Employment

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All available job listings for the Jackson/Hinds Library System will be posted here.

 

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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

Email online application and resume to: fcouncil@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Branch Manager | Ella Bess Austin Library (Terry)

POSITION: BRANCH MANAGER

LOCATION: Ella Bess Austin Library (420 Cunningham St, Terry, MS 39170)

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

Email online application and resume to: fcouncil@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

Branch Manager | Annie T. Jeffers Library (Bolton)

POSITION: BRANCH MANAGER

LOCATION: Ella Bess Austin 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

Email online application and resume to: fcouncil@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

Email online application and resume to: fcouncil@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

Email online application and resume to: fcouncil@jhlibrary.org

Download Application

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