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On Call Library Assistant, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

The Town of Millis is seeking candidates for a part-time "On Call" Library Assistant at the Millis Public Library to work hours as needed. Specific work schedule to be determined. Work may include daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours. Saturday availability is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides reference, readers' advisory, e-library, and technology assistance to all patrons.
  • Provides exceptional service to all patrons, in keeping with the Library's Public Service Statement.
  • Checks materials in and out, issues new and replacement library cards, processes room and museum pass reservations, collects fines, answers and directs telephone calls.
  • Participates in local, network, regional and state meetings and professional associations.
  • Participates in professional development and training opportunities.
  • Opens and securely closes the Library as required.
  • Performs similar or related work and work on special projects, as required, directed, or as the situation requires.


  • Candidates should possess a working knowledge of library methods and procedures, ability to work with the public, and strong computer skills.
  • Public service experience working with adults, teens and children preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical effort required in carrying and moving boxes of books and other materials, which could weigh up to 30 pounds. Must be able to read, use a keyboard, and view a computer monitor.

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Salary: $14.79 per hour

How to Apply:
Applications are available on line at Completed applications should be sent to Karen Bouret, or Office of the Town Administrator/Board of Selectmen, Veterans Memorial Building Room 220, 900 Main Street, Millis, MA 02054.

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