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Library Administrator, MassBay Community College, Wellesley Hills, MA

Performs duties in connection with patron assistance, circulation, collection maintenance, and other basic library functions. Aids library users in locating and using materials; charge, renew and discharge library books and materials; and performs related work as required. Aids in the maintenance, preparation, distribution and lending of library books and other materials.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  •  Assists library users by responding to inquiries and providing information concerning library materials, library and college rules and procedures, and library facilities;
  • Provides general reference services; train and assist library patrons in the use of the online catalog, reference, book and periodical collections, and electronic resources;
  • Charge, renew and discharge library materials using manual, mechanized or automated systems to record the disposition of library materials; maintain records and statistics of circulation and other daily activities;
  • Conducts searches of materials to determine which are in print, on order or in stock before ordering; and updates various records, files, etc. to reflect such findings;
  • Verify proper location of books and other library materials by searching the library for misplaced items; by retrieving books as requested; and by placing books and other library materials in the proper locations to facilitate use and accountability of library materials;
  • Assist and instruct users in the operation of copiers, microfilm/microfiche reader printers, microcomputers and any additional equipment; performs routine maintenance on equipment;
  • Opens and/or closes the Library for patrons in a timely manner. Checks library equipment (copiers, computers, printers) for readiness and troubleshoots equipment problems (replacing toner, removing paper jams, etc.);
  • Perform bibliographic instruction;
  • Perform collection maintenance by shelving books and periodicals;
  • Perform bibliographic searches for faculty and for other purposes;
  • May provide support to library automation projects;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution with previous experience in the utilization of library automated systems and electronic reference resources. Demonstrated written and presentation

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$25.00 per hour

Closing Date

October 20, 2018

How to Apply

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking on link below. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.

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