DATE ENTERED: June 2, 2021
POSITION: Substitute Reference Librarian (Central Library)
LOCATION: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Charlottesville, VA
APPLY BY: 06/18/2021 at 5:00 P.M.


Starting Salary:  The starting hiring amount is $20.03 to $26.04 an hour for this position.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.gov/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY:  
This position provides reader's advisory and reference services at a public service desk and provides assistance to patrons of all ages in the use of library resources and equipment. We are seeking candidates with a strong public service orientation with general knowledge of library practices, knowledge of reference materials including electronic information resources, online databases, Internet and familiarity with Windows.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Position expected to work at a public service desk to provide reference and information assistance. Responsible for serving patrons of all ages, provides reference and reader's advisory; requires some general department and/or branch duties; provides knowledge of reference materials and electronic information resources, online databases, Internet and Windows, reader's advisory and other reference services as required.  See "General Summary" for additional details.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • M.L.S. (Masters of Library Sciences) degree from an ALA accredited school required;
  • Previous library experience and knowledge of general reference sources and a willingness to read both juvenile and young adult literature;
  • Familiarity with automated library systems and experience with MS Office suite and online reference resources.
  • At least two years of previous library work experience is preferred;
  • Experience with an integrated library system, such as Sierra.

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