Coventry Public Library is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian who is eager to work with the public and provide excellent customer service. Primary tasks include providing reference to patrons in-person, via telephone, chat and email; assisting and instructing patrons on the computer; keeping up with current library trends and services; and performing additional library related duties as required.
Other duties include arranging displays and participating in collection development and maintenance.
A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school is required. 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.
Schedule is Monday, 4-8; Wednesday, 4-8; and every other Saturday, 8:30-4 (8:45-1 from June-Aug). Hourly rate is $23 per hour. Must also be willing to cover other shifts and Sundays (time and a half) occasionally.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info & Requirements
Degree in progress will be considered.
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