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Roseland Free Public Library is looking for a part time library assistant to join our dynamic team.

The Library Assistant will be responsible for a wide range of services, including, but not limited to, greeting patrons as they enter the Library; checking in/out materials; shelving and organizing materials; registering patrons for accounts and resolving account concerns; assisting patrons to locate items in the Library collections; assisting patrons with basic computer/printing needs; and assisting with library programming of all ages.

Experience running a book club is desirable, but not required. We are looking for a new host for our monthly book club, so if it is of interest to you, please share your interest and experience in your letter of interest.

This is a part-time position; 4-8 hours per week, and may include one evening each week and a Saturday rotation. Applicants must be available to work at least one (1) 4-hour shift between the hours of 9 am and 8 pm Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm on Friday, and Saturday 10am-3pm.

Experience working in BCCLS libraries is desirable, although not necessary. Preference will be given to candidates with library experience. Excellent customer service skills, willingness to learn, flexibility, and the ability to work as a team member are a must.

Hourly rate of $15 per hour.

Interested individuals should be aware that the New Jersey First Act requires employees of all public employers to reside in or establish residency in the State of New Jersey within one year unless otherwise exempted under the law.

To apply, send an email with a letter of interest, resume and one (1) reference to the Library director, Elisabet Kennedy, at No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to applications received before September 8, 2023.

Roseland Free Public Library serves as a warm and welcoming space in the heart of our borough.The Roseland Free Public Library is a member of BCCLS (the Bergen County Cooperative Library System), which includes 77 libraries in northern New Jersey and circulates over twelve million items annually. As a member library, our staff has access to professional development and the support of a large community of library professionals.

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