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Part-Time Circulation Technician, Ipswich Public Library (Ipswich)

The Ipswich Public Library seeks candidates to work Wednesday through Saturday at our Main Floor circulation desk and serve as an on-call substitute at either of our two circulation desks (Main Floor or Children’s Room).  The desired candidate must deliver exceptional customer service, attend closely to detail, possess confidence in interpreting and enforcing library policies and procedures, enjoy interacting with the general public, and be dedicated to the mission of public library service. 

Duties include charging materials to patrons, helping them with accounts and entering data in the Library’s computer system.  Duties also include maintaining the order of the collection, and gathering materials from the collection.

The schedule for this position is every other Wednesdays: 3-8pm, Thursdays: 1-5pm, Fridays: 1-5pm and Saturday: 9am-2pm.  You would also be invited to act as a substitute to cover other shifts at our Main Floor or Children’s Room circulation desks as needs arise.


A high school diploma or GED, detail-oriented and good organizational skills, ability to use a computer and interest to develop more technology skills, and ability to work with library staff and the general public in a courteous and tactful manner.  Light physical effort is required.  Must occasionally lift/move materials weighing up to 30 pounds.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.54  / hour

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

To apply please send a completed Town application, cover letter, and resume to Mary Gallivan HR Director, 25 Green Street, Ipswich MA 01938 or email

The Town of Ipswich job application as well as complete job description can be found at:


2024-01-18 |  Quick link to this job