Employment

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All available job listings for the Jackson/Hinds Library System will be posted here.

 

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To be considered for this position, you MUST attach a resume with your completed application.

Contingent job offers are based on the results of pre-employment screenings.


Once you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if we would like to discuss your application. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to personally respond to all applications.

Branch Manager
The Jackson Hinds Library System is accepting applications for a Branch Manager to oversee the execution of library branch operations and build a strong community bond with library stakeholders. For more information, please email hr@jhlibrary.org.
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Professional Assistant |Multiple Locations

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager/Branch Librarian, the professional assistant aids in overseeing the day-to-day operations of a public library branch. This includes:

  • Participating in the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the branch’s services and programs
  • Assisting patrons in use of library services in accordance with established library policies and procedures.
  • Aid in the circulation of materials such as charging and discharging library materials
  • Engages in community outreach activities in relation to the needs of the community

In the absence of the Branch Manager/Branch Librarian, the professional assistant assumes general management responsibilities for the branch.

Hours

This is a full-time (40 hours weekly) position. The scheduled is based on the operational needs of the branch within the library’s hours of operation.

Salary and Benefits

The salary is $30,000 annually with a full benefits package that includes health and life insurance, vision and dental insurance, and membership in the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System.

About the Jackson Hinds Library System

The Jackson Hinds Library System is one of the largest systems in the state of Mississippi. Governed by a 14 member Administrative Board appointed by city and county officials, its 14 full-service branches provide the 222,679 citizens of Hinds County with quality services and engaging community resources.

The Jackson Hinds Library System is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE SEND VIA EMAIL A COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION AND RESUME TO hr@jhlibrary.org

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Circulation Assistant |Multiple Locations

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, a Circulation Assistant provides customer service to patrons and performs procedures related to the circulation of materials. This includes but is not limited to: 

charging and discharging library materials to patrons using the Library System’s automated circulation system 

  • assisting patrons with using the computers, copier, and fax machine 
  •  placing materials on hold 
  •  helping patrons find the information they seek 
  • explaining and implementing library policies and procedures 

Additional duties may include aiding with community outreach and promoting library programs. 

Hours

This is a full-time (40 hours weekly) position scheduled based on the operational needs of the branch and library system. 

Salary and Benefits

 The salary is $26,000 annually with a full benefits package that includes health and life insurance, vision and dental insurance, and membership in the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System. 

About the Jackson Hinds Library System 

The Jackson Hinds Library System is one of the largest systems in the state of Mississippi. Governed by a 14 member Administrative Board appointed by city and county officials, its 14 full-service branches provide the 222,679 citizens of Hinds County with quality services and engaging community resources. 

The Jackson Hinds Library System is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE SEND VIA EMAIL A COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION AND RESUME TO hr@jhlibrary.org.

Click here for application.

Shelver |Multiple Locations

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Branch Manager, a shelver places books and other library materials in their rightful place. The shelving process includes: 

  • Sorting the materials by call number on the carts prior to placing them on the shelves. 
  •  Checking each item in a particular section to ensure it is in call number order. 
  •  Straightening and leveling materials by pulling each item to the edge of the shelf in a straight line.

Additional duties may include answering the phone, assisting patrons with finding materials, and light clerical duties at the circulation desk. 

Hours

This is a part-time position and hours are scheduled based on the operational needs of the branch. Biweekly hours are not to exceed 34 within the hours of operation of the Jackson Hinds Library System 

Salary 

 $11.00 hourly 

About the Jackson Hinds Library System

The Jackson Hinds Library System is one of the largest systems in the state of Mississippi. Governed by a 14 member Administrative Board appointed by city and county officials, its 14 full-service branches provide the 222,679 citizens of Hinds County with quality services and engaging community resources.

The Jackson Hinds Library System is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE SEND VIA EMAIL A COMPLETED AND SIGNED APPLICATION AND RESUME TO hr@jhlibrary.org.

Click here for application. 

Driver
The Jackson Hinds Library System is accepting applications for a Driver to drive the bookmobile daily to scheduled locations and provide day-to-day assistance in managing services for our new mobile library services program.  For more information, please email hr@jhlibrary.org.
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  • Reading Cloud Adventures/Arts & Crafts at Margaret Walker Alexander Library every 2nd & 4th Tuesday starting at 10:15 a.m.
  • Senior Citizen Arts and Crafts Class at Annie T. Jeffers Library (Bolton) every last Monday each month at 10:00 a.m.
  • Adult Day Out at the Library at Ella Bess Austin Library every 2nd Tues & Thurs each month at 10:00 a.m.
  • Everything S.T.E.A.M at Medgar Evers Library every Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • Fantastic Friday Story Time at Medgar Evers Library every Friday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Read, Rock n' Rhyme Story Time at Medgar Evers Library every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • One on one Computer Skill Enhancement at Medgar Evers Library every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
  • After School Homework Help at Ella Bess. Austin Library from Mon - Thurs at 4:15 p.m.
  • Tech Drop-In Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Tues & Thurs at 10:00 a.m.
  • S.T.R.E.A.M Saturdays at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Lego Robotics at Evelyn Taylor Library (Utica) every 2nd and 4th at
  • Adult Bingo! at Quisenberry Library every 2nd and 4th Monday
  • Reading Buddies & Homework Help at Quisenberry Library every Tues, Wed, and Thurs.
  • Homework Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Monday and Thursday

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