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Library Assistant I

Macon County Public Library

  • Start Date: November 1, 2021
  • Starting Salary: $10.00 - $10.50 per hour

Are you looking for a part-time job helping children and families? Do you like a treasure hunt, finding just the right book for a preschooler or student? Are you someone who enjoys both crafts and robots? You could be the right person for our Library Assistant position. This position is in the Macon County Public Library Youth Services Department. Although it’s only 12 hours per week, there’s a lot of variety in this job. You’ll answer informational questions, help people locate what they’re looking for, assist in preparing for and promoting library events and activities, and shelve books and other library materials being returned.

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 be committed 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 performs public service duties needed to assist library patrons and library staff, helps program preparations, answers general questions and offers readers’ advisory for patrons, and performs related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves frequent public contact and is performed in accordance with Fontana Regional Library (FRL) policies, guidelines, and procedures. Work is performed under the supervision of the Department Supervisor.

The Library Assistant I is a part-time position of 12 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 November 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: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 8:15am