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Librarian I - Reference Librarian

Warwick Public Library

Central

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 30th, 2021

Wages

$25.20 to $32.69 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Warwick, RI

Hours

19.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Warwick Public Library is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian who is eager to work with the public providing excellent customer service. Primary tasks assigned to this position include providing reference and readers advisory service to patrons in-person, via telephone, chat service, and email; assisting and instructing patrons on the computer; participating in collection development and maintenance; keeping up with current library trends and services; and performing additional library related duties as required.

Other points of interest include opportunities in program development; planning and arranging displays; and contributing to the Library's social media pages.

Additional Info & Requirements

A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school. Must have a knowledge of principles and practices of professional library work; knowledge of current trends in reference services and library services for patrons of all ages; ability to interact effectively with library staff; ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.

Must be willing to work nights and weekends. September - May, this position will be assigned a 4 hour shift on alternating Sundays.

The Community

The Library is located in the heart of Warwick and provides services through the Central location and three small branch libraries. The population of Warwick is roughly 81,000, but the Library is used by patrons from all over the state.

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.warwickri.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1391/f/pages/librarian_i_-_part_time_19_hrs_reference_librarian_21-328-4_11.24.2021.pdf

HR Info

https://www.warwickri.gov/personnel-department/webforms/submit-application-or-resume

Vacancy No. 21-328-4

Posted Nov 29, 2021