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Research & Access Specialist, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

Springfield College seeks applications for the position of Research & Access Specialist in the Office of Library Services in the college's Harold C. Smith Learning Commons. This position is one of three Research & Access Specialists that provide customer service, research assistance (in person and online via chat reference), and library services to the college community. They collaborate with other Library Services staff - especially Reference Librarians - to support Information Desk operations, including ongoing supervision of student workers and coordinate with two other points of service within the Learning Commons.


At Springfield College, we offer competitive and generous benefit options for employees and their families.

  • Tuition benefits for employees and dependents
  • Tuition exchange program for dependents
  • Generous paid time off benefits
  • 403(b) retirement plan (TIAA) with a generous college match
  • Medical and dental plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Health Care, Dependent Care
  • Life and accident insurance plans
  • Long-term disability
  • Optional voluntary benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness benefits and programs
  • Free use of our state-of-the-art Wellness Center
  • Discounts on campus and with local businesses


Qualifications include:

  • Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Previous library experience highly desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills needed to interact with diverse students, faculty and staff.
  • Experience with library databases, circulation systems, and digital resources and a familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Office needed.

This position requires a 35-hour work week from Sunday to Thursday, which often includes opening the building. 

Please direct all inquires to: 

Sharon Mosier, M.S. | Employment Manager

Springfield College

Office of Human Resources


Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equality in education and employment.


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