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Job Title: Estill Library Branch Manager

Location: Estill Public Library

100 Peeples Avenue

Estill, SC 29918 

Salary: $19,110

Job Description

 

·         Supervises operations of the circulation desk; trains all assistant and substitute staff.

·         Maintains work schedule for all employees and accurate records of fees and fines.

·         Assists patrons with requests for materials from other libraries.

·         Answers information requests from patrons; if unable to answer refers them to Director.

·         Assists patrons with use of public access computers.

·         Courteously handles any problems or complaints from patrons.

·         Works with town and/or county officials to keep branch clean and in good repair.

·         Orders books, magazines and audiovisual material within the budget approved by Director.

·         Organizes story hours and other programs for children and adults

·         Works with local friends group, attends meetings of Hampton County First Steps.

·         Complete any additional tasks as assigned by Regional Director.

·         Furnish statistics to Hampton Board of Trustees at monthly meetings.

 Qualifications:

·         Must have a high school diploma or GED; Associates Degree preferred, good public service skills and basic computer 

          knowledge.

·         Must have knowledge of practices and techniques of library operations.

·         Must have knowledge of organization of library’s collection and materials.

·         Must understand circulation procedures, how to locate available books and materials to meet

          patron needs

·         Must be able to supervise others and handle any disciplinary issues

How to Apply:

This is a full time, permanent, non-exempt position reporting to the Director of the Library.

To apply, complete an application (available online at ahjlibrary.org) and submit to Patty Still at AHJ

Regional via email at ahjpstill@gmail.com, or by mail at PO Box 280, Allendale, SC, 29810 or turn in

your application at 297 Main Street N., Allendale, SC.

Applications must be submitted by September 15, 2019.

For more information, please contact Patty Still at the Regional office in Allendale or call 803-584-3513.


Director of AHJ Library

The Allendale-Hampton-Jasper Regional Library Board welcomes applications from dynamic, innovative and service-oriented candidates for a Director.

The ideal candidate is a leader who is service-oriented and will lead the continuing development of library services in a South Carolina three-county rural library consortium. The system has five libraries within Allendale, Hampton and Jasper Counties, South Carolina.

Responsibilities

  • Budget planning and management
  • Oversee library operations, staff and library policy
  • Develop long and short-term plans and goals for the organization
  • Experience in overseeing building projects and successful grant seeking

 

Qualifications

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program
  • 5+ years' experience in management and library service with budget planning
  • Strong philosophy of customer service
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills
  • Strong leadership, people management, and team building skills

 

Salary range: $58,000 - $63,000 annually, with excellent benefits. This is a full time position with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2019.

If this position is of interest, please send your application and résumé to ahjdirectorsearch@gmail.com


Bookmobile Manager

Job Title: Bookmobile Manager
Location: Allendale, Hampton and Jasper Counties, SC
Salary: $22,617

Job Description:
· Issues borrower's identification card according to established procedures.
· Drives bookmobile to specified locations following library services schedule and to garage for preventive maintenance and repairs.
· Issues books to patrons and records or scans information on borrower's card.
· Sorts books, publications, and other items according to procedure and returns them to shelves.
· Locates library materials for patrons. Requests materials from library system for bookmobile patrons.
· Answers routine inquiries and refers patrons who need professional assistance to librarian.
· Delivers and retrieves items to and from departments by hand or push cart.
· Inspects returned books for damage, verifies due-date, and computes and receives overdue fines.

Qualifications:
Must have a high school diploma, a valid SC Drivers License, a good driving record, good public service skills, and basic computer knowledge and skills.

How to Apply:
This is a full time, permanent, non-exempt position reporting to the Director of the Library.

To apply, complete an application (available online at ahjlibrary.org) and submit to Patty Still at AHJ Regional via email at: ahjpstill@gmail.com or by mail at: Post Office Box 280, 297 Main Street N., Allendale, SC 29810

Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2019

For further information, please contact Patty Still at the AHJ Regional office in Allendale or call 803-584-3513.