Branch Manager (Librarian III) – Franklin Branch (Sussex County) (Full Time)

Branch Manager (Librarian 3) – Franklin Branch – Sussex County Library System

Where is this? The Franklin Branch is a small-town neighborhood library, well loved by the community it serves. It is one of six facilities in the Sussex County Library System, which is among the largest public library systems in New Jersey. The library system is entering a time of change & growth; we’re looking for great people to lead the way.

Who are we looking for? A professional librarian with 2+ years of experience in adult or youth services, with interests in supervising & empowering staff, participating in a system-wide management team, & delighting library patrons. Bright, curious, friendly, versatile, service-oriented, leader—if you identify with these descriptors, we’re looking for you.

Why should you apply? Management positions offering this combination of autonomy & institutional support can be tough to find in NJ. If you are interested in stepping into a management role, or are an experienced manager looking to take another step forward in a team environment rich with peers & colleagues for collaboration & consultation, this might well be just the opportunity for you.

What else do I need to know? Civil Service position (Librarian 3)—initial appointment provisional pending Civil Service procedure; 35 hours/week, including some nights & Saturdays; excellent benefits; salary range begins at $55,753; ALA-accredited MLS required; minimum two years’ professional (post-MLS) library experience required; valid driver’s license required; supervisory experience helpful; must reside in, or relocate to, NJ in accordance with state law.

I’m convinced! How do I apply? Resume & three professional references to kfreisinger@sussexcountylibrary.org or to Will Porter, Director, Sussex County Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860. Application deadline: January 21, 2019.

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