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CURRENT VACANCIES:

In order for your application to be considered complete, please submit the CCPL Employment Application, your resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference. MLS applicants must submit the CCPL Employment Application, your resume, cover letter, three letters of reference and a copy of college transcripts. CCPL does e-verify.

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Please submit all information to:  

Human Resources Manager
Charleston County Public Library
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Fax number: 843-805-6822
Email:  
humanresources@ccpl.org   Current Listings (as of April 7, 2015): 

HEAD OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL SERVICES - MAIN LIBRARY: The Charleston County Library, headquartered in the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina, is looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic librarian to help our Collection Development and Technical Services Department, LCATS, to continue to excel in providing our customers, both internal and external, with a collection that fulfills the need of the community using modern library techniques and technologies that allows us to operate in the most efficient manner. The LCATS Manager is part of the Administrative Unit and performs difficult and administrative work planning, selecting, evaluating and maintaining all library materials' collections. Under the supervision of the Executive Library Director, this position is responsible for system-wide selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing and display of all print, audio-visual and electronic materials. Other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree with six (6) years post master's professional public library experience with three (3) years of management/administrative experience. Well developed communication skills; ability to plan and coordinate the work of others. Must have the stamina for periods of sitting, standing and walking. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification; a valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $56,064.50 - $63,101.09 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARIAN III/CIRCULATION SERVICES MANAGER - MAIN LIBRARY:
Full time position. Provides overall management for the Circulation Services Department; oversees all aspects of extensive circulation policies and procedures and effectively resolves related issues and problems; interprets and communicates to public and staff regarding policies/procedures. Provides training on Circulation Services and Integrated Library System (ILS) for staff; including the material recovery program; collaborates with the Systems Department on circulation related recommendation and ILS upgrades; manages the system-wide floating procedures; conducts monthly meetings with circulation managers and/or branch managers; serves as night supervisor for Main Library as assigned. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. Strong computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite; ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances as they arise. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to demonstrate good judgment, ability to deliver exemplary customer experiences; strong supervisory skills; ability to support and actively promote team members and team activities. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain departmental operation. Must be able to lift books, AV equipment, program materials weighing up to fifty (50) pounds. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, kneeling and stooping. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited MLS degree with three (3) years post MLS professional progressively more responsible experience in a public library to include supervisory or related experience in a public library; specialized subject knowledge of circulation and Integration Library System (ILS). Hiring Salary Range: $44,694.27 - $50,303.80 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT V - TECH TEAM - MAIN LIBRARY:
Full time position. Performs a variety of library functions under professional supervision. Assists with training staff and the general public in the use of technology, including software, online tools and mobile devices during classes, programs and public computer sessions. Assistance may be provided in person, by phone, or by email. Duties include developing training materials, conducting staff and public training sessions at Main and the branches, maintaining monthly registration sheets and statistics for the department and promoting library services through informational brochures. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years of public library or related experience, preferably with a background in teaching and the use of computer applications. ALA accredited Master of Library Science students or graduates welcome. Must be extremely knowledgeable of Windows and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and comfortable with emerging technologies. Strong communication skills are essential. Ability to teach others including patrons of different ages and the capacity to exercise initiative, good judgment, accuracy, and tact when providing assistance. Ability to work as part of a team but also to carry out assignments independently. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed for departmental operation. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending and stooping. Must have a valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $33,025.13 - $37,170.08 annually depending on qualifications. Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT IV - CIRCULATION SUPERVISOR - OTRANTO REGIONAL:
Full time position. Responsibilities include: supervision of regional support staff in circulation duties; supervising and coordinating activities of circulation department staff including training, scheduling, evaluating and overseeing workroom office operations; provide and maintain statistical records of department/branch; participate in circulation staff selection process. Train regional staff in circulation functions (check-in, discharge, reserves, registering for library cards, etc.) Recommend policy and procedural changes to Regional Branch Head or Main Library's Circulation Services Manager. Request materials for patrons and help them to locate materials. Create a climate of friendly and efficient customer service. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software particularly Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to troubleshoot and communicate maintenance needs for computers and library equipment. Must be detail oriented and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Evening and weekend work included. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, kneeling and stooping. May also be required to shelve library materials, push book carts weighing up to approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree, three (3) years library or related experience or two (2) years (60) credit hours) of college plus five (5) years of experience in a related area. High aptitude for library service; thorough understanding of basic aims and services of libraries; good judgment; accuracy; tact; flexibility; ability to get along well with others; strong communication skills to communicate effectively and pleasantly with library staff and customers. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $29,486.72 - $33,187.56 annually depending on qualifications. Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY PAGE - POPULAR MATERIALS - MAIN LIBRARY:
The duties of this position include but are not limited to shelving library materials; basic maintenance of the collection and premises. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, bending, stooping and kneeling. Must be able to lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. Weekend work included. MINIMUM AGE IS SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OLD. Salary: $7.55 per hour - fifteen (15) hours per week. Closing date: April 20, 2015. 

AN EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL IS REQUIRED FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FOR REGULAR FULL TIME AND PART TIME POSITIONS. FAILURE TO COMPLETE OR PASS THE PHYSICAL WILL RESULT IN WITHDRAWAL OF A JOB OFFER.

Internal candidates who are interested in any of the above listed position vacancies should submit an in-house application which can be found on the Staff Intranet, the standard CCPL application which can be downloaded from CCPL's website, a cover letter indicating position for which you are applying, an up to date resume and three (3) letters of reference and/or email contacts. NOTE: Candidates selected for interviews needing disability related accommodations should request them prior to the interview.

CCPL MAY CHANGE ASSIGNED WORK LOCATION AND SCHEDULE OF ANY JOB, DEPENDENT UPON NEEDS OF THE SYSTEM.

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