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Reference Library Assistant, Somerset Public Library (Somerset)

This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Reference Department. Duties include assisting patrons with library computer and printer usage; instructing patrons on electronic resources and e-readers; providing readers advisory; offering reference services; and other tasks as assigned by the Reference Librarian.

In addition to the above responsibilities, this person will also cover the Reference Desk on alternating Saturdays in conjunction with other library staff, and provide staff support in other areas of the library as needed. 


Some college preferred and one to three (1-3) years’ library experience is preferred, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   

Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy; ability to use a variety of computer software programs (MS Office, Google Products, etc.) as well as print and electronic resources. Proficient interpersonal and customer service skills to interact with patrons of all ages; proficient oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills.   

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.00  / hour

Closing Date

until filled

How to Apply

Please complete an employment application at:

and email with your resume and cover letter to: and

or mail to:

Paula Ramos

Town Administrator's Office

140 Wood St. Room 23

Somerset, MA 02726


2022-11-10 |  Quick link to this job