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Substitute Reference Librarian, Westwood Public Library (Westwood)

The Westwood Public Library seeks qualified candidates for the position of on-call Substitute Reference Librarian. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed professionals to provide excellent customer service in a dynamic and engaging team environment.  The Substitute Reference Librarian will provide coverage on an intermittent basis when permanent staff members are absent.  This is a non-benefit position.

Duties Include:

·         Provides a broad range of library services, including reference and readers’ advisory services.

·         Instructs patrons in use of library tools, including online database searches and downloadable and streaming media apps.

·         Provides instruction and basic troubleshooting for public computers, laptops, tablets, AV projection equipment and other technological devices.

·         Assists patrons on use of library technology and library services platforms.

·         Follows Westwood and Minuteman Library Network circulation procedures and guidelines. 


M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited institution and a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in library operations.  Must have a solid understanding of technology and social media, and excellent public relations and research skills.  Self-starter who requires minimal supervision.  Thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, particularly as they relate to library advocacy and outreach. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$22.00 - $26.00  / hour

Closing Date

August 13, 2021

How to Apply

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2021-07-12 |  Quick link to this job