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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Springfield Technical Community College (Springfield)


The STCC Library is well known among colleagues and students for our strength in support of student learning and of student success.  This position provides reference, computer, database services and instruction to students, faculty, and staff at the college.  The staff is a team of individuals who all contribute to the library's goals.

Report to: Dean of Library Services  

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

Provides excellent public service at our Reference Desk
Develops and maintains effective presentation skills
Teach bibliographic instruction classes including research and assignment specific skills
Must be aware of communication needs and styles of different learners.
Collaborates with Reference Staff  
Prepares library subject guides and instructional materials for print and web environments
Develop knowledge of new technologies and new techniques in reference services
Maintain and report accurate statistics surrounding reference services
Assists in planning, implementing and publicizing reference services in innovative ways throughout the college community.
Participates in library related social media initiatives.
Supports a strong service orientation throughout the library.
Participates in the library's liaison program.
Additional duties as assigned.  



Master's degree in Library Science or closely related field; with three (3) years' experience and/or training that includes library operations, reference service, bibliographic instruction, circulation service, copy cataloging, and library information systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Be able to communicate effectively on a professional level both in writing and orally.
Be comfortable with incorporating emerging technologies into the research process.
Demonstrate research proficiency.
Be familiar with MLA and APA Style. Familiarity with AMA style is a plus.
Understand research methodologies and tools.
Enjoys engaging colleagues and students in the joy of research.
Have excellent computer skills, especially with the use of Microsoft Office and Google products.
Must be able to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
Have an aptitude for organization and attention to detail.
Acknowledge learning style differences.
Must be a team player; and possess strong team communication skills.
Be excited about teaching classes and individuals, and demonstrate those skills

Full/Part Time

Part Time





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2019-08-08 |  Quick link to this job