Librarian II/III, Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth
Monday, February 08, 2021 09:20 AM

The Elizabeth Public Library seeks a Librarian II or III with supervisory experience, an appreciation for urban librarianship, and a sense of humor, to lead our Information & Adult Services department. The selected candidate will supervise a team of four, including the Library webmaster. The Elizabeth Public Library serves New Jersey’s 4th largest city with a budget of $4.3 million and a staff of 40 FTE. Our population is urban, immigrant, and diversified.

Qualifications/Requirements: Minimum: Master’s degree in Library Science from a school accredited by the American Library Association. Should possess a demonstrable understanding of conventional and emerging technologies; skill as a public speaker; a talent for collaboration; the ability to foster lasting community partnerships via outreach; and a passion for public libraries. Fluency in Spanish highly desirable. Three to five years’ public library experience with supervisory experience required.

This is a Civil Service position. Requires a New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate at time of hire. Applications received by February 26, 2021 will receive priority consideration.

Compensation: Salary range is $65,000-$75,000, depending on title/experience. Competitive benefits package

How To Apply: If interested in this position please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to MaryFaith Chmiel, Library Director, [email protected] Position is open until filled but applications will be reviewed beginning February 26, 2021

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service