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Library Assistant in Circulation Department - Part Time, Wellesley Free Library (Wellesley)

The Wellesley Free Library (WFL) is seeking a team player who is flexible, fearless and fun for a part-time (16 hours/week) Library Assistant in the busy Circulation Department. Duties include providing excellent customer service at the Main and Branch Libraries; providing positive solutions to patron issues; checking in and checking out a large volume of library materials; assisting patrons with self-check terminals, room reservation software and other technology; shelving materials; shelf-reading; filling items on a daily paging list and other related duties.


The successful candidate will have a positive and outgoing attitude; a desire to help people; strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills; common sense; the ability to consistently work calmly, diplomatically and accurately, even in high pressure situations and the ability to adapt quickly and easily to new procedures and practices in a fast paced and continually evolving environment. Retail experience is a plus and on the job training is provided. 

The work schedule may include evenings, Saturdays, and one Sunday per month.  The requirements are a High School diploma or equivalent; working knowledge of automated systems; excellent interpersonal, oral communication and customer service skills; and six months of clerical work experience.  The hourly rate is $20.83 and the position is not benefit eligible.  Shifts may include evening, weekend and weekday hours.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$20.83  / hour

Closing Date

February 27, 2024

How to Apply

To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application, a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to by February 27, 2024. AA/EOE


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