P-T Circulation Librarian Assistant, Plainsboro Free Public Library, Plainsboro

Plainsboro Public Library seeks a dedicated, energetic, and service-oriented individual to join a very active Circulation Department. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Welcoming patrons entering the library, ensuring all are treated equally and with respect;
  • Charging out all circulating materials to customers;
  • Registering new library customers and renewing current customer accounts;
  • Collecting circulation fees and fines for circulating materials and processing transactions;
  • Handling the replacement of lost borrower cards;
  • Maintaining and updating information on customer library accounts;
  • Placing customer’s requests;
  • Answering and routing telephone calls;
  • Providing customers with directional assistance and/or directing them to the appropriate service desk for help;
  • Providing customers with assistance at the public computers and printers including troubleshooting problems;
  • Shelving library materials, shelf-reading and searching for items from system generated lists; and
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Schedule: 22 hours per week; Sundays 9:30-5 PM; Mondays 12:30-8:30 PM; Tuesdays 4:30-8:30 PM; Wednesdays 2:30-6:30 PM. Additional hours may be available on an as-needed basis.


High School Diploma required. Knowledge of common computer software such as MS Office is required. A background working in libraries or with the public is preferred. Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must.

Plainsboro Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicant must comply with the “NJ First Act.”
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Salary: $12.00 per hour.
How To Apply:: 

For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to: Head of Circulation Services, Plainsborojobs@lmxac.org Include “Circulation part-time position” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. Employment offers are conditional upon a successful background and reference check and include a six month probationary period.