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Join The Library team!

At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, a strong benefits plan, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Library is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

 


 

Donor Records & Database Specialist

Summary

Supports system fundraising initiatives and aids in achieving fundraising goals. Maintains an accurate and up-to-date donor database and serves as liaison with database vendor. Assists with planning, coordinating, implementing and tracking system wide fundraising and donor related special events as part of the Community Relations team. Coordinates donor solicitation, tracking and recognition. Monitors the expenditure of donor-related programming budget. Maintains confidentially of administrative matters.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Education

Associates Degree in Communication, Public Relations or related field, or 3 years of donor relations experience.


Experience

Demonstrated written communication skills. • Experience working with donors and donor-related correspondence. • Negotiating, planning and implementing public events and programs. • Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet applications and donor database software. • Non-profit experience preferred.


Rate of Pay

$42K - $48K depending on experience, full-time benefits.


Required

Donor database software experience, such as Raiser’s Edge or eTapestry. • Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries, programs, and outreach locations.


Schedule

Manages personal time effectively.

 

Essential Functions

  1. Manages donor database structure and updates. Evaluates and reports on donor software needs.
  2. Performs donation data entry and generates appropriate correspondence.
  3. Assist with planning, coordinating, and tracking system-wide fundraising and donor-related special events.
  4. Manages solicitation, tracking, and recognition of all targeted fundraising efforts including sponsorships and matching gifts.  Schedules takes minutes and makes meal arrangements for system and board-related meetings.
  5. Provides or arranges for donor database training for appropriate staff. 
  6. Contributes to the planning of, and supports all, fundraising initiatives.
  7. Prepares monthly narrative and statistical reports.
  8. Attends staff meetings and continuing education workshops. Participates in system committees.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Disclaimer:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Public Services Assistant Part-time, 16 hrs/wk (McCormick Riverfront Library)

Summary

Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learner for a full-time Public Services Assistant at 101 Walnut St. Harrisburg. The Public Services Assistant provides exceptional customer service in person, on the phone and email. The successful Public Services Assistant uses computer software for circulation of materials and offers basic reference service.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Training or experience with computer keyboarding and basic office software
  • One-year experience dealing with the public
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves

Rate of Pay

$9.55/hr


Schedule

Schedule is a 5-week rotation

Week 1

Monday

3:15 - 7:15

Tuesday

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Wednesday

9:45 - 3:45

Thursday

3:15 - 7:15

Friday

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Saturday

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Week 2

Monday

3:15 - 7:15

Tuesday

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Wednesday

9:45 - 1:45

Thursday

3:15 - 7:15

Friday

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Saturday

9:45 - 2:15

 

Northern Dauphin Library Public Services Assistant Part-time 15 hrs/wk

Summary

Make a difference in your community, join The Library team! At The Library you will spend your work hours helping your fellow community members with their informational, recreational, and educational needs. In return, you will receive fair compensation, and the priceless feeling of making a real difference. If you like helping people, are proficient with basic computer operation, and can communicate well, we’d love to meet you. Dauphin County Library System is seeking ongoing learners for a substitute Public Services Assistant. The Public Services Assistant provides exceptional customer service in person, on the phone and email. The successful public services assistant uses computer software for circulation of materials and offers basic reference service. Position may require occasional travel to Elizabethville and Johnson Memorial Libraries to fill open shifts as needed and agreed upon.


Application

Qualified candidates should complete The Library’s application and attach a resume at https://www.dcls.org/application


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Training or experience with computer keyboarding and basic office software
  • One-year experience dealing with the public
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted to place materials on high and low shelves
  • Ability to reach and bend to place books on shelves, kneeling and sitting on the floor during tasks

Rate of Pay

$9.55 per hour


Schedule

15 hrs / wk

Human Resources Director

Summary

The Human Resources Director is a strategic leader who oversees the Human Resources operations and administration to ensure compliance to all regulations associated with State and Federal laws and maintains a tactical role in the day-to-day HR functions in the spirit of creating a robust workforce. The Director plays an integral role in promoting HR practices in line with maintaining an inclusive and equitable approach to the culture of the organization in addition to driving business efficiencies in line with the overall mission and vision of the organization.  This thought leader manages and provides guidance to Human Resources staff on the following HR functions: benefits administration and employee wellness programs, employee relations, performance management, compensation, recruitment, volunteers management, State and Federal reporting and disclosures, leadership, and training development. Develops Human Resources strategic plans that align with The Library’s Strategic Plan, Mission, and Vision. Develops organizational tactics to positively enhance The Library’s culture including driving a mindset of global and cultural effectiveness incorporating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees and guests of the library system. The HR Director serves in a consultative capacity to staff, the Senior Management Team, the Personnel Committee, and Board of Trustees.

Responsible for departmental budget and fair compensation practices. Maintains confidentiality.


 


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