Full-time position with a focus on excellent customer service. Performs functions under guidance of the Adult Services Manager and a direct supervisor, including public service/reference desk duties, interlibrary loan duties, routine library functions, assigned off-desk duties, and general clerical work. May also be required to shelve library materials and assist at other public service desks as needed. Requires basic knowledge of modern library organization, materials, procedures, policies, aims and services. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher a plus. Must have the ability to get along well with others in a teamwork environment and to communicate pleasantly and effectively with the general public and library staff. Must be detail-oriented and flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain departmental/branch operation. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, and 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. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

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; initiative; resourcefulness; good judgment; orderliness; accuracy; tact; adaptability; excellent customer service skills; and a strong work ethic. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record.

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]