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Library Assistant I

Macon County Public Library

  • Start Date: August 1, 2019
  • Starting Salary: $10.00 - $10.50 per hour
The Macon County Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate to fill the part-time position of Library Assistant I.  Macon County Public 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 Library Assistant I will be a team player who can provide library services to meet the needs of the public.  If you thrive in a rapidly changing environment while maintaining a friendly and helpful attitude, this may be the job for you.   

Qualifications required for the Library Assistant I include a High School Diploma or GED.  One year of customer service experience is required.  One year of library experience is recommended.  The successful candidate should have a commitment to quality customer service with excellent communication skills.  Strong technology skills and the ability to give attention to detail are a must.  A familiarity with current reading trends is needed.  Preference will be given to those with previous library experience and those who can work a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities for the Library Assistant I include checking materials in and out, creating, updating, and maintaining library user records, and collecting fines and fees.  The Library Assistant I assists patrons in locating materials and using the library catalog, assists with readers’ advisory service for patrons, shelves library materials and keeping shelves in order.  The Library Assistant I works cooperatively with staff throughout Fontana Regional Library to plan implement, and evaluate long and short-term goals and objectives.  

The Library Assistant I is a part-time position of 25 hours per week with evening and weekend work required.  Starting salary is $10.00 per hour accompanied by paid leave and retirement benefits. The position is available August 1st.  

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:

Karen Wallace, Library Director
Macon County Public Library
149 Siler Farm Rd. 
Franklin, NC 28734
(828)524-3600
kwallace@fontanalib.org

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

Posted: Monday, July 15, 2019 - 8:30am

Information Technician

Jackson County Public Library

  • Start Date: August 1, 2019
  • 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 application located at http://fontanalib.org/employment. The form may also be completed and emailed directly to dball@fontanalib.org.

For more information and application procedure 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: Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:30am

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