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Chatsworth-Murray Library:

Library Assistant

Part-Time (19 hours per week)
Position open until filled
Posted: October 10, 2017
Library Assistant Job Description (PDF)
To Apply:
. Email subject must include the position and the library branch.
No phone calls please.

Library Assistant Job Description

The Library Assistant at NGRL works some weekdays and Saturdays to include some evening hours. This employee is often the first person of contact for all aspects of branch library customer service.

Library Assistant duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Assists with opening or closing routines according to shift assignments; empties book drop
  • Electronically charges/discharges books and other materials to library customers via the library online computer system (PINES)
  • Distributes and receives books for PINES statewide Interlibrary loan through courier service and PINES online HOLDS processing
  • Registers patrons electronically via the library online computer system (PINES), updates and maintains patrons files in database
  • Assists patrons in finding resources in the print collection via searching the PINES Library Online Catalog, writing down the Dewey Decimal Call numbers, and locating materials on
    the shelf.
  • Assists patrons in the use of electronic resources, including the PINES online catalog and GALILEO Online Databases
  • Assists patrons in the use of photocopier, microform equipment, genealogy room materials
  • Assists patrons in the use of public computers, including the Internet and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Places Holds on library materials for patrons via the PINES system
  • Monitors all public areas including rest rooms
  • May take on other responsibilities as delegated by the Branch Manager


  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with a diverse public
  • Skill in meeting and working effectively with the public in a library setting, maintaining appropriate demeanor and pleasant outgoing attitude
  • Ability to communicate clearly, answer the phone, record messages and respond appropriately
  • Ability to operate PINES automated library system, and electronic reference tools (including GALILEO)
  • Working knowledge of Dewey decimal system, general organization of library materials
  • Ability to push loaded book trucks up to 100 pounds and carry loaded mail cartons up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to stand and be on feet several hours at a shift shelving library materials or assisting patrons

  • Ability to meet the schedule of the job
  • Ability to use and instruct others using Windows-based software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; Internet searching; and general computer use to include searching the online catalog of resources

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or GED Certificate Required and library and/or computer volunteer or work experience an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree and/or library experience
  • Bilingual

Training, Supervision, and Evaluation
Training, supervision, and evaluation are provided by the Branch Manager/Assistant Branch Manager. The library assistant must be capable of reasonable maturity and self-direction in
performing duties and assuming responsibilities based on assigned tasks.

Work Environment
The library assistant will generally work indoors. Some of the time is spent at the front desk checking patrons in and out. Some of the time is spent on the library floor pushing the library
book truck; shelving library materials; assisting library patrons at the computer terminals with software, Internet, research, the online catalog, and genealogy. Some tasks may require
bending, stretching, reaching and possibly lifting boxes up to 35 lbs.

This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the Library. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.

To Apply:
. Email subject must include the position and the library branch.
No phone calls please.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is hiring a part-time Adult Education Teacher who will be working at the Chatsworth-Murray County Library teaching Adult Education classes.

Adult Education Teacher

Position open until filled
Printable Job Description
To Apply:
All applicants for this job through Georgia Northwestern Technical College must apply using the GNTC Online Job Center.
No phone calls or emails, please.

Adult Education Part-Time Teacher Job Description
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adult Education Part Time Teacher. This position is located at the Murray County Library in Chatsworth. This position will involve teaching classes in the ares of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, evaluating and recording the students’ progress in attaining goals, and helping students transition to college or career. The successful candidate will develop lesson plans and deliver instruction in Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education and preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) credential. Must be available to teach evening classes, maintain a safe and secure classroom environment, participate in professional development activities, and prepare required documentation and reports.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills along with excellent computer skills. Skilled in integrating technology in the classroom. Prior middle, secondary or post-secondary teaching and classroom management experience in at least one subject area (English, Math, Science or Social Studies) is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English, Math, Science or Social Studies. Experience teaching academic skills to adult learners. Experience in administering standardized tests. Teaching certification is a plus.

Salary Range and Schedule
$17-$19 per hour depending on years of teaching experience. Classes will meet at the library for two or three evenings per week. There will be six hours of instruction per week plus two hours of planning for a total of eight hours per week. Position and hours based on funding and enrollment.

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Application Process
All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at www.GNTC.edu. We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college. No phone calls or emails please.

GNTC is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

Equal Opportunity Employer
Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any violation or questions should be directed to Peggy Cordell, Director of Human Resources, Office A113, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6959; Sonya Briscoe, Special Populations Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Office I105, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6932; Sheila Parker, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator and Disability Services Coordinator, Office B115, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or
1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

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Northwest Georgia Regional Library System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. NGRL is a drug free work environment.

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