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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

F/T - Digital Initiatives Librarian, BCCLS (NJ)

Digital Initiatives Librarian, BCCLS – NJ

The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a forward-thinking Digital Initiatives Librarian to serve its 77 unique member libraries. This position is located in Hackensack, NJ.
Established in 2012, eBCCLS is the digital library of BCCLS and currently includes thousands of both downloadable and streaming books, magazines, audiobooks, comics, music, film, television and more.
  • Oversees the eBCCLS digital library, including its promotion, collection development, statistical analysis and budgeting
  • Serves as primary liaison to digital content vendors
  • Provides regular, ongoing training for office and library staff
  • Keeps informed of new developments in digital content and access
  • Serves as liaison to the eBCCLS Task Force and other committees and task forces as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library science program
  • Minimum three years of experience working as a professional librarian
  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital content and technology
  • Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Ability to travel statewide and nationwide for professional conferences and events
This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries. Salary is commensurate with experience but will meet the NJLA minimum of $58,400 per year. Generous health and 403b benefits are provided as well. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements.
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.