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Assistant Macon County Librarian

Macon County Public Library

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Starting Salary: $30,000 - $36,000 a year
  • Employment Type: Full-time
The Macon County Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative, and energetic candidate to fill the position of Assistant County Librarian. Macon County Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, a public library system with six member libraries and one bookmobile providing service in Jackson, Macon and Swain counties. The ideal candidate for the Assistant County Librarian will provide service with a friendly and helpful attitude and thrive in a rapidly changing environment.


Responsibilities include assisting the County Librarian in the management, supervision, and administration of the libraries within the County. The Assistant County Librarian coordinates a wide variety of library services, oversees technical services activities, and participates in the development and delivery of public services. The Assistant County Librarian works cooperatively with staff throughout Fontana Regional Library to plan, implement, and evaluate long and short-term goals and objectives. A complete job description is available upon request.


Qualifications required for the Assistant County Librarian include an ALA- accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science, three years’ public library experience, three years’ customer service experience, and two years’ supervisory experience. The successful candidate should be a creative self-starter with effective written and verbal communication skills; strong leadership skills; commitment to quality customer service and effective teamwork; good interpersonal skills; and a strong planning and information technology background. Experience with Friends of the Library organizations, local governing agencies, volunteer groups, and other community organizations will be helpful

For more information and application procedure please contact:

Karen Wallace, Library Director
Macon County Public Library
149 Siler Farm Rd. 
Franklin, NC 28734

To apply, send the application along with a cover letter and résumé to the contact above.

Macon County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.

Fontana Regional Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law. While the Library is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.