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Library Associate, Norwell Public Library (Norwell)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Library Associate provides paraprofessional support to professional library staff through the performance of varied duties and tasks.  Performs professional level duties requiring a thorough knowledge of library procedures, organization, and operations.  Must exercise judgement and initiative to perform duties; must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Reports to the Library Director or his/her designee. 

Work Hours:   Year-round, 12.25 hours average over two-week work period as follows:  Every Monday, 10:00am to 1:00pm, Tuesday:  5:00pm – 8:00pm, & Wednesday 5:00pm to 8pm; Every other Saturday,10am to 5pm; a Sunday per month September -April, 1pm-5pm 

Starting Pay:   $20.35 per hour (FY’24)


EDUCTATION, TRAINING, LICENSES & EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma and GED.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree highly desirable.  Minimum of one year previous library experience; knowledge of library classification systems, procedures, and practices; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:  Knowledge of common library e-resources, mobile devices, and current library technology.  Strong computer skills required; experience using SirsiDynex WorkFlows or other integrated library system preferred.  Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.  Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail; experience working independently and as part of a team. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$20.35  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE:  Submit a Cover Letter, Resume, & Town of Norwell Application (download at under Human Resources tab) in PDF format to or mail to Town Hall, Human Resources, 345 Main St., Norwell, MA 02061.  Interested applicants should apply immediately. Position open until filled.  Visit for full posting under Employment Opportunities.  


2023-08-17 |  Quick link to this job