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Part-Time Assistant Librarian (2 Positions), Danvers Campus Library, North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA

Part-Time Assistant Librarian (2 Positions) Danvers Campus Library, North Shore Community College
- Non-benefited, MCCC unit position


These are 20 hour per week positions during the academic semester that include two evenings per week
(4-8 pm) and two Saturday mornings per semester (9am-12pm) with the remainder of hours fulfilled
when the library is open, negotiated upon hire. Requests for reemployment are considered for
renewal each semester for the academic year and for summer sessions.


General Summary:
North Shore Community College Library seeks two enthusiastic and student-focused librarians reporting
to the Coordinator of Public Services to provide reference and instructional services on the Danvers
Campus Library during assigned hours when classes are in session.


These positions are members of the Library's Reference & Instructional Services Team and will also
participate in one of the Library's strategic priorities teams in the areas of Assessment & Data or Diversity,
Inclusion & Social Justice. This is a great opportunity for candidates interested and willing to learn about
assessment and data applications or diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies in academic libraries and
higher education.


The successful candidates must enjoy working with our diverse community of users and share a
commitment to support student learning.


Specific Responsibilities
● Staffs the reference and research services desk and accommodates student, faculty or staff
preferences for connecting with assistance through drop in services, chat, email, SMS messaging,
or appointment bookings


● Contributes to information literacy initiatives and participates in the design and provision of
library instruction that promotes the information literacy competencies of our students


● Works within one of the Library's strategic priorities teams: Assessment & Data or Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice to organize the library's activities and support staff members in their contributions and work within these areas


● Undertakes outreach activities to faculty in assigned liaison areas


● Participates in collection development activities in assigned liaison areas and other areas as requested by the Coordinator of Public Services


● Participates in collection maintenance and collection assessment activities


● Follows and contributes to HELM network developments


● Participates in Reference & Instructional Team meetings, Library All Staff meetings and Strategic
Priority Team Meetings


● Assists in the development and presentation of new library programs and services at College events, programs and institutes

● Exhibits professional growth through participation in trainings, workshops and professional conferences


● Provides backup circulation services as needed


● Performs other duties as required by the Coordinator of Public Services or the Director of Library & Learning Resource Services


Required Qualifications:
1. MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS Candidate may be considered with appropriate coursework)
2. Reference and instruction experience
3. Knowledge of online databases and Internet resources
4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
5. Reliability and dependability are extremely important


Additional Information:
Salary: $28.29 per hour, non-benefited position
Starting date: September 2019


North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not
discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability,
genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment
pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title
IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities
Act, and regulations promulgated there under, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part
104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to Thanh Giddarie,
Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at
978 739-5470, 1 Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA 01923.


Application Instructions:
Submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position
at https://nscc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=114656