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Ridley Township Library
Bookkeeper (Part-time)

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the bookkeeper is responsible for recording and maintaining the daily financial activity of the library, tax records, and financial reports needed by the Board of Directors.


  • High school diploma required. Associates degree in accounting preferred.
  • Previous experience in bookkeeping/accounting in an employment setting required, experience in a nonprofit setting preferred.
  • Must be proficient in using QuickBooks Pro 2008 and Microsoft Excel 2007; experience using Internet, Windows XP, and other Microsoft Office software preferred.
  • Requires strong background in accounting principles/procedures and experience with online banking and cash management, and online tax reporting.
  • Requires excellent communication/interpersonal and analytical thinking skills.
  • Requires good organizational skills and ability to keep accurate records, prepare reports by established deadlines and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Requires excellent fine motor coordination, good visual skills, and ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, walk, lift up to 30lbs.
  • Library experience a plus.
  • Criminal history and child abuse history clearances required.


  • Position available immediately
  • PT, 10 hrs/wk, $13.50 per hour, negotiable schedule, no benefits

Application Process

  • Send résumé and cover letter via email to Library Director, Catherine Bittle, at Subject line: Bookkeeper Position. Résumés will be accepted until position is filled.
  • No phone inquiries.




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