Information and Digital Services Librarian, Hoboken Public Library, Hoboken

The Hoboken Public Library seeks a Full Time Reference Librarian. Responsibilities include general reference duties and assistance with collection development, specifically the adult nonfiction collection.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Answering Reference Questions both in person and via email
  • Overseeing the Information and Digital Services Staff as needed
  • Conducting tours of Information and Digital Services Department for school groups
  • Collection Development and Weeding of Adult Nonfiction
  • Working with a team of the librarians on library information and digital resources
  • Assisting with Collection Development of Media and Spanish Language Collection
  • Assisting with Linking and Weeding of Periodicals
  • Assisting with the development of reference and digital resources
  • Proctoring exams for Hoboken Residents
  • Assisting patrons with computer sign in, faxing, scanning, and copying
  • Assisting with computer/technology questions 

Candidate must possess a MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate school and have a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate. At least one evening per week and weekend hours including some Saturday and Sundays are required. 

Also the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • A passion for and ability to serve people of diverse backgrounds
  • Desire to work in a team-centered environment; the flexibility to assist other departments as needed
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Polaris Leap a plus
  • Spanish language skills would be helpful but are not required
Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, September 23, 2019
Civil Service Position. NJ Residency Required.
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
Salary commensurate with experience, meets NJLA minimum salary guidelines. Full benefits package. Civil Service Position. NJ Residency Required.
How To Apply:: 

Please submit resume and list of three references via email to: