Children’s Librarian – Three-quarter Time
We are seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and playful applicant for a Children & Teen Services librarian position. The successful candidate will bring a commitment to fostering literacy in young children, an ability to respectfully engage children and families of all abilities and backgrounds, and a willingness to embrace the happy chaos of service to children & teens.
The candidate we hire will be planning and presenting programs for babies through teens both in-house and as part of our outreach team. Duties include reference desk work, reader’s advisory, collection development, and storytelling. An MLIS degree and a thorough knowledge of children’s literature are required for this position. Experience working in a preschool or elementary school setting is a plus. Ability to work comfortably with a diverse patron base is a necessity. Candidate must be comfortable working independently as well as functioning as part of a team.
This is a ¾ time non-exempt position (26.25 hours per week) with vacation and sick leave benefits. Annual salary starts at $25,266. Candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Federal Criminal background Check, PA Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance required upon offer of employment.
Candidates please submit an application and resume to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview. No phone calls please.
Computer Center Supervisor – Full Time
The Computer Center Supervisor position is a full-time 35 hour/week salaried position. The annual salary starts at $27,773 and includes excellent benefits. The successful candidate for this position will bring a passion for learning as well as teaching and a commitment to the endeavor of providing excellent, innovative and educational technology services for adults. He/she will supervise and mentor Computer Center volunteers, monitor, evaluate and make recommendations for all public access technology needs including hardware and software, provide assistance with library technology to the public, manage technology class offerings/teach classes to adults, manage Computer Center materials budget and collection development plan. Additional job duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, computer science or equivalent education. MLIS degree and/or supervisory experience a plus. Experience working with the public or in a library is preferred. Other required skills and abilities include creative problem-solving, a sense of humor, and a positive and enthusiastic approach to public service.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Federal Criminal Background Check, PA Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance required upon offer of employment.
Candidates please submit application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview. No Phone calls please.
Shelver – Part-Time
Northland Public Library, is seeking a Shelver. All applicants must be able to read shelves to maintain sequential order of library collection and re-shelve library materials in appropriate locations.
This is a part-time, minimum wage position (13 hours/week) with a starting rate of $7.75. Applicants must be at least 16 years old at time of application.
Must be able to work rotating shifts (7 days/week) including morning, afternoon, evening and holiday hours when the library is open.
Physical demands: The employee must frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview. No phone calls please.
Maintenance Assistant – Part Time
Northland Public Library, a busy suburban library, is seeking a part-time Maintenance Assistant. This is a 16-20 hr/week position. The Maintenance Assistant provides a comprehensive program of maintenance services for our 30,250 sq. ft. building and its surrounding property, including preventative maintenance and light building repair, grounds keeping, assisting with book sales, room set up and keeping track of supplies.
Must be available to work a flexible schedule including, morning hours prior to library opening, daytime, evening and weekends. Proximity to Northland Library preferred.
Starting rate $12/hr.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Open since 1968, Northland Public Library is the second largest library in Allegheny County. The library aims to serve as the primary community connection for more than 81,000 residents of our five supporting municipalities—Bradford Woods, Franklin Park, Marshall, McCandless, and Ross. As a member of the Allegheny County Library Association, we provide service to our supporting communities as well as all Allegheny County residents. We provide on-site and outreach programming, 24-hour online access through our website, remote lending kiosks, an upgraded computer center, extensive print and electronic collections, community partnerships, and a creative, energetic, and dedicated staff. If you don’t like doing the same thing day after day, this may be the opportunity for you. There is always something new happening.
Future Employment Opportunities
Northland Public Library will accept applications for future employment opportunities. You may submit an application along with a cover letter stating your expertise and interest at anytime.
Applications are available to download: Download an application.
Applications/resumes/cover letters/background checks should be sent to:
Northland Public Library
300 Cumberland Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15237