Jobs

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.

Part-Time Library Assistant - Children's Department

Schlow Library has openings for two part-time Library Assistants in the Children's Department. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented and have customer service experience as well as experience working with children. Interest in and knowledge of children's literature preferred.

Duties include staffing the Children's Desk, preparing and presenting occasional storytimes, reader’s advisory, and more. A complete job description can be found at the bottom of this page.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Paula Bannon (pbannon@schlowlibrary.org) via email with attachments by Friday, September 29, 2017 at 6pm.

 

Facilities Assessment RFP Information

Schlow Centre Region Library (SCRL) seeks proposals for a Library Facility Assessment for its building at 211 S. Allen St., State College, PA.  The public library is heavily used, and estimates of the condition, lifespan, and replacement costs of building elements and systems are sought to ensure SCRL has appropriate resources to maintain its property. Scroll down for the full RFP and basic building plans.

Timeline

  1. The RFP response is due by Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. There will be a public bid opening at Schlow Library at that time in the Library’s Downsbrough Community Room.
  2. The successful bid will be approved at the Oct. 11, 2017 meeting of the Schlow Library Board of Trustees and awarded shortly afterwards.
  3. The Project should be completed by Dec. 20, 2017.  Alternate completion dates will be considered, but this deadline is highly preferred.  

Proposal Submission Procedures

Written proposals will be accepted at:

Schlow Centre Region Library
211 S. Allen St.
State College, PA 16801
Attn:  DJ Lilly
 
  1. There should be 3 copies of the proposal in a sealed envelope.
  2. Provide 3 references.
  3. The RFP response is due by Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m. There will be a public bid opening at Schlow Library at that time in the Library’s Downsbrough Community Room.
  4. Contact Library Director Cathi Alloway with questions or clarifications at 814-237-6236 x211 or calloway@schlowlibrary.org.  There will be no pre-proposal meeting. 

The project is supported in part through a grant from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education with funds provided from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund.

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