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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 a flexible, creative, and energetic candidate to fill a part-time Library Assistant 1 position in the Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate for the Library Assistant 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 1 include a High School Diploma or GED. At least one year of customer service experience is required. One year of library experience working with children is preferred. The successful candidate should have a commitment to quality customer service with excellent communication skills. Strong technology skills and experience working with a variety of social media tools are a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES for the Library Assistant 1 include providing reference service for both children and adults, working the youth services desk, assisting patrons in locating materials and using the library catalog, providing readers' advisory service for children, shelving library materials and keeping shelves in order in youth services area. The Library Assistant 1 participates in the planning and delivery of library activities and events for children, including activities in the community. The Library Assistant 1 works cooperatively with staff throughout Fontana Regional Library to plan, implement, and evaluate long and short-term goals and objectives.

The Library Assistant 1 is a part-time position of 25 hours per week with evening and weekend work required. Starting salary is $10.00 per hour and includes 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.