Part Time Academic Librarian


Richard J. Daley College Library
Library Type: 
Academic Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Tuesday & Thursday: 1 - 7, Friday: 8-3 or 10-5 Varies by semester
Starts at $20.40/hr

Daley College is currently seeking a qualified Part-Time Librarian with a passion for teaching and learning, along with a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. When you join Daley College as a Part Time Librarian, you will help students develop the research skills needed for academic success as a lifelong learner. The ideal Librarian candidate will have demonstrated success in providing a full range of services that include section management, customer service, reference assistance, and ability to educate students regarding the use of the college library.

Primary Objective: This position is responsible for providing professional services to students, faculty and staff. The position will provide a full range of services that include section management, customer service, reference assistance, academic advising and education to students regarding the use of the college library.


  • Performs specialized tasks involved in the acquisition, cataloging, reference, instruction and circulation of library materials.
  • Assists all library users with electronic and print materials.
  • Assists staff and patrons in identifying and locating documents and materials.
  • Adapts cataloging of new materials using the Library of Congress Catalog.
  • Researches and solves complex bibliographic identification problems.
  • Selects, orders, catalogs and classifies special collections of materials.
  • Assists patrons in research problems.
  • Must have familiarity with Internet sources and the ability to search on-line databases.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.


  • Master's degree in Library Science is required.
  • Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the functioning of the department.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required with the ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels (both inside and outside of the organization).
  • Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be flexible, innovative and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please apply at

Application Contact: 
Valerie Neylon
Apply To:
7500 S. Pulaski Room 2118
Chicago , IL 60652
Phone: 773-838-7669