P-T Adult Services Librarian, Union City Public Library, Union City

The Union City Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Services Librarian whose responsibilities include but not limited to developing programming, providing reference services to a diverse community of patrons with different levels of literacy and/or technological abilities, and assisting patrons with basic computer tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively offering assistance in the informational needs of all ages, including computer support, reference, and readers advisory, with an emphasis on exceptional customer service
  • Planning, coordinating, executing, and evaluation programs that meet the interests and needs of adults in the community
  • Selecting and maintaining the adult print and non-print collections, with a focus on popular fiction, media, and electronic content
  • Interacting with community members in ways that aim to better understand the interests and needs of the community, and lead to improved programs and services
  • Representing the library at community events, supporting outreach and special projects
Qualifications/Requirements: 
  • Master's Degree in Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program
  • NJ Professional Librarian’s Certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in the following areas: customer service, providing reference and technology assistance, adult programming, collection development
  • Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively with library patrons and staff
  • Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable but not required
Job Application Deadline: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Hudson
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Public/Adult Services
How To Apply:: 

Please email a letter of interest, resumes and three references to Elena Tsomaeva, Library Director, at etsomaeva@uclibrary.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.