2 Part Time Collection Services Associate positions are available

$10.50 per hour

Position 1 Schedule:

Sundays: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Mondays: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (30 minute meal break)

Tuesdays: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Position 2 Schedule:

Thursdays: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Fridays: 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM (30 minute meal break)

Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (30 minute meal break)


Under the general supervision of the Collection Services Librarian and the oversight of the Collection Services Supervisor, the Collection Services Associate is responsible for helping to maintain the library’s collection.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities are assigned by the Collection Services Librarian and may vary depending on departmental staffing levels and the skills and experience of the employee.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing collection maintenance tasks as needed, including using the library’s automated system to discharge materials, process holds, perform location changes, and conduct inventories
  • Retrieving holds from the stacks
  • Delivering materials to and retrieving materials from the Library-in-a-Box units
  • Sorting, organizing, and shelving library materials, including books, magazines/newspapers, and media
  • Reading shelves for neatness and proper order; rearranging or shifting books as necessary
  • Performing tasks and duties as assigned by the Collection Services Librarian


  • High School diploma

If interested, fill out a JCPL Application for Employment, available at the library.

Last day to apply is June 29, 2018.

Direct inquiries to:

Mary Ann Abner

859-885-3523, ext. 224

Creative Space Support Associate

Department:  Technology Services          

Reports to:    STEM Education Specialist 

Status:      Part-Time (26.5 Hours), Non-Exempt

Salary:  $11.50 per hour              

Start Date: After June 30, 2018

Regular Schedule*:

               Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

               Monday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

               Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

               Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

               Thursday: Off

               Friday: Off

               Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (with 30 min unpaid lunch)

*The above schedule would take effect 8/1/2018. For training purposes, the above schedule may deviate during July 2018.

Job Definition:

Under the general supervision of the STEM Education Specialist, the Creative Space Support Associate (CSSA) is responsible for instructing and assisting library customers in the use of makerspace technology. The CSSA also manages inventory of consumable materials and performing regular maintenance in relation to technology used by library customers. This work requires the CSSA to be (or quickly become) proficient in the use of hardware and software related to customers. The CSSA must also possess strong instruction and support skills in order to successfully train and assist a wide range of customer skill levels.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities are assigned by the STEM Education Specialist and include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver technology related instruction and support to individuals or groups of library customers
  • Collaborate with the STEM Education Specialist in the creation of lesson plans, supplementary materials and documentation related to the use of publicly available library technology
  • Perform job related administrative tasks, such as maintaining session statistics, granting and recording Creative Space customer privileges, scheduling support appointments, etc.
  • Process, install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot new and existing library technology equipment as assigned
  • Participate in the promotion of technology related instruction and resources available to library customers
  • Assist and/or collaborate with the in the development or execution of library programming events as necessary
  • Manage, record and report levels of technology related consumable materials on a weekly basis
  • Work shifts at the public computer desk as assigned
  • Publish technology news and items of interest relevant to staff on the library intranet
  • Participate in the development and accomplishment of annual department goals, objectives and their action plans related to existing, forthcoming and potential technology related projects and initiatives that are aligned with the strategic goals of the library
  • Document and complete assigned projects and tasks within the parameters and timeframe provided by the STEM Education Specialist
  • Investigate, collect, analyze, review and report assigned and otherwise relevant information to the STEM Education Specialist
  • Pursue professional development opportunities and activities (with approval of the STEM Education Specialist and Technology Librarian) in order to keep abreast on the latest technological advancements that may be applicable in a library setting
  • Perform library-related work as assigned for the efficient and effective operation of the institution
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the STEM Education Specialist


  • Proficient knowledge in commonly used hardware and software
  • Prior experience in relation to a relevant instructional position
  • Some college (degree strongly preferred)

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, and similar movements when occasion requires
  • Occasional pushing 50-100-lb. dolly and handling moderately heavy equipment when the occasion requires
  • Visual acuity sufficient to view computer screens for extended lengths of time (4-8 hours)
  • Ability to hear
  • Ability to work in a seated or standing position for long periods of time

How to Apply:

Email a completed JCPL Application for Employment and resume to Shantel Richardson at

 Deadline: Until filled