The Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University is seeking a part-time Virtual Reference Librarian. This is a completely telecommuting position.
|Functional Title:||Virtual Reference Librarian|
|Job Summary/Basic Function:|| |
The Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University seeks an engaged, service-oriented Reference Librarian who welcomes the opportunity to offer services that meet the learning needs of SNHU students, faculty, and staff. Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing prompt, courteous and supportive virtual reference service to all library users seeking information via an electronic means; such as email, chat, VoIP (voice over IP such as Google Voice) and through videoconferencing.
Staffing the virtual reference desk, the librarian will assist users with research, utilizing library tools and resources, and suggest materials for further study. This individual will also assist users with general inquires of citation styles, technology and University information as needed. The Librarian may also work with individual students on a scheduled appointment basis over the phone and/or through videoconferencing. Other projects as assigned can include: creating subject and course guides, video tutorials, etc.
Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
|Minimum Qualifications:||The successful applicant must have:|
|Minimum Experience:||2+ to 4 years|
|Equivalent of education & experience acceptable?||Yes|
|Work Hours:||This individual will work selected reference shifts during the academic year (late August-mid December and January – early May) depending on reference desk needs. There may be a possibility of summer hours.|
Shift hours may change due to schedule needs, as appropriate.
|Open Until Filled:||Yes|
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