FT Children Services Librarian - Elizabeth Public Library

Civil Service Title:  Librarian I or II, Full-time

Primary Department:  Children Services

The Elizabeth Public Library seeks an energetic and self-motivated Children Services Librarian I or II for a full-time position. They will, under limited supervision, provide a variety of library services throughout our four-branch system, performing varied administrative and professional library work related to planning, organizing, and implementing the activities of the Children's Department, which serves patrons ranging in age from pre-school through grade 6.  
Must possess a broad understanding and appreciation of children’s literature, as gained through appropriate course work and/or experience.  Some supervisory experience required.    

Must possess a genuine affection for and understanding of children.

Duties include:

Must have significant knowledge of Children’s literature and be able to provide reference services to children, caregivers, and the general public
Assist in planning and implementing regularly scheduled programs for infants, and children from Pre-K through 6th grade
Assist with children’s collection development including ordering and weeding of children’s materials, both print and digital
Assist with creation and evaluation of new products and library services
Design publicity, including event flyers, brochures, posters, etc.
Assist with daily circulation transactions and technology troubleshooting
Work independently and in a collaborative environment
Participate in all library activities and services as needed

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

A Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master's Program in Library Science that is accepted by Thomas Edison State College.  The Elizabeth Public Library is a Union shop, and governed by Civil Service Commission provisions.

 

MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Union
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
Compensation: 
Hours: 35 hours a week, including two evenings and alternating Saturdays. Salary: $51,783 -$57,099, depending on experience. Excellent benefits package.
How To Apply:: 

Apply via email to aluck@elizpl.org