Library Director - Wanaque Public Library

The Wanaque Public Library is a small borough, with easy access to I-287, rich in local history.  Our Board of Trustees is searching for a new director, as our current leader is re-locating to another state.

Desired Skills:

•             Leadership with a team that works cooperatively and collectively to serve the public

•             Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word Press, Sirsi Dynix as the integrated library catalog

•             Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the public, Library Board and Borough Administration


Responsibilities will include:

•             Staff & volunteer management

•             Budget Development and Maintenance

•             Physical Plant/Building Maintenance

•             Collection development, with significant input from staff members

•             Liaison with Civil Service Commission


Applicant must have:

•             Master’s degree in Library\Information Science from an ALA accredited School

•             Supervisory or administrative experience, preferably in a public library environment

•             New Jersey State Professional Certificate

•             New Jersey Residency, as per the NJ First Act

•             Ability to lift up to 30lbs; sit, stand, bend, reach, walk

•             Must pass background check and fingerprinting test

Job Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public Relations/Marketing
Salary Commensurate with experience. Includes 3 weeks vacation and sick and personal time.
How To Apply:: 

Please send resume with 4 references (2 professional, 2 personal) to  attention, Kathy Riccardelli, Library Board President by March 15, 2019 Or to Mrs. Riccardelli, BP, Wanaque Public Library, 616 Ringwood Ave, Wanaque, NJ 07465