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.

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  • 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


 

Herr Memorial Library

Interested applicants should send their resume to Corrie Post at director@herrlibrary.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 

Job Title: Digital Literacy Coordinator

Hours: 15 hrs, year round, position grant funded

Compensation: $9 per hour, no benefits. Position grant funded.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

 

Position Overview: The Digital Literacy Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Jane
and Annetta Herr Memorial Library digital literacy program. This new initiative will focus
attention on increasing digital skills of Union County adults, particularly in the Borough of
Mifflinburg and the surrounding communities. The digital literacy coordinator will be
responsible for recruiting new students, screening new and existing students for digital
literacy skills, providing and/or coordinating instruction, administrating and proctoring
assessments, and managing device and broadband Internet support for students on site.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, manage, and administer digital literacy assessments on-site.
  • Identify the digital literacy needs of all prospective students; create and manage a
    system to provide the technology and instruction to eliminate barriers and enable
    students to participate in programs remotely.
  • Coordinate technical support as needed.
  • Assist in curriculum design to instruct participants in basic computer knowledge,
    software management and internet navigation.
  • Promote the digital literacy program though outreach opportunities.
  • Create and build positive and supportive relationships with new and existing students
    and collaborate with community partners.
  • Provide accurate recordkeeping and data to other staff members to meet reporting
    requirements from funders and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with other staff members and participate in staff team
    meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong digital literacy skills and computer knowledge required.
  • Experience working with community-based groups strongly desired.
  • The ideal candidate will be friendly, helpful, flexible, and passionate about serving
    adult learners and improving literacy levels in the community.
  • Creativity and innovation in problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively and patiently with diverse groups of people.
  • Be organized and capable of multi-tasking, using time effectively, and working
    independently.
  • Experience in education, training and development, literacy programs, volunteer
    management, workforce development, and/or community-based nonprofits desired.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products, Zoom, and the ability to work
    from home via the Internet, as needed.

 

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send their resumes to Corrie Post at director@herrlibrary.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

Job Title:  Program Coordinator For Children and Teens

 

Hours: 30 hrs

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

 

Position Overview: The Program Coordinator for Children and Teens will be responsible for planning and coordinating children and teen programming designed to follow the library’s mission.  This will include, but is not limited to the planning and implementation of The Discover Program for infants, toddlers and preschool children, and teen programming.  The PCCT will also perform the duties of a Library Assistant as scheduled and needed, including on Saturday as it falls in the staffing rotation.  The PCCT will assist the Director as needed.

 

Primary Job Functions:

  • Create lesson plans and implement plans for the Discover program, including STEM/STEAM per guidelines of the program.
  • Find materials, prepare crafts/STEM activities and expedite programming.
  • Engage in area Preschool outreach, and outreach to area schools/school tours.
  • Reading challenges for children
  • Summer Reading Programs
  • Coordinates all special Children’s and Teen’s events.
  • Have strong knowledge of Children and Teen literature and be adept at performing readers’ advisory for teens.
  • Conduct community needs assessments to identify needs, to tailor programs to address those needs.
  • Instruct teens and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate library programs and services that will fulfill the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs of patrons.
  • Work closely with Director to create and maintain teen library collection including relevant print and digital resources.
  • Provide program information to Union County Library System (UCLS) Public Relations Assistant for adequate promoting/marketing.
  • Record program data and assist Director and UCLS with program reporting.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Provide a full range of circulation services, including reference and readers advisory.
  • Provide daily maintenance of library as needed, including shelving and shelf reading.
  • Assist patrons with operations of computers, databases, and other equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Child Abuse Check
  • FBI Check
  • Experience working with children
  • Resume
  • References
  • 6 Continuing Education Credits / year

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to serve the public with enthusiasm, friendliness, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work effectively with children, caregivers and teens.
  • Competent with computers, Microsoft office, web browsing, and search engines.
  • Adept at multitasking, well-organized and creative.
  • Self-motivated with wise and sound judgement.
  • Able to comprehend/follow instructions and communicate effectively.

Hours & Salary:

  • Maximum of 30 hours per week. The required hours for this position include evening and Saturday shifts.
  • Must be adaptable to changing work hours and have flexibility to fill in where needed.
  • Salary is $10 per hour.

To apply:

Interested applicants should send their resumes to Corrie Post at director@herrlibrary.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.