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Current Openings

Part-time Adult Services Librarian (22 hrs/wk) -- Apply by 9/17

Schlow Centre Region Library has an opening for a part-time librarian in the Adult Department.

The public library for the Centre Region, Schlow is located in the heart of downtown State College, PA and serves the residents of State College Borough and College, Ferguson, Halfmoon, Harris, and Patton Townships, as well as the students, faculty, and staff of Penn State University. The Adult team selects materials, produces programs, and delivers services to this diverse representation of adults and teens.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and creative individual who delivers outstanding public service to both teens and adults. The librarian should be flexible and comfortable while leading a book club, advising patrons on the use of databases, or troubleshooting a device question. Within the department team, this librarian focuses much of their time on programming and assisting the department head with outreach to the surrounding community.

Librarian duties include, but are not limited to supervising the department in the absence of the department head or full time-librarian, staffing the reference desk, and delivering public programming. Some collection development selection and decisions are expected. A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science and at least one year of library experience is required. A complete job description is attached.

  • Monthly average of 22 hours a week. Current hours: Mon. and Tues. 8:30am-1pm, Wed. 1pm-5pm, Thurs. 2pm-7pm, and Fri. 1pm-5pm. Staffing every fourth weekend (Saturday and Sunday, September-May) and attendance at occasional meetings will also be required.
  • Starting hourly rate of $22.73.
  • Generous benefits include personal, vacation, and sick time, continuing education opportunities, and a supportive work environment.

Applying: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Maria Burchill ( via email with attachments

Application deadline: Friday, September 17th, by 5pm

**Employment at Schlow requires a background check, child abuse history clearance, and a fingerprint check. This is a year round position.

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