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Lower Merion Township uses an online tool to streamline the job process for all applicants.  Paper applications are no longer being accepted for job vacancies.

To view all Township vacancies, please visit https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/human-resources-department/job-opportunities.

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Full Time Positions

Full-Time Positions

Head Adult Services Librarian (37.5 hr/wk, 2 Positions Available) - Posted 4/26/2024

This position is responsible for the supervision of direct patron service in a department of one of our libraries.
 
The Head Adult Services Librarian works to connect our neighbors to information, research, programs, and collections through active, personalized engagement, ensuring that our in-person, virtual, and research services are of the highest quality. The position is responsible for supervision of the Reference and Adult Services Department of one of our libraries and for the provision of information services to the public. Duties include responsibility for the Department’s functions, including maintaining up-to-date information resources and developing adult programs of interest to the community, both online and in-person. This position also has the responsibility for making difficult professional level library decisions related to the operations of the Department. The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in current trends in public library services, technology, and programming.
 
Works under the direction of the Head Librarian.

Part-Time Positions

Part-Time Positions (click titles below to open job description)

None available at this time.

Sunday Positions

Sunday Positions

None available at this time.

Page Positions

Page Positions

Page positions are part-time positions with no benefits. Typical schedules are for evening and weekend hours. Pages must be 14 years or older and work well with the public and computers. Duties include: shelving library materials, checking materials in & out, registering patrons for library cards, collecting fines & fees, assisting with opening & closing the building.

NOTE:  As of April 30, 2024, Page applications are being accepted for the libraries listed below.  Applications submitted for libraries not listed will not be reviewed.

  • Ardmore Library
  • Bala Cynwyd Library
  • Belmont Hills Library
  • Ludington Library
  • Penn Wynne Library
Typical schedules include evening and weekend hours with occasional daytime hours. 

This is library shelving and clerical work involving circulation duties and customer service.
 
Work involves shelving and shelf-reading, circulation and customer service. The work requires that the employee have good knowledge, skill and ability to work with the public. Accurately completes tasks and projects as assigned by supervisor.
 
Lower Merion’s Libraries are in Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Belmont Hills, Bryn Mawr (Ludington Library), Gladwyne, and Penn Wynne. Information about all six libraries appears on the Lower Merion Library Website at www.lmls.org.
 
Works under the general supervision of a Department Head or Head Librarian.

Duties

  • Shelves library materials, including books, magazines, newspapers, and audio-visual materials. Shelf-read to assure items are properly located so that patrons are able to find them.
  • Locates library materials for reserve lists.
  • Assists in library opening and closing procedures, which may include locking/unlocking the library night drop, unloading the night drop, clearing tables, reassembling newspapers, turning lights on/off, turning copiers on/off, and making sure that everyone is out of the building.
  • Assists at the circulation desk including checking materials in and out. Uses the library computer system (Polaris) to register and update borrower information and place reserves.
  • Answers phones, calculates overdue fines, receives money and makes change.
  • Sorts materials for return to their home libraries.
  • Provides information and directions to patrons. This may include locating books and materials.
  • Assists with use of copiers, computers, and with e-materials available to patrons through streaming and downloading on various devices.
  • Assists with material withdrawal procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.

To apply for one of these vacancies, please complete an online application through the Lower Merion Township Job Portal.