New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

Job Openings

The New Bern-Craven County Public Library
is now accepting applications for a:

Library Assistant I
Part-Time Circulation Assistant
(2 positions available)

Seeking a dynamic individual with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; ability to work well with a diverse public and have strong customer service skills; ability to use a variety of technologies including computers, cash register, copier, & eReaders; accuracy and attention to detail with a high level of productivity are required.

Duties: Acknowledges each library patron with a pleasant greeting and promotes the library’s collection and services in a friendly and helpful manner.  Assists patrons in locating materials, using the library’s online catalog, and requesting materials.  Efficiently checks materials in and out for patrons.  Empties the outdoor book & media drop box on a regular basis as assigned.  Accurately sorts and shelves materials, shelf-reads, and shifts items as needed.   Registers new patrons and updates patron records according to library policy.  Addresses account issues concerning fines and fees. Cross-trains to assist in other departments.  Job requires lifting, bending, stooping, pushing, and standing for long periods of time.

Work Schedule:  Rotating schedule of approximately 20 hours per week, including 2-3 nights per week and 1-2 weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) per month.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED or have an equivalent combination of experience and training.  An additional Associate Degree in Liberal Arts or Library Technical Services is preferred.  Computer skills for this position are essential.  Experience in library work or a working knowledge of library science is desirable.

Starting Salary: $9.60 per hour    Includes holiday pay.  Sick and vacation leave accrual after a 4 month probationary period.  Position is eligible for the NC Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System.

Position Available: Immediately

Applications can be picked up at the Library or printed from the Library’s website.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, application, and list of three references by Saturday, January 21, 2017 to:

New Bern-Craven County Public Library
Attn: Librarian
400 Johnson Street
New Bern, NC 28560


Job application, pdf
Job application, Word doc

(Word version may be filled in and saved to your computer.)

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