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Baden Memorial Library Job Opportunity
POSITION: Part-time Library Associate
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with children and the public is required
  • Knowledgeable about books
  • Experience working in a library is desirable.
  • Computer literacy, with experience using Microsoft Word.
  • Child Abuse History Clearance
SAMPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide quality customer service to the public.
  • Use the Library computer system to check library materials in and out, place and fill holds, and register borrowers.
  • Shelve, file, and retrieve library materials.
  • Cooperate as a team member with other staff; assist the Children’s Librarian as assigned
  • Community Outreach
  • Prepare Children's Library fliers and posters, handle correspondence and compile statistics.
  • Represent the Library at community events.
COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate:
  • Ability to work cheerfully with the public and provide excellent customer service.
  • Patience in dealing with the public of all ages
  • Ability to work evenings and week-ends.
  • Ability to think and work independently.
  • Ability to adapt easily to a quickly changing environment.
  • Ability to answer the telephone, direct calls and take accurate messages.
  • Ability to stand and/or sit at a computer workstation for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to bend and stoop to reach bottom shelves
  • Ability to stand on a step stool to reach tall shelves.
  • Ability to lift and carry 15 to 20 pounds and move a heavily loaded book cart.
Wage rate is $8/hour.

The schedule will be 15/20 hours/week:

Morning and evening hours with alternating Saturdays.

To apply, please e-mail resume to to Bernie McKean, Library Director, at bmckean@beaverlibraries.org
Children's Library Administrative Assistant - B.F.Jones Library, Aliquippa
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with children is required
  • Experience working in a library is desirable.
  • Computer literacy, with experience using Microsoft Word.
  • Child Abuse History Clearance and Pre-employment Drug Test.
SAMPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide quality customer service to the public.
  • Use the Library computer system to check library materials in and out, place and fill holds, and register borrowers.
  • Shelve, file, and retrieve library materials.
  • Cooperate as a team member with other staff; assist the Children’s Librarian as assigned
  • Prepare Children's Library fliers and posters, handle correspondence and compile statistics.
  • Represent the Library at community events.
COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate:
  • Ability to work cheerfully with the public and provide excellent customer service.
  • Patience in dealing with children and their caregivers
  • Ability to think and work independently.
  • Ability to adapt easily to a quickly changing environment.
  • Ability to answer the telephone, direct calls and take accurate messages.
  • Ability to stand and/or sit at a computer workstation for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to bend and stoop to reach bottom shelves
  • Ability to stand on a step stool to reach tall shelves.
  • Ability to lift and carry 15 to 20 pounds and move a heavily loaded book cart.
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver's license and transportation to community events.
  • Ability to work evenings and week-ends.
Wage rate is $8/hour.

The schedule will be 18 hours/week:

Monday mornings 9:00-2:00
Tuesday afternoon and evening 2:30-7:30
Alternating Fridays and Saturdays 8:30-5:00

Additional or alternate hours may be scheduled as needed for library activities.

To apply, please e-mail resume to Mrs. Sue Ann Curtis, Coordinator of Children's Services, at scurtis@beaverlibraries.org
Children's Librarian - Carnegie Free Library, Beaver Falls
Looking for the next Children's Librarian for the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls

The Children's Librarian should:
  • Enjoys engaging children and youth to the magic and splendor of the library
  • Have an understanding of connected learning and child development
  • Have vision for children and teen services in the 21st century
  • Active participation in community outreach, establishing connections and building partnerships
  • Determining, accessing and addressing community needs for children and teen services
  • Provide a quality customer service experience
  • Oversight of children's and teen areas, collection development
  • Some supervisory and leadership skills
  • Develop and monitor budget
Requirements and qualifications are:
  • Have a BS degree -- preferred areas of study--Library Science, Education or English
  • Prefer a Master in Library Science
  • Have 3 or more year's previous experience working with children and teens, developing programs and services
  • Some library experience
  • Good customer service skills to engage, collaborate with divers public and staff
  • Is tech savvy
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PA Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, and FBI Criminal Record Check required upon offer of employment.
Work Hours-Average 28 hours week-One evening and every other Saturday.
Library is open Mon-Wed 10am to 7pm, Thurs and Sat 10am to 5:30pm

Pay rate--$10 hour

For more information or to send resume and list of 3 references to the director at jabarsotti@beaverlibraries.org
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