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Part-time Teen/Children Service Librarian I

The Gloucester City Library is seeking an energetic, self-motivated librarian to fill a part-time (20 hour per week) position of Teen/Children Services Librarian.

Reporting to the library director, the teen/children librarian will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to planning and implementing programs for teens, working with story-teller on year-around programming for both children and teens, selecting and maintaining children's and teen's print and non-print materials, providing reader's advisory, outreaching local schools and community groups, utilizing emerging technologies to boost services to children and teens, assisting as needed at the circulation desk and on the public computers.

Evening and weekend shifts are required.


Requirements: strong customer service skills and interpersonal skills; enthusiastic about working with juveniles of all ages; must have team-working qualities to positively interact with other employees; knowledge of current trends and practices in children and teen services, literature and materials; strong awareness and interest in implementing current technologies into library services.

MLS from an ALA accredited school and Professional Librarian's Certificate issued by Thomas Edison State College. Current MLIS/MLS student with children/teen track who has completed most credits will be considered and is required to obtain the certificate within one year.

Applications will be reviewed in the following order: residents of Gloucester City, residents of Camden County, NJ resident. If the chosen applicant is a not a New Jersey resident, he or she must become a bona fide New Jersey resident to be appointed to the position within one year.
The Gloucester City Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer

The NJ Civil Service job description for Librarian 1 is available at http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07569.htm. This is a non- competitive title.

$25.00 per hour for librarian with MLS and New Jersey
Librarian's Certification $20.00 per hour for current library school student

Preferred Start Date: Immediate. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please fill out the job application form downloadable below and send your cover letter, resume, and three references to wengu@gcpl.us or 50 N. Railroad Ave, Gloucester City Library, NJ 08030 or Fax: 856-456-6724. Current MLIS/MLS student please have your transcripts attached.