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Library Assistant, Worcester Academy (Worcester)

The Mildred H. McEvoy Library at Worcester Academy seeks a part-time library assistant to staff the library's reference desk on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The library assistant will help maintain a positive, collaborative library environment and will assist students and faculty with reference inquiries, printing and copying needs, and book location requests. This position will also aid the library director in collection and catalog maintenance.


Close the library 4 nights each week
Assist students with reference inquiries/locating books in the collection and resources in databases
Shelve books
Assist in checking out iPads and use of other library/makerspace equipment and materials
Assist students and faculty with printing/copying needs
Assist with collection maintenance
Assist with journal/magazine subscription tracking
Update patron records and assist with catalog maintenance
Other duties as requested



Bachelor’s degree
Master of Library Science degree encouraged, but not required


3+ years in a school environment
Prior experience working in a library setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of Follett Destiny and databases such as the Gale suite, JSTOR, and ABC-CLIO products

Ability to troubleshoot printers/copiers

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Familiarity with using Apple products and willingness to learn to troubleshoot computer/iPad issues

Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes in library programs and services

A strong customer service mentality and positive attitude

Full/Part Time

Part Time





Closing Date

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hanson, Director of Library Services at


2019-08-10 |  Quick link to this job