PT Librarian ( Sundays) - Two Positions - Millburn Public Library

The Millburn Free Public Library invites applications to fill two part-time librarian positions in our Information Services Department.  Work will be primarily in the Children’s Department with occasional hours in other public service areas of the library.  Reports to the Head of Information Services. 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

Duties include:

•    Reference service to visitors of all ages (primarily children).
•    Develop and conduct library programs.   
•    Collection management (selecting new materials, weeding, collection maintenance).
•    Interpret and enforce library policy in situations relevant to the position, with tact and aplomb.
•    Provide excellent customer service under all circumstances.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

•    MLS / MLIS degree.  Candidate must possess or be eligible for a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certificate.  
•    Excellent customer service, teamwork and technology skills.  
•    Excellent listening skills.
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Fluency in English.
•    Comfortable working with patrons of all ages.
•    Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a part of a group.  
•    Ability to follow directions and procedures, with accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Stay informed of professional trends and developments.  
•    Able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, stand and ambulate as needed, as relevant to the position.  Daily tasks require lifting, carrying, moving and manipulating books and other library material as well as pushing a loaded cart full of books.*
•    Creativity, flexibility and sense of humor.

Preferred:

•    Previous successful experience as a children’s librarian in a public library.

Recent MLS / MLIS graduates are welcome to apply. 

MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Essex
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Youth Services
Compensation: 
$33.30 per hour.
How To Apply:: 

E-mail cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to jobs@millburnlibrary.org. Documents must be sent as a Word or PDF attachment ONLY.  Use the subject line pt-sunday-lib-2019.  No phone calls. No faxes.

The library will only contact candidates they wish to interview.  

The Millburn Free Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.  

Applications received by 4:30 p.m. on Wed 2/20/2019 will be given first preference.  The anticipated start date is in March.   

* Persons with physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.  If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.