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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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 


 

Public Services Assistant

Summary

Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learner for a part-time public services assistant at McCormick Riverfront Library (101 Walnut St, Harrisburg). 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

Schedules may have variations based on the needs of The Library

 

Part-Time Position at McCormick Riveerfront Library (Harrisburg) has the schedule of:

Week 1: Monday 2:15-7:15 / Tuesday 9:45-1:45 / Thursday 9:15-1:15 / Saturday 9:45-2:15

 

Weeks 2 & 4: Monday 2:15-7:15 / Tuesday 9:45-1:45 / Wednesday 9:45-2:45 / Thursday 9:15-1:15

 

Week 3: Tuesday 9:45-1:45 / Wednesday 9:45-2:45 / Thursday 9:15-1:15 / Saturday 9:45-2:15

Thursday shifts at Madeline L Olewine Library, all others McCormick Riverfront Library

 

Public Services Assistant

Summary

Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learner for a part-time public services assistant at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg). 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

Schedules may have variations based on the needs of The Library

 

Part-Time Position at East Shore Area Library (Harrisburg) has the schedule of:

Sunday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Fundraising Coordinator

Summary

Dauphin County Library System, a non-profit organization, is seeking a full-time Fundraising Coordinator who supports fundraising initiatives and aids in achieving fundraising goals. Maintains an accurate and up-to-date donor database and serves as liaison with database vendor. Plans, coordinates, and implements Dauphin County Library System’s (The Library) wide fundraising and donor related special events as part of the Community Relations team. Coordinates donor solicitation, tracking and recognition. Monitors the expenditure of donor-related programming budget. Maintains confidentially of administrative matters.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

Associates Degree in Communication, Public Relations or related field, or 3 years of donor relations experience. • Experience negotiating and in planning and implementing public events and programs. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet applications and database software. Experience working with donors and donor related correspondence preferred. • Independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs and outreach locations. • Excellent customer service and verbal and written communication skills. • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations. • Donor relations database and website content management system experience preferred. • Ability to move 35 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves.


Rate of Pay

Salary: $39,000, negotiable and benefits package


Schedule

Full Time/Year Round Position, 37.5 hours per week.

District Driver

Summary

District Driver operates a library system owned vehicle over a specified route according to a predetermined schedule. At designated stops, District (DIS) Driver handles and sorts materials for accurate delivery to the next library stop. Delivery service is provided for Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties, in all types of weather, year round.


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. PA Driver’s license; Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted, 3-yrs driving experience, 1-yr public experience.


Rate of Pay

$9.55 per hour


Schedule

Part Time/Year Round position. 22.5 hours per week. Schedule is alternating Mondays, every Tuesday and every Thursday, approximately 7:30 am – 4pm. Route begins and ends at East Shore Area Library, Colonial Park Harrisburg.

Information Services Manager

Summary

Dauphin County Library System, a non-profit organization, is seeking an ongoing learner as a full time Information Services Manager at the East Shore Area Library. The Information Services Manager is The Library’s expert on in-depth reference questions, utilizing The Library’s various online and physical resources to investigate, analyze, and provide answers. As a team leader of a system wide support department; this position ensures that the information needs of both The Library’s members and staff are met, through strong project management and written communication skills.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, required and enrolled in an American Library Association accredited MLS degree OR MLS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education program. MLS or MLIS degree preferred.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience required. Technology experience required.
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations, excellent customer service and communication skills, ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted.

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $16.92/hr.


Schedule

Full-time Position at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg) has the schedule of Monday - Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, with an occasional night or weekend

Library Manager

Summary

Dauphin County Library System, a non-profit organization, is seeking full time Library Manager for the East Shore Area Library. The successful candidate for the Library Manager position will be the primary liaison between The Library and the community it serves, developing community partnerships and providing staff direction to ensure an exceptional user experience. This leadership position promotes and interprets the programs, activities, and policies of The Library for their team, providing mentorship and motivation to their staff and volunteers.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, required and enrolled in an American Library Association accredited MLS degree OR MLS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education program. MLS or MLIS degree preferred.
  • Two years’ management experience required, or three years increased supervisory experience
  • Customer Service experience (Public Library setting preferred)
  • Technology experience required
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves

Rate of Pay

Annual salary range of $40,000-$42,000.


Schedule

Full-Time Position at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg) has the schedule of Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with occasional evening and weekends.

 


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