TCPLS Job Openings

Processing Manager

Salary: Depends on experience and qualifications Hours: 40 hours per week (including occasional weekends)

Education: Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, some college preferred.

Qualifications: At least three years previous experience is required.

The Thomas County Public Library System is currently seeking a dependable, flexible and creative individual to fulfill the responsibilities of Processing Manager.

TCPLS is seeking candidates who possess a positive attitude, good judgement, and patience. Must have excellent attention to detail, stellar organizational skills and quality written/oral communication skills. High computer proficiency required.

Responsibilities:

  • Order all materials as requested by Director.
  • Receive all newly acquired materials and check against shipping lists and invoices. Notify Director of discrepancies. Certify invoices for payment.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of cataloging for all of the library system’s materials, and processing procedures for the items. This includes purchased items and donated items.
  • Supervise and evaluate processing department staff – currently 2 part time employees.
  • Prepare monthly statistical report.
  • Maintain inventory of processing and mending supplies.
  • Oversee mending of books and AV materials, new labels, and other repairs.
  • Close library when scheduled.
  • Help with book sale room counting and posting books sale monies for Friends of the Library. Work book sale room as needed.
  • GADD/Overdrive: Run statistical reports for GADD monthly. Answer emails concerning help with GADD accounts and Overdrive questions.
  • Handle lost, damaged & long overdue items.
  • Compare monies and lost/damaged slips to the computer to assure collections were done properly. Turn monies in for deposit. Reorder and remove books at the proper time.
  • Work weekends in rotation as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply:

Email a resume and cover letter to Business Manager, Donna Jones, at Business@TCPLS.ORG. Or complete an application obtainable at any TCPLS library, specifying the job title you are seeking.

Branch Assistant – Coolidge Branch

Salary: Hourly rate, $11/hr Hours: Up to 19 hours per week; M-Th 1:30-6:00 PM / Plus occasional weekends in Thomasville.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent, some college preferred.

The Thomas County Public Library is seeking a creative, warm and welcoming individual to fulfill the role of Branch Assistant at our Coolidge location.

Excellent computer proficiency and stellar written/oral communication skills are required.

Must possess a positive attitude and demonstrate judgement, patience and courtesy when working with all citizens who patronize the library, including children and those with differing needs and abilities. This is a role that works directly with the public.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Branch Manager with programs for children and adults, especially during the Summer Reading Program/Challenge.
  • Help with bulletin boards, displays, and decorations.
  • May be asked to assist at another branch library, depending on availability of regular branch staff.
  • Show patrons how to use the library resources, including computers; teaching ability is necessary.
  • Issue library cards to patrons of all ages.
  • Check materials in and out of the Branch, accounting for all material movement.
  • Maintain order of the Branch by monitoring patrons’ behavior.
  • Help keep shelves and materials neat, clean and ready for use.
  • Help clean library between regular maintenance visits.
  • May need to work alone to open, operate, and close the Branch, in the absence of the Branch Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To apply:

Email a resume to Business Manager, Donna Jones, at Business@TCPLS.ORG. Or complete an application obtainable at any TCPLS library, specifying the job title you are seeking.