DATE ENTERED: June 12, 2018
POSITION: Library Specialist—Circulation and Event Coordinator
LOCATION: Cumberland County Public Library, VA
APPLY BY: June 29, 2018

Maximum 29 hours per week, minimum 20 hours week


  • Knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Lifelong learner and ability to acquire and apply new skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work in a team and share knowledge
  • Excellent technology/computer skills including but not limited to installing, deleting, and updating basic software and managing hardware
  • Ability to operate and trouble-shoot library technology and machinery
  • Must be able to work evenings and at least one Saturday per quarter.
  • Experience in event planning

Preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Experience coordinating and managing a volunteers
  • Prior experience working in library setting
  • Knowledge of Evergreen ILS
  • Experience cataloging books and other library materials
  • A strong interest in fundraising and networking with members of the community

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides general library service at the circulation desk; assists in general reference service
  • Handles overdue and lost materials duties
  • Assists in copy-cataloging of library materials and in maintenance of the collection, particularly the periodicals collection
  • Performs accounting duties; register receipts, balances, deposits, saving and checking reconciliations, and data entry into QuickBooks
  • Maintains volunteer and meeting room schedules and statistics
  • Plans, organizes, and initiates library events with assistance from staff and Friends of the Library
  • Assists in the planning and execution of volunteer trainings.
  • Process statistical reports in relation to program attendance, revenue, meeting room, and volunteers
  • Stay current on technologies related to library use and services
  • Assist patrons with technology needs; printing, scanning, opening, saving, and deleting files, etc.
  • Assist patrons with research, circulation, and reference questions
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Other duties as assigned

Close date: June 29, 2018

To apply: Visit  to print out an Cumberland County Public Library (CCPL) application. Please mail resume, cover letter and a completed CCPL employment application to Maegan Lewis P.O. 98 Cumberland, VA 23040. EOE.