The Library accepts applications for available positions only. An individual must complete an official Spartanburg County Public Library Application Form in order to be considered an applicant for employment.
NOTE: A resume CANNOT be used as a substitute for an employment form or work history but may be attached as additional information.
Applicants who do not meet the availability and minimum education and experience requirements indicated in the job posting or do not have the ability to perform the essential functions for the position, with or without accommodation, will not be considered for employment.
are evaluated by the supervisors and the Human Resource Manager after the
date listed on the job posting. A few candidates are selected and contacted for an interview.
Note: We unfortunately cannot contact and interview everyone who applies. If you have not heard from us within thirty days you may assume that the position has been offered to a candidate whose qualifications were best suited for the position.
Call our Jobline at 864-285-9190 for job openings and updates on job positions.
Job Applications can be submitted in the following ways:
1. Mail your completed form to:
Spartanburg County Public Libraries
Attn: Human Resources
151 S Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
2. Fax to 864-596-3518
3. Deliver application to the
library location nearest to you
during operating hours.
NOTE: We do not provide interviews on-site or by telephone requests.
NOTE: The library does not accept applications via email
at this time.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016.
POSTING DATE: June 17, 2016
JOB TITLE: Reader’s Advisory/AV Assistant, Grade 16
SALARY: $1,346 per month minimum
DATE AVAILABLE: August 1, 2016
HOURS: 25 hours per week:
Week 1: Sun 1:15-6:15, Tues 4:15-9:15, Wed 12:45-5:15, Thurs 12:15-9:15
Week 2: Mon 8:45-5:45, Tues 1:15-9:15, Wed 12:15-5:15, Sat 11:45-4:45
Week 3: Tues 4:15-9:15, Wed 12:15-5:15, Thurs 1:15-9:15, Fri 8:45-5:45
Week 4: Tues 4:15-9:15, Wed 12:45-5:15, Thurs 1:15-9:15, Sat 8:45-6:15
Note: Flexibility required for schedule changes.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required.
Creates and facilitates innovative programming for adults
Assists public by providing reader’s advisory services for adults as well as multimedia recommendations for all ages
Assists public and staff with audio-visual equipment set-up and troubleshooting
Assists public with downloading apps, audio and e-books to personal e-readers and other digital devices
Facilitates check outs of AV items via workstation and self-check machines
Creates written reviews and recommendations for library publications and website
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Ability to lead various programs or classes, including but not limited to book and film discussions and digital device tutorials
Ability to create new, exciting or dynamic programming opportunities for adults
Ability to write engaging and creative reviews for library publicity and online content
Working knowledge of AV equipment and troubleshooting equipment
Working knowledge of adult literature including a variety of genres
Working knowledge of a variety of multimedia materials and formats including dvd, cd, audiobooks, playaways, video games, apps and other downloadable materials
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint
Proficiency using Internet resources and assisting others in Internet searching
Good working knowledge of social networking sites, popular culture and technology trends
Experience using a variety of handheld technologies and adaptable to their changes
Ability to collaborate as a team or work independently
Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working with public of all ages
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016.
POSTING DATE: June 15, 2016
JOB TITLE: Teen and Tween Assistant, Grade 17
LOCATION: Inman Library
SALARY: $1978 minimum a month
HOURS: 35 hours per week
Mon. 9:30-4:30, Tue. 1-8, Wed. 9:30-6, Thur. 9:30-6, Fri. 9:30-5, every 4th Sat 9:30-4
May be asked to work other times to substitute for other staff
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required
Plans, promotes and presents programs for teens, tweens and homeschoolers, including games, crafts and movies Responsible for the teen and tween area in the library including displays, signage and bulletin boards
Communicates library information and makes regular visits to teens and tweens at local schools
Provides input on the teen and tween collection to the Youth Selector
Participates in regular teen and tween committee meetings, online discussions and book reviews
Assists public with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, and computers
Assists with all circulation duties
Assumes responsibility of building and staff in supervisor’s absence
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Ability to develop, schedule, promote and implement age-appropriate and interesting programs for teens ages 12-18 and tweens ages 10-11
Must genuinely enjoy working with a diverse teen and tween population and be able to interact with teens and tweens in a positive and constructive manner; must be comfortable enforcing rules
Must enjoy working with the public of all ages
Must enjoy reading from all genres but especially teen and tween literatur
Comfortable and proficient using technology (specifically Internet, Microsoft Office, social networking and video game systems)
Experience working with & communicating with teens and tweens in groups
Ability to take direction and to work independently and in a team environment
Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize
Enjoy public speaking
Solid organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Must be comfortable in a supervisory role
Must exhibit creativity and take initiative
Ability to push heavy carts and lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
DATE AVAILABLE: November 1, 2015
SALARY: $38,000 per year minimum
HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8am-5pm and participation in 24/7 on-call support rotation schedule
Associate/Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 5 years of experience managing a Servers and related hardware in a Microsoft environment.
Responsible for installing, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting, upgrading, planning the server infrastructure for the Library. Servers to include storage, printing, email, application servers, active directory, webservers, DNS.
Monitor, Maintain, troubleshoot current backup strategy and appropriate logs and make recommendations on improvements.
Participate in incident resolution, problem management, on call support rotation, and end user support as needed.
Help develop, document, communicate operating procedures and help deliver training to end users.
Gather information related to staff use of computers and use the information to make improvements.
Help maintain inventory of computer equipment and licensing of Library software.
Remain aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action. Performs related tasks as required
Act as backup support for Desktop Administrator;
Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
Strong understanding of Microsoft Server Operating Systems and services including Active Directory (Multi-site), Microsoft Exchange, DHCP, DNS, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft SharePoint, Symantec Backup Exec, McAfee E-Policy Orchestrator, Certificate Services, IIS, Group Policy, PowerShell.
Related IT industry recognized certifications (A+, Server+, MCP, CompTIA) a plus
Experience with Server Virtualization platforms (Hyper-V, VMware, Citrix) a plus
Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
Monitor operation of servers on a daily basis and make recommendations on areas of improvements;
Monitor security of servers and report problems to SC-ISAC task force;
Manage and maintain Polaris Integrated Library System and Comprise SAM server software;
Document server configurations and practices