Part Time Library Assistant

at Lewiston, City Of in Lewiston, Maine, United States

Job Description

Accepting applications for PART TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANTS for the Lewiston Public Library. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at


Division:         Library

Barg. Unit:      Non-Union

Status:             Part Time (UP TO 19 hours per week, year round)

Starting Pay:   $14.86 per hour

Schedule:        Hours Vary- Flexibility Strongly Preferred


SUMMARY: The Lewiston Public Library is seeking friendly and assertive individuals with excellent customer service skills to work at the library public service desks.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent is required, but a college degree would be preferred. The Lewiston Public Library is constantly evolving to meet 21st century information and research needs, so ideal candidates will be lifelong learners who enjoy acquiring new skills. Applicants should possess a high level of internet and computer skills and an interest in learning about and being a part of the full range of services offered by the Library. Other requirements include: the ability to multi-task, work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, quickly learn library policies, procedures and software; to work well with library users of all ages and diverse backgrounds and to work cooperatively and supportively with colleagues. Familiarity with and interest in reading, adult and children’s literature, eBooks and/or mobile devices is preferred.

WORK ACTIVITIES:  Assist members of the public, across all age groups, locate and use the library’s print and digital resources. Shelve books, perform lending services and cash transactions, data entry and proofreading. Assist with computer and mobile device support and answer research questions and library inquiries in person, by phone and by email. The Library gives preference to highly flexible individuals in regards to scheduling as hours include regularly scheduled and substitute work, year round. Perform other duties as assigned.

The Lewiston Public Library is open Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:00pm; Friday and Saturday 9:30am-1:00pm. Friday and Saturday availability is Strongly Preferred.


Submit City of Lewiston Employment Application, cover letter and complete resume via email, fax, postal mail or in person directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Contact information for email and fax submissions is available at > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard

Application deadline is June 28, 2024Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

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Job Posting: 1090827

Posted On: Jun 13, 2024

Updated On: Jun 28, 2024

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