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Reference Librarian (Part-time Professional Position)

Job Title: Reference Librarian
Closing Date/Time: Friday, August 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Salary: $20.50/hour – no benefits
Job Type: Part-time Professional
Location: Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Berlin, Connecticut

The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library seeks a forward-thinking, energetic librarian to join the Reference staff. This 17-hour part time position requires skills in reference, readers advisory, and collection development (especially in a digital environment) and demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Duties include developing collections, delivering customer service, and outreach to the community and local businesses.

Position requires ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, knowledge of reference sources in all formats, familiarity with adult fiction and nonfiction, ability to serve the public in a positive manner, demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills, training or experience in working with mainstream social media, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially with others.
Schedule is Mondays 3-8pm, Tuesdays 12-5pm, Wednesdays 9-4pm, and Saturdays 10-4 (in rotation; off Wednesday when working Saturday). Salary is $20.50/hr – no benefits.
Please submit cover letter, resume and completed Town of Berlin Application (available online here) to the Town Manager’s Office, 240 Kensington Road Berlin, CT 06037. Applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by 12 pm on Friday August 31, 2018.