Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: Harford Community College
Originally posted on Maryland Library Association Job Line.
Vacancy Number: 2022-067PTS
Responsibilities: Harford Community College is seeking a customer service-oriented librarian to join our Library team. Responsibilities include providing reference/research assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in person, by phone, and via online chat and video; assisting library patrons in using information and technology resources; and teaching information literacy/library instruction sessions. The Reference & Instruction librarian also serves as an embedded librarian in Blackboard, develops resource guides and online tutorials using a variety of software platforms, serves as a liaison to an academic division, and assists in collection development.
This is a part-time, hourly, 10-month per year position.
Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
Requirements: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or in a closely related field; advanced knowledge of reference service principles and information literacy competency standards; and proficiency in a Windows-based computer environment are required. One year of experience in library reference is preferred.
Work schedule will include at least one evening per week, plus at least one weekend day per month. Other hours are flexible and will be assigned by semester.
Salary Range: Starting hourly rate range: $20.90 – $22.85
Application Process: Apply online at Harford Community College and select Employment Opportunities.
Special Requests: Closing Date: September 13, 2022