Front Desk Clerk PT (Community Library of Allegheny Valley)

The Community Library of Allegheny Valley, is looking to hire a part-time front desk clerk. This job is all about meeting the needs of our patrons! 

Our front desk clerks are the face of the library. They do everything from checking out materials to answering questions about everything under the sun. We are looking for someone who can adapt to any situation and someone who recognizes that libraries are no longer quiet, passive places. Computer skills, basic knowledge of literary trends and a sense of fun and friendliness are a must.

This is a part-time position for 20-25 hours a week at an hourly rate of $10.00.

The position requires working weekdays, evenings and some Saturdays; flexibility with scheduling is a must. The candidate who is selected will need to obtain PA Child Abuse/FBI Clearances and successfully pass a criminal background check before getting started. A high school diploma/GED is required. For the right person, this position provides an opportunity to gain library experience and join an incredible team of library professionals!

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Desk Clerk” to Suzy Ruskin, Library Director, at by July 22, 2024. No phone calls, please.

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide equal opportunity regarding all terms of conditions of employment for all applicants and employees without regard to sex, sexual orientation, race, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital or familial status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.