Sunday, April 02, 2006

Reference Librarian Substitute, Enfield Public Library

Reference Librarian Substitute - Enfield Public Library. $23.29 per hour. MIN. TRAINING & EXP: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university, plus a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution and not less than 2 years' experience in a professional library position and specialized competency with LANs and reference services. DUTIES: Responsible for identifying and interpreting user needs; providing reference, readers' advisory, computer, database and referral services to Library patrons directly, and by telephone and e-mail; and assisting patrons in material selection. KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Thorough knowledge of professional library methods, reference resources and practices; knowledge of books, authors and readers interests; skill in the operation of computer systems; skill in applying library research methods and practices; ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision; ability to communicate effectively in written and oral expression; ability to deal with the public in a professional and courteous manner; ability to establish and maintain effective supervisory and working relationships with co-workers. Knowledge of and experience with PCs, LANs and the Internet, including but not limited to knowledge of DOS, Windows XP, Windows NT and Netscape, Internet browsers. Interested applicants apply by April 13, 2006. Applications are available online at or by calling the Human Resources Department at (860) 253-6345. Completed applications can be (1) mailed to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082 (2) e-mail your resume to, or (3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264. EOE/AA/M/F.