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Burlington County Library System- Full-Time Librarian 1, Bordentown Library Children's Department April 8, 2021

Title:  Librarian 1, Full-Time                                                                     

Salary: $48,075

Location: Bordentown Library, Children’s Department                                    

Open: April 7, 2021

                         

DESCRIPTION

 

The Bordentown Branch of the Burlington County Library System is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, service-oriented and self-motivated children’s librarian. Some examples of duties include: 

  • Design and implement creative in-house youth programming to foster a love of reading and learning including story times, crafts, and other activities.
  • Work closely with the school services librarian and outreach staff to promote library resources, programs and services with community partners. 
  • Participate in the Summer Reading Program, One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten and corresponding activities.
  • Provide outstanding customer service, reference, and readers’ advisory to all library customers.
  • Participate in professional conferences, seminars, and committees; read professional literature; attend and participate in staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

SCHEDULE

37.5 hours.  1 evening/week; 1 Saturday/month; 4 Sundays per year.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education: A master’s degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.

License: Obtain a valid NJ license as a Professional Librarian within six (6) months of appointment. Burlington County residents given preference.

 

WE OFFER

Medical, dental, prescription coverage, retirement program, group life insurance, deferred compensation, credit union, paid sick, vacation, personal, and holiday leave.

 

Submit a resume including job by via e-mail: jobs@bcls.lib.nj.us JOB# 06-21 by April 22, 2021

 

Mount Laurel Library - Library Assistant PT April 1, 2021

Title: Library Assistant (Part Time)            Salary: $13.00 an hour

Open: April 5, 2021

 

DESCRIPTION

  • Welcomes and serves all customers to the Mount Laurel Library
  • Happily assists customers in person and by phone and email answering questions, checking materials in/out; redirecting questions to the appropriate person to ensure world class customer service
  • Registers new borrowers for library cards and provides information on all the unique services offered by the Mount Laurel Library
  • Handles fines and fees and reconciles money
  • Runs daily circulation reports and library notices
  • Supervises circulation volunteers
  • Assists with building opening or closing procedures
  • Approaches challenging customer situations with a caring demeanor
  • Is a team member who welcomes and accepts input; seeks out advice on how to handle situations and supports team members by keeping them informed and offering help
  • Performs other duties as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic using numbers up to two decimal places.
  • Ability to perform extensive alphabetizing beyond the first letter of a word.
  • Ability to converse, speaking clearly, concisely, and courteously.
  • Ability to learn the Dewey Decimal system and other library filing systems
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and/or oral one­- or­ two-step instructions.
  • Ability to perform numerical filing beyond the initial digit of a sequence of figures.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the library.
  • Ability to push and pull library book trucks weighing in excess of 120 lbs.
  • Ability to carry up to 15 lbs. of library materials across the library
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to bend and stretch to reach high and low shelves
  • High school diploma
  • Ability to comply with all safety protocols including wearing a face mask and gloves

 

SCHEDULE (Once library fully reopens)

Week 1: Monday 5-9, Tuesday 3-9, Wednesday 3-9, Thursday 3-9, Friday 1-7

Week 2: Monday 3-9, Tuesday 5-9, Wednesday 9-1, Saturday 9-5, Sunday 11-5

Flexibility to cover additional shifts when needed preferred.

 

Position open until filled.

Submit cover letter and resume to Arlene Toussaint atoussaint@mountlaurellibrary.org

Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

 

Warren County Library - Library Assistant April 1, 2021

The Warren County Library has several full and part-time positions for Library Assistants at our Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown) and Southwest Branch (near Phillipsburg).    

Full-time position (35 hours) starting salary $23,620 plus benefits
Part-time position (21 hours)  starting wage $12.92 hour

Please indicate whether you are interested in working at the Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch or Southwest Branch and applying for a full or part-time job. 

How To Apply: 

If interested in this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Maureen Baker Wilkinson, Director. mbwilkinson@warrenlib.org.  Please use “Library Assistant”  in the email subject field   

 

Warren County Library - Makerspace Coordinator April 1, 2021

The Warren County Library seeks Librarian 1 or Library Associate for the position of Makerspace Coordinator in our Southwest Branch (near Phillipsburg, NJ).  This branch has a dedicated Makerspace, and we anticipate opening a second dedicated Makerspace in the next two years.

Warren County Library serves a population of 75,000 through its four branches. 

The successful candidate will be part of the Branch Services Team and provide in-person and Virtual programs and services for the library system.  The successful candidate will build on our successful Maker and STEAM programming and relationships with community groups and schools.  The candidate must be familiar with old and new technology and enjoy teaching all ages.

Minimum: Master’s degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association or BA

The onset salary for Library Associate is $36,641 and  Librarian 1 is $38,475.

How To Apply: 

If interested in this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Maureen Baker Wilkinson, Director. mbwilkinson@warrenlib.org.  Please use “Makerspace Coordinator”  in the email subject field. 

 

Warren County Library - Branch Manager April 1, 2021

The Warren County Library seeks a Librarian 4 with supervisory experience to manage our newest and busiest branch near Phillipsburg, NJ.   The Southwest Branch opened in 2018, has a dedicated makerspace and a children’s play area.  

