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Blue Hill Public Library seeks a part-time Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant.
The library is looking for an organized individual to oversee internal bookkeeping functions, handle day-to-day financial operations, assist with library administration, provide occasional support to the Board of Directors, and assist with regulatory compliance.


  • Quickbooks expertise is a must
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Prior experience with general bookkeeping functions such as accounts payable / receivable, financial statement production (Statement of Activities and Balance Sheet, etc.), payroll support
  • Ease with learning computer applications
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to interact effectively with accounting professionals
  • Prior experience with MS Office software, especially Excel

For more information see the full job description.

Anticipated schedule:

Vacancy is expected to occur at the end of October, 2016.
Work schedule is 10-12 hours weekly (approx. 600 hours annually) with some variation due to work volume, and to accommodate payroll.


Part-time I, non-exempt, hourly basis


$18-$23 hourly DOQ.

Benefits, as described in BHPL employee handbook

Before applying please review:

Job description
BHPL employee handbook

To apply:

Send an introductory letter, a resume including recent work history, plus the names and contact information for three professional references to Richard Boulet, Library Director: (please send materials as PDF only)


Blue Hill Public Library
5 Parker Point Rd.
Blue Hill, ME  04614
Attn: Richard Boulet

The search will remain open until filled.  A review of applicants is expected to take place in early October.  If you have questions not addressed in these posting materials please call Rich Boulet at 207-374-5515×13.

Thank you for your interest!

About BHPL

The Blue Hill Public Library is a 501(c)3 public library that employs a staff equivalent to 7 full time employees, serves 6,500 patrons, is open 55 hours weekly, and lends from a collection of 44,000 items.  The library is a busy community hub, recording 120,000 annual visits and 118,000 annual circulation and digital transactions.   Last year the library hosted over 400 library-sponsored cultural programs for various ages.  The library also served as a venue for 481 additional community-sponsored events.
Recently the library has been making significant green improvements to its facility and continues to work towards lowering its environmental impact

More information about the library is available here:

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The Blue Hill Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and its management intends to fulfill, to the letter of the law, all provisions under federal, state, and local employment regulations which prohibit discrimination with respect to employment.