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Employment Openings:

Part-Time Reference Librarian

The Public Library of New London seeks a creative, energetic self-starter to join our team. The successful candidate will assist the Head of Information Services to develop, coordinate and implement programs. Other responsibilities include staffing a busy reference desk, ordering books, promoting community outreach and coordinating makerspace initiatives. This is a part-time position of 19 hours a week, with a variable schedule that includes daytime and evening hours and Saturdays in rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences from an ALA accredited institution required. Candidates completing MLS/MLIS degree will be considered. Minimum one-year experience working at the reference desk. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population and effectively provide excellent customer service to a large number of customers simultaneously. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Solid interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Strong networking, facilitation and outreach skills. Experience developing library programs or employment workshops is a plus.

Salary range is $22- $27 an hour, depending on experience. There are no benefits with this position.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to mgupta@plnl.org or mail to Madhu Gupta, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320. Position open until filled.


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If you have any questions please call: 860-447-1411.