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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:

 


 

Adult Programming & Outreach 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 adult programming & outreach coordinator. The successful candidate embraces change in the community while providing leadership to a team of library staff and volunteers who collectively plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate adult programs and services both in the libraries and through outreach. This leadership position ensures that adult programming meets community needs and supports the strategic goals set forth by the Board and Senior Management Team by developing and maintaining relationships with community partners and offering insights from those partnerships in support of strategic planning.


Application

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


Rate of Pay

Annual salary range of $38,000 - $42,000


Required

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, Adult Education or Marketing
  • American Library Association accredited MLS degree or MLIS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education preferred
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Two-years’ experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Two years supervisory experience, preferred
  • Direct or hands on experiences working with community partners and organizations preferred
  • Technology experience required
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations. Requires excellent customer service
  • Requires excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted

Schedule

Full-Time Position has a schedule with a degree of flexibility but is subject to change to meet the needs of The Library.

Youth Services 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.

The Dauphin County Library System is seeking a full-time Youth Services Manager. This position creatively and dependably interprets the vison, mission, and goals defined by the Youth Services Administrator, working with the youth team to develop and deliver effective youth services programs and collections that support those goals. The Youth Services Manager trains, coaches, and manages their staff in meeting departmental goals and objectives. This position has a high focus on school age youth and STEM.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education or 4-year degree with certification in Elementary Education
  • American Library Association accredited MLS degree or MLIS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education, preferred
  • Experience with children’s literature, planning, and implementing youth programming required
  • Two years supervisory experience or increased responsibility in a youth services position
  • Technology experience required
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations
  • Ability to provide professional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to move library materials within and between locations
  • Ability to retrieve and place books on shelves, sufficient mobility to perform programming for children

Rate of Pay

The annual salary is $36,510.90


Schedule

Full-Time Position at Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library (2410 N 3rd St, Harrisburg) has the schedule of Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM, with 2 weekends in a six-week cycle. The schedule is subject to change to meet the needs of The Library.

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 validdriver’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

Youth Services Specialist

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.

The Dauphin County Library System is seeking a full-time Youth Services Assistant. This position provides exceptional youth services to the community. A committed and creative member of the Youth Services team, the Youth Services Specialist creates and delivers effective programs, provides organizational assistance to the youth team, and assists in developing library youth collections in support of strategic goals.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in education; or minimum of 2 years of experience in child care or education setting. BA/BS degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education or 4-year degree with certification in Elementary Education preferred.
  • Experience with children’s literature preferred
  • Experience with implementing youth programs preferred
  • Technology experience required
  • Ability to retrieve and place books on shelves, sufficient mobility to perform programming for children

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $12.20 per hour.


Schedule

This position includes hours at the Elizabethville Area Library, Northern Dauphin Library in Lykens, and Johnson Memorial Library in Millersburg. The hours are Monday & Thursday 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM, Tuesday & Friday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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 assistants at Northern Dauphin Library and William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library. Also, a full-time public services assistant at Elizabethville Area Library and 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 Northern Dauphin Library has the schedule of:

Week 1 & 2: Tuesday 1:00 PM – 8:15 PM, Wednesday 12:45 PM – 7:00 PM, Saturday 9:45 AM – 2:15 PM

Week 3: Above schedule and Monday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

 

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 Elizabethville Area Library has the schedule of:

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, Saturday 9:45 AM -3:15 PM

 

Full-Time Position at Elizabethville Area Library has the schedule of:

Week 1: Tuesday 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, Wednesday 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM, Thursday 11:45 AM – 8:15 PM, Friday 9:30 AM – 6:15 PM, Monday 2:45 PM – 8:15 PM (at Northern Dauphin Library)

Week 2: Tuesday 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, Wednesday 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM, Thursday 11:45 AM – 8:15 PM, Friday 9:30 AM – 6:15 PM, Saturday 9:45 AM – 3:15 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 11:15 AM – 8:15 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

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 and a full time Library Manager for Northern Dauphin Library/ Johnson 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.

 

Full-Time Position at Northern Dauphin Library / Johnson Memorial Library (683 Main St, Lykens & 799 E Center St, Millersburg) 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.

 

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

 


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