First Regional Library Job Openings
 

Updated July 28, 2015


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

Job Title: Library Assistant (Nonexempt)

Hours: 25 hours per week, including some rotational Saturday work.

Salary and Benefits: $10.00 per hour. Paid monthly. Participation in MS State Retirement and major medical. 

Summary:  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.  Position works at circulation desk, helps patrons of all ages  locate books and other materials, answers information and reference questions using online and print resources, provides assistance in using the library’s public computers and electronic resources, helps patrons use fax and copy machines.

Other Functions: Makes minor repairs to books and other library materials; locates and routes library materials as requested by other branches; sorts and shelves books as needed; may occasionally assist with youth programs; other duties as assigned. 

Typical Working Conditions: Works in temperature controlled public building; but may also work outside for short periods. Position requires full range of motion for repetitive actions which included standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and stretching.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.  Sufficient vision, hearing or other powers of observation are essential to permit the employee to read, sort and shelve library materials and maintain patron and information records. The employee must be able to move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings.  Must be able to push loaded book cart that may weigh between 75 and 125 pounds and lift materials bins weighing approximately 30 pounds.

Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in American English.

May require some travel within First Regional Library system to various branches for meetings and training.

REPORTS TO BRANCH MANAGER

All new hires contingent on a background check.

Applications accepted through 5 pm. August18, 2015

Applications available online or at Front Desk of the library.
For more information about this opening, contact: Laura Beth Walker
 662-234-5751 email:lbwalker@firstregional.org

EOE: minorities/female/disabled/veteran
Date: July 28, 2015


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

Job Title: Library Assistant (Nonexempt)
Hours: 40 hours per week, including some rotational Saturday work.

Salary and Benefits: $10.00 per hour. Paid monthly. Participation in MS State Retirement and major medical. 

Summary:  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.  Position works at circulation desk, helps patrons of all ages  locate books and other materials, answers information and reference questions using online and print resources, provides assistance in using the library’s public computers and electronic resources, helps patrons use fax and copy machines.

Other Functions: Makes minor repairs to books and other library materials; locates and routes library materials as requested by other branches; sorts and shelves books as needed; may occasionally assist with youth programs; other duties as assigned. 

Typical Working Conditions: Works in temperature controlled public building; but may also work outside for short periods. Position requires full range of motion for repetitive actions which included standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and stretching.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.  Sufficient vision, hearing or other powers of observation are essential to permit the employee to read, sort and shelve library materials and maintain patron and information records. The employee must be able to move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings.  Must be able to push loaded book cart that may weigh between 75 and 125 pounds and lift materials bins weighing approximately 30 pounds.

Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in American English.

May require some travel within First Regional Library system to various branches for meetings and training.

REPORTS TO BRANCH MANAGER

All new hires contingent on a background check.

Applications accepted through 5 pm. August18, 2015

Applications available online or at Front Desk of the library.
For more information about this opening, contact: Laura Beth Walker
 662-234-5751 email:lbwalker@firstregional.org

EOE: minorities/female/disabled/veteran
Date: July 28, 2015


FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY
JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Location: Senatobia Public Library
Senatobia, MS

Job Title: Library Assistant (Nonexempt)

Hours: 27 hours per week, including some rotational Saturday work.

Salary and Benefits: $10.00 per hour. Paid monthly. Participation in MS State Retirement and major medical.  

Summary:  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.  Position works at circulation desk, helps patrons of all ages  locate books and other materials, answers information and reference questions using online and print resources, provides assistance in using the library’s public computers and electronic resources, helps patrons use fax and copy machines.

Other Functions: Makes minor repairs to books and other library materials; locates and routes library materials as requested by other branches; sorts and shelves books as needed; may occasionally assist with youth programs; other duties as assigned.  

Typical Working Conditions: Works in temperature controlled public building; but may also work outside for short periods. Position requires full range of motion for repetitive actions which included standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and stretching.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.  Sufficient vision, hearing or other powers of observation are essential to permit the employee to read, sort and shelve library materials and maintain patron and information records. The employee must be able to move, shelve and retrieve library materials from high and low settings.  Must be able to push loaded book cart that may weigh between 75 and 125 pounds and lift materials bins weighing approximately 30 pounds.

Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in American English. May require some travel within First Regional Library system to various branches for meetings and training.

REPORTS TO BRANCH MANAGER
All new hires contingent on a background check.Applications accepted through 5 pm. July 28, 2015
Applications available online or at Front Desk of the library.
For more information about this opening, contact: Laurie Madsen 662-562-6791 email:lmadsen@firstregional.org
EOE: minorities/female/disabled/veteran
Date: July 14, 2015


To download a Print Copy of the LIBRARY ASSISTANT/SHELVER/OTHER application in Microsoft Word, click here.
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