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Employment Opportunities and Internships in Library and Learning Technologies

LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY INTERLIBRARY LOAN CLERK (Part-Time)

JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time Interlibrary Loan Clerk. The Interlibrary (ILL) Loan Clerk processes ILL requests by borrowing items from libraries outside the Library System of Lancaster County for Lancaster County patrons and loaning items owned by Lancaster County public libraries to libraries outside the Library System of Lancaster County. Manages all aspects of the ILL process including locating, shipping, tracking and communicating with patrons.

The position is 32 hours/week. Hours are subject to change based on the needs of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be committed to excellence in the provision of library service.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR POSITION:

A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

For the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check visit epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp.

For the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance visit www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS.

For the FBI Certification visit www.identogo.com/locations/pennsylvania.

COMPENSATION: $10+ per hour (commensurate with experience)

The above description is not intended as, nor should be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. For more information about Lancaster Public Library visit our website at www.lancasterpubliclibrary.org.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Lancaster Public Library

125 N. Duke Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Attention: Kathy Leader

Fax: (717) 394-3083

Email: kleader@lancasterpubliclibrary.org

Posted 10/18/2018


LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN AND TEEN SERVICES LIBRARY ASSISTANT (Part-Time or Full-Time)

JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time or full-time Children and Teen Services Library Assistant for the Lancaster Public Library's Lancaster City Branch. The Children and Teen Services (CATS) Library Assistant responds to patrons' information needs while at the public service desk, plans and implements educational and entertaining programs, networks with community schools, agencies and other youth-oriented groups, provides library tours, supports the Summer Reading Program (SRP) by encouraging enrollment, assists in maintaining materials and library resources, and offers reader advisory. The position includes evening and Saturday hours.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in related fields preferred or an equivalent combination of experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be committed to excellence in the provision of library service.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR POSITION:


A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

For the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check visit epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp.

For the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance visit www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS.

For the FBI Certification visit www.identogo.com/locations/pennsylvania.

COMPENSATION: $10+ per hour (commensurate with experience)

The above description is not intended as, nor should be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. For more information about Lancaster Public Library visit our website at www.lancasterpubliclibrary.org.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Lancaster Public Library

125 N. Duke Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Attention: Kathy Leader

Fax: (717) 394-3083

Email: kleader@lancasterpubliclibrary.org

Posted 10/18/18


ELEMENTARY LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST (CONTRACTED and Full-Time)

ANTICIPATED START DATE: January, 2019

In order to be considered for this position, a completed credential file must be submitted to the district by the deadline date indicated on the posting.

A credential file includes the following:

1. Letter of application outlining the position for which you would like to be considered.

2. Pennsylvania State Standard Application.

3. A copy of an updated resume

4. Copy of your FBI fingerprinting registration ID number - Apply online at https://uenroll.identogo.com -our school service code is: 1KG6XN

5. Copy of Criminal History Check, Act 34. Apply online via the "epatch" system at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

6. Copy of PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 151.Apply online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS

7. Act 168: Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release APPLICANT MUST COMPLETE THIS FORM FOR THEIR CURRENT EMPLOYERAS WELL AS ONE FOR EACH FORMER EMPLOYERWHERE THE APPLICANT WAS EMPLOYED IN A POSITION HAVING DIRECT CONTACT WITH CHILDREN. Applicant is to complete page one and sign the top of page 2 and include with application. It is NOT to be sent to your former employer by you, the applicant.

8. Copies of college transcripts from all schools attended.(photocopies of transcripts acceptable)

9. Two (2) recent Letters of Recommendation from former supervisors.

Application materials should be directed to: Pamela Kelly, Director of HR, Parkland School District, 1210 Springhouse Rd., Allentown, PA 18104, or may be emailed via PDF format to Linda Nagy at nagyl@parklandsd.org

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Posted 10/23/2018


YOUTH SERVICES MANAGER/CHILDREN LIBRARIAN (Full Time)

LIBRARY INTRODUCTION The Haverford Township Free Library (HTFL) is located in Haverford Township, which is the 5th largest township in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the outskirts of Philadelphia. Our friendly and professional staff is dedicated to providing stellar customer service and informational resources to all people. HTFL is one of the largest of the 28 Delaware County Libraries (DCL). HTFL is a vital and active leader within the library community.

