The Watertown Free Public Library Reference/Adult Services Department is in search of one or two librarians or librarians-in-training to join our team. This position is heavy on customer service with most hours worked on the reference public service desk offering reader’s advisory, answering phones, assisting with technology questions and miscellaneous general inquires.
Eligible candidates will:
We welcome library school students, new graduates, and experienced librarians for this position; it’s not necessary that you’ve worked in a public library before as long as you believe in and want to be a part of the important work that public libraries do. Customer service experience is required and non-negotiable.
This is an on-call position, hours are given as needed. Most shifts are scheduled 2-4 weeks in advance with occasional short notice needs. The most frequently needed shifts are Saturdays from 9-5 and Sundays from 1-5. There are occasional needs for weekday shifts most often from 9 am-1 pm or 6 pm-9 pm. Our current operational hours are still reduced due to covid, but we are gradually extending to pre-covid hours and expect to fully resume our normal hours by mid-summer assuming trends in Massachusetts continue in a positive direction.
Hourly Rate: $24.00
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Library Director at email@example.com. Position is open until filled.