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Employment Opportunities

Photo of librarian working The Cumberland County Library System is a great place to work. The system and its local libraries employ over 160 people. About 20 of these positions are professional librarians and the rest are library assistants, clerks or custodial support. Most positions are part-time. Each library is an independent, non-profit institution and staff are employees of the local library. The library system's administrative office staff are employed by Cumberland County government.

Bosler Memorial Library in Carlisle, PA seeks a Youth Services Outreach Assistant. This position provides library service to childcare providers, community organizations and educational institutions including public and private schools, daycares and other childcare providers, summer camps, etc.; and, interacts with the personnel in charge at these facilities including teachers, principals, activities directors, and Directors. 20 hours per week. EOE.

Bosler Memorial Library in Carlisle, PA seeks a Youth Services Assistant Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Youth Services Coordinator and assists in all aspects of the planning, implementation, and assessment of youth and young adult services as well as various administrative and managerial tasks. This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) position. EOE.

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and customer focused individual to assist customers in the children's library. EOE.

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library is seeking detail oriented people to perform a variety of cleaning and maintenance functions. EOE.

Bosler Memorial Library in Carlisle, PA seeks a Library Resources Assistant. This position is responsible for a variety of technical procedures, elementary cataloging, maintaining administrative records and files, and complex clerical and typing work. Duties include entering materials in an automated database, resolving problems in procedure, and assistance in file and records maintenance. 20 hours per week. EOE.

Joseph T. Simpson Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time Custodian to perform a variety of cleaning and maintenance functions related to maintaining the appearance and functionality of the library.


Hours: Part-Time - approximately 3 hours per day, four days per week.  Hours are flexible but within the following time parameters: Between 8:00 pm Thursday and 9:00 am Friday, Between 4:00 pm Friday and 9:00 am Saturday, Between 4:00 pm Saturday and 12:00 Noon Sunday, Between 4:00 pm Sunday and 9:00 am Monday


Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Previous maintenance experience preferred.


$8.50-$9.00 per hour


Fill out employment application and email it to Sue Erdman at or mail or drop off application at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N Walnut St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.


Custodian Job Description (PDF, 68KB, 3 Pages)

Simpson Library Job Application (PDF, 113KB, 4 pages)

The Joseph T. Simpson Public Library in Mechanicsburg, PA is searching for full-time Public Services Coordinator and Assistant Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the public library.


Simpson Library is located 10 miles from Harrisburg and serves over 48,000 residents in five municipalities in Cumberland County.


MLS or MLIS degree with 3-5 years of public library experience preferred, including experience in a supervisory role. Will consider relevant public library experience and Bachelor’s Degree in lieu of MLS or MLIS degree. Salary range is $30,000-$35,000. See the attached job description for more information.


Interested individuals can email a cover letter, resume, and references to Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2016.


Assistant Director and Public Services Coordinator Job Description (PDF, 32KB, 3 Pages)


Cleve J. Fredricksen Library is seeking an individual to lead the circulation and reference departments to create a positive experience for each library customer. The ideal candidate will foster professional, positive, team-oriented working relationship with staff, administration and volunteers. EOE.

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