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Part-time Research and Instruction Library Associate, Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater)

Position Summary:

The Department of Library Services invites applications for two (2) Part-time Research & Instruction Librarians. This is a temporary, non-benefited position. This position reports to the Head of Reference. Hours may vary slightly when classes are not in session, during final exams, and on holidays.

TOUR OF DUTY: Monday – Friday, 9am to 2pm

*Flexibility with work schedule is preferred

Essential Duties:

· 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.
· May assist with outreach and marketing activities under the direction of the chair of the Marketing Committee.
· Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to working collaboratively with other librarians and/or staff on projects related to library services or programs.


1. Relevant work experience sufficient to meet the responsibilities of this position.

2. 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.

3. Knowledge of print, electronic, and network-based information resources, and technologies.

4. Ability to use technology effectively.

5. Adaptability

6. Commitment to customer service excellence.

7. Experience teaching library instruction classes or other teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
 1. Graduate degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or current enrollment in such a program.

2. Familiarity with basic concepts in teacher education and educational pedagogies and practices.

3. Knowledge of K-12 resources, including children’s and young adult literature.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$30.00  / hour

Closing Date

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2023-09-22 |  Quick link to this job