Librarian 1 OR Librarian 2 (Job Posting 017-21), Camden County Library System, M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch

Open: 04/06/21 Close: 04/20/21
Job Posting 017-21Job Title: Librarian 1 OR Librarian 2 * *Title dependent on experience
Department: Adult Services, M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch
Salary: Librarian 1 $24.0406 per hour ($23,752.11 annually), 38 hours per pay period (2 week period) Librarian 2 $25.2420 per hour ($24,939.06 annually), 38 hours per pay period (2 week period)Schedule: Schedule based on Library needs, primarily nights and weekends Status: Permanent pending NJ Civil Service
Procedures: 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. 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: The Adult Services Department of the Camden County Library is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and creative Librarian who loves to work with the public both in person and virtually. Duties include providing adult reference services in person, by phone and via email and chat; instructing library customers how to use our catalog, databases, digital content and services; collection development; developing, scheduling, and conducting a variety of in- person and virtual programs for adults including creating and teaching computer training classes; community outreach; and staffing the computer lab as needed. May act as the Person-in-Charge of the branch. May be scheduled at other Library facilities.

Education/Certification/Experience/ Requirements: A Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master' program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College. May 2021 MLIS graduates encouraged to apply. Librarian 2 requires: One year of full time equivalent professional librarian experience Possession of a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate issued by Thomas Edison College or the credentials and willingness to obtain a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate upon hiring is expected. 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-library

Applications 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 bona fide 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:
Public/Adult Service