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Senior Library Assistant, HOPKINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Hopkinton, MA)

Would you find fulfillment in making a difference for a highly engaged community that embraces its library as a space for everyone?

Do you want opportunities and support to grow as a library professional?

Would you like to be a part of Team Hopkinton that embraces, fosters and celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging?

If so, Hopkinton could be the vibrant, growing community and library for you!

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a Senior Library Assistant (Less than 19 hours/week) with enthusiasm and a love of public service for its recently renovated and grand public library.

Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.


The Senior Library Assistant performs complex administrative work in support of the daily operations of the Library while providing excellent customer service to patrons.  The role requires tact and discretion working in a flexible and energetic work environment.

High School equivalency; Associate’s Degree and/or some additional library course work preferred and three (3) or more years of relevant customer service experience within a public library system preferred, or any combination of equivalent education, training, and experience.

Demonstrated excellent customer service skills. 

Organizational, writing, interpersonal/collaborative communication skills. 

Computer skills that encompass effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email, social media, internet browser, and library software. 


$22.26  /  hour

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit the following: Application for Employment (see link), cover letter and resume no later than 4:00 pm, Thursday, August 3, 2023, to [email protected]. Individuals who may need accommodation in order to participate in the process are welcome and should contact HR. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.!forum/jobs