Librarian 1 (Technology)
Job Description and Requirements:

    Under supervision, functions at the entry level of the professional librarian class of jobs providing variety of library services; performs related duties as required.


    A Master's degree in library or Information Sciences (MLS) in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master's program In Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edi son State College (current enrollment will be considered). ONLY THOSE WITH MLS DEGREE OR ON TRACK TO OBTAIN MLS DEGREE WILL BE CONSIDERED.


    Thorough understanding of current and emerging technology trends, including information technology that is specific to library services

    Demonstrated proficiency in contemporary information technology, such as standard desktop hardware and software, mobile devices, and popular web-based technologies

    Proven project management, troubleshooting, and problem resolution skills

    Demonstrated ability to lead presentations and teach new skills to a broad range of learners, both one-on-one and in a classroom setting

    Strong verbal and written communication skills

    General reference and customer service skills


    Assists patrons in finding desired information or resources and furnishes information on library activities, facilities and services.

    Organizes and conducts library tours, book talks. Film programs, reading clubs. etc. for the purpose of promoting literacy, fostering use of library resources and/or to inform the community and various organizations of available library services.

    Provides research services, answering reference questions and explaining the use and availability of reference sources In all appropriate formats.

    Provides bibliographic instruction using print, electronic and online resources.

    Assists public and staff in making effective use of library equipment and provides formal training and
    Instruction in the effective use of electronic resources.

    Designs, organizes and maintains library materials and electronic c resources by using appropriate systems of access their compatible with the needs and styles of learning of the public.

    Reviews collections to develop or discard/discontinue: assists in the selection and evaluation of resources for delivery in the mos1approprlalo format: may recommend the purchase or rental of library supplies/materials lacking into consideration priority needs and budget limitations.

    Determines content and arrangement of library material for displays, exhibits, and special library programs.

    Performs original cataloging by assigning classic fiction numbers and descriptive headings according to appropriate systems of access.

    Gives talks before groups, organizations, co-worker s and the public.

    Exchanges ideas .information and opinions with supervisors to formulate policies. procedures. provides high quality services.

    Mentors newer staff members.

    Attends seminars and meetings of professional and technical organizations for the purpose or keeping informed about current and emerging library services and technical developments.

    Participates in professional associations concerned with improving methods and techniques of information services.

    Acts as library representative at meetings and conferences.

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How to apply:
  • Individuals will only be considered if they possess the minimum requirements listed above.
  • All applicants: In order to be considered for a job opening, an Application for Employment must be completed for each position. Resumes may be attached but are not considered as substitution for a fully completed job application form.
  • Mail: Completed applications referencing the job title code on the application to: County of Monmouth, Human Resources Department, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Phone: To request a Job Application be mailed to you, call 732-431-7300
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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