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Digital Services and Reference Assistant

Greenville Public Library, RI


Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$20.00 per Hour   Calculate


Greenville, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

The Greenville Public Library is seeking a part-time digital services and reference assistant. In addition to reference services, this individual will be responsible for presenting technology instruction programs.


  • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to patrons
  • Provide direct assistance to patrons using the public computers
  • Assist patrons in accessing digital resources including ebooks and databases
  • Plan, promote, and present technology instruction programs for adults
  • Assist with event marketing efforts in the library and online
  • Create digital and physical promotional displays
  • Demonstrate an understanding and respect for diversity and inclusion
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with the public
  • Command of current and emerging technologies relevant to library service and programming
  • Willing to work both evenings and weekends. Ability to work interdepartmentally
  • Schedule flexibility preferred


  • Commitment to outstanding customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot technology issues, including devices and equipment in-house and with patron devices
  • Driven to work on a team as well as independently on assigned projects
  • Experience with marketing and managing social media a plus

Hours: approximately 26 hours per week including every other Saturday

Compensation: $20/ hr

HR Info

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please send cover letter and resume to Cassie Patterson at greenvilleasstdirector@gmail.com.

Posted Jan 19, 2023