PT Youth Services Librarian - Roselle Park Veterans Memorial LIbrary

The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library, located in the Borough of Roselle Park, NJ, is seeking a dynamic, friendly, and detail-oriented Part-Time Youth Services Librarian to join our library. The ideal candidate should be personable and self-motivated, with excellent communication, customer service, and technology skills. Must be a team player.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

•             Provide storytime, summer reading program, and programming throughout the year.

•             Responsible for ordering, cataloging, and collection maintenance.

•             Promote library programs via social media and outreach.

•             Assist with programming, displays, flyers, and other publicity materials.

•             Troubleshoot patron issues and provide reference services.

•             Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Abilities:

       

•             Must have knowledge of children’s and youth services literature and programming.

•             Must possess expertise in Microsoft Office, social media, and proficiency with digital apps.

•             Maintain working relationships with community organizations, the public, and colleagues.

•             Learn the library’s automated circulation system, policies, and procedures.

•             Bend, reach, and lift up to 40 lbs.

•             Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.  Proficiency in Spanish preferred.

Work schedule will include: Four days a week and one Saturday a month for a total of 25 hours a week. Additional hours possible to cover other shifts when needed.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

•             MLS is preferred, but current MLIS students will also be considered. 

•             Prior experience in youth services is preferred, but not required.

•             Computer expertise with email, search engines, Windows and Microsoft, and social media.

•             Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

•             Familiarity with SirsiDynix system preferred, but training will be provided.

•             General knowledge of library policies, procedures, and practices a plus.

Notices: 
Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the “NJ First Act.”
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Union
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Youth Services
Compensation: 
$29.03 per hour
How To Apply:: 

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Audra Osorio, Library Director, 404 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park, NJ 07204 or aosorio@rosellepark.net.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a reference check, and approval by the Library Board of Trustees. Position is open until filled. Please Note: The Library will only contact candidates they wish to interview.