Library Job Openings

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UCNJ  is seeking  part-time Librarians. $32/hr February 23, 2024

UCNJ  is seeking  part-time Librarians. $32/hr. Please use this link to apply: https://ucc.peopleadmin.com/postings/9583

Librarian 1/Library Associate - Youth Services February 22, 2024

Position:  Librarian 1/Library Associate - Youth Services

Part Time:  20 - 25 hours per week

Compensation:  $27.05 per hour minimum for Librarian 1

                            $21.03 per hour minimum for Library Associate

The Gloucester County Library System is  seeking an energetic, service-oriented professional librarian or student enrolled in a library program, who is a youth-services generalist, to serve at the GCLS Mullica Hill Library.   The successful candidate will provide high-quality programming, collection development, and information services to the community.  GCLS seeks a youth services librarian with a passion for youth services and excellent customer service and communication skills.

This is a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) position.  The position will be located at the GCLS Mullica Hill Library, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ  08062.  Hours include daytime hours, (2) nights per week, and weekend hours.  This is a NJ Civil Service position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The position requires a Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.  Students enrolled in an ALA accredited MLS program, who are at least half way through the program will also be considered for a Library Associate title, and are encouraged to apply.  The possession of a valid license as a Professional Librarian in the State of NJ, issued by the Bureau of Teacher Certification, Thomas Edison State College is required for those with an MLS degree.  A minimum of (1) year experience working in a public library setting is preferred.  Grant writing is a plus.

Very strong customer service skills and interpersonal skills are required.  The successful candidate must be a team player who is able to positively interact with coworkers and the public.  Excellent communication, leadership, technical, project management and organizational skills are a must.

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement a variety of innovative, regularly scheduled, and special event youth services programming, with a focus on STEAM, maker movement, emerging technologies and other trends in youth services.
  • Have the ability to work well with people, either one-on-one or in a group setting.
  • Be responsible for collection development and maintenance of branch juvenile collections to meet the needs of the community and to keep the collection current.
  • Provide professional reference and reader's advisory service.
  • Provide outreach to local schools and build partnerships with the educational community.
  • Be responsible for building operations when required.
  • Assist customers using public computers and digital services.
  • Embrace new and emerging technology through exploration and self-directed learning.
  • Attend outreach events and programs as schedule allows.
  • Assist the Youth Services Department with the planning, preparation, and execution of the system wide programming initiatives (Summer Reading Program, Maker's Day, etc.)
  • Work within the Youth Services print, nonprint and program budget lines.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities such as conference, seminars, committees, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have the ability to accurately perform a considerable volume of duties, and to handle multiple activities and a variety of assignments.  The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to creatively resolve problems when necessary.

Experience using SirsiDynix ILS, Envisionware PC Reservation system, Library Market calendar/meeting room reservation, and Bibliotheca self-check system is desirable.  Experience in makerspace equipment such as 3D printers, virtual reality, animation studio, and other STEM related materials is also desired.

Job duties require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 pounds, and sufficient visual discrimination to be able to read spine labels.  The position may require travel between GCLS Branch libraries.  A valid NJ Driver's License is required.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check.

The position requires residency in the State of New Jersey.  If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year.  Applications from qualified residents of Gloucester County, NJ will have first consideration.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 1 is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07569.htm.  This is a non competitive title.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Library Associate is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/02288.htm.  This is a non competitive title.

Job Application Deadline:  March 8, 2024

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Carolyn S. Oldt Director, Gloucester County Library System, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ  08062 or email to coldt [at] gcls.org.

The Gloucester County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

           

Librarian 1/Library Associate - Youth Services February 22, 2024

Position:  Librarian 1/Library Associate - Youth Services

Location:  GCLS Greenwich Branch

Part Time:  20 - 25 hours per week

Compensation:  $27.05 per hour minimum for Librarian 1

                           $21.03 per hour minimum for Library Associate

The Gloucester County Library System is seeking an energetic, service-oriented professional librarian or student enrolled in a library program, who is a youth-services generalist, to serve at the GCLS Greenwich Library.  The successful candidate will provide high-quality programming, collection development, and information services to the community.  GCLS seeks a youth services librarian with a passion for youth services and excellent customer service and communication skills.  

