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To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.

POSTING DATE: February 23, 2023
JOB TITLE: Assistant Branch Librarian, Grade 24
LOCATION: Cyrill-Westside Library
DATE AVAILABLE: June 1, 2023
SALARY: $43,375 per year (Includes generous benefit package)

HOURS: 40 hours per week

Week A: Sun OFF, Mon, Tues, Wed 8-5, Thurs 12-9, Fri OFF, Sat 9-6

Week B: Sun 12:40-6, Mon OFF, Tues, Wed. 8-5, Thurs 12-9, Fri 8-5, Sat OFF

Week C: Sun OFF, Mon, Tues, Wed 8-5, Thurs 12-9, Fri 8-5, Sat OFF

Week D: Sun OFF, Mon, Tues, Wed 8-5, Thurs 12-9, Fri 8-5, Sat OFF

(Note: Must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes may be asked to work other times as needed).


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master's of Library and Information Science Accredited By The American Library Association with a minimum of three years’ experience in a public library preferred and a minimum of two years proven supervisory experience. Must complete pre-employment testing.

  • Supports the Branch Librarian, communicating major changes, questions, and issues, assisting with staff scheduling, and serving as acting supervisor in the absence of the Branch Librarian.  
  • Plans, promotes and presents a variety of programming, occasionally seeking grants for local programming. 
  • Manages the branch pages and regularly meets with them to coordinate their training, guide their work, and evaluate their performance. 
  • Assists the Branch Librarian in maintaining the programming budget for the branch, including the maintenance of Friends of the Library funds. 
  • Collects and analyzes program statistics and reports findings to supervisor. 
  • Assists the Branch Librarian in setting standards for the branch to provide superior customer service to patrons of all ages. 
  • Assists in overseeing branch building operations, including communication with the Facilities Department regarding maintenance, janitorial services, and groundskeeping. 
  • Assists the Branch Librarian with the local Friends of the Library and other community agencies, as well as fostering new partnerships in the community. 

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school  
  • Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and practices 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of library collections for all ages 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Proficient with technology  
  • Ability to establish deadlines, monitor progress, and work well with a team  
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills  
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries or community outreach  

The library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Drug Testing is a part of the library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

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