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Library Assistant, Boxford Town Library (Boxford)

The Town of Boxford has an opening for the Library Assistant to perform a variety of library services for patrons of the Boxford Town Library.  This is a 35 hr./week, benefit eligible position under the terms of the AFSCME Boxford Clerical/Library Employees Agreement.

Usual working hours will be between Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. including one evening per week until 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday rotation. Exact schedule may depend upon library scheduling needs for both regular service and special events sponsored by the Library.   Compensation rate is $21.05/hr.



Education and Experience:

a.       Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or

b.       Any equivalent combination of education and experience in an allied field.

c.       Previous library experience desired.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

a.       Must enjoy working with the public;

b.       Some knowledge of library circulation and processing principles and techniques; some knowledge of library materials cataloging and processing;                  working knowledge of basic office procedures; working knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems;

c.       Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, employees,               supervisors, and others;

d.       Attention to detail.

e.       Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.

f.        Must possess a valid Massachusetts Class D driver’s license and have own automobile.

g.      Must be experienced with or able to learn how to operate Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook. Experience with or ability           to learn how to operate automated library computer systems is desired.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$21.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Kevin Bourque, Library Director, by Wednesday, July 28, 2021, Boxford Town Library, 7A Spofford Road, Boxford, MA 01921, or emailed to


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