This is a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) position.  The position will be located at the GCLS Greenwich Library 411 Swedesboro Road, Gibbstown, NJ  08027.  Hours include daytime hours, (1) night per week, and (1) Saturday per month.  This is a NJ Civil Service position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The position requires a Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.  Students enrolled in a ALA accredited MLS program, who are at least half way through the program will also be considered for a Library Associate title,, and are encouraged to apply.  The possession of a valid license as a Professional Librarian in the State of NJ, issued by the Bureau of Teacher Certification,  Thomas Edison State College is required for those with an MLS degree.  A minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a public library setting is preferred.  Grant writing is a plus.

Very strong customer services skills and interpersonal skills are required.  The successful candidate must be a team player who is able to positively interact with coworkers and the public.  Excellent communication, leadership, technical, project management and organizational skills are a must.

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement a variety of innovative, regularly scheduled, and special event youth services programming, with a focus on STEAM, maker movement, emerging technologies and other trends in youth services.
  • Have the ability to work well with people, either one-on-one or in a group setting.
  • Be responsible for collection development and maintenance of branch juvenile collections to meet the needs of the community and to keep the collection current.
  • Provide professional reference and reader's advisory service.
  • Provide outreach to local schools and build partnerships with the educational community.
  • Be responsible for building operations when required.
  • Assist customers using public computers and digital services.
  • Embrace new and emerging technology through exploration and self-directed learning.
  • Attend outreach events and programs as schedule allows.
  • Assist the Youth Services Department with the planning, preparation, and execution of the system wide programming initiatives (Summer Reading Program, Maker's Day, etc.)
  • Work within the Youth Services print, nonprint and program budget lines.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities such as conference, seminars, committees, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have the ability to accurately perform a considerable volume of duties, and to handle multiple activities and a variety of assignments.  the successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to creatively resolve problems when necessary.

Experience using SirsiDynix ILS, Envisionware PC Reservation system, Library Market calendar/meeting room reservation, and Bibliotheca self-check system is desirable.  Experience in makerspace equipment such as 3D printers, virtual reality, animation studio, and other STEM related materials is also desired.

Job duties require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 pounds, and sufficient visual discrimination to be able to read spine labels.  The position may require travel between GCLS Branch libraries.  A valid NJ Driver's License is required.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check.

The position requires residency in the State of New Jersey.  If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year.  Applications from qualified residents of Gloucester county, NJ will have first consideration.

The NJ Civil Services job description for Librarian 1 is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/075699.htm.  This is a non-competitive title.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Library Associate is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/02288.htm.  This is a non-competitive title.

Job Application deadline:  March 8, 2024

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:  Carolyn S. Oldt Director, Gloucester County Library System, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ  08062 or e-mail to coldt [at] gcls.org

The Gloucester County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Librarian 1, Trenton Free Public Library - Adult Services / Youth Services February 16, 2024

The Trenton Free Public Library is expanding our staff and we are seeking full-time and part-time Librarians for both Adult and Youth Services. With a dedicated staff, a new director, a new Head of Adult Services about to start and a renovation currently taking place in the Adult Services Room this is an excellent opportunity for collaborative, self-motivated candidates to join the team. The successful candidates should have strong customer service skills, show initiative, consideration, flexibility and efficiency. Seeking candidates who will bring new ideas, energy and innovation to the Trenton Free Public Library. 

Examples of duties may include but are not limited to: provide reference assistance to patrons including with technology, program planning, collection development, displays, creating promotional materials, outreach and communications, and/or readers advisory and other tasks as assigned. Other requirements include maintaining an awareness of trends in public libraries, continued professional development and active in professional organizations.

Full-time is 35-hours per week, part-time is 19 hours per week. Schedule includes one evening per week or two as needed, and Saturdays in rotation. 

An MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and a New Jersey Librarian’s Certification are required. A full job description can be found on the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission website. This title is covered under Civil Service rules and regulations and Union contract. The current salary range for the position is $60,757 - $71,963. New hires will be placed at the starting rate as per Union contract. 

FT employees get medical, dental, vision and participates in the NJ PERS retirement system. FT employees are entitled to sick, personal and vacation time, and are eligible to receive holiday pay according to contract. Part-timers are entitled to sick, vacation and personal time off but pro-rated and are entered in DCRP, retirement plan.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter stating your interest in the position, a resume and professional references to director [at] tfplibrary.org. ##

Part-time Young Adult Librarian February 14, 2024

Job Title: Part-time Young Adult Librarian

Organization: Linden Free Public Library

Location: Linden, NJ

Position Type: Part-time

Job Summary:

The Linden Free Public Library is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Part-time Young Adult Librarian to join our team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about providing library services to young people between the ages of 13-18; willing to travel off-site to local schools and community organizations to inform the community about library services; and dedicated to providing excellent customer service to all patrons.

