silhouette_professionalsWorking at the Johnson Public Library is a rewarding experience. JPL is located in the heart of Main Street in downtown Hackensack, which means the building is always full of life and activity! Our central location in the county seat of Bergen County makes us the go-to resource for working professionals, young parents, teens, and people from all walks of life.

One thing for sure, our staff is never bored!


The Johnson Public Library seeks a part-time reference librarian to work 12 hours per week.

The desk schedule would be as follows (with a 15 minute break)
Monday: 9 to 1
Wednesday: 9 to 1
Friday: 9 to 1
Additionally: Occasional evenings and Saturdays

Education and experience: MLIS degree (Librarian), or MLIS degree candidate (Library Associate).

Responsibilities:
Provide reference services to a diverse community of patrons with different levels of literacy and/or technological abilities.

Assist patrons with computer tasks including printing, file attachments, downloads and basic troubleshooting.

Instruct the public on the use of ebooks, downloadable audio, and other technologies.

Work on special projects as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director.
Other duties as required.

Skills and Interests:
Excellent customer service attitude and people skills required.
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of print and computerized reference resources.
Salary: $29 per hour for Librarian, $22 per hour for Library Associate

Application: Send resume, cover letter and references to Sharon Castanteen at castanteen@hackensack.bccls.org by September 15.

Updated: 8.14.2017