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Reference Librarian

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Academic Year, Library



Guides students, faculty and other library patrons in the discovery and use of information resources


Essential Job Functions

  • Guides and supports students and other library patrons regarding best practices for information discovery, retrieval and use
  • Schedules, customizes and provides classroom instruction on information literacy both face to face and online
  • Develops print and online guides and video tutorials on information literacy skills and optimal use of library resources and services
  • Serves as collection development specialist and faculty liaison for assigned subject areas within the JWU curriculum and in preparation for new curriculum offerings
  • Provides reference and publishing support for individual faculty scholarship and research projects
  • Assists in planning and maintaining the organization of library resources
  • Participates in, and presents at, professional conferences, and collaborates with other library professionals to coordinate local and regional reference services and information literacy instruction and assessment initiatives
  • Performs other duties as assigned


 Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in library and information science or a related field of study
  • Ability to work evenings and Saturdays


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in library reference and research support
  • Experience with classroom teaching


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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