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Part-time Library Tech, Townsend Public Library (Townsend)

The Townsend Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic library tech. Candidate will be required to work evenings and some Saturdays plus varied hours to cover vacations, leaves of absence, personal time, staff illnesses and/or other times during normal library operating hours. Hours will not exceed 19 per week. Pay is $15.81 per hour. This is a non-benefitted position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Perform routine circulation tasks.

·         Process books and materials for library collections including cataloging.

·         Perform reference and readers advisory services to students, parents and teachers using print and non-print resources.

·         Participate in library programming planning and events.

·         Attend meetings as required.

·         Must be comfortable learning new technologies.

·         Perform other functions and projects as necessary.


Qualifications:  Candidates must have a high school diploma or bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, or equivalent public library experience. Other qualifications:

·         Must have excellent customer service skills, including ability to establish good rapport with patrons of all ages, while promoting a positive and enthusiastic environment.

·         Must be willing to help facilitate or create library programming.

·         Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Must have strong computer skills, ability to troubleshoot basic software issues and assist patrons in need.

·         Must have knowledge of social media.

·         Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, google apps, e-books and databases.

·         Must be comfortable with and prepared to work in all areas of the library.

Physical aspects of this position include, but are not limited to: standing, moving, sitting, manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computer, copier), climbing and descending steps, and lifting up to 35 lbs.; ability to push/pull loaded carts

Full/Part Time

Part Time





Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled. Apply to: Stacy Schuttler, Library Director, Townsend Public Library, 12 Dudley Rd, Townsend MA 01469 or via email


2019-09-17 |  Quick link to this job