Reference Assistant, Anna Maria College
The Mondor-Eagen Library at Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA, is now taking applications for a part-time Reference Assistant. We are looking for a professional, flexible, and dedicated individual to join our staff. Ability to work on multiple projects, supervise student workers, and offer exemplary customer service required. Willingness and ability to learn new tasks essential. This position is perfect for students and early-career professionals looking to expand their skill base and explore different facets of academic library work.
Reference Assistance – Assists the Reference and Instruction Librarian in preparation for information sessions and monitors the Reference Desk when needed.
Interlibrary Loan – Uses the OCLC World Share Management ILL system, finding material in the library for loan and assisting the community with borrowing materials.
Outreach — Helps promote library awareness and use, including display planning and other outreach efforts.
Cataloging and Access Services – Assists as needed with Reserves, Circulation, and Access.
Contributes to the work of all staff to maintain services and organization of the library.
Attends appropriate library workshops and conferences.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Training/monitoring student staff
SCHEDULE: Monday– Friday 20 hours per week. Will require some evening shifts. Schedule is adjustable.
Master’s degree, or enrollment in Library Science from an A.L.A.-accredited graduate program preferred, but will consider a bachelor’s degree candidate with at least 3 years’ academic library experience. Must be able to work as a member of a team, demonstrate use in Microsoft Office Products, and be able to shelve books and care for other library materials. Prior use of LC classification and Evergreen ILS is preferred.
MLS or candidate preferred. Bachelor degree with experience will be acceptable.