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PT JOB OPENING– November 2022



Primary Department: Circulation



  • Welcome and assist library patrons with a smile at busy Circulation Desk, with occasional coverage in other departments

  • Perform superior in-person and telephone Customer Service

  • Use computer system to help patrons locate, borrow and return books and media, and to create and update library cards

  • Reader’s Advisory:  assist patrons at all service desks and in the stacks in selection of best books, films and music materials to meet specific needs and interests

  • Lead or lend a hand with programming as needed, e.g., plan a lecture, lead a book group

  • Shelve materials throughout library and keep the stacks organized, neat and clean

  • Related duties as required


HOURS:  Schedule has some flexibility. (13hrs/wk plus every third Saturday)

  • Tuesday 1pm-6pm

  • Wednesday 5pm-9pm

  • Thursday 12pm-4pm

  • Every 3rd Saturday 9am-5pm

  • Occasional Sundays as needed


STARTING SALARY: $14 - $16, commensurate with experience


  • Team player:  Loves meeting & inspiring people.  Enjoys working with adults and children in a busy environment

  • Customer-focused: warm, friendly, helpful, courteous & energetic with a can-do, positive attitude

  • Excellent communication skills, computer proficient; creativity, familiarity with social media and desktop publishing experience a plus

  • Knowledge of popular books and media in all formats and a desire to share that knowledge with others

  • Able to create, administer or assist with programming.  Fresh ideas welcome.

  • Able to lift books, stand, shelve on low and high shelves

  • College degree and BCCLS experience a plus



For employment application, please visit www.ridgewoodlibrary.org or the Circulation Desk.
Please send application, resume & references to:
Lisa Trent, Circulation Supervisor, ltrent@ridgewoodlibrary.org


The Ridgewood Library hires under NJDOP & EOE guidelines. Fully qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.

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