Like to help people? Read for both information and entertainment? Interested in technology? Energetic and dependable?

If your answer to these questions is “yes,” then we may have a place for you!

Schlow’s current job openings are listed below. Completed job applications are accepted at all times and are kept on file for one year.



District Consultant Librarian

Schlow Centre Region Library is seeking a full-time District Consultant for the four county Central PA Library District.  The Consultant advises the public library staff and trustees of seven libraries in Centre, Clearfield, Mifflin and Juniata Counties in their pursuit of the highest standards of excellence and community service.  The Consultant also serves as a member of the Schlow Management Team.  

The Consultant advises on all aspects of library management, including planning, personnel, staff and trustee development, finances, technology and marketing.  Assistance is provided for compliance with state library laws and standards and interpretation of Commonwealth Libraries rules and regulations.  Other key activities include planning and executing continuing education events and meetings, making presentations to libraries, and monitoring and sharing library best practices.   

The job entails frequent communication and interactions with District personnel and trustees; travel within the region; occasional travel within the state.  Requirements include:  

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited school.

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a public library environment.

  • Supervisory and/or management experience preferred.

  • Active PA driver’s license.

Successful candidates will be highly skilled in communications, change management and group dynamics, and possess a positive, innovative and forward-thinking view of library services.  

The salary range starts at $43,540 and includes an excellent benefit package including health, vision and dental insurance and more.  Schlow Centre Region Library is an award-winning library in State College, PA, cited frequently as one of America’s “best college towns.”  

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 via mail or e-mail to:

DJ Lilly

Schlow Centre Region Library

211 S. Allen St.

State College, PA 16801

Questions about the position may be directed to Cathi Alloway, District Center Administrator, , 814-235-7814.  


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