Rachel Kohl Community Library
Deadline: March 28, 2014
The Rachel Kohl Community Library, located in Glen Mills, PA, is seeking a dynamic, community-minded leader for the position of Library Director. The Library serves the expanding communities of Bethel Township, Chadds Ford Township, Chester Heights Borough, Concord Township and Thornbury Township and is a member of the Delaware County Library System. The new director will possess strong organizational and project management skills and will be responsible for planning, organizing, managing and directing all phases of the Library operations in accordance with the goals, policies and budgetary decisions of the Library Board of Trustees.
Summary of Duties:
Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees:
- develops, administers and coordinates the work of the Library and staff;
- performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance and Library operations;
- develops and administers informational and cultural programs and initiates a public relations program working with community officials and other groups to implement and explain Library services;
- recommends policy updates to the Library Board of Trustees and ensures proper implementation;
- Directs the activities of the Library as a member of the Delaware County Library System (DCLS);
- Operates as a visible member of participating communities.
It is preferred that the new Director will possess an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science plus three to five years of progressively-responsible Library administrative experience including at least three years in a supervisory capacity. Experience with library expansion, grant writing and capital campaigns is desirable.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary range is $50,000-60,000, depending on experience.
Please respond electronically by Friday March 28, 2014 to:
Gregory P. Chestnut
President, Board of Trustees
Rachel Kohl Community Library
687 Smithbridge Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Associate Library Director
Deadline: March 21, 2014
Peters Township Public Library, an award-winning Hennen’s Top-Ten Public Library, located in Washington County, PA, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Associate Library Director. The selected candidate will work collaboratively with the Director to manage all aspects of the Library operations. Applicants must hold a Master’s of Library Science degree or a Master’s of Library Information Systems degree from an A. L. A. accredited institution. The successful candidate must have five years of experience with demonstrated working knowledge of library administration, technology, budget administration, marketing and community relations, personnel management, fundraising and grant-writing. Position is full-time. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Resume should demonstrate progressive levels of increased responsibility. Please provide examples of specific accomplishments in the course of past performance that demonstrate stated knowledge, skills and abilities.
Please send cover letter with salary requirements, your resume and a list of three professional references by March 21, 2014 to:
Peters Township Public Library Search Committee
Peters Township Public Library
616 E. McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Email submissions may be directed to email@example.com.
To learn more about the Peters Township Public Library, please visit our website at www.ptlibrary.org
Deadline: March 7, 2014
The Sidney Memorial Public Library is seeking an energetic, motivated, and creative librarian for the position of Librarian I. Primary responsibilities include the management of the library’s Public Computing Center which includes promoting the PCC, identifying vulnerable populations and implementing audience-specific training programs.
Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; strong service orientation; advanced computer skills; excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
Salary range commencing at $40,000 and is commensurate with education and experience.
Application materials (cover letter, resume, and three professional references) must be electronically submitted in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Special preference will be given to those applications received by Friday, March 7, 2014.
Located in Delaware County, New York, the Sidney Memorial Public Library is a school district public library with stable, voter-directed funding and an elected board of trustees.
The position of Librarian I will assist in the provision of information services including providing computer classes to the community.
The Librarian must demonstrate a positive, proactive public service attitude, strong interpersonal abilities and customer service orientation. Considerable experience with computer technology, excellent oral communication and presentation skills are required.
- Responsible for oversight of public computing center.
-Plans, implements and evaluates programs, specifically technology related.
-Designs and implements publicity for technology programs.
- Provides policy and procedure recommendations to the Library Director.
- Provides reference and adult services to the community utilizing a variety of information resources and techniques for conveying information on a timely basis.
- Prepares studies and reports as required.
- Participates in collection development activities, including the selection, maintenance, and weeding of book collections.
- Attends conferences and meetings; reads professional literature; is aware of new library resources, trends, practices, and technological advances.
- Performs circulation desk and other duties as assigned.
Job Title: Account Clerk JP 007-14
Department: Business Office
M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch
Salary: $11.0498 per hour
Hours: 19 Hours Per Week
M-F, Day Hours, schedule to be determined
Status: Pending NJ Civil Service Commission Procedures
Description of Duties:
The business office is seeking a responsible, self-motivated, organized individual to join our department.
While using independent judgment the successful candidate willreview the open purchase order listing, request tags for newly purchased fixed assets, review and sort incoming mail, fill supply requests, generate files, filing, faxing, and other duties as assigned.
Travel to other branches will be required.
Appointee must possess and maintain a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
One year of experience in general clerical work.
Knowledge of office methods, practices, routines, Library/County policies and procedures, and the ability to apply them to various situations
Ability to work effectively with public and the staff, including supervisors, County offices and contractors
Ability to keep complicated computer records and paper files
Ability to prepare clear, concise, and appropriate business correspondence and reports.
Functioning knowledge of Excel and Word
Applications of current employees will be reviewed first, then, other applications will be reviewed in the following order: residents of Camden County, Contiguous County Residents, NJ State Residents.
Employment applications may be obtained at any of our branches or may be printed off our website at www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-library
Completed applications are due by March 12, 2014 at 2pm and should be forwarded to:
Camden County Library
Department of Human Resources
203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043 or Fax: 856-772-2761 or E-mail: email@example.com
*Please refer to the Job Posting Number on your application; failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered.
We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.
The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer
Page II Job 7945
Deadline: March 5, 2014
Starting Pay: $12.05 - $16.53 Hourly Monroe and Sultan, WA
Page II positions open at the Monroe and Sultan community libraries. The position may include working morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Successful candidate may be required to adapt future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
? Receive, record, and return materials using integrated library computer system; inspect, clean, and mend materials
? Perform shelf reading and rearrange materials in proper order; maintain stack and study areas
? Collect, sort, and shelve library materials; other duties may be assigned
Requires the ability to read and sort library materials by alphanumeric symbols; operation of integrated library computer system; regularly lift and/or move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds; inspect, clean and make minor repairs to library materials and return to proper location.
