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Substitute Library Assistant, Rockport Public Library, Rockport, MA

Substitute Library Assistant

Two Positions

To Provide Fill-in Coverage for Regular Staff

on an As-Needed Basis, 2-19 Hours per Week

$14.25 per hour

Job AvailabilityImmediately



  • Performs Circulation, Inter-Library Loan, Readers' Advisory, and
    Reference functions, and Collection Maintenance tasks
  • Assists library patrons with use of Internet and automated library catalog
  • Participates in Collection Development activities, coordinating shelving, shifting, and weeding the collection; works with volunteers
  • Performs library opening and closing procedures
  • Performs data entry related to book ordering, adding and deleting bibliographic records
  • Attends training sessions, staff meetings and regional and consortium library meetings
  • Performs other duties as needed



  • Bachelor's degree plus two years' library experience
  • Previous library experience using automated integrated library network, personal computers, electronic databases, and the Internet preferred
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and be flexible
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Ability to work in busy customer service environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, friendly manner, and strong service orientation
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, procedures and follow up capabilities
  • Standing, lifting bending, and stretching to retrieve or reshelve library materials


Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to:

Cindy Grove, Library Director

Rockport Public Library

17 School Street

Rockport, MA 01966


Phone:  978-546-6934

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