Branch Manager (Librarian 3) – Sussex County Library System- Franklin Branch

The Franklin Branch is a small-town neighborhood library, well loved by the community it serves. It is one of six facilities in the Sussex County Library System, which is among the largest public library systems in New Jersey. The library system is entering a time of change & growth; we’re looking for great people to lead the way.

We're looking for a professional librarian with 2+ years of experience in adult or youth services, with interests in supervising and empowering staff, participating in a system-wide management team, & delighting library patrons. Bright, curious, friendly, versatile, service-oriented, leader—if you identify with these descriptors, we’re looking for you.

Management positions offering this combination of day-to-day autonomy & long-term institutional support can be tough to find in NJ. If you are interested in stepping into a management role, or are an experienced manager looking to take another step forward in a team environment rich with peers & colleagues for collaboration & consultation, this might well be just the opportunity for you. 


ALA-accredited MLS required; minimum two years’ professional (post-MLS) library experience required; valid driver’s license required; supervisory experience helpful.

Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 21, 2019
Civil Service position (Librarian 3)—initial appointment provisional pending Civil Service procedure; 35 hours/week, including some nights & Saturdays; must reside in, or relocate to, NJ in accordance with state law
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
Salary range begins at $55,753, with excellent benefits.
How To Apply:: 

Resume & contact info for three professional references to: or to Will Porter, Director, Sussex County Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860