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Temporary Part-Time Teen Library Assistant, Darien Library, Darien, CT

Darien Library seeks a friendly, curious, and motivated candidate to work in the Teen Services department. In this position, the candidate will work one-on-one with youth in our Teen Lounge, assist the McGraw Family Librarian with programs for teens, and provide patrons with reader advisory services. The successful candidate will have a passion for working with youth, the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, friendly environment, and embrace Darien Library’s “Kindness First” motto in both external and internal service.


This is a temporary position to cover a period of parental leave that is expected to run through September 1, 2024, with the potential to extend into a long-term part-time position.

April to June 2024:
10-15 hours per week including at least one weeknight per week (5:00-8:00 p.m.), plus one weekend per month (Saturday 1:00-5:00 and Sunday 1:00-5:00)

June through August 2024: Teen Lounge Summer Hours
10-15 hours per week including two weekdays (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Salary: $18 – $29.50 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Please see the full job posting for additional details. Apply by Monday, March 11, 2024.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Darien Library observes and promotes a policy of equal employment opportunity for all. This means that the Darien Library recruits, hires, trains, and promotes all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political belief, physical disability or any other improper or illegal criteria. All employment decisions are based on legitimate employment-related criteria such as, skills, abilities, attitude and contribution to the Darien Library so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.