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The Library accepts applications for available positions only.  An individual must complete an official Spartanburg County Public Library Application Form in order to be considered an applicant for employment. 

NOTE:  A resume CANNOT be used as a substitute for an employment form or work history but may be attached as additional information.

Applicants who do not meet the availability and minimum education and experience requirements indicated in the job posting or do not have the ability to perform the essential functions for the position, with or without accommodation, will not be considered for employment.

Applications are evaluated by the supervisors and the Human Resource Manager after the date listed on the job posting.  A few candidates are selected and contacted for an interview.
We unfortunately cannot contact and interview everyone who applies. If you have not heard from us within thirty days you may assume that the position has been offered to a candidate whose qualifications were best suited for the position.

Call our Jobline at   864-285-9190 for job openings and  updates on job positions.

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Job Application

Job Applications can be submitted in the following ways:

1. Mail your completed form to:

Spartanburg County Public Libraries
Attn: Human Resources
151 S Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

2. Fax to 864-596-3518

3. Deliver application to the library location nearest to you during operating hours.

NOTE: We do not provide interviews on-site or by telephone requests.

NOTE: The library does not accept applications via email at this time.

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Job Postings



    POSTING DATE: September 29, 2015

    JOB TITLE: Library Page, Grade 3

    LOCATION: Cyrill-Westside Library

    DATE AVAILABLE: October 16, 2015

    SALARY: $8.33 per hour minimum ($8.00 per hour training wage)


    HOURS:  17 hours per week average

     Monday 5pm –9pm, Tuesday 5pm – 9pm, Wednesday 9am – 2pm, Thursday 5pm – 9pm




    Must have completed 10th grade and be at least 16 years of age.



    • Shelving books; straightening shelves; placing library materials in proper location
    • Places returned and new books on proper shelf
    • Places magazines and newspapers in proper order
    • Reshelves books left on tables and incorrectly shelved
    • Searches for lost/missing items and overdue books; pulls items from shelves
    • Maintains magazine display
    • Empties drop box



    Good organizational skills, ability to pay close attention to detail
    • Neatness in personal appearance
    • Ability to adapt to new tasks with skill and ease
    • Familiar with Dewey Decimal system, able to alphabetize and arrange items numerically
    • Ability to interact with patrons in a positive, courteous manner and direct patrons to library staff
    • Observant and security minded
    • Ability to work quickly and accurately without close supervision
    • Ability to exert 20lbs. of pressure, to push carts loaded with books, and to lift weights of 30-50 lbs.








  • POSTING DATE: September 11, 2015

  • JOB TITLE: Server Administrator, Grade 23

  • LOCATION: Systems, Headquarters

  • DATE AVAILABLE: November 1, 2015

  • SALARY: $38,000 per year minimum

  • HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8am-5pm and participation in 24/7 on-call support rotation schedule



  • Associate/Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 5 years of experience managing a Servers and related hardware in a Microsoft environment. 



  • Responsible for installing, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting, upgrading, planning the server infrastructure for the Library.  Servers to include storage, printing, email, application servers, active directory, webservers, DNS. 

  • Monitor, Maintain, troubleshoot current backup strategy and appropriate logs and make recommendations on improvements.

  • Participate in incident resolution, problem management, on call support rotation, and end user support as needed.

  • Help develop, document, communicate operating procedures and help deliver training to end users.

  • Gather information related to staff use of computers and use the information to make improvements.

  • Help maintain inventory of computer equipment and licensing of Library software.

  • Remain aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action. Performs related tasks as required

  • Act as backup support for Desktop Administrator;

  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.                                                                                         



Strong understanding of Microsoft Server Operating Systems and services including Active Directory (Multi-site), Microsoft Exchange, DHCP, DNS, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft SharePoint, Symantec Backup Exec, McAfee E-Policy Orchestrator, Certificate Services, IIS, Group Policy, PowerShell.

  • Related IT industry recognized certifications (A+, Server+, MCP, CompTIA) a plus
  • Experience with Server Virtualization platforms (Hyper-V, VMware, Citrix) a plus
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Monitor operation of servers on a daily basis and make recommendations on areas of improvements;
  • Monitor security of servers and report problems to SC-ISAC task force;
  • Manage and maintain Polaris Integrated Library System and Comprise SAM server software;
  • Document server configurations and practices



  • The Library accepts applications when a job position is available.  Applications are available at all checkout desks. Contact the Job Line at (864) 285-9190 for job opportunities.  Drug Testing is a part of the Library’s hiring process.  If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

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