Weekend Reference Assistant - Part Time -- Texas Wesleyan University -- Ft. Worth, TX

Position Summary:
Provide reference service for all Library patrons in person and via online chat. Assist patrons in the use of print and electronic resources . Provide support for Reference and Instruction Librarians. Assist with Circulation and Weekend duties as needed.

Duties:

  • Acts as the initial contact person for the Reference Department
  • Provide reference assistance to library and online patrons
  • Maintain the schedule of the Orientation and West Conference Rooms
  • Provide organization and support for the Reference and Instruction Librarians.
  • Possess and maintain current knowledge of citation styles, information retrieval tools, library collections, and one-on-one teaching practices.
  • Direct advanced or subject-specific reference questions to the appropriate subject librarian.
  • Promote the intellectual resources of the library’s collection and staff.
  • Monitor the Circulation Desk and assist as needed.
  • Monitor and respond to noise levels appropriately.
  • Maintain a collegial decorum with the Wesleyan Community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelors degree
  • M.S. in Library Science degree desired

Experience:

  • Reference and instruction experience desired
  • Computer and Internet experience required
  • Familiarity with network technology and electronic resources.
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