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    Posted: 10/Oct/2019 at 3:12pm
Adult Reference Librarian/Trainee
The Adult Reference Department is looking for a Librarian/Librarian Trainee to work service points in a large public library. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working as part of a large team in a busy environment. They will have good organizational skills, reference interview skills and research skills. Additional language proficiency in Spanish, French, Creole or Urdu is welcome but not required.

•     17.5 hours a week
•     Evening and weekend hours required.
Responsibilities to include:
•     Providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance using print, non-print, and electronic sources
•     Assisting patrons with technology, including but not limited to; computers, tablets, scanners, copiers, r-readers, Library provided mobile apps.
•     Performing librarian-related tasks necessary to meet department needs.
•     Delivering excellent customer service
•     Creating a warm and welcoming customer experience.
•     Librarian 1 must possess an MLS from ALA accredited program and NYS Librarian Certificate
•     Librarian Trainee must be enrolled in accredited graduate program and have at least 15 credits.
•     Excellent organizational skills.
•     Strong written and oral communication skills.
•     Library or Retail experience preferred.
Salary & Benefits:
•     The salary range is $29.88 – $30.16 per hour based on experience.
•     Vacation – after one year of service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 2 hours per 68 hours monthly service.
•     Four paid holidays: New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and it will continue until the positioned is filled. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to No telephone inquiries or faxed applications accepted.
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