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Public Services Librarian, BiblioTemps (Bridgewater State University) (Bridgewater)

BiblioTemps® is an employment service of the Massachusetts Library System that provides experienced library workers for temporary placements in public, academic, and special libraries throughout Massachusetts.

Title:                 Public Services Librarian
Location:         Maxwell Library, Bridgewater State University
                          Bridgewater, MA
Start date:       April 3, 2023
End date:         May 19, 2023
Schedule:        24 hours per week
                          Mon. 11AM-2PM; Tue.-Thur. 8AM-3PM; Fri. 11AM-2PM
Pay Rate:        $20.75 – $24.00 per hour
CORI:               REQUIRED

Primary Responsibilities:
•  Provide reference and research services to Bridgewater State University students, faculty, and staff, as well as to community users, which includes but is not limited to instructing users how to search the Library’s catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and other available information sources.
•  Instruct classes in research strategies, information ethics, information discovery, library resources, and resource analysis.
•  Respond to inquiries in-person, by phone, email, and by Chat.

Other Responsibilities:
•  Other duties as assigned, which include but is not limited to working collaboratively with other librarians and/or staff on projects related to Library services or programs.


Required Qualifications:
•  Graduate degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or current enrollment in such a program.
•  Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills including the ability to interact tactfully and skillfully with a wide variety of individuals in a diverse work environment.
•  Knowledge of print, electronic, and network-based information resources and technologies.
•  Ability to use technology effectively.
•  Experience using online databases and integrated library systems, preferably Koha.
•  Ability to adapt to change.
•  Commitment to customer service excellence.
•  Experience teaching library instruction classes or other teaching experience.

Preferred/Helpful Qualifications:
•  Familiarity with basic concepts in teacher education and educational pedagogies and practices.
•  Knowledge of K-12 resources, including children’s and young adult literature.

Safety Measures:
•  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. 

Full/Part Time




Salary Range

$20.75 - $24.00  / hour

Closing Date

Closing Date March 24, 2023

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