Oakmont Library is Hiring

Oakmont Carnegie Library is Hiring

Library Assistant – Youth Services

The Oakmont Carnegie Library is looking for a dynamic person to join our Library Team. This is a customer service-focused role working within the Youth Services Department and Public Service desk.  We are looking for self-starter with a general understanding of public libraries, who has a willingness to work with people of all ages and backgrounds and a desire to learn. It is essential for the candidate to have a general knowledge of children’s literature and experience working with children.  Our goal at OCL is to ensure a positive customer experience for all library users. The position is part-time and works under the supervision of the Assistant Library Director- Youth Services Librarian.


• High school or Bachelor’s degree in education, liberal arts and/or field related to children, youth.

• Experience of 2-3 years working in a public or school library as librarian or library assistant/teacher assistant

• Valid PA driver’s license

• Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

• PA Child Abuse History Clearances, PA Criminal Record Check & FBI fingerprint-based background check

• Excellent communication skills

Typical Schedule

Wednesday 9-4 – Thursday 9-4  – Saturdays on rotation and meetings as needed (The library is closed Sundays)

Approximately 14-21 hours per week, $15.00 per hour.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to mellorb1@einetwork.net  or mail to Beth Mellor, Oakmont Carnegie Library – 700 Allegheny River Boulevard, Oakmont, PA  15139. No phone calls.