Evening Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Job Title Evening Reference and Instruction Librarian Department Learning Resources Services-Library Posting Number 03150P Location Sterling, VA: 20164 Full or Part Time Part-Time Position End Date (if temporary) Required Travel Relocation Covered Salary Range $26/hour Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Provides reference, library instruction, and circulation services Monday through Thursday from 4-8 PM, with the possibility of additional hours not to exceed 29 hours per week, depending on funding and the candidate’s availability. This position is part-time with no benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for providing reference and circulation services. Responsible for teaching evening library instruction sessions. Responsible for providing assistance on library equipment and technology. Participates in library professional development programs.

Minimum Qualifications

At least 18 graduate credit hours in an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree program. Library experience including in the use of integrated library systems and online information resources.

Preferred Qualifications

ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS. Experience working in an academic library. Experience providing library instruction or applicable teaching experience. Experience using Alma, Canvas, PeopleSoft, and Springshare products. Knowledge of Library of Congress Classification System.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience providing reference and circulation services. Experience using integrated library systems and online information resources. Skills in basic technology troubleshooting and use of computers. Strong customer service skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to interact effectively with a diverse library user population. Ability to work independently.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/10/2019 Close Date 05/01/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least 18 graduate credit hours in Library/Information Science in an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS program or MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 4/11/2019
Application Due: 5/1/2019
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