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Employment Opportunities and Internships in Library Science and Instructional Technology

Northampton Community College (Posted 03/03/2015)

Instructional Technology Support Specialist

Part-time, grant funded temporary position (through Sept. 2017). Work as part of a team to assist faculty with the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of courses in a Web-based format for the Trade Act Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT 4). Will provide training for faculty in the use of instructional technology to support the development of academic courses for the TAACCCT program design. The position will be focused on the healthcare/medical programs in the grant.

Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in instructional design, instructional technology, or a related field is preferred. Professional work experience which demonstrates the use of instructional technology tools and sound instructional design principles may substitute for formal training. Teaching experience with online or blended instruction desirable and experience supporting faculty in instructional design and/or technology training.

https://ncc.peopleadmin.com/postings/search

 


 

Messiah College (Posted 03/02/2015)

Interlibrary Loan/Technical Processing Technician

Murray Library has a current opening for the full-time position of Interlibrary Loan/Technical Processing Technician.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/5643.

Job related questions may be directed to Lawrie Merz, Librarian/Public Services Coordinator, at LMerz@messiah.edu<mailto:LMerz@messiah.edu>.

 


 

Berks County Libraries (Posted 03/02/2015)

Assistant Cataloging Librarian

Assistant Cataloging Librarian - Berks County Libraries is seeking an assistant cataloging librarian effective immediately. Under the general supervision of the Bibliographic Services Manager, the position performs timely cataloging of library materials; assists in maintaining authority files; maintains bibliographic and holdings records for library materials in the online catalog.

The position is a full-time (35 hours/week), AFSCME position with competitive benefits. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with Provisional Certification as a public librarian from the PA Department of Education, coursework in cataloging and classification, work experience as a cataloger in a public library setting, MLS preferred. Salary start rate is $18.94/hr.

The Berks County Public Library System is a department of county government charged with providing library services to the 401,000 residents through outreach activities and administrative and support services to the 19 member libraries.

All interested applicants must complete a County of Berks employment application at: http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/HR/Pages/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx

Applications can be submitted:

In person or by U.S. mail to:
County of Berks Human Resources Department
633 Court Street, 8th Floor
Reading, Pa 19601

By email to hr@countyofberks.com
By fax to 610-478-6084 

 


 

Bethlehem Area Public Library   (Posted 03/02/2015)

Circulation Clerk

The Bethlehem Area Public Library is seeking qualified candidates for a  Circulation   Clerk   position. This is a part-time position (approx. 10 hours per week) at a rate of $14.59 per hour.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jberk@bapl.org by March 13, 2015.

Child abuse clearance and criminal background check are required for employment at BAPL.

 


 

Womelsdorf Community Library  (Posted 03/02/2015)

Library Director

Womelsdorf Community Library, located in Womelsdorf PA, is searching for a Library Director who is motivated, creative, enthusiastic, and tech savvy to continue moving our library forward with the ever changing needs of our patrons.  The Womelsdorf Community Library officially opened March 1980. We are a member of the Berks County Public Library System.
 
Under the direction of the Board, the Library Director will develop, administer, and supervise, communicate, motivate and coordinate the work of the library and staff. The Director is responsible for   the day-to-day operations of the library including duties related to collection development, programming, and outreach. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the director helps develop yearly goals, participates in fundraising and marketing, prepare state report, and assist in yearly budget development.

The candidate must qualify as a Provisional Librarian in Pennsylvania (Bachelor's Degree plus 12 credit hours of library science). Salary commensurate with experience and educational back ground.
 
The Library requires that employees having contact with children must obtain the following clearances PSP, Child Abuse, FBI, as a condition of employment.
 
Please send resume, professional references, and salary expectations to:
 
Womelsdorf Community Library
Board of Trustees
203 West High Street
Womelsdorf Pa 19567
 
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

 


 

Kutztown Community Library (Posted 02/16/2015)

Library Clerk, Level 1

Kutztown Community Library seeks Library Clerk, Level 1. Position requires working the circulation desk independently, shelving, providing customer service, and assisting patrons with computer use. The applicant must possess basic computer proficiency, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work well with the public.

Library experience is preferred. Schedule includes evenings, Saturdays and fill-in as needed. 12-18 hours per week. Clearances are required.

WAGE: $10.23 per hour

Applications and resumes will accepted until the position is successfully filled.

