Job Posting – Library Assistant 1: Central Branch / Passport Agent

$16.30 per hour: 20 – 25 Hours Bi-weekly

The Old Bridge Public Library seeks a part-time Library Assistant I / Passport Agent to work principally at the Central Branch. The successful candidate must enjoy working with people and be able to interact pleasantly and effectively with customers and staff. Enthusiasm, dependability, good attention to detail, and flexibility are essential.

Proficiency in verbal and written communication in the English language is required. Working knowledge of a second language is desirable.

A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; knowledge of office procedures, proper telephone etiquette and a variety of office equipment are essential.

The successful candidate for this position must be available to work during the library normal hours, including weekends and evenings.

Candidates that meet or exceed the basic criteria for this position (based on experience) may be scheduled for an interview. The Library requires that a criminal background check be performed before an offer of employment can be made.

Applications are available online or from the library at:

Old Bridge Public Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Applications must be submitted to Felisha McEachern, Circulation & Passport Supervisor, no later than April 5, 2017.

Email: fmceachern@oldbridgelibrary.org

 

Job Posting – Librarian 1: Adult & Information Services Department (Part-time)

The Old Bridge Public Library seeks a part-time Adult Services librarian to join our team. This is a position for a librarian with a sense of humor, strong customer service skills, ability to “think out of the box”, desire to be actively involved with the community, and the ability to serve a multicultural population.

Candidate must possess knowledge of current adult and information services standards and practices as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills. Candidate must also have knowledge of current and emerging trends in library and information technologies as well as familiarity with internet, makerspaces and social media applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, staffing the Adult & Information Services Desk, creating innovative programming, providing reader’s advisory services, collection development, technology assistance to the public and community outreach services.

This position requires an ALA accredited MLS/MLIS and the ability to obtain a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification. Employment is contingent on passing a stringent criminal background check. The 18-hour minimum work week will include day, evening and weekend hours. Additional on-call hours may be available. Salary is $29.89 per hour. Library employees are members of AFSCME and contribute to the pension system. Some paid sick leave may apply. For more information about the library, please visit our website at www.oldbridgelibrary.org.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Nicole DeMatteo, Managing Librarian–Adult Services, Old Bridge Public Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Municipal Center, Old Bridge, NJ 08857 or ndematteo@oldbridgelibrary.org. The closing date for applications is April 14, 2017.