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Employment Opportunities

The Town is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to apply.

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Library Circulation Assistant

The Durham Public Library seeks an enthusiastic and reliable circulation assistant to join our team. This is a part-time position performing a variety of circulation and customer service functions. Excellent customer service skills, ability to communicate effectively with patrons and staff, and attention to detail required.

Key responsibilities include:
Performing circulation routines using the Library’s automated system, including

issuing and renewing library cards; checking library materials in and out;

collecting fines; placing holds and contacting patrons, answering phones and

responding to queries.
Advising patrons about library materials and services.
Assisting patrons with computers and other technology.

Qualifications desired include:
High school graduation required; Associates degree preferred.
Circulation and/or customer service experience in a public library.
Experience with computers and automated library systems. Experience with

Sierra preferred.
Strong commitment to warm and welcoming public service required.


This is a part-time (10 hours per week) non-union position with no benefits. The salary is $18.50/hour and the regular schedule includes Monday and Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings.  Successful candidates will be subject to the Town of Durham background screening process, and a pre-employment drug screen. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Christine Michaud, Library Director, at cmichaud@durhamlibrary.org. Deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10.