Full time position. Under the supervision of the Reference Services Manager, responsible for providing reader's advisory/reference and information services at the reference desk and via telephone, including recording daily reference statistics. Responsibilities also include assisting References Services with: collection maintenance; planning and implementing in-branch and outreach programming; providing tours and bibliographic instruction of library services; providing technology instruction and demonstrations, serving as Branch liaison to Tech Team Committee and responsible for sharing technological development/trends with cluster branches; may provide newsworthy information to community news outlets. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for planning, implementing, and promoting in-branch and outreach programming to young adults. Responsible for collection maintenance of young adult materials at branch. Collects and reports young adult programming statistics to Children’s Librarian. Conducts tours for and provide bibliographic instruction of library services to young adults and school groups. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software and applications i.e., Microsoft Office Suite, social media experience and the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technological advancements as needed. Must also be flexible to assume additional responsibilities and scheduling requirements as needed for maintaining branch operation to meet coverage needs of the public service desks. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Evening and weekend work included. Other duties as assigned. Must be able to endure standing for periods of time. Must have the stamina for walking, sitting, reaching, bending and stooping. Must be able to push book carts weighing approximately fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds.

REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate with two (2) years of library or related experience; strong computer skills; high aptitude for library work; ability to exercise good judgement, initiative, resourcefulness, adaptability, accuracy and tact; ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with library staff and customers.

Hiring Salary Range: $27,684.80 - $37,668.80 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]