Careers

There are currently two open positions at Westerly Library and Wilcox Park. Please scroll down the page to see all available job opportunities:

 

PUBLIC SERVICES ASSOCIATE, PART-TIME

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a personable, public service oriented individual to work in their busy Public Services Department. Duties include checking materials in and out, issuing new library cards, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, computer assistance, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include supervising volunteers, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed. Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order, and possess mid-level computer skills.

Hours and Pay:

Starting rate is $16 per hour. 19 hours per week. Will be required to work some evenings and occasional Saturdays.

For a full job description click here. For the Employment Application, please click here.

Qualifications:

Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience in customer service preferred. Experience working in a library a plus. Flexibility regarding scheduling a plus. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplaces with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.

Please send the completed application, a letter of intent, and resume to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. Position open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email.

 

TEEN ASSOCIATE, PART-TIME

The Memorial and Library Association of Westerly is seeking a dynamic, creative individual to assist the Teen Librarian in a busy Teen Space. The Teen Associate will assist in planning, preparing, and implementing programs for teens (grades 6-12); creating and maintaining displays; shelving, shelf-reading, and weeding of Teen Collections; and provide outreach programming for teens. Additional duties may include supervising volunteers, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy and assisting in other library departments as needed.

Hours and Pay:

Starting rate is $16 per hour. 25 hours per week. Will be required to work some nights and Saturdays. Current hours for this position are:

     Monday: 9am-2pm

     Tuesday: 3pm-8pm

     Wednesday: 9am-2pm

     Thursday: 3pm-8pm

     Friday/Saturday rotation: Friday: 1pm-6pm or Saturday 11am-4pm

Qualifications:

Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Public service and/or library experience a plus. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplaces with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. Please click here for a full job description and here for the Employment Application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted via email.

 

A place for everyone, since 1892!

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplace with equal employment opportunity for all, and is EEOC compliant. We believe in empowering our staff to make meaningful contributions to the communities and patrons we serve.

We have developed a comprehensive set of employment benefit programs to supplement our employee’s regular wages. After a three month (90 day) probationary period, staff are offered the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Bereavement and Funeral Leave
  • Professional Development

*Please note that benefits vary between full-time and part-time positions.

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a letter of intent, resume, and employment application to: wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org

Background checks are required for anyone offered a position within the organization. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email.

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