TITLE: Branch Manager, Traphill – Part Time
LIBRARY: Wilkes County Public Library
CITY: Traphill, NC
SALARY: $11.81 per hour
DUTIES and SKILLS: The Traphill Branch Manager is the only staff presence at the Traphill Branch Library, which serves a small rural community in beautiful Traphill NC, located in northern Wilkes County near Stone Mountain State Park. The ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees is required; considerable knowledge of all types of library materials and procedures is strongly preferred. Duties include circulation, programming, reference, computer assistance, outreach, collection development, and all daily operations of the branch.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, or completion of at least two (2) years of college and three (3) years of public library experience including branch management, collection development, and outreach.
BENEFITS: Participation in the NC State Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays; optional supplemental insurance is available.
APPLY BY: 5/3/2017. Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately.
TO APPLY: Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: Julia Turpin, County Librarian, jturpin(at)arlibrary.org using the subject “Traphill Branch Manager.”
Date Listed: April 25, 2017
Title: Part-time Circulation Assistant
Library: Ashe County Public Library
City: West Jefferson, NC
Minimum Qualifications: Previous work experience and satisfactory customer service experience.
Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma with extensive customer service experience and a vast knowledge of popular literature.
Duties: An employee in this position performs circulation, registration, readers’ advisory, and ready reference duties.
Examples of Work: Charges and discharges library materials through automated circulation system, registers new library cardholders, renews cards, and updates patron information, helps library users locate various library materials within the ARL system, reads shelves to ensure materials are in proper order, notifies users of overdue materials and reserves in person, by phone or mail, collects fines and fees, shelves books and other library materials as needed, and answers telephone at Circulation Desk(s) and directs calls
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees, ability to use a computer, ability to learn library procedures, ability to bend, lift, stoop and carry, and the ability to follow established routines, policies, and procedures
To Apply: Fill out application at the Ashe County Public Library. Supplemental information: cover letter, resume, and references. Submit in person.