Reference Librarian P/T

Wayne, NJ
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Invitation to Apply:

The David and Lorraine Cheng Library at William Paterson University seeks applications for a Part Time Reference Librarian position.

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York

Position begins September 2018.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing assistance to students, faculty, staff and community users visiting the Library.
  • Responding to email and online chat questions.
  • Answering phone inquiries.
  • Conducting library instruction sessions.
  • Working on special projects as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS.

Schedule hours will vary; must be available to cover daytime weekday and occasional evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reference experience in an academic library

For additional information about the University please visit

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

Complete an application

Submit a cover letter and resume

Provide names/contacts of three professional references.

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

If you have any general questions related to this search please email


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