DATE AVAILABLE: December 2015
JOB TITLE: Weekend/Evening Librarian (part-time)
DEPARTMENT: Visual Arts Library, School of Visual Arts
REPORTS TO: Digital Services Librarian
- Fall and Spring semesters only (September to May, no summers)
- Hours: 10 hours per week. The times: Saturday afternoons (2pm to 5pm); Sunday afternoons (2pm to 6pm); plus one weekday evening 6pm to 9pm (specific weekday may vary semester to semester)
POSITION OVERVIEW: Provides reference service in the Visual Arts Library on weekends and one weekday evening. Participates in specialized cataloging projects. Provides support to circulation supervisors as needed.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Has primary responsibility during weekends and one weekday evening for assisting undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members with library navigation and use of online catalog and electronic resources.
- Works on special cataloging projects under the supervision of the head of technical services.
- Develops LibGuides and other research aids.
- Presents occasional weekend library instruction sessions.
- Performs administrative-related tasks in reference services as required.
- Provides support to weekend and evening managers with student supervision, resolution of patron issues, facilities problems, etc.
- Reports any patron or staff problems/issues to supervisor. Recommends weekend and evening service improvements.
- MLS degree and subject knowledge of the humanities, art & design history
- Ability to work 10 hours per week, including weekends and one weekday evening
- Experience using online art and design databases
- Excellent communication and customer services skills
- Cataloging experience in an academic or museum setting
- Knowledge of AACR2, LCRI, LCC, LCSH and MARC
- Experience with OCLC Connection and ExLibris Voyager preferred
- Ability to work independently
- Detail oriented, with ability to maintain focus on long-term projects.
More information and application: http://www.sva.edu/about-sva/working-at-sva/administrative-staff/librarian-weekendevening