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Library Assistant, Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)

The Town of North Andover is accepting applications for a Library Assistant position on a part-time basis at the Stevens Memorial Library. The Library is located at 345 Main St., North Andover, MA. It is a member of the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (MVLC) and uses the SirsiDynix Symphony Integrated Library Software (ILS).

The position is 30 hours per week. It requires working at least one evening per week (Monday through Thursday) and a regularly scheduled weekend (both Saturday and Sunday) in a set rotation from Labor Day to Memorial Day.

Essential Functions: The position is responsible for performing routine public service duties at a Circulation Desk using an automated integrated library software (ILS) system to check in and out materials, maintain patron database records, search for materials, and support the interlibrary loan process; to shelve and locate materials within the Library; to answer the telephone; and other related duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent required, bachelor’s degree preferred. Public library circulation experience using automated integrated library system program desirable. Candidate must have strong computer and technology skills, knowledge of Google preferred; exceptional customer service skills; able to deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; able to articulate clearly and apply consistently both Library and Network Consortium policies; strong organization skills and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; a high degree of flexibility and collaborative team skills essential; good language skills.

Physical Requirements: Performs duties under typical library conditions. Position requires frequent physical effort, such as carrying books (up to 20-30 lbs), pushing book carts (up to 150 lbs), bending, stretching, grasping, etc. to shelve library materials. May require standing at counter-high desk for long periods of time. Able to view computer screens for extended time periods and able to operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, and other office-type equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation: Grade Level S-6 – Pay Range: $17.60 - $22.09 in nine steps
Position is eligible for insurance and pro-rated time off benefits subject to the terms and conditions of the Town of North Andover’s AFSCME - Clerical Union collective bargaining agreement.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




Pay Range: hourly rate $17.60 - $22.09 in nine steps

Closing Date

Close of business May 29, 2020

How to Apply

Anyone interested in the above position must email a cover letter and resume to:
Kathleen Keenan, Library Director      
No phone calls, please.
Applications will be accepted no later than close of business on May 29, 2020.
This position is subject to hiring approval by the Town Manager.

The Town of North Andover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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