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Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian, Beverly Public Library, Beverly, MA

The Part-time Substitute Reference Librarian works under the general supervision of the Head of Reference Services.  This part-time position works as needed on a fill-in basis for day, night, and/or weekend shifts.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for working at the Reference Desk to assist patrons in a friendly and professional manner with their information needs. Responds to Reference requests that come in via email, telephone, mail, fax, etc.

  • Instructs patrons in the use of the online catalog and other library resources.

  • Provides one-on-one instruction and answers questions about electronic devices and digital resources.

  • Able to establish and maintain courteous, effective and professional service to patrons of all ages.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other staff members.

  • Troubleshoots various equipment, such as computers, printers, fax machines, microform machines, etc. as needed.

 

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from a graduate school program accredited by the American Library Association (Staff Librarian) OR currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program in Library or Information Science from a graduate school program accredited by the American Library Association with half or more courses completed, including a course in Reference (Librarian I).

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Education: MLS/Masters

Salary: $18.38/hour (Librarian I); $23.70/hour (Staff Librarian)

 

Closing Date

Open until filled; preference given to applications received by January 24, 2020

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit letter of application and resume to Allison Babin babin@noblenet.org, or Allison Babin, 32 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915 by January 24, 2020.

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