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Library Assistant I

Macon County Public Library

  • Start Date: September 16, 2021
  • Starting Salary: $10 - $10.50 per hour
  • Employment Type: Part-time

The Macon County Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic candidate to fill the part-time position of Library Assistant I in the Circulation Department. 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 September 16th.

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

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.