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Library Assistant—Part Time

Position: Library Assistant 

Reports To:  Assistant Director 

Position Summary: Supports all areas customer service and assists with daily tasks of the library  

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provides excellent customer service in person and on the phone  
  • Assists patrons in locating books and other library materials 
  • Processes library materials in from and out to patrons 
  • Sorts and shelves library materials 
  • Assists patrons with internet access and basic technical needs 
  • Able to count change and handle money 
  • Fulfills all duties at circulation desk as scheduled, including opening, and closing library 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent 
  • At least one year of customer service experience, previous library experience preferred 
  • Working knowledge of computers, standard office equipment and basic knowledge of MS Office, email, Internet 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and have positive working relationship with patrons, co-workers, and volunteers 

Physical Requirements:  Ability to lift at least 30 pounds, reach high shelves, stoop, bend and remain standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time 

Work Environment:  Ability to work without supervision in a fast-paced multitasking environment, interact with public in cordial fashion, be receptive to change, and attentive to details 

Hours:  Part time, exempt, expected schedule is 25 hours per week.  Must be available to work some evenings and at least two Saturdays a month 

Benefits: Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time. Dental option paid by employee. Starting salary:  $16/hour 

To apply: 

Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references (include name, title, telephone number, and e-mail address) to:  Juli Wald | juliw@middleburylibrary.org 
Application reviews begin April 29, 2022. Position open until filled.