DATE LISTED: 2/21/2019

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, reader's advisory, and reference duties.

AVAILABLE:   February 21, 2019

APPLY BY: Open until filled


Drop off or email resume and cover letter to:

 or mail resume and cover letter to:

Ashe County Public Library

Attn: Circulation Manager

148 Library Drive

West Jefferson, NC 28694


Title: Digital Watauga Technician

Salary: $10.00 Per Hour, 24 Hours Per Week

Job Period: Available May 28, 2019, Up to 10 Weeks Total (240 Hours), To Be Completed by

August 6, 2019

Location: Watauga County Public Library, Boone, NC


Job Description: The temporary employee will process, describe, and digitize materials from the

Digital Watauga Project, including slide images from the Watauga County Soil and Water

Department and photographs from the Palmer Blair Collection, George Flowers Collection, and Paul

Armfield Coffey 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


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 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.