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Librarian I – Children’s Services – Morris County Library, Whippany, NJ


The Morris County Library in Whippany, NJ seeks a full-time, Children’s Librarian.  This is a 35 hour per week position; currently serving these temporary hours (including a Saturday rotation every three weeks):


Tuesday and Wednesday – 10 AM to 6 PM

Thursday – 11 AM to 7 PM

Friday and Saturday – 9 AM to 5 PM


The candidate will have primary responsibility for providing children’s services – including reader’s advisory, story time, and programming – to patrons in a diverse community while also developing the library’s print collections.  Team player must have good interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excellent public relations skills.  Knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology (including library automated systems, online reference resources, and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel) are expected.


Preferred:  Broad knowledge of all genres of juvenile literature.  Previous experience working in the Children’s Department of a busy public library.  Experience with running various children’s programs (i.e. STEM, STEAM, Summer Reading).


The candidate must possess a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution and a NJ Librarian’s Certification at the time of hiring.  Recent graduates are welcome to apply.  Full job descriptions can be found on the State of NJ Civil Service Commission website. There is a 90 day probationary period.  EOE/AA/ADA Employer.


Salary is $46,220 for this position and is negotiable depending upon experience.  All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, health and pension benefits.


The Morris County Library is a division of Morris County government and is a prominent member of M.A.I.N. (Morris Automated Information Network) Consortium.


Résumés may be submitted care of:

Shana Aria, Private Secretary
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue

Whippany, NJ 07981
fax: (973) 285-6959

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