Reference/Adult Services Librarian

North Smithfield Public Library

20 Main St, Slatersville, RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 31st, 2024

Wages

$45,000.00 to $47,000.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Slatersville, RI

Hours

35.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

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

Job Description

North Smithfield Public Library – 20 Main St – North Smithfield, RI

We are Seeking a full time Reference/Adult Services Librarian.

·         35 Hours a week including 1 evening and rotating Saturdays

·         Starting salary range $45,000 to $47,000 plus benefits package

Qualifications/Skills

·         MLS/MLIS from an accredited institution

·         Previous library experience in reference, programming, or readers advisory preferred

·         Strong customer service and conflict resolution skills

·         Strong computer background

·         Self-motivated with a desire to provide the best library service possible

Job functions

·         Assists patrons with reference questions using physical and online sources

·         Provide reader advisory services

·         Create brochures and social media posts to promote library resources

·         Assist patrons with using the library’s computers and office machines

·         Keep current of new trends and technologies

·         Represent the library at OSL or OLIS meetings

·         Keep statistics for annual reports

·         Develop adult programs to meet community needs

·         Other duties as assigned

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment start date is Feb. 5.

Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Susan Dubois - Director

northsmithfieldlibrary@gmail.com

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Vacation and sick time, holiday pay, health benefits.

The Community

Suburban town with a population of about 12,000. 

Website
http/www.nspl.info

HR Info

Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Susan Dubois - Director

northsmithfieldlibrary@gmail.com

Posted Jan 4, 2024