|Full or Part Time Library Assistant, Bridgeton Public Library||May 31, 2023||
Bridgeton Free Public Library
Announcement of Library Assistant(s) Posting
The Bridgeton Public Library, which serves a diverse community, currently has an opening for either one full-time (35 hrs/week) Library Assistant or two part-time (20 hrs/week) Library Assistants. The BPL is seeking creative, energetic, and dedicated individuals to help perform a variety of nonprofessional library duties.
HOURS AND SALARY:
TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter and three reference contact info by June 15, 2023 to Adaria Armstrong at adariaar [at] bridgetonlibrary.org
|Morristown and Morris Township Library Library Assistant I Part Time Job Ad||May 31, 2023||
The Morristown and Morris Township Library, 1 Miller Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960, 973-538-6161
Part-Time Caroline Rose Foster North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, Library Assistant I Position Available
Are you a people person and enjoy working with the public?
The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented person to join our creative and dedicated staff as a Library Assistant in the Caroline Rose Foster North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The person in this position helps patrons at our CRFNJHGIC Reference desk find information about their family history, their home, Morristown, Morris County, and north western New Jersey; conducts oral history interviews as part of a documentary project of the Spanish-Speaking community; compiles statistics, organizes supplies and other tasks.
Are you creative and have good ideas?
New ideas are always welcome and staff in the Caroline Rose Foster North Jersey History and Genealogy Center also work on projects such as exhibits and program flyers. We like a person who can work independently, but also work as a part of a great team here at the Library.
Have you ever wanted to work in a vibrant and historic downtown area?
Our library is located in the heart of historic Morristown near many cultural and historical attractions and a wide array of dining and nightlife. As a result, the Library receives many visitors, and we have active participation with our residents an local businesses, both in person and virtually.
What is the Library looking for in a candidate?
The ideal candidate will have great customer service experience, can work with a variety of software (MS Office Suite, Google Suite, etc.) and web browsers. Candidates with an undergraduate degree in history with previous experience in a library will be preferred. The candidate will do some shelving and moving of collection materials and must be able to push book carts and lift up to ten pounds. Fluency in Spanish is a must and knowledge of the working of libraries is a plus. The Library is busy! We are looking for someone who enjoys staying active and learning new things.
What are the perks for working at the Library?
This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week that includes evenings and weekends. The wage is $15.00/hr. and the position includes some paid holidays and sick time.
What is the Deadline to apply?
The Library will accept resumes until June 15, 2022.
The Library strives to honor the broadest range of identities and diverse social and historical experiences expressed in our communities, and are an organization of information professionals dedicated to empowering others to access, interpret, and create. We do this by intentionally developing a vibrant collection of print and electronic resources and virtual in person programming that reflects and celebrates the diversity of Morristown and Morris Township. EOE
How do I apply?
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references to James Lewis at james.lewis [at] mmt.mainlib.org.
|Scotch Plains Public Library - P/T Librarian I, Adult Services||May 31, 2023||
Scotch Plains Public Library is looking for an energetic, creative librarian to join our adult services team. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about working with the public, knowledgeable about current best practices, and eager to function as an integral part of our hardworking and friendly department.
The successful candidate will
A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master’s Program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
We will also consider current library and information school graduate school students nearing the completion of their graduate studies, with salary adjusted accordingly. Current students would be hired as Library Associates until they receive their degrees.
Experience with SirsiDynix is preferred.
Hours: Monday 5-9pm, Thursday 5-9pm, and alternating Saturdays
Applicant must comply with the New Jersey First Act.
To apply, please submit your resume plus 3 references to Maribeth Fisher, Adult Services Manager, at mfisher [at] scotlib.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates who will be scheduled for interviews will be notified.
|2 PT librarian positions in Union College Libraries||May 30, 2023||
Two PT librarian positions are open. Please apply here: https://ucc.peopleadmin.com/postings/9113
|Chester Public Library - Director Opening||May 28, 2023||
The Chester Library serves as a welcoming gathering place in the heart of our community. We are committed to developing strong relationships with residents in our borough and township, increasing library use, and modernizing our facilities. The Chester Library Board of Trustees is seeking an enthusiastic, community-focused leader who can actively engage with staff, residents, and local businesses and organizations. We are looking for a Director with strong financial management skills, who can also advance our plans to redesign the physical space of our library.
About Our Library
Chester Library sits in the heart of the community, and serves nearly 9,500 residents in both Chester Township and Chester Borough. Our library is inviting and community-focused, and enjoys strong support and a positive relationship with both the township and the borough. We have an annual budget of approximately $750,000; and a dedicated, experienced staff that includes 2 full-time and 17 part-time employees.
Central and inviting, our library provides information, resources, and a place to connect. Residents enjoy our wide range of services, including borrowing print and electronic materials, accessing museum passes, and participating in a variety of programming for all ages. Chester Library also offers meeting and study spaces that are available for community use. Our newly completed strategic plan will help us work collaboratively over the next few years to meet the evolving needs of our community.
Chester Library is a member of the MAIN Library Alliance, which includes 49 libraries in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, and Warren counties. Member libraries have access to over 3.1 million items, including print and electronic resources. As a member library, our staff benefits from professional development and the support of a large community of library professionals.
Surrounded by the scenic countryside of southwestern Morris County, Chester Library operates from a beautiful building that is within walking distance of a vibrant downtown. Chester is home to several local small businesses, as well as larger shops and dining. While the area provides easy access to major highways, nearby parks are home to hiking trails and other outdoor recreation activities.
About This Opportunity
The Chester Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Director to serve as an organizational and community leader of our joint municipal library. Our ideal candidate is energetic and resourceful, with strong interpersonal and fiscal management skills. Our new Director will prioritize outreach to new and existing residents, actively engage with the local business community, and oversee a redesign of our library space that is responsive to the needs of our community.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Employees must comply with the "New Jersey First Act," which requires residency in New Jersey.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full-time position with a minimum salary of $94,000 (salary negotiable based upon experience). Benefits include: paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave, health benefits, and enrollment in the PERS pension system.
For Further Information:
The Chester Library Board of Trustees has retained Library Crossroads Consulting to help with this important search. Please direct all inquiries to Library Crossroads: chesterlibrary [at] librarycrossroadsconsulting.com ().
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to chesterlibrary [at] librarycrossroadsconsulting.com (). Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is June 23, 2023.
|Franklin Lakes Public Library - Director Opening||May 25, 2023||
Library Director – Franklin Lakes Public Library
Franklin Lakes Public Library is a well-established library that is highly valued and integral to our
About Our Library
Our library provides intellectual and social value to our community. Residents enjoy our wide
The Franklin Lakes Public Library is a leading member of BCCLS (the Bergen County
Located in northwestern Bergen County, our library operates in a beautiful suburban setting,
About This Opportunity
The Franklin Lakes Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a forward-thinking Director to
● An ALA accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree.
Compensation and Benefits:
For Further Information:
The Franklin Lakes Library Board of Trustees has retained Library Crossroads, LLC to help with
|Jersey City Free Public Library - Youth Services Librarian I||May 25, 2023||
Four vacancies for Youth Services Librarian, and more!
See: https://www.jclibrary.org/about/employment-opportunities/ for details and aplication link.