POSITION DEFINITION The Youth Services Manager/Children Librarian is responsible to lead our Youth Services team in providing exceptional service to children, teens, and families at our Library. This position has the responsibility for implementing library policies, as well as recommending, designing, directing, supervising, and evaluating an active youth services program to meet the needs of the community in accordance with the HTFL's mission, vision, strategic plan, goals, and objectives. This full-time position requires flexibility in schedule including some evenings and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

 MLIS (Masters in Library & Information Science) from an ALA accredited institution preferred.

 Knowledge with experience of supervisory and managerial methods, including work delegation, scheduling, evaluating performance, and building and maintaining morale.

 Passionate about public service and being an essential connection of information and ideas between the library and the community.

 Ability to supervise and maintain effective working relationships with youth services staff, teen coordinator, department managers, and all HTFL staff.

 Collaborative mindset and ability to work with the management team on library-wide initiatives.

 Ability to think critically, and work effectively in a fast paced environment.

 Comprehensive knowledge of children and teen literature and materials.

 Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in library services to youth (ages birth through 18) and parents/teachers/caregivers, including programming, technology, collection development, planning, coordination, and budgeting.

 Ability to deliver brief, concise, attractive reports of library services both orally and in written form.

 Understanding of computer technology and use of computers in library services.

 Must be available to work day, evening, and weekend shifts.

 Foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for staff and patrons.

Please see the attached documents or following link for detailed job descriptions: http://haverfordlibrary.org/about/job-opportunities/

DEADLINE: November 30th, 2018

Posted 10/31/2018


REFERENCE MANAGER 

LIBRARY INTRODUCTION The Haverford Township Free Library (HTFL) is located in Haverford Township, which is the 5th largest township in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the outskirts of Philadelphia. Our friendly and professional staff is dedicated to providing stellar customer service and informational resources to all people. HTFL is one of the largest of the 28 Delaware County Libraries (DCL). HTFL is a vital and active leader within the library community.

POSITION DEFINITION The Reference Manager is responsible for the leadership, direction, management and administration of our highly qualified and energetic reference department. This includes, but is not limited to, resource acquisition, programs, and services to meet the needs of the community in accordance with the Library's mission, vision, strategic plan, goals and objectives. This position requires a schedule which would include day, evening and weekend hours.

QUALIFICATIONS

• MLIS (Masters in Library & Information Science) from ALA accredited school.

• Experience in library management including collection development and all aspects of a busy reference department.

• Exceptional expertise in all areas of electronic and digital materials with the ability to adapt to new developments in the digital world with ease.

• Knowledge of current and progressive trends in reference and library services.

• Ability to work well with people of all ages, races, genders, ethnicity, socio-economic status, etc.

• Ability to think creatively and find solutions outside the box with given projects.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all HTFL staff and departments.

• Exceptional organizational skills.

• Ability to assume multiple responsibilities with competence.

Please see the attached documents or following link for detailed job descriptions: http://haverfordlibrary.org/about/job-opportunities/

DEADLINE: November 16th, 2018

Posted 10/31/2018


MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN (Long-Term Substitute)

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Schuylkill Valley School District has an anticipated vacancy for a Long-Term Substitute Librarian at the Middle School. This position is available from approximately January 28, 2019, through April 23, 2019.  This individual will be responsible for providing each student with an enriched library media environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that will invite intellectual growth and optimum student library media usage.  Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate PA certification, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others, and acceptable record of attendance required.

Visit this website: https://www.schuylkillvalley.org/domain/35?category=Middle+School+Teaching for more information

DEADLINE: January 2018

Posted 11/5/2018


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARIAN (Full-Time)

Waynesboro Area School District in dire need of someone!!!

PA certificate in Library Science.  School based experience preferred.

Send letter of interest, resume, standard application, certificate, transcripts, three reference letters and clearances to:

Dr. Rita Sterner-Hine, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources Office, Waynesboro Area School District

210 Clayton Avenue,

Waynesboro, PA 17268

email - rita_sterner-hine@wasdpa.org

Posted 11/13/2018


HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIAN (Full-Time)

BEGINS AUGUST 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION: A position for a high school librarian has opened in a private, college-prepatory school in CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold at least a bachelor's degree with excellent records in studies related to library science.

Please complete the ONLINE APPLICATION found here: https://southernteachers.com/new-candidate?utm_source=department%20email

Posted 11/13/2018


MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIAN (Full-Time)

BEGINS AUGUST 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a private, college-preparatory school near NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE. Ideally, the new librarian will also contribute to school life by helping with co-curricular programs. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold at least a bachelor's degree with excellent records in studies related to library science.

Please complete the ONLINE APPLICATION found here: online application

Posted 11/20/2018


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