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Peabody Institute Library of Danvers – Junior Page (12-hours)

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 9 months ago

Peabody Institute Library of Danvers
15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923
danverslibrary.org  |  978-774-0554

Job Opening: Junior Page


The Peabody Institute Library of Danvers is seeking candidates to fill a 12-hour per week Page position. Pages help library patrons and staff find what they are looking for by quickly and accurately ensuring that all library materials are where they are supposed to be.

Must be fully committed to providing service excellence to every person who visits, works, or resides in the Town of Danvers by embodying the organization’s five core values: inclusion, integrity, accountability, positivity, and collaboration.


This is a 12-hour per week position involving afternoon/evening and weekend hours, the schedule may accommodate anticipated school and family obligations with an expected hourly rate of $11.47.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Shelving library materials
  • Retrieving library materials from their shelves
  • Organizing library materials on their shelves
  • Shelf-reading to ensure library materials are in their correct location 


Customer service experience and comfort with technology preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

Read and assimilate information, and write to communicate information clearly.

Demonstrated ability to work well with people of diverse ages and various educational and personal backgrounds.

Supervision Received and Exercised: 

Works under the general direction of the Director. 

Job Environment: 

  • Work is performed under typical office conditions; the noise level is fairly quiet; occasionally may be required to work outside of normal business hours to attend meetings.
  • Operates computer, telephone, facsimile machine, copier, calculator, and other standard office equipment.
  • Employee has frequent contact with the general public, town employees, and elected officials. Contacts are in person, by telephone, and by email and involve an information exchange dialogue.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Physical Requirements:

This job is physical in nature. Candidates must be physically able to push or pull, sort, and shelve a fully loaded cart of books, lift 25 pounds, bend, stretch, shelve, and move around the multistory library at a moderate to quick pace.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and Town of Danvers application to: mcarroll@danversma.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply for this job email your details to mcarroll@danversma.gov

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