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Town of Burlington, MA Library Aide - Circulation in Burlington, Massachusetts

Library Aide - Circulation Burlington, MA Apply Now

The Burlington Public Library takes pride in the innovative services, programs and materials that it provides to its community. Conveniently located 14 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from Route 95/128 and Route 3, Burlington is home to 26,000 residents and a robust collection of businesses. This vibrant community welcomes approximately 150,000 people per day to work, eat, and shop. Reporting to Circulation Librarian, this position supports a Circulation Department that prides itself on the highest quality of service at the busiest public desk within the Library. Anticipated start date is June 24, 2024.

Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet library users and perform all circulation desk activities, including but not limited to checking materials in and out, registering people for library cards, and preparing notices for mailing.

  • Prepare circulation desk for the day: set up computer terminals, empty book drops, etc.

  • Assist library users via phone and in person

  • Prepare and return materials to the shelves; shelf reading

  • Assist in closing or opening the library

    Recommended minimum qualifications include

  • High School diploma

  • Experience working with the public

  • Computer skills and flexibility to adapt to constantly changing technology

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Attention to detail

    This is a part time position, average of 15 hours per week.

    Hours are Monday 5pm – 9pm, Wednesday 5pm – 9pm, Thursday 6pm – 9pm, and Friday 3pm – 6pm; includes a one in three-week Saturday rotation 9:45am – 5pm with Friday hours reduced. Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.

    Pay range starts at $18.10/hr with the opportunity to advance to a max rate of $22.82/hr through semi-annual increases.

    Applications received by May 28, 2024 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

    Please note: MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board. Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.

Methods to apply for this position:

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Send letter of interest, resume, and application ( to:

Cheralyn Rosati Human Resources Coordinator Town of Burlington 29 Center Street Burlington, MA 01803

The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer