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Part-Time Librarian (Evening), Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA

General Summary:

Middlesex Community College seeks an enthusiastic and student-focused librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries to provide reference and instructional services on the Lowell campus in the evenings when classes are in session. The Librarian will oversee the operation of the library during the evening hours, 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.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the library opening and closing procedures;
  • Assists in providing chat and email reference support on an assigned schedule;
  • Provides reference services, online assistance, and one-on-one library instruction that promotes the information literacy competencies of our students;
  • Offers class instruction in information literacy;
  • Participates in the assessment of student learning and evaluation of the overall effectiveness of our instructional services;
  • Participates in collection development activities;
  • Assists in the development of new library programs and services;
  • Serves as a backup for the circulation assistant as needed;
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Requirements:

Required

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, or closely related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated aptitude and commitment for teaching in support of students with differing levels of academic preparation, varying physical and learning abilities, and who represent diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals.

Preferred

  • Experience in planning and providing group instruction in support of information literacy;
  • Knowledge of library database searching, the research process, and principles of active learning as applied to information literacy;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

Additional Information:

This is a Part-time MCCC Unit Professional Position. For further information, see the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/humanresources/policy.aspx

Hourly Rate:  $28.29 per hour; eligible for earned paid time off in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement

Hours: 9 hours per week. Total hours per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30) not to exceed 974 hours and 18.5 hours per week. 

Schedule:  Monday and Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm during the fall and spring semesters. Training to be held during the work schedule.

Start Date:  August 2019

Application Deadline:  7/18/2019


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