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REGIONAL INFORMATION

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Employment

JOB TITLE: Adult Services Specialist, Watauga County Public Library
STARTNG SALARY: $ 8.73 per hour
20 Hours per week; some evenings (until approximately 7:15 pm) and some Saturdays

BENEFITS: Holidays with pay, accumulating vacation and sick leave

STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

An employee in this position assists the Adult Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing the public library’s program of services for adults in the county.
Duties assigned may include adult programming, publicity, exhibits, computer training of library users, and collection development. The position involves daily work at the reference public service desk, assisting library patrons with computers, finding books and other materials, and other inquiries.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Answers reference and readers’ advisory questions; responsible for collection development of selected subject area(s) in the Adult Services Department as assigned by the Adult Services Librarian; plans, develops, and implements special projects for the Adult Services Department as assigned by the Adult Services Librarian; schedules, plans, and promotes programs for the Adult Services Department as assigned by the Adult Services Librarian; performs circulation functions as needed; and gives individual computer help and instruction on a regular basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees;

  • Ability to use computers for both internal and external projects and information;

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;

  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;

  • General knowledge of reference tools, both in print and online;

  • Considerable knowledge of all types of library materials and procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree, at least one graduate-level library science course which would be relevant in serving adult library users, and at least one year of public library experience.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and references via email to Monica Caruso, mcaruso ''at'' arlibrary ''dot'' org.
DATE LISTED: Monday, March 7, 2016
CLOSING DATE:
April 2, 2016



DATE LISTED: March 2 – March 16, 2016
TITLE: Youth Services Assistant
LIBRARY: Ashe County Public Library/Appalachian Regional System
CITY: West Jefferson, NC
QUALIFICATIONS: An employee in this position assists the Youth Services Librarian in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing the public library’s program of services for children and young adults. Applicants are required to have high school diploma and computer knowledge. Library experience and some Spanish are preferred.
25 hours per week at $8.01/hour TO APPLY: Applications are available at Ashe Library. Resume and application must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing day in order to be considered. For inquiries and assistance call (336) 982-5627.

Download an application here.
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