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Jobs at Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
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Children’s Department: Support Staff III—Full Time

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a full-time Support Staff III for its Children’s
Department. Thirty-seven hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays in rotation. Employersponsored health insurance, generous paid time off, and other benefits included.

This exciting opportunity includes planning and implementing children’s programming for ages 0-12;
providing reference and reader’s advisory services to children, teachers, parents and caregivers;
covering the circulation desk when needed: registering new patrons, renewing books, and other clerical
duties.

Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Must be able to work at all locations, and to substitute in
all department roles. Potential employment is contingent upon submission of satisfactory background
checks.

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Qualified candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and a completed employment application to Kerri Kulesza at kkulesza@mclinc.org. The employment application can be found at the bottom of this webpage.


Support Staff I: Circulation–Part Time

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. Twelve to fifteen hours per week, including daytime hours, at least two evenings per week, and Saturdays in rotation.

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 submission of satisfactory background checks.

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Qualified applicants may send a resume and a completed employment application to averma@mclinc.org. The employment application can be found at the bottom of this webpage.


Librarian I: Cataloger—Part Time

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a part-time Cataloger. An MLS degree from an accredited ALA institution is required. Must be eligible for Pennsylvania Professional Librarian certification. 15 hours/week, including evenings & Saturdays in rotation. Will catalog print and non-print materials, and assist with database maintenance. OCLC & RDA familiarity preferred. Ability to work at all locations as required and must have a valid PA driver license. EOE/M-F

Potential employment is contingent upon submission of satisfactory background checks.

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Qualified candidates may send a resume and a completed employment application to Margaret Walk, Head of Technical Processing, at mwalk@mclinc.org. The employment application can be found at the bottom of this webpage.


Assistant Department Head: Bookmobile and Outreach Services—Full Time

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a full-time Assistant Department Head for its Bookmobile and Outreach Services Department. Thirty-seven hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays in rotation. Paid time off, health insurance, and other benefits included.

Assist the Department Head to manage three mobile library branches, an inter-library delivery service, a fleet of nine vehicles, and fourteen employees. Fulfill the role of Head of Circulation; plan and implement outreach and marketing efforts; foster relationships with partner institutions and vendors; coordinate field and back-office operations. Must be able to work at all locations and to substitute in all department roles. Must have a valid, points-free Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Potential employment is contingent upon timely completion of training and submission of satisfactory background checks.

Qualified candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and a completed employment application (see below) to Thomas Fluharty at tfluharty@mclinc.org.

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Support Staff I: Reference Department—Part Time

The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library seeks a flexible and reliable part-time employee to provide library services to the community as a member of its Reference Department team. 26 hours per week, including daytime hours, at least 1 evening per week and Saturdays in rotation.

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


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 chirst@mclinc.org or send to attention of:
Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
attn: Cliff Hirst
1001 Powell St
Norristown, PA 19401