P-T Library Associate, Rahway Public Library, Rahway

The Rahway Public Library is looking for a library associate to meet a number of challenges in our reference department. Our ideal candidate would be able to execute library policy, be able to make sound judgments in complex situations, and be able to work independently. As much of your time will be spent at one of our public services desks, enthusiasm for customer service is required. Opportunities for programming, local history research, and unique projects of public interest will also be made available. This position will also involve light IT work such as updating software.

This is a permanent, part-time, civil service, union position (19 hours per week) position. The schedule will most likely include Monday or Wednesday from 1PM-8PM, Tuesday 10AM-5PM, and a full day on Saturday (9AM-5PM). There is some flexibility in the weekday hours. Saturday availability, however, is required. 2020 hourly rate is $24.00. Prorated sick, vacation, and personal leave. The Rahway Public Library offers tuition reimbursement for up to $2,000 of job related classes per year. Appointment is provisional for three months. Public library experience is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required. Those interested should email a cover letter and resume to Mark Lesniak - Access Services Manager and Systems Administrator – [email protected] Application deadline is Monday, February 1.

MLS or Library School Required:

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service