Librarian I, Children’s Services - Morris County Library

The Morris County Library in Whippany, NJ seeks a full-time, Children’s Services Librarian. This is a 35 hour per week position; including one evening per week and a Saturday rotation.

The candidate will have primary responsibility for providing children’s services – including reader’s advisory and programming - to patrons in a diverse community while also developing the library’s print collections. Team player must have good interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excellent public relations skills. The candidate should be prepared to be flexible with scheduling desk coverage and cross-training throughout the library. Knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology (including library automated systems, online reference resources, and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel) are expected.

The Morris County Library is a division of Morris County government and is a prominent member of M.A.I.N. (Morris Automated Information Network) Consortium.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 
Preferred: Previous experience working in the Children’s Department of a busy library.

The candidate must possess a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution and a NJ Librarian's Certification at the time of hiring. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Full job descriptions can be found on the State of NJ Civil Service Commission website. There is a 90 day probationary period. EOE/AA/ADA Employer.

 
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Morris
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
Compensation: 
Salary is $43,557 for this position and is negotiable depending upon experience. All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, health and pension benefits.
How To Apply:: 

Résumés may be submitted care of:
Heidi Peer, Personnel
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ 07981
email: hpeer@co.morris.nj.us
fax: (973) 285-6959