Part-time Reference Librarian–American University Library


*Job ID: 10476
*Job Title: Part-time Reference Librarian (9527)
Organization Name : American University LIbrary
*Job Description: American University Library
Position Announcement
Part time Reference Librarian
October 25, 2012

American University Library invites applications for a part-time Reference Librarian for the fall 2012/spring 2013 academic year (12-15 hours) beginning immediately through May 15, 2013 with a potential renewal for the summer and autumn.

Responsibilities: Provide reference service to a diverse user population at a busy reference desk. Provide research assistance in the use of the on-line catalog, 400+ databases, and the print collection, in addition in addition to training and support for users of citation management software. Staff email and IM/chat reference services. Perform other reference responsibilities as assigned.

General days and hours include: Tuesdays 12:00pm to 6:00pm, Fridays 12:00pm to 6:00pm and one evening or weekend day per week (shifts to be determined).

Qualifications: Requirements: ALA-accredited M.L.S., plus academic or equivalent reference experience. Experience with electronic information resources, including EndNote and other citation management tools. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and collegially.