Branch Manager (Librarian 3) - Sussex County Library System - Dorothy Henry Branch, Newton

Where is this? The Dorothy Henry Branch is located in the McAfee section of Vernon Township, with ready access Route 23 as well as outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. 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.

Who are we looking for? A professional librarian with 2+ years of experience in adult or youth services, with interests in supervising & 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.

Why should you apply? 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.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

Civil Service position (Librarian 3)—initial appointment provisional pending Civil Service procedure; 35 hours/week, including some nights & Saturdays; excellent benefits; ALA-accredited MLS required; minimum two years’ professional (post-MLS) library experience required; valid driver’s license required; supervisory experience helpful; must reside in, or relocate to, NJ in accordance with state law.

Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 10, 2019
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Sussex
Job Focus: 
Administration/Management
Public/Adult Services
Teen/YA Services
Youth Services
Compensation: 
Salary range begins at $55,753
How To Apply:: 

Resume & three professional references to kfreisinger@sussexcountylibrary.org or to Will Porter, Director, Sussex County Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860. Application deadline: June 10, 2019.