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DAUPHIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM IS CURRENTLY SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

 


 

Born to Read Specialist

Summary

The Dauphin County Library System’s is seeking a Born to Read Specialist who is a creative and energetic educator that will work with infants and their caregivers on the Born to Read programs. This innovative position will continue the current successful program and expand the impact by planning, implementing, tracking, marketing, and evaluating programs in conjunction with various departments. The specialist will present programs to babies and adults both in the library and in the outreach environment. The Born to Read Specialist will have a significant impact on the first and most formative months of a child’s life.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete our application and email resume and cover letter to employment@dcls.org. Resumes are required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education.
  • Knowledge of and/or courses in children’s literature, child development, and educational methods.
  • One year experience in working with children and education.
  • Requires a current and valid driver’s license (if required to operate a Dauphin County Library System vehicle, insurance underwriter requires minimum of three years driving experience).
  • Proficient in using computers, laptops, tablets, etc.
  • Professional customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to move library materials within and between locations.
  • Ability to retrieve and place books on shelves.
  • Sufficient mobility to perform programming for children.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Rate of Pay

$16.00 per hour


Schedule

The full time schedule will include days, evenings and weekends to be determined upon the needs of programming and outreach activities.

Public Services Assistant

Summary

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a part time public services assistant at the Elizabethville Area Library. The public services assistant performs customer services, uses computer software for circulation of materials, and offers basic reference service. Interacts courteously with the public in person and by telephone; opens or closes the building.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete our application and email resume and cover letter to employment@dcls.org. Resumes are required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Training or experience with computer keyboarding and basic office software.
  • One year experience dealing with the public.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves.
  • Ability to reach and bend to place books on shelves, kneeling and sitting on the floor during tasks.

Rate of Pay

$9.55 per hour


Schedule

Part Time Position has the schedule of:

Tuesdays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fridays 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Maintenance Assistant

Summary

Dauphin County Library System is seeking a full time efficient maintenance assistant. The successful candidate will travel between all eight libraries in Dauphin County for general maintenance and minor repair needs. Minor repairs, include but are not limited to, basic plumbing, electrical work, carpentry and painting. Additional indoor tasks include, set up and tear down of meeting room furniture, as well as, moving materials, furniture, equipment. Mowing, pruning shrubs, weeding and snow/ice removal are a few of the outdoor tasks for this position.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete our application and email resume and cover letter to employment@dcls.org. Resumes are required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year related experience
  • Requires current and valid driver’s license
  • This position requires operating a Dauphin County Library System vehicle, therefore the insurance carrier requires a minimum of three years of driving experience
  • Ability to lift or move 100 lbs. assisted and up to 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Ability to bend, climb and work from ladders (6 ft. step and 20 ft. extension)
  • Requires written communication and computer use
  • Ability to work independently and in group while maintaining effective communications

Rate of Pay

$15.40 per hour


Schedule

Full Time Position has the schedule of Monday through Friday with weekends and holidays, as needed

 


 

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