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 III
(Full-Time Reference Assistant)

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.  Provides readers’ advisory and reference services.  Assists patrons in locating materials, using the library’s online catalog, and requesting materials.  Assists patrons with using the Internet, eReaders, and electronic resources.  Answers a variety of reference questions utilizing the library’s print and digital collections.  Assists in planning, promoting, and implementing programs for adults and seniors.  Assists with collection development and creates brochures, bibliographies, and display on library resources.  Performs intermediate troubleshooting of library equipment.  Cross-trains to assist in other departments.  Job requires lifting, bending, stooping, pushing, and standing for long periods of time.  

Work Schedule:  40 hours per week, including 1-2 nights per week and 1-2 weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) per month.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of experience in library work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Excellent computer skills required.

Starting Salary: $11.50 per hour, Includes holiday pay.  Sick and vacation leave accrual after a 4 month probationary period.  Position is eligible for health insurance and the NC retirement system.

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

To apply, please submit a cover letter, application,
and list of references by Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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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