This is a part-time, Civil Service (Librarian I), and Union position. The successful candidate will work approximately 25 hours a week. Scheduling is flexible, but the candidate will be required to work some evenings and Saturdays. Salary will be determined by Union contract, but will exceed NJLA minimum. Upon hiring, the candidate will be able to accrue prorated sick, personal and vacation time. Ample opportunities for professional growth will be offered.

About Us

The Linden Free Public Library serves a vibrant and diverse community of approximately 43,000 residents in Union County, NJ. We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds can come together to learn, study, and grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Senior Youth Services Librarian to design and present engaging library programs for middle and high school-aged children.
  • Conduct site visits at public and private middle and high schools within Linden, NJ to promote library services and programs.
  • Foster partnerships with local community groups that work with teens to enhance library services and outreach efforts.
  • Develop, catalog, and maintain a meaningful collection of young adult materials that align with the interests and needs of the target age group.
  • Provide assistance at the Children's or Reference Desks as needed, offering excellent customer service to library patrons.
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by library management.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.
  • Professional NJ Librarian certification.
  • Currently enrolled students in a Master's of Library Science program may apply but will be hired as a Library Intern.
  • Experience in library services, particularly in youth services, is preferred but not required.
  • Residency in New Jersey within one year of hiring as required by the NJ First Act.
  • Fluency in another language, especially Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Polish, is a plus.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Joshua Melissari, Interim Library Director at librarydirector [at] lindenpl.org. Please put, “YA Librarian” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to resumes received before February 29, 2024.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. 

The Linden Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Librarian 3 - Branch Manager/GCLS Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library February 14, 2024

Position:  Librarian 3 - Branch Manager

Full Time:  35 Hours per Week

Compensation:  $31.55 hourly minimum

The Gloucester County Library System is seeking a creative, innovative, service-oriented professional librarian, with a clear vision of dynamic 21st century library programs and services, to manage all aspects of the GCLS Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library, including programs, collections, services, and staff.

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) position.  The position will be located at the GCLS Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library, 1442 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, NJ  08085..  Hours for this position include four daytime hours (9:30-5), and one night (1:30-9) per week.  This is a Civil Service position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Very strong customer service skills and interpersonal skills are required.  The successful candidate must be a team player who is able to positively interact with coworkers and the public.  Excellent communication, leadership, project management and organizational skills are a must.

The position requires a Master's degree in Library or Information Science from and ALA accredited institution and possession of a valid license as a Professional Librarian in the State of NJ, issued by the Bureau of Teacher Certification, Thomas Edison State College.  A minimum of two years experience as a professional librarian is required.  Supervisory experience is preferred.

Benefit Package:

State Health benefit package includes family medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance.  Five (5) personal days annually.  Twelve (12) vacation days annually.  Fifteen (15) sick days annually.  Four (4) bereavement days annually.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the GCLS Margaret Dombrosky Swedesboro Public Library building operations and designated budget appropriations.
  • Train and supervise branch staff, manage staff schedules, conduct annual performance reviews, and prepare monthly narrative and statistical reports.
  • Oversee branch collection development and budget for the adult, juvenile and young adult fiction and nonfiction collections in all formats.  Select branch library material to meet the diverse needs of the community and to keep the collection current.  Supervise library material selection done by other branch staff.
  • Develop and implement a variety of innovative, regularly scheduled, and special event branch programming.  Include adult, youth and pre-school programming to meet the needs of the community.  Schedule library sponsored programs (book discussion groups, etc.)
  • Provide outreach to local schools and develop partnerships with the educational community.
  • Speak to community groups or organizations to expand community awareness of branch services and to provide enhanced program opportunities.
  • Serve on GCLS committees and committees of library and community-related organization whose efforts align with the GCLS's mission.
  • Serve as a member of the GCLS Management Team and the GCLS Disaster Response Team.
  • Provide professional reference, reader's advisory and technology assistance to the public.  Respond to the needs of patrons of all ages in an efficient, thorough and welcoming manner.
  • Expand professional knowledge by participation in regional, statewide, and/or national library organizations/associations.
  • Embrace new and emerging technology through exploration and self-directed learning.

