Employment Opportunities

How to apply

Applications must be completed and submitted online through Cumberland County Human Resources. Open recruitment positions may be closed at any time without notice. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m on the closing date.

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Job announcements

Library Circulation Supervisor #117000193

An employee in this position manages all aspects of a branch circulation department to ensure work performed meets all library goals and exceptional customer service standards are maintained. Works closely with other department managers to ensure service desks are covered.

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Location: Spring Lake Library

Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector.

Equivalent Training
Associate’s degree in Library and Information Technology and two years of relevant public library experience or; an Associate’s degree and three years of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector or; graduation from high school and five years of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management Preferences:
Supervisory experience preferred

Negative drug test and background check are required

Salary is: $37,515.93/year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: April 10, 2021

Librarian II Youth Services #117000248

An employee in this position is required to provide reference service and readers’ advisory in youth literature. Develops and presents programs for youth from birth through grade 12. May act as supervisor in charge on a regular basis in the absence of the manager. Works with other YS Librarian II’s under the direction of the Division Manager for Youth Services to plan and implement new services and programs for youth. May be assigned system-wide responsibilities such as grant management, new service development, or ordering materials.

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Location: East Regional library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Must have two (2) years experience as a professional librarian. Six months supervisory experience preferred. Experience in providing services to youth is preferred.

Equivalent Training/Experience
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian.

Special Requirements:
In this position you will be required to travel to and from multiple locations to perform some of the services and programs offered.

Salary is:$43,009.80 /Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian II/Local & State History Manager #117000045

An employee in this position is responsible for the overall supervision of the Local and State History Department, including management of the collection, and supervision, training, and scheduling of staff in the Local and State History department. Co-coordinates the supervision, training, and scheduling of IS staff for general information services. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Headquarters Services Manager. This position regularly acts as Person in Charge in the absence of the Headquarters Services Manager.

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Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) and two years of professional librarian experience required.

Management Preference:
MLS professional librarian experience in a public library preferred; experience with genealogy and/or family history research resources and methods preferred; experience with archives and preservation of documents is preferred; six months supervisory experience preferred.

Trainee Qualifications:
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

Salary: $43,009.80 to $44,079.00 per year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian II Youth Services #117000046

An employee in this position is required to provide reference service and readers’ advisory in youth literature. Develops and presents programs for youth from birth through grade 12. May act as supervisor in charge on a regular basis in the absence of the manager. Works with other YS Librarian II’s under the direction of the Division Manager for Youth Services to plan and implement new services and programs for youth. May be assigned system-wide responsibilities such as grant management, new service development, or ordering materials.

More information on job duties here

Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Must have two (2) years experience as a professional librarian. Six months supervisory experience preferred. Experience in providing services to youth is preferred.

Equivalent Training/Experience
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian.

Special Requirements:
In this position you will be required to travel to and from multiple locations to perform some of the services and programs offered.

Salary is: $43,009.80 /Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian III/Branch Manager Position #117000237

*This position is being reposted and previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply*

Employee is responsible for hiring, supervising, training, evaluating, and scheduling subordinate supervisors and branch staff to ensure customers are given efficient, prompt, and competent assistance and pleasant working conditions are maintained. This position oversees all branch services and operations in accordance with policy and procedures, including Information Services, Youth Services, Circulation Services, and Paging. Hires, supervises, trains, evaluates, and schedules branch staff.

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Location: West Regional Library

Requirements: Master's degree in Library Science and three years of professional public library experience to include one year of supervisory experience in a public library.

Equivalent Training/Experience
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian.

Special Requirements:
Trainee candidates must have 30 months (2½ years) of professional public library experience to include six months of supervisory experience in a public library.

Management Preference: Experience as a trainer preferred

Salary is: $47,073.21 - $50,875.86 Annually

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Custodian Position Roster #117000138 & 117000141

These positions are being reposted and previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply

The major objective of this position is to perform building and grounds maintenance in order to keep the Library facilities clean, attractive and functioning efficiently. An employee in this position
is responsible for sweeping, mopping and using vacuum cleaners to clean floors; washing walls, windows, woodwork and fixtures; and policing building to empty trash receptacles and pick up of debris, etc. Dusts and cleans desks and other furniture; cleans and sanitizes restrooms using established practices and procedures; strips wax, waxes and buffs floor surfaces, etc. Assists with the setup of meetings and events at the library.

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Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: Education and/or experience in housekeeping and/or custodial work that is directly related to the job.

Negative drug test and background check are required

Current salary is: $24,960.00/year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled