Brief job description (essential functions of the job):
The Boston Public Library is seeking a part time (18 hour per week) Floater librarian available to work days, nights and/or weekends to staff public service desks. The Floater shall be assigned as needed to various locations throughout the Boston Public Library system.
Floaters are exempt from some but not all limitations on the Hours of Work provisions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Under supervision, and within the framework of Library policies and practices, participates in services including reference services, to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting, at various locations in Central or branch libraries as assigned. Also includes the performance of various tasks requiring broad professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and principles of information delivery and services.
Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager, Chief of Adult Library Services or designee
Central Library or branch as designated
To be determined as needed by designated public services manager in consultation with other public services managers. While at assigned location shall report to Department Head, Branch Librarian, or ranking staff member.
As assigned, pre-professional and/or support staff.