PT Librarian 1 - Adult Services - Gloucester County Library System

Seeking an energetic, service-oriented professional librarian to fill a part time (21 hours per week) position.  GCLS seeks a librarian with excellent customer service and communication skills in additional to strong computer skills, including advanced knowledge of a wide variety of electronic databases and digital resources.  The position will be located at GCLS Mullica Hill Headquarters Library, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ.  Hours include some daytime hours, at least one (1) night per week, and weekend hours.  This is a NJ civil Service position.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

Requires a Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences from an ALA accredited institution and possession of a valid as a Professional Librarian in the State of NJ, issued by the Bureau of Teacher Certification, Thomas Edison State College.  A minimum of one year of experience working in a public library setting is preferred.  

Provide professional reference, reader's advisory, and technology assistance to the public.  Respond to the needs of patrons of all ages in an efficient, thorough and welcoming manner.  Participate in collection development and management as directed.  Asist with development of programs and workshops for library patrons. Have the ability to work well with people, either one-to-one or in a group setting. Be responsible for building operations during evening and/or weekend shifts and at other times when required.  Embrace new and emerging technology through exploration and self-directed learning. Be creative, energetic, and have a clear vision of dynamic 21st century library programs and services.  

Experience with SirsiDynix ILS, Envisionware PC reservation system, Evanced calendar/meeting room reservation software, 3M self-check system, google Apps and the Microsoft Office Suite is desirable.

Job duties require the ability to stand for extended periods, lift up to 50 lbs. and sufficient visual discrimination to be able to read spine labels.  The position may require travel between GCLS Branch libraries.  A valid NJ Driver's License I required.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check, including fingerprinting.  

Position requires residency in the State of New Jersey.  If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year.  Applications from qualified residents of Gloucester County, NJ will have first consideration.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 1 is available at http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07569.htm.  This is a non-competitive title.

Job Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Notices: 
The Gloucester County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Gloucester
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Compensation: 
$24.26 per hour
How To Apply:: 

Send cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references to:  Ralph Bingham, Director, Gloucester County Library System, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 or email to rbingham@gcls.org.