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Library Circulation Assistant - Part Time, Needham Free Public Library (Needham)

The Town of Needham is seeking a highly skilled individual to fill the part-time position of Library Circulation Assistant at the Needham Free Public Library.

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all-inclusive):
• Collaborate with library patrons; assisting them with information and/or directing them to appropriate locations or staff
• Process library checkouts, renewals, returns, reserves, fines, registrations
• Maintain orderliness of materials collection
• Perform other circulation procedures as required

Weekly Work Schedule:

Work schedule will consist of daytime, evening, rotating Saturday & Sunday hours as scheduled


To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:
• Excellent customer service skills and capacity to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public
• Familiarity with computers
• Ability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently
• Capability to adapt to new technologies as required
• Capability of standing for 4 hours at a time. If working a full day, there will be a lunch break and two fifteen-minute breaks.
• Capability of bending, lifting up to 40 lbs., and pushing book carts loaded with books.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




Hourly Salary: $18.00 per hour (L Schedule)

Closing Date

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
Application submissions should include a cover letter, resume 
and a Town of Needham Application.

The preferred submission is via email as an attached file; however, any of the following methods will be accepted:
Fax:     781-455-0165
Mail:     Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA  02492.

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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