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Reference/Technology Assistant, Medfield Public Library (Medfield)

Be a part of our friendly team in a supportive community that loves its library! Medfield is a suburb of Boston and the library is located in the heart of a thriving and active downtown.

Responsibilities will mainly focus on reference desk coverage and technology troubleshooting for patrons and staff in all library departments. Reference desk hours will include helping patrons with computer basics, printing, copying, faxing, and, of course, finding books. This is an immediate opening for a 15 hour/week position and will require one evening a week and some Sunday afternoons when we return to our normal operating hours. Preference will be given to those with an enthusiasm for technology. Bonus points to applicants interested in running 3D-Printing workshops for our patrons. 


Enjoys working with the public and possesses the skills to interact courteously, professionally, and effectively with children, teens, and adults. Above all else, this is a customer service position so friendliness and patience are a must!  

Demonstrated knowledge of computers, including Windows, Google Workspace, word processing, spreadsheets, and email; knowledge of electronic databases, the internet, and other resources; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to multitask. Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, demonstrate flexibility in a dynamic environment, and be at ease with interruptions. 

Passionate about technology! Curious about and eager to learn new technologies and excited about finding innovative ways to assist tech-hesitant patrons and teach those who want to learn.  Depending on skills and personal interests, there are opportunities to run adult technology programs. 

Graduate students urged to apply. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




Salary in annual step increments beginning at $21.17/hour.

Closing Date


How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Erica Cote, Teen & Reference Librarian, at


2021-06-03 |  Quick link to this job