Employment Opportunities

How to apply

Applications must be completed and submitted online through Cumberland County Human Resources. Open recruitment positions may be closed at any time without notice. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m on the closing date.

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Job announcements

Library Associate pt (Information Services) # LIB0199

Responsible for performing intermediate services at information services desks. Assists customers in person or by phone, providing information and readers advisory services. Orients and instructs the public in developing search strategies to find needed information. (19 hr/wk)

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Location: West Regional branch library

Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector;
Equivalent Training: Associate’s degree in Library and Information Technology and two years of relevant public library experience or; an Associate’s degree and three years of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector or; graduation from high school and five years of relevant public library experience or progressive customer relations experience in the public sector; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Current salary is: $15.74/hr.

Closing Date for receipt of applications: June 27, 2016

Deputy Library Director #LIB0002

An employee in this position performs administrative and managerial work in directing the activities and services of the public library. The Deputy Director assists in directing the activities of the entire library and serves in the absence of the Director. The Deputy Director oversees the day-to-day operation of the library with a focus on public services, policy and procedures. The Deputy Director is responsible for data gathering and analysis as well as reporting on whether the library is meeting its goals and objectives. This position will implement actions or decisions that will achieve such goals and objectives. The Deputy Director works with the Director and the Director's Management Teams in making decisions and setting procedures for the library as a whole, and performs related work as required.

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Location: Headquarters Library

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Applicant must have seven (7) years of experience as a library professional in a public library system, including five (5) years supervisory experience working with all levels of library staff.

Equivalent Training
MLS with five (5) years of experience as a library professional in a public library system combined with a professional degree (Masters level or higher) in another field and two (2) years public service experience to include considerable supervisory experience. Trainee status may be considered.

North Carolina Public Library Certification within 18 months of employment.

Current salary is: $61,839/yr.

Closing date for receipt of applications: open until filled