Job Openings

Yalobusha County Public Library System

 Position Opening

 Title:    Assistant Librarian

Location:    Coffeeville Public Library

Duties & Responsibilities:  Perform general library duties as directed and under the supervision of the Director. Responsible for daily operation of the branch library, including, but not limited to: circulating library materials; cataloging and processing all library materials; keeping statistics; assisting patrons with reference and other transactions; providing photocopying and fax service for the public; monitoring public access computer use and assisting when necessary; sorting and shelving materials; and other duties as prescribed by the library system director.  Must be able to work independently.

Education & Experience: 

  • Associate’s Degree from a community college or at least two (2) years of college preferred;
  • At least three (3) years of customer service skills preferred;
  • Preference will be given for library work experience;
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to currently use Microsoft Office 2019, as well as other work-related software required;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Supervisory skills desired.

Hours / Salary:  Maximum of 19.5 hours per week operating the circulation desk. Salary range $10.00 – $11.00 per hour.

Benefits: Personal Leave provided after probationary 6-month period completed; holidays as set by the State of Mississippi.

Start Date:  October 1, 2019 with training TBA

To apply:  Submit the following by September 16, 2019: (1.) a letter of application; (2.) a school or college transcript; (3.) a résumé; and (4.) at least three (3) references to:

          Patty M. Bailey, Director

          Coffeeville Public Library,  P.O. Box 359, Coffeeville, MS  38922

 For a copy of Job Description, contact Patty M. Bailey at (662) 675-8822 or via email to