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Accounting Clerk (Bookkeeper)–Part time | Part-time Teen/Children’s Librarian

Accounting Clerk (Bookkeeper)–Part time

The Moorestown Public Library is seeking an accounting clerk to join its administrative team. The candidate will assist the Office Manager to accurately record and maintain the financial records of the library. This position requires excellent communication and decision-making skills, as well as proficiency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

This is a part-time position of 15-20 hours per week. Hours will be determined upon hiring. Additional hours may be required as needed for special projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Records and deposits incoming cash, donations, and other library fines and fees.
  • Processes incoming invoices for payment.
  • Creates vendor profiles, purchase orders and vouchers, manages accounts payable/receivable, monitors accounts, and transfers funds as needed.
  • Coordinates with all Departments to ensure library materials and supplies that are needed are selected, ordered, and received.
  • Reconciles the cash accounts of the library to bank statements.
  • Maintains accurate and proper records of private donations and grants awards activities.
  • Tracks and prepares timesheets for submittal to Township Human Resources for payment.
  • Assists the Office Manager and Library Director with the annual NJ State Library Per Capita Aid Application and other reports as needed.
  • Assists with compliance with New Jersey State regulations for purchasing, record retention, etc.
  • Candidate must be able to bend, reach, push carts weighing up to 200 lbs., and lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Candidate must have a valid State Driver’s license and ability to make deposits at local bank.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field or the equivalent in education and experience.
  • Knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks required.
  • Experience in bookkeeping/accounting required.
  • Experience working in a public library, public sector,or non-profit sector a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Abilities to keep organized, accurate and detailed recordkeeping.

Employment is contingent on passing pre-employment physical and 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.

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

Joan Serpico, Library Director
Moorestown Library
111 West Second Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
jserpico@moorestownlibrary.org

Part-time Teen/Children’s 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 include:

  • Providing reference, reader’s advisory and computer assistance to children, teens, young adults, and adults
  • Planning and presenting story time programs for babies, toddlers, and preschool age children
  • Collection development, maintenance, and weeding for Young Adult fiction and graphic novels collections
  • Developing and implementing volunteer opportunities to engage teens in grades 7-12
  • Planning and implementing the Teen Summer Reading program
  • Planning and implementing the Teen summer volunteer program
  • Consulting with other staff on the design and maintenance of the Teen section of the library’s website
  • Maintaining an inviting atmosphere in the Young Adult Room, including creating displays, signage, and décor
  • Creating and updating booklists for the Teen and Young Adult Collections

Hours: 24 hours per week including one evening per week and one Saturday per month.

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

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:

Joan Serpico, Library Director
Moorestown Library
111 West Second Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
jserpico@moorestownlibrary.org

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.