The Union County Library System is a great place to work, and we occasionally have opportunities for full or part-time employment. Current job openings are listed below by library location when available.

  • Please click on the link below to obtain a copy of the Employment Application.
  • Please complete this application, print, and sign it. Instructions on where and when to submit the application will be noted in the job description.

Employment Application


The Public Library for Union County

Children’s Services Assistant

Full-time   35 hours per week – Monday thru Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schedule adjusted to work two Thursday evenings and two Saturdays per month

$18,220

Summary
Responsible for planning, developing and delivering library programs for preschool, elementary, and families at the library and other community locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following list is representative of the typical duties and responsibilities performed.  The employee’s actual duties and responsibilities may vary slightly depending on department needs and individual assignments.

  1. Establish a yearly calendar of program offerings for children and families
  2. Contact, schedule, and confirm all program presenters
  3. Provide program information to library system’s Marketing Coordinator for use in the promotion and publicity through various media outlets
  4. Survey program attendees for suggestions on future programs and events
  5. Maintain programming and outreach collection statistics
  6. Oversee development of annual summer reading program utilizing national theme
  7. Develop partnerships with community venues who service community residents
  8. Serve as contact person to participate in community events and outreach locations
  9. Prepare book collections and present special themed programs for outreach locations
  10. Maintain quality of outreach collections
  11. Work in cooperation with the Union County Library System and North Central Library District in providing programs administered through their offices
  12. Attend meetings and workshops related to programming responsibilities

Education and Experience
Associates Degree required. Early Childhood Development or work with children in an education setting desired. Be able to demonstrate proficient clerical skills, have a working knowledge of personal computers. The employee must have a thorough grasp of the community profile including such knowledge as organizations, children’s services, public service agencies, etc.

Special Skills/Certification/License
Must possess expressive patron-service skills.  These skills are generally defined as “people skills” and include the ability to communicate effectively, an expression of patience, friendliness and courteousness and a desire to help others. Basic organizational skills. Act 34 and Act 151 clearances. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear at a conversational level, use hands to handle objects, stand or sit for long periods of time, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, reach, stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and traverse stairs.  Occasionally, the employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Generally, duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment, but the employee is exposed to outside weather and uncomfortable fluctuations in temperature within the building.  Travel between outreach stops is a necessity in all weather.

Please submit a completed application to Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Boulevard, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Application deadline: December 1. EOE


The Public Library for Union County

Adult/Teen Program Coordinator

25 hours per week – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Occasional weekend

10.01 per hour

Summary
The Adult Programming Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the vision, programming, and outreach services of the adult/teen department. Develops programming experiences for the adult and teen audience both in the library and in the community to enhance learning opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following list is representative of the typical duties and responsibilities performed.  The employee’s actual duties and responsibilities may vary slightly depending on department needs and individual assignments.

  1. Member of the Adult Services team involved in planning, developing, delivering, and evaluatingprograms of interest to adults and teens including outreach opportunities
  2. Utilize collection resources to enhance programming
  3. Prepare and submit publicity forms according to established deadlines to ensure community awareness of library programs and events
  4. Market adult and teen services through innovative promotion efforts including library displays and social media
  5. Review feedback from program attendees to identify future topics and publicity preferences; maintain programming statistics
  6. Seek out creative programming opportunities, including grant writing
  7. Develop partnerships with community organizations, local groups, and libraries
  8. Present programs to community groups that showcase the library’s mission and vision
  9. Oversee programming budget
  10. Maintain community information displayed on bulletin board and pamphlet rack
  11. Maintain awareness of current library trends, programming and services to appeal to teen and adult population
  12. Ability to follow a flexible work schedule to support programming needs

Education and Experience
Associates Degree required. Thorough grasp of community profile including knowledge of organizations and institutions. Excellent organizational to plan and prioritize own work and collaborate with others. Comfort level with public speaking. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word applications.

Special Skills/Certification/License
Must possess expressive patron-service skills.  These skills are generally defined as “people skills” and include the ability to communicate effectively, an expression of patience, friendliness and courteousness and a desire to help others. Demonstrates good decision making abilities. Act 34 and Act 151 clearances. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear at a conversational level, use hands to handle objects, stand or sit for long periods of time, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, reach, stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and traverse stairs.  Occasionally, the employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Generally, duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment, but the employee is exposed to outside weather and uncomfortable fluctuations in temperature within the building.

Please submit a completed application to Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Boulevard, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Application deadline: December 1. EOE