Library Assistant-Adult Services – Scott Township Public Library

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Scott Township Public Library has an immediate opening for a part time Library Assistant-Adult Services (15-25 hours per week).   The primary responsibility of this position is to work the circulation desk and provide adult programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*   Regular circulation/reference service for patrons of all ages which includes greeting and directing patrons to appropriate resources, reader’s advisory, technology assistance, shelving, checking in and out library material, registering patrons for library cards, opening/closing activities, and a focus on superior customer service
*   Familiarity with adult literature, resources, and technology
*   Initiate, plan, and conduct programs for all ages, primarily adults and older adults

(on-going and one-time events)

*   Liaison to community organizations to build and maintain relationships, as well as create awareness of library programs and resources
*   Supervise volunteers-may require training and scheduling
*   Maintain library appearance; this includes decorating, creating displays, creation of flyers and brochures in print and digital formats, shelf-reading and shifting collections
*   Technology assistance to patrons, staff, and volunteers
*   Familiarity with library policy and procedure
*   Willingness to take initiative and perform other related duties as required


*   Bachelor’s degree; MLIS and public library experience preferred
*   Ability to work with the public, independently, and as part of a team with a pleasant and professional approach; strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
*   Program planning experience, proven organizational and time management skills, ability to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, manage budget lines, and self-impose deadlines
*   Travel for outreach, meetings, and training/workshops
*   Strong computer and other related technology skills, including Sierra Circulation, MS Office, WordPress, social media, and library databases/eresources
*   Physical ability to bend, reach, lift (25+ lbs.), and stand for periods of time; the position may require frequent walking, sitting, stooping, crouching, and kneeling
*   Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI fingerprint based background check are required upon offer of employment

Schedule:  must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening and
occasional Saturday hours

Salary:  Compensation based on experience (starting at $10.50 per hour)

Please email letter of interest, resume, salary requirement, and references to:
Gina Leone, Director
Scott Township Public Library<>

The position is open until filled.