Job Opportunities

Manheim Township Public Library

Library Assistant – Circulation (Part-time)

Manheim Township Public Library is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic Library Assistant.  The person hired for this part-time position will be joining a growing team at a busy suburban library with a reputation for customer service excellence.

The Library Assistant is responsible for handling the circulation desk and workroom operations during their shift and may supervise shift volunteers. The position requires the check in and check out of library materials, opening and closing procedures, accurate recording of cash receipts, as well as maintaining a neat and functioning facility.

Library experience preferred and knowledge of Sierra ILS a plus.  Ability to lift 30 pounds, push carts weighing 50 pounds, and shelve materials on high as well as low shelves.  Must be willing to work some evening and weekend hours.


  • High School Diploma required; College Degree preferred

Must pass the Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and FBI Fingerprint Based Federal Criminal History.

Application:  Send cover letter, resume and three references to Steve Schlegel, Human Resources Director at  Manheim Township is an equal opportunity employer.


Manheim Community Library

Youth Librarian

The Youth Librarian positions requires enthusiasm, creativity and independence. This position will plan, prepare, and deliver children’s programs focused on early childhood learning and development skills on a regular basis and for special events. To encourage reading, you’ll help promote library programs focused on early literacy and act as a liaison to the schools, pre-schools, and daycare providers. You’ve got a flair for creativity which can be shown in book displays, organizing the children’s room, and on the bulletin boards that line our hallways to welcome our youngest patrons and their families to the library. What really excites you will be serving over 800+ kids for our Summer Reading Program lasting 10 weeks. With an interest in developing new skills and helping our team, you will be awesome!

Click here to see full job description. 

Please submit resumes to:


Manheim Township Public Library

Grant Writer/Fundraiser (Part Time)

Manheim Township Public Library is seeking a highly-motivated, dynamic individual for the Grant Writer/Fundraiser position. This individual will develop, plan, and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to support the Library’s mission. To be successful, the Grant Writer/Fundraiser must achieve established revenue goals. To learn more about the Library visit


  • Plan and implement all aspects of fundraising events
  • Coordinate all fundraising campaigns
  • Develop a comprehensive grant funding program
  • Work with the Executive Director and Department Managers to identify projects that are suitable for grant funding
  • Identify and research potential grantors, prepare grant applications, administer grants, and submit reports to grantors
  • Donor relations activities including retention of current donors, assisting with solicitations, developing cultivation strategies for specific donors, expanding and diversifying donor base
  • Develop relationships with businesses to obtain sponsorships, donations, gift-in-kind donations, and event participation
  • Maintain donor database Track fundraising revenues and generate reports
  • Promote fundraising activities using social media, mailings, press
  • Create Corporate Sponsorship Plan
  • Create Planned Giving/Bequests Program


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years fundraising experience in the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of the development profession
  • Proven experience in applying this knowledge to develop and carry out successful fundraising
  • Knowledge of donor software and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Experience creating website content (WordPress)
  • Ability to produce promotional materials and digital displays
  • Ability to meet fundraising goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success in writing grant applications
  • Flexible schedule
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. The position is 20 hours/week and includes evenings and weekends, based on the needs of the organization.

Must pass the Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and FBI Fingerprint Based Federal Criminal History.

Application: Send cover letter, resume and three references to Joyce Sands, Executive Director, at

Manheim Township is an equal opportunity employer.