Librarian 1- Ocean County LIbrary - Jackson Branch

General Description: The Librarian 1 serves as part of the branch team in providing service to all customers, but may specialize in youth services, teen services, or information services. Under the direction of the Librarian 3, YS, the Librarian 1 plans, organizes, and evaluates programs in accordance with the Ocean County Library Mission, Goals, Standards, Diversity Plan, and Strategic Plan. This includes community outreach, participating in System-wide committees and initiatives, and attending staff or departmental meetings.

The Librarian 1 for Youth Services understands early childhood development, has a good rapport with children and caregivers, is familiar with classic and contemporary children’s literature, and provides programs for children and parents from birth through elementary school. The Librarian 1 provides outreach to students and teachers, gives book talks, and is able to generate excitement about reading and library services to customers.


•       A Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master’s program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
•       If you will earn your degree within 6 months from the closing date of this announcement, you will be considered eligible for a temporary appointment to the title of Library Associate until you are able to show proof of graduation.
•       A New Jersey Professional Librarian certificate (or ability to obtain one within 1 year of employment)
•       Mastery of the core competencies for librarians of the New Jersey Library Association

Job Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
$47,000 per annum Generous benefits package including NJ State Health Benefits plan, NJ State Pension, vacation and sick leave.
How To Apply:: 

Ocean County Library Employment Application Résumé Cover letter 
Send application packages to: 
Ocean County Library (Attn: A. Campbell, HR)
101 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753-7625 
or e-mail to:

Please direct all inquiries to Jennifer Doderer at 732-349-6200 extension 5428