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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

P/T - Instructional Tech Librarian, Louis Bay Library (NJ)

(PT) Instructional Tech. Librarian, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Comm. Center – NJ

Louis Bay 2nd Public Library and Community Center seeks a part-time Instructional Technology Librarian. This position is located in Hawthorne, NJ and application deadline is April 18, 2014.

  • Providing reference and reader’s advisory services to adults
  • Training staff and/or public to use electronic resources
  • Assisting the public with internet, email, and Office applications
  • Work with the Head of Readers Services and Community Center Coordinator to plan, promote, and implement programs to enhance technical and information literacy, either in a one-on-one or group setting utilizing the Lab PCs for scheduled workshops
  • Plan and coordinate special events to promote technical services and instruction for community groups and various organizations
  • Utilize a variety of applications to support the Library’s marketing efforts, social media and web presence
  • Updates and creates content for Library website with information provided
  • Assist in investigating new hardware and software needed to deliver services or further the Library’s mission and goals
  • Work on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director
  • MLS (ALA accredited program desirable), minimum one year professional library experience (full-time equivalent / post MLS)
  • Able to implement library services in an automated environment
  • Knowledge of print and non-print reference and readers advisory resources as well as changes in technology and trends within the library profession
  • Able to establish a rapport with a diverse community of adults
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and oral form, meet deadlines, and work with patrons, staff, and others in a tactful and consistent manner
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in web content management systems, use of social media platforms, and networking sites
Reports to: Head of Readers Services
Hours: Average 12 hours per week, includes every other Saturday, evenings, and afternoons
Hourly Rate: $18.00 / hour
Send a cover letter and current resume (in MS Word format) to the contact below, via mail or email.
Monica A.
Director, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506