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Full Time Bi-Lingual Librarian - West Orange Public Library - West Orange Public Library

Posted on March 16, 2017

Description

West Orange Public Library is looking for a bi-lingual Spanish/English Librarian to join our staff and provide outreach to West Orange’s thriving Hispanic Community.

West Orange is a diverse community of around 47,000 people 16 miles from NYC. 29% of West Orange residents are foreign born, and 33% speak a language other than English. Approximately 43% of those have limited English proficiency. In total around 16% of West Orange’s population speaks Spanish at home. The largest concentration of Spanish speakers live within walking distance of the library. We would like a Spanish speaker in order to fully meet the needs of the Hispanic community.

Responsibilities

In addition to providing outreach to the Hispanic community your responsibilities will be general adult programming, promoting library events, world language collection development, and reference services for all ages.

Qualifications

Skills: Spanish/English bilingual. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Computer Skills: Basic office skills. Database and catalog searching skills.

Education Required: MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Bilingual Spanish/English.

Compensation

37.5 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours are required. Salary meets NJLA guidelines. Salary is $50,765. The position also includes an excellent benefits package. Position is subject to NJDOP regulations. This is a NJ Civil Service position.

Location

West Orange, NJ, USSA

URL

http://www.wopl.org/

To Apply

Résumé review will begin March 5, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

David Cubie, Director West Orange Public Library 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. West Orange, NJ 07052

or email [email protected] Put “Bi-Lingual Librarian” in email subject line.

Company Information

West Orange Free Public Library 46 Mount Pleasant Avenue West Orange New Jersey 07083 United States

Contact Information

David Cubie Phone: (973) 736-0198 Fax: 973-324-9817 [email protected] www.wopl.org