Warren County Library serves a population of 75,000 through its four branches.  

The successful candidate will be part of the management team, share in the development of library policy, services, and collection. Our library system is committed to providing excellent customer service, growing relationships and partnerships in our community, and educating and inspiring through library programs.  While we retain our small-town friendliness, we also provide modern service options for self-service, assistance by text and chat, 3D printing, and digital resources.

Minimum: Master’s degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association.  A minimum of three years of library experience and supervisory experience is required.  This is a Civil Service position and requires a New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate.

Salary range is $$60,853-$64,177 and benefits

How To Apply: 

If interested in this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Maureen Baker Wilkinson, Director. mbwilkinson@warrenlib.org.  Please use “Librarian 4”  in the email subject field. 

 

 

 

Outreach Coordinator (full-time 2 year appointment) - Atlantic City Free Public Library March 30, 2021

Join the management team at the Atlantic City Free Public Library as the Outreach Coordinator and help provide responsive services to our vibrant and diverse community.

Definition:

Under the direction of the Head of Adult Services of the Library, performs oversight of the library Helpdesk and Learning Center services to library patrons; coordinates library outreach services; initiates new outreach services; performs related work as required.

Note:

The library intends for this position to focus on initiatives and grant programs towards assistance to community members seeking education, employment, finances, health and placement in social service programs offered by Atlantic City, Atlantic County and State Organizations.  The library is one of six libraries participating in the “Fresh Start @ Your Library” program. This position will be directly involved in social service intiatives taken on by the library.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree.
  • Ability to identify customizes, create and present innovative programs and services and integrate new technologies into library service.
  • Ability to provide instruction and technical expertise to library customers.
  • Experience supervising staff.

Preferred Skills:

  • Fluency in a language other than English, especially one or more of those spoken by a substantial portion of Atlantic City’s population, including Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Hindi and Gujarati.
  • Experience and facility in public speaking and meeting facilitation.
  • Experience with outreach and programming preferred.

Please note:

This is a two year appointment that may become permanent based on a number of factors including performance and library budgeting.

Salary: minimum $50,675 annually depending on experience,  35 hours a week. Schedule based on Library needs, schedule includes nights and weekends. The Library offers medical, dental and prescription benefits, vision plan, deferred compensation, paid sick, vacation, personal and holiday leave. This position will be open until filled.

Please send a cover letter, resume and the names of three references to Robert P. Rynkiewicz, Director, Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, J 08401; or email personnel@acfpl.org.

Branch Manager (Librarian 3+) - Gloucester Township-Blackwood Rotary Public Library, Blackwood March 29, 2021

Salary: $29.2216 per hour ($53,183.31 annual), 35 hours per week Schedule: Schedule based on Library needs, includes days, nights and weekends Job Posting Number and Closing Date: 004-21, applications are accepted until April 13, 2021 at 2pm The Camden County Library System is looking for a candidate that is able to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and deliver programs and services both virtually and in-person. The successful candidate will be creative, positive and passionate in finding ways to bring programs, services and materials to residents of Camden County. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Camden County Library System serves over 330,000 County residents. Our staff make customer service and community engagement a priority and strive to help communities reach their aspirations through library services. We strive to provide creative and innovative services and are guided by core values such as intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion. Our Library serves everyone in our communities and seeks to remove barriers to services and create a welcoming and safe environment. Description of Duties: The Camden County Library is seeking a dynamic, collaborative leader with demonstrated team building and management skills who will manage our Gloucester Township-Blackwood Rotary Branch Library and contribute to the success of the Library’s goals, strategic direction and vision. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Public Services, the Branch manager is responsible for all branch operations. Duties include but are not limited to supervision of branch staff, including scheduling, performance evaluations, coaching, discipline, training and development; preparing budget information; ensuring that the branch offers an array of programming for all ages both in person and virtually; developing and maintaining a diverse collection; working in cooperation with township officials regarding building issues; building relationships with educational and community agencies, and organizations; serving on senior management and other teams and system committees. Public service duties include answering in-depth and complex reference and readers’ advisory questions for all customers, resolving complex customer issues, serving on the circulation desk, assisting customers on the public computers and other related duties as required. May be scheduled at other branches as necessary. Education/Certification/Experience/ Requirements: A Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences 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 University and two years of librarian experience. Appointees may be required to possess a valid certification as a Professional Librarian issued by Thomas Edison State University and may be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position. Employment applications may be obtained on our website at www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-library Applications of current employees will be reviewed first, then, other applications will be reviewed in the following order: residents of Camden County, Contiguous County Residents, NJ State Residents. If the chosen applicant is a not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident to be appointed to the position within the timeframe designated by the Library, not to exceed one year. Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by April 13, 2021 at 2 PM and should be forwarded to: Camden County Library, Department of Human Resources 203 Laurel Road Voorhees, NJ 08043 or Fax: 856-772-2761 E-mail: humanresources@camdencountylibrary.org *Job Posting Number and position title must be in the subject line if sending via email. Failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered. The chosen candidate may be required to complete and pass a background and drug screening process. The Camden County Library System embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports patrons and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply. The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.

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