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 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015.
*Please be prepared to present a short story-time if chosen for an interview
POSTING DATE: January 26, 2015
JOB TITLE: Children’s Assistant, Grade 17
LOCATION: Cyrill-Westside Library
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately
SALARY: $2,260 per month minimum
HOURS: 40 hours per week (4 week rotation)
Week 1 & 2: Mon. 9-6; Tues. 12-9; Wed. 9-6; Thurs. 9-6; Fri. 9-6
Week 3: Mon. 9-6; Tues. 12-9; Wed. 9-6; Thurs. 9-6; Fri. Off; Sat. 9-6
Week 4: Sun. 12:40-6; Mon. Off; Tues. 12-9; Wed. 9-6; Thurs. 9-6; Fri. 9-6
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children required.
Responsible for the children’s area in the library including displays, signage and bulletin boards
Communicates library information and makes regular visits to children at local schools
Provides input on the children’s collection to the Director of Children’s Services
Participates in regular youth services 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:
Knowledge and familiarity with children’s literature for birth to 12 years
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Must enjoy working with public of all ages
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience planning and implementing programs for children birth to 12 years
Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment
Experience and ease with current library information technology
Creativity, organizational skills and flexibility (including some schedule changes)
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and associates