Librarian 3 (Branch Librarian)

Job Status: Full time-35 hours/week 

Department/Division: Department of Finance and Library Services/ Division of Library Services (Sussex-Wantage Branch)    

Salary Range: Job Group 17 ~ $53,317 - $87,412

Closing Date to Apply: July 18, 2014

Tentative Start Date: Immediately

The Sussex County Library System is seeking a professional librarian to manage the Sussex-Wantage Branch located in Wantage.

Duties: This position supervises a major branch of the Sussex County Library System. Responsibilities include managing the staff, scheduling, providing reference service, collection development, adult programming, managing the collection development budget, overseeing the maintenance of the building, acting as the liaison to the Friends group, participating as a member of the management team, and community outreach.

Skills: Ability to manage the staff, provide excellent customer service, interact with other members of the management team, train staff in the use of computer technology, and help implement new services.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college, a minimum of two years of professional library experience, and a valid driver’s license.  Supervisory experience would be helpful, but is not required.  Must reside in New Jersey or be willing to relocate to New Jersey.

Salary and Hours: Thirty-five hours per week (includes nights and Saturdays). $53,317 (minimum), depending upon experience.

Status: Civil Service position (Librarian 3). Appointment will be provisional, pending NJ Civil Service procedures.

Contact: Please send your resume and the names of three professional references to Stan Pollakoff, Library Director,, or to the Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860.  The deadline to be considered for this position is July 18, 2014.