Part Time Evening Librarian

Part Time Evening Librarian


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

Spindale, NC


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Closes: Monday, August 5, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Expected Work Hours

up to 28 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Library Services

Employment Type

Part Time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited program, required

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One year of library experience preferred, preferably in a community college library or learning resources center, preferred
  2. Academic preparation or experience relevant to applications of technology in an academic institution; experience in instructional design, preferred

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

In support of the overall Learning College the Part-time Evening Librarian will provide professional assistance to library patrons, particularly during evening hours, and perform any combination of the following and similar duties as required.


Essential Responsibilities

  1. Assist in designing and providing bibliographic instruction to students and to other patrons both face to face and online
  2. Assist in maintaining the library website and assist in developing research guides and tutorials
  3. Assist with library promotion efforts, e.g., marketing and outreach
  4. Provide reference services to library patrons
  5. Perform circulation desk duties including, but not limited to:
    1. Assist patrons in locating and using of library materials
    2. Check out, check in, collect fines, etc.
    3. Assist patrons with basic computer issues, e.g., word processing, printing, etc.
    4. Assist patrons with directional questions
  6. Assist in preparation of library documents such as policies, procedures, statistics, surveys, handouts and handbooks
  7. Assist in selection of print and non-print materials for library collection
  8. Assist with library assessment and long range planning
  9. Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities, and serve on college committees; assist with relevant community projects
  10. Promote college and community awareness of library services and materials, and support and encourage cooperation and resource sharing with local, regional and state libraries
  11. Perform other duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities

  1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Isothermal Community College
  2. Knowledge of library operations, resources, and services, including reference, circulation, online resources, library instruction, and assessment of library operations
  3. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and facilitate change
  4. Proficient in computer skills, including word processing, web publishing, and internet and database searching
  5. Interpersonal, public relations, and written and verbal communication skills
  6. Problem-solving, organizational, and management skills

How to Apply

Please visit to complete an online application packet.

Job Post Contact

Tanya Jones