Montville Township Public Library
Librarian I / Library Associate
The Montville Township Public Library located in northern Morris County (I-80/I-287), is seeking an energetic, creative, outgoing and proactive “tech savvy” Librarian I or Library Associate for our busy Library in a growing diverse suburban community. If you like to think outside the box, often feel “Facebook” withdrawal and enjoy “teamwork” then this position may be for you. Work with us to design our new “Discovery Center,” which will launch in summer 2020.
The Technology Librarian or Library Associate reports to the Assistant Director and Director and oversees, implements, maintains and enhances a wide variety of technologies and systems.
Technology duties include: Responsible for training public and staff in the use of technologies and digital media; Encourages integration of innovative technologies throughout the Library; troubleshoots and installs computers including PC’s and Macs; Updates digital signage throughout the building; Updates the Library’s website using Wix; Maintains an inventory of all computer and technology equipment; Produces content for social media; and Designs weekly newsletters using Constant Contact. Knowledge of Polaris is a plus!
General responsibilities include: Reader’s Advisory, Collection Development and Outreach.
All staff is cross-trained to work in different areas of the Library so the successful candidate must have the interest, willingness and desire to work with Customers from Pre-K to Older Adults.
The successful candidate for this job must be able to work a schedule that meets the needs of the Library, including a rotation of day, evening and weekend hours. The position is 37.5 hours per week.
Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and an ability to obtain a NJ Professional Librarians Certification for the Librarian I position. Enrollment in an accredited Library school for the Library Associate Position or an undergraduate degree in a related computer or technology field.
The Library encourages staff to attend Library Conferences, workshops and seminars and provides support for staff to increase their professional development.
The Montville Township Public Library is covered by Civil Service regulations and staff is represented by the IFPTE Union. The starting base salary for the position is: $47,310 per year for a person with an MLS/MLIS degree and includes vacation, sick, personal days and 13 holidays. The salary range for the Library Associate is $37,986-$47,310 depending on experience and courses completed. All employees are members of the NJ PERS pension plan. Employment offers are conditional upon a successful background and reference check.
The Montville Township Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Questions, resumes and cover letters can be addressed to: Allan M. Kleiman, MLS, Library Director, Montville Township Public Library, 90 Horseneck Road, Montville, NJ 07045, or, e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information about our Library can be found at our website at: www.montvillelibrary.org