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Substitute Junior Library Assistant, Town of Hopkinton, Hopkinton, MA

The Town of Hopkinton seeks energetic and enthusiastic individuals with a love of public service for Per Diem Substitute Junior Library Assistant positions for its recently renovated and grand Public Library.  Hours vary, as this position primarily provides coverage in the absence of regularly-scheduled staff, and include Saturday and/or Sunday hours.


The Substitute Junior Library Assistant will perform tasks related to the daily operations of the Library and Children's or Circulation desks to provide a high level of customer service to library patrons. Duties include checking library materials in and out, collecting overdue and lost item fines; assisting patrons with placing holds and reserving museum passes; providing assistance to patrons in locating materials; assisting patrons with printing, copying, and faxing; working to resolve patron account related issues; answering phone inquiries; monitoring groups using the library's event rooms; and reinforcing library policies as needed. This position will also participate in our regular Saturday rotation (6 - 6.5 hours every 3 - 4 weeks) as well as a Sunday rotation (4.5 hours, frequency to be determined) when Sunday afternoon hours are added to the library schedule.


Per Diem Junior Library Assistant Qualifications 

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to handle office equipment such as a copier and fax machine.

  • Proficiency in using Google products and other Library applications.

  • High School Equivalency Preferred. 

  • More than 1 years experience at a library circulation desk Preferred.


Hourly Rate: $12.75


Internal/External Applicants: 

To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment to no later than 4:30 pm, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

You may also include a cover letter and resume, however the Application for Employment is required. While the preferred method of application is through e-mail or online, applications will also be accepted via walk-in at: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street or by mail at Town of Hopkinton, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. 


The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.


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