Librarian (Part-time)

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Company Name: 
Chester County Library
Location: 
Chester, SC
Job Description: 

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Process and catalog materials for the library system. Perform professional library duties under direct or general supervision of Library Director or Office Manager. Perform additional related work as required.

Salary:

Starting pay for this position is $20.00 an hour. This is an hourly position.

Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to: (Sample Duties)

  • Process and catalog materials for the Chester County Library System; maintain contact with cataloging group and attend training meetings for cataloging.
  • Perform collection development responsibilities; may be responsible for the selection, and maintenance of particular collections.
  • Engage, encourage, and assist diverse customers in all areas of the Library in a welcoming, professional, and respectful manner.
  • Plan and present programs for adults or children, such as storytimes for children and their families.
  • Drive the library’s outreach vehicle.
  • Assist with the training of staff in various areas.
  • Assist with updating website.
  • Operate and troubleshoot library equipment such as computers.
  • Shift collection, arrange books, and shelve books in order to assist and maintain order in the library.
  • Perform other associated duties as required or assigned.

The Candidate: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, be dependable, and complete tasks on schedule.
  • Possess solid organizational and communication skills (specifically writing and reading).
  • Be able to prioritize work and pay attention to detail.
  • Have an extensive knowledge of literature.
  • Customer Service Experience.
  • A working knowledge of computer applications for library services and comfortable and proficient using current technology.

Hours: This position is a 20 hour a week position. Flexible schedule including working evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: 

ALA accredited MLS degree.

Eligible for or holds South Carolina certification.

Valid driver’s license with safe driving record.

Must be able to pass the required pre-employment physical and background check.

Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

How to Apply: 

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirements.

Please email your application to:

Email: Carollewis@chesterlibsc.org

Or mail your application to:
Search Committee
Chester County Library
P.O. Box 74
Chester, SC 29706