University of St. Thomas
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Part Time

Not eligible for benefits except the retirement plan

University of St. Thomas

Part-Time Reference Librarian

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is inviting applications for a part-time Reference Librarian.  This position reports directly to the Public Services Librarian.




The part-time Reference Librarian is responsible to provide reference services to our patrons during the weekends.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide research help at reference desk for the University of Thomas scholarly community.
  • Provide telephone and online reference service including e-mail, text messaging and
  • Assist with special reference projects such as creating specialized bibliographies, checklists, holdings lists,
  • Offer advice and consultation to other reference librarians i n the development and evaluation of the Doherty main library reference
  • Other duties/responsibilities may be assigned as

Experience and Qualifications:         ALA accredited MLS degree required.

  • Experience as a reference librarian: reference desk, bibliographic instruction, user guides, preferably at a college/university
  • Experience with using online
  • Effective communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to work effectively independently and be self-motivated.

Working Schedule:

This is an hourly position with a weekend schedule.  

Physical Requirements:

Some bending, lifting, and stooping required in an office environment.


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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