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Part Time Library Technician, Stoneham Public Library (Stoneham)

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of clerical and manual tasks in support of circulation functions of the library and perform other related work as required.

Performs a variety of routine library functions in accordance with prescribed procedures which require constant attention to detail and accuracy.

Work is performed under the general direction of a department head or the Circulation Supervisor.

Job Environment: Work is performed under typical library conditions; noise level is moderate at times; evening and weekend hours may be part of the work schedule.  Operates computers, printers and all other standard office and library equipment.  Has frequent contact with library patrons and other library personnel.

Essential Functions: (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position)

Provides assistance in various phases of operation at the front desk; answers the telephone, provides basic direction; issues library cards; checks books and other library materials in and out using the library’s computers system; collects and records fines for overdue books.

Hours and Schedule: There are TWO open positions; one at 7 hours per week and one at 4 hours per week.

Both are casual positions with no set schedule.

Neither are union positions.


Education: High school education; any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Customer service experience, previous library experience, and higher education levels a plus.

Knowledge: Working knowledge of library principles and procedures. Knowledge of books, authors and titles.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Moderate physical effort required in performing functions under typical library conditions. Intermittent walking, reaching, crouching, climbing and similar activities. Ability to use a keyboard. Incumbent is required to lift and shelve books and move boxes of books which may weigh up to 30 pounds.

Full/Part Time

Part Time





Closing Date

How to Apply

Interested candidates and current employees of the Library may apply via regular mail or email.  Please send Town application form, resume, and cover letter to the Library Director (information below).

A Town of Stoneham job application is required.  Blank application form can be found here:

Nicole Langley, Library Director

Stoneham Public Library 
 431 Main Street 
 Stoneham, MA 02180

The position open until filled.

The Town of Stoneham is an EEO/ADA compliant employer.


2021-02-23 |  Quick link to this job