Staff Positions

Berkshire School is an equal opportunity employer.

Library assistant

Job Status - Full-time during academic year (40 hours)
Supervisor – Library Director

Berkshire School seeks a talented, enthusiastic full-time Library Assistant who enjoys working in a busy Secondary School environment. Under the direction of the Library Director, the assistant will help students and faculty with their information requests, perform a variety of library and circulation desk duties and maintain an environment that is conducive to reading, work and study. Candidates must be self-directed and able to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, possess good customer service skills, and present as a professional. Previous library experience with Follett or other ILS software and LibGuides content management system is preferred.

The minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. A willingness to keep abreast of changing technologies is essential. The job necessarily involves some physical tasks associated with maintaining books and equipment. The Library Assistant’s working hours will vary Monday through Saturday, including occasional evenings totaling 40 hours per week. 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist 
students
 and
 staff 
with 
circulation
 of 
library
 materials, 
use 
of 
the 
online 
catalog, 
and
 use 
of 
online
 database
 resources.
  • Perform 
a 
variety 
of
 clerical 
and
 computer‐related
 tasks 
as
 assigned.
  • Prepare
 circulation
 desk
 and
 copier
 for 
services
 on 
a
 daily 
basis 
with 
needed
 supplies.
  • Responsible
 for
 shelving,
 straightening
 and 
shelf 
reading 
of
 library
 materials.
  • Help in the weeding process.
  • Process 
new library 
materials
 received 
for
 circulation.
  • Process 
periodicals and
 newspapers 
received 
for
 circulation.
  • Process
 and
 fulfill 
ILL 
requests
 from
 students,
 faculty 
and
 other 
libraries.

  • Manage returned materials and material hold requests.
  • Perform 
other
 duties 
as 
assigned 
by 
the 
Library
 Director.

 

grounds/maintenance department

Berkshire School has an opening in the Grounds/Maintenance department. This is a full-time, year round position with excellent benefits. This job requires repeated heavy lifting and all responsibilities of seasonal outside maintenance. Some weekends are mandatory.
Please contact: Gabe Starczewski, Dir. of Maintenance
Berkshire School 245 N Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA  01257 

 

Berkshire School

245 North Undermountain Road
 |  Sheffield, MA 01257
 |  T: 413 229 8511

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. Our campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

Berkshire School received 5 out of 5 stars from over 3 Google reviews.

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