Weekend/Evening Reference Librarian (part-time permanent) – School of Visual Arts

DATE AVAILABLE:        September 2008
DEPARTMENT:             Visual Arts Library, School of Visual Arts
REPORTS TO:              Associate Library Director
SCHEDULE:                  Seasonal: Fall and Spring semesters only
Saturday: 2pm-5pm; Sunday: 2pm-6pm
One weekday evening (specific day may vary per semester)6pm-9pm

SALARY:  $24.00/hour

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Provides assistance with reference services and administrative support in the Visual Arts Library on weekends and one weekday evening.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary responsibility during weekends and one weekday evening for assisting undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members with library navigation and use of online catalogue and electronic resources.
  • Performs administrative-related tasks in reference services and other areas of Visual Arts Library, as required by supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS and graduate-level Art History degree, or strong background in the history of art and design.
  • Ability to work total of 10 hours per week during weekends and one weekday evening.
  • Interest in pursuing a career in reference services
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Experience using online art and design databases.
  • Strong customer services skills.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:
working@sva.edu.

No walk-ins please.  The School of Visual Arts is an EOE.

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