Public Service Specialist (Part-Time)

City of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Memphis, TN


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under general supervision of an Agency Manager or other designated supervisory personnel. Woks in a team environment to provide exceptional customer service that is in line with the Library's Brand Promises (Welcoming, Fresh & Fun, Helpful, and Transformative). Plans, coordinates, develops, and implements library programs and community outreach activities, including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) development, career development, cultural enrichment, life-long learning, and literacy development. Provides public information and readers' advisory services. Works at various library agencies to assist with the collection and development of library materials. Recommends appropriate reading materials and collection resources to library management. Works in teams with various library personnel to perform professional library services, such as assisting customers with computers, identifying materials in a collection, etc. Provides basic circulation desk services, as needed. Lifts and carries books, supplies, or materials to assist customers. Stocks library shelves with books and reading materials. Assists in training staff and volunteers, as assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. Must be able to operate personal computer and all basic office equipment. Requires stooping, bending, stretching, pushing cartloads of books, supplies, etc. up to 40 lbs and lifting up to 25 lbs of books.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Works primarily in a public library environment. May require some travel within Shelby County to various meetings and work areas (library branches). Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes nights and weekends.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college/university in Education or any field of study that is related to the Library's service priorities in areas such as STEAM development, job and career development, cultural enrichment, life-long learning, and literacy development. One (1) year of related professional experience; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Dec 11, 2019


  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 15
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 15
  • Pay Basis: Yearly


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