Library Seeks On-call Reference Librarians

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The Springfield City Library is seeking library professionals to work as substitute (on-call) reference librarians. People may be assigned to the Central Library or any branch library throughout the city. This is a unique opportunity for library professionals looking to supplement their income and gain experience with a large, progressive organization. Springfield is a library system on the rise, and we invite you to be part of this resurgence. We are looking especially for candidates who have some flexibility in their schedules; Saturday work is also a possibility. This might be a good opportunity for recent MLS graduates looking for professional library experience or for retired librarians wanting to keep working, but on a more limited basis.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science. Desired – 2 years’ experience in libraries, including reference assistance, use of online library catalog and databases.

Salary: $20.34 per hour. No benefits.

All applications for employment MUST be completed online through the City of Springfield’s website:

This position appears as “Reference Librarian – Substitute.”


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