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ONLINE APPLICATION NOW CLOSED  —  Public Services Assistant

Thank you for your interest in Russell County Public Library’s part-time Public Services Assistant opening.  The online application is now closed.  We are reviewing the nearly 50 applications we received and will email all applicants in the coming days to update you on the process.

RCPL will repost a general application for employment at the conclusion of this hiring process.  Applications are accepted at anytime and are kept on file for one year from submission date.  In the event of a future opening, all submitted applications will be reviewed first before releasing a call for submissions.

Public Services Assistant – position description

The Russell County Public Library is looking for a part-time Public Services Assistant to join our friendly and helpful front desk team.

Qualifications:  All applicants must be 18 years of age and be able to work a set weekly schedule listed below.  The ideal candidate has a desire to learn and genuinely enjoys interacting with all types of people.  Customer service experience is a plus.

Position Type:  Part-time, 22.5 hours per week, max of 100 hours per month

Start Date:  As early as July 18, 2022

Schedule:  Tuesday OR Wednesday from 9:30 am – 6:00 pm; Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; and one Saturday per month from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Salary:  $10-$13 per hour with starting salary dependent on education and experience

Benefits:  Paid on-the-job training, paid holidays, a set weekly schedule, and a friendly, values-driven workplace environment

Responsibilities:  Providing excellent customer and community service, greeting and assisting all people who enter RCPL at the public services desk, handling materials of all types and using various technologies, instructing patrons on use of library services, promoting library activities

Nondiscrimination Statement:  Russell County Public Library provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Questions?  Please contact Library Director Lindsey Westerfield at or at (270) 343-7323.




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