Friday, September 07, 2012

Part Time Reference Librarian - Killingly Public Library

Part Time Reference Librarian - Killingly Public Library. Supervisor: Head of Reference. Hours of Work: Tuesday or Wednesday evening from 3:00-7:00 & every other Saturday 9:30-3:30 from mid-September through mid-June. Primary Functions: Creates positive experiences for library customers by performing professional library work including reference service, reader/media advisory and collection maintenance. Staffs busy reference desk serving a diverse clientele of all ages. Provides assistance to customers with varying levels of literacy and technical abilities. Promotes community outreach and programming. Performs duties in other library areas and participates in library special projects as needed. Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Skills Required: MLIS, completed or in progress. Strong commitment to public service. Strong reference (both print and electronic) and reader's advisory skills. Technical expertise using databases, digital resources, and other software. Experience using integrated library system software. Ability to apply principles of library science to solve practical problems. Ability to identify and comprehend patron needs quickly and accurately. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience with WordPress website software desirable. This is a part-time, seasonal position mid-September through mid-June with no benefits. Salary range is $19.00-23.00/hour commensurate with experience. Submit letter of application, resume, and the names/contact information of three references to: Town Manager’s Office, Town of Killingly, P.O. Box 6000, Danielson, CT 06239, or by email to: Application materials must be received by September 28, 2012. EEO/OEO.