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Information Specialist - Cumming Branch

Posted by: Forsyth County Public Library

Posted date: 2017-Jul-24

Location: Forsyth County Public Library

Do you pride yourself on excellent customer service? Love the library? This part-time, 20-hour per week position offers a generous benefit package. This front-line customer service position provides information services & readers advisory services to patrons of all ages, using electronic & print resources. It also conducts library programs & assists in collection maintenance
Job Title Information Specialist - Cumming Branch
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Forsyth County Public Library
Salary 15.04/hour (higher for MLIS). Non-Exempt
Certification Required? No
City Cumming
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Education: Bachelors degree. Preferred: Masters in Library Science (MLIS) with Georgia Certificate of Librarianship.
Experience: Customer service. Preferred: Direct experience in a public library, in reference, information,& readers advisory services.
Knowledge: Broad knowledge in a variety of topics and interests. Knowledge of classic & popular authors for all ages.
Computer: Windows, MS Office, databases, electronic/print resources. Assist patrons with computers, software, electronic devices.
Skills: Strong interpersonal & verbal communication skills. Public speaking skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills helpful.
Application Instructions Submit Cover Letter, Resume, & FCPL Application (available at or library information desk) to: HR Posting #E-1711, Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.

Deadline: August 10, 2017. Questions: (or call 678-513-9372).
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Special Notes Physical Demands: Prolonged periods of standing & sitting. Frequent but intermittent periods of stooping, bending, walking, moving throughout the library, pushing fully-loaded book carts & bins. High degree of manual dexterity & repetitive hand movement. Frequent lifting of light objects (e.g., books, reams of paper), occasional lifting of heavy items (tubs or boxes of library materials),& occasional use of pushing & pulling motions to move chairs, tables, or meeting room wall partitions. Must be able to independently lift or move a tub/container of library materials (which may weigh up to 40 pounds).

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks & drug screening.

FCPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; uniformed service status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; or any other legally protected category.

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