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Employment Opportunities and Internships in Library Science and Instructional Technology

Northwestern Lehigh School District

Librarian for Grades 6-8 (Posted 9/10/2014)

Librarian for grades 6-8 integrated program.  Facilitate book selection, interdisciplinary planning and technology use.  Utilize and maintain library management software and library website.  Promote reading.  Integrate 21st Century Information Literacy skills into classroom curriculum.

A valid PA Certification in Library Science is required.

Please apply electronically through the school's website.



Pennsylvania State Archives

Entry Level Archivist (Posted 9/10/2014)

Job Duties:

This is an entry level Archivist position. Candidate will be responsible for assisting in implementing a fourteen-month project at the Pennsylvania State Archives made possible by funds from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC). One archivist will be hired to process, re-appraise, re-house and create detailed listings for records of the late twentieth century Pennsylvania Governors Shapp, Thornburgh and Casey. The employee will be hired through the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation.

Duties will include: re-appraising and re-housing over 400 cubic feet of records relating to the Commission for Women, the Bureau of Affirmative Action, Chief Clerk's Office and others. Additionally, official videotapes of the Thornburgh and Casey Administrations will be reappraised and organized into appropriate acid-free storage containers. Inventories of the re- housed items will be created and prepared for upload to the Archives web site. Other related duties may arise as the project progresses.


  • Required qualifications for the position include:
  • Ability to make a twelve month commitment to the project
  • Strong oral and written communication skills Familiarity with basic archival standards and practices Familiarity with archival processing standards and practices Familiarity with current archival preservation practices Familiarity with computers and basic software applications
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree with archival component and/or equivalent archival experience

Beginning annual salary will be $39,257 with full benefits. The anticipated start date is late October, 2014.

Please submit applications by October 1 to: Pennsylvania State Archives
Attn: David Shoff
350 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

For more information contact the Project Director, David Shoff at: 717-783-5796 or email:



Garnet Valley High School

Long Term Substitute Librarian (Posted 8/30/2014)

Long Term Substitute Librarian

Valid Pennsylvania Library Sciences Certification

According to the negotiated contract

on or about October 23, 2014 to the end of the 2014/2015 school year

September 11, 2014


As part of our application process, the Garnet Valley School District will only accept the following items for teaching positions:   
- Letter of Interest
- Pennsylvania Certification
- Resume
- Act 34, Act 151, and Act 114 Clearances, (FBI)

Current Act 34, Act 151, and FBI Clearances are only valid for one (1) year.  To be considered current, the clearances must be dated within one (1) calendar year of the date you will be interviewed. The Garnet Valley School District will keep your employment record active for one (1) year.

*All positions are subject to final approval by the Board of School Directors and are contingent upon final adoption of the budget.*



Kutztown Community Library

Unpaid Internship Opportunity (Posted 8/30/2014)

Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown PA 19530

4 to 8 hours weekly

Unpaid. At the present time, we cannot offer a stipend, however we can provide a wide exposure to a very dynamic, upbeat public library.

Kutztown Community Library is a member of the Berks County Public Libraries system. It is a medium-sized public library with over 29,000 items in the collection that serves a service population of 17,121.

The purpose of this intern position is to provide training for library service to the public, promote reading, encourage library usage within the community, and perform a variety of routine and complex work in the operation of the library.

Duties include:
A wide variety of public library tasks including circulation duties, processing and repairing materials, assisting patrons in the use of computers, assisting in collection development and working on special projects and programs, including the Summer Reading Program.

Candidate should be a current student in a Library/Information Science or Education program. Skills needed: reliable, detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks, and strong interpersonal skills.

Phone: 610-683-5820.

To Apply: Email



Muhlenberg Community Library

Unpaid Internship Opportunity (Posted 8/23/2014)

Are you interesting in working on teen programming at the public library this fall? Internships are wonderful opportunities for students to gain experience and make contacts in the public library community.


Deanne Boyer, MLS
Assistant Director
Muhlenberg Community Library



Parkland Academy of Early Learning

Part-time Assistant and Substitute Teachers (Posted 8/22/2014)

Parkland Academy of Early Learning located in Trexlertown (18 minutes away from Kutztown) is hiring for the position of school age assistant with the hours of 3:00 pm-6:00pm. They are also seeking substitute teachers for the upcoming school year.  This is a great chance to build up experience working with children and looks great on a resume!

If interested please contact Jenn Truckly at 610-392-0252 or at



Radnor Memorial Library (Wayne PA)

Part-Time Reference Librarian(Posted 8/09/2014)

Available immediately, the Radnor Memorial Library (Wayne PA) has a opening for a part-time reference librarian. The position is scheduled for a minimum of 8 hours a week, including at least one weekday shift and one weekend shift. This position is the librarian-in-charge on weekends. Responsibilities include staffing the Information Desk and assistance with departmental tasks; assistance to and training for the public in the use of both print and electronic resources; and assistance to the public with computers and printing/scanning.

