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Reference Librarian (Adult Services)


Part-Time -- 20-hours per week


This position provides reference and readers' advisory services; assists patrons in the use of the Internet, eMedia, and the online catalog. This librarian will also teaches computer classes.


Hours:  Tuesday - 5:00pm-9:00pm

           Thursday - 8:45am-1:00pm

           Friday - 8:45am-5:00pm

           2 weekends per month




Required:  The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a library of any type; will be a team-player who works well with all levels throughout the organization. Must possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written), strong computer skills, and outstanding readers' advisory skills.


Preferred: A minimum of 2 years experience in reference and adult services in a public library is preferred.


Desired: It would be great if the successful candidate was fun-loving, good-humored, tactful, and resourceful.


Compensation: From $20.87 per hour. This position is eligible for IMRF benefits.


If you are interested in joining the Adult Services team, please send a substantive letter of interest describing your skills and experience, detailed resume, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to: HR Manager, Batavia Public Library District, 10 S Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL 60510. Principals only; no phone calls, please.


Electronic submissions (using Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to are encouraged. Please put "AS Librarian" in the subject line. Applications received by July 15, 2017 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.


Batavia Public Library is an equal-opportunity employer. Inquiries ar encouraged from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the Library.