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Research & Instruction Services Librarian - Temporary, part-time, Johnson & Hill Staffing (Springfield)

This temporary 3-month Librarian assignment will provide reference and information literacy instructions to students, faculty and staff of a local university. (Part-time, 20 hours per week; must be able to work Sundays from 1-9pm, other hours are flexible with some days and evening coverage)

Essential duties include:

Providing traditional and electronic reference desk service, including the use of print and electronic resources.

Designing and teaching information literacy and library instruction classes or courses to students, faculty and staff.

Maintain the reference collection and recommend appropriate reference resources.

Design and prepare documentation to assist library users in identifying, locating, evaluating, and using all types and formats of information resources.

Develop instructional materials, such as web-based bibliographic guides, pathfinders, and tutorials.

Help create and maintain the library website in cooperation with other library staff.

Participate in projects designed to increase campus-wide awareness and use of library resources and services.

Assist in routine library duties, including circulation and collection maintenance.


MLS from an ALA-accredited program preferred; Bachelor's Degree required.

Reference and instruction service experience in an academic library.

Knowledge of electronic information services and resources.

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Some supervisory experience preferred.

Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with high quality and minimal errors.

Must be available to work every Sunday from 1-9pm (other hours are flexible).

Full/Part Time




Salary Range

$23.00 - $25.00  / hour

Salary Notes

High end of the range for someone with MLS degree.

Closing Date

October 1, 2022

How to Apply

Please click on this link to apply: Johnson & Hill Staffing - Apply Here


2022-09-06 |  Quick link to this job