Librarian - Adult Services (P/T)

(updated: 07-Oct-2019)



Application Deadline: (suspended)


Department:       Adult Services

Title:                  Librarian (P/T)

Role:                  Reference

Reports to:

Head of Adult Services


Louis Bay 2nd Public Library and Community Center


Part Time - 36 hours per two week pay period.

Minimum one Saturday per month and one evening per week.

Hourly Rate:

$17.25 / hour


  • Providing reference and reader’s advisory services to adults
  • Providing backup reference and readers advisory service to children and young adults
  • Training staff and/or public to use electronic resources
  • Assisting the public with internet, email, and Office applications
  • Working on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director


  • New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate required; MLS (ALA accredited program desirable); will consider a student who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits in a 36 credit program or equivalent and will obtain a New Jersey Librarian’s Certificate within one year.
  • Able to implement library services in an automated environment
  • Knowledge of print and non-print reference and readers advisory resources as well as changes in technology and trends within the library profession
  • Able to establish a rapport with a diverse community of adults
  • Effectively use technology tools include email and MS Office applications
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and oral form, meet deadlines, and work with patrons, staff, and others in a tactful and consistent manner.
  • Please make sure your availability is aligned with our advertised hours.

Application Requirements:

  • Email cover letter and current resume (In MS Word or PDF format) to the contact below.
  • If you are an MLS student, include an unofficial copy of your transcripts


Monica A. Smith
Director, Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

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