Job: Reference & Activities Librarian

General Information
Position:
Reference & Activities Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
38,000

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Beacon College is currently recruiting for a full-time Reference & Activities Librarian to provide library services during afternoon/evening and weekend hours, reporting to the Director of Library Resources. This position works a 10 month academic schedule with additional time off during holiday breaks. The ideal applicant should have a passion for emerging technologies, providing exceptional customer service, and collaborating with coworkers to create a learning-centered atmosphere for our students.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES: The Reference & Activities Librarian will perform first point of contact duties in greeting faculty, staff, students and the general public and will; assist faculty and students in locating needed information via the OPAC and library databases; provide personalized database instruction in the classroom, collaborate with faculty to implement new services and resources in order to keep current with student needs, supervise work-study students/volunteers and the library in general during evening and weekend hours; conduct workshops and other activities in order to promote library services, create Libguides, informational brochures and signs to promote library services; provide basic technological support to copiers, printers, scanners, Mac and PC computers in the library; assist students with computer software, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, WordQ and Dragon Speak; promptly shelf or re-shelf books and other materials; check library materials in and out; perform opening and closing procedures for the library on evenings and weekends. Tentative Scheduled Hours: Mon-Thurs: 1pm-9pm; and Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. OR Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Hours may change slightly based on user demand.

 


Education:
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program completed or nearing completion

  • 2+ years working in a library setting, preferably an academic library

  • 1+ years working in a supervisory capacity

  • 1+ years of activity/event planning preferred
  • Outstanding customer service skills 

  • Experience using a variety of research databases and print resources

  • Familiarity with Library of Congress classification system

  • Demonstrated self-starter skills

  • Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office products, Outlook email, Windows & Mac machines, copiers, scanners, etc

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
01-16-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.beaconcollege.edu/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Beacon College

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
105 E Main St

City:
Leesburg

Zip:
34748

County:
Lake


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Beacon College

Address:
105 E Main St

City:
Leesburg

State:
FL

Zip:
34748

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Tiffany Reitz

Contact Email:
treitz@beaconcollege.edu

Contact Phone:
3526389707

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to treitz@beaconcollege.edu.


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