Temporary Public Service Assistant I

The James V. Brown Library in Williamsport, PA seeks a customer-oriented, energetic, and computer-savvy part-time Public Service Assistant I (PSA) to work at the library this summer. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task. PSAs assist library patrons and promote the use of the library through friendly, efficient, and responsive interactions. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

This is a temporary part-time position scheduled for 20 hours per week beginning around June 3, 2024 and through August 23, 2024. Anticipated work schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Fridays 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Additional hours may be scheduled based on the needs of the library.

The wage for this position will be $11-13 per hour. Application form and a complete job description may be found below. Submit a completed application form and cover letter to Karen Confer at Review of applications will begin on May 8, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. The James V. Brown Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Youth Outreach Professional

The James V. Brown Library is seeking an Outreach Services Professional to work 37.5 hrs a week providing youth service outreach. Primary responsibilities include providing library services by driving the Storymobile to community partners, providing passive and active programming for outreach patrons, scheduling and organizing the vehicle, and providing library services at the library and on the vehicle(s). 


Applicant must have demonstrable computer efficiency, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent customer skills. Applicant must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. A valid PA license and a clean driving record are required. Driving experience with larger vehicles is recommended. Higher education coursework in library services or library experience, specifically with ILS Polaris, are preferred. This position is full-time with benefits, starting at $18 – $21 per hour. 


To apply, submit a completed application form and resume to Karen Confer at The James V. Brown Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The James V. Brown Library provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, political affiliation or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.