Employment

View our available employment opportunities and apply online. All available job listings for the Jackson Hinds Library System will be posted here.

Click on a job position to read the description and apply.
To be considered for this position, you MUST attach a resume.
Contingent job offers are based on the results of pre-employment screenings.


Once you apply, we will review your qualifications and contact you if we would like to discuss your application. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to personally respond to all applications.

Circulation Assistant | Evelyn Taylor Majure Library of Utica

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, assists patrons and performs procedures related to the circulation of materials. Must exhibit professionalism and display exceptional customer service to patrons at the service desk and over the phone.

Essential duties include: answering inquires pertaining to bibliographic materials or computer data systems, collecting fees and fines, discharging library materials, registering library users, renewing items, reserving library materials, and/or routing patrons plus other telephone calls to appropriate destinations and shelving.

Occasionally required to bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, sit, stand and stoop for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds. Performs other duties as assigned by Branch Manager.

A high school diploma or GED is required. Some college and previous library experience preferred.

Must be available and present to work full-time, 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday including evenings and Saturday as scheduled during the library’s hours of operation.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes health, life, dental, vision, short-term disability and a retirement pension plan.

To be considered for this position, you MUST attach a resume.

Contingent job offers are based on the results of he pre-employment screenings.

Apply Online Now

Circulation Assistant/Professional Assistant | Eudora Welty Library

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, assists patrons and performs procedures related to the circulation of materials. Must exhibit professionalism and display exceptional customer service to patrons at the service desk and over the phone.

Essential duties include: answering inquires pertaining to bibliographic materials or computer data systems, collecting fees and fines, discharging library materials, registering library users, renewing items, reserving library materials, and/or routing patrons plus other telephone calls to appropriate destinations and shelving.

Occasionally required to bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, sit, stand and stoop for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds. Performs other duties as assigned by Branch Manager.

A high school diploma or GED is required. Some college and previous library experience preferred.

Must be available and present to work full-time, 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday including evenings and Saturday as scheduled during the library’s hours of operation.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes health, life, dental, vision, short-term disability and a retirement pension plan.

To be considered for this position, you MUST attach a resume.

Contingent job offers are based on the results of he pre-employment screenings.

Apply Online Now

Shelver | Lois A. Flagg Library of Edwards

JHLS has an immediate opening for a Shelver. This position is part-time (up to 17 hours per week).

Under the supervision of the Branch Manager, a Shelver shelves library materials; assists patrons with simple directional questions; performs other duties as necessary.

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Shelver | Ella Bess Austin Library of Terry

JHLS has an immediate opening for a Shelver. This position is part-time (up to 17 hours per week).

Under the supervision of the Branch Manager, a Shelver shelves library materials; assists patrons with simple directional questions; performs other duties as necessary.

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Youth Services Assistant | Medgar Evers Library

A Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education or a related field is required. 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. Perform other duties as assigned.

Work requires standing, stooping, and bending for extended periods of time and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis.

The successful candidate will work 40 hours per week, scheduled within the library’s hours of operation.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes health, life, dental, vision, short-term disability and a retirement pension plan.

Apply Online Now

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