Boiling Springs Assistant Branch Librarian

Library System/Company Name
Spartanburg County Public Libraries
Job Description

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.

JOB TITLE: Assistant Branch Librarian, Grade 24

LOCATION: Boiling Springs 

DATE AVAILABLE: July 1st, 2022

SALARY: $42,525 yearly

HOURS: 40hrs per week

Week A: Monday 11:00am-8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-6:00pm

Week B: Monday 10:30am-8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm

EDUCATION: ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years’ experience in a public library preferred and a minimum of two years proven supervisory experience



Supports the Branch Librarian in communicating information to staff, creating schedules, evaluating operations, managing the collection, and enforcing policies and procedures.

Assists the branch librarian in setting standards for the branch to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all ages with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment.

Serves as acting supervisor in the absence of the Branch Librarian.

Plans, organizes, promotes, and presents a variety of programming, occasionally seeking grants for local programming.

Meets regularly with pages to coordinate training, supervise work, and evaluate performance.

Assists in overseeing branch building operations such as communicating needs with the facilities department concerning janitorial services, groundskeeping, and more.

Serves as a liaison with the local Friends of the Library and other community agencies as well as fostering new partnerships in the community.

Assists the Branch Librarian in maintaining a programming budget generated through Friends of the Library sales, including approving purchases, overseeing petty cash, and making deposits.

Other tasks as assigned by the Branch Librarian


Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school

Thorough knowledge of professional library principles and practices with public library and supervisory experience

Comprehensive knowledge of adult literature and movies for all ages

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and pay attention to detail

Comfortable and proficient with technology

Interpersonal and customer service skills 

Ability to build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility

Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach

The Library accepts applications when a job position is available.  Applications are available at all

checkout desks. Drug Testing is a part of the

Library’s hiring process.  If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not

hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.


ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years’ experience in a public library preferred and a minimum of two years proven supervisory experience

How to Apply

Please email your application, resume, and cover letter to

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