Senior Library Assistant, Newton Free Library, Newton MA

The Newton Free Library, recognized as one of the best public libraries in the nation, is seeking a part-time library assistant to join our team as a Senior Library Assistant.  This is an opportunity for an individual with a positive attitude who enjoys interacting with the general public and thrives in a fast paced environment that frequently changes. 

Candidate must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, strong organizational skills, have the ability to pay attention to detail and easily prioritize tasks.

Summary of Job: Serve at busy Main Circulation desk and Audio-Visual desk.  Perform a variety of office tasks and circulation duties as assigned or needed including checking material in and out, answering phones, processing items on-hold for patrons, unpacking and organizing deliveries from our library network and answering basic informational questions. 

Additional Qualifications: Bachelors Degree required.  Must be capable of lifting 40 pounds.  Commitment of at least one year.  

Salary & Schedule: 5 to 16.5 hours per week, with 5 hours on weekdays and weekends alternate between one off and one all day Saturday and Sunday afternoon. $15.99 per hour, Sundays at time and a half.

Individuals interested in the above position should submit a resume to:


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