Charleston County Public Library is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Library is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, disability, genetic information, and/or gender identity. In addition, women affected by a pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, must be treated the same for all employment-related purposes, including receipt of benefits under fringe benefit programs. We E-Verify.

Please take the time to read this information so that you can better understand our application and hiring process.



Charleston County Public Library only accepts applications for advertised positions. All applicants, including current library employees, must complete the Charleston County Public Library Application form and are required to follow the below process when applying for open positions.

  • All sections of the application form must be completed – provide detailed information
  • A cover letter and resume must be attached but may not be used as a substitute for providing detailed information on the application.
  • The application must be signed and dated and must include the Position Title for which you are applying.

If the application is not completed in its entirety, it will not be considered.

Applications that are submitted for advertised positions will be reviewed and screened to ensure that applications meet the minimum requirements for the position. Applicants who are selected are contacted for an interview.



Past employment history will be verified. Applicants are responsible for providing sufficient information to accomplish this.

An employment physical, that includes a drug screen, is required for all individuals selected for regular full-time, regular part- time or selected temporary positions. Failure to complete or pass the physical may result in withdrawal of a job offer.

New employees must present documentation authorizing them to work in the United States. All new employees assigned to regular full-time or regular part-time positions must attend a new hire orientation and are required to enroll in the Library’s direct deposit program.



Q. Do I have to submit a separate application for each job in which I am interested?

A. NO. All applications are considered and referred to for the Position Title(s). We suggest that you keep copies of your original application to submit for future openings; however, each application submitted MUST INCLUDE POSITION TITLE(S), AN ORIGINAL SIGNATURE AND DATE.

Q. How can I learn of position openings in Charleston County Public Library?

A. Position openings are updated on a regular basis on our website (


All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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