Somerset Public Library
Part Time Reference Library Assistant
This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Reference Department. Duties include providing
readers’ advisory; offering reference services; assisting patrons with library computer and printer usage;
instructing patrons on electronic resources and e-readers; and other tasks as assigned by the Reference
In addition to the above responsibilities, this person will also cover the Reference Desk on alternating
Saturdays in conjunction with other library staff, and provide staff support in other areas of the library as
Bachelor’s Degree and one to three (1-3) years’ library experience is preferred, or any equivalent combination
of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform
the essential functions of the job.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy; ability to use a variety of computer software
programs (MS Office, Google Products, etc.) as well as print and electronic resources. Proficient interpersonal
and customer service skills to interact with patrons of all ages; proficient oral and written communication
skills; excellent organizational skills.
Salary: $15.49 per hour. 15 hour work week. This is a non-benefited position.
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Please complete an employment application:
and email with your resume and cover letter to:
or mail to:
Town Administrator’s Office
140 Wood St. Room 23
Somerset, MA 02726