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Library Assistant, Ashburnham Stevens Memorial Library (Ashburnham)

Hours: 14 hours per week

Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of the Library Director

Essential Functions:

-Delivers prompt and courteous assistance to all patrons regarding the use of Library resources, equipment, and services. Responsible for maintaining and promoting a welcoming and inclusive physical and virtual Library environment. 
-Provides circulation services including card registrations, answering account questions, checking materials in and out. Assists with Interlibrary loan delivery processing, and shelving materials. 
-Handles money for patron transactions and daily accounting related to Library services.
-Responds to reference and information requests helping patrons with their information needs. Assists patrons with reference and reader’s advisory requests.
-Assists with Youth Services activities, outreach, and programming.
-Assists in other Library programming, including creating promotional materials.
-Assists with collection maintenance. 
-Assists with the collection of data from Library programs, services, and initiatives.
-Assists with outreach related to Library programs, services, and initiatives.
-Other duties as assigned.

Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Paid work week 14 hours including evenings and Saturdays.


Minimum Job Requirements:  

-Two years experience in a library setting or other similar learning environment.

Preferred Job Requirements:  

-Bachelor’s degree.
-Experience working in a public library or other similar learning environment with a variety of stakeholders and populations.  
-Experience with Evergreen ILS or similar ILS. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

-Demonstrated attention to detail.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.  
-Ability to identify and establish priorities, and exercise initiative and independent judgment in a variety of situations. 
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently while supporting an inclusive, collegial work environment.
-Ability to balance multiple ongoing projects.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$18.29  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Closing date: Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial screening will begin December 7, 2023. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to: Please direct any questions to the same email.


2023-11-07 |  Quick link to this job