Daytime Reference and Technology Librarian

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Job TitleDaytime Reference and Technology LibrarianDepartmentLearning and Technology Resources-LibraryPosting Number03474PLocationAnnandale, VA: 22003Full or Part TimePart-TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredSalary Range$24 per hour Position Summary Information

Basic Function

The Daytime Reference and Technology Librarian provides in-person and online reference and instruction services, participates in technology activities such as creating and maintaining online instructional materials, maintaining library social media, and other projects related to library technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Daytime Reference and Technology Librarian duties include:

•Providing reference services to students and faculty at the Reference Desk and online via email and our live chat service.
•Under the direction of the Technology Librarian, supports library technology functions, including staff and student technology support, the creation and maintenance of online learning objects (video tutorials, research guides, etc.)
•Participates in the creation of content for NOVA Libraries social media and library campus blog.
•Provided circulation services during assigned desk shifts.
•Develops and delivers course-specific library instruction as assigned.
•Participates in other library projects as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree plus 18 graduate credit hours in library/information science; or equivalent education, training and experience.
•Reference experience.

Preferred Qualifications

•ALA-Accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science; or equivalent education, training and experience.
•Experience with multimedia creation and editing (video/film, still images, graphics)
•Familiarity with assistive technology.
•Knowledge/experience of HTML and CSS.
•Community college experience.
•Circulation experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Ability to work 8:30am to 5pm Mondays – Fridays during the Fall and Spring semesters.
•Knowledge of library reference sources, classification, databases and service goals.
•Knowledge of information literacy pedagogy and ability to develop and deliver quality library instruction to meet information literacy outcomes.
•Strong communication skills and commitment to public service.
•Strong computer aptitude.
•Ability to work independently in a dynamic environment.
•Participate in other library projects as needed.

Operation of a State VehicleNo Posting Detail Information

Open Date10/01/2019Close Date11/01/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsBackground 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 InformationSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree plus 18 graduate credit hours in library/information science or equivalent education, training, and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience providing reference services to library patrons.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience providing support for library and educational technology.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience creating and editing digital media and online content.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have familiarity with assistive technology?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience working with HTML and CSS?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have work experience at a community college?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have circulation experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Other Document




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Posted: 10/2/2019
Application Due: 11/1/2019
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