Digital Resources Librarian
(July 16, 2020)
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000
The Morristown and Morris Township Library’s North Jersey History and Genealogy Center seeks a dynamic, creative, outgoing full-time digital resources librarian. The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center has one of the best local history collections in the state and already has an excellent online presence. The successful candidate will add to that online presence from our various Morris County manuscript collections, our local photograph collections, our impressive collection of original work and works about Thomas Nast, A.B. Frost and Lucille Hobbie to name a few. The digital resources librarian should have experience uploading video and audio, and digitizing exhibits. The successful candidate will also provide reference services to our visitors who come from across the country and beyond. The Digital Librarian also does original cataloging. The digital librarian will work one night a week and one weekend day every other week. The position requires an M.L.S. or M.L.I.S.
An interest in U.S. history and genealogy would help and a fluency in Spanish would be a bonus. For more about the job see the attached job description. Please note only New Jersey residents or candidates intending on moving to New Jersey will be accepted. Please send your cover letter and resume to Department Head of the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, James Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Jersey History & Genealogy Center – Digital Resources Librarian
Reports to: Head of the North Jersey History & Genealogy Center
The digital resources librarian is a full-time, exempt position that provides reference services to patrons and performs special projects as directed.
Qualifications and Requirements
All Library employees are expected to be courteous and helpful in their dealings with both fellow staff and the public. Promptness, neatness and regular attendance and the ability to be a self-starter are also important parts of this position. Employees must be able to lift, sort, and shelve library materials as required. Employees must be able to work some nights and weekends.