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 About Jackson Hinds Library System

• About Library System

We provide public library service to urban metropolitan Jackson and Hinds County Mississippi, the state capital. Our goal is to provide quality service through our 15 locations.

• Executive Director & Team

The executive director is chief administrative officer over all fifteen Jackson Hinds Library System locations. Learn more here about our executive director and talented library team that operate it.

• Board of Trustees

Board meetings are usually held at 4:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding June and December. Meetings are usually held in the Ellen Douglas Room, Eudora Welty Library. Meetings open to public.

• Our Policies

The Jackson Hinds Library System has listed all of it's available policies for you to review. If you have any questions then please contact us.

• Community Links

Jackson Hinds Library System provides community links into the greater Jackson, Mississippi area. If you would like to be added then contact us.

• Contact JHLS

Looking to contact a specific Jackson Hinds Library department? Maybe you just want to send us a quick message? Use our online contact form today.

• Friends of the Library

Learn more about the friends of Jackson Hinds Library System.

• Employment Opportunities

View our available employment opportunities and apply online. All available job listings for the Jackson Hinds Library System will be posted here.

• Donate to JHLS

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Employment Opportunities

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• Branch Librarian

Quisenberry Library | Apply online now

A Branch Librarian directly supervises all branch operations and manages library programs by performing the following duties: planning and implementing programs for adults, young adults and children; preparing work schedules; providing reference and information services; planning, preparing, presenting story times, summer reading activities, and special programs for youth; assisting library users in making effective use of library resources; performing other duties as necessary. Must have the ability to work a flexible work schedule within the library's hours of operation (evenings and Saturdays as needed).

A Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association is required--two to three years of related experience with supervisory responsibility and public library experience are preferred; knowledge of library computer software is required.

• Circulation Assistant

Charles W. Tisdale Library | Apply online now

The Jackson-Hinds Library System has immediate opening for a Circulation Assistant. The position is full-time, forty (40) hours per week. Some of the duties include: charging books in and out, data entry, answering telephones, and providing assistance to patrons; performing other duties as necessary. Must have the ability to work a flexible work schedule within the library's hours of operation (some Saturdays and evenings as needed).

A High School Diploma or GED is required. However, some college is desired. This position requires prior comparable work experience and computer skills; ability to effectively work with library patrons and staff; basic knowledge of library use and procedures are preferred; perform other duties as necessary. Work requires standing for extended periods of time, stooping, and bending.

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