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Part-Time Library Associate, Southborough Library (Southborough)

Under the direction of the Library Director, the library associate performs basic-to-moderate library services and professional work at the circulation desk. Provides public service assistance, shelving of library materials, administrative assistance, execute library programs, empties outdoor book drop, and fulfills other duties as needed. Knowledge of library software, computer skills, and previous library experience strongly recommended. Minimum of 3 hours/weekly, required evening and intermittent weekend hours. Additional shifts periodically available. $18.73 per hour. 


Requirements of Work
Graduation from a 2-year college or university with an Associate’s Degree (Computer Science, Children’s Education, or related field preferred) and at least 3 years of library experience; experience working with the public preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following level knowledge, ability and skills:

Knowledge of

 Library hardware and software operations including spreadsheet and word processing applications.
 The Library collection.
 The use of standard office and Library equipment.

Ability to

 Follow oral and written instructions.
 Work independently with minimal supervision.
 Multi-task and prioritize workload.
 Learn new systems and programs relative to library work.
 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the general public.

Skill in

 Attention to detail and accuracy.
 Customer service and public relations.
 The use of computers and office/Library equipment.

Full job description available here:

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.73  / hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a professional letter of reference to Ryan Donovan, Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 or Resumes received by January 19, 2022 will receive preference. This position is not eligible for health insurance or paid leave.


2022-01-05 |  Quick link to this job