Staff Development & Engagement Coordinator - Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)

Posted on April 13, 2017


The Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) seeks a dynamic individual for its new Staff Development and Engagement Coordinator to serve the approximately 1,500 staff throughout the 77 member libraries of BCCLS. In tandem with its forthcoming Strategic Plan, BCCLS is prioritizing its strong need for central coordination of training opportunities for the full suite of products and services offered to member libraries through the BCCLS office. Innovation is key to growing this important focus of BCCLS.


● Plans, coordinates and conducts a variety of training sessions offered through BCCLS for member library staff • Creates and publishes training materials • Communicates regularly with the BCCLS membership to determine training needs • Actively seeks opportunities for training from external sources when necessary • Acts as main contact with external organizations interested in holding events and programs throughout BCCLS • Serves on BCCLS committees as assigned by the Executive Director • Other duties as assigned


● M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library science program AND/OR a Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in training/staff development for libraries ● Excellent English, organizational, and interpersonal skills ● Commitment to excellent customer service ● High level of comfort and experience with public speaking ● Ability to travel statewide and nationwide for professional conferences and events


$60,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience.


Hackensack, NJ, United States


To Apply

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and list of three references to Executive Director Marie Coughlin at [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Company Information

This is a full-time, 35-hour-per-week position and the employee reports to the Executive Director. Work will primarily be performed at the BCCLS office at 810 Main Street in Hackensack, NJ, with occasional visits to member libraries when necessary.Generous health and 403b benefits are provided. BCCLS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not subject to New Jersey First state residency requirements, nor are any BCCLS positions eligible for the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System (PERS/pension system).