Part-time Research Librarian @ Stetson University Library

Job Description

The Part-Time Research Librarian is responsible, through the application of established policies and procedures, for providing effective reference and research services primarily on weekends, Saturday (11 am – 6 pm) and Sunday (2 pm – 10 pm) when classes are in session, but also, on occasion, mutually agreed upon on-call shifts at other times.


  • Answers questions and assists with research in person, by telephone, by text, and by email
  • Assists library users in the use of print and online resources and in locating material
  • Responds to routine problems library users may encounter with computers, printers, copiers, and micro-format machines when information desk staff cannot respond adequately to the user
  • Retrieves materials from special (locked) collections such as the University Archives, Treasure Collection, Stetson Collection, etc.
  • Serves as back-up for the evening and weekend circulation supervisors
  • Maintains currency regarding reference, research, and database sources
  • Indexes the papers from the E. Clay Shaw Collection; indexes and prepares archival and special collections materials for access as needed
  • Assists research staff with collection maintenance and collection development projects such as weeding, evaluating, and recommending materials for purchase
  • Creates and updates library subject guides for general research and library help
  • Performs other position-specific functions as assigned

Minimum Education:  Master’s degree

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