Library Assistant - P/T

One position is available at each of the following libraries: Hardeeville Community Library, Hampton County Library, and the Pratt Memorial Library.

Job Description:
The Library Assistant provides excellent frontline circulation customer service for patrons and visitors to the library.  Working in a team-based environment under the daily guidance of the Branch Manager, routine tasks include operating a web-based circulation system, opening, and closing the library building, monitoring patron, and building security during assigned hours, and performing other tasks deemed necessary.

All positions may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. Employees may be required to adapt to future schedules and location changes depending on library needs.  Hourly rate depends on the level of experience.

Part-Time Hours per week: 30-34 (eligible for SC Retirement System and AL/SL on a prorated basis).

Part-Time Hours Per Week: 16-29 (eligible for SC Retirement System, and AL/SL on a prorated basis).

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience: Minimum of one year of customer service, library, or retail experience is required.
Education:   High School diploma or GED. A valid form of ID is also required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge or experience working in a library or bookstore setting.  Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel to maintain records and prepare reports. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Physical requirements include ability to stoop, twist, turn and move materials in the library; ability to lift moderate weight up to 30 pounds in the handling of library materials; ability to push carts, bins and book trucks loaded with library materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Method of Appointment:
Applicants must complete an online, fillable application. Application may be printed/scanned, then emailed to Qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview. A background check and drug screening are required before employment.  EEO