Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Do you like to help people and engage with your community, while being surrounded by information, new technology, and innovative services? Consider working for the Atlantic County Library System with branches in 9 municipalities; Brigantine, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hammonton, Mays Landing, Pleasantville, Somers Point, and Ventnor.
ACLS offers full-time and part-time professional and non-professional employment with opportunities for advancement. Educational development is encouraged through workshops, conferences, and ongoing training. As a Division of Atlantic County Government, full-time employees of the Atlantic County Library System also enjoy comprehensive benefit packages.
To search and apply for other types of employment within the county, please go to the Atlantic County Government Division of Human Resources webpage.
If you are interested in applying to ACLS for a position not available, you may submit an application online for your preferred job title (e.g. page, library assistant, librarian) and whether you are interested in full-time or part-time work. Applications will remain on file with Atlantic County for 6 months. You can also download and print a application, or request a paper copy by calling the Division of Human Resources at 609-343-2211.
Open Job Postings
Salary: FT $40,000 - $48,878
Department: Department of Administration
Division: Division of Library Services
Location: To be determined
Civil Service Test (NJCSC) Required: NO
Schedule: 35 hours/week.The schedule for this position will include evenings and rotating Saturdays.
Duties: Under supervision, functions at the entry level of the professional librarian class of jobs providing a variety of library services; performs related duties as required. Click for more specific information.
Note: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
Note: Incumbent may be required to complete cross-training in one or more of the following specializations: Children's Services, Reference Services, Technical Services.
A Master's degree in Library or Information Sciences in a library program accredited by the American Library Association or from a New Jersey College Master's program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College.
Appointees may be required to possess a valid license as a Professional Librarian issued by Thomas Edison State College.
NOTE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
NOTE: N.J.S.A. 45:8A-3 and N.J.A.C 15:23-2.1(a) state that any library supported in whole or in part by public funds may require, and any library serving any municipality or group of municipalities having a population of 10,000 inhabitants or over shall require that any person employed as a professional librarian shall hold a professional librarian certificate. N.J.A.C. 15:23-2.1 (b) states that pursuant to N.J.A.C. 15:21-2.3 and 2.4, a library serving any municipality or group of municipalities having a population of 7,500 inhabitants or over, N.J.S.A. 45:8A-3 notwithstanding, will employ, in all professional librarian positions counted for State Library Aid purposes, librarians holding a New Jersey Professional Librarian's Certificate.
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for students, teens, and adults, from helping to clean and sort library materials and displays, to preparing crafts for programming. If you need to fulfill community service obligations or just have some extra time to give, get in touch with your local ACLS Branch for specifics. An application to volunteer must be filled out and submitted to ACLS for Atlantic County approval.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Atlantic County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Office of Equal Opportunity monitors county government for compliance with appropriate laws and guidelines regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. This Office provides direct service to the citizens of our county through its effective oversight of these sensitive issues.