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Library Department Assistant, Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)

The Stevens Memorial Library, a Town of North Andover department, has an immediate opening for a part-time
(eighteen hours a week) Department Assistant. This position will work one night a week, and may work two nights
a week. The work schedule will include work on two or four Saturdays a month from Labor Day through Memorial Day.

Position Summary
Skilled clerical and record keeping work of a participatory nature requiring thorough knowledge of municipal
departmental operations. Works under the general supervision of the Library Director, following department rules,
regulations and policies, requiring the ability to plan and perform operations, and to independently complete assigned
tasks according to a prescribed time schedule.

Essential Functions
Process departmental bills payable and payroll vouchers, monitor expenditures and maintain associated records, assist in
compiling information for the preparation of the annual departmental budget and reports. Frequent interaction with
vendors and online ordering systems. Maintains library, office, and building supplies inventories. Provides general
secretarial assistance. Other related work as required.


Thorough knowledge of general accounting practices and financial management. Minimum of two years of experience in
accounting preferred. Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibilities under minimum supervision.
Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships in a team environment. Ability to communicate effectively
verbally and in writing. Skilled technology user. Embraces opportunities to learn in a changing environment. Experience
in a municipal setting and/or a public library preferred.

Additional preferred qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft office suite and Google applications. MUNIS experience highly desirable.
Physical Requirements: Performs duties under typical library conditions. Able to view computer screens for extended
time periods and able to operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, printers and other office-type equipment.

Prorated time off benefits available. Position is subject to the terms and conditions of the Town of North Andover’s
AFSCME Council 93, Local 2978 Clerical collective bargaining agreement:

Full/Part Time

Part Time




Department Assistant S-7, hourly rate in 9 steps: $18.72 - $23.87

Closing Date

Position open until filled

How to Apply

Interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Keenan, Director

No phone calls please.


2021-03-29 |  Quick link to this job