Experience with SirsiDynix ILS, Envisionware PC Reservation system, Evanced calendar/meeting room reservations/summer reading software, Bibliotheca self-check system, Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite is desirable.

The successful candidate will have the ability to accurately perform a considerable volume of duties, and to handle multiple activities and a variety of assignments.  The successful candidate will  have excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to creatively resolve issues when necessary.

Job duties require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 pounds, and sufficient visual discrimination to be able to read spine labels.  The position may require travel between GCLS Branch libraries.  A valid NJ Driver's License if required.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check.  

The position requires residency in the State of New Jersey.  If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 3 is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/02820.htm.  This is a competitive title

Job Application Deadline:  March 8, 2024

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references to Carolyn S. Oldt, Director, Gloucester County Library System, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ  08062 or email to coldt [at] gcls.org.

The Gloucester County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Librarian 3 - Branch Manager/Glassboro February 14, 2024

Position:  Librarian 3 - Branch Manager

Full time:  35 Hours per Week

Compensation:  $31.55 hourly minimum

The Gloucester County Library System is seeking a creative, innovative, service-oriented professional librarian, with a clear vision of dynamic 21st century library programs and services, to manage all aspects of the GCLS Glassboro Library, including programs, collections, services, and staff.

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) position.  The position will be located at the GCLS Glassboro Library, 101 Rowan Boulevard, Glassboro, NJ  08028.  Hours for this position include four daytime hours (9:30-5), and one night (1:30-9) per week.  This is a NJ Civil Service position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Very strong customer service skills and interpersonal skills are required.  The successful candidate must be a team player who is able to positively interact with coworkers and the public.  Excellent communication, leadership, project management and organizational skills are a must.

The position requires a Master's degree in Library or Information Science from and ALA accredited institution and possession of a valid license as a Professional Librarian in the State of NJ, issued by the Bureau of Teacher Certification, Thomas Edison State College.  A minimum of two years of experience as a professional librarian is required.  Supervisory experience is preferred.

Benefit Package:

State Health benefit package includes family medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance.  Five (5) personal days annually.  Twelve (12) vacation days annually.  Fifteen (15) sick days annually.  Four (4) bereavement days annually.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the GCLS Glassboro Library building operations and designated budget appropriations.
  • Train and supervise branch staff, manage staff schedules, conduct annual performance reviews, and prepare monthly narrative and statistical reports.
  • Oversee branch collection development and budget for the adult, juvenile and young adult fiction and nonfiction collections in all formats.  Select branch library material to meet the diverse needs of the community and to keep the collection current.  Supervise library material selection done by other branch staff.
  • Develop and implement a variety of innovative, regularly scheduled, and special event branch programming.  Include adult, youth and pre-school programing to meet the needs of the community.  Schedule library sponsored programs (book discussion groups, etc.)
  • Provide outreach to local schools and develop partnerships with the educational community.
  • Speak to community groups or organizations to expand community awareness of branch services and to provide enhanced program opportunities.
  • Serve on GCLS committees and committees of library and community-related organizations whose efforts align with the GCLS's mission.
  • Serve as a member of the GCLS Management Team and the GCLS Disaster Response Team.
  • Provide professional reference, reader's advisory and technology assistance to the public.  Respond to the needs of patrons of all ages in an efficient, thorough and welcoming manner.
  • Expand professional knowledge by participation in regional, statewide and/or national library organizations/associations.
  • Embrace new and emerging technology through exploration and self-directed learning.

Experience with SirsiDynix ILS, Envisionware PC Reservation system, Evanced calendar/meeting room reservation/summer reading software, Bibliotheca self-check system, Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite is desirable.

The successful candidate will have the ability to accurately perform a considerable volume of duties, and to handle multiple activities and a variety of assignments.  The successful candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to creatively resolve issues when necessary.

Job duties require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 pounds, and sufficient visual discrimination to be able to read spine labels.  The position may require travel between GCLS Branch libraries.  A valid NJ Driver's License is required.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check.

The position requires residency in the State of New Jersey.  If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 3 is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/02820.htm.  this is a competitive title

Job Application Deadline:  March 8, 2024

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references to Carolyn S. Oldt, Director, Gloucester County Library System, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ  08062 or email to coldt [at] gcls.org..

The Gloucester County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.