Reference Librarian

Radnor Memorial Library

Status: Part Time, Non-exempt
Department: Reference
Rate: $16.00-$19.00 per hour commensurate with experience

The Radnor Memorial Library is seeking candidates to fill several part time Reference Librarian positions at its busy Reference Desk. Part time reference librarians will work an average of 8-14 hours per week including day, evening, and weekend shifts.

Applicants should be customer service focused and attentive to detail. Successful candidates will be knowledgeable in current reference services methods and trends and able to handle difficult situations with professionalism and in accordance with the policies of Radnor Memorial Library and Delaware County Libraries.

Additional duties will include: building and staff supervision during evening and weekend shifts, assisting patrons with reference and technology inquiries, projects assigned by manager, and promotion of library services and programs.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

• Masters of Library Science preferred
• Exceptional customer service skills and professionalism
• Experience answering reference questions using both print and digital resources
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work with the general public
• Ability to teach basic technology skills and problem solve technical issues
• Must be able to work both independently and as a member of a team

Please send completed (1) RML Employment Application, (2) cover letter, and (3) resume to email or mail to:
Joanne Iantorno
Radnor Memorial Library
114 W Wayne Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis

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