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Branch Manager | Annie T. Jeffers Library (Bolton)

POSITION: BRANCH MANAGER

LOCATION: Annie T. Jeffers Library (111 Madison St, Bolton, MS 39041)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

Public library experience is preferred. The Branch Manager must have the ability to organize and implement library functions, express ideas clearly through both written and oral communication, have basic computer knowledge, be able to work well with the public and possess good customer service behaviors, which include knowledge of the community served.

DUTIES: The Branch Manager will supervise all branch operations; plan and implement programs for adults, young adults, and children’s services, and other regular library staff duties; supervise and prepare work schedules for all employees; provide reference and information services including accessing online data services; plan, prepare and present story times, summer reading activities and special programs for youth; assist library users in making effective use of library resources; maintain good public relations between the branch and the local community; responsible for the selection of branch material; perform other related duties as necessary.

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation.

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan.

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

**This position will be open until it is filled.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Branch Manager | Evelyn T. Majure Library (Utica)

POSITION: BRANCH MANAGER

LOCATION: Evelyn T. Majure Library (217 West Main Street, Utica, MS 39175)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

Public library experience is preferred. The Branch Manager must have the ability to organize and implement library functions, express ideas clearly through both written and oral communication, have basic computer knowledge, and be able to work well with the public and possess good customer service behaviors, which include a knowledge of the community served.

DUTIES: The Branch Manager will supervise all branch operations; plan and implement programs for adults, young adults and children’s services, and other regular library staff duties; supervise and prepare work schedules for all employees; provide reference and information services including accessing online data services; plan, prepare and present story times, summer reading activities and special programs for youth; assist library users in making effective use of library resources; maintain good public relations between the branch and the local community; responsible for the selection of branch material; perform other related duties as necessary.

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation.

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan.

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

**This position will be open until it is filled.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Youth Services Assistant | Margaret Walker Alexander Library

POSITION: Youth Services Assistant

LOCATION: Margaret Walker Alexander Library (2525 Robinson Street, Jackson, MS 39209)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a Related Field is required 

Public library experience is preferred. Experience with desktop publishing software and excellent customer service skills; knowledge of children’s literature; prior experience working with children. Must have good writing skills; be artistic, creative, innovative, outgoing, and enthusiastic. General knowledge of library use and procedures; children’s activities and programming preferred.  

DUTIES: Youth Services Assistants are responsible for developing and implementing programs for children and young adults.  They are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with schools and other organizations working with our community’s children. 

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation. 

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan. 

AVAILABILITY: Immediate 

**This position will be open until it is filled 

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Download Application

Youth Services Assistant | Medgar Evers Library

POSITION: Youth Services Assistant

LOCATION: Medgar Evers Library (4215 Medgar Evers Blvd, Jackson, MS 39213)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a Related Field is required 

Public library experience is preferred. Experience with desktop publishing software and excellent customer service skills; knowledge of children’s literature; prior experience working with children. Must have good writing skills; be artistic, creative, innovative, outgoing, and enthusiastic. General knowledge of library use and procedures; children’s activities and programming preferred.  

DUTIES: Youth Services Assistants are responsible for developing and implementing programs for children and young adults.  They are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with schools and other organizations working with our community’s children. 

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation. 

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan. 

AVAILABILITY: Immediate 

**This position will be open until it is filled 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Youth Services Assistant | Quisenberry Library

POSITION: Youth Services Assistant

LOCATION: Quisenberry Library (605 E Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a Related Field is required 

Public library experience is preferred. Experience with desktop publishing software and excellent customer service skills; knowledge of children’s literature; prior experience working with children. Must have good writing skills; be artistic, creative, innovative, outgoing, and enthusiastic. General knowledge of library use and procedures; children’s activities and programming preferred.  

DUTIES: Youth Services Assistants are responsible for developing and implementing programs for children and young adults.  They are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with schools and other organizations working with our community’s children. 

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation. 

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan. 

AVAILABILITY: Immediate 

**This position will be open until it is filled 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Youth Services Assistant | Willie Morris Library

POSITION: Youth Services Assistant

LOCATION: Willie Morris Library (4912 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS 39211)

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or a Related Field is required 

Public library experience is preferred. Experience with desktop publishing software and excellent customer service skills; knowledge of children’s literature; prior experience working with children. Must have good writing skills; be artistic, creative, innovative, outgoing, and enthusiastic. General knowledge of library use and procedures; children’s activities and programming preferred.  

DUTIES: Youth Services Assistants are responsible for developing and implementing programs for children and young adults.  They are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with schools and other organizations working with our community’s children. 

HOURS: 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation. 

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan. 

AVAILABILITY: Immediate 

**This position will be open until it is filled 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Circulation Assistant | Medgar Evers Library

POSITION: CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

LOCATION: Medgar Evers Library (4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39213)

REPORTS TO: Branch Librarian

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED (Some College Desired)

Position requires prior comparable work experience and computer skills; ability to effectively work with library patrons and staff; basic knowledge of library use and procedures preferred.  Work requires standing for extended periods of time, stooping, and bending.

DUTIES: Work involves responsibility for routine circulation and clerical functions using automated circulation system.  Performs branch circulation duties including charging books in and out, data inputting, and answering telephones; providing assistance to patrons with routine informational services.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Branch Manager.

HOURS: Scheduled within the library’s hours of operation.                    

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan.

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

**This position will be open until it is filled.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Circulation Assistant | Fannie Lou Hamer Library

POSITION: CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

LOCATION:  Fannie Lou Hamer Library (3450 Albermarle Road, Jackson, MS 39213)

REPORTS TO: Branch Manager

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED (Some College Desired)

Position requires prior comparable work experience and computer skills; ability to effectively work with library patrons and staff; basic knowledge of library use and procedures preferred.  Work requires standing for extended periods of time, stooping, and bending.

DUTIES: Work involves responsibility for routine circulation and clerical functions using automated circulation system.  Performs branch circulation duties including charging books in and out, data inputting, and answering telephones; providing assistance to patrons with routine informational services.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Branch Manager.

HOURS: Scheduled within the library’s hours of operation.                    

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance; State of Mississippi retirement plan.

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

**This position will be open until it is filled.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please email your application and resume to hr@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

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