• Branch Librarian
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
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.