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After School Library Assistant, Fenway High School Library (Boston)

Role: The Library Assistant manages the busy school library during the after school period, which means everything from helping with homework, to managing the volume of the room, to troubleshooting computer issues. This is a perfect opportunity for current MLIS students interested in any branch of libraries since in a school library you do a little bit of every type of work. 

Responsibilities Include: 

Staffing the library when the teacher-librarian is not present
Assisting students/staff with readers advisory and finding materials
Assisting students with database/technology questions
Managing the circulation of books and other materials
Shelving books
Creating displays
Keeping the library clean and orderly

Hours: 12 hours per week, Mon & Wed 3pm-5pm; Tues & Thurs 2-5pm; Fri 1-3pm. These hours could be split between two people or all go to one person. Additional hours may be available to cover for teacher-librarian absences. There is some flexibility in start times. 

Start Date: Ideally the week of September 12, or as soon as possible after that

About our School: This is a bustling library at a high school in Mission Hill, serving a diverse population of students and staff. The library is a short walk from the Roxbury Crossing stop on the Orange Line. 

Learn more about Fenway High at our website: and the library at 


Desire to work with teens
Passion for reading/talking about books, bonus for YA literature knowledge
Ability to be part of a team

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$15.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please email your resume and letter of interest to:

Bonnie McBride


Fenway High School 


2022-08-22 |  Quick link to this job