Youth Services Department Supervisor (Librarian II) - Job #2020-07, Somerset County Library System of NJ,
Friday, March 13, 2020 09:26 AM

Essential Functions of the Job: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising and monitoring the delivery of services to the local community related to youth services for the branch or department in assigned areas; providing advanced reference in assigned areas; planning, promoting and implementing library programs that encourage library usage and supports the goals of the SCLSNJ Strategic Plan, community needs, and changes in technology and trends in library services; managing branch materials in an assigned subject area(s) according to the SCLSNJ Collection Management Plan; performing outreach services; performing other library-related tasks as assigned by supervisor or branch manager.

Minimum Qualifications: NJ Librarian’s certificate; MLS (ALA accredited program preferred); 3+ years professional librarian experience providing reference and readers’ advisory services and programming with youth and/or young adults; reliable transportation to attend training, meetings, or other assigned duties at other branches or off-site locations as required.

Physical Demands: Reading materials and providing verbal assistance to library users in English; manual dexterity to handle books, software, and a variety of other media formats; intermittent sitting, standing, and walking; ability to perform the essential functions of this position in areas of the building that are only accessible by using stairs; occasional bending, reaching, and stooping; lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 lbs.; pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes; distance vision sufficient to distinguish people or objects under a variety of light conditions; vision sufficient to view computer screens and spine labels under a variety of light conditions.

Annual Salary: $62,900, 37.5 hours per week

Schedule: Since the library is open days and evenings, schedules may vary; including Saturday rotation; some holidays; schedule subject to change with notice.

About SCLSNJ: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Our vision is to work together to enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ is comprised of 10 branch locations and 2 reading stations. For more information, visit

How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and SCLSNJ Application to [email protected] The SCLSNJ Application can be found on our website at Please include the job ID# in all application materials.

MLS or Library School Required:

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:

Job Focus:
Youth Services