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Job Applications can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  1. Mail your completed form to:
    Cherokee County Public Library
    Attn: Library Director
    300 E. Rutledge Avenue
    Gaffney, SC 29340
  2. Fax to (864) 487-2752
  3. Deliver application to the library location nearest to you during regular operating hours.

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We currently have two job openings.

CIRCULATION ASSISTANT – Gaffney Library

Part-time, 25-hour average per week, FLSA non-exempt position

Schedule: Monday – Thursday 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00PM;

Possible Saturdays

Overview:

Under the direction of the Public Services Manager, Circulation Assistants provide front-line service to library patrons, assisting with the circulation and re-shelving of library materials, creation of library cards, and basic computer assistance.

Applicants who do not meet the availability and minimum education and experience requirements indicated in this job posting or do not have the ability to perform the essential functions for the position, with or without accommodation, will not be considered for employment.

Starting wage is $8.50 per hour. Works under direct supervision of the Public Services Manager.

Education and Experience:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient computer skills, including Internet and Microsoft Office applications
  • Customer service experience desired, library experience helpful
  • Work requires the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs circulation tasks: checks books in and out, collects fines, places books on hold, registers patrons for library cards
  • Re-shelves and straightens books and other library materials
  • Instructs patrons on library resources and use of library equipment; assists patrons in finding library materials; performs reader advisory service
  • Assists patrons with reference questions; helps patrons locate reference materials; responds to patron inquiries and questions over the telephone and in person
  • Assists patrons using public PC’s for Internet access and/or using Microsoft Office applications; monitors usage of public PC’s by patrons, including enforcement of library policies
  • Assists and instructs children and teens in the use of the Learning Resource Center
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Application Procedure:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit a Cherokee County Public Library Application form, available at the Gaffney and Blacksburg library locations and on the library’s website at www.cherokeecountylibrary.org. Resumes and/or cover letters may also be submitted, but will not be accepted without a completed application.  Position is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CHILDREN’S ASSISTANT – Blacksburg Library

Part-time, 25-hour average per week, FLSA non-exempt position

Schedule: Monday – Thursday 12-6 PM, Friday 12-5 PM

Overview:

Under the direction of the Branch Manager, the Youth Service Assistant – Blacksburg aides in the preparation and implementation of youth programming as well as providing assistance to patrons at the Blacksburg Branch.

Applicants who do not meet the availability and minimum education and experience requirements indicated in this job posting or do not have the ability to perform the essential functions for the position, with or without accommodation, will not be considered for employment.

Starting wage is $8.50 per hour. Works under direct supervision of the Blacksburg Branch Manager.

Education and Experience:

  •  Must be at least 18 years of age and high school diploma preferred
  • Proficient computer skills, especially with Internet and Microsoft Office applications; experience with iMacs preferred
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to exert 50 pounds of force occasionally and 10 pounds of force frequently; ability to perform other physical tasks frequently, including stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs circulation tasks: checks books in and out, collects fines, places books on hold, registers patrons for library cards
  • Prepares and implements programs for children and teens, including summer reading programs and storytimes
  • Provides recommendations for new book purchases in the children and teen collections
  • Re-shelves and straightens books and other library materials
  • Instructs patrons on library resources and use of library equipment; assists patrons in finding library materials; performs reader advisory service
  • Assists patrons with reference questions; helps patrons locate reference materials; responds to patron inquiries and questions over the telephone and in person
  • Assists patrons using public PC’s for Internet access and/or using Microsoft Office applications; monitors usage of public PC’s by patrons, including enforcement of library policies
  • Creates visual displays throughout children’s area as directed
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Application Procedure:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit a Cherokee County Public Library Application form, available at the Gaffney and Blacksburg library locations and on the library’s website at www.cherokeecountylibrary.org. Resumes and/or cover letters may also be submitted, but will not be accepted without a completed application.  Position is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer