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Library Assistant, Whitinsville Social Library (Northbridge)

The Town of Northbridge seeks candidates to fill a part-time Library Assistant position at Whitinsville Social Library.  

Candidates must be available to fill the closing shifts on Mondays and Wednesdays (3-8:15), all day Friday (9:45-5:15) and at least one Saturday (9:45-2:15) a month. This is a public facing position at our circulation desk. This is a non-benefited position.

Primary responsibilities:

·         Providing direct customer service in person, via telephone and email to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds from the community.

·         Promoting Whitinsville Social Library services including physical and electronic resources.

·         Demonstrating to patrons how to use self-service options including using their online library account, library apps, personal computers, printing, registering for events and museum passes, downloading e-books & e-audiobooks, and other library resources.

The work is detail orientated and can be fast-paced.  Job involves standing, walking, or using stairs for the entire shift. Other responsibilities may be assigned.


Required Qualifications: 

·         Experience in customer service and working with the public.

·         Excellent with personal computers including Microsoft Office, Internet/browsers including Chrome, G-Suite and email, printers, smartphones, and copy machines.

·         Detail oriented with an ability to use alpha-numeric organizational schemes (Dewey Decimal Classification).

·         Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds, stand for up to 5 hours, repeatedly bend and stoop to reach shelves, and work under very noisy conditions for up to 1 hour.

·         Ability to pass a criminal records (CORI) check and pre-employment physical.

·         High School Diploma or Equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications: 

·         Previous public library experience and/or MLIS student.

·         Experience with Evergreen ILS and/or the CWMARS online public access catalog.

·         Experience with downloadable media, apps, and e-reader devices.

·         Current public library patron and supporter.

·         Excellent availability.

·         Experience with arts & crafts, marketing, or social media management.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$14.53  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, submit a cover letter and resume or Town of Northbridge Application to the Library Director at

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is determined. 

The Town of Northbridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


2022-11-02 |  Quick link to this job