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Library Assistant, Southborough Library (Southborough)

The Southborough Library seeks an applicant for a full time Library Assistant. This employee will work 38 hours per week at the Southborough Library under the guidance of the Library Director and the Assistant Library Director.

Working hours vary, but include regular 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM shifts in addition to working an afternoon/evening shift 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM once a week and a 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM shift every other Saturday. Candidate must be able to interact with fellow library staff, residents, vendors and employees in other town departments. Acting in direct coordination with the Assistant Library Director, this position will provide regular support in the Children’s Room, the Teen Room, and the Main Floor Circulation Desk on a weekly basis. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word necessary. Ability to learn new technology platforms, including Envisionware, TixKeeper, and Evergreen are preferred. Candidate must possess excellent customer service skills.

This is a full-time position within Schedule A, Grade 2 of the Town of Southborough Salary Administration Plan. Weekly pay range starts at $20.89 to $24.02 with excellent employee benefits. Send a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Ryan Donovan, Library Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 or to Resumes and application materials received by August 17, 2022 will receive preference. This position will remain open until filled.

This position is non-union. The Town of Southborough is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics.


Associate’s degree or equivalent with additional course work, certificate study, webinars or best practices workshop experience in the field of librarianship required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. One (1) to three (3) year’s prior relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of education or work experience. Library experience preferred, but not required if previous work experience includes relevant job duties and functions. Recommendation of a minimum of two (2) workshops per year to keep up with library technology and evolving expectations of the library workplace. Good judgment and the ability to maintain effective staff and customer relations. Strong working computer skills required.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$20.89 - $24.02  / hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

E-mail application to


2022-08-02 |  Quick link to this job