Part-time employee for the Munford Library

The Munford Tipton County Memorial Public Library is currently looking for a part-time employee.  If you are interested in the position and are willing to meet the qualifications, please submit an application and resume during regular library hours of operation.

 Hours: 20-25 per week, must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

Starting pay: $8.00/hour

Major Job Duties:

  • Believes in the mission of the library and makes meeting that mission a top priority.
  • Assists patrons by checking out materials, renewing materials, taking reserves, locating materials, etc., using automated library system; assists patrons (in-library and on telephone) with basic informational and directional requests.
  • Assists patrons in their use of computers, copiers, printers and other equipment.
  • Handles fines, fees, payments.
  • Interprets and communicates general library policies and procedures to patrons; resolves circulation problems as needed.
  • Enters patron information into automated systems and issues library cards.
  • Assists in adult and children’s programming as assigned.
  • Empties book drop and brings the materials into the building to be checked in and shelved.
  • Assists librarian as assigned.
  • May act as person in charge of branch operations during absence of higher level staff.
  • May supervise and train volunteers and oversee priorities within volunteer activities.
  • Performs opening and closing procedures.
  • Maintains statistics; processes fine money.
  • Consistently maintains and exhibits positive and pleasant interactions with others in performance of job functions.

Minimum Qualifications & Special Necessary Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to shelve in strict alphabetical and numerical order.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to perform physically demanding tasks including: pushing loaded book carts which can weigh over 100 lbs, lifting book bags weighing 20-30 lbs.
  • Demonstrate ability to work courteously with the public and other employees.
  • Basic computer literacy.