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Subject: JOB POSTING
SUPERVISOR, REFERENCE SERVICES
Camden County Library, located in Voorhees, New Jersey is
seeking a dynamic team player to head its reference department and
to serve on the library's administrative team. CCL is a growing
library system with a main library in Voorhees and three branches
(soon to be four). Camden County Library is a leader in southern
New Jersey, providing reference services not only to residents of
the county, but also telephone reference back up to over 400
libraries in the south Jersey area. In addition, the Library has
just received a grant to open a computer training lab which will be
shared by CCL and the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.
CCL has had internet access available to the public for over a year
and is currently working on a new LAN.
The successful applicant must demonstrate a working knowledge
of both print and electronic reference services; a strong service
orientation; strong administrative and leadership skills; ability
to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to plan,
organize, implement and evaluate reference services and special
projects. Supervisory experience needed. Must be able to work
under pressure with grace and humor (as well as other members on
the administrative team).
DUTIES: Plan and coordinate the library's reference and
information services; train and communicate with library staff;
supervise the daily activities of the Reference Department
including spending time working on the reference desk. Must be
able to communicate the Reference Department's vision and goals to
the library system, the Library Commission and the community.
Participate in library planning, evaluation and policy development.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: $40,661, generous health, dental and
prescription insurance coverage; 20 days vacation and 15 holidays;
New Jersey state retirement program.
LOCATION: Camden County is directly across the river from
Philadelphia and within an easy drive of the ocean, the Poconos,
and the famed Jersey Pinelands. Ninety minutes drive to New York,
three hours from Washington, DC. Successful applicant must reside
in Camden County within 18 months of accepting employment.
APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to Claudia Sumler, Camden
County Library, 203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043 by January 24,