Requirements: A Master's degree in Library Science. Recent experience in a public library is preferred. The successful candidate must be able to function independently, as well as work with staff as part of a team. A desire and aptitude for interacting with all ages of the public is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word is required and is desirable in Microsoft Publisher. This is a year-round position.

Salary: $17.25 per hour

To apply: Send a letter of application, resume and 3 professional references to

Kathy Mulroy
Executive Director
Radnor Memorial Library
114 West Wayne Ave
Wayne Pa 19087
610-687-1124 ext 10



Parkland Community Library

F/T Adult Services Librarian(Posted 8/05/2014)


  • A Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an appropriate agency or accredited institution
  • Knowledge and interest in developing collection and programs for adults
  • Excellent communication skills

Responsibilities include:

  • Select and maintain collection and budget for Adult Fiction, and Large Print materials and AV Materials including DVD's, Books on CD, Music CD's, and Great Courses.
  • Maintain the library's periodicals collection
  • Maintain storage collection
  • Plan, promote and implement programming for the adult population in the library or elsewhere in the service area
  • Attend community events as scheduled
  • Prepare and submit grant and budget proposals in areas of responsibility
  • Update the library's Social Media and Website as needed
  • Send out press releases and promotional materials for programs, outreach and as requested
  • Provide as scheduled, research assistance to library patrons of all ages
  • Participate in Continuing Education by attending position appropriate conferences, meetings and workshops when possible
  • Provide outreach to Nursing Homes and other agencies in the service area
  • Maintain bulletin board and display case

If interested please email, send resume, 3 professional recommendations and a letter of interest to:

Debbie Jack, Executive Director
Parkland Community Library
4422 Walbert Avenue
Allentown, PA 18104
610-398-1361 ext. 22



Haddonfield Public Schools

Library Media Specialist – Full-time Elementary (Posted 8/01/2014)

NJ certification is required

Please send cover letter, resume, college transcripts, and copy of NJ certification to:

Attention: Library Media Specialist EOE



Upper St. Clair School District

Elementary School Librarian (Posted 8/01/2014)

The Upper St. Clair School District is seeking candidates for the Streams Elementary School Librarian position.  The successful candidate will hold a masters' degree (MLIS) in library science, a valid PA librarian certificate, have additional background experiences in reading development, as well as the effective integration of technology and media.

Those interested are encouraged to submit a resume and application to:

For an application packet please visit our website at: /Information/Employment Opportunities/Professional Positions-Permanent & Long Term



Bethel Tulpehocken Library

Library Director (Posted 7/19/2014)

The Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library seeks a creative and enthusiastic self-starter with a dedication to community service as the director of its popular and growing library. The library serves Bethel and Tulpehocken townships in the northwest corner of rural Berks county. The library was established more than 40 years ago, and recently acquired 900 square feet of additional space which it is excited to renovate and expand into.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 *   managing daily operations
 *   supervising staff
 *   administrating budgets
 *   reaching out to the community
 *   assisting the Board in fundraising
 *   developing the collection
 *   planning programs

A Bachelor's degree in Information Science or a related field is required, and prior experience in a public library setting is a must. Familiarity with PC and library systems software is required. Organizational and interpersonal skills must be outstanding.

Interested parties should send a letter of interest, resumé, salary requirements, and 3 professional references to:

Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library  Attn: Board
8601 Lancaster Ave.
Bethel, PA 19507



Muhlenberg College

Public Services Assistant, Trexler Library (Posted 7/17/2014)

Under the direction of the Head of Public Outreach and Information Literacy Services, the Public Services Assistant is: responsible for the overall control, functioning, and security of the library facility, its collections and services, and its occupants during specified hours, including evening, late night and weekend hours; supervises activities of student assistants staffing service desks; provides informational and directional assistance to users; serves as link between users and specialized library staff who are not present; makes appropriate referrals to those staff; and performs other duties as assigned and as dictated by the needs of users.

Required qualifications: A baccalaureate degree and related job experience or an associate degree in library technology and experience working in a library. Some knowledge of general library procedures, information resources, computers, and library security concerns. Ability to work and interact effectively with diverse groups of people, including library users, faculty, and students. Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations, maintain a proper study environment, and employ good judgment in the resolution of disputes. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Demonstrated success in working with the public and a strong commitment to library services. Preferred qualifications: Experience with circulation, reference, marketing, and outreach.

This is a Staff Associate, non-exempt position. Starting salary is $2,100 per month; a nominal increase is awarded following a successful 90-day evaluation. This position is full-time (35 hours per week) with eligibility to all benefits offered by the College. Standard shifts include evening, late night, and weekend hours and include closing shifts. Shifts will change during intersessions and over summers.

To apply, submit letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references by email to Jennifer Jarson, Head of Public Outreach and Information Literacy Services ( Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. E.O.E.



 Last Updated 9/10/2014 WJ