PT Reference Librarian

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 8th, 2021

Wages

$18.50 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Coventry, RI

Hours

18.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Public

Social

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Job Description

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, 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 managing the Library‚Äôs interlibrary loans; planning and arranging displays; and participating in collection development and maintenance.  

A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school is required, degree-in-progress considered. 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, 8:30-4; Friday, 9:30-5; and every other Saturday, 8:30-4. Hourly rate is $18.50 per hour. Must also be willing to work nights and Sundays (time and a half) occasionally. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references to megan@coventrylibrary.org. 

Website
www.coventrylibrary.org

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://coventrylibrary.org/job-openings

Posted Feb 16, 2021