Employment at the Mercer County Library System

Interested in working for the Mercer County Library System? We accept resumes on an ongoing basis for professional librarians and individuals who are interested in clerical or page positions. Résumés may be submitted care of:

Ellen O'Shea Brown, Library Director
Mercer County Library System
Lawrence HQ Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
email:
director@mcl.org
fax: (609) 538-1206

Note: Mercer County residency is required within one year of appointment. All applicants are subject to pre-employment tests: drug, physical and criminal background check.

The Mercer County Library System is currently advertising the following opening(s):

Library Page, West Windsor Branch.

Posted 9/10/14

This is a part time, 19 hours per week position. Hours of work are Saturdays 1:00-5:00 p.m., Mondays 1:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesdays 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Wednesdays 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: sorting books onto book carts for the shelvers. Shelving all books daily; shelving reference books when necessary. Doing the Hold Lists and searching the Lost and Missing Items list, as directed. Keeping the adult non-fiction and fiction shelves tidy: shelf reading, straightening books, clearing loose books, any stray papers, pencils or other unnecessary objects from the shelves. Shelf reading magazine boxes and making sure that magazines are all filed in the appropriate boxes. Checking books which may need mending: loose pages, broken spine, torn dust cover, damaged spine label. Changing the status of the books to mending and placing on the mending shelf. Keeping scrap paper and sharpened pencils available for patron’s use at the various tables. Perform other tasks as specified by the branch manager.

Once permanent, a Page title does accrue vacation and sick time and is eligible for holiday pay. The salary range for this non-affiliated title is $8.57 to $10.48 per hour.

Résumés may be submitted care of:

Ellen O'Shea Brown, Library Director
Mercer County Library System
Lawrence HQ Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
email:
director@mcl.org
fax: (609) 538-1206

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