Job Postings

The ELANCO Library is currently seeking a part-time library assistant, details below. All applicants must complete an ELANCO Library Job Application.  Cover letter and resume are optional. No phone calls please; email completed application to


ELANCO Library Job Opening
Part Time Library Assistant


• 10-20 hours per week, includes days, evenings, & weekends

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist library users with the public internet computers and other technology
• Assist library users to find materials easily, to meet their information needs, and to use the library successfully
• Circulation tasks such as checking materials in and out, pulling holds, and shelving books
• Issue library cards
• Answer the telephone
• Collect fines and fees
• Participate in collection maintenance projects
• Repair damaged materials
• Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements
• Must enjoy working with children, tweens, and teens
• High school graduate; some college preferred
• Knowledge of and experience using public library technology and the Internet
• Customer service experience preferred
• Ability to perform routine clerical and record-keeping tasks repetitively and efficiently
• Ability to learn and use the computerized library catalog system
• Strong commitment to public service and the ELANCO community
• Ability to work with library customers and staff in a friendly, efficient manner
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Accurate keyboarding and computer skills, including Microsoft Office
• Ability to maintain reliable attendance and regular schedule
• Flexibility to adapt to changing situations and to vary work schedule
• Physical ability to regularly lift library materials weighing up to 40 pounds and to push fully loaded carts of library materials, and to bend and reach shelves
• Satisfactory Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and FBI Fingerprinting


  •  $10.00 hr
  •  Benefits:
    o Option for a Simple IRA
    o No health benefits
    o Time paid for Library System Training and staff meeting attendance