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Library Tech, Townsend Public Library (Townsend)

The Townsend Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic library tech. to work 3 evenings
a week and 2 weekends a month. Additional availability required to cover vacations, leaves of
absence, personal time, staff illnesses and/or other times during normal library operating hours.
Hours will not exceed 19 per week. Pay is $18.05 per hour. This is a non-union, non-benefited

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

● Perform routine circulation tasks.
● Perform reference and readers advisory services to students, parents and teachers using print
and non-print resources.
● Participate in library programming and events.
● Attend meetings as required.
● Must be comfortable learning new technologies.
● Perform other functions and projects as necessary.
Physical aspects of this position include, but are not limited to: standing, moving, sitting, manual
dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computer, copier), climbing and descending steps,
and lifting up to 35 lbs.; ability to push/pull loaded carts. 


Qualifications: Candidates must have a high school diploma or bachelor’s degree from a recognized
college or university, or equivalent public library experience.

Other qualifications:
● This position requires evening and weekend availability.
● Must have excellent customer service skills, including ability to establish good rapport with
patrons of all ages, while promoting a positive and enthusiastic environment.
● Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
● Must have strong computer skills, ability to troubleshoot basic software issues and assist patrons
in need.
● Must have knowledge of social media.
● Must be comfortable with and prepared to work in all areas of the library. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.03  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled.

Apply to: Stacy Schuttler, Library Director, Townsend Public Library,
12 Dudley Rd, Townsend MA 01469 or via email


2023-01-17 |  Quick link to this job