Part-time entry-level position – twenty (20) hours per week. Provide excellent customer service to teen, tween, and adult customers in the “Teen Lounge.” Assist the Young Adult staff in providing library programs, tours, and special events for middle- and high-school students; perform routine library functions and general clerical work. Other duties as assigned. Must demonstrate appreciation and understanding of teens and tweens. Familiarity with Young Adult literature a plus. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/departmental operations, to include assisting at other public service desks. Evening and weekend work required. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and sitting. 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.

REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate with excellent customer service skills, ability to get along well with others, ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and with library staff, a strong work ethic.

Salary: $10.09 - $13.72 per hour depending on qualifications.

Closing date: Open until position is filled.

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Human Resources Manager
Charleston County Public Library
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Fax number: 843-805-6822
Email: [email protected]