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Manheim  Township Public Library

Adult Services Manager (Full-time)

Manheim Township Public Library is seeking a dynamic Adult Services Manager to manage library services to adults in a very busy suburban library. In 2010, the newly constructed Library opened its doors and quickly became a popular destination for a community that values education and literacy.

The Adult Services Manager will join a team that has a reputation for customer service excellence. This individual will supervise public services staff and volunteers who work in the adult area of the Library.

The Adult Services Manager will develop adult programs of an educational, recreational, and cultural nature. While at the public service desk, this individual will provide reference services to adults using the Library’s print and electronic resources. Reader’s advisory and instructional services for adults will be the responsibility of the Adult Services Manager.

The Adult Services Manager will make recommendations to the Collection Development Manager based on knowledge of the materials and patron interests. The Adult Services Manager must be familiar with collection development philosophy and materials selection. Must keep apprised of trends in this area.

The Adult Services Manager will conduct outreach to community organizations that serve local adults and have missions that are similar or complementary to the Library’s mission. Must be adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively.

The Adult Services Manager will become certified as a Passport Agent and serve in that capacity.

Requirements:

* Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited institution.
* Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI fingerprint based federal criminal history check.
* Adult Services and Collection Development experience.
* Supervisory experience preferred.
* Flexible schedule, including weekend and evening hours.

Benefits:

* Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. Pension plan.

Applications:

* Submit cover letter, resume, and three business references to Joyce Sands, Executive Director, at jsands@mtpl.info. Manheim Township Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Lancaster Public Library

Circulation Assistant (Part-Time) January 2019

JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Assistant. The Circulation Desk is often the primary service point for library patrons so strong customer service skills in a busy environment are required. Responsibilities include assisting patrons with the use of the library by checking out materials, answering questions about patron accounts, and generally assisting patrons with the use of the library services and the facility. When the Circulation Desk is not busy, the Circulation Assistant will perform other tasks in support of library operation as directed by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to cheerfully respond to patron requests, to work cooperatively in a team environment, to be flexible as the demands of the job change, to become familiar with the location of library resources, to handle the fast pace of telephone and in-person interactions, and to assist library patrons with the use of the library. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be committed to excellence in the provision of library service.

A willingness to work at all Lancaster Public Library branch locations (Lancaster City, Leola, and Mountville) is required.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

COMPENSATION: Hourly wage: $10.00. Hours: 15-20 per week including evenings and Saturdays.
The above job summary is not intended as, nor should be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

Please submit an application and three references to:

Lancaster Public Library
Attention: Kathy Leader
125 N. Duke Street Lancaster, PA 17602
Fax: (717) 394-3083
Email: kleader@lancasterpubliclibrary.org

Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about Lancaster Public Library visit our website at www.lancasterpubliclibrary.org.


Ephrata Public Library

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


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.

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