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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 July 28, 2015): 

CIRCULATION SERVICES MANAGER/LIBRARIAN IV - MAIN LIBRARY: Full time. The Circulation services manager will be a major contributor in the implementation of $108 million capital projects plan approved by voters that includes system wide technology upgrades and implementation of RFID. Provides overall management for the Circulation Services Department; oversees system wide circulation policies and procedures and effectively resolves related issues and problems; interprets and communicates to public and staff regarding policies/procedures. Works with the ILS Librarian and Training Specialist to provide system wide training on new technologies; provides ILS training for staff; collaborates with the Systems Department on 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. Must have demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate others to meet establish goals; demonstrated knowledge of modern circulation technologies and techniques; strong experience working with consultants and/or vendors in designing and implementing RFID systems preferred. 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 create and deliver training, 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. ilingual - 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 four (4) years post MLS professional progressively more responsible experience in a public library to include supervisory or related experience in a public library. Hiring Salary Range: $50,057.58 - $54,699.28 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT V - SMALL BRANCH MANAGER - HOLLYWOOD/ST. PAUL'S: Part time position; thirty (30) hours per week. Responsible for the operation of a small branch library; supervise staff; performs basic library functions under professional supervision. Represents and promotes the library at community events and meetings. Provide and maintain statistical records of the branch. Plan and prepare displays, request materials for patrons; help patrons locate materials. May plan and conduct library programs. Handles money and prepares deposits; and responsible for maintenance and repair of facility, equipment and grounds. Must be detail oriented, customer focused and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software; Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operation. Other duties as assigned. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Evening and weekend work included. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending and stooping. May also be required to shelve library materials; lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and/or push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree plus three (3) years library or related experience OR two (2) years (sixty {60} credit hours) of college plus five (5) years of experience in a related area. Good knowledge of reference collection and of library methods and procedures. High aptitude for library work and customer service, thorough understanding of basic aims and services of libraries; to meet people easily and participate in the activities of the community; strong communication skills to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff; enjoys detailed work. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $15.88 - $17.87 per hour depending on qualifications. CLOSING DATE: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT II - LCATS - MAIN LIBRARY: Full time position. Responsible for a variety of clerical and technical duties including: processing and linking materials, RFID tagging, withdrawals, editing items in the library database, and data entry. May train and supervise substitutes and volunteers. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of sitting, walking, reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting and standing. May also be required to shelve library materials. Must be able to lift book crates weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds and push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate with one to two years of experience in a public library or related experience. High aptitude for library work, including speed and accuracy in repetitive work, significant understanding of basic library services and goals. Dependability, initiative, resourcefulness, good judgment, tact, adaptability, ability to get along well with others, ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with library staff. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $23,504.00 - $26,457.60 annually depending on qualifications. CLOSING DATE: August 14, 2015.

ROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER - MAIN LIBRARY: Full time position. The successful candidate for this position will perform a variety of duties. The main responsibility will be to provide countywide distribution of library materials, supplies, equipment and furniture. Ensure that library vehicles are serviced and maintained as required. Other duties will include processing mail, assisting with bookmobile routes and procedures and public library services as needed. The applicant selected must be a team player who can be flexible in assuming additional responsibilities to maintain library operations and other duties as assigned. The applicant MUST BE ABLE TO ENDURE HEAVY LIFTING OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TINE. Must be able to climb in and out of county trucks. REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate with a minimum of three (3) years related delivery driving experience preferred. ABILITY TO LIFT AND CARRY MATERIALS WEIGHING FIFTY (50) POUNDS OR MORE; ability to drive county vehicles safely and efficiently; ability to maintain favorable working relationships. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record is required. A copy of the driving record can be obtained fro the SC Highway Department and must be submitted with the application. Hiring Salary Range: $23,504.00 annually; $11.30 hourly - $26.457.60 annually; $12.72 hourly depending on qualifications. CLOSING DATE: August 14, 2015.

P/T LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - CIRCULATION SERVICES (TWO (2) VACANCIES) - (1) JAMES ISLAND; (1) MAIN LIBRARY: Part time entry level positions - twenty (20) hours per week. Perform routine circulation desk duties under professional supervision; carries out procedures set by supervisory staff; help patrons locate materials. Basic clerical and general office work. Must be computer literate in various computer software - Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/departmental operations. Shelving library materials may also be required. Ability to get along well with others, ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. Must be able to lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and/or push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving license with a safe driving record. Hiring Salary Range: $10.09 - $11.03 per hour depending on qualifications. Closing date: August 14, 2015.

LIBRARY PAGES (FIVE VACANCIES) - (1) COOPER RIVER; (1) JOHN L. DART; (1) HOLLYWOOD/ST. PAUL'S; (1) JOHN'S ISLAND; (1) MT. PLEASANT VILLAGE: The duties of these positions 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: August 14, 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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