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Library Assistant - Children's, M.G. Parker Memorial Library (Dracut)

Position Summary: 
Under the supervision of the Children’s Librarian, the Library Assistant provides exemplary customer service to families, children, caregivers, and other users of the Children’s Room and its resources. The Library Assistant also assists in the planning and hosting of programs for its intended audience. 
Essential Functions: 
The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of the type of work performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 
 -Assist children, parents, and teachers in finding suitable reading material for the child's age, abilities, and preferences 
-Plan, conduct, and assist with programming for children, including but not limited to, story times, crafts programs, summer reading programs, summer activities 
-Assist children through grade 6 and parents in finding both print and electronic information. 
-Assist children and parents in computer usage. 
-Process requests for patrons for materials not available in Dracut. 
-Supervise computer use by children. 
-Monitor behavior of children to ensure the safety and rights of patrons when in the Children's Room. 


Minimum of an Associates’ Degree; two years of library experience or customer service experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with children in library, school, or similar environment preferred. 

Knowledge, Ability & Skill: 
 -Computer skills  
-Written and oral communication skills 
-Interpersonal skills 
-Teaching skills 
-Planning and organizational skills 

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.08  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and Town of Dracut application to Sabrina Vozzella, HR Generalist, at Position open until filled.


2024-07-08 |  Quick link to this job