Adult Literacy / Education Coordinator (Librarian 3), Camden County Library System, Voorhees

Open: 04/06/21 Close: 04/20/21
Job Posting 016-21
Job Title: Adult Literacy / Education Coordinator (Librarian 3)
Primary Location: Camden County Library System, Voorhees
Salary:$27.8298 per hour ($50,650.23 annually), 35 hours per week
Schedule: Days, Evenings, & Weekends Required (Some Holidays)
Status: Provisional Pending NJ Civil Service Commission Procedures, if applicable
The Camden County Library System is looking for a candidate that is able to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and deliver programs and services both virtually and in-person to our Adult Literacy Community. The successful candidate will be creative, positive and passionate in finding ways to bring programs, services and materials to residents of Camden County.

The Camden County Library System serves over 330,000 County residents. Our staff make customer service and community engagement a priority and strive to help communities reach their aspirations through library services. We strive to provide creative and innovative services and are guided by core values such as intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion. Our Library serves everyone in our communities and seeks to remove barriers to services and create a welcoming and safe environment.

Description of Duties: This position will design, develop and coordinate adult literacy and education programs within the Camden County Library System and oversee all aspects of the Literacy Volunteers of America—Camden County organization. The successful applicant will demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of a diverse community, and have the ability and passion to design and implement literacy and adult education programs that improve the lives of Camden County residents.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Oversees all aspects of the Literacy Volunteers of America-Camden County organization, including but not limited to develop, coordinate, organize and schedule adult literacy and education programs and events that are presented both in-person and virtually. Direct and participate in tutor and learner recruitment, organize and conduct basic literacy and ESL tutor training workshops, provide small group instruction and training, develop and implement strategic goals and objectives as related to adult literacy, seek out, apply for, and administer grants to support the Literacy Volunteers of America—Camden County, prepare and administer a budget, prepare and maintain records, reports of program activities and statistical reports as required. The successful candidate will also supervise staff, serves as liaison to Literacy Now, the fundraising arm of the Literacy Volunteers of America—Camden County, report activities of the Literacy Volunteers of America—Camden County to their advisory board, maintain awareness of new developments in the field of adult literacy and education and incorporate new developments, as appropriate, into programs and trainings, works with Library and County public relations staff to promote and raise awareness of literacy initiatives and programs. Other related duties as required. This position may be scheduled at other sites and attend off site meetings as required.

Requirements: A Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association and two (2) years of FTE professional librarian experience. Prior supervisory experience a plus. The chosen candidate will be required to obtain a valid Professional Librarian Certificate issued by Thomas Edison State College. Appointee may be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Employment applications may be obtained on our website at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-libraryApplications of current employees will be reviewed first, then, other applications will be reviewed in the following order: residents of Camden County, Contiguous County Residents, NJ State Residents. If the chosen applicant is a not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bonafide New Jersey resident to be appointed to the position within the time frame designated by the Library, not to exceed one year.

Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by April 20, 2021 at 2 PM and should be forwarded to: Camden County Library, Department of Human Resources 203 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043 or Fax: 856-772-2761 E-mail: [email protected]

*Job Posting Number and position title must be in the subject line if sending via email. Failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered. The chosen candidate may be required to complete and pass a background and drug screening process. The Camden County Library System embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports patrons and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply. The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
No

Job Focus:
Teaching/Instruction