Employment Opportunity: Library Associate

Library Associate

The Troy Public Library currently has an opening for a Library Associate to work in the children’s room at the Main Library. This position is part time (approximately 24 hours per week) The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the head of the Young People’s Department.

Typical work activities include:

  • Assists patrons in locating materials in the library
  • Plans and conducts story hour and other children’s programs
  • Assists in planning and implementing library exhibits and displays
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks including data entry, answering telephones, and reading shelves.
  • Provides staffing for the children’s room

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelors’ degree.
  • Experience: Experience working with children a plus

Work Schedule:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.


  • Starting salary for this position is $16.45 per hour. To be revised January 1, 2020.
  • This is a civil service position and appointment is provisional. The successful candidate must take an exam when it becomes available.

If you are interested, please respond via email with your resume by October 4, 2019 to:

Carol Roberts
Troy Public Library
100 Second St.
Troy, NY 12180