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Richland Library Cooper Shelver (Classification Level 101)

We’re seeking to hire a Richland Library Cooper Shelver!

(VAC# 3200-17)

Richland Library is seeking to hire a Shelver for our Cooper location. This person will be someone who makes sure that the cornerstone of our library – our materials – are in the hands of our customers. He/She is detail-oriented, organized, and loves to keep everything in tip-top shape. Are you ready to become knowledgeable about library operations and energized by your ability to leave every customer thrilled about the Library?

If your answer to these questions is “YES!”, the Richland Library encourages you to apply!

Here are some of the things you would be doing if serving in this position:

  • Ensuring that our customer experience expectations are met by guaranteeing our books, media, and music are out on the shelves, look clean and tidy, can be easily found, and are in the correct location.
  • Actively supporting the needs of the location, including shelving materials, shelf-reading, shifting the collection, straightening materials, arranging materials on booktrucks, emptying bookdrops, and searching for materials on shelves.
  • Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives.
  • Performing other associated duties as required and assigned.
  • Interested in what you’ve read so far? Here are minimum requirements needed to be considered for this position:

  • Successfully completed two years of high school.
  • Ability to perform job duties.
  • Location, salary, hours

  • Where: Richland Library Cooper; ** 5317 North Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206
  • Salary: $13.00 per hour
  • Hours: 15 hours per week, 5 days per week, 3 hours per day. Details to be discussed during interview.
  • (Job Classification Level 101) (FLSA Status: Non-Exempt)

    ** Richland Library may change location and schedule of any library job.

    This job involves being “on the move” in our libraries: It will include standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds, and lifting up to 25 pounds.

    Why the Richland Library?

  • Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a great variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customized, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.
  • The Richland Library is an award-winning, forward-thinking public library system because of our exceptional, diverse staff, who are passionate about serving our community. Be a part of our team and help us to continue to fulfill our mission to help our customers learn, create and share.
  • We are guided by our shared Vision: “to enhance the quality of life for our entire community”; and by strategic objectives including advancing our community, having an engaged staff who make a significant positive difference, and enhancing the experience and outcomes of customers who interact with Richland Library.
  • APPLY IMMEDIATELY. No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website.

    Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. You may attach your resume and/or cover letter to you online application. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

    Click here to begin the application process

    The Richland Library is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. For more information about our Library system, explore the Richland Library website at