Library Office Assistant - Seasonal Position

Parallel 40 - Princeton, NJ

Full-time | Part-time | Temporary$12 - $13 an hour

We are a library cataloging company located in Princeton, NJ, specializing in processing and selling foreign language and art-related books for university libraries. The ideal candidates for the Book Processing Assistants must be flexible by being on their feet lifting packages of books and shelving them for most of the day. There are no direct sales required; however, the ideal candidates will be able to use their strong communication skills to respond to customer inquiries and data entry experience to enter the books into a database.

Because we are a small company with a high volume of operations, daily attendance is mandatory. The position requires a 9:00 AM to 4:30/5:00 PM, Monday through Friday work week as it will be necessary to assist with receiving packages as well as helping with shipping the outgoing packages at the end of the day. A minimum lift requirement of 45 lbs. is requested as the boxes of books can be heavy.

There are no current benefits with this seasonal position lasting through January; however, with the right candidate we would like to hire a full-time employee to join our team at the end of the season.

Please submit your resume and cover letter if you are interested, and we will respond to schedule an interview after a full review.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $12.00 to $13.00 /hour


  • Data Entry: 3 years (Required)
  • Customer Service: 3 years (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Princeton, NJ (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)

Working Days:

  • Monday (Required)
  • Tuesday (Required)
  • Wednesday (Required)
  • Friday (Required)
  • Thursday (Required)

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Employment Length:

  • Varies