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Library Assistant I

Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Starting Salary: $10.00 per hour
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library has one open position for a Library Assistant I. The position is open immediately and will remain open until filled. Position is 20 hours per week, with Saturdays and Thursday evenings required. Starting wage is $10/hr.

Applicants must be energetic, possess basic computer skills, and be customer service oriented. Customer service experience is required. Job duties include staffing the circulation desk, assisting patrons, collecting fines and fees, and completing other duties that may arise during daily library operations.

Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library is a dynamic small library that serves as a community gathering place for the area’s full-time and part-year residents. The Library is located at 249 Frank Allen Rd, Cashiers, across from the Post Office.

For more information and application procedure please contact:

Serenity Richards, Branch Librarian
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library
PO BOX 2127
249 Frank Allen Rd.
Cashiers, NC 28717
(828)743-0215
srichards@fontanalib.org

Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019 - 11:15am

Information Technology Technician

Jackson County Public Library

  • Starting Salary: $11.00 per hour
Jackson County Public Library seeks a 40 hour per week Information Technology Technician.  Responsibilities include performing scheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, and installation of PCs and peripheral devices.  This position also configures and operates library software, assists staff and patrons in the use of library equipment and computer resources, and other duties that may arise in daily library operations. Evening and weekend hours are required. Applicants must possess computer technology or electronics course work and one year’s experience in the diagnosis and repair of computer hardware and software problems.  Public service experience and high school diploma or GED is mandatory. Preference will be given to those with previous library experience. Salary is $11.00 per hour. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Applicants should complete and submit the Fontana Regional Library employment application. The form may also be completed and emailed directly to dball@fontanalib.org

For more information, please contact:

John Tyndall, IT Officer
Fontana Regional Library
33 Fryemont Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828)488-2382 ext. 125
jtyndall@fontanalib.org

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

Posted: Friday, April 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

Administrative Assistant

Marianna Black Library

  • Starting Salary: $9.00 per hour
The Marianna Black Library seeks a 20 hour per week Administrative Assistant.  An employee in this position performs administrative work involving a variety of office assistance tasks in support of Library operations, providing program support, preparing and maintaining files and records, performing routine bookkeeping functions, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work involves frequent public contact and is accomplished in accordance with Fontana Regional Library (FRL) policies, guidelines, and procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Librarian.

Applicants must possess basic computer skills, enjoy working with the public, and be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekend hours. Other responsibilities include performing clerical tasks including word processing and data entry; preparing reports and statistics; processing invoices, maintaining accurate and up-to-date ledgers; processing daily receipts and depositing monies received.  This position also assistants at the circulation desk, including checking books in and out, and interacting with library customers in a professional manner.

One year of relevant experience and high school diploma or GED are required. Salary is $9.00 per hour.

Applicants should complete and submit the Fontana Regional Library application located on this page. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information and application procedure please contact:

Jeff Delfield, County Librarian
Marianna Black Library
33 Fryemont St.
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828)488-3030
jdelfield@fontanalib.org

Marianna Black Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 1:30pm

Information Technology Officer

Headquarters

  • Start Date: July 15, 2019
  • Starting Salary: $44,000.00 - $47,000.00 a year
The Fontana Regional Library, serving Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties, seeks a full-time qualified professional to serve as part of the Library’s management team. The Information Technology Officer is responsible for technology planning and projects, directing and administering the activities of the Information Technology Department for the library system. This position reports to the Regional Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Information Technology Officer will direct, organize, and control all aspects of information technology governance and activities for the Library, including emerging technologies, information technology security, ethics, contract management, project and resource management, and sustainability. This position provides leadership and guidance to information technology services staff, oversees risk assessment and management, and assures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.  As part of the senior management team, the Information Technology Officer participates in the strategic planning, policy development, marketing, fund development and leadership of the Library system. The person in this role must have the ability to work independently in high-pressure situations and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Applicants should possess a thorough knowledge of governmental information systems principles and standards of federal, state, and county regulations, policies, and procedures.  The successful candidate will integrate a “big-picture” perspective with an attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems or a related field and 5 years of experience in local government or public service information systems management, at least 3 years of which must have been at a supervisory level is required.  A Master’s degree in administration or library science and public library work experience is preferred. Completion of a Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) program is desirable.

Complete and send the application, along with a cover letter and résumé to:

Karen Wallace, Director
Fontana Regional Library
33 Fryemont St. 
Bryson City, NC 28713
OR email kwallace@fontanalib.org

For questions about the position, contact Karen Wallace at (828) 524-3600 or at kwallace@fontanalib.org

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

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:45pm

Library Assistant I

Hudson Library

  • Start Date: April 16, 2019
  • Starting Salary: $10.00 per hour
20 hours per week, Saturdays required.

Applicants must be energetic, possess strong technology skills, and be customer service oriented. Customer service experience is required. Library work experience a plus. Job duties include staffing the circulation desk, assisting patrons, collecting fines and fees, and completing other duties that may arise during daily library operations. High school diploma or GED required.

Starting salary: $10.00 per hour, plus paid leave and retirement

For more information and application procedure please contact:

Carlyn Morenus, Branch Librarian
Hudson Library
554 Main St.
PO Box 430 
Highlands, NC 28741
(828)526-3031
cmorenus@fontanalib.org

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

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019 - 1:45pm