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Full Time Youth Services Librarian

Employment opportunity:

    Full Time Youth Services Librarian

The Free Library of Monroe Township in Gloucester County seeks an entry-level energetic enthusiastic full-time librarian that is dedicated to providing educational, professional, cultural and recreational information and services. The Monroe Library is a small to medium-sized library with a close-knit staff hoping to procure a creative, inspired and dedicated librarian. The ideal candidate must be able to work with all age groups and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. A successful candidate will be proficient in utilizing standard reference materials and electronic resources as well as be able to assist users in using all types of technology including but not limited to PCs, tablets, e-books and social media.

The librarian chosen for this position will take on a role that involves developing and executing some educational, inspiring and fun Children’s/Young Adult programming. It is expected that they will participate in the Summer Reading Program and corresponding activities as well as develop community ties through outreach to local schools. The librarian will be expected to maintain the Children’s collection and various other assigned sections through acquisitions and weeding. The Monroe Library is looking for a librarian dedicated to marketing and promoting their programs by writing and designing eye-catching and innovative publicity including event flyers, promotional materials, signage, social media posts, and electronic newsletters.

The librarian should be a detail oriented person as they are to take on a role in Cataloging using SirsiDynix Symphony WorkFlows- the library will provide detailed training and instructions. Duties will include maintaining the catalog (add, delete, modify records) and attending consortium meetings as the library’s representative as well as staying abreast of all system changes.

The position includes 35 hours per week including some evening hours and alternating Saturdays.

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college.
NJ Librarian Certification.
New Jersey residency.

Notices: This is a Civil Service position. Appointment will be provisional pending Civil Service procedures.

Reiterate: YOU MUST HAVE A MASTER’S IN LIBRARY SCIENCE in order to be a Librarian. No exceptions.

Please send cover letter and resume to info@monroetpl.org