Substitute Reference Librarian

Town of Westwood

Westwood, MA

Westwood, MA, US
Westwood, MA
30+ days ago

Substitute Reference Librarian

Westwood Public Library

The Westwood Public Library seeks qualified candidates for the position of on-call Substitute Reference Librarian. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed professionals to provide excellent customer service in a dynamic and engaging team environment.  The Substitute Reference Librarian will provide coverage on an intermittent basis when permanent staff members are absent.

Duties Include:

  • Provides a broad range of library services, including reference and readers’ advisory services.
  • Instructs patrons in use of library tools, including online database searches and downloadable and streaming media apps.
  • Provides instruction and basic troubleshooting for public computers, laptops, tablets, AV projection equipment and other technological devices.
  • Assists patrons on use of library technology and library services platforms.
  • Follows Westwood and Minuteman Library Network circulation procedures and guidelines.

Qualifications and Experience M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited institution and a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in library operations.  Must have a solid understanding of technology and social media, and excellent public relations and research skills.  Self-starter who requires minimal supervision.  Thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, particularly as they relate to library advocacy and outreach.

Schedule: Hours may vary from week to week and shifts may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends

Salary and Benefits: This is a non-benefit position.  Salary range is $22.72 – $26.30 per hour.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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