First Regional Library Job Openings
 

Updated May 5, 2015
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JOB VACANCY NOTICE
FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY
BRANCH MANAGER / LIBRARIAN – BATESVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Batesville, Mississippi

Job Title:   Branch Librarian/ Branch Manager

Salary, etc.  40 hours per week. $35,000-$43,000. Major medical and participation in State retirement system.  Other benefits available. One year probation.

Job Duties: Manages branch library in Batesville, Mississippi with 5.5 FTEs, including one Youth Specialist. Responsibilities include but not limited to:  Schedule staff and volunteers; oversee development of all programming activities including those for youth; community outreach to all ages; selection and purchase of library books, DVDs, etc.; assist groups and individuals in using the library; promote library services to the public and speak to groups on behalf of library; maintain library statistics and reports; participate in professional development activities; maintain good relationships with county and city officials, Friends of the Library, area civic clubs and other groups.

Education & experience:  Bachelor’s Degree required.  Demonstrated supervisory and management experience required. Work history of providing superior customer service required. Experience working with computers and Internet searching required.  MLS in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university desirable.  Professional library experience desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong management skills. Superior verbal and written communication skills.  Excellent customer service skills. Ability to use Microsoft and Google apps as well as social media. Public speaking skills required. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Proven skills at building collaborative relationships. Ability to travel within First Regional Library system. Ability to provide youth and teen programming helpful.

Send email with attached resume and cover letter to the First Regional Library Business Office at nanderson@firstregional.org . Position is open until filled.
05/04/2015
EOE


FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY
JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Location:   Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

Library Assistant – 40 hours per week, including some rotational weekend work.    This is a public services position that requires excellent communication skills.  The library serves people of all ages.  We cooperate closely with local childcare centers and schools so many interactions are with youth. 

Requirements - High School Graduate (diploma) or earned GED (certificate) minimum.  Some college preferred.  Successful customer experience preferred.  Experience using computers and the internet preferred.  Experience in working with youth helpful.  Knowledge of books and current events helpful. 

Salary and Benefits - $10.00 per hour, paid monthly.  Participation in MS Retirement plus major medical.

Job Duties –Checking out and receiving library materials using the Library’s computerized circulation system; locating books and other materials for patrons of all ages; registering patrons for library cards, assisting patrons of all ages in using the library’s public computers and  all electronic resources, help answering questions using the Internet, MAGNOLIA online databases and/or other sources; making minor repairs to books and other library materials; locating and routing library materials as requested by other branches; sorting and shelving books as needed; may occasionally assist with youth programs; other duties as assigned. 

For more information about this opening,
Applications available online or in the library.
contact:  Laura Beth Walker
Phone:  662-234-5751, email:  lbwalker@firstregional.org
Position open till filled.

EOE
Date: April 28, 2015


 

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