WEST ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (FULL-TIME)
EMPHASIS: Adult services with an emphasis on outreach to West Orange Hispanic community.
West Orange Public Library is looking for a bi-lingual Spanish/English Librarian to join our staff and provide outreach to West Orange’s thriving Hispanic Community.
West Orange is a diverse community of around 47,000 people 16 miles from NYC. 29% of West Orange residents are foreign born, and 33% speak a language other than English. Approximately 43% of those have limited English proficiency. In total around 16% of West Orange’s population speaks Spanish at home. The largest concentration of Spanish speakers live within walking distance of the library. We would like a Spanish speaker in order to fully meet the needs of the Hispanic community.
RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to providing outreach to the Hispanic community your responsibilities will be general adult programming, promoting library events, world language collection development, and reference services for all ages.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate. Bilingual Spanish/English.
Experience with adult programming. Experience with grant writing.
37.5 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours are required.
Salary meets NJLA guidelines. Salary is $51,783. The position also includes an excellent benefits package. Position is subject to NJDOP regulations. This is a NJ Civil Service position.
Résumé review will begin July 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: David Cubie, Director, West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052. firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Bi-Lingual Librarian” in email subject line.