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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Springfield Technical Community College Library (Springfield)

The STCC Library is well known among colleagues and students for our strength in support of student learning and of student success. The staff is a team of individuals who all contribute to the library's goals.

The Part-time Reference & Instruction Librarian will work as scheduled - 18.5 hours per week. Schedule TBD. The Part-time Reference & Instruction Librarian will:

Provide excellent public service at our Reference Desk

Develop knowledge of new technologies and new techniques in reference services

Maintain and report accurate statistics surrounding reference services

Become familiar with the library's collections (print and digital)

Teach bibliographic instruction classes including research and assignment specific skills

Collaborate with the Coordinator of Instruction Librarian and faculty members

Be aware of the communication needs and styles of different learners

Prepare library subject guides and instructional materials for print and web environments

Assist in planning, implementing, and publicizing reference services in innovative ways throughout the college community.

Work in a team environment

Support a strong service orientation throughout the library

Additional duties as assigned


MLS or significant progress toward an MLS from an ALA accredited institution is required

Demonstrated research proficiency and understanding of research methodologies and tools

Ability to incorporate emerging technologies into the research process

Familiarity with MLA, APA and AMA citation styles

Ability to acknowledge different learning styles

Enjoy engaging colleagues and students in the joy of research

Be excited about teaching classes and individuals, and demonstrate those skills

Have an aptitude for organization and attention to detail

Strong team communication skills

Excellent computer skills, especially the use of Microsoft Office and Google products

Work Experience:

Preference will be given to those with demonstrated experience working at a reference desk and teaching information literacy classes

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$30.03  / hour

Closing Date


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2022-09-20 |  Quick link to this job