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Employment

 

Job Opportunities – 3 Different Openings.

 

1. H e l p     W a n t e d

Custodian, Part-Time/Evenings

11 hours per week

Monday and Wednesday 6 PM – 9:45 PM and 3.5 Hours Friday evening OR Saturday morning

Hourly rate: $15.31

The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking a reliable and responsible self-starter to work with our Maintenance Department to keep the library clean and set up and break down meeting rooms.  The ideal candidate should be personable, able to work independently and read and follow written instructionsHousekeeping or custodial experience a plus.   

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall order and cleanliness of the library.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms.
  • Empty trash from receptacles.
  • Dust, sweep, mop, vacuum, and clean floors, furniture and fixtures.
  • Maintain security and safety of the library building.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.

 

Ability to:

  • Learn and use the Library’s custodial equipment, materials and office equipment.
  • Work with cleaning chemicals, vapors, debris and dust and other conditions both indoors and outdoors.
  • Speak, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with both the public and colleagues.
  • Lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs and perform other strenuous physical activities.
  • Work evenings and weekends as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma preferred.
  • Must have a valid NJ driver’s license.
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks.
  • Drug free (testing may be required)
  • Must successfully pass a six month probation period.
  • Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history background check.

 

Please submit job application available  HERE –Application-Employment or at the Information Desk .  Position open until filled.

Gary Catano

Maintenance Supervisor

South Brunswick Library

110 Kingston Lane

Monmouth Junction, NJ  08904

Applications may be sent electronically to gcatano@sbpl.info

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2. Part-Time CDL Driver/ Information  Assistant Needed

The South Brunswick Library Bookmobile is in need of a part‐time driver/information assistant for weekday mornings and occasional Saturdays.   Must have a Class B CDL with airbrake endorsement, a clean driving record and the ability to safely operate and maneuver a large vehicle.  The successful candidate will be trained to perform basic library procedures in order to operate the Bookmobile independently to bring library materials to scheduled locations around the community.

Under supervision of the Head of Outreach Services, this person represents the library in the community and independently drives and operates the Bookmobile with additional public service duties.  Responsible for maintaining the vehicle in good working order by performing daily inspections, reporting any mechanical or safety issues, refueling vehicle, and performing snow removal when necessary. Will also  perform basic library borrowing services including checking out and checking in materials, shelving materials, creating new patron accounts, and collecting fines and fees.  The ideal candidate will have familiarity with surrounding areas and/or read, follow and understand maps and driving directions.  A positive customer service attitude and the ability to interact with people of all ages is key.

Must have the ability to do the following:

  • Effectively manage vehicular emergencies.
  • Lift, push or pull up to 45 lbs. to perform the physical tasks of book transport and delivery.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with all employees and patrons.
  • Troubleshoot customer problems and negotiate solutions whenever possible without supervisor input.
  • Operate the Bookmobile in all kinds of weather and climatic conditions.
  • Work flexible hours, including mornings and Saturdays.

High School diploma or GED equivalent; some college preferred; must be physically and mentally capable of performing job tasks; must be and remain drug and other substance free (continuing random screenings are performed); must successfully pass a six‐month probation period; Library background or related customer service experience preferred.

Compensation: 2017 hourly rate is $17.97.  This is a union position.

Interested candidates should send application and resume to Barbara Battles, Head of Outreach Services, outreach@sbpl.info.

Download an application  available  HERE –Application-Employment . Applications can also be picked up at the South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852.

South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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3. Teen Librarian/Part time position/20 hours per week

The South Brunswick Public Library is looking for a creative, self-motivated part-time librarian or graduate student enrolled in an ALA accredited library program, to join our library team.  The ideal candidate, under the direction of the Supervising Teen Librarian, will help develop and implement quality teen programming and assist with collection development.  In addition, this individual will be required to perform a variety of professional duties at the Information Desk including reference assistance and readers’ advisory for both teens and adults. 

This job requires Sunday availability and flexibility with evening hours to accommodate teen programming and desk hours.  Monday evening availability is strongly preferred.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and implement teen programs under the direction of the Supervising Teen librarian
  • Provide Readers’ Advisory services and prepare Readers’ Advisory tools
  • Maintain collection of YA material through weeding and purchasing recommendations
  • Provide reference assistance for both teens and adults
  • Staff both the Information Services Desk and the Young Adult Room on a regular basis
  • Advise and assist library users in the use of library services and tools
  • Advise and assist in the supervision and training of large number of teen volunteers
  • Assist with the collection development of adult nonfiction collection as needed

Requirements:

  • Positive, pro-active attitude and ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution and NJ Public Library Certification or enrollment in a graduate level program from an ALA accredited institution
  • General knowledge of Young Adult literature
  • Some experience with YA programming preferred
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to assist with YA library programs
  • Ability/willingness to develop a good rapport with teens to identify their needs and interests
  • Familiarity with technology and social media and the ability to adapt to changes in technology
  • Speak, write and communicate in English effectively
  • Sunday and evening hours required
  • Knowledge of SIRSI/Workflows a plus

 

Salary:

2017 starting salary for an Information Assistant (no library degree) is $17.97/hour

2017 starting salary for Librarian is $27.81/hour

Please email resume with job application and cover letter to Jill D’Amico, Head of Information Services, at jdamico@sbpl.info.   Job deadline: until position is filled.

The application can be found HERE –Application-Employment

or at the library’s Borrower Services Desk.

 

12/1/2016

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You may download an application from here at  Application-Employment. Applications can also be picked up at the South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852. 

South Brunswick and the South Brunswick Public Library are Equal Opportunity Employers.