Launch your library career! Learn the fundamentals of public library operations with this entry-level position. You will process library materials, making them available to over a million residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties, and work at our information desk, serving as our patrons’ first point of contact. This is a 28 hour per week position that includes every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The other shifts can be determined based on your schedule and the library’s staffing needs.
Provide high quality customer service at the information desk, fostering a
welcoming environment for library users.
Maintain item records by updating and/or correcting the material type,
department location or call numbers on materials as needed.
Pre-link materials on order and link new materials to the database.
Potential for additional duties or projects based on your interests and career
High School degree required; BA/BS preferred
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
Proficient in social media communication, mostly on Instagram, Snapchat and
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to train and assist others in use of equipment, software, and related
Ability to kneel, crouch, lift a minimum of 35 lbs and tolerate moderate dust
Knowledge of Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) preferred, but not
Resident of New Jersey, or willing to establish a primary residence in New
Jersey within one year of hire date (unless a New Jersey First Act exemption
Starting at $14/hr; union position with generous paid vacation, personal and leave
Please send a cover letter and resume to Director Julie Marallo at [email protected], with both documents in pdf format. No phone calls or visits, please. All candidates who send both a cover letter and resume confirming that they meet the criteria listed under “Qualifications” will be contacted. The Tenafly Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Tenafly Public Library
100 Riveredge Rd
Tenafly, NJ 07670