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Reference and Instruction Librarian (Part-Time), Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Part-Time Reference and Instruction Librarian provides reference services and instruction to students, faculty and staff at Alden Library and/or Downtown Library.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Staffs the reference desk and answers questions in person or via phone, email or chat.
2. Leads library instruction sessions.
3. Prepares course-specific materials to support students' research needs.
4. Keeps reference and instruction statistics as needed.
5. Assists users in use of equipment and facilities.
6. Assists full-time librarians on special projects in support of the services of the library.
7. Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
8. Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college-wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
9. Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, and sexual orientation.
10. Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assess processes and procedures and revise accordingly.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master's in Library Science from an American Library Association Accredited Library/Information Science program.
2. Experience in teaching library orientation and information literacy sessions to individuals and groups.
3. Experience providing reference service using print and electronic resources.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Excellent Customer Service skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Experience working in a Community College library.
2. Experience creating Libguides or other multimedia reference resources.
3. Experience with chat reference and social media in library work.
4. Experience providing reference and instruction for distance education.


SALARY:
MCCC Professional rate of $28.29 per hour. No benefits apply.

HOURS:
Day, evening and Saturday shifts at both the West Boylston and Downtown Libraries are available.

TO APPLY:
Applicants should visit our website at www.QCC.edu/human-resources  for information about our college and must apply online by September 8, 2019.  All internal applicants should be aware that their application for this vacancy constitutes permission for review of their personnel file. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI/SORI) request. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.  Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action college supporting diversity.

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