Henderson County Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library
Library Associate
Henderson County Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library
Henderson County Library
121 S. Prairieville St.
75751 Athens , TX
Job Description: 

This is a part-time position, working 20-25 hours/week. Candidate must be able to work a schedule that includes a combination of days, evenings, and occasional weekends. 

Submit resumes to Michelle Zenor, Library Director via email: mzenor@henderson-county.com.

Responsibilities Include: 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, the Library Associate will:

  • Proactively provide customer services to library patrons, visitors, and callers
  • Assist patrons in locating library materials and utilizing library resources
  • Perform general circulation activities (registering users, issuing library cards, checking in/out materials, accepting payments, shelving materials) 
  • Provide recommendations based on patrons’ interests and needs 
  • Support Librarians in developing and maintaining the collection, as directed
  • Assist patrons with basic troubleshooting of common software products, operating systems, browsers, and other technologies associated with library services (including handheld devices, e-readers, tablets, etc.) 
  • Participate in planning and delivery of library programs, collections, services, and publicity
  • Assist with library's website, social media and public computers
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) and library experience a plus 
Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
  • Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  • Creativity, initiative, and flexibility