Job Opportunities

Ephrata Public Library

Creative Development Director

The Ephrata Public Library is seeking a creative Development Director who will be a member of the management team and contributes to the operational and strategic leadership of the Library. The Development Director is responsible for working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to maintain a long-term fundraising program, as well as seeking out operational grants and funding. Key responsibilities include annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns and endowment funding. The Development Director also manages donor relations, identifies new prospects, oversees grant proposals and oversees the operations of the Library’s book store, including volunteer management. Competitive salary and benefits.

To apply, please send a cover letter with salary requirements along with your resume to Executive Director Penny Talbert at ptalbert@ephratapubliclibrary.org. EOE.


Passport/Fingerprinting Agents

The Ephrata Public Library is currently seeking applications for Passport/Fingerprinting Agents in our Government Services office. The open position is for 15-20 hours per week. Qualified applicants should be customer-service oriented and have a strong attention to detail. Applicants must be willing to work daytime, evening, and weekend hours, and be able to stand for extended periods of time. All employees must pass an FBI criminal background check and obtain their child abuse clearances. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Laura Eaton at leaton@ephratapubliclibrary.org


Youth Librarian (Part-Time)

The Ephrata Public Library (Ephrata, PA) seeks a part time (25-35 hrs/wk) Librarian to develop, facilitate and evaluate programs and services to join our team in a supportive meet the needs of the tween and teen community at the library and within the Northern LancasterHUB, a community collaborative led by the Library.

Successful candidates will be creative, resourceful and adaptable individuals who can empower youth to read, research, and think creatively. Additionally, they must stay current on emerging library technologies, services, and programming trends for young adults. Previous experience working with tweens & teens required. MLIS preferred but not required. Salary commensurate on experience.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Executive Director Penny Talbert at ptalbert@ephratapubliclibrary.org.


Lancaster Public Library

Inter-Library Loan Clerk (Part-Time)

JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time Inter-library Loan Clerk.
The Inter-library (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.

COMPENSATION: $10+ per hour (commensurate with experience)
A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.
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


Lititz Public Library

Library Director 

The Lititz Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, energetic and innovative community-minded leader with proven administrative, fiscal, operations and public service experience as its next Library Director.  This unique opportunity is available due to the current Library Director’s retirement after 15 years of service.  The successful candidate will have a creative approach to planning, knowledge of library trends and technology, strong commitment to customer service, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to relate well to the public and library staff.

Voted America’s Coolest Small Town, Lititz is vibrant community surrounded by rolling farmland, blending old and new in the heart of Lancaster County, PA.  The Lititz Public Library serves a population of 31,038 people and has an annual budget of $660,000.  With a staff of 10.5 FTEs, the Library circulated 421,783 items and presented 621 programs for children and adults last year.

Qualifications:  MLS from an ALA accredited institution.  Minimum of five years progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience.

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Resumes may be sent to searchcommittee@lititzlibrary.org or by mail to:
Search Committee, Lititz Public Library
651 Kissel Hill Rd., Lititz, PA 17543

Resumes will be accepted until December 17, 2018.

Learn more at https://lititzlibrary.org/donate/volunteer/ or go to lititzlibrary.org and click on the Get Involved tab.