Reference Services Librarian, Katy Geissert Civic Center Library

By July 9, 2019

Website Torrance Public Library

There is an opportunity for a temporary appointment to a Reference Services Part-time Librarian position at Katy Geissert Civic Center Library.

The Part-time Librarian primary task is to provide reference and readers’ advisory to the community in person and via telephone. The part-time Librarian also works with the Reference Services team to develop programs and services suitable for the community of Torrance. The individual will be responsible for the collection development and maintenance of a specific collection, and in doing so, the individual has the responsibility to read professional journals, manage a materials budget, use the Baker & Taylor ordering system, and meet deadlines. Additionally, the individual may be asked to attend monthly meetings, create and deliver presentations to community groups and conduct outreach as needed. Similarly, the individual may be assigned one or more system-wide responsibilities, such as developing a collection or serving on a task force. The Part-time Librarian reports to the Reference Services Senior Librarian, and Library Administration as needed.

The current schedule is Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and alternating Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library with the opportunity to work additional hours as needed.

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