Job Posting: Per Diem Substitute Reference Librarian

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The Town of Hopkinton seeks two per diem positions for its Public Library:

Per Diem Substitute Reference Librarian

The Reference Librarian works under the direction of the Adult Services Librarian and provides public library reference desk services on an on-call or as-needed basis when regularly scheduled staff are unable to staff the desk. This position will also participate in our regular Saturday rotation (6 - 6.5 hours every 3 - 5 weeks) servicing any area in the library, as well as Sundays (4.5 hours on occasion as needed) when Sunday afternoon hours are added to the library schedule.

Substitute Reference Librarian Qualifications:

Equivalent to Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA-accredited program or students close to completion of MLS (within 1 year) and public library or reference desk experience.

More than 1 years public library or reference desk Preferred.

Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate and work effectively with other staff and library patrons of all ages.

Comfortable helping library users with the Internet, electronic library resources, computers, and other technology.

Pay Rate: $21.81 – $23.83, depending on qualifications.