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Library Associate II Salary

Location: Chesapeake City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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Job Details

Job Location
Chesapeake City - Chesapeake City, MD




POSITION: Library Associate II - Adult Services

GRADE: 5 ($40,129.00 per year)

HOURS: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

LOCATION: Cecilton and Chesapeake City Branches

REPORTS TO: Chesapeake City Branch Manager


Under the direct supervision of the Chesapeake City Branch Manager, the Library Associate II-Adult Services provides high quality information and reader services to the Cecilton and Chesapeake City communities while consistently delivering caring, non-judgmental customer service to all. This position develops and delivers a full range of diverse and innovative programs, services, and outreach initiatives for adults and is responsible for performing and overseeing high-level research inquiries and initiatives.


  • Provides information services, including readers advisory, reference, and technology assistance to patrons in person, via phone, email, online, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with Cecilton and Chesapeake City Branch Managers and external presenters to plan and conduct library programs responsive to the needs of adults.
  • Conducts research using an array of resources, including the library's databases and digital services.
  • Provides technology instruction to the public in a variety of areas, including library software and hardware, personal device assistance, digital media and downloadables, and internet and computer usage.
  • Works with Cecilton and Chesapeake City Branch Managers to develop and implement outreach initiatives.
  • Actively markets library materials and services. Merchandises collections. Recommends and reviews books and other library materials through various media outlets, including the CCPL website.
  • Monitors and maintains collections and makes recommendations for materials to be purchased.
  • Works with Cecilton and Chesapeake City Branch Managers to develop and implement branch goals within overall system goals.
  • Utilizes the library's circulation database to search for and place holds on materials requested by patrons.
  • Monitors and maintains library computers and software, troubleshoots and calls for assistance as needed.
  • May serve on system-wide committees.
  • Maintains facility and reports problems to appropriate staff.
  • Maintains accurate service statistics.
  • Shelves library materials of all types.
  • Performs ongoing assignments of moderate to high difficulty.
  • Other duties as assigned. JOB STANDARDS:
    • Promotes and maintains a high standard of customer service, both internal and external.
    • Demonstrates ability to work with a diverse community.
    • Models positive attitude toward library technology and change.
    • Maintains courteous, friendly, and constructive relationships with patrons and staff.
    • Promotes and advocates a positive library image in the community.
    • Maintains professional growth and awareness through training, self-directed learning and other means to stay abreast of current and emerging trends in the community and in libraries.
    • Performs job in keeping with the adopted policies, procedures, and values of the Cecil County Public Library. Qualifications

      • Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college.
      • Within two years of appointment, each Library Associate shall have successfully completed Library Associates' in-service training or nine credit hours of formal academic course work in library science. Such training may have been received prior to the date of appointment. Training provided by CCPL off-site in Maryland.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of users' interests, books, readers advisory and new materials formats for adults.
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
      • Ability to maintain composure and flexibility in a changing, public-facing environment.
      • Excellent technology, computer, and personal device skills and experience, including various software packages.
      • Knowledge of Windows operating system, internet resources, social media and other technologies and how to use them effectively.
      • Knowledge of a variety of types of electronic hardware devices for computing, listening, viewing, gaming and new technologies.
      • Knowledge of internet resources and other electronic databases and how to use them effectively. Ability to learn new skills and technologies.
      • Willingness and ability to acquire knowledge of library computer systems and applications.
      • Ability to analyze and perform and or manage a wide variety of library projects.
      • Ability to reach, bend and lift up to 35 lbs.
      • Ability to push/pull a rolling book carts.


        Personal computer, laptop, tablets, printers, scanners, photocopier, AV equipment, book trucks, security system, cash register.


        Works in normal heat and light conditions with some exposure to seasonal draft conditions. Some eye fatigue from working at computer terminals; physical fatigue from working at counter height (39") work surface and from repetitive lifting of books, moving wand and pushing carts. Some stress from constant public contact.



        37.5 hours per week. Regular schedule includes evening, daytime and weekends.

        NOTE: Certain conditions, e.g. economic constraints or staffing patterns, may necessitate changes in job description.

        EOE Created 1.2023

Keywords: CECIL COUNTY LIBRARY, Wilmington , Library Associate II Salary, Other , Chesapeake City, Delaware

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