Job Available - Library Assistant

Seeking a Library Assistant - Full Time

Position duties may include but are not limited to assisting adult and juvenile customers at the public service desks, use of the library automation system to circulate materials, shelving, maintenance and processing of books and materials, assisting with adult/children’s programming, working with volunteers, assisting with basic computer issues and other clerical duties as assigned.

  • The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to customer service.
  • Experience training and managing branch volunteers.
  • Advanced proficiency with computers is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time and ability to do repetitive movement.
  • Typing, filing, data entry, proficient use of a personal computer and other office equipment.
  • Physical ability to push and pull loaded book trucks weighing up to 100 pounds, lift up to 50 pound book crates, ability to bend, stoop, reach, and climb.
  • Required work schedule includes weekdays, nights and weekends


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Previous library experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid GA Driver’s License. Travel between library locations may be required.


  • Full time- 40 hours per week at $ 11.00-11.50 per hour, including benefits.
  • Newton County Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All successful applicants must pass a drug test and a criminal background check.

An application and full job description with necessary qualifications are available below:

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Library Assistant (Full Time) - Job DescriptionPDF icon

Application Form - PDF PDF icon

Please send completed application to:

Full-time Library Assistant Search Committee
Lace Keaton, Director
Newton County Library System
7116 Floyd Street, NE
Covington, GA 30014


A completed job application is required and should be received by April 30, 2018.

NCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free, Smoke-Free work place.