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Library Assistant, Boston Arts Academy High School Library, Dorchester, MA

Description:

Seeking a library assistant to work 20 hours per week to assist in the Boston Arts Academy High School Library. Hours available are from 11:30am – 4:30pm Monday through Thursday.


Tasks include shelving, processing new books, assisting students with homework, computers, and printing, creating book displays, facilitating circulation, and other technology maintenance and troubleshooting. Other duties as assigned.


This position is great for individuals seeking experience in a school library setting and who aren’t shy about interacting directly with students. We are a small library, and everyone does a bit of everything, so it’s an exciting opportunity to get experience in all parts of how a library works.


Areas of special interest include but not limited to:

  • Teen Services
  • Teen Arts Education
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Theater
  • Fashion Technology
  • Youth and Technology

Pay: $16/hr


Qualifications:
*Current student in a masters program for Library and Information Science. Ideally, you have
taken coursework relating to serving teen populations.
*Experience in customer service roles and/or working with teen populations in any capacity
*Knowledge of Young Adult literature and trends


About our school:
Boston Arts Academy is the academic-blind arts high school for the City of Boston, serving grades 9-12. We are located in Dorchester, just across from the Fields Corner T stop on the Red Line. Please learn more about our school by visiting bostonartsacademy.org, and learn more about the library by visiting bostonartsacademylibrary.blogspot.com.

How to apply:

Email cover letter and resume, as well as any questions to Rose Marz, Library Director, at [email protected] before 08/20/21 to be considered for the position.