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Part-time Library Reference Substitute, Jones Library (Amherst)

The Jones Library is seeking experienced, enthusiastic Reference Librarians to fill in, on occasion, at the Jones Library Reference Desk.  This is a Part-time position with a starting hourly pay rate of $17.17 an hour depending on experience. 

Amherst seeks a workforce that reflects the diversity of its community.  AA/EEO.


Graduation from a college or university with a master’s degree in library sciences, and one year of experience in library operations, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of electronic library systems and programs; thorough knowledge of library collection classification; working knowledge of equipment and facilities required in a comprehensive library system. Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment. General knowledge or interest in literature. Ability to analyze and utilize a variety of reports and records; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, employees, supervisors, other agencies, and the general public. Must possesses excellent interpersonal skills, with a strong commitment to customer service. Ability to interact in a positive manner with a diverse population; ability to handle stressful situations.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.17 an hour depending on experience

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

For more information and to apply online please visit, or in person at the Human Resources Department, 4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst


2020-02-12 |  Quick link to this job