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PT Library Assistant (evening hours), Danvers Campus, North Shore Community College

Part Time Library Assistant, Danvers Campus

Non-benefited position

Wednesday and Thursday evenings during the spring semester, 4pm - 8pm; and option for one Saturday morning per month, 9am - 12pm.

North Shore Community College seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented Library Assistant reporting to the Coordinator of Library Services on the Danvers campus. The Library Assistant will work collaboratively with a team of staff in the public services area to ensure that our students, faculty, and staff have access to all the print and digital resources available to them through the NSCC library.  The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse community of users.

Specific Responsibilities

Provides a welcoming and helpful first contact to students, faculty, and staff entering the library
Assists with circulation and reserves functions for the library
Offers assistance in directing those needing information to the proper staff person in the library or elsewhere on campus
Assists with collection maintenance projects
Runs daily request list and retrieves items to fill interlibrary loan requests
Assists in maintaining copiers, printers, and other library equipment
Shelves materials in the correct location upon being returned to the library
Assists with the collection and record keeping of funds collected in the library in accordance with college policy
Serves as a backup for other library staff in their absence
Assists with clerical functions including data entry, photocopying, and other tasks as assigned
Assists in the opening and/or closing of the Danvers campus library
Helps to maintain the library in good order
Performs other duties, as required

Additional Information:

Salary: $14.93 per hour, non-benefited position.


North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with people.
Reliability and dependability are extremely important.
Comfort learning and teaching others how to use new technology and applications.
Experience maintaining and troubleshooting computers and printers.
Prior customer service experience. 
Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals.
Interest in learning about and gaining experience working in a library is preferred. 
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$14.93 per hour, non-benefited position.

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position via


2018-01-29 |  Quick link to this job