Circulation Assistant (Part-time/25hrs weekly)

Library System/Company Name
Cherokee County Public Library
Job Description

Circulation Assistant (Part-time/25hrs weekly)

Gaffney Library, 300 East Rutledge Ave. Gaffney , SC 29340

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Public Services Manager, Circulation Assistants provide front-line service to library patrons, assisting with the circulation and re-shelving of library materials, creation of library cards, and basic computer assistance.

Essential Functions:
- Performs circulation tasks: checks books in and out, collects fines, places books on hold, registers patrons for library cards
-Re-shelves and straightens books and other library materials
-Instructs patrons on library resources and use of library equipment; assists patrons in finding library materials; performs reader advisory service
-Assists patrons with reference questions; helps patrons locate reference materials; responds to patron inquiries and questions over the telephone and in person
-Assists patrons using public PC’s for Internet access and/or using Microsoft Office applications; monitors usage of public PC’s by patrons, including enforcement of library policies
-Assists and instructs children and teens in the use of the Learning Resource Center
-Required to work, at least, one to two Saturdays a month. 
-Performs related tasks as required.

Schedule: Mon-Thursday 2pm-7pm; Fridays 12pm-5pm; Saturdays 10am-3pm (at least, once a month).
Salary: $10 per hour. Up to 20-25 hours per week.


Education and Experience:
-High School diploma or equivalent required
- Proficient computer skills, including Internet and Microsoft Office applications
- Customer service experience desired, library experience helpful
-Work requires the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions

How to Apply

To apply: Please complete an application, which can be found at the Cherokee County Library's webpage ( Then send completed application. Cover Letter, and Resume to

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