Under the direction of the Reference Manager, the PART TIME Reference Librarian assists in providing reference and technology services for all library customers and staff with a concentration on adult services. This includes resources, programs, and services to meet the needs of the adult population in accordance with Haverford Township Free Library’s (HTFL) mission, vision, strategic plan, goals, and objectives. This individual will assist with implementing all technology and computer-based activities for the Library. This position requires a schedule which would include day, evening and weekend hours. For more information, please see the detailed Job Description on our website www.haverfordlibrary.org/jobs
MLIS (Masters in Library & Information Science) from ALA accredited school; Experience in collection development and basic knowledge of the reference department; Comprehensive experience with computers and emerging technologies with the ability to translate the language of information technology to non-expert users; Knowledge of current and progressive trends in reference, technology and library services; Ability to work well with people of all ages, races, genders, ethnicity, socio-economic status, etc.; Ability to think creatively and find solutions outside the box with given projects; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all HTFL staff and departments; Exceptional organizational skills; Understanding of the integrated library systems (ILS), computing, mobile technology, and basic hardware and software for initial troubleshooting; Ability to assume multiple responsibilities with competence and technology problems with patience and perseverance without sacrificing attention to detail; Demonstrate behaviors that match the Library’s mission and values; Have or obtain a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation available; Experience with Microsoft Office applications; Demonstrate ability to think critically, analyze problems, and develop and implement creative solutions; Evidence of a high degree of initiative and versatility, a customer-service focus, and a desire to master new technologies.
Please submit a letter of intent, resume, and the name, title, and contact information of three professional references to the attention of Julie Schultz at email@example.com
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.