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CURRENT VACANCIES:

In order for your application to be considered complete, please submit the CCPL Employment Application, your resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference. MLS applicants must submit the CCPL Employment Application, your resume, cover letter, three letters of reference and a copy of college transcripts. CCPL does e-verify.

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Please submit all information to:  

Human Resources Manager
Charleston County Public Library
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Fax number: 843-805-6822
Email:  
humanresources@ccpl.org   Current Listings (as of August 11, 2014):  

LIBRARIAN III/LARGE BRANCH MANAGER - COOPER RIVER MEMORIAL LIBRARY:
Full time position. Under the supervision of the Otranto Road Regional Branch Manager, responsibility for the overall operation of a large branch; supervisory responsibilities for staff. Knowledge of modern principles and practices of library services and administration, good knowledge of library materials. Initiates, plans coordinates and delivers programs at the branch and in the community. Ability to exercise leadership and motivate others, to plan and coordinate the work of others, to write concise reports, to analyze community and user needs; to access effectiveness of collection and services. Must have the ability to train and supervise staff; possess initiative and tact; participate on system-wide committees. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities to maintain branch operations in a cluster team environment. Must be computer literate with strong computer skills, particularly using Microsoft Suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technological advancements as they arise. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, stooping and kneeling. REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree with three (3) years post master's professional experience with progressively more responsible experience in a public library; creative approach to branch management with well-developed communication skills; the ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and staff; detail oriented and a team player. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Salary: $43,638.40 - $50,627.20 annually depending on qualifications. Pay Grade 07EX. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - CIRCULATION SERVICES - {TWO (2) VACANCIES} - (1) DORCHESTER REGIONAL; (1) WEST ASHLEY: Full time entry level positions. Perform routine library functions under professional supervision. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Basic clerical and general office work. Must be computer literate in various computer software - Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Must be detailed oriented and flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/departmental operations. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. May also be required to shelve library materials, must be able to lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and/or push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, kneeling and stooping. Evening and weekend work included. Other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate; possess the ability to get along well with others and the ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. Salary: $20,113.60 - $23,275.20 annually depending on qualifications. Pay Grade 04NE. Closing date: August 22, 2014.

P/T LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - CIRCULATION SERVICES - ST. ANDREWS REGIONAL:
Part time entry level position - twenty (20) hours per week. Perform routine circulation desk duties under professional supervision; carries out procedures set by supervisory staff; help patrons locate materials. Basic clerical and general office work. Must be computer literate in various computer software - Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch/departmental operations. Shelving library materials may also be required. Ability to get along well with others, ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff. Prior library experience helpful but not necessary. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work included. Must be able to lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and/or push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. A valid South Carolina driver's license with a safe driving record. REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate; possess the ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with the general public and library staff. Salary: $9.67 - $11.19 per hour depending on qualifications. Pay Grade 04NE. Closing date: August 22, 2014.

LIBRARY PAGES - {FIVE (5) VACANCIES} - (2) CHILDREN'S/MAIN; (1) DORCHESTER REGIONAL; (1) JAMES ISLAND; (1) JOHN'S ISLAND REGIONAL: The duties of these positions include but are not limited to shelving library materials; basic maintenance of the collection and premises. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, bending, stooping and kneeling. Must be able to lift book crates weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds and push book carts weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds. Weekend work included. MINIMUM AGE IS SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OLD. Salary: $7.40 per hour - fifteen (15) hours per week. Closing date: August 22, 2014. 

Internal candidates who are interested in any of the above listed position va
cancies should submit an in-house application which can be found on the Staff Intranet or from the Human Resources Office.  NOTE:  Candidates selected for interviews needing disability related accommodations should request them prior to the interview. 

CCPL MAY CHANGE ASSIGNED WORK LOCATION AND SCHEDULE OF ANY JOB, DEPENDENT UPON NEEDS OF THE SYSTEM.

ALL VACANCIES ARE POSTED BOTH INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY SIMULTANEOUSLY.  Visit our web site at www.ccpl.org. CCPL does e-verify.