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.
LOCATION: Reference Services, Headquarters
DATE AVAILABLE: October 1, 2015
SALARY: $1,346 minimum monthly
HOURS: 25 hours per week:
Week 1: Mon 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Wed 12:15 pm – 9:15 pm, Thu 8:30 am – 1:00 pm; Sat 8:45 am – 6:15 pmWeek 2: Sun 12:55-pm - 6:15 pm, Wed 12:15 pm – 9:15 pm, Thu 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Fri 12:30 - 5:30 pm
Week 3: Mon 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Tue 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wed 12:45 pm – 9:15 pm, Fri 1:00pm – 7:30 pm
Week 4: Mon 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Tue 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wed 12:45 pm – 9:15 pm, Fri 1:00pm – 7:30 pm
Bachelor’s degree required
Assists patrons by responding to questions, researching topics, and instructing patrons in the effective use of library resources and equipment.
Responds to patron inquiries in person, by telephone, or by computer
Assists patrons with computer use including the Internet and Office Applications
Maintains different types of collections (shelf-maintenance and filing).
Creates pathfinders and other visual aids on various subjects.
Teaches research and computer classes for the public.Enforces library rules and regulations.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Strong commitment to delivery of excellent customer service.
Ability to assist patrons with conducting research, print and electronic.
Extensive experience with print and electronic research.
Ability to teach computer and research classes to the public.
Comprehensive knowledge of needs and current interests of library patrons.
Must enjoy working with the public of all ages.
Experience and proficiency with current library technology, including Internet, research databases, productivity software, and communications applications.
Knowledge of public library principles, procedures, materials and practices.
Solid organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work closely with others or alone.Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED
POSTING DATE: August 13, 2015
JOB TITLE: Children’s Assistant, Grade 16
LOCATION: Children’s Services, Headquarters
DATE AVAILABLE: September 1, 2015
SALARY: $1076 per month minimum
HOURS: 20 hours per week:
Monday, Tuesday and Friday 5:15-9:15pm; Wednesday and Thursday 8:45am-12:45pm. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children required.
Assist patrons of all ages with information requests, readers’ advisory questions, computers, and self-checkout.
Plan and implement in house programs for children – infants through tweens.
Plan and implement outreach programs for children – infants through tweens.
Select and checkout/check-in books for daycare centers.
Help maintain the collection by assisting with weeding, shelf maintenance and shelving when needed.
Enforce Library rules and regulations.
Monitor and maintain interactive play areas.
Create bibliographies, reading lists and displays.
Other duties as needed.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: