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Circulation Assistant, Jacob Edwards Library (Southbridge)

The Town of Southbridge is seeking a Library Assistant in the Jacob Edwards Library.  This position is primarily responsible for providing customer service and for supporting basic circulation services in the Circulation Services Department.

Job duties include issuing and maintaining of library patron records, answering telephones, assisting patrons with questions and use of the library, assisting in the maintenance of the Library’s collection, retrieving and shelving materials, processing patron correspondence, processing library materials, preparing library displays and assisting in other departments when necessary.


Candidate must have a high school diploma, excellent customer service skills and the ability to assist patrons with basic library services.  Candidate must also possess strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, be adaptable and possess great attention to detail.  Experience with word processing and clerical functions also required.  Experience with Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS) an advantage.  Flexibility with scheduling will be necessary to allow some evenings, Saturday hours and also cover vacations, etc. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.  Work schedule is 30 hours per week.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.03 to $21.93

Closing Date


How to Apply

Interested persons should forward a Town of Southbridge employment application, resume and cover letter to the Office of the Town Manager, Town Hall, 41 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550, fax 508-764-5425 or via email at  Position will be open until filled with a review of applicants to commence November 1, 2019.


2019-10-09 |  Quick link to this job