Employment

The following application can be downloaded and returned to any Harrison County Library System location. Employment applications are always accepted. If no positions are available at this time, we will keep your application on file.

Application forms are available at any library and available for download  (pdf)


Position: Youth Services Librarian
Available: Open November 4, 2021 until filled

Margaret Sherry Library
2141 Popps Ferry Rd, Biloxi, MS 39532
Contact: Tara Morgan, Branch Manager
228-388-1633

Under the general supervision of the branch manager, develops, organizes, and implements all aspects of children’s programming. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Design and provide engaging activities that help young people develop their creativity, interests, and talents
  • Plan budget request for regular library materials and Summer Library Program needs 
  • Recommend children’s and young adult materials for purchase and weed as needed
  • Assemble and arrange timely displays
  • Plan, execute, or arrange activities for children (storytime), as well as other programs, both in the library and out  in the community designed to reach the maximum number of area children
  • Keep statistics and records pertaining to youth services and provide reports concerning activities to the Branch Manager

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with children or relevant education related to child development and/or education.  Ability to create and maintain effective relationships with children of all ages, their caregivers, and other professionals who work with children. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.  Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Self-motivated and able to exercise initiative and independent judgement.  Basic computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to travel locally within the Gulf Coast area for community outreach and special projects and programs. 

Hours:  40 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.   

Minimum Salary: $11.25 per hour

Other benefits: Paid annual and sick leave, paid health & dental insurance, participation in state pension plan


Position: Head of Circulation
Available: Open December 4, 2021 until filled

Biloxi Public Library
580 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530
Contact: Sharon Davis, Head Librarian
228-436-3095

Under the general supervision of the branch manager, develops, organizes, and implements all aspects of children’s programming. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Supervises Library Clerks in the branch
  • Assists Head Librarian with hiring, training, and evaluation of circulation staff
  • Collects and accounts for fines and copy/fax fees
  • Prepares deposit report
  • Assists with library programs
  • Processes overdue reports and records
  • Runs circulation reports for statistical reporting to HQ
  • Maintains supplies and makes purchase requests

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or appropriate library experience; computer skills, ability to work well with the public and other staff; supervisory experience desirable.

Hours:  40 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.   

Minimum salary:  $11.25 per hour.

Other benefits: Paid annual and sick leave, paid health & dental insurance, participation in state pension plan.


Position: Library Clerk
Available: Open December 6, 2021 until filled

Biloxi Public Library
580 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530
Contact: Sharon Davis, Head Librarian
228-436-3095

Under the general supervision of the Branch Manager, checks library materials in and out, shelves books, answers phones, and assists library users in locating materials and with computers.

Primary Duties: 

  • Checking library materials in and out
  • Shelving library materials
  • Helping library users locate materials
  • Assisting library users with computers

Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.  Physical ability to bend, lift, reach, and carry up to 25lbs. Basic computer and internet skills. See job description for full details.

Hours:  17 hours per week, including some nights and Saturdays.   

Minimum salary:  $10.00 per hour.