(Temporary/Part-Time) Librarian, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke MA

Job Description:

The librarian, in conjunction with other professional librarians, provides reference services and information literacy instruction.  Needs to be proficient in working with spreadsheets, databases, and data conversion, and able to troubleshoot a range of computer issues.


Provides reference services to all library patrons by servicing regular shifts on the reference desk.

Participates in the Information Literacy Instruction program by teaching classes as needed.

Updates patron records in library system with data of incoming students.

Updates journal list with data from database vendors.

Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to work Tuesdays and Thursdays (flexibility for the other days).

EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:  Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

COMPENSATION:  $24.63 an hour, non-benefited, temporary, MCCC unit position

STARTING DATE:  September, 2013 through May, 2014

HOURS:  18.5 hours per week


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