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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:

 


 

Public Services Assistant

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, 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.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learners for full-time public services assistants at East Shore Area Library, Kline Library and William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library. 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.


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


Schedule

Full-Time Position at East Shore Area Library has the schedule of:

Week 1: Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Friday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Week 2: Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Week 3: Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM, Monday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday 1:00 PM – 9:15 PM, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

 

Full-Time Position at Kline Library has the schedule of:

Tuesday - Thursday 9:15 AM – 6:00 PM, Friday & Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM

 

Full-Time Position at William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library has the schedule of:

Week 1: Tuesday & Wednesday 9:15 AM – 5:30 PM, Thursday 12:15 PM – 8:15 PM, Friday 9:15 AM – 6:15 PM, Saturday 9:15 AM – 3:15 PM

Week 2: Monday 12:15 PM – 6:15 PM, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:15 AM – 5:30 PM, Thursday12:15 PM – 8:15 PM, Friday 9:15 AM – 6:15 PM

Assistant Adult Programming Coordinator

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, 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.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking an ongoing learner for a full-time assistant adult programming coordinator. This program-focused position increases The Library’s engagement in the community and supports the needs of adult learners by assisting in the planning, coordination, and implementation of adult programs in all library facilities and via outreach.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a related field, preferred
  • Or a minimum of two years of experience working with adults in a group or one-on-one setting
  • One year of experience working with adults in a group or one-on-one setting
  • Two years active experience using MS Office Suite or equivalent and searching the Internet in a Windows environment

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $11.50/hr.


Schedule

Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week. The hours varied to meet the needs of the department.

Summer Outreach Assistants

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, 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.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking three part-time Summer Outreach Assistants to support our outreach program. Primary responsibility is the implementation of pre-designed programs at outreach visits, programs and events, and occasionally at library locations throughout Dauphin County while promoting The Library’s summer reading club and other library services and resources.


Application

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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in education or minimum of 2 years of experience in childcare or education setting or 2 years of experiences in the formal educational system Plus 1 year working with children
  • Experience using MS Office Suite or equivalent and searching the internet in a Windows environment.
  • Independent transportation to various libraries and community locations daily
  • Professional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to move library materials within and between locations
  • Ability to retrieve and place books on shelves
  • Sufficient mobility to perform programming for children

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $12.12 per hour


Schedule

The positions are temporary part-time for 12 weeks during June, July and August. The hours are usually Tuesday through Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM but flexibility to include nights or weekends is needed.

Social Media Assistant

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, 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.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking an ongoing learner for a full-time social media assistant to support The Library’s creative engagement with the community via social media and provide clerical assistance to internal departments to aid in achieving the organizational mission. This position supports the creation of content on The Library’s social media platforms to engage The Library’s current, consistent, accurate, and compliant materials that meet The Library Website and Social Media Policies along with adhering to the Brand Standard of The Library.


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; Advanced degree or coursework in communications, journalism, marketing, or other related fields is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and two-years’ experience on a variety of social media platforms, required
  • One-year general office experience including working with the public
  • Two-years’ active experience using Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent and searching the Internet in a Windows environment
  • Ability to produce accurate and grammatically correct written communication
  • Experience in an online content management system and/or graphics software, and experience with cell phone photography and videography is preferred
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to have independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations

Rate of Pay

The starting rate is $11.00/hr.


Schedule

Full-time Position: This position has the schedule of Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Outreach Pilot

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, 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.

Dauphin County Library System is seeking an ongoing learner for a part-time outreach vehicle pilot. The successful candidate is detailed oriented, community focused individual with enthusiasm for making community connections. The position will provide services as an extension of The Library in multiple locations across Dauphin County. The outreach pilot will help to develop community partners and establish relationships with patrons who do not visit The Library on a regular basis by giving information and performing library programs for various age ranges.


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 General Equivalency Development (GED)
  • Two years of customer service experience required
  • One year of experience working directly with youth, preferred
  • Technology experience required
  • Requires a current and valid driver’s license with a minimum of three years driving experience
  • Requires excellent customer service
  • Requires excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted, bending and reaching

Rate of Pay

$11.16 per hour


Schedule

Part-Time Position of 24 hours per week that has a schedule of:

Tuesday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Wednesday 1:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

 


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