Upper School Library Assistant, Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Cambridge MA

Position Open:           Upper School Library Assistant (part-time/hourly)   

Date Posted:               June 2013                               

Date Available:          September 2013

Department:              Upper School Library

Reporting to:             Upper School Head Librarian

FLSA:                                    Non-Exempt


Application documents:

Your online application as a single Word document should include: cover letter, resume, personal statement, and contact information of references. 


Job Summary and Duties:
The Library Assistant assists with front desk circulation and library coverage, provides clerical and administrative support including ordering supplies and books, processing new books, and is considered an integral part of the three-person library team including the head librarian and librarian. This is a part-time academic year position of 20 - 25 hours per week in the Upper School Library. The schedule has some flexibility but must include Thursday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 pm.  


About BB&N:
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.

Qualifications and Performance Expectations:
The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree and some experience working in a high school library and/or working with 14-18 year-olds.    The Library Assistant will demonstrate solid competencies, such as: attention to detail; computer skills; the ability to work independently. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated:

  • Good organizational skills,
  • Enjoyment working with students in an educational setting,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues,
  • High standards of professional conduct,
  • A good sense of humor.


To Apply:

Please visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5547551 to complete your online application.  Upload from your computer your Resume, Cover Letter, Personal Statement and Reference List as a single combined Word Document where it says ATTACH A RESUME (last section of the application).  Documents submitted in PDF format are not accepted. 

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