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7/21/2014 - Librarian 1


Job Opportunity


County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

July 21, 2014


Librarian 1 (Serves as Community Relations Librarian)

Cumberland County Library

Full-Time Position

Starting Salary: $34,938


Duties:              Reports to the Library Director; performs entry-level professional library work of a varied nature at the Cumberland County Library including liaison to the Friends of the county library, public and media relations, readers’ guidance, reference services, materials selection, implementing community programs, grant writing and related work as required. 

Requirements:   Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Ability to proficiently use software packages like Microsoft Work and Photoshop or equivalent programs. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and support of the principles of intellectual freedom. Demonstrated ability to comprehend the effective use of library electronic and/or manual recording and information systems. Ability to effectively read, write, speak and understand English.


Hours:            Work shifts vary. Will be required to work every third Saturday and one evening each week.



Note:                Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.    


Response deadline is August 4, 2014.


Applicants should mail or email cover letters, resumes, and letters of recommendation to:

Library Director Jean C. Edwards

Cumberland County Library

800 E. Commerce St.

Bridgeton, NJ 08302  

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.