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Part-time Reference Librarian, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA


The Belmont Public Library seeks a part-time Reference Librarian (12- 16 hours per week). Performs a variety of duties to provide assistance to patrons in the use of all library resources, including online catalog, databases, Internet, OverDrive, etc. Helps patrons download materials to various mobile devices, troubleshoots computer and printer issues. Must possess strong commitment to high-quality public service and enjoy patron instruction, reader’s advisory and other patron interactions. Ability to assist technology librarian with technology instruction, computer maintenance, 3D printing, and/or special projects preferred.

Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school with one year of reference and public library experience required. Must have knowledge of principles and practices of library work and use of library resources and information technology.

The starting hourly rate is $28.11 This position is not eligible for benefits other than those required by law. Hours will be 4 hour shifts, either 9-1 or 1-5 on weekdays, plus the ability to work ½ or full days on Saturday. An interest in working in support of the Children’s Department when needed would be excellent. Flexibility to work additional hours is preferred.
Addition hours may be during the week working on special projects and also to supplement the Reference Department schedule when coverage is needed due to vacations or absences.

How to Apply:

The original job posting will full description can be found here. Please submit a resume, cover letter, Belmont town application, and list of professional references to the Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or [email protected] or fax (617) 993-2741 by December 1st 2020 The Town of Belmont is Equal Opportunity Employer.