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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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

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

Louis Bay 2nd Public Library and Community Center has openings for two part-time Reference Librarians. The library is located in Hawthorne, NJ and application deadline is April 18, 2014.

  • Providing reference and reader’s advisory services to adults
  • Providing backup reference and readers advisory service to children and young adults
  • Training staff and/or public to use electronic resources
  • Assisting the public with internet, email, and Office applications
  • Working on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director
  • MLS (ALA accredited program desirable) preferred; will consider a student who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits in a 36 credit program, or equivalent.
  • 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
  • Effectively use technology tools include email and MS Office applications
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and oral form, meet deadlines, and work with patrons, staff, and others in a tactful and consistent manner.
Reports to: Head of Reference
Hours: Average 12 hours per week, includes every other Saturday, evenings, and afternoons
Hourly Rate: $17.25 / hour
Send a cover letter and current resume (In MS Word format) to the contact below, via mail or email. If you are an MLS student, please include an unofficial copy of your transcripts.
Monica A.
Director, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506