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Substitute Library Assistant (Two Positions Available), Rockport Public Library (Rockport)

·       Performs Circulation, Inter-Library Loan, Readers’ Advisory, Reference functions and Collection Maintenance tasks

·       Assists library patrons with the use of the Internet and automated library catalog

·       Participates in Collection Development activities, coordinating shelving, shifting, and weeding the collection; works with volunteers

·       Performs library opening and closing procedures

·       Performs data entry related to book orders, adding and deleting bibliographic records 

·       Attends training sessions, staff meetings, and regional and consortium library meetings

·       Performs other duties as needed


·        Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ library experience

·       Previous library experience using automated, integrated library network, personal computers, electronic databases, and the Internet preferred

·       Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and be flexible

·       Ability to work as a team member and independently

·       Ability to work in a busy customer service environment

·       Good interpersonal skills, friendly manner, and strong service orientation

·       Good organizational skills, attention to detail, procedures, and follow up capabilities

·       Standing, lifting, bending, and stretching to retrieve or reshelve library materials

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$15.50  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:

Cindy Grove, Library Director

Rockport Public Library 

17 School Street

Rockport, MA 01966


Phone:  978-546-6934


2022-04-26 |  Quick link to this job