Community Connections Librarian

Spartanburg County Public Library

Spartanburg, SC

Application Deadline

Apply By Jul 1st, 2022

Wages

$41,310.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Spartanburg, SC

Hours

40.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.

JOB TITLE: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23

LOCATION: Information Services, Headquarters

DATE AVAILABLE: June 1st, 2022

SALARY: 41,310 yearly (Includes generous benefits package)

HOURS: 40 hours per week

Week 1: Monday 9:00-6:00, Tuesday 9:00-6:00, Wednesday 12:15-9:15, Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday 9:00-6:00

Week 2: Monday 9:00-6:00; Tuesday 9:00-6:00, Wednesday 12:15-9:15, Thursday 9:00-6:00; Friday 9:00-6:00

Week 3: Monday 9:00-6:00, Tuesday 9:00-6:00, Wednesday 12:15-9:15, Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday off, Saturday 8:45-6:15

Week 4: Sunday 12:55-6:15, Monday off, Tuesday 9:00-6:00, Wednesday 12:15-9:15, Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday 9:00-6:00

Every 4-6 weeks the librarian will work 12:15-9:15 to close on a Friday night. Other nights or weekends as assigned or necessary.

EDUCATION: MLS/ALA. Must complete pre-employment testing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborates with community partners, patrons, and other staff to plan, organize, promote, and present relevant, innovative assistance and programs for patrons 
  • Oversees assigned special programs or areas of service for the Information Services department 
  • Tracks and submits program statistics 
  • Handles financial transactions and assists in preparing bank deposits; may request and complete purchase order requests  
  • Participates in maintaining an attractive department including maintaining and promoting collections, displays and signage 
  • Provides superior customer service with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, library equipment and maker activities 
  • Serves as Librarian-in-Charge when assigned 
  • Remains aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed; roves the library to maintain awareness of patron needs and security 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

·         Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School.

·         Comfortable and proficient with technology

·         Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, with the ability to interact with people from all backgrounds and age groups

·         Exceptional written and oral communication skills

·         Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail

·         Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment

·         Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative

·         Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public

·         Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to create, connect, and change

·         Experience in planning and executing programs for makers of all kinds preferred

·         Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries

The Library accepts applications when a job position is available.  Applications are available at all checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process.  If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Includes generous benefits package

Links

External Job Ad
http://www.spartanburglibraries.org/About-Us/Jobs

HR Info

Kayleigh Kehm

Human Resources Interview Specialist

Spartanburg County Public Libraries

151 S. Church Street

Spartanburg, SC  29306

(864) 285-9046

FAX: (864) 596-3518

EMAIL: kayleighk@infodepot.org

www.spartanburglibraries.org

Posted Jun 2, 2022