Career Opportunities

Part-Time Reference Librarian

Waterbury, CT

Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Part-Time Reference Librarian.


The Reference Librarian will possess general knowledge of library processes and services, including the following; a strong customer service commitment by responding to the needs of the Post University community; competencies with technologies including personal computer applications and integrated library systems; ability to work with minimal supervision to initiate and complete projects; work both independently and as a team member; effectively communicate in both oral and written form.. Main responsibilities will include providing research assistance, copy cataloging, and maintaining Post University’s faculty reserves collection.

Schedule includes nights and weekend hours. This is a 20 hour a week position.


  • Matriculation into a Master’s program in library science, or library and information science from an American Library Association accredited college required; Master's degree or higher in one of those programs preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in an academic library preferred.
  • Information literacy instruction experience preferred.
  • Reference and/or technical experience required.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, multi-media applications, Ebscohost, the iCONN Digital Library and Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe. Other database knowledge desirable.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 16,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty & staff whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today's global workplace.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources.

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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