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At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

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The Library is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

 


 

Information Services Manager

Summary

Dauphin County Library System, a non-profit organization, is seeking an ongoing learner as a full time Information Services Manager at the East Shore Area Library. The Information Services Manager is The Library’s expert on in-depth reference questions, utilizing The Library’s various online and physical resources to investigate, analyze, and provide answers. As a team leader of a system wide support department; this position ensures that the information needs of both The Library’s members and staff are met, through strong project management and written communication skills.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters of Library and Information Sciences degree or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited MLS degree preferred. Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience required.
  • Proficient with technology and experience with information research required.
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted.

Rate of Pay

$16.92/hr


Schedule

Full-time at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg) has the schedule of Monday - Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, with an occasional night or weekend

Public Services Assistant Substitute

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you. Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learners for a substitute Public Services Assistant. The Public Services Assistant provides exceptional customer service in person, on the phone and email. The successful public services assistant uses computer software for circulation of materials and offers basic reference service. Position may require occasional travel to Elizabethville and Johnson Memorial Libraries to fill open shifts as needed and agreed upon.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Training or experience with computer keyboarding and basic office software
  • One-year experience dealing with the public
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves
  • Ability to reach and bend to place books on shelves, kneeling and sitting on the floor during tasks

Rate of Pay

$9.55 per hour


Information Services Manager

Summary

Dauphin County Library System, a non-profit organization, is seeking an ongoing learner as a full time Information Services Manager at the East Shore Area Library. The Information Services Manager is The Library’s expert on in-depth reference questions, utilizing The Library’s various online and physical resources to investigate, analyze, and provide answers. As a team leader of a system wide support department; this position ensures that the information needs of both The Library’s members and staff are met, through strong project management and written communication skills.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, required and enrolled in an American Library Association accredited MLS degree OR MLS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education program. MLS or MLIS degree preferred.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience required. Technology experience required.
  • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations, excellent customer service and communication skills, ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted.

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $16.92/hr.


Schedule

Full-time Position at East Shore Area Library (4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg) has the schedule of Monday - Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, with an occasional night or weekend

 


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