PALS Plus

Website West Milford Township Library

The West Milford Township Library is seeking a tech savvy, detail oriented, innovative, and customer-service oriented individual for the part-time (21 Hour) position of Technology/ Adult Services Library Associate. This position entails technology instruction, program development, readers’ advisory, collection development, website development, and social media management, while working as an integral part of a team.

Responsibilities include:

·         Design and teach technology instructional sessions and classes as well as create tutorials and guides for assisting patrons in the use of technology platforms and databases.

·         Act as the in-library point person for first-step technology issues.

·         Participate in website development (using WordPress).

·         Provide reference service, both in person and on phone, readers’ advisory, and computer assistance.

·         Create promotional materials using Canva.

·         Schedule programs for adults.

·         Participate in collection development for adult materials.

·         Cover Circulation Desk and other service areas as needed.

·         Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the goals of the library.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Students in the process of obtaining an MLIS (or equivalent) would be considered an ideal candidate. Candidate must be willing to become a New Jersey resident within one year of hire. Experience with Workflows and the PALS Plus system is preferred, but not required.

The schedule for this position is 21 hours per week, with one evening per week and weekend coverage on a rotating basis (approximately one weekend per month). Salary is regionally competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a union and civil service position. Offers of employment are pending the completion of a criminal background check. The West Milford Township Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is mid-July. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and the three professional references to Karyn Gost, Library Director, at gost@wmtl.org

To apply for this job email your details to gost@wmtl.org