DATE LISTED: 8/2/2018

TITLE/CLASS: Circulation Assistant III/Grade 4

Location:  Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson, NC

SALARY:  $8.63 per hour // 18 hours a week


High School Diploma required; some college and/or Spanish desirable; previous library or customer service work experience preferred


An employee in this position performs circulation, library account registration and maintenance, reader's advisory, and reference duties.


August 13, 2018


Open until filled


Email application and cover letter to:

 or mail Application and cover letter to:

Ashe County Public Library

Attn: Circulation Manager

148 Library Drive

West Jefferson, NC 28694

Download full job description here.


Date listed:  7/2/2018

TITLE/CLASS:  County Librarian/Manager V

LIBRARY:  Wilkes County Public Library, part of the Appalachian Regional Library

CITY:  North Wilkesboro

BEGINNING SALARY RANGE: $48,800-$55,000.  Generous benefits.


A master’s degree in library science from an ALA or regionally accredited institution is required with a minimum of three years of public library administrative/management experience and certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board. Excellent oral and written communication skills and management skills are necessary.  Experience with managing a budget is required. Must have the ability to plan and direct the work of staff engaged in carrying out generalized and specialized library functions.


The County Librarian provides professional guidance to a staff of twenty-one and is directly responsible for all public services, budget management, and internal operations (including facilities maintenance) necessary to the efficient management of a county library.  This employee is the library’s ambassador and is responsible for promoting the library and its services in the community. The County Librarian also participates in planning and budgeting with the Director, works with the other County Librarians in regional activities, plans and facilitates the meetings of the local library board, and maintains a good working relationship with the local library board, local Friends groups, and local funding agencies. The County Librarian directly supervises five employees and reports to the ARL Director of Libraries.


August 6, 2018


Open until filled.

TO APPLY and for further information:

Send cover letter, resume, and list of references (or questions) to hr (at)


PART-TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION with the Digital Watauga Project

Title: Digital Watauga Technician

Salary: $10.00 Per Hour, 16 Hours Per Week

Job Period: Available August 21, Up to 15 Weeks Total (240 Hours), To Be Completed by December 5, 2018

Location: Watauga County Public Library, Boone, NC

Job Description: The temporary employee will process, describe, and digitize materials from the Digital Watauga Project, including a large collection of slide images from the Watauga County Soil and Water Department and photographs from the George Flowers Collection, as well as additional collections as needed. Under the supervision of the Watauga County Library Staff, with assistance from the Chairperson of the Digital Watauga Project, the temporary employee will be responsible for processing, arranging, describing, digitizing, and archivally re-housing the collections to meet the information needs of our website users while also following Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and the Dublin Core Initiative to accurately describe the digital objects. The employee will also be responsible for adding the digital objects and associated metadata to Omeka.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in history, library science, or a related field. Graduate coursework toward completion of an advanced degree in history, historic preservation, art history, library science, or a related field is preferred. Experience working with manuscript archives, digital archives projects, Omeka, and the Dublin Core Initiative is also preferred. Experience with MS Excel and proficiency working in a Windows environment are required.

To apply
please send an email with a resume or vita attached, as well as a list of three academic or professional references and a cover letter detailing your education and work experience, to hr(at) Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This position can be coordinated with either a three-credit or six-credit internship in a graduate or undergraduate instructional program. The applicant is responsible for making all internship arrangements with the academic institution.



YOUTH SERVICES SPECIALIST –Temporary 12 month position

Part-time. Watauga County Public Library. Assists Youth Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and implementing the

library's program of services for children and young adults.

Required: Bachelor’s degree, or completion of at least two (2) years of college and three (3) years of public library experience

19 hrs./week @ $10 per hour.

Apply by sending a resume, cover letter and three references to:

Watauga County Public Library,

Attn: Judith Winecoff

140 Queen Street

Boone, NC 28607

Deadline is 8/11/18

For more information, call

Judith Winecoff,

828-264-8784, Ext. 3