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Public Services Associate, Part-Time

Westerly Library & Wilcox Park


Application Deadline

Apply By Jun 28th, 2024


$16.50 per Hour   Calculate


Westerly, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a personable, public service oriented individual to work in their busy Public Services Department. Duties include checking materials in and out, issuing new library cards, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, computer assistance, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include supervising volunteers, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order, and possess mid-level computer skills.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Paid time off (PTO)

403(b) Retirement Plan

Additional Info & Requirements

Starting rate is $16.50 per hour (this rate will be increasing to $16.75 per hour on July 1, 2024). 

Will be required to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays. 

Experience in customer service preferred. Flexibility regarding scheduling a plus. 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.


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HR Info

For a full job description and employment application, please visit the Library’s website. Please send the completed application, a letter of intent, and resume to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email.

Posted Jun 6, 2024