Adult Services Librarian

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Company Name: 
Harvin Clarendon County Library
Location: 
Manning, South Carolina
Job Description: 

Under the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of services to adults and is responsible for the maintenance of the adult collection.  This position also assists with general circulation duties at the library in Manning. This is a supervisory position and requires independent judgement and action within specific parameters. 

Essential Tasks 

The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work, knowledge, skills, and abilities as necessary. 

Plan and implement adult programs, including computer and technology classes, outreach, and summer reading activities. 

Serve as library liaison to community groups. 

Create promotional materials including flyers and booklists as they pertain to outreach and adult services as well as monitor and update adult services related content for the library website and library social media account(s). 

Perform general circulation duties including, but not limited to, checking items in and out, registering patrons, placing holds, collecting fines and fees, assisting with copier, print, and fax services. 

Perform general reference and reader’s advisory assistance. 

Shelve adult’s materials and monitor the order and appearance of the adult area – maintaining user-friendly environment. 

Assist patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library including card catalog, eBooks, databases, and internet access computers. 

Assist co-workers with duties as required 

Attend continuing education classes, meetings and/or workshops to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

Must enjoy working with a diverse population and have a particular interest in working with library patrons. 

Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 

Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and represent the library in a wide variety of situations. 

Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.  

Proficiency in the use of a computer, especially with regards to web based programs, Microsoft Office, and library-related software is required. 

Must have the ability to reach, bend, grasp, stoop, stand for long periods of time, and be able to maneuver up to 50 pounds of library materials. 

Work a fixed flexible full time schedule that includes some evenings and Saturdays. 

EOE and ADA Compliance 

The Harvin Clarendon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the Library to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations. 

Salary:  

$45,985.00 dependent upon experience/qualifications. Benefits package including health, sick leave, vacation time, and participation in SC Retirement System.

Qualifications: 

A Masters in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program is required.  

A minimum of two-years experience working in an educational, childcare, or library setting is required.   

Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license and safe driving record and clear/passing Criminal Background Check and drug test.

How to Apply: 

Submit a cover letter, resume, and application to Clarendon County Human Resources via mail, fax, or email to countyhr@clarendoncountygov.org. 

Applications can be picked up in the Clarendon County Human Resources office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or downloaded at https://www.clarendoncountygov.org/departments/e-l/current-openings.