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Librarian I - multiple positions

There are multiple Librarian 1 openings throughout Newark Public Libraries’ 7 branch locations including:

· Reference Librarian, Main Branch

· Cataloging / Reference Librarian, Main Branch

· Children’s Librarian, Main Branch

· Children’s Librarian, North End Branch

· Adult Services Librarian, Branch Brook Branch

· Adult & Teen Services Librarian, Springfield Branch

· Adult & Teen Services Librarian, Vailsburg Branch

· Children’s Librarian, Weequahic Branch

Please indicate which position you are most interested in in your cover letter.


· Supervises staff, services, and operations of department or location.

· Provides excellent customer service for all

· Establishes work priorities and provides instruction to staff in the performance of assigned work.

· Evaluates employee performance and conduct.

· Develops and recommends short and long range plans for program development and operations.

· Coordinates scheduling for North End Branch and communicates schedule to supervisor.

· Provides research services, answering reference questions of varying difficulty and explaining the use and availability of reference sources in all appropriate formats.

· Provides Readers’ Advisory.

· Assists public and staff and provides formal training in the effective use of library equipment and electronic resources.

· Provides programming and services for adults and/or youth

· Assists with children’s, adult’s, circulation, and other duties as needed

· Orders collection materials and other library supplies for purchase, taking into consideration priority needs and budget limitations; reviews collections to develop or discard/discontinue as needed; evaluates and/or selects resources for delivery in the most appropriate format.

· Gives talks before groups, organizations, co-workers and the public.

· Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with community organizations and the general public.

· Prepares clear, accurate and informative narrative and statistical reports.

Position: Librarian I - multiple positions
Organization: Newark Public Library (NJ)
Location: Newark,  NJ 
United States
Salary: $60,213
Posting Start Date: 12/14/2022
Date Posted: 12/14/2022


A Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey Master's program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.

Residency Requirement

Successful candidates must reside in New Jersey within 1 year from date of hire per the New Jersey First Act

Status: This listing expires on: 2/12/2023
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Newark Public Library (NJ)

Newark,  NJ 07102
United States
Leslie Colson