Public Services Librarian

November 7, 2023

Public Services Librarian – Temporary
University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

Provides general reference services to students, faculty and staff and community patrons.
• Assist with physical reference desk hours
• Answer Ask-a-Librarian questions via email, texting and chat
• Assist with assigned reference project(s)
• Participates in training and professional development activities
• Compile reference statistical data in paper and Excel formats
• Other project and duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s of Library Science or Master’s of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited American Library Association program. A successful background check is required.

Participation in night and weekend reference rotation required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience in an academic library preferred; broad knowledge of general reference resources; broad knowledge of databases and search strategies.

Salary: $15 – $25 per hour based on education and experience.

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The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.