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On-Call Substitute Library Assistant, Westwood Public Library (Westwood)

The Westwood Public Library seeks a qualified candidate for the position of on-call Substitute Library Assistant. We are seeking a collegial and energetic team player who thrives in a busy environment. This position will provide coverage for the Circulation Department at both the Main Library and Islington Branch Library. Hours may vary from week to week and shifts may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends. 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:  Ensures a positive library experience for patrons by providing service in a courteous, confidential, knowledgeable, and effective manner.  Performs circulation duties, including registering and processing library cards for patrons.  Frequently assists with automated returns and checkouts of materials.  Ongoing shelving of returned items.  Answering the main desk phone. Assisting patrons with reserving museums passes through an online reservation system.  Provides general information and direction as needed to our patrons.  Also includes: daily lifting and/or moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds such as books, equipment and supplies.


Associate’s degree required including experienced computer skills. Strong customer service and organizational skills are essential. Previous library experience preferred.  

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.18  / hour

Salary Notes

Sunday shifts pay time and one-half.

Closing Date

Posted until Filled

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2023-01-25 |  Quick link to this job