Henderson County Public Library

Library Employment

Children's Services Associate

Description

The Henderson County Public Library seeks a motivated, creative, synergistic, and friendly candidate for the position of Children's Services Associate. This person will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Children's Department, offer a fresh perspective and assist with programming ideas that are adaptable to current and emerging needs and interests of youth ages, birth to 12. This role also includes assisting in the task of collection development and occasional community outreach opportunities. The successful candidate will have a passion for people, especially children and families. They will possess a spirit of compassion, enthusiasm, and have excellent organizational and social skills. This position is 40 hours per week and requires days, nights and a weekend rotation. This position also interacts extensively with the public and other staff members.

To apply for this position, please review the complete job description and submit a cover letter and resume to our HR manager, Tammy DeKemper (tdekemper@hcpl.org). In your cover letter, please explain how your education and/or experience makes you the best candidate for the position.

Starting salary-$17.00 per hour


Marketing and Communications Specialist

Description

The Henderson County Public Library seeks an experienced, strategic, collaborative marketing and communications specialist to join our team. The successful candidate will have a track record in marketing and communications strategy development, outstanding planning and project leadership skills, the ability to foster a collaborative and inclusive working environment, and vision that encourages innovative thinking to help build a library that works for all. This roles includes marketing, public relations, media relations, advertising, digital strategy, and internal communications. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven, public service environment with direct community impact.

To apply for this position, please review the complete job description and submit a cover letter and resume to our HR manager, Tammy DeKemper (tdekemper@hcpl.org). In your cover letter, please explain how your education and/or experience makes you the best candidate for the position.

Starting salary-$19.33 per hour


Library Assistant

The Henderson County Public Library seeks an energetic, motivated individual who is interested in joining its team. Primary responsibilities include providing prompt and friendly service to the public at the circulation desk and handling the constant flow of material returned to the library.

Under the supervision of the Circulation Manager or his/her designee, the Library Assistant registers patrons and assists customers with locating material, answers reference questions, reserves material, and helps customers with assorted computer related issues. Applicant must be able to communicate effectively, follow written and oral instructions, and follow ALA principles and guidelines as they pertain to censorship and confidentiality. Must be able to operate standard office equipment, lift and carry books up to 10-20 pounds on a regular basis, move heavy book trucks, stoop, bend and walk to assist customers with finding library material.

Excellent customer service skills and computer experience required, including working knowledge of Internet. Must be at least 16 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Public library experience strongly preferred. Applicant must be able to work 10-20 hours a week on days, evenings, and weekends. Please review the full job description in PDF format.

Please submit your completed application to our HR manager, Tammy DeKemper (tdekemper@hcpl.org).


Resumes and applications are kept on file for 6 months.
The Library is an equal opportunity employer.


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