Job Opportunities

Ephrata Public Library

Library Assistant (Part-Time)

The Ephrata Public Library is seeking a part-time library assistant to staff the circulation desk.  The desired candidate must be proficient with social media, search engines, Microsoft Office, and email.  Other requirements include familiarity with public libraries, and excellent communication and customer service skills.  Previous experience working in a public library is preferred.

Must be available to work 10-15 hours a week, which will include regularly scheduled morning and evening shifts, and one Saturday a month.

Up to date processed copies of a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and an FBI Criminal Background Check must be provided before hire.

To apply send a cover letter and resume as a Microsoft Word document to Abby Balmer, Assistant Director: abalmer@ephratapubliclibrary.org.


Strasburg-Heisler Library

Part-Time Community Relations Specialist

The library is seeking a self-directed individual to promote library services and events through various media outlets and personal contacts to engage the community and spark interest in what the library has to offer.

The Specialist will maintain an active social media presence on behalf of the library and work collaboratively with the Director and Children’s Program Coordinator to apply for grants and promote the library in the press. He or she will work with the Director to communicate with local groups, businesses, and organizations to establish collaborative opportunities. The Specialist will also maintain several areas of the library’s website and create content for posting.

The candidate must have certification or a minimum of 3 years of experience in Communications and/or Graphic Design. Experience in marketing and publicity is required. He or she must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be familiar with web platforms such as WordPress (considering some training may be necessary).  Attention to detail is critical as is working collaboratively within a group. Successful grant acquisition will be considered a plus.

Send letter and resume to:

Kristin Fernitz- Director
Strasburg Heisler Library
143 Precision Ave
Strasburg PA 17579
staff@strasburglibrary.org