Part-time HSL Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian Part-Time – (17003000)


Reporting to the Head of Research, Education and Outreach, the part-time Reference Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference services to Temple University Health Sciences Center faculty, staff and students; serves as a liaison to a health sciences school or department with consultation and instruction responsibilities, and supports special projects when necessary. The part-time Reference Librarian works up to 20 hours per week and may be expected to work evenings and weekends on an occasional basis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in library/information science from an A.L.A. accredited library program.

Required Skills and Abilities:

Experience providing reference services in a university or college library or hospital library setting.
Experience with MS Office suite.
Detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and with others in a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Knowledge of PubMed, Web of Science, CINAHL and/or other health sciences databases.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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