Community Connections Librarian

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Company Name: 
Spartanburg County Public Libraries
Location: 
Spartanburg, SC
Job Description: 

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.

JOB TITLE: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23 

LOCATION: Information Services, Headquarters

DATE AVAILABLE: July 1st, 2022 

SALARY:41,310 yearly (Includes generous benefits package)

HOURS: 40 hours per week 

Week 1: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30

Week 2: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30

Week 3: Monday 8:30-5:30, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday off, Saturday 8:45-6:15

Week 4: Sunday 12:55-6:15, Monday off, Tuesday 8:30-5:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30 Thursday 12:15-9:15, Friday 8:30-5:30

Every 4-6 weeks the librarian will work 12:15-9:15 to close on a Friday night. Other nights or weekends as assigned or necessary.

EDUCATION: MLS/ALA. Must complete pre-employment testing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Collaborates with community partners, patrons, and other staff to plan, organize, promote, and present relevant, innovative assistance and programs for patrons 

Oversees assigned special programs or areas of service for the Information Services department 

Tracks and submits program statistics 

Handles financial transactions and assists in preparing bank deposits; may request and complete purchase order requests  

Participates in maintaining an attractive department including maintaining and promoting collections, displays and signage 

Provides superior customer service with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, library equipment and maker activities 

Serves as Librarian-in-Charge when assigned 

Remains aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed; roves the library to maintain awareness of patron needs and security 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School. 

Comfortable and proficient with technology 

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups 

Exceptional written and oral communication skills 

Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail 

Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment 

Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative 

Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public 

Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to educate, entertain, and explore. 

Experience in planning and executing programs for makers of all kinds preferred 

Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries 

The Library accepts applications when a job position is available.  Applications are available at all

checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the

Library’s hiring process.  If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not

hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School.

How to Apply: 

Please email your application, resume, and cover letter to kayleighk@infodepot.org