Librarian I – Adult Services – Morris County Library, Whippany, NJ

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Librarian I – Adult Services – Morris County Library, Whippany, NJ 

The Morris County Library in Whippany, NJ seeks a full-time, entry level Librarian I.  This is a full-time, 35 hour per week position, Monday through Friday:  four days with a schedule of 9 AM to 5 PM and one day with a schedule of 1-9 PM.  In addition, there is a Saturday shift as part of a rotation (every three weeks – 9 AM to 5 PM).   

The candidate will have primary responsibility for providing advisory services to patrons in a diverse community while also developing the library’s print collections.  Team player must have good interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excellent public relations skills.  The candidate should be prepared to be flexible with scheduling desk coverage and cross-training throughout the library.  Knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology (including library automated systems, online reference resources, and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel) are expected.   

Preferred:  Broad knowledge of all genres of adult literature.  Previous experience working in the Adult Services Department of a busy public library with significant collection management experience.  Proven experience managing adult programs and outreach events such as book clubs, computer classes, digital instruction, resume help, etc. 

The candidate must possess an MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution and a NJ Librarian’s Certification at the time of hiring.  Recent graduates are welcome to apply.  Full job descriptions can be found on the State of NJ Civil Service Commission website. There is a 90-day probationary period.  EOE/AA/ADA Employer. 

Salary is $46,220 for this position and is negotiable depending upon experience.  All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, health and pension benefits. 

The Morris County Library is a division of Morris County government and is a prominent member of M.A.I.N. (Morris Automated Information Network) Consortium. 

Résumés may be submitted care of: 

Margaret McDermott, Private Secretary
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue 

Whippany, NJ 07981
fax: (973) 285-6959