Texas Wesleyan University is currently seeking a part-time Weekend Assistant. Please see the Texas Wesleyan Human Resources page for more information (https://txwes.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/).
Weekend Reference Assistant
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Provide reference service for all Library patrons. 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.
Position Type: Part Time
Department: West Library
Reports To: Information Services Librarian
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Main Campus
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Acts as the initial contact person for the Reference Department.
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.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
M.S. in Library Science degree desired
Reference and instruction experience desired
Computer and Internet experience required
Familiarity with network technology and electronic resources.
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Assistant Professor of Library Science
Texas Wesleyan University