Adult Assistant Services – Wilkinsburg Public Library

The Wilkinsburg Public Library in Wilkinsburg, PA is accepting applications for Adult Assistant Services. This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, union position offering $13.48/hr. plus benefits. Wilkinsburg residency is required. A Bachelor’s or other secondary education degree and/or certificate is required. See below for job details/requirements. If interested, please send completed resume, at least 3 professional references, and cover letter to the address or email below.

Applications must be submitted by: Monday, April 10, 2017

Borough of Wilkinsburg
605 Ross Ave
Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

Job Description:

Provides professional circulation services to all ages on a day-to-day basis; is responsible for assisting patrons with technology needs including teaching basic computer skills classes; is responsible for assisting patrons with resumes and job applications. Performs other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Supervision Received:

Performs work responsibilities under the general direction of Library Director and Project Manager.

Supervision Exercised:



A Bachelor’s or other secondary education degree and/or certificate is required. A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) is preferred.


Working knowledge of technology including but not limited to: basic PC and laptop operations and troubleshooting; basic email operations; basic cell phone/PDA operations; Microsoft Office functions.

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to complete projects independently and as a member of a team.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work is performed in a busy library setting, subject to moderate noise. Must be able to walk, sit, stoop, reach, stand, talk, listen, and use library equipment. Must be able to retrieve and shelve library materials use a step stool, lift 20 lbs and move a book cart on wheels.

Other Requirements:

Must put forth a professional appearance in both dress and attitude.

Must be able to work occasional Saturdays.

Must have regular access to a personal vehicle for travel to and from Eastridge Branch Library.

PA State Police Criminal record check, PA Child Abuse History clearance and FBI fingerprints are required to begin work.

Must be comfortable working with all ages including children and the elderly.