Please submit the application and your resume to:
Janet Yost, Library Director
Kutztown Community Library
70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA 19530
kutztownpl@berks.lib.pa.us
Phone: 610-683-5820
Fax: 610-683-8155

Applications and the complete position description are available at the Library and kutztownlibrary.org

 


 

Wyomissing Public Library (Posted 02/10/2015)

Adult Programming Coordinator/Library Assistant

The Wyomissing Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, and energetic part-time employee to perform the duties of a Library Assistant and implement adult programs.

In addition to serving the patrons at the circulation desk, this employee is responsible for planning and implementing programs for adults. Occasionally, this employee will be responsible for performing community outreach to promote and increase public participation and use of library services.

Ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong commitment to customer service, proficiency using a computer and the Internet, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, previous library service, and experience planning programs for adults.

All library employees are required to have both criminal background and child abuse clearances.

Salary: $11 an hour
Hours: 18 hours a week. More hours may intermittently be available.
Schedule: Required to work at least one night a week and one Saturday a month.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent/college degree preferred.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Colleen Stamm,
Library Director Wyomissing Public Library
9 Reading Blvd Wyomissing, PA 19610
colleen@wyopublib.org

 


 

Garnet Valley School District (Posted 02/10/2015)

Middle School Librarian

Garnet Valley School District is in need of a librarian at the middle school for the remainder of the school year.  Apply through our website.

https://garnetvalley.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

 


 

Gwynedd Mercy University (Posted 02/10/2015)

Circulation Assistant

Gwynedd Mercy University has a part-time Circulation Assistant position available.  The hours are two evenings 4:00pm - 10:00pm and Sundays 1:00pm - 8:00pm.  The link below will take you to the full description and on-line application.

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH16/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GMCEDU&cws=4&rid=270

 


 

Reading Public Library (Posted 02/10/2015)

Northeast Branch Manager

Reading Public Library seeks a part-time branch manager to direct the day to day operation of an urban branch library. Duties include supervising library staff and volunteers; performing collection development functions; overseeing the maintenance of the facility; producing reports and compiling statistics; and handling monies collected. Work also includes: maintaining a safe and pleasant library environment; assisting patrons in the selection of materials and in use of the public computers; developing and implementing programs, services and special events to promote use of the library; participating in publicity and public relations efforts, and other related tasks as required.

25 hours/week minimum. Evening and weekend hours required. Must have excellent customer service, organization, communication, and computer skills.  Requires a Bachelor's degree, preferably in library science, plus two years library experience.  Supervisory experience preferred. Bilingual a plus. Salary DOE. Fill out application at Reading Public Library, 199 S. 5th St., Reading, PA 19602, or email resume to resumes@reading.lib.pa.us

 


 

Lehigh University (Posted 02/10/2015)

Education/Learning Design Librarian

Lehigh University is currently seeking an Education/Learning Design Librarian. For more information and how to apply, please visit http://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176010751&Title=Librarian%2C%20Education%2FLearning%20Design

 


 

University Libraries, Penn State Abington (Posted 01/31/2015)

Information Resources and Services Support Specialist 3 (Evening Supervisor)

Penn State invites candidates for the job of (Evening Supervisor) Information Resources and Services Support Specialist at the Penn State Abington Library. Reporting to the Head Librarian, this position is responsible for supervising evening and weekend services.

The successful candidate will supervise the Library during evening and weekend hours and assist in providing a variety of services, including circulation, basic reference/resource assistance, troubleshooting computers and other technology including the One Button Studio, instruction in the use of technology and coordinating activities during and between shifts. They will also be responsible for scheduling of instruction sessions.

Typical duties include assisting users in identifying and retrieving information; lending, renewing, and processing returned materials and collecting fines and fees; supervising student assistants, assessing and remediating technology issues. The position is scheduled for evening and weekend hours. Hours are subject to change over intersession, breaks, summer, and holidays.

Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Expected skills include using library database searching and retrieval tools and knowledge of computers and technology as well as responsiveness to the changing needs of students and faculty, adaptability to changing services, and the ability to work with a diverse population of users and staff in a fast-paced learning environment.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.

The University Libraries are multicultural environments that embraces respect and diversity. http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/abington.html

To apply go to: http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html

 


 

Shippensburg University  (Posted 01/22/2015)

Instructional Design Intern

We are currently looking for a graduate intern for the spring semester here at Shippensburg--approximately 480 hours.

