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Employment Opportunities

CHILDREN'S ROOM ASSOCIATE, PART-TIME

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a collaborative, detail-oriented, highly enthusiastic, and public service oriented individual to work in their busy Children’s Department. The ideal candidate will possess an ability to work with children of all ages and their families. 

Duties: Duties include assisting with Children’s Room programs, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include developing online and in person programs, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed. 

Qualifications: Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order and possess mid- level computer skills. High School diploma or equivalent required. Public service and/or library experience a plus. 

Hours and Pay: 19 hours per week. $16 per hour. Will be required to work some nights and Saturdays. For a full job description click here. To download the application, click here.

Please send the application, letter of intent, and resume to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org.

Job will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplaces with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.