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CAREERS AT LINCOLN COUNTY LIBRARY

Interested in a career with Lincoln County Library?

Lincoln County Library System accepts applications when there is a specific position open. All open positions will be posted below.

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

CURRENT OPENINGS

(Please download and fill out the above application if you are interested in any of the following positions. Submit completed applications at your local branch.)

Contracted cleaning services - Thayne Branch Library

Thayne Branch Library
Position Type: Part Time
Status: Open
Posted: 06-07-2019

Description

Lincoln County Library System is seeking contracted cleaning services for the Thayne Branch Library beginning in July 2019. This is for general daily cleaning of the library 5 days per week. Bidders must provide a certificate of liability insurance. Interested individuals may contact Richard Landreth for a more complete list of expectations at 307-877-6961 or rlandreth@linclib.org. Submit bid/proposal and a copy of certificate of liability insurance by June 23, 2019 to Lincoln County Library System, 519 Emerald St, Kemmerer, WY 83101 or it may be sent to Richard at rlandreth@linclib.org. EOE.

Job ID: 00016


Children's Librarian

LaBarge Branch Library
Position Type: Part Time
Status: Open
Posted: 06-12-2019

Description

Lincoln County Library System is seeking a friendly, creative, energetic and customer service oriented individual to serve as a children's librarian at the La Barge Branch Library. The ideal candidate will have a winning attitude and the aptitude for performing professional level work. This includes but is not limited to providing appropriate age storytime for patrons, ordering children’s library material and working the general circulation desk. High School diploma required; some college and library experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right individual. If you are interested in living around, and working in, wonderful La Barge, Wyoming submit application and resume to the Lincoln County Library System. This is a 20 hour, benefited position. Starting salary is $11.00/hour. Application and a more complete job description is available at https://linclib.org/careers. Closes 6/26/2019. Contact Richard at 307-877-6961 for more information. Applications may be emailed to rlandreth@linclib.org or mailed to Lincoln County Library System, 519 Emerald St, Kemmerer, WY 83101. EOE.



Job Description
EDUCATION: High School diploma required; some college preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Prefer library experience and/or experience working with children.
DUTIES:
1. Reads reviews and orders new materials for juvenile collection in accordance with System policies.
2. Plans, prepares for and delivers story times on a weekly basis.
3. Plans, prepares for and implements summer reading program.
4. Plans, prepares for and implements additional children’s programs as needed.
5. Familiarizes self with the children’s collection for reader’s advisory and programming.
6. Attends meetings, conferences, professional training seminars/workshops as necessary and/or available.
7. Performs circulation desk duties.
8. Assumes responsibility for statistical and written reports for the department.
9. Maintains juvenile collections according to system policies.
10. Assumes responsibility for expenditure of department’s budget.
11. Shares interlibrary loan duties with the Branch Librarian.
12. Shares management of rotating collections with Branch Librarian.
13. Sorts incoming mail and takes outgoing mail to Post Office as needed.
14. Promotes patron privacy and freedom to read.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
1. Prefer knowledge of modern library practices and procedures.
2. Prefer some knowledge of children’s literature.
3. Skill in working with computers and willingness to keep up with changes in technology.
4. Works well with people, especially children.
5. Ability to work well with other employees.
6. Must be physically able to lift and carry boxes of books.
HOURS: 20 hours/week
REPORTS TO: LaBarge Branch Librarian

Job ID: 00017


Library Assistant

Star Valley Branch Library
Position Type: Part Time
Status: Closed
Posted: 03-28-2019

Description

Lincoln County Library System is seeking friendly, creative, energetic and customer service oriented individuals to serve as library assistants at the Star Valley Branch Library. 20 hours per week with some weekends and evenings required.
Duties include: providing reference and information services to patrons; circulating and shelving materials; processing new materials; assisting with, and presenting programs and providing excellent customer service. Applicants should work well independently, enjoy working with people of all ages, have excellent computer skills and love libraries. High school diploma required.
Application and a more complete job description is available at https://linclib.org/careers.php. Submit application and resume to the Lincoln County Library System, 519 Emerald St, Kemmerer, WY 83101 or they may be emailed to rlandreth@linclib.org. Starting salary is $11.00/hour. Application deadline is April 14,2019. Contact Melissa at 885-3158 for more information. EOE.



LIBRARY ASSISTANT -- Job Description (partial)
(may be assigned to Circulation or Youth Services)
EDUCATION: High School diploma required
EXPERIENCE: Prefer library and/or customer service experience.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under direction of the Branch Manager or Youth Services Librarian, performs routine tasks at the circulation desk or in the children’s area. Provides public service by assisting patrons in the use of the Library through circulating materials, answering informational and reader’s advisory questions and assisting patrons with technology.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples are not necessarily performed by all incumbents, however, and does not include all tasks an incumbent may be expected to perform.
1. Open and close the library, following established procedures.
2. Perform circulation operations in Workflows, maintain patron records.
3. Assure compliance with Lincoln County Library System policies and procedures.
4. Assist patrons with informational and reader’s advisory questions.
5. Assist patrons with technology and library’s online databases and catalog.
6. Assists with the management of collections, including rotating collections.
7. Collects and reconciles money and maintains statistics. 8. Maintains periodicals.
9. Processes holds and Interlibrary Loan requests.
10. Processes new materials for checkout.
11. Provides assistance with fax, copier and other services.
12. Accurately shelves materials, reads and maintains orderly shelves.
13. Updates computers when needed.
14. Assists Youth Services Librarian with programming.
15. Works evenings and weekends as needed.
Necessary Knowledge, Ability and Skills:
• Knowledge of Library practices and procedures.
• Skill in working with technology.
• Must exhibit excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to work well with the public and coworkers.
• Must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
HOURS: 10-40 hours/week (pay scale: $10.71 - $14.65 per hour)
REPORTS TO: Branch Manager or Youth Services Librarian (11/2015)

Job ID: 00015


ABOUT THE LINCOLN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

At the Lincoln County Library System our mission is to provide resources for the interests, information, and enlightenment of our patrons. We have 6 locations in western Wyoming including Kemmerer, Alpine, Cokeville, LaBarge, Star Valley, and Thayne. Each location provides an extensive selection of books and online services. Keep up to date with the Lincoln County Library's current and upcoming events by taking a look at our calendar! For more information on each Library Branch please visit the locations section at the top of the page.
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