Job: Research Librarian (Part-time)

General Information
Position:
Research Librarian (Part-time)

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Competitive

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

The Part-Time Research Librarian is responsible, through the application of established policies and procedures, for providing effective reference and research services primarily on weekends, Saturday (11 am - 6 pm) and Sunday (2 pm - 10 pm) when classes are in session, but also, on occasion, mutually agreed upon on-call shifts at other times.   

  • Answers questions and assists with research in person, by telephone, by text, and by email
  • Assists library users in the use of print and on line resources and in locating material
  • Responds to routine problems library users may encounter with computers, printers, copiers, and micro-format machines when information desk staff cannot respond adequately to the user
  • Retrieves materials from special (locked) collections such as the University Archives, Treasure Collection, Stetson Collection, etc.
  • Serves as back-up for the evening and weekend circulation supervisors
  • Maintains currency regarding reference, research, and database sources
  • Indexes the papers from the E. Clay Shaw Collection; indexes and prepares archival and special collections materials for access as needed
  • Assists research staff with collection maintenance and collection development projects such as weeding, evaluating, and recommending materials for purchase
  • Creates and updates library subject guides for general research and library help
  • Performs other position specific functions as assigned


Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision


Required Experience

  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience providing reference and research service in an academic library preferred

Education:

MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
11-02-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://stetson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=267

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Stetson University

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

Address:
421 N. Woodland Blvd.

City:
DeLand

Zip:
32723

County:
Volusia


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Stetson University

Address:
421 N. Woodland Blvd.

City:
DeLand

State:
FL

Zip:
32723

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Stetson Human Resources

Contact Email:
humres@stetson.edu

Contact Phone:
386-822-8710

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Apply online at https://stetson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=267 


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