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Personnel Department

640 East Wood St
P.O. Box 1508
Vineland, NJ 08362-1508
Phone: (856) 794-4000                 Fax:     (856) 405-4604


​​Current Job Postings

The City of Vineland is accepting employment applications currently for the position/s of:

Library Associate/Adult Services Department

Position Available

Job Description

Information Desk duties:

· Answers in-person patron questions and telephone calls

· Locates library materials for patrons

· Provides basic reader advisory

· Instructs patrons in the use of the online catalog (Encore) & reference databases

· Orders library materials from other libraries for patrons using Sierra and


· Assists patrons with public access computers and scanner

· Assists patrons with computer use (e.g. printing, changing margins, saving to

flash drives & setting up email accounts.)

· Prepares the Information Desk area for library opening and closing

· Collects payments and makes changes

· Supervises student computer assistant

· Supervises library security guards when librarian on duty

Other Duties:

· Opens and closes the library with the assistance of Children’s Department staff

· Updates library social media with adult program information

· Prepares content and arrangement of library material for displays, exhibits &

special library programs

· Serves on adult programming team

· Revises and updates library handouts

· Reads professional journals and communicates with other libraries

· Sorts book donations for the FOL book sale

· Responds to email reference requests

· Other duties as assigned


Knowledge and abilities:

· Excellence in general vocabulary, spelling and grammar of standard English

· Ability to prepare correspondence and public information brochures and flyers

· Knowledge of standard library reference tools – print & digital

· Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System

· Ability to learn to use staff catalog

· Ability to follow oral and written orders and directions

· Ability to work with fellow employees as an effective team member

· Ability to lift, bend, and stand throughout the day

· Ability to lift up to 10 pounds

· Ability to push a loaded book cart

· Ability to speak clearly, concisely & courteously; pleasant manner in dealing with

public in person, by phone, and through email or social media.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office

· Knowledge of various social media platforms

· Knowledge of various devices (e.g. Kindle, Nook, iPad)

· Knowledge (paraprofessional) of typical library departments, functions and

services provided to the public

· Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces products & cataloging principles



· 4-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, no



· 3 years of varied experience in a public library

· Bilingual in Spanish

Hours and Salary:

· 20 hours per week

· At least one evening per week and one Saturday per month as needed

· Starting salary $19.09

· No benefits


Submit resume to:

Christine Koehler, Head of Adult Services

Vineland Public Library

1058 E. Landis Avenue

Vineland, NJ 08360


Deadline: March 30, 2018

Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls please.
Those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Please inquire in the Personnel Department for NJCSC Job Specifications

Please send, email or fax resume to:
City of Vineland, Personnel Division,
640 E. Wood St, POB 1508, Vineland, NJ 08362-1508


Fax: 856-405-4604