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Weekend Librarian, Bay State College Library, Boston, MA

The Bay State College Library is seeking a weekend librarian for the 2018 fall semester. This position is ideal for a current library science student or recent library school graduate who is looking to gain experience in many different aspects of academic librarianship. 

The core responsibilities of this position include: 

  • Assisting students and faculty with in-depth research questions in person and through email, as well as answering basic reference and directional questions
  • Troubleshooting issues with computers, Microsoft Office, and printers
  • Circulating library materials to students and faculty
  • Other projects or duties as assigned by the Librarian, such as copy cataloging, LibGuides editing, or collection development



Requirements:

  • Enrollment in (or completion of) an ALA-accredited library science program
  • Availability Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-6pm from September 15th-December 16th, 2018
  • Excellent search skills (including databases, the web, and library catalogs) and familiarity with multiple citation styles
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates with an ability/willingness to occasionally substitute for the day or evening weeknight librarian


The library assistant is a temporary contract position and does not offer benefits. Hourly rate of pay is $17. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and current resume to Jessica Neave, jneave@baystate.edu.

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