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Library Clerk/Substitute – Circulation Desk, Wayland Public Library (Wayland)

Part-time position working in the Circulation Department of a busy, medium-sized public library. We need people who have availability for a variety of shift openings, but most frequently our shift needs are evenings and weekends. Additional hours substituting for day, evening, and weekend shifts as needed by the library.  Performs various tasks relating to the circulation of materials, including but not limited to checking books in and out, collecting fines, answering patron queries, assigning new library cards to patrons, and other duties as necessary. Strong customer service experience, whether it be in a library, bookstore, or restaurant, is a plus.


Bachelor's degree required. Strong computer skills and ability to use office production software is essential. Experience in a circulation department of a public library preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software desirable, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Incorporated Sierra software. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to interact with adults and children with patience and discretion, as well as excellent organizational talents and attention to detail.  Good written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently and energetically. Familiarity with Microsoft Office a plus. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates and the general public. Ability to work both independently and as a team member. Willingness to learn new skills. Willingness to learn new skills.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.74 – $21.85 per hour, no benefits

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or to No phone calls please.


2020-03-09 |  Quick link to this job