City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date December 2, 2021
Department Lynn Public Library
Job Title

Library Associate, Circulation Department

Vacancies One (1) Full-Time
Union Eligible Lynn Public Library Staff Association
Work Hours

35 hours weekly, incl. one night per week and every other Saturday


$37,453.46-$46,816.83 (Salary determined by educational
attainment per collective bargaining agreement

Duties and Responsibilities

- A full range of circulation desk functions including checking materials in and out; registering new patrons; maintenance of patron records.

- Providing reader’s advisory service.

- Assisting with programming and publicity.

- Assisting patrons with the use of equipment available for public use including internet computers.

- Assist with all functions of the circulation department

- Interprets public library policy to users.

- Performs other tasks as required.

- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, reach overhead, bend down, and push book carts weighing up to 50 lbs. 

High school diploma/equivalency required, college degree strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and technological skills, be detail oriented, possess excellent customer service skills, and be able to solve problems and work independently.  Computer competency, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel.

Previous library experience, including hands on experience with technology and a good knowledge of adult literature strongly preferred. Ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds required. Bilingual/bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply. CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF HIRE.

How To Apply

Completed application can be submitted via e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), regular post or in person at the Personnel Department, Room 307, Lynn City Hall, during regular business hours.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

Email Subject
Job Title
“Library Associate"
Closing Date

Wednesday December 15, 2021


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The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance,
please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.
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Last Update: December 2, 2021 10:05 AM


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