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Library Assistant, Audio-Visual, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Waltham Public Library -Part-time

Library Assistant II - Audio-Visual Specialist


Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and online resources.


Qualifications include: Associates Degree or 2 years of post-high school education; 6 months of computer experience; 1 year experience working with the public or any equivalent combination. Strong interest in working with film, music, digital media and audiobooks. Ability to perform under pressure, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner; good problem solving and computer skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.



Duties include: Helping library patrons research and locate materials and information, providing assistance with digital materials, answering telephones, checking items in and out, registering patrons, account maintenance and other general desk duties as assigned.



Preferred qualifications: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; facility with social media, familiarity with III Sierra software; facility with basic print or web design; experience with marketing and outreach.


19 hours per week

Weekly schedule to include a morning and afternoon and a minimum of one evening/week, plus a minimum of one Saturday and one Sunday per month including July & August.


$24.59 per hour, pro-rated paid time off

no health or retirement benefits



Deadline to apply:  June 8, 2018


Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in ONE complete pdf:

Completed City of Waltham employment application )

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest and
  • Three letters of professional reference to:


Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451  /  781-314-3356

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