Library Assistant

Marion Elizabeth Taber Library

Part Time Library Assistant


Performs a variety of tasks, including checking library materials in and out using the SAILS computer network; assisting patrons in person and over the phone with any circulation issues, such as reviewing library accounts, placing holds, renewing books. Collects, sorts and shelves library materials. Performs a variety of stack maintenance functions including shelf reading and, under the Director’s supervision, weeding of the collection. Assists patrons with use of computers and processes materials. Assists patrons with research and online searches. Provides information on library services and procedural matters. Assists in locating materials. Handles a variety of administrative and bookkeeping tasks such as ordering supplies, updating spreadsheets, acknowledging donations, preparing and making weekly bank deposits, and submitting monthly revenue reports. Performs other related library duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must be organized, have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and work well with a wide variety of patrons as well as other library staff. Ability to solve problems and work independently. Must have computer skills including the ability to troubleshoot technical issues. Library experience preferred. 19 hours per week, will include one evening a week and some Saturdays and Sundays (Oct-April.) Education Required: High school diploma/equivalency required Salary:  $12.85-$14.00/hour Closing Date:  June 12, 2015 Contact Information: 

Please submit cover letter and resume to eoneill@sailsinc.org or Libby O’Neill, Library Director, 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA 02738