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Available Positions

Substitute Reference Librarian

The Parkland Community Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-service-oriented individual to fill a Substitute Reference Librarian position, working on an as-needed basis to maintain staff coverage during library hours. This position will also be included in the weekend rotation and work one Saturday every 5 weeks.   Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

 

The Substitute Reference Librarian will cover the Reference Desk and

  • Provide information services for the general public

  • Assist the public with finding library materials

  • Instruct patrons on how to use Library databases, eBooks, and online resources

  • Provide reader’s advisory services

  • Provide reference and research assistance

General computer skills required, including familiarity with Microsoft Office, web browsers, and email.    Knowledge of computer systems and related technology (eReaders, iPads, tablets, phones, etc.) preferred. Good interpersonal and teaching skills.

Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program preferred. Some library experience preferred.

Satisfactory completion of a criminal history, child abuse screening, and FBI fingerprinting prior to employment and every three years thereafter are required.

Applicants may submit a letter of intent, resume and contact information for three professional references.  Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and should be sent to Debbie Jack at jackd@parklandlibrary.org   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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