Staff Librarian (Part-time): Adult Services Department

The Old Bridge Public Library seeks an enthusiastic part-time Librarian to join our Adult Services team. The successful candidate should demonstrate exceptional customer service and technology skills, knowledge of current adult and information services standards and practices, the ability to “think outside the box,” and a desire to serve a culturally diverse population.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide reference & readers’ advisory services to all ages both in person or by phone, primarily at the Information Desk
  • Create innovative programming for adults
  • Participate in collection development, including selecting new materials and weeding outdated materials
  • Assist in the use and training of the makerspace equipment
  • Provide technology assistance to the public
  • Participate in community outreach services

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • An MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited college or university
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain a New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both in writing and verbally
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers, MS Office Suite products, ILS software (Sirsi preferred), the internet and social media platforms
  • Employment is contingent on passing a stringent criminal background check

This part-time position is for 39.5 hours bi-weekly and includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Additional on-call hours may be available. Salary is $31.18 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 submit a letter of interest and resume to Interim Library Director, Nicole DeMatteo, ndematteo@oldbridgelibrary.org or mail to:

Nicole DeMatteo
Interim Library Director
Old Bridge Public Library
1 Old Bridge Plaza, Municipal Center
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

The closing date for applications is September 9, 2019.

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Library Page 

$10.00 per hour

The Old Bridge Public Library has several part-time Library Page positions available. The main responsibilities of the position will be shelving books and other library materials and ensuring that all areas of the Library are neat and orderly.

Applicants must be courteous, motivated, and willing to learn the use of new or unfamiliar equipment. Attention to detail and organization skills will be required. 

This position requires extensive standing and walking, and must be able to lift and carry, bend and twist, push and pull. Candidates for this position must be willing to work 10–15 hours per week including evenings and weekends, per the Library’s needs.  Applicant is required to be 16 years or older.  Working papers needed if under 18.  Old Bridge residents are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available at

Old Bridge Public Library

1 Old Bridge Plaza,

Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Applications must be submitted to Maria Nowak, no later than September 9, 2019