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Currently Open Position(s):

 

Children’s Librarian

 

Job Details:

Bayonne Public Library is a newly renovated, century-old Carnegie library interested in continuing to build a new, more active library culture in Bayonne. 

A large focus of this job is working closely with patrons, with an emphasis on children, to promote library collections & services, conduct reader’s advisory & reference services, and actively participate in creating, designing, and implementing new programs and services including toddler & preschool story times, arts & crafts programs, the summer reading program, and whatever other programs you imagine. 

Responsibilities will include providing support to the public & staff at the Children’s Room Desk, assisting patrons in selection & location of services and books, planning & conducting programs, coordinating with other staff for publicity of said programs, Children’s Room collection development & maintenance, creation & maintenance of seasonal displays of books & other media, and outreach to schools including coordination of class visits. 

Fluency in Arabic or Spanish would be a helpful skill, but is not required. Full-time, 35 hours per week, with two nights per week and 2 Saturdays per month. 

 

Requirements to apply:

  1. An NJ Professional Certificate or ALA-accredited Masters in Library & Information Science. 
  2. Residency in the State of New Jersey within one year of hire in accordance with New Jersey Revised Statutes § 52:14-7.
  3. Three files: a cover letter as a .pdf, a resume as a .pdf, and three references as a .pdf. These three files must be attached to a single email, sent to Melody at [email protected], with the email subject "Bayonne Children’s Librarian Application". Only applicants who follow this format will be considered. Email must be received by March 8, 2024.

Compensation:

A salary of at least the NJLA minimum ($59,995); generous vacation, personal, holiday, and sick time off benefits; medical, dental, prescription, and disability insurance; and NJ Public Employee Retirement benefits.

 

Last updated February 23, 2024.

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