Employment opportunities

To apply for library job openings, please send a resume, cover letter and 3 references to Joan Serpico, Library Director at jserpico@moorestownlibrary.org

Positions Currently Available:
     Part-Time Adult Services Librarian
     Part-Time Evening and Weekend Youth Services Librarian
     Part-time Library Assistant

Part-time Adult Services Librarian

Duties:
Assisting patrons with reference, readers advisory and computer questions. Managing a portion of the library collection. Developing, scheduling, and conducting a variety of programs for adults.

Hours:
24 hours per week including 1-2 evenings a week and 1 Saturday a month

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program. Students nearing completion of a degree will be considered.

The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented, have outstanding communication skills, and possess the ability to answer a variety of questions with enthusiasm in a reference department serving patrons of all ages. Comfort with current and emerging technologies is a must, as is the ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.

Salary and Benefits:
$24-30 hour plus sick & vacation pay and enrollment in retirement program

Part-Time Evening and Weekend Youth Services Librarian

The Moorestown Public Library is seeking a dynamic librarian to join its youth services team. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented, have outstanding communication skills, have experience designing and implementing creative programming, and possess the ability to answer a variety of reference and reader’s advisory questions with enthusiasm.

Duties:

  • Providing reference, reader’s advisory and computer assistance to children, teens, young adults, and adults
  • Maintaining a tidy and welcoming environment in the Youth Services Area
  • Set-up and clean-up of youth services programming
  • Assisting with merchandising and weeding the Children’s, Teen, and Young Adult collections
  • Helping to develop programming ideas for youth from preschool through high school

Hours: Wednesday and Thursday evenings (4-8 pm or 5-9 pm) and 1-2 Saturdays per month (9 am – 5 pm). Additional hours up to 24 per week are available during the summer months.

Required qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program. MLS students considered.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment physical and a criminal background check, including fingerprinting.

The position requires residency in the State of New Jersey. If the successful applicant is not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident within one year. Applicants from Moorestown will have first consideration.

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 1 is available at https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07569.htm. This is a non-competitive title.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:

Jen Dunne, Head of Youth Services
Moorestown Library
111 West Second Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
jdunne@moorestownlibrary.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-time Library Assistant

Duties:
Provide customer service at Circulation Desk checking materials in and out, registering new patrons, answering telephones, providing general library information, shelving returned materials and other duties as needed.

Hours May Include:
Up to 18-22 hours a week including:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4 PM – 9 PM
Fridays: 10 PM – 2 PM
2-3 Saturdays/month: 9 AM – 5 PM

Required Qualifications:
Minimum high school graduate. Accuracy, fine motor skills, and physical ability to stand for several hours, retrieve material from shelves and move heavy carts. Comfortable working with computers and the public.
Previous library experience and/or customer service a plus.

Salary and Benefits:
$15 hour plus sick & vacation pay and enrollment in retirement program