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Part-Time Reference Librarian, Rivier University, Regina Library (Nashua, NH)

Summary/Objective:  Provide library research assistance to faculty, staff, students, and other library patrons. In the absence of the Access Services staff, oversee circulation desk activity and supervise student workers. Assist with other tasks within the Library.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide the full range of professional reference services to the University community, offering assistance and instruction in the use of online research databases, the online library catalog, and various reference resource materials, using print, electronic, and other media formats in person as well as using e-mail, phone, and online chat.
Assist patrons as needed in the basic use of computers, printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.
Occasionally provide library instruction sessions for patrons in research methods and general library use.
Assist in maintaining, editing, and preparing LibGuides and other instructional materials. 
When needed, assist other library departments with tasks or projects, including access services & circulation, interlibrary loan, and technical services.
In the absence of the Access Services staff, assist in supervising student workers and with circulation, reserves, shelving and related tasks as needed.
Assist with library projects (such as shelf reading, inventories, catalog record enhancements), and other tasks, as needed. Assist in preparing library materials for campus events and displays. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: In the absence of the Access Services staff, supervise undergraduate and graduate student workers.  

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Hours are Monday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm and alternating Saturdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Summer hours are similar. This is a year-round position, excluding certain breaks and holidays.


Required Education and Experience:

MLS degree or MLS degree candidate (a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge skills and experience are acquired may be considered). Experience working in a library, academic library experience preferred. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with conducting reference interviews and searching research databases. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and basic technical troubleshooting.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Some experience with library circulation systems, as well as supervisory experience. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

$17.00 - $21.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Interested individuals are invited to apply on our website (, and while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. 

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those candidates who apply by May 22, 2022.


2022-05-13 |  Quick link to this job