Library Job Openings

Part Time Senior Library Assistant - Outreach March 18, 2024

The Monroe Township Public Library seeks an enthusiastic candidate with strong customer service skills to work with the Outreach Department. Candidates will be required to drive all Outreach vehicles including 28’ Bookmobile and Ford Transit Van.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Circulating materials in an automated system
  • Driving the Library’s Outreach vehicles including 28’ Bookmobile and Ford Transit van 
  • Filling book requests for the Library’s At Home Services and Bookmobile Departments
  • Selecting materials to be delivered to At Home Services patrons using readers’ advisory skills
  • Assist with At Home Services home deliveries and Bookmobile stops
  • Loading and unloading materials for deliveries
  • Attend and assist at Bookmobile and Library events
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position in this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.


  • Valid New Jersey Driver License with clean driving record and prior driving experience (CDL not required)
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time
  • Working knowledge of basic computer functions
  • Ability to lift and carry loads of several books in carrying totes, and push or pull a book cart
  • Candidate should expect 3 to 4 hours of driving during a normal part-time shift 
  • Must be able to work with all age populations
  • Ability to climb and descend steps while loading and unloading materials weighing up to 50 lbs

Education and Experience

  • A BA/BS degree
  • Demonstration of positive attitude for community with the public and working as part of a team
  • Computer skills, including the ability to learn routine operations of computer equipment related to Library services
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Strong customer service skills and a passion for Library service

Hours: Up to 19.5 Hours per week

Regularly scheduled hours: 

Tuesday 9AM-2PM, Thursday 9AM -2PM Friday 9AM-5PM

Occasional nights and weekends required

Starting salary: $28.76 per hour 

Apply by sending resume and cover letter to  jobs [at] Please include Senior Library Assistant Outreach Part-Time in the subject line. Deadline to apply is April 5th, 2024.

Digital Librarian, Librarian 1 or 2, Camden County Library System March 18, 2024

Job Title:              Librarian 1 OR Librarian 2, Digital Librarian                            Job Posting 016-24
                              *Title dependent on experience 
                              Recent 2023/2024 MLS or MLIS graduates encouraged to apply.

Location:              M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch, Adult Services Dept., Voorhees 

Salary:                    $25.5158 per hour ($46,438.76 annually-Librarian 1)
                                 $26.7909 per hour ($48,759.43 annually-Librarian 2)

Schedule:             35 hours per week - Based on library needs and will include days, evenings & weekends

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.  

The Camden County Library System is seeking a librarian with strong computer training skills to provide classes in the Ferry Avenue Branch’s newly created Digital Literacy Classroom. This project was supported in full with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the New Jersey State Library.   

Duties include but are not limited to: 

-providing adult reference services in person, by phone and via email; 

-instructing library customers how to use our catalog, databases, digital content and services; 

-collection development including purchasing, weeding, and upkeep of the assigned collection area

-developing, scheduling, and conducting a variety of in person and virtual programs for adults including creating and teaching computer training classes 

-community outreach

-assisting at the circulation desk or computer lab as needed
-performing other related duties as assigned

-may act as the Person-in-Charge of the branch or scheduled at other Library branches based on need

Education/Certification/Experience/ Requirements:

Librarian 1 requires: 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 College.  

Librarian 2 requires: One year of full time equivalent professional librarian experience as well as the requirements listed above. *Must posses a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate or obtain the certificate upon hiring. 

Employment applications may be obtained on our website and should be directly uploaded at: 

Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by April 12, 2024 at 2 PM.

The Camden County Library System complies with the New Jersey First Act.

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.

East Brunswick Library Information Technology Supervisor March 15, 2024


East Brunswick Public Library

Information Technology Supervisor

Information Technology 

Salaried Full time (101)


35 hours per week, including a minimum of 12 to 16 weekend shifts per year and 1 evening shift per week.


East Brunswick Public Library is looking for an Information Technology Supervisor to join our team. The candidate will work with the IT Manager of technology and related matters. Information Technology Supervisor will also manage the library local area network (LAN), firewall, routers, switches, wireless network, servers, PCs, printers and related equipment; configures and optimizes the network, diagnoses and resolves network, software and hardware problems


IT Supervisor Responsibilities:

·         Analyzing existing computer systems and making recommendations for upgrades and improvements.

·         Developing and overseeing the installation of projects, which include software and hardware.

·         Performing tests and troubleshooting, as well as quality assurance.

·         Implementing data recovery plans.

·         Collaborating with other departments and vendors in the development of IT systems.

·         Ensuring all installations, maintenance, and upgrades are completed.

·         Delegating tasks and developing budgets and work schedules.

·         Staying up-to-date with technology and ensuring the team receives refresher training as well.

·         Managing part time staff hours.

·         Contributing to purchasing and budget IT assets.


Information Technology Supervisor must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, or certification as a CCNA; and a minimum of two years’ experience in administering a local area network.

Supervisory or leadership experience preferred.


$65,000 to $75,000 depending on qualifications and experience




Alpesh Shah, Information Technology Manager


By 5:00 pm Friday, April 12th 2024. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Send resume and cover letter to ashah [at] 


1. Internal Posting


3. Township Personnel 


5. LMxAC

6. LibraryLinkNJ


Information Assistant March 14, 2024


The Parsippany Library is seeking two Information Assistants to join the Information Services Department at the Main Library and the Lake Hiawatha Branch. Primary responsibilities include staffing the Information Services desk while providing support to patrons in person and over the phone with questions regarding library materials, technology, devices, equipment, etc. The Information Assistant will also coordinate group and individual study room bookings and appointments. 

