Scranton Public Library Job Posting- Technical Processing Clerk


The Scranton Public Library is looking for a Technical Processing Clerk to work in the Technical Services Department located at the Silkman House, 2006 N. Main Ave., Scranton, PA 18508.  The Technical Processing Clerk shall be responsible for the timely physical preparation of library materials in accordance with current Technical Services standards and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Laminate dust jackets and re-cover books.
  • Affix appropriate spine labels and stickers to library materials.
  • Verify book deliveries against invoices.
  • Ensure quality and consistency in processing.
  • Maintain an inventory of technical processing supplies.
  • Assist in the unpacking of boxes and bins when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Requirements:

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work in a quick, accurate manner.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Tolerance for repetitive work.
  • High level of mental concentration and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

The Technical Processing Clerk will be required to perform repetitive, manual tasks as well as reaching, twisting and bending. The employee must be able to lift 30 lbs. and maneuver book carts containing up to 100 lbs. of materials.

Salary and Schedule

This is a casual position starting at $9 per hour, 15-20 hours per week. Hours are scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am-4pm. Candidates must be available to work Fridays.

Apply Online

If interested or if you have questions please contact Laura Hendricks, Human Resource Manager 570-348-3000 ext. 3043 or

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