This is a part-time position. Seeking an energetic individual
with a pleasant personality to work as a Reference Librarian with
knowledge of both electronic and traditional reference sources, the
ability to trouble-shoot computer problems, be able to supervise
support staff and student workers, able to teach evening
information literacy classes, provide tour information to
interested groups, and assist with small projects when assigned.
Responsible for library operations during evening hours and on
POSITION STATUS: Non-Exempt
REPORTING AND SUPERVISORY
Direct reporting relationship to:
Head of Reference
Supervises: Library Support Staff and Student Assistants
1. Oversees the library’s operations which include reference,
circulation, reserves and instructional services.
2. Supervises support staff and student assistants.
3. Answers user questions.
4. Opens and closes library.
5. Demonstrates a strong commitment to continuous
6. Supports mission, vision and values.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:Employee is subject to indoor work, protected
from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves
exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible
amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry,
push, pull or otherwise move object.
- A Master’s degree in Library Science or current enrollment with
significant progress toward degree completion.
- Ability to respond to emergency situations in a professional
- Previous library experience.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends.
- Schedule during the traditional school year: Tuesday and
Thursday 4 pm – 10:30 pm and Saturdays 12:00 – 5:00 pm., with
reduced summer and January Term hours. (May 20 to August 20 &
Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our
community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and
students to submit verification of full vaccination for
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email. This may be included in applicant’s cover letter or optional
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