PT Librarian - Clifton Public Library

The Clifton Public Library (Passaic County) has a part time librarian opportunity in the Reference Department of its Main Memorial Library. We are looking for a service oriented professional with an MLS degree from an ALA accredited program and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate to join our team. Excellent communication skills and competency in the use and instruction of technology are a must. You will be providing outstanding reference, reader’s advisory and computer assistance to a diverse public. Bi-lingual skills are a plus.

The City of Clifton is civil service and this position is for the title of Librarian 1. Part time positions include paid sick and vacation hours. The salary starts at $23.68 an hour, commensurate with experience. Under the “New Jersey First Act,” new hires must reside in New Jersey within 1 year of starting.

The schedule alternates every other week and is as follows:
Week 1 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 pm (= 9 hrs)
Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 – 5:00pm (= 15 hrs)

Work assignments will also include time at our Allwood Branch. Our Main Library is generally open on Sundays during mid-January – May and October – mid-December. This provides an opportunity for extra work on separate, seasonal schedules if you choose to sign up.

The Clifton Public Library includes the Main Memorial Library and the recently renovated Allwood Branch. It serves a city population of over 84,000 and is a member of the PALS Plus automation consortium.


MLS from ALA accredited program and New Jersey Professional Librarian's Certificate
Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
How To Apply:: 
Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Sydel Cohen, Management Specialist in the Clifton Public Library Business Office, 292 Piaget Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011 or send by email to