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Part Time Assistant Librarian, North Shore Community College, Lynn, MA

North Shore Community College seeks an enthusiastic and student-focused librarian reporting to the Coordinator of Public Services to provide reference and instructional services on the Lynn campus during daytime hours when classes are in session. The Librarian will provide individual and group instruction sessions, assist with circulation and reserves, and participate in ongoing library initiatives. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse community of users and share a commitment to support student learning.

This is a 20 hour per week daytime position, with requests for reemployment considered for renewal each semester for the academic year and for summer sessions.  Hours will be negotiated between Monday and Friday from 8 am - 4pm based on the Library's needs.


Duties & Responsibilities:

1.    Provides reference services, online assistance, and one-on-one library instruction that promotes the information literacy competencies of our students

2.    Assists in providing chat, email, and SMS reference support on an assigned schedule

3.    Offers class instruction in information literacy

4.    Participates in the assessment of student learning and evaluation of the overall effectiveness of our instructional services

5.    Participates in collection development activities

6.    Assists in collection maintenance projects

7.    Assists in the development of new library programs and services

8.    Serves as a backup for the access services assistant as needed

9.    Performs other duties, as required



  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS Candidate may be considered with appropriate coursework)
  • Reference and instruction experience
  • Knowledge of online databases and Internet resources
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reliability and dependability are extremely important


Additional Information:

Salary:  $28.29 per hour This is a non-benefited, MCCC Unit position.

Starting date: February 4th, 2019


About North Shore Community College: 

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.


Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position. 

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North Shore 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. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, 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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