PT Children's LIbrarian, Maplewood Memorial Library, Hilton Branch Maplewood
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 09:56 AM
The Maplewood Memorial Library seeks an innovative, dynamic, and forward thinking librarian to serve as part of the Hilton Branch Library team.

Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Manager of the Branch Library and Head of Children’s Services:
  • Provide reference, reader’s advisory and technology instruction.
  • Select and maintain the juvenile collections
  • Create innovative programs for children ages birth – 5th grade and families to build literacy and the love of reading including story times, STEM programming, summer reading events and other programs both in the library and throughout the community
  • Build partnerships with schools and community organizations to expand literacy programs and resources
  • Stay current in public library matters through professional development and involvement in professional organizations
  • Collaborate with Teen Services and Adult Services for multi-age, multi-generational programming
  • Perform related duties as required
  • Work night and weekend hours- weekly schedule [28 hours per week]:Monday 9-5 (7)Tuesday 12-8 (7)Wednesday 9-5 (7)Thursday 10-6 (7) includes one Saturday morning a month from 10am-1pm pro-rated vacation, personal time, sick-time and comp-time

  • ALA accredited MLS and NJ Professional Librarian Certification. We will consider a qualified MLS candidate at a pro-rated salary.
  • Knowledge of children’s materials and resources
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for current technologies

2019 Salary range: Librarian at 28 hrs/week $41,434.49- $42,976.75. Senior Librarian at 28 hrs/week $44,628.94 - $55,429.18. Email resume and cover letter by February 21, 2020 to: Ms. Irene Langlois, Hilton Branch Manager, [email protected]

MLS or Library School Required:


Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:

Job Focus:
Youth Services