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Library Assistant (2 positions), Fenway High School Library, Boston, MA

This is a bustling library in a recently renovated high school in Mission Hill, serving a diverse population of students and staff. The library is well-loved by all and we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working with teens in an urban school environment.

Role: The Library Assistant manages the busy school library during the after school period, which means everything from helping with homework, to managing the volume of the room, to troubleshooting computer issues.


  • Staffing the library when the teacher-librarian is not present
  • Assisting students/staff with readers advisory and finding materials
  • Assisting students with database/technology questions
  • Managing the circulation of books and other materials
  • Shelving books
  • Keeping the library clean and orderly
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Desire to work with teens
  • Passion for reading/talking about books
  • Ability to be part of a team
  • Experience working in an urban environment is preferred but not necessary

Pay: $14 per hour

Hours: Two positions are currently available, each working 5 hours per week, consisting of two afternoon shifts of 2 hours and 3 hours each. Additional hours may be available to cover for librarian absences.

Start Date: Week of September 9, 2019

To Apply, please email your resume and letter of interest to:
Bonnie McBride
Fenway High School

Interviews to be scheduled at the end of August. Position open until filled.

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