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TITLE POSTED DATE DESCRIPTIONS
Librarian 3 (Technical Services) - New Jersey State Library April 22, 2019

The New Jersey State Library is seeking a service-oriented librarian, with a strong commitment to information organization and access, to join the State Library Information Center’s Technical Services unit. Primary responsibilities include original and copy cataloging using Horizon, OCLC, MarcEdit and other tools as needed; creating authority records; and working with MARC metadata in all formats as needed to support the New Jersey State Library’s collections. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, uploading digitized items to the appropriate repositories, and adding and updating content on the Library’s web pages. The person in this position may also work with a team to develop research guides; create and present webinars, tutorials, and classes on library resources and services; conduct library tours; promote library services and collections; and participate in other special projects as assigned. This position involves working collaboratively with staff from other units.

The complete Notice of Vacancy may be viewed, and applications for this position accepted, at the TESU recruitment site.

Closing Date: May 6, 2019

Librarian 3 - New Jersey State Library April 22, 2019

The New Jersey State Library is seeking a dynamic, tech-savvy, detail-oriented reference librarian with a strong commitment to customer service to join the State Library Information Center.  The successful candidate will provide high quality reference services for the executive, judicial and legislative branches of state government; Thomas Edison State University staff, students and mentors; New Jersey libraries; and the public.  Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: compiling and digitizing specialized resources; assigning metadata; uploading digitized items to the appropriate repositories, adding and updating content to the Library’s web pages; developing research guides; providing technology assistance; creating and presenting webinars, tutorials and classes on resources and services; conducting library tours; promoting library services and collections; as well as collection responsibilities and special projects as assigned.  This position involves working collaboratively with staff from other units.

The complete Notice of Vacancy may be viewed, and applications for this position accepted, at the TESU recruitment site.

Closing Date: May 6, 2019

Library Assistant part time: April 22, 2019

Library Assistant Part time position available 

16-21 hrs. per week.

Contact Karen Klepeis @ 973-839-4434.

Architecture, Art and Design Librarian April 15, 2019

Architecture, Art and Design Librarian

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology Libraries seeks applications for a full-time, 12-month, and non-tenure track position of Architecture, Art and Design Librarian at a branch library located within the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), starting June 3, 2019. The ideal candidate should be an energetic, self-motivated and service-oriented individual to work in a multitasking, fast-paced, challenging and open work environment. The successful candidate will be delivering services to students and faculty in architecture, art, and design disciplines.

 

Position Summary:

The Architecture, Art & Design Librarian is responsible for the Littman Library during the closing shift and in the absence of the Director. The AAD Librarian will work closely with students, faculty, staff and other librarians to assist in digital projects and services initiated by the Littman Library, will develop and promote educational materials and collections, and instructional sessions and programs. The Librarian will plan and implement workflows, including strategies to manage digital assets, and advise students with best practices for preserving digital scholarship. Typical work schedule: Fall and spring semesters: Monday to Thursday, 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Summer sessions and between semester hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Occasional weekends such as open houses or special events.

 

Qualifications:

  1. An accredited MLS/MLIS/MSLS degree. A second master’s degree in architecture or visual arts and working experience in a library, architecture or design firm is preferred.
  2. Two years of demonstrated experience using digital exhibition software such as Omeka and understanding of digital preservation best practices; experience working with content management systems and web authoring tools such as Adobe Suite, Drupal, and Canvas preferred.
  3. Two years of experience with metadata standards such as Dublin Core, MARC and controlled vocabularies.
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills, with strong service orientation; must have initiative, attention to detail, be able to work independently and as part of a team, and remain flexible in a fast-paced, time sensitive, multitasking environment with frequently changing priorities.
  5. Two years staff supervision experience; and the ability to delegate tasks and effectively manage workflows for support staff, and student and graduate assistants.
  6. One year experience managing print serials, maintaining serial controls and submitting claims.
  7. Aptitude for teaching and developing instructional content, for both in-person and online instruction.

 

Application Procedure:

For more information, please visit http://jobs.njit.edu and search for posting req1210 where a detailed job description and qualifications are posted or click here to go directly to the job posting.

 

Applicants interested in applying must submit the following documents online: 1) Resume/CV, 2) Cover Letter, 3) Contact information for three professional references.

 

Review of applications will begin on April 25, 2019 and continue until a candidate is selected.

Branch Manager--Montclair Public Library Bellevue Avenue Branch April 12, 2019

The Montclair Public Library seeks a qualified and dedicated Librarian to serve as Branch Manager of the Bellevue Avenue Branch.  The selected candidate will:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all users
  • Manage the day to day operations of the Bellevue Avenue Branch
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate staff and volunteers
  • Work closely with other Library departments to develop and implement programming, with a particular emphasis on middle grades
  • Publicize and promote the Library and its services, especially newly expanded hours
  • Assist with collection development and maintenance in concert with the Collections and Materials Services department
  • Report and monitor building maintenance and repair issues to the Facilities and Security Department
  • Communicate technology and computer issues to appropriate staff
  • Interface with local community groups and schools to provide outreach supporting the mission of the library

The above list is not exhaustive or comprehensive, but serves a representative sample of job duties. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

As one of the busiest municipal libraries in the state enthusiasm, energy, and excitement are a must for staff members.

Residency in the State of New Jersey will be required in accordance with New Jersey Revised Statutes § 52:14-7.

