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Library Director - Rochester Public Library
Under direction from the Library Board of Trustees, develops, administers, supervises and coordinates the work of the Library and staff, performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, grant writing, Library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees.

Hourly rate depending oupon experience. 20-28 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

At least 2 academic years of college education and completed or willing to complete 9 credit hours of Library Sceience courses. Prior experience in a library setting. PA state clearance and references are mandatory.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to: dmatsook@beaverlibraries.org

Part-Time Clerk Position

Laughlin Memorial Library - Ambridge

The Laughlin Memorial Library is seeking an enthusiastic and friendly part-time library clerk to work at the circulation desk for approximately 10-15 hours a week. Weekend and evenings included. A flexible schedule is a must.

The ideal candidate for this position works well in a team-oriented environment, enjoys working with people of all ages, possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, has strong customer service skills, can take initiative, and is able to learn and use computer applications as necessary for job duties and be trained in any additional tasks.

The primary responsibilities of the position include:
  • Checking in/out of library materials
  • Registering patrons
  • Handling fines and fees
  • Assisting patrons with basic computer questions/tasks
  • Answering directional, procedural and programming questions
  • Fulfilling item requests for patrons
  • Retrieving items from book drop
  • Making phone calls as needed
  • Reshelving materials
  • Assisting with opening/closing duties, including startup and shutdown of computers and other equipment
  • Using copy and fax machines
  • Assist with programs and community outreach if needed
  • Other duties as assigned
For full consideration, please submit resume/cover letter and 3 professional references to Director at jmulcahy@beaverlibraries.org. No phone calls, please. Job open until filled.

Must present results of three (3) clearances included at this link: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/KeepKidsSafe/Clearances/Pages/default.aspx

For FBI Fingerprinting registration use service code

1KG756 - : Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children

Library Director

CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY OF MIDLAND

The Carnegie Free Library of Midland PA seeks a part-time Library Director, 30-32 hours per week, to manage daily operations of the library. This includes evenings and Saturdays. Minimum education required is two years college with Associate Degree plus 9 credit hours of Library Science courses. The 9 hours of Library Science courses can be completed online after hired. Please send resume to The Board of Directors at jifyjingle@hotmail.com or mail to Carnegie Free Library, 61 Ninth Street, Midland PA 15059 ATTN: President of Board of Trustees

PA Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Criminal Background Check are required

LIBRARY CLERK JOB DESCRIPTION

CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY OF MIDLAND

SUPERVISOR: Library Director

SHIFT/HOUR: Vary as needed/12 or more hours per week

PAY: $7.25 hour

JOB SUMMARY

The Library Clerk performs a variety of clerical, circulation, and support duties to the Library Director. This is a position that requires a flexible, community-oriented person and is performed under immediate supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Receives incoming library materials, empties books drops, and discharges library materials
  • Sorts library materials, organizes materials on carts to be shelved, and shelves materials
  • Receives system delivery according to procedure
  • Shelf reads and straightens materials on the shelves and in the collection while shelving
  • Searches for library items, fulfills holds list, and routes materials to correct locations
  • Performs circulation desk procedures; including patron services, registering patrons, collecting fines, placing material holds, and assisting patrons in database searching
  • Answers directional and standard questions and refers specific reference questions to the Library Director as appropriate.
  • Assists customers with mechanical operations of library equipment
  • Assists Librarian with library programs and displays
  • Immediately addresses and then informs lead person in building of witnessed behavior that is in violation of library policies or the law
  • Adheres to policies and procedures established by the Library Board
  • Performs light housekeeping
  • Performs other work as assigned by the Library Director.


SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge and understanding of library operations, services, and materials
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers, and supervisor
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions and adhere to library policies
  • Communicative skills: Effectively communicate ideas and information in both written and verbal form to library staff, library patrons, and community members
  • Technical Skills: Independent ability to use a variety of office and library equipment, use library software and databases, aid library patrons as needed with public library equipment, manage computer technology, apply technical knowledge, interpret technical regulations and instructions, analyze information, and write reports
  • Problem-solving skills: Ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables, identify problems and opportunities, utilize information and resources for decision-making purposes, effectively evaluate or make independent decisions based upon experience, knowledge or training, and refer problems to the Library Director when necessary.
  • Planning, time management, and organizational skills: Ability to organize and prioritize work and respond to varied/changing work demands
  • Willingness to maintain and improve skills in the above mentioned areas.
  • Flexible work hours with regular evening and weekend hours.
  • Demonstration of good character as determined through a background investigation.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Bending, twisting, and reaching
  • Fingering: keyboarding, writing, filing, sorting, shelving, and processing
  • Handling: processing, picking up and shelving books
  • Lifting and carrying: 50 pounds or less
  • Mobility: travel to meetings outside of the library
  • Sitting, standing, walking, climbing and stooping
  • Talking and hearing, use of the telephone

Library Director

Beaver Memorial Library

Library Program Specialist

Monaca Public Library

Oversees all programming being offered by the Monaca Public Library. Develop and implement primarily children's programs that promote early childhood literacy, but also develop some YA programs, adult and family programs
Maintain statistics re: number of programs offered and attendance
Create and post marketing material online
Assist with circulation, and other general library duties


Qualifications:
  • High School graduate; preferred college graduate (majoring or majored in Education, Library Science, Social Sciences etc.)
  • Experience with MS OFFICE products (excel, word, publisher, etc)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must have a passion for the delivery of library programs and services, particularly children's programming that promotes early childhood literacy
  • All clearances must be provided at time of hire
Send resume and letter to monacapl@hotmail.com
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