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Library Assistant I

Macon County Public Library

  • Start Date: August 1, 2020
  • 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 27, 2020 - 9:15am

Information Technology Technician

Jackson County Public Library

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Starting Salary: $30,000.00 a year
Jackson County Public Library seeks a 40 hour per week Information Technology Technician. Responsibilities include scheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, and installation of PCs and peripheral devices. This position also configures and operates library software and assists staff and patrons in the use of equipment and computer resources. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, computer technology or electronics course work, one year’s experience in the diagnosis and repair of computer hardware and software. Experience with Windows 7 and Windows 10, and computer networking is preferred. Evening and weekend hours are required. Annual salary is $30,000. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information please contact Jim Walker (828) 488-2382 ext. 125.

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:

Jim Walker, IT Manager
Fontana Regional Library
(828) 488-2382 ext. 125
jwalker@fontanalib.org

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

Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 4:15pm