Full-Time Head of Children’s Services Librarian – West Milford Township Library

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Full-Time Head of Children’s Services Librarian – West Milford Township Library

The West Milford Township Library is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and organized individual to join our team as full-time Head of Children’s Services Librarian.  A background in Children’s services and knowledge of the PALS system preferred. The work week is 35 hours a week, including some evenings and every Sunday.

Responsibilities include:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Innovative and educational programming for children
  • Collection development for children
  • Reference and Reader’s Advisory for children and parents
  • Outreach/collaboration with schools and other organizations
  • Social media and other publicity outlets
  • Coverage at the circulation/reference desk when needed
  • Coordinate and create displays
  • Other related work as required

Requirements: MLS degree from an accredited university and possession of a NJ State Librarian Certificate. Consideration will be given to those currently enrolled in an accredited MLS program.

Salary is regionally competitive. Candidates must be willing to become a New Jersey resident within one year of hire. West Milford Township Library offers medical benefits, paid vacation, personal and sick time. Criminal background check required. The library participates in the State PERS pension plan. This is a union and civil service position.

The West Milford Township Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

Please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Karyn Gost, Library Director, at gost@wmtl.org