Technical Services Manager (Library Collection Services) - Part Time

Position Summary

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill is seeking an individual to manage the Technical Services Department, which is part of library collection services. Works under the supervision of the Branch Director. This is not a computer/IT position. 


Salary: $12.86 /hour


Essential Functions:

  • Catalogs and processes Fredricksen children’s materials and maintains holdings records in database
  • Oversees the preparation of materials for circulation and invoices of materials purchased for the collections
  • Interviews, schedules and supervises work of technical services technicians
  • Trains and supervises volunteers assisting the technical services department
  • Generates reports from ILS related to collection usage and maintenance
  • Troubleshoots problems with automation system equipment and software
  • Serves as one of the library’s Facility Managers
  • Attends staff, county and other professional meetings. Participates in and strengthens library and branch teams. Complies with continuing education requirements
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the supervisor’s discretion

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of cataloging, the Dewey Decimal system and collection development
  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, work independently and make decisions based on good business practices and library philosophy
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions and software
  • Ability to supervise and schedule staff using effective business and motivational models
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills


  • College graduate with some coursework in library science, specifically cataloging, or college graduate with satisfactory completion of library technology training
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

Position: 20 hours per week including day, evening, and weekend hours

Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply

Technical Services Manager Job Description (PDF, 2 pages)

Application information is available at the Fredricksen reference desk, East Pennsboro circulation desk or at the top of our Employment web page.

Closing date - February 17th, 2019

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