Temporary Part-time Reference Position available for Fall–Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library

Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library is seeking a temporary part-time reference librarian for August-December 2013.  This individual will work 20-25 hours/week under the direction of the Head of Research and Instruction. Must be available to work evening and weekend hours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
  2. Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information in the library using a wide range of print and non-print sources.
  3. Assists faculty and students with the online catalog, databases, related software, and Internet use.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to gain a thorough knowledge of Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library’s policies and procedures;
  2. Ability to act as a representative of the Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library to the public and establish good working relationships with colleagues, students, and faculty.
  3. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures for academic library service and the ability to interpret them to the staff and the public.
  4. Knowledge of reference services, practices, and procedures.


  1. ALA accredited masters degree
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Strong interpersonal communication skills
  4. Strong public service orientation

The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library provides library and information services to Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The Library functions as an independent organization with 35 full-time staff, including 15 professional librarians, and has been a leader in developing digital resources among comprehensive-level institutions. Located in an attractive residential area of Baltimore, the Library completed a major addition/renovation project in 2008 that enables it to provide leading-edge facilities and services to 7,500 students and 500 faculty engaged in a range of  bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.

Send cover letter and resume by email or mail by May 20, 2013, to Joanne Hélouvry, Head of Research & Instruction Services, Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library, 200 Winston Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212 jhelouvry@loyola.edu




Joanne Hélouvry

Head of Research & Instruction Services

Loyola – Notre Dame Library

200 Winston Ave.

Baltimore, MD  21212