Acton Public Library Job Posting: Sunday/Substitute Library Assistant

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TITLE:  Sunday/Substitute Library Assistant

DEFINITION:  The Sunday/Substitute Library Assistant is a permanent, part-time position responsible for all library circulation desk functions, and selected reference desk functions.  This includes:  checking books out; processing reserve requests; shelving returned items; registering library borrowers; assisting patrons with basic computer problems; answering basic reference questions; and other duties as assigned. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives general administrative and functional supervision from the Library Director, as well as the Assistant Director and the Head of Circulation.


HOURS:  4.5 hours per week on Sundays from mid-October to mid-May.  This position is also considered part of our substitute back up, and some availability/flexibility to work additional hours to provide coverage for vacations and sickness is essential.

HOURLY RATE:  $13.73/hour.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  High School Diploma, college experience desired.  Computer skills required.

EXPERIENCE:  Library and/or retail experience helpful.

IF INTERESTED:  Please complete the Town’s employment application (located on the Town’s website at and submit to: ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, 60 OLD BOSTON POST ROAD, OLD SAYBROOK, CT  06475, ATTN: AMANDA BROUWER, DIRECTOR.  An updated resume and supporting documentation will be welcomed.  You may also email your application documents to:

Date posted:  September 10, 2018               

Application deadline: September 22, 2018