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At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

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The Library is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

 


 

Community Engagement Strategist

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Make a difference -- join The Library and provide leadership in deepening its conversation and connection with our community. In this role, you will provide mission-critical leadership to The Library’s senior team through development of an organizational engagement strategy, including identifying and developing key relationships with our community’s partners, stakeholders, donors and funding agencies.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Public Administration or related filed
  • Certification in Fundraising (CFRE or CFRM), preferred
  • Five years of experience in a communications leadership or fundraising role
  • Three years’ supervisory experience
  • Requires excellent written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates experience with crafting communications and meaningful interactions with diverse audiences
  • Commits to ongoing learning and ability to manage change
  • Requires strong organizational skills

Rate of Pay

The starting annual compensation is $60,000 or higher, compensation commensurate with experience and education.


Schedule

Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week. The hours varied to meet the needs of The Library.

Public Services Assistant

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learners for full-time public services assistants at McCormick Riverfront Library, East Shore Area Library, Elizabethville Area Library and Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library and part-time at William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library. The public services assistant provides exceptional customer service in person, on the phone and email. The successful public services assistant uses computer software for circulation of materials and offers basic reference service.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Training or experience with computer keyboarding and basic office software
  • One-year experience dealing with the public.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves
  • Ability to reach and bend to place books on shelves, kneeling and sitting on the floor during tasks

Rate of Pay

$9.55 per hour


Schedule

Full-Time Position at Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library schedule:

Week 1:
Monday 11:15 AM – 8:15 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Wednesday 9:15 AM – 7:15 PM
Thursday 9:15 AM – 6:15 PM
Saturday 9:15 AM – 2:15 PM

 

Week 2:
Monday 9:15 AM – 6:15 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Wednesday 9:15 AM – 7:15 PM
Thursday 10:15 AM – 6:15 PM
Friday 11:15 AM – 5:15 PM

 

Full-Time Position at McCormick Riverfront Library schedule:

Week 1:
Tuesday 10:45 AM – 7:15 PM
Wednesday 8:15 AM – 5:15 PM
Thursday 10:15 AM – 7:15 PM
Friday 9:15 AM – 5:15 PM,
Saturday 9:45 AM – 2:15 PM

 

Week 2:
Monday 8:45 AM -5:15 PM
Tuesday 10:45 AM – 7:15 PM
Wednesday 8:45 AM – 5:15 PM
Thursday 10:45 AM – 7:15 PM

Friday 10:15 AM – 5:15 PM

 

Full-Time Position at East Shore Area Library schedule:

Week 1:

Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

 

Week 2:

Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

 

Week 3:

Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM
Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 

Full-Time Position at Elizabethville Area Library schedule:

Week 1:

Tuesday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM – 7:15 PM

Saturday 9:45 AM – 3:15 PM

 

Week 2:

Monday 2:45 PM – 8:15 PM (at Northern Dauphin Library)
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM – 7:15 PM

 

Part-Time Position at William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library schedule:

Monday 9:15 AM – 1:15 PM

Tuesday 4:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Wednesday 9:15 AM – 1:15 PM

Saturday 9:15 AM – 3:15 PM

Page

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a part time page at the East Shore Area Library to empty book drops, check in materials using the circulation system, return library materials to the shelves or display units and maintain order of materials on shelves and display units. The page also assists patrons with the use of library equipment.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic computer keyboarding skills and completion of eighth grade are required.
  • If under age 18, a work permit is required.
  • The successful candidate will be able to lift 30 pounds and reach and bend to place materials on shelves, as well as, kneeling and sitting on the floor during programs.

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $7.60/hr.


Schedule

Part-time Position: This position has the schedule of Monday 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Tuesday & Friday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM, Saturday 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Collection Development Librarian

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a full-time collection development librarian. This position is responsible for selecting materials for all locations of The Library with an eye to the needs of the Capital Area Library District, as well as oversight of other selectors. The successful candidate receives member requests for purchase and actively communicates with the public. The Collection Development Librarian works as part of a team to allot the materials budget into funds based on genre, topic, or format. As part of The Library’s Strategic Plan, this position will actively participate in the diversity audit of the collection.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • American Library Association accredited MLS degree or MLIS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries / PA Department of Education
  • Requires experience of general accepted library practices for selection, deselection, and purchasing of materials
  • Two years active experience using MS Office Suite or equivalent and searching the Internet in a Windows environment

Rate of Pay

Annual salary range of $35,600-$36,500


Schedule

Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week. The hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 -4:00 PM with some evening and weekends to meet the needs of The Library. This position is located at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg, PA 17109)

Assistant Adult Programming Coordinator

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a full-time assistant adult programming coordinator. This program-focused position increases The Library’s engagement in the community and supports the needs of adult learners by assisting in the planning, coordination, and implementation of adult programs in all library facilities and via outreach.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a related field, preferred
  • - Or a minimum of two years of experience working with adults in a group or one-on-one setting
  • One year of experience working with adults in a group or one-on-one setting
  • Two years active experience using MS Office Suite or equivalent and searching the Internet in a Windows environment

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $11.50/hr.


Schedule

Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week. The hours varied to meet the needs of the department.

Outreach Pilot

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a part-time outreach vehicle pilot. The successful candidate is detailed oriented, community focused individual with enthusiasm for making community connections. The position will provide services as an extension of The Library in multiple locations across Dauphin County. The outreach pilot will help to develop community partners and establish relationships with patrons who do not visit The Library on a regular basis by giving information and performing library programs for various age ranges.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Development (GED)
  • Two years of customer service experience required
  • One year of experience working directly with youth, preferred
  • Technology experience required
  • Requires a current and valid driver’s license with a minimum of three years driving experience
  • Requires excellent customer service
  • Requires excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted, bending and reaching

Rate of Pay

$11.16 per hour


Schedule

Part-Time Position of 24 hours per week that has a schedule of:

Tuesday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Wednesday 1:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM


 

 


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