Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for us? We accept resumes on an ongoing basis for professional librarians and individuals who are interested in clerical or page positions.

Résumés may be submitted care of:

Ellen Brown, Library Director
Mercer County Library System
Lawrence HQ Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
email: director@mcl.org
fax: (609) 538-1206

Note: Mercer County residency is required within one year of appointment. All applicants are subject to pre-employment tests: drug, physical and criminal background check.

Résumés will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Current Openings

COVID-19 Update

Any candidate wishing to pursue a vacancy with the library system will be required to at some point work evenings, weekends, and holidays. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable to what could be a changing environment. Part time staff in particular must be aware that most part time positions require working every Saturday and/or Sunday, or at least every other. Some require, under normal circumstances, more than one evening per week.

Please also remember our programming needs have changed – in addition to in-house programming, we engage our public by creating virtual programming and participating in the library’s blog and other social media outlets. Outreach is also an important component to any library position.

  • PT Library Assistant, Hightstown Branch

    Please accept this email as an announcement of an anticipated part-time vacancy in the title of Library Assistant at the Hightstown Memorial Library.  Successful candidates should display excellent customer service skills and willingness to be a part of a team environment while working with a diverse public. Candidates should exhibit a strong sense of friendly professionalism, flexibility, and efficiency, and […]

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  • PT Library Assistant, Hickory Corner Branch

    Please accept this email as an announcement of an anticipated part-time vacancy in the title of Library Assistant at the Hickory Corner Branch.  The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and willingness to be a part of a team environment while working with a diverse public. Computer proficiency is required including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of […]

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  • Building Maintenance Worker, PT

    Please be advised the Mercer County Library System is seeking a part time, 25 hour per week Building Maintenance Worker. The primary hours for this position will be 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Primary Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of this position will be to deliver library materials and supplies to the nine branches of the library system, […]

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