Richland Library - Columbia, SC3.5

Richland Library is seeking to hire a Children's Room Associate at Main.

The individual we are seeking is energetic, creative, and outgoing, with a positive attitude. He/She loves to meet and engage with children and their families; and is ready to become knowledgeable and passionate about children’s literature. The Children’s Room Associate is proactive, a fast learner, and has excellent technology skills.

If you feel like you are the right person for this position, we encourage you to apply!

Sample Duties:
Assisting customers in finding and using library materials effectively.
Developing and actively utilizing ability to make recommendations of books to children, parents, and teachers.
Assisting customers using automated systems, such as MS Office suite software products.
Assisting with the preparation for programs, activities, and events.
Assisting in supervising Junior and Teen Volunteers.
Assisting with preparing carts of books to be shelved.
Pulling automated and telephone requests.
Preparing and maintaining craft tables, including all supplies.
Assisting with general maintenance of the Children’s Room.
Shifting collection and arranging books.
May be shelving materials.
Assisting Children and Teen Services Manager with special projects, as needed.
Performing other associated duties as required or assigned.

Two years of academic training past high school (or equivalent of 4 semesters of college credit).
Training or experience in early childhood development desirable.
Specific technical training where needed to perform tasks.
Keyboarding skills.

Location, Salary & Hours:
Where: Children’s Room 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Salary range: $13.00 per hour
Hours: 28.0 hours per week: Monday – Thursday 9:00 am–3:30 pm; every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
Job Classification Level: 104
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

  • Richland Library may change location and schedule of any Library job.
**Parking, if needed, is at employee’s expense.

Deadline: January 26, 2019.
Applications for Richland Library jobs must be completed online and submitted by 11:59 PM on the posted closing date.

You may attach resume/cover letter to your online application, if you wish. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

Why Richland Library?
Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a great variety of literary and cultural programs and 12 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customized, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.

Richland Library is an award-winning, forward-thinking public library system because of our exceptional, diverse staff, who are passionate about serving our community. Be a part of our team and help us to continue to fulfill our mission to help our customers learn, create and share.

We are guided by our shared Vision: “to enhance the quality of life for our entire community”; and by strategic objectives including advancing our community, having an engaged staff who make a significant positive difference, and enhancing the experience and outcomes of customers who interact with Richland Library.