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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

F/T - Adult Svcs Librarian, Louis Bay Lib (NJ)

Adult Svcs. Librarian, Louis Bay 2nd Public Lib. and Comm. Center – NJ

Louis Bay 2nd Public Library and Community Center seeks a full-time Adult Services Librarian. This position is located in Hawthorne, NJ.

  • Providing reference and readers advisory services to adults, young adults, and children
  • Training staff and/or public to use electronic resources
  • Assisting the public with internet, email, and MS Office applications
  • Conduct at least one book discussion group
  • Prepare content for and contribute to the Library’s promotional efforts including print and social media.
  • Actively seek out professional development opportunities
  • Be responsible for collection development in designated subject areas
  • Working on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director
  • MLS (ALA accredited program), minimum 1 year full time experience or equivalent preferred. Will consider an MLS student with a minimum of 18 credits completed in a 36 credit program, or equivalent.
  • Experience with young adults or related coursework preferred
  • 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 patrons
  • Effectively use technology tools including 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.
Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts (for a current MLS student)
Send via email to:
Monica A. Smith
Director, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506


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