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Reference Librarian, Wilkens Library, West Barnstable, MA

POSITION:                 Reference Librarian

                                    Wilkens Library

                                    Part-time, Non-benefited

                                    MCCC Unit Position


SUPERVISION: Reports to the Director, Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers



The Reference Librarian provides general reference assistance in a busy library that includes a computer lab. Assistance is provided to library users in person, over the telephone, or via email. The Reference Librarian may provide information skills instruction to selected classes and participate in collection development and other duties as assigned. The position requires afternoon and evening hours including weekends.



  1. Staff the library reference desk and provide general reference assistance and instruction to students, faculty, and staff as well as community patrons using print, multimedia, and digital resources.
  2. Provide assistance to users on basic computer skills.
  3. Provide information and referral to additional resources on the CCCC campus.
  4. Participate in collection development.
  5. Participate in assessment of library services and library staff meetings.
  6. Perform related duties as needed.



  1. MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school.
  2. Library reference experience.
  3. Broad understanding of academic subjects and domains.
  4. Excellent working knowledge of print and online academic information resources, library networks, including online catalogs and online databases.
  5. Excellent technology skills, including facility with Microsoft Office applications.
  6. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  7. Ability to work successfully with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff in a busy, multicultural environment.


COMPENSATION: $28.29/hour, not to exceed 18 hours/week

Part-time, when classes are in session MCCC Unit position


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must apply online by visiting:                                                                         

The online application instructions include directions for uploading a cover letter (which should address the minimum qualifications of the position) and a resume.  Please note that candidates invited to interview for the position will be asked to provide three professional letters of reference and copies of transcripts.


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This appointment is subject to the FY2019 budget appropriation.


Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information) and publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) background checks.


Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other applicable statutes and College policies. Cape Cod Community College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations shall be directed to the College's Affirmative Action Officer, at the number and address below.  Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer and Title IX Coordinator, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, P. Paul Alexander, located in the Nickerson Administration Building, (508)362-2131 x4307, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. 

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