional upon a successful background and reference check and include a six month probationary period. Plainsboro Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the “NJ First Act.”