Librarian 1 - Youth Services or Young Adult Services, Ocean County Library, Toms River

Librarian 1 is an entry-level position, which moves into the classification of Librarian 2 upon the successful completion of one year’s employment. The Librarian 1 / Librarian 2 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, the Librarian 1 / Librarian 2 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 / Librarian 2 provides Reference and Readers’ Advisory services, speaks to groups and community organizations, and champions the Diversity Initiative for inclusive service to the public. The Librarian 1 / Librarian 2 maintains a popular, inviting collection, deselects worn, out of date, or unused items, and communicates with System Selectors to meet local collection needs. In addition, the Librarian 1 / Librarian 2 may provide database or other technology-related instruction to staff and public, singly or in groups.

MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Teen/YA Services
Youth Services