Library Technical Assistant

Company Name: 
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, SC
Job Description: 

Job Description:  This is a paraprofessional position under the supervision of the Director of the Library.  Responsibilities are centered on providing effective reference and public service at the circulation/reference desk.

Duties Include:  Provide circulation services using automated modules and ensuring adherence to all circulation policies and procedures.  Answer basic and intermediate reference questions successfully  using an array of reference and information resources, refers questions to reference librarian when necessary or as appropriate.  Knowledge and ability to use electronic databases.  Assists patrons with the use of photocopiers, printers and computers to include shelving.  Ability to use MS suite and other software applications.  

Knowledge and Skills:  Ability to follow library policies and procedures, aptitude for computers and software applications, excellent communication skills both verbally and written and strong customer service skills.  Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems (ILS), preferably ALMA/Primo.  

Hiring Range:  $11.00-$13.00 per hour


Preferred Experience:  An associate degree with two (2) years' experience in library work, or a high school diploma and four (4) years' experience in library, clerical or customer service related field.  Successful candidate should possess the ability to analyze job duties and select the best way to accomplish individual tasks.  Demonstrate initiative, exhibit good computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and provide excellent customer service.  Should also possess the ability to make sound judgment.  Knowledge of technology is necessary.

How to Apply: 

Please visit the SC State Jobs website at to complete and submit an online application.

Position is open until filled.