Floater Librarian

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The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for two part-time Floater Librarian positions. The successful candidates must be available to work days, nights and/or weekends to staff public service desks at various locations as assigned and will participate in reference services to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting. The Floater Librarian will perform various tasks requiring a broad knowledge of professional literature, bibliographic sources and principles of information delivery and services. Floaters must serve in the position for a full year before being considered for other positions. 2 Part-time positions available, 18 hours per weekSalary: $23.08 - $31.12 per hour, DOQMinimum Qualifications:1. A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school2. Specialized subject knowledge and competency in world languages desirable3. Knowledge of basic bibliographic tools/sources and excellent reference techniquesRequirements 1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job. 2. Residency – Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.3. CORI – Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.aspDeadline for application: September 30, 2013In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.

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