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Job Posting – Matawan Aberdeen Public Library – Library Assistant

Library Assistant (Hourly) Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library
The Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, customer service-oriented individual to join our friendly team.

Primary duties:

  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Perform all regular duties of Circulation, including, but not limited to: checking in, checking out, and renewing of materials, issuing of new and replacement library cards, and answering the phone.
  • Answer directional questions.
  • Shelve/straighten materials and shelf-read to ensure that materials are in the proper order.
  • Assist with other projects/activities as assigned.


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A high school diploma (or equivalent).
  • The ability to follow written and oral instructions and communicate effectively.
  • Previous customer service work experience, preferably in a library using SIRSI Workflows.
  • Basic technology skills.
  • The ability to bend and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • A flexible schedule.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.

Salary: $17.37/hr.

Schedule: Mondays, 5-9pm; alternating Saturdays, 1-5pm; fill-ins as needed.

Interested parties should complete an Employment Application which can be obtained online at
Please return completed application with resume and cover letter to Kimberly Paone, Library Director, via e-mail:

Application review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library, 165 Main Street, Matawan, NJ 07747

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