Library Assistant - Branch & Program Services

Date Posted: 06/09/2022

Department: Library

Compensation: $28,296

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

Under general guidance from the Library Director and direct supervision of the Old Fort Branch Manager, the Branch and Program Services position performs a wide variety of clerical and circulation duties, as well as provides programming and outreach on behalf of the Old Fort Library.


Responsibilities include patron assistance, with considerable emphasis placed on interactions with the public. Serves as the liaison to the Program and Outreach Department including, but not limited to: leading storytimes, assisting with school visits, bookmobile outreach, and assisting with system-wide special events. 


This position is non-exempt under the guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:


Additional examples of duties:



Desirable Training and Experience


Benefited after 90 days
Medical, dental, and life insurance
Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


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