The Library Board of Trustees must formally approve the creation of any new position and the current budget must provide adequate funds to compensate the appointee. All vacancies shall be filled by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Library Director.
Whenever a vacancy or a new position is available an announcement is disseminated to Library and Borough government employees. A job description for the position will be available from the Administrative Office. After the position has been posted internally for 5 days and is unfilled, the position will be advertised in the local media, placement offices of area library schools, job hotlines and other publications as appropriate for the position.
Applicants must complete the Madison Public Library application and submit a resume.
Current Job Opportunities:
Position Available – Full Time Librarian, Adult Services Department, Madison Public Library
The Madison Public Library is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Librarian in the Adult Services Department. This position will include reference/reader’s advisory duties, technology, Maker Space, programs involving all ages and community outreach. The work week is 36 hours including a rotation of evening and weekend hours.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, highly tech-savvy and forward thinking. Excellent customer service ethic, a strong knowledge of print and online reference sources and great teamwork skills are essential. The candidate must also exhibit strong communication skills and an interest and comfort level in developing technology, programming and community outreach.
The job duties will include, but not be limited to: reference and readers advisory services, collection development, program planning and development, participation in the Library’s digital presence, publicizing library services, social media, outreach into the community and assisting patrons in the use of the Library’s collection, services and equipment.
This position requires a Master’s degree in library or information science or equivalent, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and eligibility to obtain a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate within a 6 month period. Consideration will be given to candidates anticipating spring or summer 2018 graduation.
The salary will meet the minimum salary recommended by the New Jersey Library Association.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Lynn Favreau, Library Director, (Lynn.Favreau@mainlib.org). No faxes, telephone calls or in-person inquiries. Beyond acknowledging receipt, the library will only contact the candidates it wishes to interview.
The deadline for submission is Sunday, May 20, 2018. ADA/EOE