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North Liberty, IA

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Kirkwood Community College Library Services seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Part-time Reference Librarian.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of and commitment to information literacy in an academic setting and experience with distance learners is desirable.  Primary duties will include providing reference and instruction services to students and faculty and assisting patrons with library resources.  Position is for 20 -28 hours per week and will include some evening and weekend hours.


  • Provide reference services to students and faculty.

  • Provide instruction including information literacy skills in person and at a distance.

  • Assist patrons using library resources in person and at a distance.

  • Participate in teams developing and improving reference, instruction and information literacy services to users on and off campus.

  • Supervise facility during weekend or evening shifts.

  • Work with faculty to achieve information literacy skills through assignments and class activities.

  • Participate in selecting and deselecting print and electronic resources.

  • Participate actively in team and department meetings.

  • Engage in professional development.

  • Assist patrons at checkout desk.


  • MA or MLS degree from an ALA accredited program.  (Will accept applications from students expecting to receive their degree within 6 months from date of hire)

  • Knowledge of current trends in providing library services

To review the full job descriptions and apply online, please visit AA/EEO employer.

Posted 07/17/17

Job ID: 24001315