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Library Assistant - Multimedia (PT)

Deadline:  none given will post until September 30, 2014
Department Chester County Library
Location 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, P
This part time Multimedia Library Assistant position is responsible for providing reference responses,
readers’ advisory services, and for assisting customers with identifying and locating multimedia
materials. Staff in this position answer general policy and directional questions, and are required to work some evenings and weekends.
This position requires familiarity with popular film, music, and book genres, as well as an understanding of Chester County Library’s eMedia collection. This position requires good organization and communication skills, flexibility, the ability to master automated circulation functions, genuine enjoyment of the commitment to public service, and the ability to handle stressful situations when necessary.
Monday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.,
2 weekends per month Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
All library positions require both criminal background and child abuse clearances. Candidates who have not lived in PA in the past 5 years will be required to obtain an FBI fingerprint check. Copy and paste this link: for further information about the process.
Position Type
Part-Time / Non-Exempt
Salary Information
Hourly Rate: $8.50
Weekly Hours
18 hours per week.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Other Information
Original posting date: 6/30/2014






Superior District Library     

Deadline:  none given will post until September 30, 2014                                                      

Due to the retirement of the current director, the Board of Trustees of Superior District Library (headquartered in Sault Sainte Marie, MI) is seeking an energetic leader with a strong commitment to public library service and the skills necessary to direct a diverse and unique library system.

This newly-formed (March, 2013) system, which encompasses 1,725 square miles in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula is an independent district with a representative Board of Trustees and dedicated funding.  The Library’s staff of 36 serve over 40,000 residents with eight (8) library facilities.  An annual operating budget of nearly $1 million  is derived primarily from a voted local tax.  The system’s award-winning libraries enjoy strong support in each of their communities

Known as the Northern Gateway to Canada, Sault Sainte Marie itself is a community of 15,000, home to the world famous Soo Locks, connecting Lake Superior with Lake Huron. The “Sault” and its neighboring communities are a long- time favorite of tourists, as well as home to the highly respected Lake Superior State University, a dynamic and fast- growing regional medical center, several modern industrial parks, and three airports.   An industrious local work ethic and a minimal bureaucracy with strong community collaboration help to make the area both welcoming and growing.

On the eastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty, charming small town life, world-renowned landmarks, and over a thousand years of Native American history.

The region's abundant natural beauty, nearby Great Lakes, extensive National and State forests, and limitless outdoor activities provide recreation opportunities during every season.  Coupled with safe neighborhoods, lack of traffic congestion, affordable housing, extensive cultural activities, low cost of living, and modern and outstanding public and private educational facilities, it is a great place to live.

To learn more about the Superior District Library and the communities it serves 
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Position requirements:  Masters’ degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; a minimum of six (6) years of post-degree library employment, of which at least two (2) years have been in a management/supervisory position.

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of all facets of public library service; an enthusiasm for and understanding of rural and small-town librarianship; the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects; excellent organizational and communications skills; strong financial management abilities; the ability to work effectively with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups, and the general public; and the ability to address challenges in a collaborative and creative manner.  Experience in a successful millage or levy campaign is essential.   Multi-outlet and district library experience is desirable and knowledge of Michigan library law would be a plus.

For a complete position description:

Compensation: From $60,000, dependent on qualifications and experience; excellent benefit package, including a MERS defined benefit retirement plan.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by 5 o’clock pm (EDT) on August 25, 2014 will receive first consideration. Electronic submissions required.  To apply, submit a cover letter, which specifically addresses the position requirements, your resume, and the names and contact information (including email address) of three (3) professional references to






Library Director 
Deadline:  August 15, 2014
Salamanca Public Library   Salamanca, NY
Minimum requirements for consideration :  master's Degree in Library/Information Science
from an accredited American Library Association institution.
Salary:  Commensurate with experience
Civil Service:  The position will comply with requirements of the Civil Service Commission
Submit resume to
Nan Miller, Library Board President
155 Wildwood Avenue
Salamantca, NY  14779
Deadline:  August 15, 2014

Part-Time Library Clerk   
Deadline:  none given - will post until August 19, 2014
We are seeking an enthusiastic and personable individual to work 24 hours a week providing library services
 and assisting patrons. The person who fills this job would also have the opportunity to develop and implement
programs to engage people of different ages and interests. Computer skills are needed. Prior library experience
 is a plus. Weekend availability is a must. To apply, please drop off or send a resume to The Library Place,
Pittsburgh Mills Mall, 540 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum PA 15084.