P-T Teen Services Librarian, Piscataway Public Library, Westergard Branch,

The Teen Services Librarian, under supervision of the Associate Director, will work with the Teen Services department to help staff and program the dynamic teen spaces at our two locations. The position includes some all-ages reference responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Teen Services Librarians with programming and collection development
  • Prioritizing service to patrons in the teen spaces
  • Building relationships with teenage patrons
  • Exceptional customer service to all patrons
  • Information, reference, and readers advisory services
  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Requirements: 

An ALA accredited MLS (or equivalent) and NJ Public Librarian Certificate are preferred. Consideration will be given to currently enrolled MLS students.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with young people in grades 6-12, exceptional customer service, a strong knowledge of current computer technology, and the ability to collaborate in a team environment. 

Schedule:
The schedule for this position is 12-18 hours per week, including Tuesday evening 5:00-9:00pm, Friday afternoon 3:00-5:00pm, two additional weekday afternoons 2:00-5:00pm, and weekends on rotation. Opportunities for additional hours available on a substitute basis.

Job Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Notices: 
Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the "New Jersey First Act."
MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Middlesex
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Teen/YA Services
Compensation: 
This is a part-time position, with a minimum starting salary of $33.09 per hour with MLS and NJ Certification; $27.86 per hour for students currently enrolled in an MLS program.
How To Apply:: 

Email your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobapplications@piscatawaylibrary.org and include Teen Services Librarian in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2019. Only applicants invited for interviews should expect to be contacted.