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Part-Time Reference Librarian, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA


Provide in-person, email, online chat, phone, and appointment based reference services to University students, faculty, staff, and public patrons, including one-to-one reference assistance, technological assistance, and statistical tracking. Assist liaison librarians with collection development. Participate in the development of digital collections supporting the Archives under the supervision of the Archivist. Assist instruction librarians in the development, creation, and management of digital course materials, research guides, and other curriculum content. Other related projects as assigned.

Up to 18 hours per week (Note: Maximum of 960 hours per year)
Primary Fall/Spring Semesters shifts will be scheduled Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm, may include occasional Sunday or evening shift upon request.


Minimum Requirements:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program or within 2 courses of completing an MLS.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily pass a check conducted by the Criminal History Systems Board (CORI check); a¬†background check satisfactory to the university and¬†must be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 or have a documented and approved exemption.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience providing in-person and virtual reference service, including a broad knowledge of both print and online information sources in an academic library.

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