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Jobs at Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
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Support Staff 1

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a flexible and reliable part time employee to provide excellent customer service to the library community as a member of its Circulation Department team. 22 hours per week, including day time hours, at least 2 evenings per week and Saturdays in rotation. Some benefits available.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist the Head of Reader’s Services with the following:

  • marketing library services
  • publicity related to programs and services through Social Media
  • Teen activities including Game Day

Will also perform regular Circulation Desk functions which include but are not limited to:

  • assisting patrons at the Circulation Desk
  • helping patrons using the photocopiers and other equipment
  • operating the telephone switchboard (answering incoming calls, routing calls to appropriate departments, etc.)
  • shelving and retrieving materials
  • entering, retrieving and applying patron registration data in the library’s automation system database
  • other clerical functions, such as typing correspondence, as required.

Main Qualifications include, but not limited to:

  • Previous work experience of 0-4 years
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid PA driver’s license and the ability to work at any of the Library’s locations
  • Must be computer literate, including competence with MS Office Suite and knowledge of professional use of social media
  • Must have customer service-driven attitude and recognize the need for and importance of confidentiality

Potential employment is contingent upon completion of the PA State Mandated Reporter Training, and submitting to employer within 60 days of date of hire the results of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, Child Abuse History and FBI clearances.

If interested, please send a resume and a completed employment application to averma@mclinc.org. The employment application can be found at the bottom of this page.

Support Staff 2

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a flexible and reliable part time employee to provide excellent customer service and technical support to the library community as part of its Computer Lab team. 19 hours per week including day time and evening hours, and Saturdays in rotation. This Support Staff 2 position is responsible for assisting the Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) in the management and operation of the Computer Lab. In addition to functioning as the contact person in the absence of the ERL, key tasks are record keeping and instruction. Also, will be responsible for staffing the check-in desk of the Computer Lab when Support Staff or Volunteers are unavailable. Will assist Electronic Resources Support Staff, and Computer Lab volunteers. Will be familiar with other library departments and their functions as they relate to the operation of the Computer Lab.

Primary Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Staff the Computer Lab according to a schedule developed by the Electronic Resources Librarian including weekday and evening. There will be some Saturday hours, as needed.
  • Teach several computer classes on a 14-week calendar rotation.
  • Register users of the facilities according to established library procedures; provide new users with information about library policies and procedures, with special emphasis on the Internet Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Provide one-on-one help to individual computer users. Monitor user’s activity to insure compliance with the library’s Internet Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Collect usage statistics on a day-to-day basis.
  • Maintain and clean items such as computer desk and chair surfaces, mouse and keyboard equipment.
  • Assist the Electronic Resources Librarian during class sessions, as needed.
  • Responsible for all recordkeeping for the Computer Lab. This includes maintaining accounting records for Lab funds intake, as well as daily Computer Class payments, compiling Computer Lab usage statistics, handling all supplies inventory and ordering, and administering the Volunteer hours.
  • Develop class schedules and distribute as needed, maintain Computer Lab calendar, including staff meetings, class meetings, and other meetings as needed. This includes maintenance of meeting agendas and posting of the meeting notes.

Main Qualifications include, but not limited to:

  • Must have completed at least one academic year of post-secondary school education or possess at least 5-7 years previous work experience.
  • Thorough understanding of the operation of Windows computers and software programs is required. Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office package offerings of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher, and MS Access. To this degree should be able to instruct classes in these programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is essential, as is ability to interact pleasantly with general public and fellow library employees.
  • Must have valid PA driver’s license and ability to work at any of the library’s locations.

Potential employment is contingent upon completion of the PA State Mandated Reporter Training, and submitting to employer within 60 days of date of hire the results of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, Child Abuse History and FBI clearances.

If interested, please send a resume and a completed employment application to Asha Verma, Head of Readers Services, at averma@mclinc.org.  The employment application can be found at the bottom of this page. EOE


District Consultant Librarian (DCL)

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library (MC-NPL) seeks a full time, exempt District Consultant Librarian (DCL). The DCL provides library consultant services to the staff, Boards, Friends groups, municipal officials and interested members of the public for the Montgomery County Library District. Coordinates services to public libraries throughout the district. M.L.S/M.L.I.S. from an ALA accredited college is required, plus 8-10 years of professional library experience including a minimum of five years in a supervisory or administrative capacity with a public library. Able to drive a vehicle and possess a valid point-free PA driver’s license, as well as own a car. The salary range for this position is $72,000-$76,000 DOE, benefits available.

Potential employment is contingent upon completion of the PA State Mandated Reporter Training, and submitting to employer within 60 days of date of hire the results of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, Child Abuse History and FBI clearances. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Kathleen Arnold-Yerger at karnold-yerger@mclinc.org EOE

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Application Procedures

To apply, please follow the instructions listed in the posting. If an application is requested, please download the application form to your computer, complete it, and submit it as specified in the posting. Thank you.

Editable Job Application Form
MC-NPL job application form.doc

Printable Job Application Form
MC-NPL job application form.pdf

To file an application for future consideration, email LKeily@mclinc.org or send to attention of:
Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
attn: Lynn Keily
1001 Powell St
Norristown, PA 19401