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Part-time Library Assistant -- Children's Room Technical Services and Circulation, Wayland Free Public Library, Wayland, MA

Description of position:

Part-time benefited position working in the Children's Department of a busy, medium-sized public library which prides iteself on superior customer service. Inputs orders, catalogs and processes materials. Performs various tasks relating to the circulation of children's materials, including but not limited to checking books in and out, collecting fines, answering patron queries, assigning new library cards to patrons, and other duties as necessary. Must be willing to pick up additional hours as needed. May be assigned responsibilities related to the opening and closing of the library facility.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's Degree required.


Experience working with children required. A working knowledge of children's literature preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software preferred. Experience in a circulation department/tech services department and/or a children's room of a public library preferred. Demonstrated ability to interact with children and adults with patience and discretion, as well as excellent organizational talents and attention to detail. Good written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently and energetically.

Date posted: August 7, 2019

Closing date: August 19, 2019

To Apply: Please submit a resume and  cover letter to the Human Resources Manager, Kathleen Buckley, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or The Town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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