Please note: the 105 year old National Register of Historic Places listed Carnegie building is not ADA accessible.  

 

Qualifications

A Master's Degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association along with a minimum of two (2) years library experience and a minimum of one (1) year in a supervisory or administrative capacity of a library public service department (these may be concurrent) is required for this position.  Experiences with youth or children's librarianship is a plus.

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Annual salary beginning at $60,759 depending on qualifications.
  • Generous benefits package including Health Insurance, Dental coverage, a 403(b) savings plan, life insurance, and participation in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
  • Paid public holidays, and generous paid vacation and sick time.
  • Participation in NJLA, PLA, and ALA is encouraged and subsidized.

Applications are accepted online at montclairlibrary.org/jobs through April 26, 2019.

Montclair Public Library is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and actively recruits persons from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to enhance service to its diverse community.  It is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veterans’ status or disabled veterans’ status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

 

Youth Service Librarian April 9, 2019

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating all children and young adult services and activities. 

 

The ideal candidate will provide friendly, high quality customer service to library patrons and has an in-depth knowledge of children’s and teen literature with the ability to provide high quality readers advisory. They create and execute programs under the direction of the Head of Youth Services and participate in executing department initiatives and programs.

 

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing statistical reports on departmental activities and use, maintaining the collection budget for JUV/YA materials, staying current on new developments in the library field (particularly with regard to children’s and teen services), providing reference assistance to patrons of all ages, and writing the annual report on youth services.

 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, and forward thinking.  Strong knowledge of literacy, child development, and literature for children and teens are vital in this role.  S/he will be comfortable planning programs that encourage children to read and sharing literacy tips with parents.  Strong organizational skills, program management skills, and a sense of humor are essential.  Knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology (including library automated systems, online reference resources, and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel) are required.

 

Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLS or MLIS or a Professional Librarian’s certificate issued by Thomas Edison State College or the New Jersey Dept. of Education or equivalent state certification and eligibility for NJ certification

Current MLS/MLIS students with prior public library experience will be considered. 

Knowledge of, and aptitude for, utilizing computers with Microsoft Office products and other technologies.

Candidates must possess knowledge of current youth services standards and practices as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Ability to work flexible hours, including days, nights and weekends.

The ability to work independently and be self-directed.

Manage detail, set priorities, meet deadlines, work quickly and accurately, follow directions, and maintain confidentiality.

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments in a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge of media relations, social networking tools and marketing.

High level of interpersonal and organizational skills necessary for working with a number of constituents including library staff, trustees, volunteers, vendors, community and corporate groups, and the general public.

Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and means of transportation to fulfill job duties in New Jersey and surrounding areas.

Salary Range: $21-$25

Hours: 25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends as required.  This position has the potential to become full-time.

 

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

Speak fluent Spanish and/or Vietnamese

 

To Apply: Submit cover letter, and resume in PDF format to Library Director, Tanya Finney Estrada via email at director@pennsaukenlibrary.org 

Make sure you add “Youth Services Librarian” to the subject line.

Open until filled but applications received by June 1st will be given priority.

Pennsauken Township residents given preference.

For more information you can call (856)665-5959

 

Program & Outreach Coordinator ( Part-time) April 9, 2019

The Pennsauken Free Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative individual for our new position of Program & Outreach Coordinator. This person will work collaboratively and individually to market and promote the Library's programs, collections, activities and mission, and to reach out to the community to bring in new patrons and create beneficial partnerships with other groups and agencies in Pennsauken and surrounding area.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Develop and oversee a coordinated and cohesive marketing strategy
  • Coordinate social media and public relations efforts
  • Write and distribute the Library newsletter and email announcements
  • Assist in the design of a cohesive style guide for marketing materials
  • Assist in grant-writing
  • Design posters, fliers, handouts, mailings and more
  • Oversee the in-library digital display
  • Write press releases and promotional items
  • Contribute to the library website
  • Be part of the Adult and Youth Services programming planning team
  • Identify potential community partnerships
  • Analyze program attendance and share findings
  • Conduct polls, surveys and questionnaires
  • Conduct outreach events
  • Help identify non-users

Qualifications:

4 year degree preferred.

Minimum years’ experience in marketing, communications or related field and/or in a library setting.

Knowledge of, and aptitude for, utilizing computers with Microsoft Office products and other technologies.

Superior oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work flexible hours, including days, nights and weekends.

The ability to work independently and be self-directed.

Manage detail, set priorities, meet deadlines, work quickly and accurately, follow directions, and maintain confidentiality.

 

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments in a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge of media relations, social networking tools and marketing.

High level of interpersonal and organizational skills necessary for working with a number of constituents including library staff, trustees, volunteers, independent contractors vendors, community and corporate groups, and the general public.

Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and means of transportation to fulfill job duties in New Jersey and surrounding areas.

 

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related subject required; MLS or MLS candidate a bonus.

Excellent skills in graphic design; and experience with Canva, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Constant Contact and any other graphic design tool.

Speak fluent Spanish and/or Vietnamese

Salary Range: $21-$25
Hours: 25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends as required

To Apply: Submit cover letter, and resume in PDF format to Library Director, Tanya Finney Estrada via email at director@pennsaukenlibrary.org 

Make sure you add “Program & Outreach Coordinator” to the subject line.

Open until filled but applications received by June 1st will be given priority.

Pennsauken Township residents given preference.

For more information you can call (856)665-5959

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