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Reference Librarian - Part-time Contractor - Framingham State University, Framingham State University (Framingham)

 Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Sep 27 2021 Job Description:


Framingham State University seeks a part-time reference librarian. The part-time Reference Librarian assists library users at the Research Help desk and by phone, email, chat, and online communication.


• Provides reference and research assistance in person and by phone, email, chat or online communication.
• Maintains statistical records for all reference services provided.
• Gathers data to assess reference statistics.
• Assists with library instruction sessions.
• Supports the Access Services Librarian by serving as a back-up supervisor for the main desk when needed.
• Troubleshoot problems related to library equipment such as printers, scanners, workstations and copiers.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


• Master's degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution of higher education, or currently enrolled in an accredited Library School.
• Experience working in a library.
• Ability to work with diverse constituencies.
• Excellence customer service skills.
• Ability to work flexibly, collaboratively, and collegially in a dynamic workplace.
• Experience and working with electronic resources such as online databases, Libguides and the Microsoft Office suite is preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time non-benefited, contract position, not to exceed 18 hours per week. The pay rate is $16.00 per hour.

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside campus buildings.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Full/Part Time

Part Time




$16.00  / hour

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2021-10-14 |  Quick link to this job