Part Time Librarian Opening

The Olean Public Library is seeking a part time librarian to provide reference service to patrons of all ages.


  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory service to both adults and children
  • Provide instruction in both print and electronic resources
  • Provide assistance and instruction to patrons using the library’s public computer center, Wi-Fi and other electronic devices
  • Assist with collection development in assigned areas
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • Strong public service skills
  • Tact and courtesy in dealing with the public
  • Excellent computer and technology skills, including use of mobile devices and social media
  • Ability to communicate library policies and procedures to the public
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

10-15 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

ALA accredited MLS and NYS Public Librarian Certificate required.

Send resume and cover letter to:
Kim Mahar, Assistant Director
Olean Public Library
134 N. 2nd Street
Olean, NY 14760