About the Library: The Parsippany Library serves a population of 56,000 with a Main Library and two branches. Located in Morris County, NJ, Parsippany is a vibrant and diverse community which has often been recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Title: Information Assistant (Civil Service Title: Library Associate)

Location: Main Library 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Department: Information Services

Supervisor: Head of Information Services

Salary: $20.00/hour, including sick, vacation, and holiday pay according to the Library’s policies.

Schedule: Main Library: Mondays-Tuesdays 9-5pm; Wednesdays 1-9pm; Fridays and rotating Saturdays 9-5pm. Lake Hiawatha: Monday-Tuesdays 6-9pm; every other Saturday 9-5pm. 

To apply: please submit a completed application (found on our website) along with a resume to Melanie.allerdings [at] by 3/28/2024. Please indicate which location/schedule you prefer on application. No phone calls please. 


Information Assistant Job Description:

Job Duties:

  • Greet patrons in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Assist patrons with questions or concerns regarding the library’s catalog, materials, online resources, and events.
  • Assist patrons with computer questions, faxing, photocopying, and scanning.
  • Answer non-research ready-reference questions using the Internet, library catalog, and other resources; conduct preliminary reference interviews on research and other specialty requests and refer requests to the appropriate professional librarian.
  • Manage the booking of study rooms, including unlocking the door for patrons during their scheduled times. 
  • Provide notary service (training to be provided) and schedule notary appointments. 
  • Assist with other departments and duties as assigned. 
  • Enforce Library rules of conduct and policies with patrons.
  • Library experience or experience with MAIN a plus.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Customer service experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with library staff and patrons in person and in writing.
  • Capacity to teach and instruct others on proper use of library equipment and services. 

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of computers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, Microsoft Office, web browsers, wireless networks, and online systems and catalogs. 
  • New Jersey residency requirement: “New Jersey First Act”, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70). 
  • Daytime, evening, and Saturday hours required.
  • Ability to perform the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Able to sit, stand, bend, kneel, climb, push, and pull. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Assistant Library Director March 13, 2024

Do what you love and make a difference in a library where you can make things happen.  Library of the Chathams invites imaginative, enthusiastic and collaborative Librarians with a robust sense of humor to apply for our Assistant Library Director position. 

Success in this position is being an approachable relationship-builder who easily develops trust and rapport, and maintains effective communications with the staff, public, government partners, community organizations, groups, and individuals to promote positive public relations.

Our Library is different from municipal libraries. We are a joint library serving the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township. Being a joint library brings the opportunity to learn administration operations and functions that are normally only provided to town administrators and mayors.

You will have overarching responsibilities for the day-to-day running of the library.  Facing difficult situations, making decisions and doing what it takes to support and empower the staff while ensuring a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone is quintessential.

The position comes with participation in the State Health Benefit program, enrollment in PERS, paid vacation, sick and personal days, and holidays. You will have support for continued learning and a starting salary in the $90’s.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in library science and three (3) years of library experience including work in a public service area required with at least one (1) year of experience in a supervisory capacity in any industry. Proven record of administrative competence, ability to meet deadlines, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get a job done.

Full position description at:

Please email your confidential resume to Director Karen Brodsky at apply [at] 


Head of Youth Services - Bergenfield Public Library March 13, 2024

The Bergenfield Public Library seeks a friendly, energetic and motivated individual to manage its Youth Services Department.  If you love working with kids, tweens and teens, value a supportive team environment where creative ideas are welcomed and want to make a profound difference in a diverse town, this is the opportunity for you!

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise a staff of 5 to include annual performance evaluations, recruitment, training and scheduling
  • Create, plan, and implement children & teen programs, Summer and Winter Reading Programs, story times and special events
  • Curate, purchase and maintain all juvenile and young adult print and media collections
  • Represent the Library at Borough events and expand partnerships with the schools, municipality and other appropriate organizations
  • Provide assistance and readers advisory to children, caregivers, homeschoolers and educators
  • Encourage digital literacy and provide age-appropriate technology instruction to children and teens
  • Attend workshops for continuing education, learning about library trends and emerging technologies
  • Participation in the Passport Agent Acceptance rotation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program
  • Two years’ experience as a public services librarian including supervisory responsibilities
  • Demonstrated capacity to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Individuals who speak multiple languages are strongly encouraged to apply


  • Ability to work independently and manage numerous diverse tasks
  • Strong technology skills and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Passion for and ability to serve people of diverse backgrounds
  • Desire to work in a team-centered environment

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience with full benefits and generous paid time off package. This is a union and civil service position and is subject to provisional appointment.

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

If hired, the applicant must be in compliance with the residency requirements of the New Jersey First Act within one year of the date of hire and must participate in the NJ PERS retirement system.

Send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Allison Ballo, Director, at aballo [at]   Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

PT Library Assistant--Adult Services March 8, 2024


125 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

PRIMARY DEPARTMENT:         Reference/Passport Program


STARTING SALARY:        $16.00 - $20.00 per hour, commensurate with experience 

EDUCATION:                    BA required. Library experience a plus. 

HOURS:                            18 hrs./week. Mon: 8:30 am-2:30 pm; Wed: 3-9 pm; Alternate Saturdays: 9 am-3 pm


The Ridgewood Public Library seeks a dynamic individual to provide outstanding reference help and customer service at the Reference Desk and work with the team to plan and manage the library’s new passport program. 


  • Excellent customer service. Helpful, courteous and energetic. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Technology skills


  • Provides reference help and customer service on the Reference Desk. 
  • Manages appointments and processing for passport program

Perform other duties as required.                                            

For Employment Application, please visit or the Reference Desk. 

Please send the following three (3) REQUIRED documents: (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume and 
(3) Employment Application to: Victoria Hilditch, Adult Services Supervising Librarian: vhilditch [at] 

Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  The selected candidate will be required to successfully pass Civil Service testing and requirements.  The Ridgewood Public Library hires under NJDOP and EOE Guidelines.