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The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey is proud to be a Library Journal “Star Library”.

Please click on the links below to open the PDFs to view our current full-time and part-time opportunities. 

Location Job Opening
North Plainfield  Branch Manager
 Additional Current Vacancies

How to Apply:

  • SCLSNJ will only consider applications for positions that are currently open and posted on this website.
  • Materials may be dropped off  between the hours of 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at any branch in a sealed envelope.
  • Email submissions are only accepted through our Human Resources email address:  
  • Job seekers may call our 24/7 hotline to hear about available openings and upcoming career fairs.
  • If you apply via email to Human Resources, documents must be in ONE email as PDF attachments.

Read below carefully the required documents you need to submit for consideration: 

What are the next steps in the process?

  • Due to the large volume of applications and resumes that are received, SCLSNJ will only notify candidates if they are selected for an interview. 
  • If a candidate is selected, our Human Resources Department will contact candidates via phone and email to schedule an interview.
  • If the interview is scheduled as a virtual meeting, you must be prepared to receive and access the virtual invitation from Human Resources.

Please note the following:

  • We do not accept unsolicited phone calls about the status of job postings or available openings.
  • A resumé will not be accepted in lieu of all requested materials we require to apply.
  • Open positions are placed on the website as they become available and are generally posted for up to two weeks.
  • All positions are year-round.  We do not have temporary or seasonal positions at any time.

For information about new job openings:

  • Please visit our website frequently.
  • You may also follow our social media career pages on LinkedIn and Facebook.
  • You may sign up for job alerts for upcoming virtual open house events.

Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey is an equal-opportunity employer. Equal Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey where employment opportunities, development, and advancement are based on job qualifications without discrimination based on race, sex, gender, religion, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, domestic partnership (as defined by the Domestic Partnership Act, N.J.S.A. 26:8A-1 to 10), civil union partnership (as defined in P.L. 2006, c. 103) or physical or mental handicap or disability or perception of physical or mental handicap or disability (collectively, “protected status”) in its employment policies or practices or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s commitment to equal opportunity is applied to all personnel policies and practices, including but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination as well as social and recreational activities.  will make reasonable accommodations for employees and job applicants with disabilities.

The library respects the diversity that exists within our community and among our employees and strives to maintain a workplace culture based on inclusiveness where respect, equity, and positive recognition of differences are cultivated.

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey.