Full-Time Reference Librarian (AKA Research & Instruction Librarian) | Six Mile Regional Library District

Posted on May 9, 2022

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people?  Do you have experience providing research services and planning programs in a public library that embraces change?  If so, you might be just the person for us.  And, we might be just the place for you.  We want friendly, confident, energetic, and highly motivated  individuals with superb customer service skills and great technical and interpersonal skills to join our SMRLD team.

This position includes participation, involvement, and engagement with community groups, partnerships, organizations, boards, and committees.  This position performs outreach to our homebound population.  Primary responsibilities include working at the research desk, providing reference and readers advisory services, identifying and/or participating in programs and services, assuming responsibility for some collection development, and making recommendations to further our goals and enhance our role in the community.  Our team is comprised of a staff of thirty, which includes five other professional librarians.

We pay competitively; offer IMRF pension; paid vacation; sick and holidays; and health insurance.  We are a progressive library that embraces new ideas and services.  Situated just six miles east of St Louis, Missouri, we enjoy all the benefits of a "big city":  world-class amenities such as professional sports teams, symphony, theater, zoo, botanical gardens, museums, restaurants, travel access, universities, and more.

Requirements

Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited university and a minimum of two years of experience at a public library.

Location

Six Mile Regional Library District
2001 Delmar Avenue
Granite City, IL 62040
United States

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to adminassist@smrld.org

More information is available at https://www.smrld.org/about/employment-2/

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