• Full Time
  • Montville, NJ
  • 43,000 - 53,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 43,000 - 53,000

Website Montville Twp Public Library

The Place to Grow

The Montville Township Public Library located in northern Morris County (I-80/I-287), is seeking an imaginative, resourceful, inventive, and user-focused tech savvy Librarian I or Library Associate for our busy Library in a growing diverse suburban community. Work with us to launch our new Discovery Center in 2023.

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:

·         Leads the development of innovative approaches to Library Technology Services

·         Investigate, evaluate, and recommend new technologies to improve access and delivery of information resources and equipment

·         Train public and staff in the use of technologies and digital media

·         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 newsletters using Constant Contact.

·         Compile and prepare library usage statistics into reports, including, but not limited to, website traffic, circulation reports, and usage data on various applications

·         Knowledge of Polaris is a plus.

General responsibilities include:  Reader’s Advisory, Reference Assistance, 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 schedule includes 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:  $53,000 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 $43,000 – $53,000 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.

A resume, cover letter, and 3 references should be e-mailed to:  Catherine LaBelle, Library Director, at the following e-mail:   clabelle@montvillelibrary.org.  Further information about our Library can be found at our website at:  www.montvillelibrary.org.

 

To apply for this job email your details to clabelle@montvillelibrary.org