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

 


 

Library Manager

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 full time Library Manager for the Madeline L. Olewine Memorial 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

  • American Library Association accredited MLS degree or MLIS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries / PA Department of Education
  • 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 $35,000-$38,000.


Schedule

Full-Time Position at Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library (2410 N 3rd St, Harrisburg) has the schedule is Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with occasional evening and weekends as required. The schedule has a degree of flexibility but is subject to change to meet the needs of The Library.

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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 three part time pages 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 1: This position has the schedule of Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Friday and Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Part-time Position 2: 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

 

Part-time Position 3: This position has the schedule of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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


 

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.

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 part-time public services assistant at William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library. Also, one at Kline Library and one at Madeline L. Olewine Memorial 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

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

Monday – Thursday 4:15 PM – 8:15 PM

 

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

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 Kline Library has the schedule of:

Tuesday – Thursday 12:00 PM – 8:15 PM, Friday & Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM

 


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