P-T Librarian, Information Services, South Brunswick Public Library, South Brunswick

Job Title: Librarian, Information Services
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part time
Workweek: 17.25 hours/week including afternoons, a weekday evening, and a monthly Saturday rotation.

About the Position: The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking an innovative, positive, customer service-oriented individual to join our staff as a part-time Librarian. As part of the Information Services Department and reporting to the Head of Information Services, the individual in this role is responsible for providing reference service and instruction to the South Brunswick community. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively instruct and train others in the use of library resources; have experience and enthusiasm for reference service and technologies; a passion for utilizing new technologies and resources for the benefit of the local community; an interest in collection development and reader’s advisory; developing and conducting programming and instruction; understanding of the role of libraries in community engagement; the ability to perform independently and as a team member; excellent communication skills; enthusiasm, courtesy, flexibility and a sense of humor.

Required Experience:

  • MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution and NJ Public Library Certification, or enrollment in a graduate level program from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Ability to keep informed of current objectives, principles, and techniques of librarianship and a willingness to adapt to new technologies, trends, and innovations
  • Ability to identify, customize, create and present innovative programs and services and integrate new technologies into library service
  • Ability to provide instruction and technical expertise
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Fluency in a language other than English.
  • Knowledge of SIRSI/Workflows.
  • Experience with instruction planning and promotion.
Salary: 2021 starting rate for Librarian is $29.51/hour2021 starting salary for an Information Assistant (library degree in progress) is $19.07/hour

To Apply: The application can be downloaded here. Please email resume with job application and cover letter to Jill D’Amico, Head of Information Services, at [email protected] Open to applications until position is filled. South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.

MLS or Library School Required:
No

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Not Applicable (No MLS Required)

Job Focus:
Part-Time
Public/Adult Service