Full-time position with a focus on excellent customer service. Performs library clerical functions and provides reference/reader’s advisory and information services. Under the supervision and guidance of the Branch Manager, plans and implements in-house and outreach adult programming; provides technology instruction and assistance to adults; and assist with maintenance of adult collection. Reports adult programming statistics to Branch Manager. Assists Children’s Librarian with planning and implementing children’s programming and collection maintenance: duties may include conducting storytimes for children birth through age five (5); preparing and conducting craft activities; and weeding children’s materials. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software, e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, and research databases. Must be knowledgeable of and understand how to access electronic materials, i.e. downloadable eBook, audiobook, and magazine collections. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operation. Must be comfortable providing services to children and adult patrons.

Other duties as assigned. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, kneeling, and stooping. 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 one (1) to two (2) years of experience in a public library or related experience. High aptitude for library work. Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, good judgment, orderliness, accuracy, tact, adaptability, and a strong work ethic.

Hiring Salary Range: $24,710.40 -$33.612.80 annually 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]