Librarian I, Monmouth County Library
Tuesday, December 05, 2023 04:11 PM

Librarian I-Monmouth County Library

The Monmouth County Library is seeking motivated and service-oriented Librarians to join our team in a variety of professional roles. The ideal candidates must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills; exceptional customer service skills; computer knowledge including hands-on experience with technology; a working knowledge of a variety of electronic resources and technology applications. Experience with programming for adults, children and/or teens is highly desirable.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited program
  • Hold or be eligible for a NJ Professional Librarian CertificateGeneral Responsibilities:
  • Assisting patrons in finding desired information or resources and/or information on library activities, facilities and services
  • Providing reader services responsive to needs such as compiling bibliographies and reading lists
  • Organizing and conducting library tours, book talks, film programs, reading clubs, etc. for the purpose of promoting literacy, fostering the use of library resources and/or to inform the community and various organizations of available library services
  • Providing research services, answering reference questions and explaining the use and availability of reference sources in all appropriate formats
  • Reviewing collections to develop or discontinue holdings; assisting in the selection and evaluation of resources in appropriate formats
  • Determining content and arrangement of library material for displays, exhibits, and special library programs
  • Giving talks before groups, organizations, co-workers and the public
  • Creating publicity releases or program announcements for media, newsletters, or other publications
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with community organizations, school groups, town officials and the general public
  • Providing training and technical expertise to nonprofessional and paraprofessional staff
  • Preparing clear, accurate and informative narrative and statistical reports

Compensation: Starting salary $54,000 per year ($29.67/hour) Generous benefits and vacation package included

Schedule:35 hours per week with a rotation of evening and weekend hours required. Schedule is subject to change and is based upon the needs of the library Travel to other branch locations may be required

Application Process: Please complete an Application for Employment available on the Monmouth County website at

MLS or Library School Required: Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:

Job Focus: Public/Adult Service, Technology/IT, Youth Services