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(2) Program Support Assistants - Circulation Department, Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

The Town of Needham's Public Library is seeking highly skilled individuals to fill the positions of Program Support Assistants (Library Assistant - Circulation Department). While both positions are part-time, one Program Support Assistant will work reguarly scheduled hours and the other Program Support Assistant will work as a substitue. 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • Collaborate with library patrons; assisting them with information and/or directing them to appropriate locations/staff
  • Process library checkouts, renewals, returns, reserves, fines, registrations
  • Maintain orderliness of materials collection
  • Perform other circulation procedures as required


To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:

  • Excellent customer service skills and capacity to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public
  • Familiarity with computers
  • Capability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently
  • Capacity to adapt to new technologies 
  • Ability to stand for extended durations, bending, lifting up to 40lbs and pushing book carts

Weekly Work Schedule:


  • Must include at least 2 mornings, afternoon, or evening shifts and one full weekend day per week; 
  • Shifts vary depending on department need each week


  • Work schedule will consist of daytime, evening, rotating Saturday & Sunday hours as scheduled



How to Apply:                                                                                                                                                        

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and Town of Needham Employment Application ( in any of the following ways:


Fax:    781-455-0165

Mail:    Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA  02492

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Thursday, March 28, 2019  

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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