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

Posted on Jul 29, 2022

This position includes participation, involvement, and engagement with community groups, partnerships, organizations, boards, and committees.  Primary responsibilities include working at the research (reference) desk, providing 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.

As part of their job, the person in this position will work collaboratively with our Grants Coordinator on the "Building a Better Workforce" grant from the Illinois State Library and continue to build relationships with partnering organizations once the grant is complete.  This position leads the Library's efforts to provide services specifically for job seekers.

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.  Preference to applicants fluent in more than one language.

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.

We pay competitively; offer IMRF pension; 4 weeks of paid vacation; 120 hours of sick leave annually; 14 paid holidays; and health insurance.

Location

Six Mile Regional Library District
2145 Johnson Road
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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