Distant Librarian - Part-time


The College of Professional Studies at Bethel University invites applicants for the position of Part Time Distance Education Librarian. The ideal candidate will be user-centered and innovative in their approach to online learners. Primary duties include providing evening and weekend reference support and outreach. The Part Time Distance Education Librarian will report to the Director of Online Library Services.

The position will be located at anyone of the College of Professional Studies campuses: Nashville, Memphis, Clarksville, Jackson, or Paris, Tennessee. This is not a telecommuting position.


Provides evening and weekend reference support, primarily through chat service, for 20 hours per week; Outreach to promote student learning; Collaborate with staff and librarians within; Bethel University; Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Masters of Library Science from an ALA accredited program or equivalent advanced degree; or currently enrolled in MLS program.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; Experience with adult learners.

Familiarity with online reference tools and technologies, as well as learning management systems.

Strong problem-solving abilities to assist users resolving issues.