Reference and Instruction Librarian

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and delivering the College’s library instruction program
  • Providing reference service at the Reference Desk during day, evening, and weekend hours on a rotating basis
  • Expanding skills by way of cross training within the library team
  • Participating in collection development
  • Assuming responsibility for the library during scheduled evenings and weekends, including the supervision of student workers
  • Promoting library resources using LibGuides
  • Participating in shaping the future of Edens Library’s services and collection

Minimum of Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Masters in Library and Information Science

Required Experience:
None

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility and interest in taking on new responsibilities in a fluid professional environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Experience with Springshare LibGuides is helpful

Physical Requirements:

Sitting behind a desk: 25%

Standing:5% Walking:5% Lifting: 5% Kneeling: 5% Bending: 5%

Reaching above head level: 5% Reaching below head level: 5 %

Pushing: 5% Pulling: 5% Using hands and fingers: 30%

How to Apply:
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three professional references to Jane Tuttle, Library Director, at jtuttle@columbiasc.edu.
New MLIS graduates are encouraged to apply.

EOE   M/F/D/V
Application and Affirmative Action form