New Director (Delmont Public Library)


Delmont Public Library (DPL), 75 School Street, Delmont, PA, is looking for a new director.  The position is part-time, 30 hours per week.


Duties include but are not limited to

  • Oversight of library budget
  • Preparing reports and presentations
  • Collection development
  • Hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling library staff
  • Attracting and scheduling volunteers
  • Cooperating with the Library Board of Trustees, community officials, municipalities, and local groups in planning library services and programs
  • Supervising the maintenance of all library facilities and equipment
  • Engaging in public outreach to bring groups to the library as well as to bring the library to outside groups
  • Grant writing, publicity, and donor relations
  • Assisting in fund-raising efforts
  • Cooperating with the library board in the creation of a strategic plan and the development of an operational plan to support the strategic plan
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 2 years of college (B.A. or B.S. preferred), 9 library science credits (must be obtained within 18 months of hiring)
  • Previous library experience
  • Ability to supervise staff and volunteers
  • Fund raising and grant writing experience
  • Familiarity with social media and digital technology
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality


Additional requirements:

  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and willingness and ability to conduct off-siteprograms
  • Current Pennsylvania and FBI clearances


Salary range: $15/hour


To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Louisa Fordyce, President, DPL Board of Trustees, to  A list of three references will be requested from candidates who are selected for interviews.


The application deadline is June 30, 2022.  Review of applications will begin immediately.


DPL is an EOE employer.