Librarian 1 OR Librarian 2, Camden County Library, Voorhees
Tuesday, January 04, 2022 12:00 AM

Open: 01/04/22
Close: 01/25/22
Job Posting 005-22
Job Title: Librarian 1 OR Librarian 2 * *Title dependent on experience
Primary Location: Camden County Library System, Voorhees
Salary: $24.7672 per hour ($45,076.30 annually) $26.0049 per hour ($47,328.92 annually)
Schedule: 35 hours per week - Based on library needs and will include days, evenings & occasional weekends

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. This librarian will develop programs, classes, and services to assist businesses, employers, entrepreneurs, and job seekers and will build relationships with organizations and agencies that serve the business community as well as those seeking employment. Duties will also include providing Reference and Readers’ Advisory services in person, by phone, and via email and chat; instructing customers in the use of our catalog, databases, and digital services; collection development; community outreach; teaching computer technology classes; and developing, scheduling, and conducting a diverse range of programs for adults; other duties as assigned. May act as the Person-in-charge of the branch. May be scheduled to work 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. December 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. 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 at any of our branches or on our website and can be directly uploaded at: http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-library or you may submit your completed application to the address below. Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by January 25, 2022 at 2 PM. Camden County Library, Department of Human Resources 203 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043 or Fax: 856-772-2761 E-mail: [email protected]

The Camden County Library System complies with the New Jersey First Act.* 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:

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service