PT Librarian or Library Associate - Union Public Library

The Union Public Library is seeking a part-time Librarian or Library Associate to fill a position in the Adult Services Department (up to 18 hours/week). Incumbent will be responsible for assisting patrons with a number of issues ranging from computer assistance, locating and utilizing information and library resources, inter-library loan requests, in addition to assigned tasks by the department supervisor. Schedule includes working at least one evening per week and up to two Saturdays per month.

A sample of duties includes:
• Provide accurate, friendly reference service and readers advisory to patrons of all ages utilizing the online catalog, books, reference sources, bibliographies, library databases and the Internet.
• Must be able to assist patrons with basic technology questions.
• Must be able to handle patron concerns and complaints with an emphasis on good customer service.
• Stays well-informed of current trends in libraries.
• Upholds library policies.



• MLS or equivalent deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College required, (Librarian). BA/BS required for Library Associate.
• At least one year of experience in comparable position (Library Associate).
• Ability to handle the pressures of timelines with good humor and patience.
• Ability to deliver excellent customer service both to patrons and other staff members.
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently.


Job Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 19, 2018
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
Salary meets the NJLA minimum. Union Township Library is a civil service and union represented library.
How To Apply:: 

Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references to:

Karen O’Malley
Library Director