Reference\Outreach Librarian | Conception Abbey and Seminary Library

Posted on Feb 15, 2017

Conception Abbey and Seminary Library seeks a Reference/Outreach Librarian who will be responsible for instruction and reference services as well as coordinating outreach programs.  This is a full-time position with benefits package.

General Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present library instruction presentations
  • Collaborate with faculty for classroom instructional sessions and course websites
  • Promote and market library services and resources
  • Provide reference assistance to patrons
  • Maintain library website content
  • Coordinate library events
  • Oversee subscriptions to library electronic resources and databases
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Library Director



  • Master of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited school
  • Experience working in a library, preferably an academic setting


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends 


  • Knowledge of Catholic faith and life
  • Experience using online research databases
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office


Conception Abbey and Seminary Library
PO Box 501
Conception, MO 64433
United States

How to apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but those received by March 15, 2017 will be given first consideration.  Additionally, finalists for the position will be asked to submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Please mail or email a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references to: 

Chris Brite
Conception Abbey and Seminary Library
PO Box 501
Conception, MO 64433

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