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

CUSTODIAN CREW LEADER #117000137

This position is being reposted and previous applicants do not need to reapply to be considered.

An employee in this position supervises custodial services at all branch locations to ensure the library provides a clean, safe and sanitized environment for staff and customers. Oversees and performs general cleaning and maintenance of building and grounds. Leads, plans, trains, schedules and evaluates the work of custodians at all locations. Provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies and implements disciplinary procedures. Performs distribution of supplies to assigned branches. Performs building and grounds maintenance support and repair services for assigned locations.

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Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: High school diploma or GED and one (1) year experience in custodial maintenance of public or commercial buildings, to include some lead or supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary is: $26,358.59 /Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: November 1, 2019

Librarian II Youth Services #117000248

This position is being reposted and previous applicants do not need to reapply to be considered.

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 Branch 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.

Salary is: $43,009.80 /Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian III Learning & Innovation Coordinator Position #117000057

This position is being reposted and previous applicants do not need to reapply to be considered.

An employee in this position develops, coordinates and presents training and development for library staff that ensures a high level of competency in the delivery of customer service. Assesses and evaluates effectiveness of training. Oversees reference and information services to ensure the highest standards of customer service. Leads, directs, coordinates, supports and evaluates staff training activities at all library facilities through team development. Facilitates training system-wide. Facilitates and encourages the exploration of innovation in services and programs.

Applicants selected for interview will be required to submit a short (60-90 second) digital product on a training topic of their choice and a ten-minute presentation of a staff training on customer service.

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Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) and three years of professional public library experience to include one year of supervisory experience in a public library. Trainee candidates must have 30 months (2 ½ years) of professional public library experience to include six months of supervisory experience in a public library.

Additional Training/Experience: Experience as a trainer or program presenter preferred.

Salary: $47,476/yr

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

LIBRARIAN I/IS FTCC LIAISON #117000212

This position is being reposted and previous applicants do not need to apply again to be considered.

The FTCC Librarian I Liaison is funded by FTCC through contractual agreement, and works at the Spring Lake Branch Library. This librarian works the adult reference desk and performs related tasks in support of the Spring Lake Branch Library and its customers. Delivers incoming FTCC student library orientations, to introduce information literacy and library services. Records statistics related to orientations, and classroom visits. Presents information literacy seminars to FTCC classes on the use of Library and FTCC databases. Initiates contact with instructors to schedule library orientation sessions for Academic Readiness and English classes. Promotes the Spring Lake Branch to FTCC students during visits to FTCC Spring Lake campus.

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Location: Spring Lake Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) from an accredited college or university.

Trainee applicants must have completed at least 75% of required course work towards a MLS and submit a letter from the dean of the library school that states the number of credit hours already obtained and that the candidate can complete all master's degree requirements within twelve months.

Current salary is: $39,295.64/Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Custodian Position Roster #117000143 and # 117000146

These positions are being re-posted and previous applicants do not need to apply again to be considered

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: Completion of eighth grade and six months work experience to include some janitorial and/or maintenance duties in an office or commercial environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Current salary is: $24,960.00/year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian II/Local & State History Manager #117000045

This position is being reposted and previous applicants do not need to apply again to be considered.

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/Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled

Librarian IV/Regional Branch Manager #117000004

An employee in this position is responsible for performing complex professional library work and administering a Regional Branch Library. Oversees all branch services including Information and Outreach Services, Youth Services, Circulation Services and Paging. Responsible for the supervision of subordinate staff. Position includes supervision of a Community Branch Manager/Librarian III and/or other significant system wide service. Ensures safety and security for all staff and customers. Considerable independent judgment and initiative as well as interpersonal skills are needed to coordinate work of others. Tact and courtesy are required.

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Location: East Regional Branch Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science and four and a half (4 1/2) years of professional public library experience to include two (2) years of supervisory experience in a public library.

Trainee Appointment:
Trainee candidates must have at least 4 years of professional public library experience and 18 months of supervisory experience in a public library.

Salary: $51,516.19/Year

Closing Date for receipt of applications: open until filled