Job Details

To page through the job listings requires cookies. You do not appear to have cookies enabled for this website.

Library Assistant, Circulation, Ashland Public Library (Ashland)

This is a 16 hour a week position with a schedule of Monday - Thursdays 4:00pm - 8:00pm. Starting salary is $16.598 per hour, no benefits. We will be happy to train the right candidate. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong public service commitment
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to interact favorably and to communicate effectively, in speech and in writing, with library personnel and members of the community, both individually and in group situations, in person and over the telephone.
Ability to multitask.
Attention to detail and ability to follow directions
Excellent keyboarding skills.
Ability to alphabetize
Willingness to learn and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Representative Duties:

The listed duties are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Support the circulation operations at the library including but not limited to:

Registering/maintaining patron records
Checkout/checkin/renew library materials (including print, non-print and inter-library loan materials.)
Shelving all library materials
Collecting fines and fees
Reserving material
Notifying patrons when reserved material is available
Providing some Reader’s Advisory and answering questions.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to operate a keyboard and other office equipment.  Required to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, talk, hear, write, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, bend, climb, crouch and lift materials weighing up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distant vision

Reports to:

Library Director or their designee


This is a permanent, part time, 16 hour position with the following work schedule:  Monday - Thursday 4:00-8:00pm. Additional substitute hours may be available so long as this position does not exceed 19 hours per week. 

Start Date:

October 1, 2021


Grade C-7 per Agreement between the Town of Ashland and the Ashland Clerical Workers International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (U.A.W.) and its Local 1596.  

Starting salary is $16.598 per hour, no benefits.

Closing date:

Open until filled.  


Education and Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Some college education is preferred.

Relevant experience in customer service, experience with Innovative's Millennium or Sierra platforms and computer skills preferred. We are happy to train the right candidate.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.60  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please apply at the Town of Ashland website:


2021-08-19 |  Quick link to this job