Circulation Assistant I

The Providence Athenaeum

Providence RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 16th, 2021


$12.05 per Hour   Calculate


Providence, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

The Providence Athenaeum has an opening for a part-time Circulation Assistant with at least one year of library and/ or service-oriented experience. Primary duties are based on dedicated library patron support. While the library is currently not open to visitors, in future the role would involve extensive public interaction and support as well. Primary responsibilities presently are member services-based: fulfilling curbside requests checkin/checkout of library materials, shelving and providing logistical support in maintaining the safety of the premises.

Additional duties as required, to facilitate a wide variety of an active membership library‚Äôs daily operations.  Excellent communication skills, outstanding telephone manner and team player abilities are essential requirements as are computer skills. Familiarity with the Sierra ILS and with literature, retail experience & knowledge of local history all are pluses.

Schedule initially is Tues. and Thurs., 9:30am-4pm. Starting salary: 12.05/hr. Partial benefits.  A 1 year commitment is expected.

Additional Info & Requirements

Start Date: Late Feb/ early March 2021

The Community

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HR Info

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Mary Brower, Circulation Supervisor, at:

or by mail to:

Circulation Supervisor

The Providence Athenaeum

251 Benefit Street

Providence RI 02903

Posted Jan 25, 2021