Reference Librarian

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Sep 05, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description



Position Requisition Information


Job Title Reference Librarian
Department Library
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Type Contingent/Seasonal/Temporary
Employee Type Part Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Grant Funded  
Work Year 12 Months
Work Year-Other Information  
Typical Work Schedule
Bargaining Unit Eligibility No
Work Week Other
Work Week-Other Information Hourly
Application Review Begins  
Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a part-time position. Two positions available.
Position Information for Posting


Position Introduction
Position Summary
To provide library reference and instructional services to the College community.
Reports to Director of Library
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Include but are not limited to:
- Provide reference and research assistance to the College community.
- Plan and provide information literacy instruction for the College community.
- Develop instructional materials in support of the information literacy program.
- Plan and administer assessment activities for the information literacy program, analyze resulting data, develop transformations, and generate assessment reports.
- Develop methods of increasing public awareness of library services.
- Provide input in the selection and withdrawal of library resources.
-Develop and maintain the content and layout of the library website.
- Establish and carry out departmental goals (adjuncts assist full-time librarians to carry out goals)
- Provide statistical information and reports required by the Director of Library
- Assist in the preparation of the budget.
- Represent the Library on appropriate internal and external committees.
- Serve as a resource person for consultation in specialized areas of information retrieval.
- Attend continuing education seminars.
- Provide back-up coverage at the Circulation Desk.
- Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Required Education Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Other Required Qualifications
· Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
· Computer skills to include strong knowledge of internet and online database searching, MS Word, PowerPoint, and basic knowledge of webpage design software preferred.
· Prior successful library reference/instruction experience preferred.
Desired Qualifications  
Skills and Specifications
Location Main Campus

Application Details

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