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Library Associate, Lenox Library (Lenox)

The Town of Lenox seeks qualified, intrinsically motivated candidates for the position of Library Associate with the Lenox Library.  This is a part-time position.


Front line position at the Library’s Main Circulation Desk.  Works cooperatively with other staff members to provide friendly and quality customer service and maintain a welcoming environment at the Library. 


Serves under the supervision of the Circulation Coordinator and Library Director.  Performs a variety of duties requiring self initiative and the exercise of considerable judgment. 

MAJOR DUTIES (essential job functions)

·       Provide positive, courteous, and professional assistance to library visitors

·       Assist patrons in accessing library resources in all formats, physical and virtual, as well as using a variety of office equipment, technology, and devices 

·       Check in, check out, and renew library materials, process inter-library deliveries, and issue new library cards

·       Shelve and shelf-read library materials

·       Perform other related duties as assigned


Office setting; frequent interaction with the public.  Operates computers with varied software programs.


Typical office environment and duties do not require much physical strength.  However, occasionally, ability to regularly lift library materials weighing up to 30 pounds and push fully loaded book carts.  Must have high energy level to deal with the public and frequent interruptions.  Frequent movement within the department as well as to other areas of the building is required.


High School diploma or equivalent, previous experience providing customer service required; experience volunteering or working in a library preferred. Comfort using a variety of technology including computers, printers, and photocopiers.  Ability to multitask and be a self-starter.  Enjoyment of the public and willingness to work as a productive and positive member of a team.

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$15.00 - $16.05  / hour

Salary Notes

*Wage scales are currently under review. Please contact the Library Director for more information.

Closing Date

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Katherine O’Neil, Director, Lenox Library, at  The position is open until filled and review of applications will begin immediately.


2023-09-12 |  Quick link to this job