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Library Assistant: First Regional Library, Southhaven, MS

2 Feb 2021 1:23 PM | Amanda Sexton (Administrator)

Library Assistant (Part-time/20hrs)


The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting patrons with checking out and receiving library materials using the Library’s computerized circulation system; locating books and other materials for patrons of all ages; registering patrons for library cards, assisting patrons in using the library’s public computers and all electronic resources, help answering questions using the Internet, online databases and/or other sources; making minor repairs to books and other library materials; locating and routing library materials as requested by other branches; sorting and shelving books as needed; may occasionally assist with seniors, adults and youth programs; other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent customer services skills in a Library environment preferred
  • Experience in current technology including Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media
  • Experience with planning and conducting programs for children, teens and adults preferred
  • Ability to learn and use Library’s computerized circulation system as well as the Internet
  • Ability to lift 30-40 pound filled book bins and setup tables and move chairs for library programs
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact at all levels


This position will pay $10.00 per hour paid monthly. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance and MS Retirement Plan.


High School Diploma or GED. Some college preferred.

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