Staff Librarian  (two positions available – one in Adult Services and one in Youth Services)

Full-Time: Annual Salary $59,041

Organizational Role

Provides reference and reader’s advisory services. Plans and schedules Library programs. Manages areas of the collection.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services.
  • Manages assigned area(s) of the collection, including selection and weeding.
  • Plans and schedules library programs.
  • May assist in the coordination of ESL services.
  • Cooperates with schools, businesses, and relevant community organizations for outreach services.
  • May supervise and train volunteers as necessary.
  • May serve as a Notary Public.
  • Assists customers in the use of the public catalog, computers, and copiers.
  • Provides formal and informal technology training when assigned.
  • Develops instructional tools such as bibliographies and research guides.
  • Promotes library services, programs, and resources.
  • May work collaboratively with School District on programs.
  • May participate in the writing and administration of grants and special projects.
  • Participates in Library and professional meetings, workshops, webinars, and other continuing education opportunities.
  • Works a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Presents and maintains a business-like appearance.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited library school.
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certificate.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in the following areas: flexibility, initiative, teamwork, and customer service.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly, courteously, and effectively in the English language.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and MS Office products, ILS software (SirsiDynix preferred), and the internet.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Linda Reynolds, Executive Assistant for Personnel, Old Bridge Public Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857 or lreynolds@oldbridgelibrary.org no later than October 25, 2021.

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