Requires using computers, keyboards, and bar code readers; the ability to speak and understand English; working cooperatively and having favorable interpersonal relations with the public and co-workers. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age to apply.
Apply at www.sno-isle.org/employment. (Paper applications are no longer being accepted.) Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Incomplete applications may disqualify you. Resumes and letters of interest may be attached at your option, but will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Sno-Isle application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at:
Sno-Isle Libraries, Human Resources Phone (360) 651-7000, (425) 339-1711
Marysville Service Center Fax (360) 651-7151
7312 35th Avenue NE, Marysville WA 98271-7417 Job Line (360) 651-7040
Website: http://www.sno-isle.org/employment TTY 1 (800) 647-3753
Applications will be screened and applicants who best match the needs of posted positions will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview. The hiring process can take a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks. Applicants who need accommodations during the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Department (360) 651-7000.
All offers of employment are conditioned on the provision of satisfactory proof of applicant’s identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are also conditioned on Sno-Isle’s receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and a criminal background check, when required.
Deadline: none given - will post until April 1, 2014
Shippensburg Public Library (PA), a member of the Cumberland County Library System, seeks a service-oriented library director with experience in public service, planning, budgeting, grant writing, collection development, staff management and technology. The librarian will be an integral part of the community, active in fundraising and community relations.
Background: Located in a scenic college town in south central Pennsylvania, the library serves a growing population of 30,881 borough and rural residents. It enjoys a high level of support from an involved Board of Directors, receiving dedicated tax funds from Cumberland County and three Franklin County municipalities. The library has a staff of 18 (10.84 FTE), a $550,000 operating budget and a collection of 60,378. It uses Sierra software, and in addition to 4 system-supplied public access Internet computers it has four Gates public access computers. A building expansion is planned which will nearly double the space of its current 11,500 sq. ft. historic facility. Approximately $4 million has been raised towards the $6.6 million needed for the renovation and expansion scheduled to begin by the summer of 2014.
Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Three years supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership and communication skills. Knowledge of PC and automated library system software.
Salary: $45,000-$60,000 based on experience, plus benefits.
Apply: Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, salary history and requirements to: Search Committee, Shippensburg Public Library, 73 West King St., Shippensburg, PA 17257
Deadline: Application review begins Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Assistant to Children's Librarian
Deadline: none given - will post until March 30, 2014
The Community Library of the Shenango Valley in Sharon, Pennsylvania will have available two positions in partnership with AmeriCorps. These paid positions will be full time for the summer. In this position, individuals will be assisting the Children’s librarian in the planning and implementation of summer reading program activities both in the library and at nearby outreach locations. Responsibilities include creating activities centered on literacy for children in grades K-8, preparing all materials for the activities, and working with a group of volunteers to implement activities in the library and in outreach facilities during a set weekly schedule Monday-Friday. Applicants should have an interest in library science or education and experience working with children. The summer reading program is a fun and rewarding experience and will offer many opportunities to gain skills that will be an asset when seeking post-college career opportunities. For more information about the responsibilities and duties of the position, please contact Nicole Henline @ 724-981-4360 x105. If interested in applying for one of these positions, please contact Joyce Fosdick at Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps @ 814-538-9729. When calling, please mention that you are interested in applying for a summer job with AmeriCorps at the Community Library of the Shenango Valley.
LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
ADULT SERVICE LIBRARIAN
(Two Part-Time or One Full-Time Position)
Deadline: none given - will post until March 24, 2014
JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking two highly motivated professional Librarians for the Adult Services Department at the Lancaster City Branch. These individuals must be committed to excellence in the provision of library services in a busy urban library. While this job posting is for two part-time (20-hour/week positions), we will consider hiring one full-time person instead if that person is highly qualified for all aspects of the positions.
Adult Services Librarian – Reference Service
Provides direct customer service while staffing the Reference and Help Desks and as such must have a strong desire to serve the public in a front-line capacity. In order to provide effective service at the Reference Desk, this individual should be aware of existing and new information resources, including both print and digital content. This individual will be expected to prepare bibliographies and pathfinders, and to alert co-workers to new resources as they become available. When staffing the Help Desk, this individual will be expected to assist patrons in the use of the public access computers. While the focus of this position is on the desk, this individual may be required to assist with other departmental duties (such as programming) as needed and at the direction of the department manager.
Adult Services Librarian – Programming
Plans and implements informative, entertaining and topical adult programs, teaches classes to the public, provides outreach to the community, establishes partnerships with other organizations, and promotes library services. While the focus of this position is to create and run programs, this individual may be required to assist with other departmental duties (such as staffing the Reference Desk) as needed and at the direction of the department manager.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOTH POSITIONS: Masters degree in Library or Information Science required; self-starter capable of performing at a high level with minimal supervision; pleasant demeanor and helpful attitude are essential; excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in the use of current technologies, keen interest in keeping library services relevant; keep informed about current library trends; make recommendations for improved services to management; work effectively with co-workers; demonstrate willingness to adapt to changing user needs; flexibility as work schedule may vary depending on the needs of the department. Public library experience desirable.
Criminal Background and Child Abuse Clearances required.
COMPENSATION: Hourly rate: $15.51. May include evenings and weekends.
For more information about Lancaster Public Library visit our web site at www.lancaster.lib.pa.us.
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Lancaster Public Library
125 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Attention: Kathy Leader
Fax: (717) 394-3083