Youth Services Librarian - Long Hill Township Free Public Library

Located in Morris County, New Jersey, and part of the Morris Automated Information Network, the Long Hill Library serves its constituent towns of Gillette, Meyersville, Millington and Stirling, as well as the surrounding local communities. Serving patrons and their families from newborns through high school students, the bustling Youth Services Department offers daily programs, outreach services to local organizations, support for township schools and education centers, and a collection of over 65,000 circulating materials.

The Long Hill Township Library is looking for a full-time Youth Services librarian to provide outstanding programs, community engagement and unparalleled customer service for all ages.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

• MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school and have or are eligible for a Professional Librarian’s Certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Education.
• The ability to multi-task and remain flexible under pressure, with a smile.
• Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
• A high level of comfort, autonomy and experience with planning and implementing programming for babies through college bound teens.
• Ability to relate with the public, as well as other employees, in a professional, approachable and considerate manner.
• An ability to maintain existing community outreach services and to develop new collaborations with local organizations.
• Must be tech savvy, and experienced with promoting library services through local media, web-based channels and social media.
• Participates in professional development to remain current and pursue future library trends.

Notices: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
MLS or Library School Required: 
Yes
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Morris
Job Focus: 
Teen/YA Services
Youth Services
Compensation: 
NJLA minimum salary and an attractive benefits package.
How To Apply:: 
Please mail a resume, meaningful cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, and the names of three references to Lyn Begraft, Director, Long Hill Township Public Library, 917 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ 07933. Email submissions are encouraged to the director at Lyn.Begraft@mainlib.org. Application review and interview scheduling will be ongoing.