Part Time Youth Services Librarian

The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library in Sewell, NJ seeks applicants for a PT Youth Services Librarian to work approximately 29 hours per week, including some nights and weekends.

Responsibilities include providing services to youth, primarily those in middle and high school. Duties include developing the library collection, implementing programs, and promoting the library through outreach to the community and schools.

Applicants must have a strong knowledge of literature for youth and the ability to assist with readers’ advisory. The applicant must also be able to plan and administer youth programs. Strong customer service skills are essential and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with others. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated librarian who loves working with youth, especially teenagers. Experience working with youth in a public library setting preferred.

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a NJ State Professional Librarian’s Certificate. The hourly range for the position is $22.00 — $30.00 and pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selected candidate, if not a New Jersey resident, will be required to establish New Jersey residency within a year of appointment in accordance with the New Jersey First Act. Preference will be given to applications received by March 3 2017. To apply, send a resumè, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Sheila Mikkelson, Library Director, at

Part Time Library Shelver

The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library in Sewell, NJ seeks applicants for a part-time Library Shelver to work 16 hours per week.

Duties include reshelving library materials, straightening shelves, shifting library materials, and providing directional information to library patrons.

Requires a high school diploma. Requires the ability to accurately sort materials alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically. Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification System and experience working in a library preferred. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Pay is $8.50 per hour.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resumé and contact information for three references to with attention to Sheila Mikkelson, Library Director. Preference will be given to applications received by February 28th 2017.