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Posted on February 11, 2024

Burlington County Library System

The Burlington County Library System has multiple openings for Librarians and Librarians to-be.

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Posted on February 6, 2024

Media Specialist (Available 4/1/24 Tenure Track)

Bernards Township School District

  • Position Type:
      High School Teaching/Media Specialist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Ridge High School

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

Apply online:

Posted on February 5, 2024

Long Hill Township School District

Morris County N.J.


Central Middle School

90 Central Ave.

Stirling NJ 07980


Middle School Library Media Specialist
2024-2025 School Year

This position serves as Middle School Library Media Specialist and is responsible for the following cycle courses:

  • Digital Literacy and Communication - 7th Grade
  • Financial Literacy and Career Exploration - 8th Grade


1.  New Jersey Standard Certification or Certificate of Eligibility in the appropriate subject area:  

  • N.J. School Library Media Specialist

2.  Required criminal history background check.

Based on degree and experience as per the LHEA salary guide.

Apply online via the following Link:

Posted on January 9, 2024

Lower School Library Media Specialist

Princeton Day School is seeking a Lower School Library Media Specialist to begin in the 2024-25 school year to lead a service-oriented library and educational technology program that fully incorporates a variety of print and digital resources. The Lower School Library Media Specialist will work collaboratively with colleagues, demonstrate a passion for students and their literacy development, and embrace the dynamic nature of libraries and technology in education.

Leader: The Lower School Library Media Specialist will oversee the library facility, curriculum, and resources to create a welcoming, innovative learning environment. They will provide leadership in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of print and digital resources to develop a library and technology program that meets the diverse needs of the PDS Lower School community. The Library Media Specialist will effectively delegate library and technology support tasks to the Lower School Library Media Assistant.

Instructional Partner: The Library Media Specialist will collaborate with faculty to build and strengthen connections among the literacy and information needs of students, curricular content, and the library. They will be an expert in promoting children’s literature, lead inquiry research units, and teach information literacy and digital citizenship skills. They will design a curriculum utilizing a wide variety of technological and library resources to ensure that students and staff are effective and ethical users of technology and information. They will empower students to be enthusiastic readers, as well as skillful inquirers.

Technology Specialist: The Library Media Specialist will be experienced in an array of educational and library technologies. They will provide leadership in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, vetting, implementation, and support of technologies for use in the Lower School. The Library Media Specialist will report to the Head of Libraries, the Director of Academic Technology, and the Lower School Division Head. They will liaise directly with the IT Department to ensure the division’s technology needs are addressed.


  • An ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent degree.
  • Experience at the elementary level in library services, including instruction of research, information, and digital literacy skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to creatively promote literature and literacy.
  • Experience with educational technology, such as learning management systems, classroom technology, and elementary education applications.
  • A desire to enhance and support teaching and learning through the identification and use of appropriate technologies.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead change, work collaboratively, and instruct students and adults creatively.
  • A familiarity with AASL and ISTE standards.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and growth.
  • An understanding of and commitment to Princeton Day School's mission and philosophy, including its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Princeton Day School is the region's premier independent day school for students from Pre-K through Grade 12. We aspire to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive community in which all members are seen, challenged, affirmed, respected and valued. Nestled on a picturesque 106-acre campus just two miles from Downtown Princeton and with a history dating back to 1899, PDS provides students with unparalleled opportunities for discovery, exploration and innovation and seeks employees who are passionate about their work and who embrace the importance of lifelong learning.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, a link to samples of their work and a list of at least three professional references to

Posted on January 7, 2024

Kenilworth Public Schools


School Library Media Specialist

Full-time 10-Month position OR part-time flexible schedule

Tenure track

David Brearley Middle-High School

Start Date: February 13, 2024


  1. Valid NJDOE Educational Services School Library Media Specialist Certificate.
  2. Demonstrated ability related to collection development, information technology, research methodology and library program designs for children and adolescents.
  3. Previous high school media center experience preferred.
  4. Familiarity with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), design challenges, integrative design, and STEM, desired.
  5. Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills.
  6. Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.
  7. Must meet NJ Residency requirements as per the New Jersey First Act, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70).

REPORTS TO: Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Terms of tenure track position per collective bargaining agreement. Starting salary prorated: Step 1BA - $71,017 / Step 1MA - $79,122.

APPLICATION: Please apply through Kenilworth’s Frontline Education portal at  by January 31, 2024.

Posted on December 12, 2023


Anticipated Start Date: Immediately 

Apply to join our innovative school district at! Job ID: 664 via Applitrack



To provide curricular and instructional modifications to students demonstrating gifted behaviors as per the district’s continuum of services;  progress monitor student performance and growth; assist classroom teachers with differentiation and instructional strategies for students exhibiting gifted behaviors; 



To assist teachers and students in the effective use of the media center and information technology as a learning resource to support the school's curriculum and to develop students' technology and information literacy skills.



  1. New Jersey Instructional Certificate or eligibility 

  2. Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching methods and developmentally appropriate classroom activities 

  3. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment 

  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills 




  1. Valid New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and School Library Media Specialist Endorsement

  2. Minimum experience as determined by the board: 3 years 

  3. Demonstrated ability related to collection development, information technology, research methodology and library program designs for children and adolescents

  4. Effective problem-solving, human relations, and communication skills

Posted on November 28, 2023

Librarian at Touro University

Please apply directly at: https://tcnycareers-



Manage a library collection, delivery of its services, and programs and daily maintenance of



  1. Manage a Library collection including selection, organization, preservation, and retention of college-level materials in a variety of field and formats.
  2. Provide reference and bibliographic services including instruction and assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus. Development of bibliographies and
  3. other reference aids and the performance of online searches when appropriate.
  4. Participate in Library orientation and out-reach programs including the presentation of workshops and seminars, the design of instructional materials and exhibits, and contribution to library publications.
  5. Supervise the daily operations of a library including personnel facilities and collection maintenance, materials receipt and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation.
  6. Librarians must make every effort to make sure the library atmosphere should be one of
  7. cooperation civility and collegiality.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall efficiency of the library.


Education/ Experience

  • Masters of Library Science required

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Knowledge of bibliographic database searching
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Some knowledge of Hebrew preferred

Physical Demands

  • Extensive Use of Computers
  • Extensive time sitting and standing
  • Able to lift up to 10 lbs.

Maximum Salary

USD $55,005.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $44,003.00/Yr.

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