Justin A. Sentz
Director of Instructional Design & Web Technologies Shippensburg University
717-477-1507
jasentz@ship.edu

 


 

Parkland High School (Posted 01/21/2015)

Part Time Librarian

Part-time position open for a certified librarian to provide coverage in the library before school, M-F 7-10:45. Extra hours can be picked up subbing at the H.S but cannot exceed 28hrs.

Contact is Sharon in Human Resources at 610-351-5533.

 


 

Upper Dublin Public Library (Posted 01/20/2015)

Head of Children’s Services Librarian

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference while advancing your career in public librarianship serving children and families? After 22 years, the Upper Dublin Public Library's (UDPL) much-beloved Head of Children's Services Librarian is retiring and leaving a vacancy. Apply to become a member of our dedicated and creative team!

The UDPL seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, and imaginative public library professional for an exciting opportunity educating children, parents/caregivers and families in our active children's services department. The incumbent in this position manages all areas of learning for children (birth - 12 years), parents/caregivers and families in a fast-paced environment, including: collection development, readers' advisory, program planning & implementation and outreach. A key member of the UDPL team, the ideal candidate will be an advocate for children's services, capable of interacting well with residents of all ages and will maintain and grow the UDPL's well-established ties with Upper Dublin schools. The best candidate recognizes the unique needs of children in the world today, and imagines how to interweave the latest technology into the best of traditional library programming and resources.

Located in Fort Washington, PA, and open 66 hours/week, the UDPL is a bustling and much-loved resource for the 25,569 residents of Upper Dublin Township and those who visit from neighboring communities. The UDPL maintains a collection of 110,000 tangible items plus a variety of virtual resources, like eBooks, 24/7. In 2013, circulation was 346,000 and over 18,000 people attended programs for all ages. Most recently, the UDPL completed renovations to update its 20-year-old facility, including a remodeled children's area entitled Kids Place. The UDPL received the honor of being named a Family Place Library in 2012.

Salary and Requirements: $45,000 - $49,000 plus attractive benefits package. ALA-accredited MLS required. A genuine love of interacting with and educating children (ages birth to 12 years) is a must. Strong knowledge of children's literature, resources and emerging technologies as they relate to children's services required. Work schedules are determined by departmental need, but this position requires early morning, evening and weekend hours as well as flexibility in scheduling. EOE: M/F/H

 


 

Carpenter Technology Corporation (Posted 01/16/2015)

LIBRARIAN - Reading, PA (Temporary Position - Approximately 6 Months)

Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of cast/wrought and powder metal stainless steels and specialty alloys including high temperature (iron-nickel-cobalt base), stainless, superior corrosion resistant, controlled expansion alloys, ultra high strength and implantable alloys, tool and die steels, and other specialty metals as well as cast/wrought titanium alloys. We provide materials solutions to the ever changing needs of the automotive, aerospace/ defense, energy, industrial, medical, and consumer products industries. Since it is all about innovation at Carpenter, we are continuing to grow and develop our business strategies.

PRIMARY DUTIES
Provide library services to the Research & Development staff, as well as other departments within Carpenter.
Conduct technical literature searches, patent and trademark searches, collection development and cataloging, and internal & external document delivery.
Perform administrative tasks such as bill payments and maintaining the library website. Various other projects will be assigned as time permits.

REQUIREMENTS
A MS in Library Science along with a minimum of 2 years library experience is preferred.
Computer software proficiency including Microsoft Word & Excel, as well as experience with database and internet searching is a must.
Patent search experience and familiarity with copyright in a corporate environment is highly desirable.

To apply go to: www.cartech.com/careers

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

 


 

Parkland High School (Posted 01/16/2015)

Part-time High School Librarian

Part-time High School Librarian position available immediately

29 hours/week

Please contact Sharon Allen in Human Resources 610-351-5533

 


 

Berks County Library System (Posted 01/14/2015)

Library Assistant for Bibliographic Services (Part-time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Bibliographic Services Manager, the position performs copy and simple edit cataloging of library materials, utilizing computerized information and inventory systems. Performs holdings data entry, processing, and receiving of materials.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Catalogs and classifies library materials to appropriate standars and cataloging rules (AACR2/RDA, LC Subject Headings, Dewey Classification and MARC formats).
  2. Performs associated data entry and processing tasks including updates and changes to bibliographic information.
  3. May check in library materials as received from vendors and/or member libraries and maintains appropriate records of associated processing costs.
  4. Adapts to changing technologies and procedures to facilitate evolving department workflow.
  5. May perform daily circulation procedures including shelving of materials (50 per hour).

  MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Associate's degree or minimum two (2) years college coursework including nine (9) library science credits; eligibility for Library Assistant certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  2. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Above average computer skills.
  2. Working knowledge of library cataloging functions and integrated library system procedures.
  3. Ability to interpret information and make decisions in accordance with standards and best practices in bibliographic services.
  4. Ability to read, comprehend, and verify information.
  5. Excellent organization skills.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and library staff.
  7. Ability to work both independently and as a team member.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sustained periods of computer and keyboard work during every working day.  May occasionally lift or carry containers weighing 20-50 lbs and push heavily loaded book carts. 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Normal office environment.

M. Camille Eaton Romig
Bibliographic Services Manager
Berks County Public Libraries
610-378-5260 x2503 1040
Berks Road Leesport, PA 19533

 


 

Milton Senior High School & Middle School (Posted 01/10/2015)

Librarian and Enrichment

POSITION TITLE:
Librarian and Enrichment

POSITION REPORTS TO:
Level Principal and Supervisor of Special Education

QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:
Valid active Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in subject,
Acts 34 and 151 Clearances,
Federal Criminal History Check

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In accordance with current professional agreement.

SUPERVISES:
Assigned students, instructional aides, and volunteers

JOB GOAL:
- provide a library media program that supports the curriculum by providing resources and training so that both students and teachers become independent users of information.
- provide research based educational programs for students ident

Specifics can be found here:

https://web2.milton.k12.pa.us/sites/default/files/employment/Librarian Enrichment.pdf

https://web2.milton.k12.pa.us/HR

 


 

Village Library (Posted 12/16/2014)

Library Director

Village Library, located in Morgantown, PA, is searching for a Library Director who is motivated, creative, enthusiastic, and tech savvy to continue moving our library forward with the ever changing needs of our patrons.  Established in 1965, Village Library is a member of the Berks County Public Library System. Under the direction of the Board, the Library Director will develop, administer, supervise, communicate, motivate and coordinate the work of the library and staff.  The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library including duties related to collection development, programming, and outreach. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Director helps to develop yearly goals, participates in fundraising and marketing, prepare state reports, and assist in yearly budget development. Candidate must qualify as a Provisional Librarian in Pennsylvania (Bachelor's Degree plus 12 credit hours of library science). Benefits include 2 weeks paid vacation annually. Salary commensurate with experience and educational background. Please send resume, professional references and salary expectations to:

Village Library of Morgantown
Board of Trustees
207 North Walnut Street
Morgantown, PA  19543

 


 

Lancaster Public Library (Posted 12/05/2014)

Adult Services Librarian

Lancaster Public Library is seeking a highly motivated, full-time professional Librarian for the Adult Services Department at its Lancaster City Branch.  

JOB DESCRIPTION:  While staffing the Reference Desk, the Adult Services Librarian provides reference services directly to the public in a busy, urban setting.  In order to provide effective service, this individual must be proficient in the use of print and electronic resources.  The Adult Services Librarian also staffs the Computer Help Desk, assisting patrons using the Library's public access computers.  To be successful, this individual must be tech-savvy and enthusiastic about learning new technologies and sharing that knowledge with the public.  The Adult Services Librarian is involved in planning and implementing entertaining, informative, and topical programs as well as conducting community outreach.     


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science required
  • Self-starter capable of performing at a high level with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to urban librarianship
  • Proficient in the use of current technologies
  • Commitment to excellence in the provision of reference service and adult programming
  • Ability to speak a language in addition to English is desirable
  • Knowledgeable about library trends
  • Ability to work well with management, co-workers and  volunteers
  • Willingness to adapt to changing user needs
  • Strong organizational, communication, and presentation skills
  • Pleasant demeanor and helpful attitude essential
  • Scheduling flexibility, including evenings and weekends
  • Public library experience desirable

 
Criminal Background and Child Abuse Clearances required.

COMPENSATION:  Hourly rate: $15.51.   

For more information about Lancaster Public Library visit www.lancaster.lib.pa.us.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS:  Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Lancaster Public Library
125 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Attention:  Kathy Leader
Fax:  (717) 394-3083
Email:  kleader@lancaster.lib.pa.us

 


 

 Last Updated 3/3/2015 WJ