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Substitute Reference Librarian

The Monroeville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-service-oriented individual to fill a Substitute Reference and Instruction Librarian position. This is a substitute position, on an as-needed basis to maintain staff coverage during library hours. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.


The Substitute Reference and Instruction Librarian will perform information services to the general public. This includes assisting the public with finding library materials, instructing patrons on how to use informational tools and technology, providing reader’s advisory services and providing reference and research assistance.


This work involves assisting patrons with finding information and in using library materials, equipment, and computer programs when needed. This position will include covering the Reference Desk and tutoring patrons in computer and gadget usage when needed.


General computer skills required. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association preferred. Some education or library experience preferred. Knowledge of computer systems and “gadget” technology (iPads,e-readers, etc.) preferred.


PA State Police Criminal record check, PA Child Abuse History clearance and FBI fingerprints are required to begin work.


Monroeville Residency is required within one year – no exceptions.


Job Type: Substitute

Salary: $15

Preferred education: MLS or MLIS

If you are interested in any or our open positions please contact:

Barb English ext. 112