Job Posting: Seeking Public Services/Reference Librarian (part-time)

The University of Scranton seeks a Public Services/Reference Librarian. This is a part-time, twelve month, professional staff position. The part-time Public Services Librarian participates in Library public service activities including: provides research services virtually and in person, provides instruction in the strategy and techniques of research and information evaluation, oversees Library services and staff in the absence of the full-time librarian, participates on the collection development team, and maintains an atmosphere conducive to study including proper operation of equipment, good order of materials, absence of disruption, and supervision of closing the building.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program is required. Library experience is required.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include: research and information evaluation skills, supervisory skills, communication skills, including the ability to instruct students individually and in groups, and the ability to deal well with members of the public.

Hours are Tuesday from 6:00 pm-11:30 p.m. and Saturday from 12 noon to 8 p.m. Flexibility in working additional hours or adjusting hours as required by the academic calendar is preferred.

This position will remain open until filled.

All applications must be submitted electronically:
Click “Search Postings” on the Human Resources page to create an application and then apply for a position. Please note you will not be considered an applicant until you apply for a specific, open position. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at (570) 941-7767 or e-mail your questions to Thank you for your interest in working for The University of Scranton!

Posting number and position title are:
Posting Number: 6000756; Title: Public Service/Reference Librarian-Part Time

The University of Scranton is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body embracing an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. The University welcomes Veterans, minority persons, women, and persons with disabilities to apply. The University of Scranton is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.

RefWorks Drop in Sessions Available for Help with Citation Management

RefWorks is a citation manager that helps you to keep your research organized, store documents, and create annotated bibliographies. The University of Scranton has a subscription to RefWorks that is available to all students, staff, and faculty.

The library will be hosting drop in instructional sessions for students to take advantage of this powerful tool. All sessions will be in Library room 306. Students can stop in at their convenience to ask questions or to get general instruction on how and why they should be on Ref Works. Available drop-in times are:

Wednesday, February 29 from 12-1pm with Kevin Norris

Monday, March 5 from 3-4pm with Donna Witek

Tuesday, March 6 from 8-9pm with George Aulisio

Wednesday, March 7 from 12-1pm with Kevin Norris