General Information

Job Title:

Reference Services Specialist (LIS Associate)

Job Description:

This is a full-time, non-professional library position primarily responsible for reference services. It also entails some oversight over circulation and related services.

  • Provide proactive reference assistance to students in using library resources, print and Refer difficult reference requests to the library director as needed. (ca. 20%)
  • Participate in both formal (group) and informal bibliographic instruction regarding all library resources with students, in-person and (ca. 20%)
  • Supervise all inter-library loan (ca. 20%)
  • Manage incoming periodical issues as well as existing print periodicals; assist students with access to online periodicals. (ca. 20%)
  • Help oversee circulation activities to ensure that materials are accounted for properly (this includes oversight of student workers) (ca. 20%)
  • Perform other duties as

Position Qualifications:

  • Some academic library experience is strongly preferred (MLIS is not required for this position).
  • Ability to interact with students and faculty in a friendly
  • Familiarity with theological resources, preferably in the Presbyterian, Reformed, and Evangelical tradition.
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of
  • Punctuality and dependability in all aspects of
  • Strong computing skills required – no exceptions. Extensive experience with MS Word required; experience with MS Excel, and other MS Office programs strongly preferred, including MS Access.
  • Ability to perform multiple kinds of duties within one day with frequent
  • Willingness to learn new skills as

This position reports directly to the Library Director.

This position is responsible for managing student employees of the Library in conjunction with the Library Director.

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:

Depends on experience

General Information

Church/Organization Name

Reformed Theological Seminary

Contact Name & Contact Info

(601) 923-1643




Not Applicable

City, State

Charlotte, NC

Description of Organization

Rooted in biblical fidelity, confessional integrity, academic excellence, and spiritual growth, the purpose of Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) is to serve the church in all branches of evangelical Christianity, especially the Presbyterian and Reformed family, by preparing its leaders, with a priority on pastors, and including missionaries, educators, counselors, and others through a program of theological education on the graduate level, based upon the authority of the inerrant Word of God, the sixty-six books of the Bible, and committed to the Reformed faith as set forth in the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Larger and Shorter Catechisms.

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