Library Aide

Wheeler School

Providence, RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 30th, 2020


$15.00 to $20.00 per Hour   Calculate


Providence, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

Some College

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

The Prescott Library at The Wheeler School in Providence, RI, provides a safe and nurturing environment for students, faculty, and staff and works to ensure that students from grades N-12 develop essential skills needed to navigate the rapidly evolving information landscape of the 21st century.

Job Summary and Duties: Library Aide

The Library Aide provides clerical, administrative and tech support including, managing the circulation desk, assisting with the public access catalog, processing new books, working with the Follett Destiny report feature, ordering materials, and supplies, and any work deemed necessary to support the library program (s), in the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Libraries. This position will provide support in classrooms for Lower School Library Classes during remote/hybrid learning.  This is a part-time academic year position of 20 hours per week.

Qualifications and Performance Expectations:

The successful candidate will have some experience working in a library and/or a school setting. The Library Aide will demonstrate attention to detail, proficiency with computers and the GSuite, and the ability to work independently. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated:

MLIS students are encouraged to apply

Compensation: $20.00/hr depending on experience. There are no additional benefits with this position

Ability to meet the physical demands of the job  

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, including working comfortably with different management styles

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Enjoyment working with students in an educational or library setting

Strong technology skills

Strong organizational skills

The Community

At Wheeler, we build curiosity, confidence, and critical skills—and instill in each student a lifelong love of learning. We welcome students and families from every background to join our inclusive, diverse, energetic community.


HR Info

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Posted Sep 16, 2020