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

Adult/Teen Programming Coordinator – $10.01/hour

25 hours per week

Schedule:

  • Monday – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Some weekends may be required

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. Serve a 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 skills 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 and FBI 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.

Submit completed employment application to The Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Open until filled. EOE


The Public Library for Union County

Marketing Coordinator

Full time – 35 hours per week

$30,000 – $35,000; health, dental and vision benefits provided by library

Submit a resume and 3 professional references to:

System Administrator
Union County Library System
255 Reitz Boulevard
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Deadline: February 11      

Summary
Works with library administration to develop and implement marketing strategies to communicate the missions, services, programs and value of the Union County Library System and its member libraries through the use of traditional public relations tools as well as new media technologies.

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.

  1. Prepare and implement an annual marketing plan with development of marketing update at the end of the year
  2. Create and distribute press releases and event information to media and community information centers in print and/or online as needed.
  3. Perform ongoing updates of text, photos, and other content on the library system website, online calendar and social media channels
  4. Utilize appropriate social media approaches to market programs and services on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest
  5. Create and edit newsletters, brochures, flyers, social media graphics and solicitation materials using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator
  6. Provide publicity and print needs for special fund raising events
  7. Establish and cultivate cooperative relationships with media representatives
  8. Organize and maintain digital and physical files of publications and communications
  9. Monitor and update digital signage
  10. Comply with continuing education requirements
  11. Attend monthly staff meetings as necessary for communication purposes
  12. Other projects and responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Education and Experience
Requires Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations or communication with at least three years of work experience in these disciplines preferably in a nonprofit agency or equivalent. Working knowledge of desktop publishing, graphics (InDesign), Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator, email marketing software and web management tools (WordPress) is helpful. Familiarity with Union County community is a plus.

Special Skills/Certification/License

  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and tact in working with others.
  • Act 34 and Act 151 clearances
  • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Physical requirements include ability to move around facility, stand or sit for long periods of time, lift and/or move 20 pounds or greater with assistance, reach, stoop, kneel or crouch. Ability to use hand and finger motion with enough manual dexterity to use computers, telephone, other office equipment. Must have the ability to talk with clarity and be able to listen accurately.  Duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment, but occasionally the employee is exposed to outside weather and uncomfortable fluctuations in temperature within the building. Travel between system libraries is a necessity.