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Senior Library Assistant, HOPKINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Hopkinton)

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a Senior Library Assistant (Less than 19 hours/week) with a love of public service for its recently renovated and grand public library.

The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.

Would you find fulfillment in making a difference for a highly engaged community that embraces its library as a space for everyone?

Do you enjoy developing forward-looking, creative approaches to new challenges and opportunities? 

Do you want opportunities and support to grow as a library professional?

Do you want to be a part of Team Hopkinton that embraces, fosters and celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging?

If so, Hopkinton could be the vibrant, growing community and library for you!

The Senior Library Assistant performs complex administrative work in support of the daily operations of the Library while providing excellent customer service to patrons.  The role requires tact and discretion working in a flexible and energetic work environment.


High School equivalency; Associates Degree and/or some additional library course work preferred: three (3) or more years of relevant customer service experience within a public library system preferred, or any combination of equivalent education, training and experience.

Demonstrated excellent customer service skills. 

Ability to handle details with accuracy for data entry; multi-task in a busy environment; work independently as well as be a team player; respond to phone and email inquiries; handle standard office equipment. 

Comfortable with the Internet and with assisting patrons to use the electronic catalog and the Library website.

Proficiency in using Google products and other Library applications.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$22.26  / hour

Closing Date

4:00 om on Thursday, October 14, 2022

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment, cover letter and resume no later than 4:00 pm, Thursday, October 14, 2022 to

Individuals who may need an accommodation in order to participate in the process are welcome and should contact HR. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. 


2022-09-22 |  Quick link to this job