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Circulation Aide/Cataloger, Provincetown Public Library (Provincetown)

Definition: Technical and direct service work in connection with operations at the Public Library. All other related work as required.

Supervision: Works under the general direction of the Library Director.

Supervision exercised: May direct and supervise the work of departmental volunteers.

Job Environment:
-Performs work under typical library conditions. 
- Operates computers and standard office equipment. 
-Has no access to confidential information other than patron information.
-Requires light physical effort in performing duties.
-Errors could result in reduced levels of library service, confusion, misplaced materials and adverse public relations.

Essential Functions
-Responds to library user’s requests, questions and suggestions. Performs all duties of Library circulation including answering telephone and other inquiries, checking in serials, negotiating reference questions, utilizing automated systems, registering patrons, receiving orders for books and processing materials.
-Responsible for the cataloging and processing of new library materials and in the removal of dated items and processing interlibrary loans.
-Shelves library materials including books and periodicals, reads shelves and helps maintain collection, including periodicals, in proper order.
-Can also be asked to do typing and other administrative work

Job Classification: Up to 20 hours per week. Schedule includes day, evening, and weekend hours. This is a 52 week per year position and is classified as a Grade J, Schedule C, Part-time NonUnion position. Rate of compensation is $20.16/hr. $23.16/hr for Sundays.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must enjoy working with the public and helping people. Good communications skills required. Library experience and working knowledge of Library procedures, facility with Windows environment, online systems, and operations preferred. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$20.16 - $23.16  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply



2022-07-15 |  Quick link to this job