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Library Office Assistant, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA


Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Library Office Assistant. Successful candidates will be creative, curious, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and accurate record-keeping skills, as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies and have experience working with young people.


The individual in this position will be accountable for:

  • Assisting the library staff to support the smooth operation of the library and its programs
  • Supervising students visiting the library and offering support and guidance to them, as necessary
  • Supervising on-duty student employees
  • Coordinating the donation program
  • Maintaining and creating displays
  • Maintaining and replenishing office, printer, and library processing supplies

This a part-time position during the academic year from January 4, 2018 through June 14, and resuming in late August of 2018. The Library Office Assistant will work 14 hours per week on Monday and Wednesday evenings when school is in session from 2:15 to 9:45 p.m. and alternating Sunday evenings from from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Several additional shifts for professional development, training, school events, and holidays are anticipated. The Library Assistant reports to the Library Director.


Candidates should have administrative experience, excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, as well as enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls. Work experience in a school or library environment is preferred. Other requirements include a Bachelor's degree, proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Apps, as well as experience using Apple products and social media applications. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs. 


Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.


Candidates may apply through the school website:

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