Part-time position – twenty (20) hours per week. Provide excellent customer service; perform routine desk duties under professional supervision; carry out procedures set by supervisory staff; help patrons locate materials mainly in the popular materials/fiction area. Basic clerical and general office work, including meeting room bookings. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/departmental operations, including collection maintenance and assisting at other service desks. Shelving library materials may be required. Ability to get along well with others, ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Will perform other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work required. 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 have the stamina for periods of standing, walking, sitting, reaching, bending and stooping. Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record. 

REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate with one (1) year of public library or related experience. 

Hiring Salary Range: $11.88 - $13.38 per hour depending on qualifications – twenty (20) hours per week.

Closing date: Open until position is filled.


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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: [email protected]