Senior Library Assistant

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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The R. Barbara Gitenstein Library is seeking candidates for a Senior Library Assistant. 

This postion is responsible for handling the receipt and preliminary processing of Library materials including books, media, and standing orders. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  •     Receive and verify vendor shipments
  •     Search for and input bibliographic information into Library database as needed
  •     Maintain standing order database
  •     Generate monthly reports
  •     Sort and distribute daily mail
  •     Assist in projects as needed

Required Qualifications: 

  • Years of experience 1+
  • Degree  HS
  • Computer and clerical skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Library Experience
  • Ability to do OCLC searching
  • Detail oriented

About TCNJ 

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. 

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.