P-T Library Technician, Somerset County Library System, North Plainfield branch

 (Job ID# 2019-18)

Essential Functions of the Job:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing direct patron service at the public service desk; performing off-desk responsibilities; assisting with maintaining and promoting library collection; performing other library-related tasks as assigned by supervisor or branch manager.


Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Our vision is to work together to enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ is comprised of 10 branch locations and 2 reading stations. For more information, visit SCLSNJ.org.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent; some college or technical school coursework, one year of related customer service or library experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities; reliable transportation to attend training, meetings, or other assigned duties at other branches or off-site locations as required. 


Bilingual English/Spanish.

Physical Demands:

Reading materials and providing verbal assistance to library users in English; manual dexterity to handle books, software, and a variety of other media formats; intermittent sitting, standing, and walking; occasional bending, reaching, and stooping; lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 lbs.; pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes; distance vision sufficient to distinguish people or objects under a variety of light conditions; vision sufficient to view computer screens and spine labels under a variety of light conditions.

Job Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 19, 2019
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
$15.87 (negotiable depending upon experience and qualifications); Up to 20 hours per week Since the library is open days and evenings, schedules may vary; including one evening per week; two Saturdays per month; Sunday rotation; some holidays; schedule subject to change with notice
How To Apply:: 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and SCLSNJ application to jobs@sclibnj.org. The SCLSNJ application can be found on our website at SCLSNJ.org/about/work-at-sclsnj. Please include job ID# in all application materials. (Job ID# 2019-18)